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Journeys : Oct Nov 2010
72 October / November 2010 Here, there, everywhere Hobart Corner Murray and Patrick Streets Phone 6232 6300 Hobart Collins Street RACT Travelworld Shop 1, 110 Collins Street Phone 6222 9222 Rosny Park Rosny Mall 2 Bayfield Street Phone 6212 6777 Harvey Lennon RACT Chief Operating Officer European stopovers Stopovers are a great way to break-up a long jour ney, particularly during travel to and from Europe. A break of two or three days helps to ensure that you arrive at your destination refreshed and ready to start that special European tour or holiday. On the return trip, a stopover of a couple of days lets you wind dow n before retur ning home. The stopover location generally depends on the airline selected. Flying Qantas will provide options of Hong Kong, Bangkok or Singapore. Emirates will take you via Dubai, Ethiad via Abu Dhabi, and Singapore airlines via Singapore. The attractions naturally depend on the stopover location and may include shopping, learning about a different culture and history, seeing wonderful architecture or just relaxing by the pool. With the European Early Bird season fast approaching, now's a good time to start planning your European summer 2011 adventure -- and why not con sider a stopover? Ask your R ACT Travelworld consultant for advice on a stopover that meets your needs when you are booking your next European trip. Evening in Europe events We'll be hosting these interesting and informative events around Tasmania in the week beginning 9 November. A range of European product will be showcased at the sessions as well as details on flights to Europe. Please call 1300 368 111 or talk to your R ACT Travelworld consultant to secure your place at a session in your region. For example in Dubai, if you are into rela xing and want to spoil yourself, consider the amazing Burj al Arab. If you just want to have fun or when you're travelling with children, con sider Atlantis with its awesome water park way out into the Gulf on the man-made Palm Jumeirah. On the other hand if you want to experience a little of Old Dubai and seek out bargains in the Gold Souks then perhaps the J W Mar riott might be the place to stay. In Singapore, there have been some amazing recent developments, particularly around the waterfront. Consider staying at Marina Bay Sands, the newly-developed integrated resort comprising three 55-storey towers with the dramatic SkyPark spanning them. Anzac Day 2011 on the Kokoda Trail. Looking for a little adventure, interested in learning more about the courageous efforts of our Diggers in Papua New Guinea, want to test your ow n courage and determination? Join a group of like- minded Tasmanians on the An zac Day Kokoda trek, departing 17 April 2011. This 14-day tour with the experts from Getaway Trekking will take you along the full Kokoda Trail as well as taking in the Norther n Beaches, which are both a place of historical significance and a stunningly beautiful place to unwind. This epic jour ney will be all the more poignant with the Anzac Day ser vice held at Isurava during the trek. Call 1300 368 111 or speak to your R ACT Travelworld consultant to book your space on this epic journey. Holiday Club news The winner of the Win a Trip to Melbour ne in our latest Holiday Club promotion was Linda Smith of Hobart. Holiday Club provides a weekly email update on special offers and exciting new travel products, with special deals and prizes for members. To join, just go to w w w.racttravelworld.com.au and click on the Holiday Club button. Watch out in the upcoming Holiday Club e-newsletters for the next member competition.
Aug Sep 2010