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Home > Newsletter - February 2006
Happy New Year from the team at Luxury Downunder! We wish you a prosperous 2006 and look forward to helping you plan your valuable holiday time in the year ahead. With the peak season behind us there's some real bargains to be found and in this edition you'll find hotel, cruise and flight specials that will hopefully provide inspiration while you're toiling away at the office.

In this issue:

Featured Property - Wrotham Park Lodge, Outback North Queensland
Cruise offers - Exclusive P&O South Pacific specials - save up to 50%
5 Star Hotel deals - The Langham Melbourne, Swiss Grand Sydney & Quay West Suites Brisbane
Business Class Flights - London from $5,165 with Thai Airways plus more
Current news - Redeem your Membership Reward points for any travel, anytime
Meet the team - introducing Elisabete Henriques

Featured Property - Wrotham Park Lodge, Outback North Queensland

Wrotham Park Lodge caters to a maximum of 20 guests, providing an unparalleled outback experience that brings together wilderness, wildlife and a hint of luxury. Enjoy Horse riding, canoeing, fishing, mountain biking, quad biking and cattle mustering at this authentic working cattle station. Fly from Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne to Cairns, then board your private charter flight to Wrotham Park Lodge. Enjoy four nights of outback luxury, all meals and most activities. Package Price: $2720 per person. Valid to first 10 bookings only.

All meals and drinks are included with the highlight being the nightly 7 course degustation dinners, prepared by the team of three chefs (quite a nice ratio with a maximum of 10 couples staying at the one time). Read further details or speak to one of our consultants who've stayed at Peppers Spicers Peak Lodge.

P&O Cruise Specials - save up to 50% and receive onboard credit with these exclusive deals

Pacific Princess 12 night Easter Cruise
- Departs Sydney 11 April 2007
- Travel up the Queensland coast, through the Whitsundays, Cairns and Port Douglas to Cooktown and back
- Save up to 30% plus receive $100pp onboard credit per adult
- Prices start from only $3,139pp per adult (outside cabin, twin share)
Click for details including deck plans, cruise route videos and more.

Sun Princess 28 night Round-Australia Cruise
- Departs Sydney 07 Nov 2007
- Cruise through the Whitsundays, Cooktown, Darwin, Broome, Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne then Tasmania then back to Sydney
- Save up to 30% plus receive $250pp onboard credit per adult
- Prices start from only $6,891pp per adult (outside cabin, twin share)

Click for details including deck plans, cruise route videos and more.

5 Star Hotel Specials

Blue Wooloomooloo Bay - A change of name from W Sydney for this award-winning boutique hotel which Special includes daily in-room breakfast for two adults from $279 per night

Outrigger on the Beach at Salt - Special from $143 per room per night

Rendezvous Sanctuary Resort Broome - from $268 per room per night

Business Class Flight Specials

Fly Sydney - New York with Japan Airlines from $6,398 + taxes

Fly Sydney - London with Malaysian Airlines from $4,795 + taxes

Fly Sydney - Los Angeles with Air Tahiti Nui from $5,195 + taxes

Fly Sydney - Singapore with Gulf Air from $3,297 + taxes

Fly Sydney - Hong Kong with Virgin Atlantic from $4,060 + taxes

Conditions apply and seats are limited. For further details and bookings please call 1800 007987.

Use your Membership Rewards Points for any travel at anytime!

American Express Cardmembers can now redeem their points with Luxury Downunder for virtually any type of travel including accommodation, cruises, tours and flights with no seat restrictions or blackout dates. Get further details and use our points calculator to learn just how far your points will take you!

Luxury Downunder makes Luxury Travel Agency Gold List

In our October 2005 newsletter we asked for your vote and you didn't let us down. We're very pleased to have made Luxury Travel Magazine's Gold List for 2006, ranked #5 in the Luxury Travel Agency category. Thanks very much for your nominations and we'll continue to try to impress you with our terrific product knowledge, attention to detail and around the clock support in the year ahead.

Meet the team - introducing Elisabete

Plucked straight from college 3 years ago, Lis has proven her mettle with a very strong customer focus and willingness to learn. Lis made her mark specialising in Club Med holidays and was recognised as Australia's top Club Med achiever in just her first year.

My industry experience: 3 years
Awards I've won: Qantas Holidays Queensland Domestic Achiever 2005, Club Med Top Consultant 2003
My interests: Travelling, Latin dancing, netball, swimming
Australian Highlights I've visited: Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cairns, Westin Sydney, Hayman Island, Daydream Island, Hamilton Island, Club Med Lindeman Island, Couran Cove Resort
My favourite Queensland Islands: Hayman Island
My favourite destination: Tropical North Queensland
My favourite holiday experience: Visiting family in Portugal followed by a quick jaunt through London, Paris and Amsterdam
My next trip: Shopping in Kuala Lumpur and a break at Club Med Cherating Beach

Our experienced consultants frequently inspect the travel products we recommend and can provide accurate, unbiased advice. Call Elisabete on 1800 007987 to save time and effort planning your next holiday.

Contact Us

To book your next holiday or any of the deals listed above, call our team between 8am to 7pm, Mon-Fri and 9am to 5pm Sat-Sun on 1800 007 987.

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