TAKE the kids on a 9-day driving holiday through Italy with a new package including holiday park accommodation and car hire from Tempo Holidays. The Tuscany & the Italian Lakes tour includes four nights’ accommodation at Norcenni Girasole Club in Figline Valdarno near Florence, four nights at Bella Italia at Lake Garda and nine days’ car hire from $A1764 per family, based on two adults and two children sharing one cabin. The offer is valid for sale until September 14, 2013 and for travel April 27 – September 14. Starting in Figline Valdarno, the itinerary winds its way through some of Tuscany’s most enchanting towns including Greve in Chianti where you can sample the region’s superb wine and local delicacies, medieval Siena and the tiny hilltop city of San Gimignano.
It continues to Lake Garda where the whole family can enjoy visits to nearby Gardaland, one of Europe’s largest amusement parks, and the Bugatti Ferrari Museum. Each holiday park features fully equipped self-catering cabins, onsite restaurants, recreational facilities, English speaking-staff, free onsite parking and a reception offering maps and travel tips. Travellers will also receive a free welcome pack including a bottle of wine and linen on arrival. www.tempoholidays.com
STAY four nights for the price of three at Hotel La Demeure in Paris from just $A368 per person twin share, valid for sale until December 31, 2013. The deal includes four nights’ accommodation, daily breakfast and an arrival transfer and applies to stays between now and March 31; July 1, and August 31; and November 1 -and December 31 and for consecutive night stays only. Located in the Left Bank, Hotel La Demeure is a contemporary 3-star property just minutes by metro to the city’s finest monuments such as the Louvre, Notre Dame and Eiffel Tower.
In London, book a stay at a selected Grange Hotel and receive a free Harrods open top bus tour which includes a Thames cruise. Hotel prices start from $107 per person based on one night at the Grange Strathmore valid for sale and travel until December 31 2013.
In Rome, stay at the centrally located Hotel White with daily breakfast from just $A135 per person twin share per night, valid for sale and travel until December 31, 2013. The hotel is near the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps and is the ideal base to explore the city. www.tempoholidays.com
SAVE 30% on a 10-day independent tour of Egypt. The Nile in Style includes a four-night Nile cruise, private touring in Cairo and Abu Simbel, 3 to 4-star accommodation and domestic flights now from just $A1291 per person twin share, based on the Cost Saver plan and valid for travel until September 27, 2013.
The itinerary explores Cairo’s greatest sites including the Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara, the Egyptian Museum and Khan El Khalili bazaar before sailing from Luxor to Aswan stopping at the Luxor and Karnak temples, the Valley of the Kings, Aswan High Dam, Philae Temple and more. You’ll also enjoy a sailboat ride around Kitchener Island before continuing to the spectacular rock temple of Abu Simbel, which was rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser in the 1960s. www.tempoholidays.com
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