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APT offers savings on Australia and New Zealand holidays

Sydney Harbour
Sydney Harbour

APT  is offering agents the chance to offer savings of up to GBP1,000 (approx US$1,280) per couple on a selection of Premium and Luxury escorted holidays to Australia and New Zealand.

Included in the promotion is the tour operator’s longest tour down under, the 36-day Discover Australia & New Zealand.

The journey starts in Perth travelling via the Red Centre, Tropical North Queensland, Sydney and Melbourne in Australia, to Auckland, the Bay of Islands, Wellington, Queenstown and the highlights of the South Island before departing from Christchurch, New Zealand.

Included sightseeing highlights range from a cruise on Perth’s Swan river, to a visit to Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service, sunset and sunrise at Uluru, snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, a Sydney Harbour cruise, and in New Zealand a Maori Hangi Feast, cruising the Milford Sound and a special dinner at Lake Tekapo.

Departures from September 2017 to March 2018 can be booked and cost from GBP7,495 (approx US$9,615) per person. This is on twin share basis, and offers a saving of GBP1,000 per couple. The price includes return scheduled flights from Heathrow, all flights within Australia and flight from Sydney to Auckland, all sightseeing, 46 meals, services of a tour director, local guides and all overseas transfers, tipping and luggage porterage.

The 33-day New Zealand Getaway & East Coast Adventure can also be booked at a saving of GBP1,000 per couple and is priced from GBP6,995 (approx US$8,970) per person, twin share. Other offers included as part of the special promotion.

Agents in the Luxury sector can also offer a GBP500 (approx US$650) per couple saving on APT’s 26-day New Zealand Splendour, now from GBP6,545 (approx US$8,390) per person twin share.

All tours are fully escorted and inclusive of sightseeing, meals, tipping and international and domestic flights as brochured. These itineraries can also be booked on a tour-only basis through agents’ preferred wholesalers.

Offers are valid on all bookings made before 31 May 2017 and are subject to availability.