Europe & the UK: the latest packages and special offers


Europe & the UK: the latest packages and special offers

Tempo Holidays has launched a new air and land offer in conjunction with Etihad Airways, where clients can access value for money airfares when booking through the wholesaler and receive up to $350 credit to be spent on any of its land product including specials. Destinations include Paris, London, Frankfurt, Geneva, Munich, Milan, Athens and Istanbul. The economy airfares are valid for sale until August 31 for departures between July 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012. Flying ex Sydney to Milan in economy M class costs from $2212. For more information, visit

Clients can ring in the New Year in a magical winter atmosphere or watch the Aurora Borealis from the edge of a glacier on a journey to Iceland with Bentours. The company offers a range of winter tours in Iceland including the four-day New Year’s Eve Celebration in Reykjavik from $607. Departing December 30, 2011, the package includes three nights at a four-star hotel, dinner at a top Reykjavik restaurant and a tour of local bonfire parties with traditional folk songs and fireworks displays followed by sparkling wine and canapes. For more information, visit

Greece and Mediterranean Travel Centre has recently added a new boutique property in Santorini to its product offering. Petit Palace opened its doors in April and is located just two kilometres from Fira town. All 14 suites are elegantly furnished and have their own private balcony with volcano views. Prices start from $280 for a Petit Suite per night, including breakfast and wine and fruits upon arrival. For more information, visit

Discounts of more than $550 on the Peugeot 3008 Premium Pack Ceilo for collections before August 31 are now available from DriveAway Holidays. A 21-day lease now costs only $1855 and extra days are $29 per day. This six speed diesel manual model features a glass roof, air conditioning, alloy wheels and GPS. There are no additional collection or return fees within France. For more information, visit

Scenic Tours offers the 15-day Jewels of Europe river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest, with free return flights including taxes. These 2012 voyages take in Amsterdam, the German destinations of Cologne, the Rhine Gorge, Rüdesheim, Würzburg, Bamberg, Nuremburg, Regensburg and Passau, and Austrian highlights such as Linz, Melk, Dürnstein and Vienna. Prices start from $6095, with earlybird savings available for bookings made by September 30. For more information, visit