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Qantas Holidays - the travel experts ys provides Qantas Holida ility 4 Choice and flexib ustry d 4 Specialist travel in knowledge 4 Exceptional value 4 Peace of mindAustralian Experts Global SupportThe reason Qantas Holidays knows Australia With representatives in some 140 officesbetter than anyone else is simple - we’re around the world, we provide a completeAustralian with 35 years of experience. service from the start of your holiday rightAll our expert staff have travelled extensively through to your arrival back home. Whereverthroughout Australia, New Zealand, the Far East you are, you won’t be far from our expert staffand around the world and are happy to pass on who will be happy to help, whatever yourthe benefits of their first-hand knowledge to all requirements.our customers. Worldwide ChoiceAs part of the Qantas group we are the team We hope you’ll be inspired by the holidaysto trust with your holiday needs. inside this brochure, but they are just a smallSomething for Everyone part of the complete product range we haveAlthough the products on the following pages available. We aim to give you the widest choicedemonstrate the diversity of holidays that we possible, not only in Australia but worldwide. Stopover en route to Australiacan offer, they are merely suggestions and any You can fly fast and direct to Australia or you Valueelements can be changed. We realise flexibility can stopover along the way. The choice is As one of the world’s largest tour operators, weis important to independent travellers. Qantas yours. Your travel consultant will be happy are able to use our buying power to pass onHolidays’ exciting range of accommodation, not only to provide you with a copy of our great savings to you. This means that we cansightseeing, coach or rail touring, car or ‘Asia and Beyond’ brochure but will also help offer you the very best value for money, rightcampervan hire and cruising offers a huge you plan an itinerary to suit both your time across our comprehensive range of holidays.choice to tailor-make a unique holiday itinerary. frame and budget.The inbound bookings for Qantas Holidays are This ensures you are provided with a completemanaged by Tour East Australia, a joint venture service from the start of your holiday rightbetween the Qantas Group and the Tour East through to your arrival back home. WhereverHTT organisation, a company founded over 30 you are you won’t be far from expert staffyears ago in Singapore. Tour East Australia has who will be happy to help, whatever yourrepresentatives all around the world. requirements.
The Pebbles, Northern TerritoryAustralia 4-5 South Australia 110Unique Experiences in Australia 6 Adelaide 112-115 Accommodation ratings*Getting Around Australia 7 Beyond Adelaide 116 These ratings are provided as a guide onlySelf-Drive Holidays 8-9 Kangaroo Island 117-118 and may alter throughout the year due to aCar Hire 10 Tasmania 119 change of circumstance. Ratings may alsoCampervan Hire 11 Tasmania Sightseeing 120-121 vary from room to room.Accommodation Passes 12 Hobart 122-123Coach Touring 13-14 TTTTT Deluxe property providing the Launceston 124Rail Holidays 15 Tasmanias National Parks 125 highest international standards ofNew South Wales 16 accommodation and cuisine, excellent New Zealand 126Sydney 18-28 facilities and outstanding service. Coach Touring 128-129Beyond Sydney 29-31 Self-Drive Holidays 130-131 TTTT Superior property, providing well-Queensland 32 Car Hire & Campervan Hire 132 appointed rooms, a wide range of facilitiesCairns & Cairns Beaches 35-47 Accommodation Passes 133Coastal Queensland 48 and a high standard of service. Ferry Crossing & Scenic Rail Travel 134Queensland Islands & Mini Tours & Cruising 135 TTT Standard property providingThe Whitsundays 49-55 Auckland 136-139 comfortable rooms, pleasant service andSouthern Queensland & Bay of Islands 140 adequate facilities.Fraser Island 56 Rotorua 141-143Cruising The Whitsundays & Eastern North Island 144 TT Moderate accommodation withGreat Barrier Reef 57-58 comfortable furnishings and facilities. Wellington 145-146Sunshine Coast 59-60 Marlborough & Nelson 147 *These ratings are not an official rating.Brisbane 61-64 Christchurch 148-151Gold Coast 65-70 South Island Coast & Glacier Country 152-153Victoria 71 Queenstown 154-158Melbourne 73-80 Wanaka & Dunedin 159Beyond Melbourne 81-82 South Pacific 160Northern Territory 83 Fiji 161Uluru (Ayers Rock) 85-86 Nadi, Lautoka & Denarau Island 162Alice Springs 87-90 Coral Coast 163Kings Canyon & MacDonnell Ranges 91 Island Resorts 164-166Red Centre Mini Tours 92 Cruising 167 This brochure is proudly printed on PEFCDarwin 93-96 certified paper. PEFC is an international Vanuatu 168Beyond Darwin 97 certification programme promoting sustainable PEFC/XX-XX-XX New Caledonia, Western Samoa & Tonga 169 forest management which assures consumers that a forestWestern Australia 98 Cook Islands 170 product can be tracked from a certified, managed forestPerth 100-103 Tahiti 171 through all steps of processing and production in the supplyBeyond Perth 104-109 Booking Conditions 172 chain by a Chain of Custody process.
AUSTRALIA Australia Free-spirited Australia is a continent offering endless holiday experiences. Australia will surprise and excite you. The country is young, adventurous, stylish and friendly with unique animals and a fantastic climate. Around 130 nationalities call Australia home making it one of the most multicultural countries in the world. Devils Marbles, Northern Territory Devil’s Marbles, Northern Territory New South Wales South Australia Rich with natural wonders; white sandy beaches and dense sub- Enjoy internationally acclaimed wines, world-famous festivals, art tropical forests, rugged high country and the scorched expanses of galleries and museums; cruise down the Murray River and watch sea the Outback, to name just a few. It also boasts Australia’s largest city, lions at play on Kangaroo Island. You’ll love South Australia’s rich Sydney, where you’ll find great dining, shopping and entertainment. heritage and spectacular natural attractions. Queensland Northern Territory Australia’s ‘Sunshine State’ has is all; the spectacular Great Barrier Australia’s heartland is steeped in mystery. Full of ancient Dreamtime Reef, the virgin rainforest of the Daintree, the beautiful Whitsunday legends, the Territory also boasts balmy tropical beaches, lonely deserts, Islands and, of course, the Outback. Brisbane and the Gold Coast are lush rainforests, stunning gorges, massive monoliths, a huge array of 4 famous for fantastic entertainment, shopping, dining and nightlife. wildlife and colourful outback characters.
AUSTRALIA Australia’s icons are many faceted. There is the awesome beauty and wild colour of the natural icons including Uluru (Ayers Rock), the Great Barrier Reef and Kakadu National Park, Then there are the man-made icons such as the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge in Sydney and the glitzy Gold Coast in Queensland.Devils Marbles, Northern TerritoryTwelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, VictoriaVictoria TasmaniaYou’ll find just about everything in Victoria; untouched eucalypt Breathe the world’s cleanest air, taste the purest water and wanderrainforests, sandy beaches, the Victorian Alps, the dazzling and through pristine, World Heritage-listed wilderness. Tasmania also hascosmopolitan city of Melbourne, some of the best winemakers in the friendly cities, great local food, perfectly preserved historic buildings andworld and towns that offer an insight into Australia’s wild past. a thriving creative culture.Western AustraliaSwim with dolphins in the crystal-clear ocean, explore the untouched A holiday in Australia may transform your life! With an excellentwilderness of the Kimberley, visit the historic town of Fremantle, go transport network and direct flights into all the major regions you canwine tasting in the famous Margaret River region, swim, surf, fish, explore Australia in as little as two to three weeks and create your ownwindsurf and sail in beautiful Perth. unique holiday experience. 5
AUSTRALIA - UNIQUE EXPERIENCES Create your own holiday experience Australia is a continent offering endless holiday experiences. On this page we suggest the possible sights to see in just three weeks from either the east or west coast but your holiday can commence from any of the major gateways. Ask your travel consultant to help you create your own unique experience. Sydney Opera House From Sydney (East Coast) From Perth (West Coast) Week 1: Sydney and surrounds Week 1: Perth and surrounds Start in the cobblestone streets of The Rocks where Sydney began. Cruise the Swan River past parks and skyscrapers to 40 vineyards in Explore the harbour on a ferry or sightseeing cruise. Take a guided the Swan Valley, or the Perth Zoo. Visit Rottnest Island, where you can tour backstage at the Opera House. Discover the city’s beach culture explore history and bike ride to secret beaches. Feast on seafood and at Bondi and Manly. Get up close and personal with Australia’s soak up the carnival atmosphere in historic Fremantle. Discover the unique animals at Taronga Zoo. Visit the World Heritage-listed Blue lookouts, landscaped gardens and Aboriginal heritage of huge Kings Mountains and spend the night in a quaint mountain village. Park. Swim, surf, fish, windsurf and sail on uncrowded beaches such Discover the Hawkesbury River and the surf beaches of the Central as Cottlesloe or Scarborough. Then skip between the sunny Coast. Visit the Hunter Valley wineries for gourmet food and wine boardwalks, beaches and marinas of the Sunset Coast. and swim with dolphins in Port Stephens. Week 2: Margaret River and south-west or north – Ningaloo Week 2: Sydney – Melbourne Follow the South-West, Goldfields and Beaches drive to Margaret Fly or drive to Melbourne. Visit Federation Square, Melbourne’s River. Stop to swim with dolphins in Mandurah. Spend the night in landmark cultural space, and wander nearby Southbank. Explore the whale-watching town of Dunsborough. Drive through beachside the city’s laneways for alfresco dining, jazz and wine bars, cafes Yallingup into Margaret River with its 60 wineries. Alternatively, drive and boutiques. Take the tram to St Kilda and stroll the promenade. north from Perth to Ningaloo Reef. Dive or snorkel with a huge range Go shopping on bohemian Brunswick Street or chic Chapel Street. of tropical fish and coral. Stay in the surfing town of Exmouth or idyllic Walk through the Royal Botanic Gardens or catch an AFL game at Coral Bay. Four wheel drive in Cape Range National Park, where red the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Day trip to Phillip Island to watch rock gorges meet Ningaloo’s white beaches and turquoise seas. fairy penguins waddle home en masse. Drive the spectacular Week 3: Perth – Broome, Darwin or Sydney Great Ocean Road to the magnificent Twelve Apostles. Fly from Perth to Broome or get there driving north from Ningaloo, Week 3: Melbourne – Red Centre – Sydney gateway to the Kimberley. Buy pearls in Chinatown or ride a camel Fly to Alice Springs, the outback hub of Australia’s Red Centre. at sunset along Cable Beach. Four wheel drive to Aboriginal Browse Aboriginal art and learn about the town’s pioneers in heritage communities on the Dampier Peninsula. Fly to Darwin from either sites. Drive the Red Centre Way or join a tour across the outback. Perth or Broome if you want to discover Australia’s tropical Top End. In the West MacDonnell Ranges, swim in Glen Helen Gorge and see Swim beneath waterfalls in lush Litchfield National Park, then continue Standley Chasm blaze in the midday sun. Wander the desert oasis of driving the Nature’s Way to World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Palm Valley in Finke Gorge National Park. Trek to the rim of Kings Park. Alternatively, travel from Perth to Sydney on the epic Indian Canyon. See Uluru (Ayers Rock) by foot, camel, helicopter or motorbike. Pacific rail journey, stopping for whistle-stop tours in Kalgoorlie, Learn about its Dreamtime origins. Discover Kata Tjuta on the Valley Adelaide and Broken Hill. 6 of the Winds Walk. Then fly back to Sydney via Alice Springs.
AUSTRALIA - GETTING AROUND Getting around Australia You know Australia is a big country, but you may not know how easy it is to get around. The untouched beaches that stretch for miles and deserts that touch the horizon are all within your reach. Want to sail the Whitsundays, cross the continent by car or take a train through the rainforest canopy? There are many ways you can explore this vast and diverse country.Near Proserpine, QueenslandAirAustralia’s domestic airlines - Qantas,Jetstar, Virgin Blue, Rex and theirsubsidiaries - serve all state capital cities andregional centres.Drive Monkey MiaAustralia has a vast network of well-maintained roads and some of the mostbeautiful touring routes in the world.In this brochure you’ll find fixed self-driveitineraries using Hertz cars or you can renta Hertz car or Maui/Britz campervan andtravel where the mood takes you at yourown pace.Accommodation passesThese are a convenient, flexible and cost- e id elaeffective way to travel around Australia and gs ny Ad rin ba SpNew Zealand. They are ideal to combine k Al 2655 oc ice sR 1693 3714 Alwith your Hertz rental car. Australian driving distances er e an ll Ay 1739 3758 468 Hi isb • Distances are in kilometres en 2127 4369 3064 3512 BrCoach ok 510 2752 1790 1834 1617 • Distance to Hobart excludes the Br s irnTour companies offer daily sightseeing ra Melbourne/Devonport ferry journey Ca er 2845 4669 2435 2883 1826 1971 nb intours as well as extended, escorted and 1212 3867 2905 2949 1331 1108 3157 Ca • 1 kilometre equals 0.6 miles rw rt Da 3225 4690 1532 1980 3582 3322 2953 4233 rraindependant itineraries. ba nu Ho 1007 3662 2700 2744 1927 1095 3753 903 4232 nu y e Ku kaRail 3392 3815 1699 2147 3749 3489 3120 4400 875 4399 rn ac ou 2845 5033 2473 2921 1044 2335 786 2365 2991 2971 3158 M Isa elbTrain travel gives you an insight into nt 755 3410 2448 2492 1675 843 3501 651 3580 252 4147 2719 M d ou an seAustralia’s size and diversity. Your travelling 2850 4915 1157 1605 1907 2164 1278 2724 1675 3070 1842 1316 2818 M di dl rth ra He 2713 407 3772 3816 4427 2810 4727 3925 4283 3720 3408 5901 3468 4973 Pe Paoptions range from budget to luxury and a rt rs Po 4531 2225 3289 3737 5339 4628 4710 5743 2465 5338 1590 4748 5286 3432 1818 rferange of rail passes lets you see large ey 2207 4449 3144 3592 80 1697 1906 1251 3662 2092 3829 1124 1840 1987 4507 5419 Su dnsections of Australia at an affordable price. 1422 3922 2960 3004 1027 1170 2853 304 4095 1145 4096 2061 893 2420 4135 5953 947 Sy 7
Self-DriveAUSTRALIA - SELF-DRIVE HOLIDAYS Holidays Australia is the perfect place for a driving holiday. Hiring a car is an ideal way to see the real Australia at its best. You can plan your own itinerary, travel at your own pace and stop wherever the mood takes you. Or you can follow one of the itineraries featured on these pages or you can ask your travel consultant to help you put together your own itinerary. It’s your choice. Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia Sydney, Central Coast & Hunter Wine Southern Coastal Explorer Southern Victoria Discovery Region Explorer From Sydney From Sydney From Melbourne 9 days/8 nights 11 days/10 nights 11 days/10 nights Sydney (2), Gosford (1), Newcastle (2), Sydney (1), Wollongong (1), Nowra (1), Batemans Melbourne (1), Geelong (1), Lorne (1), Apollo Bay Muswellbrook (1), Mudgee (1), Orange (1) Bay (1), Merimbula (1), Bairnsdale (2), Foster (1), (1), Warnambool (2), Portland (1), Hamilton (1), Operated by: Choice Hotels Australasia Melbourne (2) Ballarat (1), Melbourne (1) Operated by: Choice Hotels Australasia Operated by: Choice Hotels Australasia Itinerary Days 1 & 2: In Sydney Itinerary Itinerary Sydney, Australia’s gateway city is an amazing place, with Day 1: Sydney Day 1: Melbourne iconic tourist attractions such as the Opera House, Sydney Sydney, Australia’s gateway city is an amazing place, In Melbourne. See pages 74-75 for suggested things to Harbour Bridge and the spectacular Sydney Harbour itself. with many attractions. See pages 19-21 for suggested see and do. Day 3: Sydney to Central Coast - 80km (50 miles) things to do. Day 2: Melbourne to Geelong - 80km (49 miles) The Central Coast is less than an hour’s drive north of Day 2: Sydney to Wollongong - 85km (53 miles) Drive to Geelong, the ‘City by the Bay’. Sydney. Enjoy stunning beaches and wandering Drive to Wollongong, a city perfect for fishing, boating Day 3: Geelong to Lorne - 70km (43 miles) waterways, fresh seafood and soaking up a laid back and swimming. Travel along the stunning coastline of Great Ocean Road lifestyle. Day 3: Wollongong to Nowra - 80km (49 miles) to Lorne, a cosmopolitan seaside resort. Days 4 & 5: Central Coast to Newcastle & Hunter Nowra is a popular resort with stunning beaches. Wreck Day 4: Lorne to Apollo Bay - 45km (28 miles) Valley Wine Region - 90km (56 miles) Bay and Jervis Bay are popular for surfing and fishing. This stretch of the Great Ocean Road is the most Explore the seaside villages and National Parks around Day 4: Nowra to Batemans Bay - 120km (74 miles) picturesque. On arrival at Apollo Bay visit the fishing fleet; Newcastle, then head inland to sample the delights of the Batemans Bay offers local seafood restaurants, cafés and it has become part of the visitor experience. Hunter Wine Country. There are many well-known art galleries, while at Mogo Zoo you can get up close and wineries with cellar door tastings. Days 5 & 6: Apollo Bay to Warrnambool - personal with many exotic species. 165km (103 miles) Day 6: Newcastle to Muswellbrook - Day 5: Batemans Bay to Merimbula - See the Twelve Apostles, giant rock stacks that are a 127km (79 miles) 180km (112 miles) central feature of the spectacular Port Campbell National Travel on to Muswellbrook and get a sense of regional Continue south to the resort and fishing town of Park. Visit The Otway Fly Treetop Walk in the magnificent Australia in the upper Hunter Valley. Merimbula. Take a cruise to Gabo Island or join a whale Otway Ranges. Day 7: Muswellbrook to Mudgee - watching cruise (April to June). Day 7: Warrnambool to Portland - 200km (124 miles) Days 6 & 7: Merimbula to Bairnsdale - 100km (62 miles) Mudgee offers many well renowned wineries to explore. 300km (186 miles) Spend the day in Portland and ride the historic tram or Day 8: Mudgee to Orange - 190km (118 miles) Visit the scenic seaside village of Eden, with its amazing travel 20 kilometres west and take the famous Seals Tour Orange offers a fantastic selection of local foods, wines harbour and fantastic beaches. Continue south and visit the at Cape Bridgewater. and sights to savour. local sights and the Gippsland Lakes region. Day 8: Portland to Hamilton - 86km (53 miles) Day 9: Orange to Blue Mountains and Sydney - Day 8: Bairnsdale to Foster - 190km (118 miles) Travel to the Grampians National Park, famous for its 280km (174 miles) Wilsons Promontory National Park is renowned for its abundant wildlife and pristine waterfalls. On the last leg of your journey back to Sydney, stop and natural beauty and variety of wildlife, including a huge Day 9: Hamilton to Ballarat - 180km (112 miles) admire the spectacular views along the way. Visit the variety of birds. Visit Sovereign, a replica of the rich gold-rush period famous rock formation ‘The Three Sisters’, enjoy the thrill Days 9 & 10: Foster to Melbourne - during the 1800’s and a great day out for the history buff aboard the Scenic Railway or take in the majesty of the 172km (107 miles) or the family. Megalong Valley. Arrive Sydney, where tour ends. Make the most of your stay in Melbourne. See pages 71- Day 10: Ballarat to Melbourne - 113km (70 miles) Price per person: 75 for suggested things to do. Drive back to Melbourne. Standard twin/double share: from A$1,077 Day 11: Tour ends. Day 11: Tour ends. 8 Price per person: Price per person: Standard twin/double share: from A$1,160 Standard twin/double share: from A$1,169
AUSTRALIA - SELF-DRIVE HOLIDAYS Price includes • Choice of sta ndard or superio accommodatio r n • Hertz Group C car hire • A selection of maps • A detailed itine rary with tips on see along the w what to ay • 24-hour assis tance NOTE: All prices are in AUD and should be used as a guide only.Seventy Five Mile Beach, Fraser IslandMelbourne to Adelaide via Great South West Wanderer Tasmanian ExplorerGreat Ocean RoadFrom Melbourne From Perth From Devonport11 days/10 nights 10 days/9 nights 10 days/9 nightsMelbourne (2), Geelong (1), Lorne (1), Apollo Perth (2), Mandurah (1), Bunbury (1), Margaret Launceston (1), Georgetown (1), Hobart (2), PortBay (1), Port Fairy (1), Portland (1), Mt Gambier River (2), Albany (2), Perth (1) Arthur (1), Queenstown (2), Devonport (2)(2), Adelaide (1) Operated by: Choice Hotels Australasia Operated by: Choice Hotels AustralasiaOperated by: Choice Hotels Australasia Itinerary ItineraryItinerary Days 1 & 2: Perth Arrive into Devonport on the ‘Spirit of Tasmania’ andDays 1 & 2: Melbourne. Perth is a beautiful city offering an array of entertainment, begin your scenic drive around Tasmania.Make the most of your stay in Melbourne - see pages 71- cultural and culinary experiences. See pages 100-101 for Day 1: Devonport to Launceston -75 for suggested things to do. suggested things to do. 100km (62 miles)Day 3: Melbourne to Geelong - 80km (49 miles) Day 3: Perth to Mandurah - 70km (43 miles) Launceston is Australia’s third oldest city, with much of itsTravel to Geelong, the ‘City by the Bay’. Mandurah is one of the fastest growing beachside 19th century architecture remaining intact.Day 4: Geelong to Lorne - 70km (43 miles) locations in Australia. It is home to the Blue Manna Crab Day 2: Launceston to Georgetown -Travel along the stunning coastline of the Great Ocean and also features the new Australian Sailing Museum. 51km (31 miles)Road to Lorne, a cosmopolitan seaside resort. Day 4: Mandurah to Bunbury - Tour the Tamar Valley wineries and drive north to theDay 5: Lorne to Apollo Bay - 45km (28 miles) 120km (74 miles) coastal town of Georgetown. Visit the quaint townshipsThis stretch of the Great Ocean Road is the most Visit the Dolphin Discovery Centre on Koombana Beach, of Bicheno and Swansea and the spectacular Freycinetpicturesque. On arrival at Apollo Bay visit the fishing fleet; where you may also get the opportunity to swim with the National Park.it has become part of the visitor experience.. dolphins. Day 3 & 4: Georgetown to Richmond andDay 6: Apollo Bay to Port Fairy - Days 5 & 6: Bunbury to Margaret River - Hobart - 247km (153 miles)192km (119 miles) 100km (62 miles) Drive to the historic town of Richmond, where little hasSee the Twelve Apostles, giant rock stacks that are a Visit the renowned Margaret River vineyards and the changed in over 150 years and on to Hobart. See pagescentral feature of the spectacular Port Campbell National stunning coastline. 119-121 for things to do in Hobart.Park. Visit The Otway Fly Treetop Walk in the magnificent Days 7 & 8: Margaret River to Albany - Day 5: Hobart to Port Arthur - 110km (68 miles)Otway Ranges. 380km (236 miles) View spectacular coastal scenery as you travel to theDay 7: Port Fairy to Portland - 75km (47 miles) Travel through the spectacular Karri Forests to Walpole. convict settlement of Port Arthur, a living museum ofSpend the day in Portland and ride the historic tram or Visit the spectacular ‘Valley of the Giants’ and explore this Australia’s convict history.travel 20 kilometres west and take the famous Seals Tour natural wonderland of towering trees. Travell to Albany, a Days 6 & 7: Port Arthur to Queenstown -at Cape Bridgewater. historic maritime city with excellent museums. 330km (205 miles)Days 8 & 9: Portland to Mt Gambier - Day 9: Albany to Perth - 417km (259 miles) Queenstown offers the ideal base to explore the scenic120km (74 miles) Return to Perth. and historic Strahan, where you can cruise the majesty ofVisit the famous Blue Lake at Mt Gambier, which is also a Day 10: Tour ends. the Gordon River.great base to tour the Coonawarra wine region. Price per person: Days 8 & 9: Queenstown to Devonport -Day 10: Mt. Gambier to Adelaide - Standard twin/double share: from A$1,080 200km (124 miles)400km (280 miles) Devonport provides the gateway to Tasmania’s mostAdelaide is the capital of South Australia. See pages recognisable landmark, Cradle Mountain, the epitome of110-118 for more information on South Australia. wilderness, with ancient rainforest and alpine heathlands, icy streams cascading out of rugged mountains andDay 11: Tour ends. ancient pines mirrored in the still waters of glacial lakes.Price per person:Standard twin/double share: from A$1,090 Price per person: Standard twin/double share: from A$1,135 9
Car HireAUSTRALIA - HERTZ CAR HIRE Hertz Australia provides a superior service and has over 200 depots nationwide with a great range of vehicles ensuring you get the car of your choice. Hertz has on-location depots at all major international and domestic airports which allow easy and convenient vehicle collection and drop-off. Flinders Ranges, South Australia Price includes Deposits • Hertz car of your choice • All renters require a minimum refundable deposit of • Unlimited kilometres A$400 cash. Cash deposits are only acceptable on car • Damage Cover (DC) classes X, A, B, H, C, S, D and E • Third Party Injury Liability Refunds • 24 hour roadside assistance service • No refunds will be issued on any unused portion of the • Maps available on collection inclusive tour voucher • Local taxes One-way rentals • Vehicle Registration Recovery • One-way rentals are permitted for certain car groups and drop-off charges may apply (details on application) Depots Toyota Yaris Hatch Additional drivers • Hertz has depots conveniently located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Further details • There is no extra charge for additional drivers on application Included renter protection services Optional equipment • Collison Damage Waiver (CDW) provides Accident • Booster seats/child seats approx A$8.80 per day Damage Cover which is subject to a A$3,300 Accident (maximum rental is A$61.60) Damage Excess. Single Vehicle Accident Excess when • Paraplegic hand controls are complimentary driving in remote areas is subject to an additional A$2,200 (Group D only) • Third Party Property Liability Insurance is automatically Optional equipment must be pre-booked, and is payable covered under a third party property damage Master Policy on collection of your vehicle. executed by Hertz and is subject to the renter complying with all Terms and Conditions of the rental Conditions of hire and payment of the Accident Damages Excess (subject Duration of hire to excess) • Hire based on 24 hour rental period Optional renter protection services Toyota Corolla • Minimum hire period of one day Hertz has a number of optional renter protection services • Hertz offers a grace period of 59 minutes on the last day, packages available at time of hire to reduce Accident after which late return charges are as follows: Damage Excess or personal liability. These are payable 1 hour late - one half of the ‘extra days’ rate will apply direct. You should also check what is covered by your 2 hours late - one full day of the ‘extra days’ rate will apply travel insurance policy. Driver qualifications Mandatory costs payable direct to Hertz • All drivers must be 21 years of age or over with a valid • Airport Concession Fee Recovery (ACFR) for airport driver’s licence held for at least 12 months or an pick-ups international licence. The following age restrictions apply: • Under 25 years, driver surcharge of A$27.50 per day 21 years - Category X, A, B, H, C, S, D, E, G, I, P, F, T, V, R (includes GST). Maximum fee A$192.50 per rental 25 years - Category M (includes GST) • There is no set maximum driving age, however a medical • Location Service Charge certificate is recommended for drivers over 75 years Toyota Camry Engine Max. No.of Category Car Type (or similar) Size Transmission Air-Con. Persons^ Luggage Capacity Doors X Economy Toyota Yaris Hatch 1.3L Manual A/C 4 2 medium 3 A Economy Toyota Yaris Hatch 1.3L Manual A/C 4 2 medium 5 B Compact Toyota Corolla Hatch 1.8L Manual A/C 4/5 1 large/1 small 5 H Compact Toyota Corolla Hatch 1.8L Auto A/C 4/5 1 large/1 small 5 C Intermediate Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.8L Auto A/C 4/5 2 large/1 small 4 S Standard Toyota Camry Sedan 2.4L Auto A/C 4/5 1 large/1 medium 4 D Full size Toyota Aurion 4.0L Auto A/C 5 3 large/1 small 4 E Full size Ford Territory 2WD 4.0L Auto A/C 5 4 large/2 small 5 F Luxury Ford Fairlane Sedan 4.0L Auto A/C 5 4 large 4 T Mini bus Toyota Tarago 2.4L Auto A/C 6/8 1 large/2 small 5 ^This denotes the maximum number of seat belts in the car. Cars will be confirmed by car categories only and not by vehicle type. Vehicle types10 are subject to change. Ford Territory
Campervan Hire AUSTRALIA - CAMPERVAN HIRE Campervan Holidays are a fun way to see Australia’s Great Outdoors. Maui and Britz Australia offer the most modern fleet of campervans in Australia. We recommend that when you first arrive in Australia you allow a couple of days to adapt to the climate and time difference before commencing your campervan holiday. Coles Bay, TasmaniaPrice includes Driver qualifications• Campervan of your choice • All drivers must be 21 years of age or over with a valid• Unlimited kilometres driver’s licence held for at least one year or an international licence. For drivers 75 years or over, a• Standard insurance medical certificate stating that the customer is fit to drive• Travel wallet including road maps and travel information is required• Airport transfer on pick-up and drop-off Deposits• Kitchen kit • All rentals are subject to a security deposit of A$7,500,• Personal kit which is to be paid at commencement of each hire by cash or credit card imprint and will be refunded in full,• 24 hour roadside service subject to non-involvement in an accident or damage to the campervan. The A$7,500 security deposit can be Frontier (Britz)Depots reduced by purchasing an excess reduction option from• Branches for vehicle collection and return are located A$22 per day in Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Broome, Cairns, One-way rentals Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney • One-way rentals are permitted at a fee of A$350.• Open daily from 8.00am to 4.00pm The one-way fee if applicable is charged per hire• Open all public holidays except Christmas Day, 25 Dec 10 • No fee applies to rentals of 21 days or more• Vehicle collection and/or return outside of branch hours Additional drivers may be available by prior arrangement (fees may apply) • There is no extra charge for additional driversOptional equipment Included insurance• Baby capsules, booster seats and child seats approx. A$25 per rental Standard insuranceOptional equipment must be pre-booked and is payable on • In the event of any damage to the vehicle or third party property, you will be liable for up to the first A$7,500 HiTop (Britz)Toyota Corollacollection of your vehicle.Conditions of hire Optional insuranceDuration of hire Maui and Britz have a number of optional insurance• Hire is based on a daily basis (not 24 hours) packages available at the time of hire to reduce damage excess or personal liability. These are payable direct. You• Minimum hire period of five consecutive days (subject to should also check what is covered by your insurance policy. campervan type and peak periods, details on application) Mandatory costs• One way hires are subject to a 7 day minimum hire requirement • Fuel • Road tolls • Diesel Tax Recovery Fee • Change of location fee A$550 • Cancellation fees may apply • Airport• Minimum rental periods are subject to change during concession fee may apply peak periods Spirit 2 (Maui) 11Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region Spirit 6 (Maui)
AccommodationAUSTRALIA - ACCOMMODATION PASSES Passes Whether you are planning a self- drive holiday or simply prefer to plan as you go, an accommodation pass is a convenient, flexible and cost effective way to purchase accommodation around the country. It is suggested that you pre-book the first night’s stay especially during peak periods. The Nut, Tasmania Choice Hotels Australasia Best Western Go Koala pass TTT – TTTTT TTT– TTTT TTT – TTTTT Choice HotelPass is a convenient, flexible and cost Select from an extensive range of properties to design Select from the many locations available for your pre- effective way to travel. Select from a variety of locations your pre-booked or go-as-you-please holiday itinerary. booked or open-dated itinerary. It is suggested that the across the country for your pre-booked or go-as-you A minimum of two nights passes must be purchased. first night’s stay on an open-dated pass be pre-booked, please holiday. especially in peak periods. How the pass works How the pass works How the pass works Best Western offers motel rooms throughout Australia Purchase your passes prior to departure and simply featuring clean and comfortable moderate • Your hotel pass is easy to use and consists of pre-paid choose to pre-book your accommodation before accommodation specialising in personalised service. accommodation vouchers travelling, or travel with an open-dated pass, giving you Simply purchase your choice of pre-booked and open- • There will be one voucher for each night of the flexibility to travel and stay where you like, when you dated passes prior to departure. accommodation required like. • Accommodation can either be pre-booked or open- Pre-booked pass Pre-booked pass dated If you have a good idea of where you want to travel in If you have a good idea of when and where you want to • Accommodation vouchers must be purchased prior to advance, you may prefer to pre-book pass stay, just match the pass colour to the hotel and we will departure accommodation for either your first night or all nights. reserve your accommodation in advance. • Bed and breakfast options available Simply purchase the grade of your choice and pre-book Open-dated pass each night’s accommodation at the time of making your Pre-booked pass If you prefer to go-as-you-please simply purchase the pass reservation. colour of your choice on an open-dated pass and book If you want to plan ahead for your whole itinerary, then direct with each hotel as you go. If you will be arriving at pre-booking and guaranteeing your accommodation Open-dated pass your hotel late, be sure to call ahead and advise your choice is the best option for you. You may wish to pre- Purchase the pass grade of your choice. Pre-book just book just your first night or all nights. Simply purchase the your first night’s accommodation, at the time of making intended arrival time. category of your choice and pre-book nights required at your reservation. Consult the Choice Hotels directory and Pass Colours (Blue, Yellow, Red, Silver) the time of making your reservation. make your reservations directly with each property as you Perfect for every budget, the Hotel pass offers you the go. If you intend to arrive after 6.00pm, be sure to phone Open-dated pass choice of four levels of accommodation indicated by Purchase the pass category of your choice. Pre-book your ahead with your estimated time of arrival to ensure your colour codes. The colours reflect the price level, while the reservation is not cancelled and given to another guest. first night’s accommodation only, at the time of making location and facilities are highlighted in the Best Western your reservation. Consult the directory and make your Pass options Australia accommodation directory. reservations direct with each property as you go, or Choice Hotels Australasia offers a variety of pass grades Extra hotel pass benefits contact the Central Reservations Office. If you intend to covering a wide range of properties. The different levels arrive after 4.00pm be sure to phone ahead with your • Bed and breakfast hotel pass available are an indication of price: estimated time of arrival to ensure your reservation is not • Yellow - Generally Comfort Inns or hotels found in • Extra person rates available cancelled and given to another guest. suburban or regional locations • Guaranteed Deluxe room option Pass options • Pink - Comfort or Quality Inn hotels in suburban or Max. in room: Standard and Deluxe - 3 adults or regional locations Go Koala hotel pass offers six pass types which cover a 2 adults/2 children. wide range of properties. These pass types are an • Green - Comfort or Quality Inn hotels in city centres or key regional and suburban locations indication of price from standard to superior. • Blue - Generally Quality Inn hotels in city centres, • Bronze - generally good standard budget-style hotels resorts and key regional locations and motels located in regional and/or city locations • Red - Quality or Clarion hotels in city centres, resorts • Silver - Standard quality accommodation with a good and key regional locations range of facilities • Silver - Clarion hotels, resorts and luxury apartments • Gold - First class hotels and resorts with excellent located in city centres services and facilities • Jade - Superior accommodation in many locations Max. in room: Yellow - 3 adults or 2 adults/1 child; Pink throughout Australia - 3 adults or 2 adults/1 child; Green - 4 adults or 3 adults/ • Platinum - Deluxe-style hotels located in city or resort 1 child; Blue - 3 adults or 2 adults/1 child; Red - 3 adults destinations or 2 adults/1 child; Silver - 3 adults or 2 adults/1 child. NOTE: Pre-booked reservations are strongly recommended during peak • Platinum Plus - Excellent hotels in city locations times such as school and public holidays. Max. in room: 4 adults.12 Best Western The Tudor, Melbourne
Coach Touring AUSTRALIA - COACH TOURING with APT The APT differ ence - at a glan ce... •80 years of tour ing experience Australian Pacific Touring’s knows Australia - no one better! escorted touring options offer • Widest choice of touring expe riences you the most convenient and • Fully inclusive touring - more comfortable way to explore the one guaran inclusions in teed tour price Australia. All the organisation is • Leisurely pace d itineraries with and three night more two taken care of by APT, leaving you stays free to relax and absorb the • Dedicated an d knowledgeab le staff sights. You’ll enjoy the • Well balanced inclusion of cultu experiences ral touring camaraderie of group travel, guaranteed departure dates and • State-of-the-ar t coaches which you with the ul provide fully inclusive prices, so you can timate in tourin g comfort budget and plan accordingly before you leave. Kings CanyonEssential Australia - Independent From Sydney to Cairns Price includes CAIRNS 10 days/9 nights • Choice of standard, first class or deluxe hotels Sydney (3), Ayers Rock (1), Alice Springs (1), Kings Canyon (1), Cairns (3) • Buffet lunch on the Great Barrier Reef Highlights • Sydney harbour luncheon cruise Kings Canyon Departures: Tour Code: (IT20) Several departures weekly ALICE SPRINGS • Discover the sights of Sydney, the stunning harbour city throughout the year. Uluru (Ayers Rock) • Enjoy a luncheon cruise on Sydney’s harbour, taking in the NOTE: Land content only, airfares not included in tour price. Single traveller must Opera House and Harbour Bridge pay single tour price. Special Event surcharge may apply on some dates. Fuel surcharges may apply, payable direct to operator on tour. • Journey deep into the heart of the spectacular Blue Mountains Price per person: • Visit the sacred Mutitjulu waterhole and take the fascinating Standard twin/double share: from A$2,860 Mala Walk 1 Apr-30 Jun 10, 1 Dec 10-31 Mar 11 • Tour Uluru (Ayers Rock), viewing sacred sites and ancient Standard twin/double share: from A$2,970 SYDNEY rock paintings 1 Jul-30 Nov 10 • Enjoy a walk into Walpa (Olga) Gorge • See spectacular Kings Canyon on one of two guided walksEnjoy the freedom of Independent Touring and discover • Take an unforgettable cruise on the Great Barrier Reef andAustralia’s delights. Enjoy extended stays in Cairns and enjoy a fresh tropical buffet lunch on boardSydney with ample time to explore the iconic attractions. • Ride the Kuranda Skyrail Rainforest Cableway over theYou’ll also stay three nights in the Red Centre, for a taste rainforest from Cairnsof Aboriginal culture. This really is the perfect way to see • Watch an Aboriginal corroboree performed by theAustralia’s sights at your own pace. Pamagirri DancersEast Coast Adventure - Escorted From Sydney to Cairns Accommodation Highlights CAIRNS 12 days/11 nights • The beautiful Mantra on Salt Beach, Kingscliff Port Macquarie (1), Kingscliff (1), Moreton Island (2), Hervey Bay (2), Rockhampton (1), Daydream Island (2), • Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort, Moreton Island Daydream Island Cairns (2) • Idyllic Daydream Island in the Whitsunday Islands Rockhampton Highlights Quality Dining • Interact with dolphins at Moreton Island and enjoy the • 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 5 dinners including: Welcome Hervey Bay opportunity to feed them Dinner at Port Macquarie, tropical buffet lunch on your Moreton Island • Visit Australia Zoo and see crocodiles as well as many other cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef and a farewell dinner Australian animals and corroboree at Tjapukai by Night in Cairns Kingscliff • Take a 4WD tour of Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand Combine Your Tour Port Macquarie island If you wish you can commence this tour in Cairns and • Explore the Botanic Gardens in Rockhampton combine it with the tour above. SYDNEY • Cruise to the Great Barrier Reef and see colourful marine life Departures: Tour Code: (TQ12) and coral species 2010: Apr 22; May 4*; Jun 10; Jul 8, 20*; Aug 5, 17*;Depart Sydney to travel north via Port Macquarie with itspristine waterways and magnificent beaches to the popular • Cruise the scenic Whitsunday Passage Sep 2, 14*, 30; Oct 12*, 28; Nov 9*, 28.tourist resorts of Byron Bay and Kingscliff. Continue to the • Explore the townships of Port Douglas and Kuranda 2011: Jan 20; Feb 1*, 24; Mar 8*.stunning Queensland island of Moreton with the *Operates in reverse, Cairns to Sydney (TQ12R).opportunity to get close to wild dolphins, followed by visitsto Fraser and Daydream. Cruise, swim and snorkel the Price per person:Great Barrier Reef aboard a catamaran then finish your Standard twin/double share: from A$3,795holiday in the tropical city of Cairns. A dedicated Tour 13Director as well as a professional driver accompanies you.