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Dubai & Abu Dhabi
Welcome.
The best holidays are created together. Let’s chat.
The best holiday for you.
What this means: We’ll combine your ideas with
our experience and expertise to deliver you the best
holiday possible.
We’ve got your back 24/7 from the moment you contact
us until you’re home again.
We value your feedback on your last HOT holiday, so
we can make your next trip even better.
At the best value.
What this means: We’re committed to providing the
holiday you want at the very best value possible.
We promise to utilise all our buying power to search
out a great price for your holiday.
We know value means different things to different
people, so we take the time to understand what’s
important to you.
At House of Travel, we strive to create the best holiday for you at the best
value – that’s our service guarantee. We understand everyone has different
travel needs and that’s why we love it when you bring your ideas to us
because together, with our experience and local knowledge, we can
create the perfect holiday at the perfect time for you.
We use the same travel sites you do, like Expedia, and many more that you
can’t access. Plus, we have direct relationships with airlines and hotels
around the world, which gives us extra buying power. We combine this
with our expertise and negotiating skills to deliver some of the best deals
and bonuses on offer that you might miss if you booked yourself. So, we
promise to truly deliver the best of both worlds and that’s our guarantee.
We’ve helped create enriching travel experiences for 1.8 million New Zealanders
over the last thirty years. We understand that travel isn’t just about the place you
go, it’s where that place takes you.
At House of Travel, we strive to create the best holiday for you at the best
value – that’s our service guarantee. We understand everyone has different
travel needs and that’s why we love it when you bring your ideas to us
because together, with our experience and local knowledge, we can
We’ve helped create enriching travel experiences for 1.8 million New Zealanders
over the last thirty years. We understand that travel isn’t just about the place you
go, it’s where that place takes you.
The House of Travel App I Your holiday at your fingertips.
Text ‘APP’ to 595 to download
(standard text charges apply) or available from the App Store & Google Play.
ABU DHABI CITY
Dubai City
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
OMAN
SAUDI ARABIA
OMAN
DUBAI
SHARJAH
AJMAN
UMM AL QUWAIN
RAS AL-KHAIMAH
FUJAIRAH
ABU DHABI
Liwa Desert Al-Ain
The Climate
Monthly Average Temperatures in ˚C
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
United Arab Emirates 24 25 28 32 37 39 40 40 38 35 31 26
United Arab Emirates Map
EGYPT
JORDAN
ISRAEL
SYRIA
OMAN
SAUDI
ARABIA
MEDITERRANEAN SEA
ARABIAN SEA
U.A.E
YEMEN
ABU DHABI
SUDAN
IRANIRAQ
Our partner in the sky
Choose Emirates to explore Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the wider Middle East. Make the most of your trip by adding an
Emirates Arabian Airpass, providing a convenient and cost-efficient way of including a side-trip to the Middle East.
Experience the Emirates A380 all the way from Auckland and Christchurch*
to Dubai with direct connections to the impressive selection of destinations
on their network across the Middle East and beyond. Dubai itself provides
an ever changing destination, with its beaches, desert safaris, shopping,
culture, state-of-the-art architecture and newly opened theme parks for
families.
All services out of New Zealand offer First, Business and Economy Classes.
On the A380, First and Business Class passengers can enjoy the On-board
Lounge, which has become a popular gathering place for passengers at
40,000 feet. On the ground, premium passengers can access Emirates’
world-class lounges and benefit from Chauffer Drive Services to and from
the airport.
Emirates Service
• Generous free baggage allowance – up to 35kg in Economy, 40kg in
Business and 50kg in First Class
• Free WiFi on select aircraft^
• More than 2500 channels of entertainment
• Award winning meals and complimentary beverages
• Dedicated children’s inflight entertainment and Fly With Me Monster
collection
• Children’s meals served in specially designed snack boxes
• Modern wide body aircraft across the fleet offering a superior in-flight
experience
• Dedicated and partner lounges at over 60 international airports for First
Class, Business Class and Skywards Gold passengers
• Complimentary Chauffeur Drive service for First and Business Class
passengers in over 55 cities around the world
• Deluxe Shower Spa in First class on the A380
• On-board lounge and bar for First and Business class on the A380
• Fast track through immigration for Premium customers
• Join Emirates’ award winning frequent flyer programme – Skywards. It is
free to join and opens up a world of exclusive benefits and privileges to
make your travel more rewarding and enjoyable
^select 777s, and most Emirates A380 aircraft offer 10MB of free WiFi data, thereafter a USD 1
charge applies for 500MB
*Emirates A380 services commence on their Christchurch to Dubai and Auckland to Dubai
direct service from 31st October, 2016. This replaces the current B777 aircraft on these routes.
Emirates
Economy Class Business Class First Class
1
General Information 1
Accommodation Ratings & Ramadan Information
6 Tips for your Dubai & Abu Dhabi Holiday
Experience Dubai 4
Dubai City Hotels
Dubai Beach Hotels
Dubai Apartments
Desert Experiences
Dubai Sightseeing
Experience Abu Dhabi 12
Abu Dhabi Hotels
Abu Dhabi Beach Hotels
Abu Dhabi Sightseeing
Packages 16
Dubai & Abu Dhabi Packages
Aquaventure, Atlantis , The Palm
Burj Al Arab
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi
Accommodation Ratings
To assist with the selection of your accommodation we have created our own rating
system allowing you to compare each property. These are personal ratings offered
by our people from their own experience and should therefore be used as a guide
only. These ratings may alter throughout the year due to a change of circumstances.
The price indicator is provided as a guide only. The actual price may differ to that
indicated in this brochure due to currency fluctuations. Per person pricing is based
on New Zealand dollars.
Moderate accommodation with a reasonable range of rooms and
facilities, with rooms furnished to a comfortable standard.
Superior standard of accommodation with a wide range of rooms
and facilities, and a higher standard of service.
First Class accommodation with an excellent range of facilities
and services. Accommodation in this rating is considered among
the best in the country.
24hr Offers 24 hour hotel check-in (seasonal)
Child Policy: Please note bedding configuration varies between properties and in
some cases with different room types within a property. Some hotels also offer family
bonuses and specials. Your travel consultant will help you choose the hotel to best
suits you and your family’s needs.
General Information
Contents
Ramadan 27 May-25 Jun 17
Although it is a month of fasting and reflection for the Islamic world, the daily Iftar
(breaking of fast) at sunset is a celebration, with bigger hotels often putting on lavish
spreads with entertainment for all. Holiday-makers during this time will benefit from
Ramadan discounts on offer by the hotels and throughout the shopping malls.
Important Info: Non-muslims are not expected to fast during Ramadan, however they
should respect the holy month and refrain from eating and drinking in public. During
the day hotels will open at least one restaurant but alcohol will not be served until
after sunset, this can also affect some inclusions on selected tours e.g. Sundowner
Dune Dinner Safari. Ramadan dates are dependent on the sighting of the new moon,
actual dates are not confirmed until closer to the time.
2
Dubai is the land of never-ending
entertainment – you won’t get bored
in this Emirate.
Head to The Dubai Mall because
this is where you’ll find a different
activity for every hour of the day.
SEGA Republic Indoor theme park
is always a big hit with kids due to
its mix of rides and arcade games.
Those missing cooler climates will
appreciate the Olympic sized ski
rink, complete with skating lessons
and indoor snowfall. If that’s not
enough sub-zero fun for you,
head to Ski Dubai, in the Mall of
the Emirates. With 22,500 square
metres of indoor ski terrain, five
slopes and toboggan runs, you’ll
get to throw snowballs and even
explore an ice cave.
For the motorsport enthusiasts head
to Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World; the
first Ferrari-branded theme park on
the planet.
If you’re a water baby you’d be a fool
not to visit Atlantis on The Palm. Not
solely a hotel complex, here you’ll
find the ever popular Aquaventure
Waterpark and Aquaventure Beach,
1.4km of pristine sand and two
immaculate swimming pools. There
are numerous waterslides, a 1.6km
river ride, wave generator and
family friendly snorkelling.
For water experiences that don’t
require togs, experience the jaw
dropping Dubai Fountain on the
30-acre Burj Lake, it’s the world’s
tallest performing fountain. Or
you could take a plane over ‘The
world’ – a manmade archipelago
comprising 300 islands in the shape
of the earth’s continents. Still a work
in progress, it’s best to view this one
from the air.
To escape the Abu Dhabi heat, head
to Yas Waterworld. Enjoy hair-
raising waterslides, or simply wade
in the cooling pools.
Super malls &
bustling souqs
Endless
entertainment
Water water
everywhere
6 TIPSfor your
Dubai & Abu
Dhabi Holiday
As the shopping mecca of the world,
the Emirate’s favourite pastime is
easy to partake in. Dubai’s duty free
shopping is also a perk.
Malls aren’t just shops, they’re the
go-to for all day activities. Albeit
not the largest (that’s Dubai Mall),
the infamous Mall of the Emirates
is better described as a resort, with
466 stores, a 14 screen cinema,
theme park and ski slope.
There are souqs for every type of
forager, from gold to spices, and the
experience is unmissable.
Abu Dhabi also has its own handful
of shiny and immaculate malls,
which all provide respite from the
desert heat.
And for the ultimate in retail
therapy, enhance your shopping
experience with a Dubai shopping
tour – organised and fuss-free.
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Dubai & abu dhabi brochure 2017

  • 1. Dubai & Abu Dhabi
  • 2. Welcome. The best holidays are created together. Let’s chat. The best holiday for you. What this means: We’ll combine your ideas with our experience and expertise to deliver you the best holiday possible. We’ve got your back 24/7 from the moment you contact us until you’re home again. We value your feedback on your last HOT holiday, so we can make your next trip even better. At the best value. What this means: We’re committed to providing the holiday you want at the very best value possible. We promise to utilise all our buying power to search out a great price for your holiday. We know value means different things to different people, so we take the time to understand what’s important to you. At House of Travel, we strive to create the best holiday for you at the best value – that’s our service guarantee. We understand everyone has different travel needs and that’s why we love it when you bring your ideas to us because together, with our experience and local knowledge, we can create the perfect holiday at the perfect time for you. We use the same travel sites you do, like Expedia, and many more that you can’t access. Plus, we have direct relationships with airlines and hotels around the world, which gives us extra buying power. We combine this with our expertise and negotiating skills to deliver some of the best deals and bonuses on offer that you might miss if you booked yourself. So, we promise to truly deliver the best of both worlds and that’s our guarantee. We’ve helped create enriching travel experiences for 1.8 million New Zealanders over the last thirty years. We understand that travel isn’t just about the place you go, it’s where that place takes you. At House of Travel, we strive to create the best holiday for you at the best value – that’s our service guarantee. We understand everyone has different travel needs and that’s why we love it when you bring your ideas to us because together, with our experience and local knowledge, we can We’ve helped create enriching travel experiences for 1.8 million New Zealanders over the last thirty years. We understand that travel isn’t just about the place you go, it’s where that place takes you. The House of Travel App I Your holiday at your fingertips. Text ‘APP’ to 595 to download (standard text charges apply) or available from the App Store & Google Play.
  • 3. ABU DHABI CITY Dubai City UNITED ARAB EMIRATES OMAN SAUDI ARABIA OMAN DUBAI SHARJAH AJMAN UMM AL QUWAIN RAS AL-KHAIMAH FUJAIRAH ABU DHABI Liwa Desert Al-Ain The Climate Monthly Average Temperatures in ˚C Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec United Arab Emirates 24 25 28 32 37 39 40 40 38 35 31 26 United Arab Emirates Map EGYPT JORDAN ISRAEL SYRIA OMAN SAUDI ARABIA MEDITERRANEAN SEA ARABIAN SEA U.A.E YEMEN ABU DHABI SUDAN IRANIRAQ
  • 4. Our partner in the sky Choose Emirates to explore Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the wider Middle East. Make the most of your trip by adding an Emirates Arabian Airpass, providing a convenient and cost-efficient way of including a side-trip to the Middle East. Experience the Emirates A380 all the way from Auckland and Christchurch* to Dubai with direct connections to the impressive selection of destinations on their network across the Middle East and beyond. Dubai itself provides an ever changing destination, with its beaches, desert safaris, shopping, culture, state-of-the-art architecture and newly opened theme parks for families. All services out of New Zealand offer First, Business and Economy Classes. On the A380, First and Business Class passengers can enjoy the On-board Lounge, which has become a popular gathering place for passengers at 40,000 feet. On the ground, premium passengers can access Emirates’ world-class lounges and benefit from Chauffer Drive Services to and from the airport. Emirates Service • Generous free baggage allowance – up to 35kg in Economy, 40kg in Business and 50kg in First Class • Free WiFi on select aircraft^ • More than 2500 channels of entertainment • Award winning meals and complimentary beverages • Dedicated children’s inflight entertainment and Fly With Me Monster collection • Children’s meals served in specially designed snack boxes • Modern wide body aircraft across the fleet offering a superior in-flight experience • Dedicated and partner lounges at over 60 international airports for First Class, Business Class and Skywards Gold passengers • Complimentary Chauffeur Drive service for First and Business Class passengers in over 55 cities around the world • Deluxe Shower Spa in First class on the A380 • On-board lounge and bar for First and Business class on the A380 • Fast track through immigration for Premium customers • Join Emirates’ award winning frequent flyer programme – Skywards. It is free to join and opens up a world of exclusive benefits and privileges to make your travel more rewarding and enjoyable ^select 777s, and most Emirates A380 aircraft offer 10MB of free WiFi data, thereafter a USD 1 charge applies for 500MB *Emirates A380 services commence on their Christchurch to Dubai and Auckland to Dubai direct service from 31st October, 2016. This replaces the current B777 aircraft on these routes. Emirates Economy Class Business Class First Class
  • 5. 1 General Information 1 Accommodation Ratings & Ramadan Information 6 Tips for your Dubai & Abu Dhabi Holiday Experience Dubai 4 Dubai City Hotels Dubai Beach Hotels Dubai Apartments Desert Experiences Dubai Sightseeing Experience Abu Dhabi 12 Abu Dhabi Hotels Abu Dhabi Beach Hotels Abu Dhabi Sightseeing Packages 16 Dubai & Abu Dhabi Packages Aquaventure, Atlantis , The Palm Burj Al Arab Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi Accommodation Ratings To assist with the selection of your accommodation we have created our own rating system allowing you to compare each property. These are personal ratings offered by our people from their own experience and should therefore be used as a guide only. These ratings may alter throughout the year due to a change of circumstances. The price indicator is provided as a guide only. The actual price may differ to that indicated in this brochure due to currency fluctuations. Per person pricing is based on New Zealand dollars. Moderate accommodation with a reasonable range of rooms and facilities, with rooms furnished to a comfortable standard. Superior standard of accommodation with a wide range of rooms and facilities, and a higher standard of service. First Class accommodation with an excellent range of facilities and services. Accommodation in this rating is considered among the best in the country. 24hr Offers 24 hour hotel check-in (seasonal) Child Policy: Please note bedding configuration varies between properties and in some cases with different room types within a property. Some hotels also offer family bonuses and specials. Your travel consultant will help you choose the hotel to best suits you and your family’s needs. General Information Contents Ramadan 27 May-25 Jun 17 Although it is a month of fasting and reflection for the Islamic world, the daily Iftar (breaking of fast) at sunset is a celebration, with bigger hotels often putting on lavish spreads with entertainment for all. Holiday-makers during this time will benefit from Ramadan discounts on offer by the hotels and throughout the shopping malls. Important Info: Non-muslims are not expected to fast during Ramadan, however they should respect the holy month and refrain from eating and drinking in public. During the day hotels will open at least one restaurant but alcohol will not be served until after sunset, this can also affect some inclusions on selected tours e.g. Sundowner Dune Dinner Safari. Ramadan dates are dependent on the sighting of the new moon, actual dates are not confirmed until closer to the time.
  • 6. 2 Dubai is the land of never-ending entertainment – you won’t get bored in this Emirate. Head to The Dubai Mall because this is where you’ll find a different activity for every hour of the day. SEGA Republic Indoor theme park is always a big hit with kids due to its mix of rides and arcade games. Those missing cooler climates will appreciate the Olympic sized ski rink, complete with skating lessons and indoor snowfall. If that’s not enough sub-zero fun for you, head to Ski Dubai, in the Mall of the Emirates. With 22,500 square metres of indoor ski terrain, five slopes and toboggan runs, you’ll get to throw snowballs and even explore an ice cave. For the motorsport enthusiasts head to Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World; the first Ferrari-branded theme park on the planet. If you’re a water baby you’d be a fool not to visit Atlantis on The Palm. Not solely a hotel complex, here you’ll find the ever popular Aquaventure Waterpark and Aquaventure Beach, 1.4km of pristine sand and two immaculate swimming pools. There are numerous waterslides, a 1.6km river ride, wave generator and family friendly snorkelling. For water experiences that don’t require togs, experience the jaw dropping Dubai Fountain on the 30-acre Burj Lake, it’s the world’s tallest performing fountain. Or you could take a plane over ‘The world’ – a manmade archipelago comprising 300 islands in the shape of the earth’s continents. Still a work in progress, it’s best to view this one from the air. To escape the Abu Dhabi heat, head to Yas Waterworld. Enjoy hair- raising waterslides, or simply wade in the cooling pools. Super malls & bustling souqs Endless entertainment Water water everywhere 6 TIPSfor your Dubai & Abu Dhabi Holiday As the shopping mecca of the world, the Emirate’s favourite pastime is easy to partake in. Dubai’s duty free shopping is also a perk. Malls aren’t just shops, they’re the go-to for all day activities. Albeit not the largest (that’s Dubai Mall), the infamous Mall of the Emirates is better described as a resort, with 466 stores, a 14 screen cinema, theme park and ski slope. There are souqs for every type of forager, from gold to spices, and the experience is unmissable. Abu Dhabi also has its own handful of shiny and immaculate malls, which all provide respite from the desert heat. And for the ultimate in retail therapy, enhance your shopping experience with a Dubai shopping tour – organised and fuss-free.
  • 7. 3 The rule of thumb in the UAE is that when something’s first built, it's big, then someone else comes along and builds an even bigger masterpiece. Such levels of competition result in mega structures and daring skyscrapers. Buildings such as the Burj Khalifa and the Burj Al Arab have been defining Dubai’s world famous skyline for decades; a spectacle whether you’re seeing it for the first time or the fiftieth. From Dubai, you're only an hour and forty minutes drive from Abu Dhabi, and they’re not short on incredulous architecture either. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque accommodates 41,000 worshippers, boasts 80 marble domes, over 1000 pillars and four 107 metre- high minarets, and if that doesn’t bedazzle you, Capital Gate definitely will. Dubai may have the world’s tallest, but this skyscraper leans semi unnervingly 18° to the west. Barely a week goes by in the Emirates without some sort of crowd-pleasing festival occurring. From camel racing and camel polo, to internationally prestigious sporting events, it’s a non-stop calendar of celebration. The annual Dubai food festival showcases the hugely diverse culinary flavours found in the UAE. Held in February, which thankfully is “winter” (temps from 15-25 degrees) the festival kicks off with the popular Beach Canteen. While over in Abu Dhabi, you'd be a fool to miss the annual Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, held on the famed Yas Marina Circuit. This is where you can experience the world's only twilight race. From food to fashion, Dubai shopping festival (26 December 2016 - 28 January 2017) is the largest shopping and entertainment event in the Middle East. For as much as there’s water in the UAE, there’s also sand. Dubai and Abu Dhabi roll into the seemingly never-ending Arabian Desert and it is here dusty and windblown sand makes mile upon mile of stark nothingness. But it’s an emptiness of beauty; deep red and fiery. Experience an unforgettable desert night safari and travel by 4WD into a secret desert location, bumping and rolling through towering dunes on what feels like a desert roller coaster. Partake in camel rides and sand boarding (and a few downhill rolls if you’d like) before a barbecue and shisha under a starlit sky. Take your camera for the impressive sunset, and equally impressive belly dancers. And for something even more unique, stay until morning on a memorable overnight safari. Take extra thick blankets and your camera for the startling desert sunrise. Some like it hot Big, bigger, biggest! Mark the calendar © Dubai Tourism© Dubai Tourism
  • 8. 4 On the south-eastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula lies an exotic collection of kingdoms that make up the United Arab Emirates, best known among the seven is Dubai. Dubai is extravagant in every way and is a city where the dynamics are always transient and ever-changing with its constant urge to construct something bigger and better than the previous. The contrasts here are breath-taking, with jaw-dropping skyscrapers, glitzy hotels and many other luxurious offerings. But scratch beneath the surface of this Middle Eastern city and there is still a pulsating Old World vibe, with Arabian houses, bustling souqs (open-air markets) and creeks populated by dhows (traditional sailing boats). Dubai, a city on a mission, where you can visit year after year and know that there will always be something new and impressive to see and do. Recently opened in August 2016 was IMG World of Adventure, featuring four zones including Cartoon Network and MARVEL, state of the art thrill rides and life-sized dinosaurs. Six Flags Dubai will also open in 2017 and is set to be the region’s largest integrated theme park, comprising of three theme parks, motiongate™ Dubai, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai and LEGOLAND® Dubai. Experience Dubai
  • 9. 5 Dubai City Hotels Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road Strategically located within walking distance of two metro stations, this hotel is just a few minutes away by metro from Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa and various other shopping and entertainment centres. You are in for a great stay here as the hotel’s spacious rooms offer panoramic views of either Sheikh Zayed Road or the coastline and are equipped with all the facilities you need for a comfortable stay. Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa, Bur Dubai Ideally located opposite Dubai Museum, this traditional Arabic designed hotel is also a stone’s throw away from the many historical, cultural and shopping attractions within the area. Enjoy an abra (water taxi) ride across Dubai Creek or head to Meena Bazaar with your elbows sharpened for some good old- fashioned market shopping. Centro Barsha Dubai, Al Barsha Conveniently located close to the Mall of the Emirates, this hotel combines contemporary and refreshing décor, warm hospitality and creativity to deliver an enjoyable experience. Guest rooms are simple yet comfortable and are designed to maximise the space. A stunning rooftop pool awaits you after a day out, or for those who prefer to pound away on the treadmill, the gym is open 24 hours. Set on the banks of Dubai Creek, this luxurious hotel offers modern comforts in a contemporary design. Take the glass elevator up to the top floor and soak up the views of Dubai’s skyline at the hotel’s Cuban-inspired rooftop bar and lounge, Cu-ba. Or indulge in a culinary experience at the hotel’s signature Blue Flame steakhouse and seafood restaurant. Dubai Museum Gold Souq Spice Souq Jumeirah Mosque Dubai Autodrome Dubai International Airport Burj Khalifa & Dubai Mall Safa Park Mushrif Park Rugby Club THE WORLD THE PALM JUMEIRAH THE PALM DEIRA The Gulf Sea Port Rashid DUBAI MARINA BUR DUBAI BUSINESS BAY Abu Dhabi JUMEIRAH DUBAI CREEK Sheikh Zayed Rd Dubai Sports Centre Dubailand Global Village International City AL BARSHA Mall of Emirates DEIRA Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd Jumeirah Village & Jebel Ali Al Khail Rd Ras Al Khor Rd DubaiAlAinRd Jumeirah Rd Sheikh Zayed Rd SheikhRashidRd Al Khaleej Rd Jumeirah Golf Estate DWC Airport 1 7 16 3 15 5 12 8 9 1110 6 2 13 14 4 Dubai World Trade Centre 1 2 Marco Polo Hotel, Deira Centrally located in historic Deira and within walking distance to the nearby Union Square Metro Station, providing great transport links to the rest of the city, this hotel makes for a great stay. A modern guest room awaits, providing you with complimentary WiFi access, great for keeping in touch with loved ones back home. Be sure to head to Chopstix, the hotel’s Chinese restaurant. 3 Situated in the heart of Dubai, the hotel is in close proximity to the major landmarks and hubs of the city. With a direct connection to the Mall of the Emirates, you can explore over 560 brands and entertainment options such as Ski Dubai and Vox Cinemas. With signature dining at Besh Turkish Kitchen, a sophisticated bar and terrace, two rooftop pools, fitness centre and spa, the hotel is perfect to explore the city. 4 Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Deira 5 Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel 6 24hr 24hr 24hr 24hr Deluxe Room
  • 10. 6 Designed to depict a wave, this luxury hotel benefits from a private beach with guest rooms featuring floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over the Arabian Gulf. With an array of leisure facilities on offer there are plenty of things to do, from wind-surfing and water-skiing to rock climbing and tennis, or just relax at one of five swimming pools. You're spoilt for choice with 21 restaurants and bars, so grab yourself a cocktail and watch the sun go down. Jumeirah Beach Hotel Sitting majestically at the head of the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island, Dubai’s largest luxury hotel is packed with facilities and attractions for all ages. Enjoy private white beaches, an indulgent spa, high-end boutiques and international award-winning cuisine, as well as the 42 acre Aquaventure waterpark, the Middle East's biggest waterpark. Atlantis, The Palm Dubai Beach Hotels Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach With an idyllic position on Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach and ‘The Walk’ boulevard which offers endless shopping, dining and leisure activities, this 5-star resort makes for an incredible stay. With its own private beach area, the resort offers a range of watersports, whilst its swimming pool is set within palm tree gardens bordering the beach with sun loungers. JA Ocean View Hotel Set along ‘The Walk’, Dubai’s fabulous seaside promenade, this hotel is also a 10 minute walk from the sophisticated Dubai Marina. All rooms and suites come complete with private balconies to enjoy the breath- taking sea views. Relax by the outdoor pool which faces the Arabian Gulf or chill out at the poolside café whilst sipping on a cocktail and listening to the latest tunes the DJ spins out. Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa Perched on a pristine sandy beach overlooking the waters of the Arabian Gulf, this hotel is situated just before the new and popular area of Dubai Marina. Surrounded by plenty of nightspots and within close proximity to Marina Mall, you couldn’t ask for a better location. Parents head to Caracalla Spa for some pampering and a revitalising treatment while the kids are supervised and entertained at the Penguin Kids Club. Jumeirah Mina A'Salam, Madinat Jumeirah Overlooking the Arabian Gulf or Madinat Jumeirah’s waterways and lush gardens, this grand boutique hotel forms the gateway to Madinat Jumeirah. Each guest room features large floor-to-ceiling windows along with private balconies; a great place to relax after a day out. Make the most of the 2 kilometre private pristine beach, take a dip in the outdoor pool or for the ultimate water fun head to Wild Wadi Waterpark. 7 8 9 10 1211 24hr 24hr 24hr Deluxe Sea View Room Super Deluxe Room
  • 11. 7 Offering Two and Three Bedroom Apartments complete with a fully equipped kitchenette, washing machine, living and dining area along with hotel comforts such as daily housekeeping, gym, sauna and pool, these apartments make for a great stay. Surrounded by a variety of restaurants and fast food outlets, you also have the convenience of a supermarket across the road, perfect for families with little ones. Golden Sands 10 Hotel Apartments, Bur Dubai Great for families or friends travelling together, these modern furnished One, Two and Three Bedroom Apartments offer balconies, well- equipped kitchens, private ensuites for each bedroom along with a large living room area, perfect for providing a little more space. Complete with a rooftop pool boasting city views, a separate children’s pool, shopping arcade, coffee shop and library, you really have found the perfect option. Lotus Grand Hotel Apartments, Deira Offering sea and city views, these apartments are located along ‘The Walk’ shopping promenade. With a selection of self-contained apartments to suit everyone, the Two, Three and Four Bedroom Apartments come with a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living and dining area along with the majority offering a private balcony. Unwind on the stunning pool deck where you have a choice of two swimming pools and a waterslide for the kids. JA Oasis Beach Tower, Jumeirah Beach Dubai Apartments 13 14 15 16 Ideal for couples looking for space, opt for a Studio Room or a One Bedroom Suite. Well decorated and featuring modern comforts including free WiFi, the suites also comprise fully equipped kitchens, living and dining areas along with separate sleeping quarters. A brief walk and you’ll find yourself at Burjuman Shopping Mall, or for beach days, jump aboard the free hotel shuttle service which heads out to Jumeirah Beach. Savoy Crest Hotel Apartments, Bur Dubai
  • 12. 8 Overnight Desert Safari Desert Experiences Take a step back in time and experience Dubai as it was 50 years ago, leave the city, bright lights and highways behind. Be it dune bashing, sand-boarding, a private desert dinner or an overnight getaway under the stars, the Arabian Desert offers a truly magnificent experience. Grab the girls (or guys) and have your own ‘Sex and the City’ moment during a camel ride through the dunes, or if you prefer wheels why not try the latest desert sport and cycle through the desert. For the truly confident, hire your own 4WD or desert dune buggie and cruise off into the spectacular sunset. Who would have thought, a tranquil overnight getaway under the stars could be found in the middle of the Arabian Desert. Enjoy the peace and quiet and the vast nothingness of your surroundings as you relax by the bonfire under the desert night sky. Tour Highlights: -- 4WD dune drive into the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve -- Camel ride into the desert camp -- Overnight stay in a glamourous furnished tented camp with facilities -- A delicious BBQ dinner served in a gazebo or ‘majlis’ -- Evening bonfire -- Uninterrupted star gazing -- Morning desert drive with a chance to see wildlife -- Try the latest desert sport – cycling through the desert Departures: Daily (01 Sep-31 May) Inclusions: 1 night tented accommodation, Dubai hotel pickup and drop off, meals, soft-drinks & selected alcoholic beverages, camel ride, shisha, safari guide and all transportation by 4WD Price Guide From: $399 © Dubai Tourism The price guide shown is per adult, per tour share twin based on low season. Surcharges may apply depending on travel dates.
  • 13. 9 A 40 minute drive from the city, set among the dunes around Dubai and you’ll find yourself at this 5-star luxury resort. Offering a one-of-a-kind experience, this low rise resort is built in the style of a traditional Arabic fort. Courtyards with fountains, lush gardens and stone alleyways pave the way to elegantly appointed guest rooms, designed in a rustic Arabic style. With a choice of desert or courtyard view, awake within the natural surroundings and relish in the tranquil ambience. Spend the day exploring the desert, be it by Jeep for an adrenalin pumping ride over the dunes, or by horse or camel for a more peaceful adventure. But for those who wish to simply relax, head to the infinity pool overlooking the desert. In the evening, watch the sunset and the stars from the Al Sarab Rooftop Lounge terrace and experience just how unique a stay in the desert can be. This relaxed and intimate scene is set with dimmed lanterns, comfortable Arabic cushions and the mellow sounds of the Oud player. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Found amid impressive dunes and lush date palms, you’ll find this luxurious desert resort, perfect for that idyllic retreat. A 45 minute drive will see you leaving the haste of Dubai city behind. This private sanctuary offers seclusion, tranquillity and an enriched desert experience. Built in the style of a traditional Bedouin settlement, the resort blends in with the rolling dunes and landscape. Suites are decorated with authentic handcrafted Arabian furnishings and all offer desert views, a private pool and deck area. For those that are lucky, Arabian oryx or gazelle herds can be seen at times grazing in the bush. There are also a number of desert activities on offer by the resort; from wildlife drives, horse riding, nature walks, desert safaris and camel trekking to name just a few. For a truly magical experience opt for fine dining under the Arabian sky. The ambience is created by flame torches, Persian carpets and starched white linens, this will definitely be a unique dining experience that will stay with you for a lifetime. Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa Dubai Desert Hotels © Dubai Tourism 24hr
  • 14. 10 Dubai Sightseeing Ski Dubai Super Pass Admission only Experience the snow in the desert! Visit this snowy mountain themed attraction in Dubai. With a range of activities for snow-lovers including skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing, or just playing in the snow. Flavours of Dubai Savour a variety of flavours as you stroll along the historic 2nd December Street. Learn more about the culture and heritage of the Middle East as you walk through this old neighbourhood. Enjoy a traditional Arabic fruit cocktail along with Middle Eastern bites. Traditional Dubai City Tour Providing an insight into Dubai’s rich history, this fascinating historical tour will take you from Burj Al Arab, Dubai’s landmark hotel, past royal palaces, old-wind-towered houses in the Bastakiya area via Grand Zabeel Palace, across Dubai Creek by abra and into the vibrant souqs. New Dubai City Tour From Dubai’s rich traditional Bedouin heritage, today’s futuristic skyline of Dubai continues to amaze us. Tour the iconic landmarks that make Dubai distinctive today. Visit Atlantis the Palm, drive around Dubai Marina and visit the Dubai Mall with a Burj Khalifa At The Top ticket included. Wild Wadi Admission only Situated in front of the stunning Burj Al Arab hotel, Wild Wadi offers 30 rides and attractions for the entire family. Surf the barrelling wave, or swim at the largest wave pool in the Middle East. Try the adrenaline-fueled rides Tantrum Alley and Burj Surj or just chill out on the lazy river ride.
  • 15. 11 Desert Dune Buggies Try out the latest exhilarating adventure in the Arabian desert – dune buggies! Depending on your adventure level, take the driver or the passenger seat as you rollercoaster your way along the natural trail of the desert dunes for a truly unique experience. Sundowner Dune Dinner Safari The mysterious desert beckons you for a magical evening out. Travel by 4WD over the sand dunes and arrive at a traditional Bedouin-style camp. Enjoy a selection of Middle Eastern cuisine including grilled meats, Arabic mezzeh and fresh salads. End the night with some aromatic shisha. Dhow Dinner Cruise - Dubai Creek What could be more enchanting than dinner aboard a dhow as it slips silently along Dubai Creek by moonlight? Your cruise aboard one of these traditional vessels offers an intriguingly different view of the city while enjoying a buffet dinner. City Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off Offering a great way to see the amazing city of Dubai, jump aboard a state-of-the-art open top bus, stopping at major landmarks. With a number of stops around the city connecting attractions and providing the ultimate Dubai experience - choose from one of four routes with many added extras included. At The Top, Burj Khalifa Admission only Enjoy grand views of Dubai from the observatory deck, At The Top. Learn the story behind Burj Khalifa, explore the unique interactive multi-media exhibits, gaze through high powered telescopes and be thrilled by your journey in one of the world’s fastest elevators.
  • 16. 12 Fortunate with year-round sunshine, pristine beaches and spectacular sand dunes, this rapidly developing metropolis and archipelagic Emirate, is well worth a visit. Dotted with nearly 200 islands along its coast and characterised by its signature Corniche, with its views of the gulf, it’s the place to be seen. Iconic to this cultural capital is the picturesque Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, dubbed the most expensive mosque in the world with 24 carat gold glided chandeliers. Next the Emirates Palace, stretching over a kilometre from wing to wing, a hotel that showcases extravagance to the extreme and is often mistaken as the presidential palace. Becoming the new playground for the Middle East, there is plenty to keep you entertained. For car enthusiasts head to the F1 track or Ferrari World and families flock to water playgrounds Yas Waterworld and Wadi Adventure. Not to be outshone by its neighbour, Abu Dhabi will also soon be home to the Louvre Abu Dhabi and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, both set to sit on the once uninhabited Saadiyat Island. Experience Abu Dhabi
  • 17. 13 Abu Dhabi Hotels Yas Island Emirates Palace Lulu Island Ba Al Ghaylam Island Abu Dhabi Golf Club Khalifa City Masdar City Al Raha Beach Mangrove National Park Al Jubail Island Zeraa Island Samaliyah Island Sas Al Nakhi Mushayrib Al Reem Island Ramhan Island Massnoua Island Al Hudayriat Island Marina Mall Saadiyat Island Yas Island East Abu Dhabi Ferrari World Yas Waterworld Yas Beach Capital Gate Sheikh Zayed Mosque Marina Circuit Yas Island Golf Club Alkhaleej Al Arab St Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan StSheikh Rashid Bin Saeed St AlSalam St Abu Dhabi Mall Abu Dhabi International Airport 1 4 2 3 5 6 7 8 Centro Al Manhal Centrally located, this 3-star hotel is within walking distance to Al Wahda Mall and other attractions. Crisp and modern décor awaits you in your simple but comfortable room, each with floor-to-ceiling windows. Catch a few rays and enjoy a drink at the rooftop outdoor pool, or in the evenings retreat to C.mondo Bar, a great place to unwind after a busy day. It offers sports fans a place to kick back and watch their favourite teams in action on the bar's TV screens. Centro Yas Island Centro Yas Island enjoys an idyllic location that is beautiful and fun in equal measures. A few minutes away from the Formula 1 racetrack, Yas Links Golf Club, Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld, Yas Mall and Yas Beach, and Abu Dhabi International Airport. Defined by a youthful and fresh vibe, this contemporary hotel offers an exceptional range of services including access to Yas Beach and a shuttle bus to all attractions on Yas Island to ensure you’re able to make the most of your holiday. Radisson Blu Hotel, Yas Island Enjoy sweeping views over the Arabian Gulf, the manicured Yas Links Golf Course and the Formula 1 Circuit with a stay at this hotel. The hotel’s Yas Island location means you’re still only a 10 minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport and a free shuttle from Yas Beach and Yas Mall. Be as active or as relaxed as you like with many facilities on hand to choose from. Opt for a game of tennis, stretch the muscles in the well-equipped gym or lounge poolside and soak up the hot sun. 1 2 3 4Hotel Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche Be swept away by this luxurious 5-star hotel facing Lulu Island and the Arabian Gulf. Designed with a stunning Art Deco style, you will not be disappointed. Your light and airy guest room features a plush Sofitel MyBed™, complimentary WiFi, BOSE™ wave and not to mention a tranquil rain shower. For a nightcap head to the Jazz’n Fizz Bar offering a selection of cigars and cognacs. As its name suggests, relax to the jazz music infused by Latin and Arabic tunes.
  • 18. 14 Step into this inviting hotel and you’ll immediately notice the warm colours and contemporary and modern décor that surrounds you. A 15 minute drive from the city centre, the hotel is located in the Qaryat Al Beri complex with its own private beach. Your spacious guest room designed with comfort in mind will be a welcoming retreat, or for a more worldly experience upgrade to the Traders Club Floor where you’ll have access to benefits of the Traders Club. Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri Located on the vibrant Corniche in the heart of Abu Dhabi, yet only 10 minutes from the city, this 5-star hotel presents panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf. Boasting its own private beach club – Hiltonia, take advantage of the stunning 350 metre private beach or enjoy a refreshing dip in one of three tempting swimming pools. Award-winning choices include authentic Italian eatery Bocca, Hemingway’s pub showing all of the major sporting events, live music at Jazz Bar & Dining and the international inspired menu at Vasco’s, overlooking the tranquil waters of the Corniche just to name a few. Hilton Abu Dhabi Hotel Featuring its own private marina, this 5-star hotel is set amid landscaped gardens, and is perfectly situated in the heart of the capital. With its beach front setting and only a 10 minute drive to the bustling downtown area, enjoy the best of both worlds. After a day of exploring, retreat to your guest room designed with modern interiors and luxurious furnishings. Relax in the infinity pool with swim-up bar, a large outdoor jacuzzi as well as a separate, shaded pool for children with a fun waterslide and play area at the Bayshore Beach Club. InterContinental Abu Dhabi This modern hotel is part of the iconic five tower complex in Abu Dhabi. Located on level 74, the Observation Deck is the highest vantage point of Abu Dhabi. Overlooking the Arabian Gulf and Corniche, this sophisticated hotel offers stylish furnishings, cutting-edge technology and more importantly, rises impressively from its own private beach setting. Soak up the sun in one of three outdoor swimming pools, with one even featuring a swim-up bar. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi Beach Hotels 5 6 7 8 24hr 24hr © Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
  • 19. 15 Abu Dhabi Sightseeing Tour of Abu Dhabi This capital city showcases a fascinating mix of tradition and progression. See both faces of Abu Dhabi on this introductory tour; take in the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the Heritage Village to the magnificent Emirates Palace Hotel. Falcon World Discover the art and history of falconry, a prominent part in the culture of the Middle East. The Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital provides a rare opportunity to meet one of nature’s birds of prey. You’ll even learn why falcons have passports for travel in the Middle East! Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Admission Only Paying tribute to the passion, performance and technical innovation that Ferrari has established over the years, this branded theme park is one of a kind. Families and racing fanatics can experience an intense and impressive bout of racing culture. Yas Waterwold Admission only With 43 rides, slides and attractions including four one-of- a-kind waterpark rides, create a splash at Yas Waterworld. This 37 acre waterpark with restaurants and shops is an ideal attraction for a family day out. Abu Dhabi Day Safari Explore the dunes and the scenery of the desert for a day along with the traditional road-side shops. Observe an early morning camel race practice before heading to a Bedouin encampment where you’ll enjoy a picnic lunch in- amongst the dunes.
  • 20. 16 Departures: Daily Inclusions: 3 nights 4-star accommodation, breakfast daily, return private airport transfers, Traditional Dubai city tour and a Sundowner dune dinner safari Price Guide From: $535 A Taste of Dubai 4 days/3 nights A great introduction to the glitz, glamour and antiquity of Dubai. From Burj Al Arab and Zabeel Palace to the spice and gold souqs, enjoy the must-see sights of this fast paced city along with plenty of free time to shop. Day 1: Arrive Dubai Day 2: Dubai Today enjoy an insight into Dubai’s rich history. Your route will take you past Jumeirah Mosque, into the Bastakiya area to admire the old-wind-towered houses, to Dubai Museum, across Dubai Creek by abra and into the bustling souqs. Day 3: Dubai Spend the day at leisure prior to embarking on your journey into the desert by 4WD. Drive amongst the dunes and witness a breath- taking sunset before heading to a Bedouin- style camp where you will enjoy an Arabic style buffet under the stars. Day 4: Depart Dubai Departures: Daily Inclusions: 4 nights 4-5 star accommodation, breakfast daily, return private airport transfers, transfer from desert to Jumeirah Beach area and a boating adventure Price Guide From: $1019 The Contrasts of Dubai 5 days/4 nights Relax amidst the tranquillity of the impressive desert. Enjoy the stunning natural surroundings before unwinding at the beach. From red sands to white sands, discover a completely different side of Dubai. Day 1: Dubai – Dubai Desert Upon arrival at Dubai Airport, transfer to your desert resort. (approximately 50 minutes) Day 2: Dubai Desert Enjoy the day at leisure. Opt for a Jeep, horse or camel ride (surcharges apply) through the dunes or relax poolside at the resort. Day 3: Dubai Desert – Dubai Transfer back to Dubai and spend the day at leisure. Day 4: Dubai Today brace yourself for a thrilling experience on the seas of Dubai as you explore the stunning coastline. Day 5: Dubai Today you will be at leisure until your transfer back to Dubai Airport. Departures: Select departure dates Inclusions: 5 nights 4-star accommodation, breakfast daily, private return airport transfers, transfer from Dubai to Abu Dhabi, sightseeing as mentioned Price Guide From: $839 Dubai & Abu Dhabi Highlights 6 days/5 nights Experience Dubai and Abu Dhabi on this five night package. Explore the treasures of Dubai before heading to Abu Dhabi, a city rich in culture and on a fast track to becoming a new favourite place to visit. Day 1: Arrive Dubai Day 2: Dubai Explore Dubai and the iconic landmarks that make Dubai distinctive today with a Hop-On Hop-Off Tour. Day 3: Dubai An early start will see you travel by 4WD to the spectacular desert for an exhilarating journey over the rolling dunes before enjoying a traditional ‘Futoor’ breakfast. Day 4: Dubai – Abu Dhabi (approximately 2 hours) Day 5: Abu Dhabi Discover Abu Dhabi at your own pace with a Hop-On Hop-Off Tour. Day 6: Abu Dhabi – Dubai Airport Dubai & Abu Dhabi Packages The price guide shown is per adult, per package share twin based on low season. Surcharges may apply depending on travel dates. Sightseeing is based on a minimum 02 people and departs on select dates only. Prices for other properties available on request. © Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
  • 21. 17 Terms & Conditions CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT The guarantees under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will apply to services supplied by us except where they are acquired, or held out as being acquired for business purposes. 1. OUR SERVICES AND OBLIGATIONS 1.1 House of Travel Ltd (‘we” or “us” as the case may be) supply services consisting of arranging and co-ordinating travel facilities and services, and making bookings and issuing vouchers to be redeemed by suppliers of travel, entertainment, and accommodation facilities or services (“Suppliers”). House of Travel Ltd is part of the House of Travel group. 1.2 We undertake to perform these services with reasonable care and skill. We will not be liable for any loss or damage which results from the act, default or omission of any person other than ourselves, our employees or agents, or any cause independent of human control. This includes (but is not limited to), loss or damage which arises directly or indirectly from any act of God, weather disruptions, dangers incidental to the sea, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, acts of Governments or other authorities de jure or de facto, wars whether declared or not, hostilities, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, deaths, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines or medical or customs regulations. 1.3 We are not able to exercise control over services we do not supply directly, therefore we will not be responsible for any loss or damage arising from: • Any booking made directly with a service Supplier by your travel agent, or • Any services which are not directly provided by us and which are additional to those recorded in clause 1.1 above. 1.4 We will endeavour to provide the most suitable travel arrangements to meet the particular requirements you make known to us. However, travel is an individual experience, and your preferences and opinions may vary from our own. For this reason, we cannot take responsibility for your individual satisfaction. 2. SUPPLY OF TRAVEL, ENTERTAINMENT AND ACCOMMODATION SERVICES AND FACILITIES 2.1 When we make bookings with Suppliers, we are acting as a booking agent for such Supplier. 2.2 All travel, entertainment, and accommodation facilities or services are supplied directly to you by the Suppliers. We have no control over the facilities or services themselves, or the manner in which they are provided by the Suppliers. Therefore you should be aware of the following conditions: • We will not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind which may arise from your use or consumption of, or inability to use or consume those facilities or services. • The provision of those facilities or services is subject to the terms and conditions of your contract with each Supplier. • Where for any reason, a Supplier is unable to provide particular facilities or services, then that Supplier may be entitled, under its contract with you, to substitute those services or facilities with comparable or equivalent facilities or services without incurring any liability to you.You should check your contract with each Supplier. • All facilities or services described by us are subject to availability from the Supplier. • We will not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage relating to your baggage, personal possessions, health or welfare, or delays or travel disruptions unless these arise directly from the service we provide to you. 3. BUSINESS PURPOSES You agree that where our services are acquired for business purposes, or where you hold yourself out as acquiring our services for business purposes, the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply to any supply of goods or services made under these conditions, and we will not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage of any kind to you, including any consequential loss or damage however it may be caused. 4. INFORMATION IN THIS BROCHURE 4.1 While we attempt to ensure that the contents of this brochure are correct, accurate, and up to date at the time of printing, the contents of this brochure are drawn from information supplied to us by Suppliers. We do not have, and cannot be reasonably expected to have, personal knowledge about all of the facilities or services provided by each Supplier. 4.2 Facilities or services may change after the date of printing. We endeavour to keep travel agents informed of any changes to information in this brochure which are brought to our attention. Prior to completing your booking, you should ask your travel agent whether they are aware of any changes to the published information. You should also make sure that if your travel agent is advised of changes which occur after booking, your travel agent is able to contact you. 4.3 Maps and Photographs: Maps are shown for general information and may not necessarily reflect actual routings, locations or services provided. Photographs may show places in the geographic area which are not included in your booking. Hotel room photographs may not be the actual room occupied. 4.4 Property Information: Descriptions featured in this brochure are drawn from information provided by our Suppliers.Any facilities or services shown are subject to change at any time. Please advise your travel agent if you have any special requirements. 4.5 Room Bedding: Is based on existing bedding in the room. Requests for specific bedding arrangements must be made at the time of booking but can not be guaranteed. For example, twin share may consist of single beds or a shared double bed. 4.6 Rental Cars: We cannot guarantee to provide a particular model or colour within the car category. Availability of car categories is subject to confirmation at the time of booking. We reserve the right to substitute different models. If a vehicle is returned prior to the end of the reserved rental period or if the vehicle is picked up later than the reserved date, NO REFUND will be made for unused rental days 5. PRICES 5.1 The price indicator is provided as a guide only. It is based on low season, per adult share twin pricing and is correct at the time of printing. The actual price may differ to that indicated due to currency fluctuations, special events, trade shows or peak periods. 5.2 We will guarantee the price of the portion of the booking as processed by us, against currency fluctuation for a period of seven (7) days from the time of confirmation of the booking; note: special conditions apply for cruise bookings. It is the responsibility of your travel agent to advise you of the date of confirmation. If your booking remains unpaid after the seven (7) day guarantee period it will be subject to currency fluctuation, up to the time full payment is received by us. 5.3 Events beyond our control, such as changes to the prices of aviation fuel or changes to the cost of services or facilities may result in the prices charged to you being different from those shown in the brochure. You should check all prices with your travel agent before making reservations, and before ticketing. 5.4 Prices may also be liable to variation between the time of booking and the date of departure due to events beyond our control. Due to unforeseen events we reserve the right to vary the price up to the time of your departure. 6. HOUSE OF TRAVEL ACCOMMODATION RATINGS To assist you with the selection of your accommodation, we have created our own rating system allowing you to compare each property. Please note that these gradings are to be used as a guide only and may alter throughout the year due to a change of circumstances. Please check with your House of Travel consultant to ensure you get the property that best suits your needs. 7. PAYMENT 7.1 A non-refundable deposit will be required by your travel agent and must be paid at the time of booking. This is in addition to any deposits imposed by Suppliers. 7.2 A communication charge may be made for bookings requested less than 72 hours prior to departure. 7.3 Final payment must be made in full before we can release travel documents (including tickets). 8. CANCELLATION 8.1 If you wish to cancel your booking for any reason, you must advise us in writing through your travel agent as soon as possible. 8.2 If you cancel your booking or any part of your booking, we will impose a cancellation fee in respect of each person travelling under that booking. You must also pay all cancellation fees imposed by Suppliers and your travel agent. These cancellation fees are required to offset booking, communication, and administrative charges which have already been incurred by us, Suppliers and your travel agent. Cancellation fees imposed by Suppliers and travel agents are beyond our control and you should check with your travel agent regarding what cancellation fees may be applicable. 8.3 We strongly recommend that you insure yourself fully against cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances. See Section 10. 9. RESERVATION AMENDMENTS We are happy to incorporate any reasonable amendments you request.An amendment constitutes a change to an existing booking and will attract a $25 fee per amendment prior to final payment and the issuing of the travel documents, and a $50 fee per amendment after travel documents have been issued. These fees are to cover administration and communication costs. You may also be required to pay any Supplier imposed fees. 10. INSURANCE We strongly recommend that you insure yourself fully against cancellation, loss of luggage and personal property, and medical expenses. Your travel agent will be able to provide you with further information. 11. ITEMS NOT COVERED Unless otherwise specified, the cost of airfares, meals, drinks, laundry, insurance, sightseeing, transfers, local taxes, airport departure taxes, Airline imposed insurance levies, passenger service charges and Passport or Visa application fees are not included. 12. VISAS/PASSPORTS For all holidays in this brochure you will require a valid passport. You are responsible for arranging your own passport, visa and health requirements including inoculation. You should check with your travel agent who will be able to provide you with the necessary information. 13. NON-USE OF SERVICES OR FACILITIES If, of your own choice, you decide not to use part or parts of the arranged services or facilities, you will not be entitled to a refund from us (provided we have carried out our service with reasonable skill and care and to your requirements) and you may not be entitled to a refund from any Supplier. 14. HEALTH OR DISABILITY Some Suppliers may reserve the right to refuse to carry or accommodate people who because of a health condition or disability may require services or facilities to be provided in a special manner. You should check this with your travel agent. 15. SERVICE SATISFACTION During your holiday, if you encounter any situation where the service supplied to you does not meet your satisfaction, please take the matter up with the Supplier immediately.Your contract for each service is with the Supplier. If this is not possible immediately, or if you are still dissatisfied, please contact your travel agent. Both we and your travel agent will endeavour to investigate on your behalf and to negotiate with the Supplier to resolve the matter as soon as possible, so that you continue to enjoy your journey. 16. LEGAL CLAIMS Any claims or legal action in connection with the provision of our services to you will be governed by the laws of New Zealand. Any claim or legal action against the Suppliers is likely to be subject to the terms of your contract with them, and may be governed by the laws of other countries. Please read these booking conditions carefully
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