LONDON, January 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
- Celebrate Australia Day with Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, as they offer an additional £50 off all holidays to Australia this weekend.
To celebrate Australia Day, Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, will be offering an additional £50 off all holidays to Australia this weekend. Australian's from across the world will unite in celebrating Australia's most famous day of the year, Australia Day. Celebrated on Saturday 26 January, Australia Day will see endless events take place across the country including the famous Australia Day parade along Sydney Harbour, which will see thousands gather together.
Australia Day has traditionally marked the landing of Captain Arthur Phillip and the day he claimed Australia for the British Empire. On 26 January 1788, Captain Arthur Phillip raised the British flag at Sydney Cove. This designated public holiday has now evolved from a small commemorative holiday to the most celebrated national day in Australia. Expressing national diversity, today across the country, Australia will enjoy community breakfasts, beach parties, corroborees, concerts, parades, cultural and historic exhibitions, sporting ceremonies and firework displays. The Australians will celebrate everything that's great about being Australian.
Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist and 'Winner of Best Tour Operator to Australia' at the 2012 British Travel Awards, as Australia Day approaches, is offering a further £50 off all of its holidays this coming weekend. Holidaymakers can take advantage of discounted Australian holidays and join in the country's celebrations. Holidays that include at least five night's accommodation will be entitled to Austravel's additional £50 off for this weekend only (26, 27, 28 January 2013). Austravel have also announced the exciting news that they will be extending their January Sale offers until the end of February which includes savings of up to 25% and free airport lounges.
Enjoy a holiday in Sydney with four night's accommodation from only £995 per person with a saving of £275 per couple and free airport lounge passes. This holiday offer includes Qantas return flights from London Heathrow, a Blue Mountains day trip and four nights' accommodation at the Cambridge Hotel in Sydney. This Sydney holiday price is based on selected departures in April and May 2013. The Cambridge Hotel is conveniently located within walking distance from the city centre and the great dining options and shopping of Crown and Oxford Street's. Many of the hotel's modern guest rooms offer balconies with fantastic views over Sydney and have easy access to most of Sydney's famous landmarks including the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, making this hotel a perfect base.
Austravel customers can take advantage of a spectacular holiday that combines stunning Brisbane with the beautiful Hamilton Island from £1395 per person. This holiday includes return flights from London Heathrow with Qantas, three nights' accommodation at the Traders Hotel in Brisbane, five nights bed and breakfast accommodation at the Reef View Hotel on the idyllic Hamilton Island, on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef and has a huge saving of £750 per couple. This holiday price is based on May 2013 departures. The Traders Hotel in Brisbane is located near the cultural and entertainment precinct of the South Bank and offers views of the city skyline or Roma Street Parklands. The Reef View Hotel has the privileged location directly opposite the stunning Catseye Beach which offers views either overlooking the tropical landscaped gardens or the beautiful visa of the Coral Sea.
SOURCE Hayes and Jarvis Travel Limited T/ATUI Specialist Holidays