Mother's Day Escapes

6 May 2013

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, there’s no need to stress if you haven’t planned the perfect present just yet.

An experiential gift is a great way to take your mum by surprise and get to spend some quality time together. The team at Flight Centre has put some great holiday options together for you to spoil your mum, this Mother’s Day.


Shopping Tour and High Tea, Sydney

Sydney is the perfect destination for a weekend away with your mum. With warm weather, fantastic shopping and fine dining on offer, Flight Centre has the perfect gift package with a shopping tour and a high tea included.

Flight Centre has Sydney holidays including return airfares flying Air New Zealand, three nights four-star accommodation, a Sydney City Gems Shopping Tour and a High Tea at Sea Cruise from $999* ex Auckland, $1,039* ex Wellington or $965* ex Christchurch, per person, twin share.

*Price subject to availability. Valid for sales until 27 May 2013. Travel from 21 July – 31 August 2013 ex Auckland, 07 – 15 July, 01 August – 31 August 2013 ex Wellington or 01 – 31 August 2013 ex Christchurch. High Tea at Sea Cruise departs on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Airfares based on Air New Zealand Seat + Bag.

Shopping trip


Shopping Tour & Yarra Valley Wine Tour, Melbourne

If you’re looking for somewhere to take your mother to celebrate Mother’s Day, why not head to Melbourne? It’s well known as a shopper’s paradise – check out the Queen Victoria Market, an open-air market that has been a popular spot with locals for over 125 years.

Combine the city lights with a wine tour - with more than 70 award winning wineries, a host of delicious restaurants, luxury accommodation and gorgeous scenery, the Yarra Valley is the perfect escape.

Flight Centre has Melbourne holidays including return airfares flying Air New Zealand, three nights four-star accommodation with continental breakfast daily, a Bargains and Bubbles Shopping Tour and a Yarra Valley Wine Tour from $1,119* ex Auckland, $1,185* ex Wellington or $1,079* ex Christchurch, per person, twin share.

*Price subject to availability. Valid for sales until 27 May 2013. Travel from 05 August – 26 September 2013. Bargains & Bubbles Shopping tour does operate on Sunday. Airfares based on Air New Zealand Seat + Bag.


Wicked – The Musical, Auckland

Celebrated as one of the most successful shows in Broadway history, the award winning musical Wicked is loved by fans all around the world and is the perfect present for your Mum. Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked is the untold story of the Witched of Oz, telling the story of how two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.

Spoil your Mum with two nights 4.5-star accommodation at SkyCity Hotel and an Emerald Reserve ticket to Wicked – the perfect Mother’s Day gift.

Flight Centre has two nights 4.5-star accommodation at SkyCity Hotel in Auckland and an Emerald Reserve ticket to WICKED from $299* per person, twin share.

*Price subject to availability. Valid for sales until 27 May 2013. Travel from 26 September – 14 October 2013. Emerald Reserve ticket to Wicked is based on a Thursday night performance. Tickets are non-changeable, non-refundable and non-transferrable.

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King Kong – The Musical, Melbourne

Sticking with the musical buzz, King Kong premieres in Melbourne on 15 June 2013 for its exclusive Australian season. Based on one of the great modern myths, this world-first adaptation as a large scale musical has been created by an award-winning international team. If shopping or a wine tour isn’t really your thing, this is the perfect alternative.

Flight Centre has King Kong packages including return airfares to Melbourne, two nights accommodation and an A Reserve ticket to King Kong from $869* ex Auckland, $955* ex Wellington or $849* ex Christchurch, per person, twin share.

*Price subject to availability. Valid for sales until 31 May 2013. Travel from 28 May – 23 June, 01 – 16 July 2013. A Reserve ticket to King Kong is based on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday evening performance. Tickets are non-refundable, non-changeable or transferrable.

 

Alternatively, a sunset cocktail in Fiji or snorkelling in the Cook Islands are perfect escape options and something that can be enjoyed over a long weekend.

Looking for information on Mother's Day gifts?  Contact a Flight Centre travel expert – 135 stores nationwide. Phone 0800 24 35 44.

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