Just because it happens every year, doesn't mean you can’t branch out from your usual go-to gift. Make the most of Mother’s Day this year and treat your mum, as well as yourself, to a relaxing break away.
We've put some great holiday options together for you to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day.
Bargains and bubbles in Melbourne
With some of the best discount shopping around, what better way to spend a weekend with your mum than hitting the outlet stores on a Melbourne holiday. After a day of retail therapy you can sit back and relax with a pimms from Madame Brussels.
If you have time up your sleeve, combine 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 add-on to your escape.
GET THERE: Flight Centre has Melbourne holidays including return airfares flying Air New Zealand, three nights 4.5-star accommodation and a Bargains & Bubbles Tour from $879* ex Auckland or Wellington or $869* ex Christchurch, per person, twin share.
*Prices are correct as at 30 April 2014, are subject to availability & are subject to change without notice. Valid for sales until 28 May 2014. Selected travel dates apply. Airfares based on Air New Zealand Seat + Bag.
Put your feet up in Fiji
Does rest and relaxation sound more up your alley? Fiji has been a popular holiday spot with Kiwis for a long time now and it’s no wonder with a flight time of just over three hours.
Perfectly achievable for a long weekend away, you can spend the weekend snorkelling, sunbathing and taking advantage of happy hour until your heart’s content.
GET THERE: Flight Centre has Fiji holidays including return airfares flying Air New Zealand, four nights five-star accommodation with buffet breakfast daily, one 60 minute massage and return airport transfers from $1,899* ex Auckland, $2,059* ex Wellington or Christchurch, per person, twin share.
*Prices are correct as at 30 April 2014, are subject to availability & are subject to change without notice. Valid for sales until 28 May 2014. Travel from 19 Jul – 04 Aug, 24 – 31 Aug, 19 – 30 Sep 2014. Airfares based on Air New Zealand Seat + Bag.
Cruise the South Pacific
If it’s an island break you’re looking for but it’s too hard to choose, let the destinations come to you while you treat mum to a 14 night cruise holiday of the South Pacific.
Taking in the sights of Fiji, New Caledonia and Vanuatu all in one holiday, brings the best to your doorstep. Finish off with a weekend in Sydney for some shopping and a show.
GET THERE: Flight Centre has a 14 night cruise onboard the Dawn Princess, departing Sydney and taking in Noumea; New Caledonia, Dravuni Island; Fiji, Savusavu, Suva, Port Denerau, Vila; Vanuatu, Lifou; New Caledonia and Sydney; Australia including all main meals and entertainment onboard from $2,369* per person, twin share.
*Prices are correct as at 30 April 2014, are subject to availability & are subject to change without notice. Valid for sales until 25 May 2014. Cruise departs Sydney on 20 September 2014. Airfares and transfers are additional.
Looking for more information on planning your holiday? Contact a Flight Centre travel expert – 130 stores nationwide. Phone 0800 24 35 44.