Whether you love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day has a habit of creeping up on us year after year. A holiday is a gift that is bound to keep your other half happy, and not only will it earn you a heap of brownie points, it’s something you can cherish as well!
The team at Flight Centre have put together their top three holiday spots for you to spoil your loved one with an experiential gift this Valentine’s Day.
1. Take a Long Weekend to Melbourne
Just a quick flight and you’re already a world away; Melbourne is an absolute hot spot and perfect for a romantic weekend getaway.
It’s a well known 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.
While on your Melbourne holiday, 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.
GET THERE: Flight Centre has Melbourne holidays including return airfares flying Air New Zealand and two nights four-star accommodation from $725* ex Auckland, per person, twin share.
*Prices are correct as at 11 February 2014, are subject to availability & are subject to change without notice. Valid for sales from 12 February – 14 February 2014. Travel from 01 – 15 Apr, 30 Apr – 31 Aug 2014. Airfares based on Air New Zealand Seat + Bag.
2. Say Aloha to Hawaii
It’s the destination that’s on the lips of most Kiwis looking for a holiday and there’s no better time to take advantage of the amazing deals to Hawaii.
From the famous stretches of Waikiki beach surrounded by high rise buildings to the less touristy island of Maui, a Hawaii holiday will fulfil every need with sun, sand, surf and shopping.
GET THERE: Flight Centre has Maui and Honolulu holidays including return airfares flying Hawaiian Airlines, three nights 4.5-star accommodation in Honolulu and three nights 4.5-star accommodation in Maui from $2,249* ex Auckland, per person, twin share.
*Prices are correct as at 11 February 2014, are subject to availability & are subject to change without notice. Valid for sales until 23 Feb 14. Travel from 01 – 30 May 2014. A mandatory resort fee of US$30.00 per room, per night is payable direct. Porterage fees of US$11.00 per person, round trip are payable direct.
3. Rest & Relaxation, Raro Style
Ranking highly in the relaxation stakes, on a Rarotonga holiday you can literally ‘stop and flop’ onto one of the many beautiful beaches.
There’s plenty of activities to keep you both entertained between snorkelling sessions – check out the local markets on a Saturday morning, scooter your way around the island, take a cross-island trek or cool off at one of the waterfalls. You could even treat yourselves to his and hers massages.
GET THERE: Flight Centre has Rarotonga holidays including return airfares, four nights accommodation plus late check-out until 10pm, return airport transfers and tropical breakfast daily from $999* ex Auckland, per person, twin share.
*Prices are correct as at 11 February 2014, are subject to availability & are subject to change without notice. Valid for sales until 17 February 2014. Travel from 03 – 26 August, 20 October – 25 November 2014.
Looking for more information on planning your holiday? Contact a Flight Centre travel expert – 130 stores nationwide. Phone 0800 24 35 44.