NA 2010 – Grand Australia & New Zealand
20 days / 19 nights from $6,100
$400 per day … what great value!
A consistent best-seller, we’ve added exciting new destinations and exclusive Tauck
experiences. Key components will offer a different product than our competition at an
Start: Melbourne, Australia End: Christchurch, New Zealand
High Season January – March, September 15-December
o Double $6,480 + $2,110 Internal Air = $8,590 (-14% YOY)
Low Season April-September 14
o Double $6,100 + $1,890 internal air = $7,990 (-7%)
Australia – all Qantas, all dates (5 flights)
New Zealand – all charter, all dates (3 flights)
No small groups offered
Yes singles dates … more to come
Fewer 1 nights!!! Only 2 times in the entire 20 days … plus guests can post stay in
Christchurch and make the stay longer. GREATLY IMPROVED PACE.
2 nights at Ayers Rock
Sounds of Silence versus champagne reception
Day at leisure at the resort – options for ballooning, etc
Competitors stay at Dessert Palms or Sails of the Dessert Resort … all only stay 1 day and
do not offer the Olgas. Trafalgar 2 nights at Dessert Garden Hotel *lower end resort*
We include the options others do not … don’t get nickle’d and dimed
Kangaroo / Koala personal experience
Private charter flights … want to circle Mt Cook again … we’ll make it happen
Private cruises and experiences on water in Australia & New Zealand
Private champagne and canapés at Uluru (Ayers Rock) as you see this mystical rock
Marlborough Sounds – Private cruise in the heart of sauvignon blanc and mussel
areas … farmed onboard and eaten fresh with lunch afterwards
Wellington – Te Papa National Museum – a 5-story museum located in the capital.
Private guided overview and free time for the rest of the day
Overnights (new in bold):
Nights 1,2 Intercontinental Melbourne, The Rialto *Brand New *
o No pre check ins … hotel will do all possible
Nights 3,4 Sails in the Dessert
Nights 5,6,7 Pepper’s Beach Club
Nights 8,9,10,11 Intercontinental Hotel, Sydney
o Botanical Garden View
Nights 12,13 The Langham, Auckland
Night 14 Duxton Hotel Okawa Bay
Nights 15,16 Copthorne Hotel
All balcony rooms overlooking downtown Wellington
Nights 17,18 Crowne Plaza Queenstown
Night 19 Millennium Christchurch
-Can we get a late check out?
-Lunch / Dinner difference?
-Laundry on tour
-Black flies … Ayers Rock, Alice Springs, Outback
-AP, SP … What’s going on?
-Why are we leaving Hayman Island?
-Mt. Cook differences …