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					                                                   Alaska! No other cruise gives passengers a better opportunity to comfortably
                                                   witness such natural wonders as magnificent fjords, gigantic glaciers and a
                                                   kaleidoscope of animal, bird and marine life. One of life’s great thrills is to see
                                                   breaching humpback whales as they frolic in the clear waters of the icy straits.
                                                   In addition, Alaskan cities and towns like Anchorage, Ketchikan, Sitka,
                                                   Petersburg, Juneau, Haines and Skagway have a character totally unlike their
                                                   counterparts anywhere else. If you add a land package before or after your
                                                   cruise, you can also visit some of the world’s great national parks including the
                                                   fabulous Denali National Park and the Canadian Rockies.
                                                   For cruising purposes there are two major routes available - the Inside Passage
It seems that Christmas has arrived early this     and the Glacier Route. The Inside Passage, in Southeast Alaska, is normally
year as time has slipped by for all of us here     accessed on round-trip cruises from Vancouver, and features spectacular Glacier
at the Travel Masters Group. On behalf of          Bay, Hubbard Glacier, or Tracy Arm and the Sawyer Glaciers. Cruises on the
myself, Bob and all our qualified team of          Glacier Route usually take in the same ports of call as Inside Passage cruises with
consultants we wish you a very Merry               the added bonus of scenic cruising in the legendary Prince William Sound and
Christmas and a Happy New Year.                    College Fjord.
It looks like 2010 will continue much as 2009      Whichever route you choose, a highlight is the incredible variety of wildlife you
with substantial travel specials particularly in   may encounter - bears, wolves, moose, whales, seals, sea lions, otters, puffins,
the cruising market place. Cruise companies        eagles and countless other species of marine and shore birds.
continue to release amazing deals on
voyages world wide and so the opportunity          The Aleuts called it Alyeska - the Great Land - and that is indeed what it is.
to experience the delights of cruising at
substantial discount will remain.
As the dollar continues to grow in strength
against the US dollar, fares and land deals
have also become progressively more
attractive. Our consultants regularly are
updated as these offers arrive across our
desks so please utilise their substantial levels
of knowledge and expertise.
It’s certainly been a wonderful time to
journey overseas and we would love to look
after your 2010 travel plans whatever they
might be.
                                                    Delve into China’s More Hidden Cultural, Historic & Scenic Wonders
Our own Small Group Special Interest Tour
programme for 2010 has been released with                                     Extraordinary Experiences
strong support from our loyal clients.
Ask about our Africa/Egypt/Abu Dhabi tour,
                                                                                  Beyond The Icons
or our latest Discover China departure. I’m        Join Managing Director Bob Malcolm on this special itinerary, based on his
sure you’ll be excited when you read about         favourite places & experiences from over 20 years experience touring China
the wonderful sights and sounds these trips
will reveal to you as you travel on the                     VISITING SIX OF CHINAS MOST UNIQUE PROVINCES
journey.                                                         Fujian, Zhejiang, Hebei, Shanxi, Sichuan, Guizhou
Once again on behalf of us all we hope you                        Amazing Attractions – Great Entertainment
have a wonderful time over the summer
break and look forward to being of service                         Deluxe Accommodation – Great Cuisine
in the New Year.                                              20 Days - Departs 11 April 2010 - All-Inclusive - $7,400pp
Until next time, Happy Holidaying                          Includes: All flights, departure taxes, Superior deluxe accom, comprehensive sightseeing, brilliant
                                                                       entertainment, most meals, plus services of the best Guide & Tour Escort.



Managing Director – Travel Masters Group
                                    TOUR: Anchorage (Alaska), Denali
                                    National Park, Fairbanks, Anchorage,
                                    Seward CRUISE: Scenic Cruising College
The Silk Road and Tibet trip        Fjord, Scenic Cruising Glacier Bay, Haines
was excellent, as was Greg          (Alaska), Juneau, Ketchikan, Vancouver
Clayton our leader. Top             (British Columbia)
marks all round.                    15 Nights – Departs 11 May 2010
Jan Shulte                          Fly, Cruise & Tour from $4,179pp
                                    Oceanview* fr $4,269pp – Balcony fr $5,579pp
                                    *Obstructed. Includes flights, cruise and tour, 2 nights                         5 Star ‘Ryndam‘
                                    accom Vancouver, 1 night accom Taiwan
We feel we have been very
remiss over the past few
years by not filling in the
critique form usually provided      Fully Escorted on the brand new
by your agency. Over the            6 Star ‘Seabourn Odyssey’
                                    Seabourn’s 4th Annual President’s Cruise
past 5 years we have been
                                    Venice (Italy), Sibenik (Croatia), Bari (Italy),
looked after in most                Fiskardho/Cephalonia (Greece),
admirable fashion by Christa        Katakolon/Olympia, Gythion, Mykonos,
Randall.                            Pireaus/Athens, Mylos, Rhodes, Patmos,
                                    Khyos, Kusadasi/Ephesus (Turkey), Istanbul
We have had 5 cruises for a         14 Days – Departs 11 September 2010
total of 224 days. All transfers,   Suite from US$6,910pp                                              6 Star ‘Seabourn Odyssey‘
airlines, hotels, tours and         Verandah from US$7,670pp
cruises have been arranged
by Christa, and, as a result of
her meticulous attention to
detail we have enjoyed
                                                                                                   Sydney, Darwin, Bandar Seri Begawan
totally trouble free travelling.           Barcelona (Spain), Monte Carlo (Monaco),
                                                                                                    (Brunei), Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia),
                                                Florence/Pisa/Livorno (Italy),
                                                                                                 Hong Kong (China), Shanghai, Pusan (South
The tour companies and                           Rome/Civitavecchia, Naples,
                                                                                                  Korea), Nagasaki (Japan), Kyoto, Tokyo,
                                                   Palma (Spain), Barcelona
hotels recommended by her                                                                          Iwo Jima, Saipan (Micronesia), Chuuk,
                                                  8 Nights – ‘Norwegian Jade’                    Rabaul (PNG), Whitsundays, Brisbane, Syd
have without fail met our                         Departures April to Nov 2010                        42 Nights - Departs 3 March 2010
expectations and we have                   FLY, CRUISE & STAY from $2,799pp                                Beautiful ‘Sun Princess’
had no hesitation with                   Oceanview fr $2,980pp – Balcony fr $3,260pp                BONUS $250pp ONBOARD CREDIT
recommending Travel                        Includes Return Flights, 1 Night Accom                       Cruise from $6,182pp
                                              Barcelona, Cruise & Onboard Tips
Masters to other travellers.                                                                              Oceanview fr $8,611pp

We do look forward to
continuing our assocation
with Travel Masters and with
Christa Randall in particular.                 Dubai (UAE), Abu Dhabi, Fujairah,                          Close to Home Holiday
                                              Muscat (Oman), Bandar Abbas (Iran),                   Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Cairns,
Tom & Annette James                              Khasab (Oman), Dubai (UAE)                         Cooktown, Darwin, Padang Bay/Bali
                                                 7 Days - Departs 30 March 2010                       12 Nights – Departs 5 March 2010
                                               6 Star, All-Inclusive ‘Silver Whisper’
                                                                                                    Classic Cruising onboard ‘Saga Ruby’
Many thanks for the great job                    Fly & Cruise from $5,999pp                         FLY, CRUISE & STAY from $2,999pp
                                                     Verandah fr $7,499pp
you did in organising our trip.                   Midship Verandah fr $7,849pp
                                                                                                           Oceanview fr $3,325pp

We enjoyed it immensely with                Includes return air ex Bris, cruise, complimentary       Includes Return Flights, 2 Nights
                                                                                                       Accom Bali, Transfers, Cruise
no hassles thanks to you.                    wine, champagne, spirits, bottled water and soft
                                                     drinks, and onboard gratuities                          & Onboard Tips
Marie & Greg Woods
                                                                                                                  OASIS OF THE SEAS
                                                                                                                  Laurie Gray, Operations Manager, has
                                                                                                                  just come back from a cruise on the
Take in Vietnam’s best on this excellent tour. In the                                                             worlds most amazing superliner…
south visit Saigon and the Mekong Delta before heading
to the World Heritage listed town of Hoi An. Conclude
your trip in beautiful Hanoi and stunning Halong Bay.                                                             I was recently given the opportunity to
                                                                                                                  do a short cruise onboard the brand
Departures from 14 March – 10 October 2010
                                                                                                                  new Oasis of the Seas. A chance to
10 Nights from only $1,555pp
                                                                                                                  inspect the largest ship afloat was too
Includes 10 nights in 3 star accommodation, breakfast daily and 5                                                 good to miss so of course I said yes!
lunches, all transportation including domestic airfares, sightseeing
including entrance fees and a local English speaking guide..
                                                                                                                  While this ship may not be for
                                                                                                                  everyone, families, those who like large
                                                                                                                  ships and anyone who enjoys new
                                                                                                                  experiences will love this ship. Big,
Taipei, Taichung, Sun Moon Lake                                                                                   brash and beautiful, with all the usual
Includes: Return airfare with China Airlines, 4 nights hotel
accommodation in 5 star hotels, return airport/hotel transfers,
                                                                                                                  ship board facilities, but it is the other
some meals, sightseeing and entrance fees, English speaking                                                       features that really set this ship apart:
guide.                                                                                                            rock climbing walls, flow riders for
BONUS inclusions: FREE return airfare from Taipei to one of                                                       surfers, a zip line, an aqua theatre with
the following Asian cities – Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Denpasar,                                                       a 9 metre deep pool, a carousel, ice
Hanoi, Hong Kong, Phuket, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila,
                                                                                                                  skating rink, basketball court, 9 hole
Penang, Phnom Penh, Rangoon, Saigon, Singapore.
                                                                                                                  mini golf course – the list is almost
6 Days from $1,980pp
                                                                                                                  endless.
Departures 2 Feb to 28 Feb 2010
                                                                                                                  Capable of carrying 6,198 passengers
                                                                                                                  at full capacity, the “Oasis” is designed
                                                                                                                  around 6 distinct areas with perhaps
                                                                                                                  the two most popular being the
                                                                                                                  Boardwalk and Central Park, both
                                                                                                                  outdoor areas. The Boardwalk features
                                                                                                                  a number of eating places and bars
                                                                                                                  plus other shops and facilities while
                                                                                                                  Central Park with its living trees and
                                                                                                                  plants has areas for you to sit and relax
                                                                                                                  in the calming environment, or maybe
                                                                                                                  dine in one of the more elegant
                                                                                                                  restaurants that are located here. This
                                                                                                                  is where you can sit at The Rising Tide
                                                                                                                  Bar and sip a leisurely drink while the
                                                                                                                  bar slowly descends to the Royal
                                                                   Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington,
     World's Best Wildlife & Antiquities
                                                                Christchurch, Franz Josef, Queenstown,            Promenade with more dining options,
              of Ancient Egypt
                                                                  Milford Sound, Te Anau, Dunedin,                bars and shops some decks below.
BEST EAST AFRICAN GAME RESERVES                                             Christchurch
   Amboseli, Lake Nakuru, Samburu,                             Experience 6 scenic Rail excursions: The           The vast majority of cabins are balcony
      Great Rift Valley, Masai Mara                           Overlander (Auckland to Otorohanga-Te Kuiti         cabins either overlooking the ocean,
   ANTIQUITIES OF ANCIENT EGYPT                                to Tongariro National Park), The TranzMetro
                                                                                                                  or overlooking The Boardwalk, Central
        Cairo, Giza, Luxor, Edfu,                             (Featherston to Wellington), The TranzCoastal
                                                                 (Picton to Christchurch), The TranzAlpine        Park or the Royal Promenade. For
          Kom Ombo, Aswan
                                                                (Christchurch to Greymouth), The Kingston         families, there are suites capable of
  BEDOUIN HERITAGE OF ABU DHABI
                                                                 Flyer (Kingston to Fairlight), The Seasider      sleeping up to 8 people and the Loft
  21 DAYS – EXCLUSIVE & PERSONAL                              (Dunedin to Palmerston), Ride the Wellington        Suites must be seen to be believed.
       23 Days - Departs 28 August 2010                                           Cable Car
                                                                   15 Day Premier Tour with APT
         All-Inclusive Cost, $14,750pp                                                                            Would I cruise on this ship again? Most
                                                              SAVING 25% - Cost: from $4,159pp
  Includes: Flights ex Brisbane, departure taxes, superior                                                        definitely!
    deluxe accom, comprehensive sightseeing, brilliant
                                                                       Departures April to Sept 2010
 entertainment, most meals, plus services of the best Guide        Includes: Tour with 14 nights superior hotel
                       & Tour Escort.                               accommodation, 25 meals and sightseeing

                                                                                                                                  We travel
                                                                                                                              not to escape life,
                                                                                                                                  but so life
                                                                                                                              doesn’t escape us
                                                           VATULELE ISLAND RESORT                                        SHORT BREAK GETAWAY
Airlines are bearing gifts over the festive                      Last Minute Special                                   Hobart, Port Arthur, Richmond,
season with low fares and early bird deals                  Book & Travel by 31 December!                               Launceston, Cradle Mountain
still available…                                                                                                           - Spectacular sightseeing
                                                           - Return Economy Airfare ex Brisbane
                                                                      - Return transfers                                         - Some meals
Etihad, Royal Brunei and Jet Airways will zip           - 2 nights pre/post island at Novotel Nadi                       - Superior Accommodation
you off to Europe in 2010 for under $1900                       - Return air transfers to Island                    - Freedom to explore independently
per person.                                                 - 3 nights accom including all meals,                - Tour by luxury coach with driver/guide
                                                         non alcoholic beverages & most activities                      with expert local knowledge
V Australia have launched a direct flight                - Senikai Spa 15min massage or gift pack
                                                                                                                           5 Days from $1,625pp
to Phuket from Brisbane with fares from a                        Cost: from $2429pp                                          Travel until 31 March 2010
stunning $989 per person.

Book before Christmas and Air Pacific can
treat the children to a flight to Fiji for just
$299 return!                                                PINCTADA CABLE BEACH                                  POLYNESIAN & SAINTS APARTMENTS
                                                                     5 Night Getaway                                      December Special!
Wherever your destination, Travel Masters                Newly opened, the Pinctada Cable Beach                           - Return Airfare ex Brisbane
can seek out the best fares in the market.              Resort & Spa was created to nurture with a                   - 7 nights accom including breakfast
Speak to one of our Senior Consultants                    world-class spa, understated elegance,                             daily, 1 x $40 Voucher at
today!!                                                   original artwork and around the clock                             Chom Cha Ba Restaurant
                                                                        attention.
*Includes taxes and surcharges. Terms and conditions
                                                                                                                                 - 7 days Car Hire
                                                        BONUS: Includes BONUS night, return
apply.                                                                                                                      - Return airport transfers
                                                           airport transfers, breakfast daily,
                                                           welcome drink & 15min massage
                                                                                                                           - Half day Orientation tour
                                                                   Cost: from $630pp                                          Cost: from $959pp
                                                                  Travel until 31 March 2010                            Book by 18 Dec & Travel by 11 Jan 10




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"insider" access, and exploration of the area's        are cheering on the Socceroos next year or the Wallabies in 2011, Travel
history, culture, cuisine and more - with the
                                                       Masters have packages available now to help you experience World Cup
added convenience of having all your travel
needs handled by a friendly, knowledgeable             fever first hand.
Tauck Director.
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Just as the world is wonderfully diverse, so too
are the ways you can experience it with                is not your thing, don’t forget Travel Masters can also arrange tickets to all
Cosmos. Our trips are designed to offer you            the major entertainment shows and concerts across Australia, including
the flexibility, choices and pace that best fit        Wicked, Mamma Mia, Jersey Boys or Andre Rieu.
the way you want to travel

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