Travel deals of the week: Sri Lanka, PNG cruise, Maldives flights

Wildlife abounds in Sr Lanka's national parks. Picture: Shutterstock
Wildlife abounds in Sr Lanka's national parks. Picture: Shutterstock

Sri Lanka specials

Travel Trends Leisure is offering 35 per cent off three selected holidays in Sri Lanka. The six-day Sun & Sea itinerary includes a mangrove boat safari, whale watching, beach days, city tour and even releasing turtles to the sea. The 13-day Adventure Paradise and 15-day Greenwalks & Sea Breeze itineraries highlight nature walks, wildlife parks and exploring local cuisine. Discounted rates apply for groups of four or more. Offer is valid till 31 March 2020. Sri Lankan Airlines will also begin Sydney-Colombo flights in 2020, in addition to its current Melbourne-Colombo service.

Price: from $962 for 5 nights

PNG 16-night Cunard package

Cruiseco is offering a 16-night Sydney return fly-cruise-stay package, including economy class flights, a two-night pre-cruise stay at Holiday Inn Potts Point and a 14-night cruise on Cunard's Queen Elizabeth. The tour departs 15 February 2020, visiting Alotau, Rabaul and the Conflict Islands to discover volcanoes, rich jungle and World War 2 legacy. On your return, you'll also visit Cairns.

Price: from $2485 per person

Fly Singapore Airlines to the Maldives

Fly Singapore Airlines economy return to the Maldives and stay five nights at the Kandima Maldives. Kick back on your very own balcony swing in a Sky Studio at this four-star resort. Stay includes a daily buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. The package also includes selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, transfers and a 20 per cent discount off spa treatments. Book by 13 December 2019 and travel February to July 2020.

Price: from $3299 per person

Across the ditch

Air New Zealand is offering special fare deals from Australia to New Zealand on flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and the Gold Coast to New Zealand cities, including Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington and Queenstown. Restricted travel periods apply for dates ranging between December 2019 and September 2020. Tickets must be purchased at least 21 days prior to travel. Deal ends 18 December 2019.

Price: from $208 one way

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