If you’ve left your Easter break planning a little late this year, as seems to be the trend amid the pandemic, luckily you can still find many deals across Aussie states.
From discounted tours and hotels to family packages, there are plenty of bargainous ways to “Holiday Here” and support Aussie tourism operators over the Easter period without paying peak-season prices.
Here’s some incredible getaways and accommodations you can still book on a budget.
Ibis Budget are slashing room rates to $48 per night in a 48-hour flash sale kicking off from Friday, March 26 until midnight Saturday, March 27. The 18 properties on sale span Queensland, NSW, Victoria and ACT, and come with complete booking flexibility.
Save up to 33% on city escape flights and hotels through Qantas Holiday Packages.
Enjoy extra value for breakfast and late checkout when you book and complete your next qualifying stay between Jan 28 and Dec 30 2021 at all participating hotels with Hyatt’s Staycation and Breakfast offer.
Keen to extend your stay? Receive up to 25% off and a $30 food and beverage credit when you stay longer at participating Rydges Hotels & Resorts.
For the wine and cheese lovers: You can choose from over 50 hotels across Australia and save 10% on top of a complimentary bottle of wine and gourmet cheese platter on arrival with TFE Hotels Gourmet Delight.
Hilton is offering “Great City Escapes” deals where you can save up to 25% off across the country.
Indulge in that VIP life with absolute flexibility – Travel Associates is offering 5-star hotel offers with VIP inclusions.
Book a long weekend city stay with Viva Holidays to unlock 2-night stay deals from $155.
Until March 24, 2021, you can receive 1000 Qantas points or Marriott Bonvoy points as well as a free brekky at eligible hotels with Marriot’s staycation package.
Choose whether a City Indulgence, Rock Star, Lovers or Culinary Extravagance package suits you, and indulge in QT Hotels & Resorts hospitality.
Not only can you receive 25% off a two-night stay across all Ovolo hotels, you can include an immersive cocktail-making experience — or simply have one delivered to your room — as part of the deal.
Choose from over 340 Accor properties with flexible cancellations and rates as low as $105 per night.
Just in time for Easter and school holidays, you can Stay Here, Explore There — with IHG Hotels & Resorts offering a minimum saving of 25% off accommodation for IHG Rewards Members (15% for non-members) as well as extra flexibility on cancellations.
Uncover new adventures and save up to 20% on selected AAT Kings tours of 10 days or more.
Choose from a range of bonus inclusions for your next cityscape — all organised just for you by your local manager at Travel Managers Australia.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Crown Sydney has put together luxurious packages including the ‘Your Sanctuary’ package which offers an overnight stay in a Harbour or Opera King room, a $150 Crown Spa voucher and a skincare welcome gift. The package is available for stays until 24 December 2021. Check their website for more details.
Priced at $1,145 (valued at $1,700), the InterContinental Sydney is offering three-nights accommodation with a complimentary upgrade to a harbour-view room, a $100 restaurant and bar voucher, complimentary parking, daily breakfast and a late check-out. Check their website for deal availability dates.
Luxury Escapes has just launched a new Last Minute Escapes category in time for Easter, offering holiday packages loaded with extras, available to book on a whim. Travellers can get 10% off room rates at the lavish Hyatt Regency Sydney, including daily breakfast, a welcome bottle of wine, and late midday checkout. This deal will be live from midday March 31, on sale for 7 days for travel within the next 7 days (including the Easter weekend).
The Fullerton Hotel Sydney is offering 50 percent off reservations made before 31 March for guests staying on or before 30 April, well as 25 percent off deluxe and executive suits at all other times, including a complimentary cocktail, breakfast and a late checkout. They are also offering a ‘Family Getaway’ deal which allows two adults and two children to stay for $285 a night. Check their website for more details.
For $699, The Crowne Plaza Sydney Darling Harbour is offering three-nights accommodation with a complimentary upgrade, two welcome drinks as well as an $100 restaurant and bar voucher, daily breakfast and a late check-out – valued at $1,264. Check their website for deal availability dates.
Sofitel Brisbane Central is offering their ‘A Parisian Affair’ package for $799 which includes two nights in a Superior Room, $100 restaurant voucher for their in-house venues, $100 shopping voucher for Queens Plaza, a bottle of champagne, complimentary high tea and a late checkout. This is an exclusive number with limited numbers available, bookings are essential.
The Calile Hotel Brisbane has a ‘Suite Package’ from $389 which includes valet parking, a late checkout and $100 towards their Lobby Bar or the in-room mini-bar, as well as a bottle of champagne. Check their website for deal availability dates.
The new Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets will be offering 50 percent off accommodation from $150 a night on stays until June 30 to celebrate their grand opening this week (March 1). Check their website for deal availability dates.
On a seven day tour with Inspiring Vacations, experience the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation by air for only $2,899 per person. Available for travellers between June to October 2021.
From $369 a night W Melbourne is offering its ‘Amp It Up’ package which includes valet parking, two free cocktails and a 2pm check out, valid for stays before 15 July 2021.
M Gallery Hotel Chadstone Melbourne is offering a package which includes a stay at the hotel, free parking as well as a $50 ‘Chadstone – The Fashion Capital’, gift cards with its ‘Shopping Spree Package’ from $279 a night. Check their website for deal availability dates.
Luxury Escapes has just launched a new Last Minute Escapes category in time for Easter, offering holiday packages loaded with extras, available to book on a whim. Customers can score 10% off stays at the centrally-located Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne, including an upgrade to a Park View Room, two-for-one breakfast, welcome drink per person and super late 2pm checkout. The deal goes live from midday March 31, on sale for 7 days for travel within the next 7 days (including the Easter weekend).
Save almost $1000 on a Luxury Escapes three-day wildlife adventure to South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula where you can experience the wondrous marine life in our backyard. Priced at $1999 for those travelling before September 2021. Check the website for the range of travel dates available.
For only $9475 a person when booked by 31 March 2022, enjoy a sailing experience with Cruise Traveller from Sydney to Adelaide aboard the Golden Horizon ship.
As part of Perth’s “Stay, Play and Save“, book a minimum of two nights at participating hotels and save $200 off your bookings, valid for stays until 29 April 2020. Check their websites to find the list of participating hotels.
Novotel Canberra is offering a cultural experience package from $299 a night which includes entry to new exhibition, Botticelli to Van Gogh, at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra for those travelling between 5 March and 14 June.
Enjoy $250 off a 12-day tour exploring Kakadu and the Kimberley with Evergreen Tours when booked before 21 March and travelling between June to September. Check their website for more details.
Luxury Escapes is offering a 10-night cruise sailing from Darwin to Broome for $11,676 a person, saving over $1000 per person. The experience includes flights from major capital cities, meals, select drinks and accommodation for the nights pre and post cruise. Available until June 2021.
Experience a six-day tour of Tasmania’s Bruny Island, hiking the trails on the South Coast for $2336 per person, 10 per cent off the original price, with Intrepid Travel when booked before 15 March 2021.
AP Touring is offering a 12-day tour of Tasmania including foodie experiences and visits to Port Arthur and Cradle Mountain for $5,195, reduced by $500 per person. The offer is available for select periods until August 2022 when booked by 31 May 2021.
Find more city escapes holiday inspiration at australia.com.
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