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Holidays under $1,000: Vietnam, Phuket, China

Posted: 12 April 2018 1:04 pm

Our round-up of the best holiday packages you can book for $1,000 or less.

Try some new cultural experiences with this week's hottest deals for holidays under $1,000.

See the diversity of Vietnam on a 9-day tour from north to south or explore the historic sites and modern cities of China in a week.

But if you’d rather spend some time by the water we found a week-long stay in Phuket or a deal to spend a night on a catamaran in Sydney Harbour.

$999: 9-day Vietnam tour, including flights

Explore Vietnam, an extremely diverse country from north to south on a 9 day tour that covers the country’s highlights. From the bustling city of Hanoi to one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World, Halong Bay, to history in Ho Chi Minh, a charming city, Hoi An and the Mekong Delta, this tour has the best of Vietnam included.

Included: Round-trip flights, internal airfare, all transfers in Vietnam, 7 nights’ accommodation in a twin share, breakfast daily and an English speaking tour guide.

Need to know:

  • Price is per person based on a twin share
  • Flight depart from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth and include 1 carry-on bag (7kg) and 1 piece of checked luggage (20kg)
  • Travel dates available from March-November 2018 and January-December 2019

$749: 7 nights in Phuket including flights

Enjoy a week in the famous Patong area of Phuket at the Andaman Embrace Patong.

Located just a 4-minute walk to Patong Beach you’ll have time to get your relaxation in and explore the cultural side of Phuket with Phuket Town only a 30-minute drive away. A restaurant, spa, gym, outdoor pool and swim up bar are available for guests.

Included: 7 nights accommodation in a deluxe room, round-trip flights, daily breakfast, 2 lunches per person and 2 beers at the swim up bar.

Need to know:

  • Price is per person based on a twin share
  • Flights depart from Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Adelaide and Perth and include 7kg of carry-on luggage
  • Travel dates: 1 - 24 April, 25 April - 20 June, 21 June - 9 July, 10 July - 20 September, 21 September - 3 October, 4 - 31 October 2018

$777: 7 nights in China including flights and tours

See both the modern and historic parts of China on a week long holiday that will take you to Hangzhou, Suzhou, Shanghai and Beijing. Walk along the Great Wall of China, visit The Forbidden City and pick tea at a local tea plantation with the help of your tour guide.

Included: Round trip flights, internal transport, tours and excursions, 7 nights’ accommodation, sightseeing admission and 13 meals.

Need to know:

  • Price is per person based on a twin share
  • Flights depart from Sydney and Melbourne
  • Travel dates available from August - November 2018
  • Prices do not include visas or travel insurance

$629: Catamaran stay in Sydney Harbour

Spend an evening on board a catamaran in Sydney Harbour for an unforgettable experience.

You and your better half can float through the night enjoying wine and cheese as the lights around the harbour dazzle in the sky. BBQ facilities are available, a king sized bed and an outdoor shower.

Perfect for a staycation or a local trip that’s sure to keep the dollars at bay.

Included: Pick-up and drop-off, wharf fees, a stand up paddle board and a lily pad.

Need to know:

  • Price is valid for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Travel dates available until 31 October 2018

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