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5 sites where you can buy travel voucher deals now and book them later

Don’t let that travel deal slip away just because you’re not sure when you can go.

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These sites let you lock in a travel deal by purchasing a voucher for it that you can redeem at a later date.

If you're waiting for your employer to approve your annual leave or unsure of exactly when you can go, you'll have time to sort out your holiday plans without losing out on the deal.

While the terms of each offer are different, you will usually have anywhere from a few weeks to a few months from the date of purchase to decide on your actual check-in dates offering the flexibility you may need.

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1. Groupon

Offering everything from local staycations and snow escapes to beach breaks in Bali and treks in Nepal, Groupon will sell you a voucher for your holiday that you can choose dates for later.

  • Can you check availability before purchasing the voucher? Yes. Most deals have a "Check availability" calendar.
  • How long are vouchers valid for? Varies. The book-by date will be noted in the "Fine Print & Details" tab.
  • Watch out for: Seasonal surcharges. Some dates may come at an extra cost that are payable when you choose your dates. They'll be mentioned in the "Fine Print & Details" tab.

See Groupon's travel deals


Mercure Maldives

2. Luxury Escapes

Select the "Buy now book later" option and your upscale getaway can be purchased as a voucher to use at a later date. Even better? Luxury Escapes offers a seven-day change of mind refund and the option to book now and pay later. You'll also earn 1 Qantas Point for every $1 spent on site.

  • Can you check availability before purchasing the voucher? Yes. Look for the green "Check Availability" button in the "Package options" section. It should be just above text that says "Buy now book later".
  • How long are vouchers valid for? Most Luxury Escapes vouchers are valid for travel for a year from the time they were posted to the website. Bookings need to be made a month or two before the expiry date.
  • Watch out for: Buy now book later options aren't available on all deals. Blackout dates and Saturday and high-season surcharges will be noted in the availability calendar. If you're booking the buy now pay later option, this may be an extra fee payable upon booking.

See Luxury Escapes' travel deals


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3. Scoopon

Book your trip with Scoopon's "Buy now book later" option to secure travel deals for up to 65% – or more – off the regular value of the package. If you're looking for extra flexibility, you can even make one complimentary change to your dates once you've booked as long as it's at least 45 days prior to arrival.

  • Can you check availability before purchasing the voucher? Yes. Look for the green "Check Availability" button in the "Package options" section. You'll find it above the text that says "Buy now book later".
  • How long are vouchers valid for? Most of Scoopon's vouchers are available for about a year from when they were added to the site. You'll need to lock in your dates up to three months prior to the voucher expiry date.
  • Watch out for: Unlike some other sites, Scoopon doesn't have the option for international flights to be added onto hotel packages.

See Scoopon's travel deals


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4. Cudo

Score luxury holidays to the Gold Coast, Whitsundays, Snowy Mountains, Bali and more with Cudo's hotel and resort vouchers, where you can pay less than half the price of booking these hotels yourself.

  • Can you check availability before purchasing the voucher? Yes. Click the green "Check availability" button to open up a calendar with available dates.
  • How long are vouchers valid for? About a year from the time they're added to Cudo's website. You'll need to choose your dates a month or two before this (the book-by date is noted in the fine print).
  • Watch out for: Weekend surcharges for packages within Australia. Only hotel and resort stays are available to buy now and book later.

See Cudo's travel deals


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5. RedBalloon

Much more than just experience vouchers, RedBalloon has a selection of getaway packages available across Australia ranging from bushland glamping to luxurious beachside escapes.

  • Can you check availability before purchasing the voucher? No, but RedBalloon's customer support should be able to help if you're looking for specific dates.
  • How long are vouchers valid for? Three years from the time of purchase.
  • Watch out for: Blackout dates, as they're not highlighted in the description and there isn't a calendar with availability. You'll find this information in the "Important Information" tab.

See RedBalloon's travel deals


See the latest bargains from these sites and get your travel deal voucher now:

Groupon Groupon

Up to 75% off Australia activities + an extra up to 20% off with code

Available on select dates and activities like spas, skydiving, hot air balloon flights, tours, whale watching, skywalks, classes and more. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.

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Northern Territory activities from $36 + and extra $10 off off with code

Available on select dates and experiences like sightseeing tours, zoo and wildlife experience, spas, sailings, hot air balloon flights, scenic flights and much more. Minimum spend of $80 applies. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon
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Extra $10 off site-wide with code

Valid on all dates, including over Christmas, on activities like skydiving, quad biking, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, scuba diving, cruises, high tea and more. Destinations include Darwin, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and more. Minimum spend of $80 required. T&Cs apply.

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Extra 10% off Australia activities with code

Valid on all dates on activities like skydiving, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, cruises, tours, high tea and more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. Destinations include Darwin, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and more. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 73% off getaways + an extra up to 20% off with code

Available for travel on select dates to Sydney, Sunshine Coast, Adelaide, Brisbane, Launceston, Newcastle, Noosa Heads, Cairns and more. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon
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Up to 13% off domestic getaway packages + an extra 10% off with code

Available on select travel dates for stays in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Blue Mountains, Cairns, Canberra and more. Minimum spend of $100 required. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon
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Australia experiences for 2 from $38 + Extra $10 off with code

Available on select dates for experiences like tours, zoo and wildlife interactions, hot air balloon flights, skydiving and more. Destinations include Sydney, Hunter Valley, Melbourne, Brisbane and more. Minimum spend of $80 required. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 60% off Australia activities + an extra 10% off with code

Available on select dates and activities like hot air balloon flights, tandem skydiving, getaways, driving experiences and more. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Cairns and more. Minimum spend of $100 required. T&Cs apply.

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Luxury Escapes Luxury Escapes

Up to 61% off Australia holiday packages

Available on select dates until December 2021, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Adelaide, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Sydney, Cairns, Canberra, Hunter Valley and more. T&Cs apply.

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Cudo Cudo

Up to 93% off things to do in Australia

Available on select dates and activities like classes, spas, getaways, dining experiences and more. Destinations include Sydney, Perth, Melbourne Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Gold Coast and more. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon
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Dining experiences at home from $40 + an extra $10 off with code

Available on select 2020 dates across Australia on experiences including wine tasting, cooking classes, cheese making, high tea, cocktail making and more. Minimum spend of $80 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 57% off Great Ocean Road attractions and hotels

Save on day tours, hotel stays, skydives and more along the Great Ocean Road. T&Cs apply.

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Luxury Escapes Luxury Escapes

Up to 70% off holidays

Book holidays to Thailand, Bali, Fiji, Maldives, Vietnam and across Australia at up to 70% off. Earn 1 Qantas Point per $1 spent. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 68% off desserts in Sydney

Available for takeaways on sweets including gelato, cupcakes, cakes, milk teas, macaroons, cookies and much more. T&Cs apply.

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Luxury Escapes Luxury Escapes

Up to 39% off 5-night Cairns escape with flights

Available for travel until 30 June 2022. Package includes return airfare, stay at Blue Lagoon Resort, bottle of wine on arrival, 10% dining discount and late check out. Valid for 2 persons. T&Cs apply.

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Luxury Escapes Luxury Escapes

Sydney stays for 2 with breakfast from $199

Available on stays until 31 October 2021 at Novotel Sydney Parramatta. Includes breakfast, daily parking and late check out. T&Cs apply.

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Up to $4,076 off 6-day all-inclusive luxury air tour

Available on select travel dates 20 March - 18 October 2021. Package includes private charter flights between Adelaide, Gawler Ranges, Coober Pedy and Uluru, accommodation, meals, return airport transfers and much more. T&Cs apply.

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Luxury Escapes Luxury Escapes

Gold Coast: Up to 36% off 3-night getaway with flights

Available for travel until 16 December 2021. Package includes return airfare, stay at Artique Surfers Paradise, room upgrade, Wi-Fi and more . Valid for two adults. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 50% off Invisalign

Available on select dates and clinic. T&Cs apply.

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NSW: Up to 36% off Port Stephens escape with flights

Available for travel until 1 October 2021. Package includes return airfare, stay at Panarea, complimentary twin pack of wine, dolphin-spotting cruise and sandboarding experience and late check out. Valid for two adults. T&Cs apply.

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Port Douglas: Up to 36% off 5-night escape for 2 with flights

Available from 1 November 2020 - 23 December 2021. Package includes return airfare, stay at Pool Resort Port Douglas, $40 breakfast credit, late check out and beach towel hire. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 81% off things to do in Sydney + an extra up to 20% off with code

Available on select 2020 dates. Activities include skydiving, tours, cruises, diving, whale watching and more. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 74% off things to do in Adelaide + an extra up to 20% off with code

Available on select dates and activities including skydiving, wine tours, kayaking, classes, rally driving and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 89% off things to do in Melbourne + an extra up to 20% off with code

Available on select dates and activities including bike tours, river cruises, scuba diving, skydiving, classes and more. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 73% off things to do in Perth + an extra up to 20% off with code

Available on select dates and activities including scuba diving, sailing, surfing, classes and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 54% off general entry cinema passes

Available for use on select dates across Queensland, Sydney, Adelaide and more. Voucher includes small salted popcorn with soft drink combo. T&Cs apply.

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Get $15 credit off your first order on Uber Eats

Available for use for new Uber Eats customers only. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and more. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

Get $15 EASI food delivery credit

Available for use in one purchase until 14 January 2021 across Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Canberra, Geelong, Launceston and Wollongong. Applicable for new customers only. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 38% off Gold Class cinema passes

Available for use on select dates across Queensland, Sydney, Adelaide and more. Discount applies to two Gold Class eVouchers and Arnott’s Sundae. T&Cs apply.

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Luxury Escapes Luxury Escapes

3-night Queensland stay + flights from $705

Available for travel until 24 June 2021. Sample price includes accommodation in Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort, flights from Sydney, daily buffet breakfast, and more. T&Cs apply.

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Luxury Escapes Luxury Escapes

3-night Sunshine Coast stay + flights from $925

Available for travel until 16 September 2021. Sample price includes accommodation in The Sebel Twin Waters, flights from Sydney, daily breakfast, and more. T&Cs apply.

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3-night Gold Coast luxury stay + flights with dining credit from $767

Available for travel until 17 December 2021. Sample price includes accommodation in RACV Royal Pines Resort, flights from Sydney, daily breakfast for two, bottle of house wine and more. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon
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Sydney: Up to 28% off things to do + Extra 10% off with code

Available on select dates and experiences including hot air balloon flights, tandem skydives, whale watching cruises, dining, classes, spa treatments, and attraction passes. Minimum spend of $100.

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Up to 19% off jet boat ride experience + Extra $10 off with code

Available on select travel dates in Surfers Paradise. Minimum spend of $80 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Up to $60 off Sydney shark dive experience + Extra 10% off with code

Available on select travel dates for a 2-hour and 30-minute experience at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. Includes a professional photo and video of your dive. Minimum spend of $100 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 7% off Whitsundays full day tour + Extra 10% off with code

Available for travel until 10 June 2021. Includes 60-minute scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef, ocean rafting experience and more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 6% off Gold Coast jet boat ride and indoor skydive experience

Available until 31 March 2021 for a 30-minute jet boat ride and 2 1-minute indoor skydive flights. Plus get extra 10% off with code when you spend a minimum of $100. T&Cs apply.

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Gold Coast: Up to 50% off things to do + Extra 10% off with code

Available on select dates and activities including indoor skydiving, sightseeing cruises, hot air ballooning, getaways, spa treatments and much more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Kids activities at home from $15 + Extra $10 off with code

Available on activities such as online art classes, animal experiences, cooking classes and more. Minimum spend of $80 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Rottnest Island activities from $79 + Extra 10% off with code

Available on select dates and activities such as sightseeing cruises, scenic flights, getaways, tours and more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. T&Cs apply.

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