Take a walk through Italy's romantic hills and spectacular countryside for $2490 a person for eight nights. In between strolling, taste Italy's regional cuisine, seasonal produce and world-class wines before relaxing in the three-star Tuscany Hotel. Includes eight nights' accommodation, continental breakfasts, six picnic lunches, all evening meals, cooking demonstrations, a wine and olive oil tasting, transfers, route notes and maps. Prices are per person, twin share and valid for travel in 2011. Contact 0800 899 111 or visit www.adventureworld.co.nz.
Sydney for a steal
Flight Centre has Sydney holidays including return airfares flying Air New Zealand and two nights' accommodation from $485 ex Auckland a person, twin share. Price subject to availability. Travel from November 17 to December 10; January 31 to March 3, 2011; March 7-31, 2011. Ph 0800 427 555 or visit www.flightcentre.co.nz.
Cruise the world
Cruiseabout has a 48-night cruise onboard the Dawn Princess departing Dover, England on July 17 and taking in Amsterdam, Bergen (Norway), Greenock (Great Britain), Dublin and Cork (Ireland), Fort Lauderdale, Cartagena (Colombia), Panama Canal, Puntarenas (Costa Rica), Acapulco and Manzanillo (Mexico), Los Angeles, Honolulu, Papeete, Bora Bora, Apia and Auckland. Includes all main meals and entertainment onboard from $6999 a person, twin share. Price subject to availability. For sales until October 29, 2010 or unless sold out prior. Airfares and gratuities additional. Contact 0800 22 11 00 or visit www.cruiseabout.co.nz.
Big kicks on Route 66
Cruise Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles. House of Travel has 14-night packages from $5865 a person share twin. Includes 3- to 4-star hotel accommodation, one late-model motorcycle, helmets, daily breakfast, fuel and oil, EagleRider custom riding jacket, professional tour guides and a support vehicle. Travel from May to September 2011(set departures apply). Conditions and closeouts apply. Airfares additional. Ph 0800 838 747 for more details.
Bonus: Book before October 29 and receive complimentary personal accident insurance/personal effects coverage and supplemental liability insurance - a savings of $335 per bike.