8 Holiday Destinations You Must Book Now

8 Holiday Destinations You Must Book Now

If you don’t, we will!

By Sarah Tayler | 6th December 2017

If the thought of trawling through hotel comparison websites and searching for cheap flight deals makes you want to retire to bed with Netflix and a large glass of vino, these flight and hotel packages could be just the thing to solve your holiday woes.

Whether you want a Brissy staycay, an international getaway, or a sojourn to Western Australia we have found THE top holiday destinations for 2018.


Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran

Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran

Jimbaran, Bali

If you like a side of celeb spotting with your relaxing beach break, Jimbaran in Bali’s south-west is the place to go. Expect a pristine tropical beach backed by leafy green rainforest and uber-luxe hotels perched along the sand. A nice combo of western mod-cons and a traditional Thai fishing village, Jimbaran is great for families, couples or groups of gal pals. Literally leaving nothing on your holiday to-do list this deal to the Le Meridien Jimbaran Bali includes flights, a one-way transfer, accommodation, breakfast, two dinners, a massage, a high tea and cocktails!

Tips: Fresh seafood here is an absolute must!

The deal: Le Meridien Jimbaran Bali 8 Nights + Flights + Exclusive LUXE UPS
Valued at $2049pp – get up to 48% off – from $1099*pp

Phuket, Thailand

Imagine spending your afternoons on a private furnished balcony overlooking the lush mountains or strolling along a perfect white sandy beach. The Old Phuket, located on the west coast of Phuket just off Karon Beach, is not the destination to choose if you want to party ‘til dawn but is perfect if you want an affordable luxury getaway. This deal not only sorts out your flights, accommodation and breakfast, but some complimentary cocktails and a free massage too! So you will have lots of spare dollar to spend at the Karon Temple Market, local street food stalls and on day trips to explore the island.

Tips: Got a bit of spare change? Upgrade to a room with a private outdoor Jacuzzi or direct access to the pool.

The deal: The Old Phuket 7 Nights + Flights + Exclusive LUXE UPS
Valued at $1440pp – get up to 62% off – from $649*pp

Seminyak, Bali

If you have a special celebration coming up or are well overdue a family reunion why not grab this epic villa deal in Bali? The opulent three-bedroom villa boasts its own private pool and can accommodate six guests. It has open-air entertaining areas, a fully-equipped kitchen and bar, and all the mod-cons you need for a week-long soirée. Plus, if you can bring yourself to leave your luxury accommodation, Seminyak is pretty cool too.

Tips: If you need a break from all the revelling, this deal also includes a free massage. Score!

The deal: Peppers Seminyak 7 Nights + Flights + Exclusive LUXE UPS
Valued at $2402 pp – get up to 56% off – from $1449*pp

Koh Samui, Thailand

A 4-star hotel with luxury facilities and pool overlooking the ocean? Sign us up! The Novotel Samui Resort is a beautifully designed resort with an elegant Thai-style, located on the island of Koh Samui off the east coast of Thailand. If you want total relaxation, with a bit of hustle and bustle nearby (should you choose to visit the local town), then this is the holiday for you.

Tips: Want to wake up with views of the ocean? (and who wouldn’t) This is your dream vaycay.

The deal: Novotel Samui Resort
7 Nights + Flights + Exclusive LUXE UPS
Valued at $2259 pp – get up to 34% off – from $1499*pp


Palm Cove, Queensland

Palm Cove, Queensland

Perth, WA

Perth, Perth, Perth, Perth, Perth… what will we do with you? The WA capital that just keeps on changing and evolving. Ensuring even the most well-travelled Aussie is kept on their toes. Whether you stay and explore the city or get out and about you are sure to find that Western Australia has a new trick up its sleeve every time. Snap up this ripper deal and see what it has in store for 2018.

Tips: Check out our guide to the best wining and dining in Perth

The deal:Sage Hotel West Perth 3 Nights + Flights + Exclusive LUXE UPS
Valued at $1482pp – get up to 49% off – from $749*pp

Palm Cove, QLD

The perfect mid-winter getaway, Palm Cove is just a short flight from Brisbane, but it feels like you are worlds away. Explore the best Tropical North Queensland has to offer from the luxury of the Mantra Amphora apartments with this five-night deal that includes flights, accommodation, breakfast, free wifi, a late checkout and resort discounts. Whether you want to dive the Great Barrier Reef, trek in the Daintree Rainforest, or just chill and soak up the winter sun, there is something for the whole gang in Palm Cove.

Tips: Check out Rusty’s Market for TNQ’s best food trucks and local eats.

The deal: Mantra Amphora 5 Nights + Flights + Exclusive LUXE UPS
Valued at $1187 pp – get up to 51% off – from $599*pp


Gold Coast, Queensland

Gold Coast, Queensland

Brisbane, QLD

Want a night or two in the city with the girls to let your hair down? Or to ‘treat’ your in-laws to a few nights in a hotel (read: out of your house) next time they come to town? Well this two-night luxury getaway at the Next Hotel is the perfect pick. Including access to the rooftop pool, breakfast, late check out, complimentary drinks, free wifi and much more. Close to the shops, bars and dining of Queens Street and the CBD you couldn’t ask for a better location.

Tips: After enjoying your complimentary drinks at Next’s poolside Lennon Bar head across the street to the Treasury casino for live music and entertainment.

flights Next Hotel Brisbane 2 Nights + Exclusive LUXE UPS
Valued at $707pp – get up to 72% off – from $199*pp
(also available with flights - valued at $1177pp – get up to 58% off – from $499*pp)

Gold Coast, QLD

If you feel a bit bad about treating yourself to a holiday and not spreading the love during the festive season, why not snatch up this fab GC deal and shout your out of state friends or family a weekend on the beach in Queensland this summer? The Mantra Towers of Chevron offers two-bedroom apartments with private balconies so everyone can relax and take in the skyline after a long day of exploring the coast.

Tips: Escape the crowds by heading to the southern beaches such as Coolangatta and Miami.

The deal: Mantra Towers of Chevron 4 Nights + Flights + Exclusive LUXE UPS
Valued at $1118pp – get up to 60% off – from $449*pp

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Article by Sarah Tayler

Sarah Tayler is the Sub Editor at Style Magazines. With a penchant for parmies, pinot gris and all things outdoors, Sarah can often be found hiking, biking or frolicking in the ocean. She loves exploring and has a terrible habit of booking international flights after a few too many vinos, much to her husband's despair.


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