Celebrate Waitangi Day with Austravel

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In celebration of Waitangi Day, Austravel the leading Australasia specialist is offering its customers great offers on holidays and flights to New Zealand.

Celebrate Waitangi Day with Austravel and its great offers to New Zealand. Waitangi Day celebrates a significant day in history of New Zealand. A public holiday that is celebrated today, 6 February, commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi which is New Zealand’s founding document on that date in 1840.

Waitangi Day is celebrated with a formal national commemoration at the Waitangi Treaty Ground in the Bay of Islands, North Island, where the signing took place whilst throughout the country Kiwi communities will celebrate the renowned day in their own local unique way. New Zealanders come together to watch performances by cultural groups and shows from the Royal New Zealand Band, Beat Retreat and Royal Guard of Honour. In line with the Kiwi’s relaxed and laid back, summer life style, various events based outdoors will be taking place over New Zealand this year from the Maori Kai food festival, outdoor concerts to kite-flying contests and other sporting events.

Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, is offering its customers fantastic offers on holidays and flights to New Zealand. Auckland located in the North Island, is home to beautiful beaches, hiking trails and holiday islands and is also named ‘City of Sails’ after its love of the water.
Highlights of this relaxed and friendly city include the lovely harbour, Hauraki gulf islands, bush walks, stunning beaches, farmers market and world class wineries. Auckland has so much to discover and something for everyone and Austravel’s fantastic offers can take its customer right to the heart of it. A 15 day Auckland and Beyond holiday costs from £1295 per person on selected departures in March 2013. This fantastic offer includes 14 nights Apollo Motorhome Hire for that exceptional independent exploration, flights with Emirates and a saving of up to £460 per couple.

Combine Auckland and the Bay of Islands with Austravel’s seven day offer from £1149 per person. This holiday offer includes three nights at the three star Mercure Hotel in Auckland, three nights in the three star Kingsgate Autolodge, Bay of Islands, four days car hire, flights with Emirates and a saving of £100 per couple. Perfectly located in the heart of central Queen Street, the boutique style Mercure Hotel in Auckland is surrounded by shops, restaurants and theatres. The Kingsgate Autolodge is located right next to the stunning beach in the Bay of Islands. Within easy reaching distance of the Bay area with some of the most beautiful beaches and the Waitangi Treaty Grounds itself, this is an idyllic retreat.

Austravel customers can also take advantage of a fly to New Zealand for free exclusive offer. This fantastic offer is available on their 17 day New Zealand Wonderland Guided tour from £3775 per person. Book this tour with Austravel with a flight and your companion flies for free (terms and conditions apply). The New Zealand Wonderland Guided tour includes 16 nights accommodation with meals and is on available on selected day between May and September 2013. Customers can save up to a huge £1300 per couple with this offer.

Austravel, the leading Australasia specialist, pride themselves on their expertise and knowledge to tailor make travel to Australia and New Zealand, as well as providing fantastic offers on holidays and organised tours. Austravel brings its customers great offers on individual segments of their New Zealand holiday and customers can currently fly to New Zealand with Singapore Airlines from just £899 for selected departures between February and November 2013.

For more information on holidays and flights to New Zealand, or flights to Australia, visit its website or call a travel expert on 0800 159 6595.

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