Travel deals of the week: Big flight bargains, half-price Balkans, African adventures

Get to New York on a bargain flight or travel the Balkans for half the price. Pictures: Shutterstock
Get to New York on a bargain flight or travel the Balkans for half the price. Pictures: Shutterstock

Half-price Balkans

Tucan Travel's Balkans in Two Weeks itinerary is now up to 50 per cent off, with most priced from $1675 (for an 18 April 2021 departure).

The 15-day Dubrovnik roundtrip visits seven countries, including Croatia, Serbia and Bulgaria. You'll see Kotor in Montenegro and Matka Canyon in Macedonia, along with enough tranquil lakes and ancient citadels to fill the photo album.

Price: from $1675 per person

Virgin's Pack your Passport sale

Take in Times Square in the heart of New York. Picture: Shutterstock

Take in Times Square in the heart of New York. Picture: Shutterstock

Virgin Australia has discounted airfares worldwide with its Pack your Passport sale.

For select dates between now and December 2020, return flights to New York from Sydney or Melbourne for $1199, from Canberra for $1335 and from Launceston or Hobart for $1409. Other airfares include Sydney to Bali from $599 and to Tokyo from $689. Get your tickets before 3 March 2020, unless sold out prior.

African camping adventure

Experience the wild wonders of Africa. Picture: Shutterstock

Experience the wild wonders of Africa. Picture: Shutterstock

Travel Talk Tours is offering discounts on selected Africa tours, including a seven-day camping trip from Livingstone in Zambia to Pretoria in South Africa.

Highlights are Victoria Falls and game drives in Matobo and Kruger national parks. There are plenty of optional adventure activities such as bungee, white-water rafting and fishing. Guests stay in two-person dome tents at campsites with shared facilities. For departures up to December 2020, there is a 25 per cent discount for solo travellers, as well as a two-for-one deal when you select two or more people on the same booking. Travel Talk specialises in group tours for 18 to 39s.

Price: $748 per person

$400 air credit with AAT Kings

Receive up to $400 worth of air credit per person when you book one of four AAT Kings guided holidays.

There are three New Zealand trips, ranging from 17 to 21 days, and a 10-day Tasmania itinerary. The latter is $3475 per person and visits Port Arthur, Cradle Mountain and the Tarkine Wilderness. Air credit is valid for selected departures, including from Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Launceston. Book before 30 April 2020.

Price: from $3475 per person

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