Qantas Vacations Extends $299 Airfare and Hotel Packages to Australia, New Zealand

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 Home-based agents with clients considering a trip Down Under should take quick action by March 31 and  land them some of the best air and land deals to the South Pacific seen in years. Travelers booking before Friday, March 20, can take advantage of Qantas Airways’ $299 each-way airfares to Australia and New Zealand, as well as Qantas Vacations’ $299 city packages featuring five nights at select four-star hotels.

“This deal is the absolute cheapest that we’ve seen in years. Cheaper than chips, as the Aussies would say,” said Michael Power, VP of Sales for Qantas Vacations. ”You can’t fly from L.A. to New York this cheap! And it should certainly turn the heads of travelers fixated on Europe.”

The Qantas airfares include flights from either Los Angeles or San Francisco to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Auckland and are good for travel anytime before October 24, 2009. Passengers coming from New York can fly from JFK for just $100 more.

Qantas Vacations’ $299 land packages include five nights in centrally located 4 star hotels: The Menzies, Sydney; The Vibe Savoy in Melbourne; the Medina Executive in Brisbane; and the Sky City Hotel in Auckland.

Visitors Down Under will continue to enjoy savings once they arrive: With US$1 buying approximately $1.5 Australian and $2 New Zealand, American travelers are able to enjoy their vacations without having to count every penny spent.

The $299 deals must be booked and ticketed with Qantas Vacations by March 20, 2009. More information about the $299 packages can be found at www.qantasvacations.com/a380 or by calling 1-800-641-8772. 

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