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  • NEW CALEDONIA SPIRIT - SAVE-CATION-SALE | House of Travel
    A beautiful shiny one of a kind type of nutshell Lifou Isle Beautiful breathtaking adventure packed stunning picturesque and that s just for starters You d better hold onto your straw hats cause there s more to Lifou Isle than meets the eye So while it may be tempting to just chill on the sand all day we recommend you take the time to explore explore explore The weather is super sunny all year round so you should totally hit the water and hang with the friendly fishies Especially because Lifou Isle has the brightest marine life around And the amazing cliffs that line the north coast of the island are well worth a look too Beaches on one side and cliffs on the other Yep Pretty awesome huh Lifou Isle certainly has a few tricks up its sleeve so prepare to be spellbound by this little island of surprises Noumea It won t take long to find your French side in this city See for yourself mon ami It s got that Parisienne style sophistication and joie de vivre with a little sun sand and smiles thrown in too And the French cheer is totally infectious Trust me you ll be shouting bonjour to strangers before you know it Aside from ordering delicious croissants in perfect French of course there s plenty of other great stuff to keep you busy All you gotta do is choose which is more your style Are you more in the mood for a day at the beach Or would you rather the hustle and bustle of the city Perhaps a bit of both Whatever you choose this capital city is sure to please everyone s tastes Especially if your tastes happen to have a craving for something French Mare Mare is the Pacific Islands at their best think water so crystal clear blue it looks fake so full of fish and turtles you ll want to snorkel forever think untouched beauty think a tropical paradise think aaaahh now I m truly on holiday Divided into eight districts Maré offers something for everyone Jagged basalt rocks are evidence of the island s first volcanic activity dark forests stretch to the cliffs edges and its central plane is scattered with grottos and natural pools where fish and turtles abound Though shopping and dining options are scarce Maré encapsulates what it truly means to get away from the every day and relax while experiencing something new and inspiring Its beaches are postcard worthy its waters are always warm and its views are unforgettable Click title to display Special Conditions Fares are cruise only per person in NZD in complete twin cabin as specified in lead categories available at the time of printing inclusive of all discounts taxes and charges which are subject to change Travel agents may charge additional fees check with your travel agent Sale commences 26 April 2016 and ends 16 May 2016 Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and may fluctuate

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  • SPAIN AND PORTUGAL - HOT EXCLUSIVE | House of Travel
    Venice on June 29 2006 where a display of lights and colors celebrated the inauguration of MSC Musica With Sophia Loren the ambassador of Italian elegance worldwide as her godmother MSC Cruises MSC Musica is one of the best examples of sophistication and luxury yet Highlights of this cruise Genoa Genoa is a city and a seaport in northern Italy the capital of the Province of Genoa and of the region of Liguria Famous as the birthplace of Christopher Columbus Genoa remains a bustling seaport The city s Renaissance heritage is preserved in splendid palaces overlooking the harbor The Old Quarter of Genoa is especially enthralling for those who like to explore It is best to travel on foot through the narrow streets called carruggi which are meticulously kept as are the expansive palazzi mansions of medieval merchants which line them Around the Palazzo Reale many shops sell Turkish carpets and the best of silk Other attractions in Genoa include the Palazzo Ducale now used for exhibitions and concerts the Via Garibaldi art gallery and the original waterfront or Porto Antico The waterfront is also full of atmosphere and there are many bars and restaurants where one can watch the world go by The 16th century lighthouse the Lanterna which rises over 120 meters 325 steps above the sea can be seen 50 kilometers away and has guided mariners to the port for 100s of years Casablanca Casablanca is a city in western Morocco located on the Atlantic Ocean It is the capital of the Grand Casablanca region and Morocco s largest city as well as its chief port It is the cosmopolitan industrial and economic heart of Morocco Among the most visible aspects of Casablanca are the wide boulevards flanked by white tall buildings The streets fan out from the Place de Nations Unies This place is the focal point of downtown Casablanca and also the point where the modern town meets the medina The old city of Casablanca is conveniently located just off the main town square from where all avenues radiate and near the sea Casablanca is home to the Hassan II Mosque designed by the French architect Michel Pinseau It is situated on a promontory on the Atlantic The mosque has room for 25 000 worshippers inside and a further 80 000 can be accommodated in the mosque s courtyard Its minaret is the world s tallest at 210 metres The mosque is also the largest in North Africa and the third largest in the world Funchal Funchal is the centuries old capital of Madeira an island in a Portuguese Archipelago consisting of Madeira Porto Santo and the uninhabited islands of Selvagens or Desertas Funchal is located in an absolutely unique area The almost amphitheatre like formation it rests in begins on the beach and rises almost 1200 metres on gentle slopes Funchal is an enchanting town set on a glittering bay against a background of soaring green mountains Its historic core overlooks the harbour and

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  • MELANESIAN DISCOVERY - FAREWELL SALE | House of Travel
    the Dumbea River Mare Discover high cliffs and powdery white sand beaches lining the clear waters of the lagoon Explore the 50 metre well opening into one of the deepest underground fresh water lakes in the world Vila Vila harbour is active with fishing boats yachts and speedboats passing between the various nearby islands Port Vila offers you the opportunity to visit many of the local market stalls set up for each ships call into this port Mystery Island Tiny Mystery Island is picture perfect with sandy pathways that lead to white beaches edged with coconut trees and crystal clear lagoons offering great snorkelling This small uninhabited island is one of the most pcituresque of the Vanuatu group Isle of Pines The Isle of Pines is part of New Caledonia and is situated 50km south east of the main and offers sunny skies friendly faces warm waters and of course those beautiful beaches Click title to display Special Conditions Available on P O s Pacific Pearl Farewell sale campaign fares only and not available on other fare types such as Pack Go and Tick Tock 24 hour sale fares Fares are cruise only per person in NZD in complete quad or twin room as specified based on lead categories at publication date 28 April 2016 inclusive of all discounts charges and taxes which are subject to change Campaign commences 28 April and ends 29 Jun 2016 Onboard credit or Free Premium Beverage Package on selected cruises applies for the duration of the campaign At no time will any guest be able to receive both offers Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and may fluctuate during the campaign period Supplements apply for other room categories A 1 5 surcharge applies to credit card payments for direct bookings made via our call centre and website Travel agents may charge additional fees check with your travel agent Valid for new bookings and not combinable with any other offer Some oceanview rooms have obstructed views Fare based on specified departure dates Different fares apply to other dates listed Onboard credit is per room in AUD and applies to cruises 6 nights or less in duration departing in either 2016 or 2017 as specified Cruises of 7 nights or more which do not receive the Premium Beverage Package will receive onboard credit Onboard credit amount varies by room type and itinerary duration as specified and is applied to the first 2 guests only per room Credit expires at the conclusion of your cruise is not transferable not redeemable for cash and cannot be used at the medical centre or casino Free Premium Beverage Package is available on selected cruises 7 nights or more in duration departing in either 2016 or 2017 as specified and is non transferable and non refundable Free Premium Beverage Package applies to first two persons booked in the lower berths ie Passengers 1 and 2 and must be aged 18 years and over when the cruise booking is made

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  • SOUTH PACIFIC LEGEND - SUMMER CRUISE SALE | House of Travel
    s the third largest island in the South Pacific It s home to the world s largest lagoon and second largest coral reef And if that s not enough it s part French The cuisine is fabulous The shopping s haute couture And you re never very far from a full bodied glass of French wine Plus you also get to visit places like Pierre Vernier Walk Baie des Citrons and Place des Cocotiers Which are almost as much fun to say as they are to see Lifou Loyalty Island Lifou is the capital of the Loyalty Islands a far flung archipelago located off the French island New Caledonia which is east of Australia Known for its friendly inhabitants and its physical beauty Lifou is truly an island paradise The islanders are of mixed Melanesian and Polynesian heritage with a small European minority European whalers were the first visitors to the Loyalty Islands and contemporary visitors can still enjoy the islands timeless beauty Vila Vanuatu There are 83 idyllic islands that make up the amazing archipelago of Vanuatu And Port Vila the capital city of the island of Efate is the heart and soul of them all Sandwiched between the northern and southern atolls it s like the city was built for island hopping With its earthy beauty and ancient tribal traditions this Land Eternal has been voted one of the happiest places on the planet And when a typical day consists of floating in a hidden lagoon lounging under a gnarly banyan tree cooling off in a waterfall shower and snacking on freshly picked fruit you ll be the happiest person on the planet Champagne Bay Vanuatu Aptly named Champagne Bay Vanuatu is truly one of the finest tropical getaways Nestled within the island of Espiritu Santo this paradise boasts one of the most beautiful beaches in the South Pacific Famous for its pink sand coconut trees and sun kissed waters this heaven on earth has remained largely untouched Leave the bustle of the tourist beaches behind bury your toes in the soft sand and watch time stand still Click title to display Special Conditions Prices shown are per person in New Zealand Dollars based on twin occupancy and inclusive of all taxes and fees which are subject to change and onboard gratuities Pricing is correct as of 27 Apr 16 Savings Offer applies to new bookings made by 28 May 16 on all Royal Caribbean International voyages departing after 1 May 16 Offer excludes sailings departing from China Eligible bookings will receive a discount of up to 30 off the total fare Offer is applicable to all passengers in the booking Balcony Upgrade offer is applicable to new bookings made on all Royal Caribbean Australia New Zealand South Pacific Trans Pacific and Asia Repositioning voyages 5 nights or longer departing between 20 Sep 16 and 19 Apr 17 inclusive voyage must start or end in Australia Upgrade offer excludes Ovation of the Seas Eligible bookings will be able

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  • GETAWAY TO MARE - FAREWELL SALE | House of Travel
    Noumea See the highlights of the this French inspired town via Le Petit Train or enjoy some great tours on offer such as 4WD in the bush hiking Mount Koghis or kayaking the Dumbea River Mare Discover high cliffs and powdery white sand beaches lining the clear waters of the lagoon Explore the 50 metre well opening into one of the deepest underground fresh water lakes in the world Isle of Pines The Isle of Pines is part of New Caledonia and is situated 50km south east of the main and offers sunny skies friendly faces warm waters and of course those beautiful beaches Click title to display Special Conditions Available on P O s Pacific Pearl Farewell sale campaign fares only and not available on other fare types such as Pack Go and Tick Tock 24 hour sale fares Fares are cruise only per person in NZD in complete quad or twin room as specified based on lead categories at publication date 28 April 2016 inclusive of all discounts charges and taxes which are subject to change Campaign commences 28 April and ends 29 Jun 2016 Onboard credit or Free Premium Beverage Package on selected cruises applies for the duration of the campaign At no time will any guest be able to receive both offers Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and may fluctuate during the campaign period Supplements apply for other room categories A 1 5 surcharge applies to credit card payments for direct bookings made via our call centre and website Travel agents may charge additional fees check with your travel agent Valid for new bookings and not combinable with any other offer Some oceanview rooms have obstructed views Fare based on specified departure dates Different fares apply to other dates listed Onboard credit is per room in AUD and applies to cruises 6 nights or less in duration departing in either 2016 or 2017 as specified Cruises of 7 nights or more which do not receive the Premium Beverage Package will receive onboard credit Onboard credit amount varies by room type and itinerary duration as specified and is applied to the first 2 guests only per room Credit expires at the conclusion of your cruise is not transferable not redeemable for cash and cannot be used at the medical centre or casino Free Premium Beverage Package is available on selected cruises 7 nights or more in duration departing in either 2016 or 2017 as specified and is non transferable and non refundable Free Premium Beverage Package applies to first two persons booked in the lower berths ie Passengers 1 and 2 and must be aged 18 years and over when the cruise booking is made The package includes any individual beverage item up to the value of or equal to AUD12 per item Items exceeding AUD12 are not included and full charges will apply to these items Beverages will be served one drink per order per eligible guest The package does not apply to

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  • SPAIN AND MOROCCO - HOT EXCLUSIVE | House of Travel
    29 2006 where a display of lights and colors celebrated the inauguration of MSC Musica With Sophia Loren the ambassador of Italian elegance worldwide as her godmother MSC Cruises MSC Musica is one of the best examples of sophistication and luxury yet Highlights of this cruise Genoa Genoa is a city and a seaport in northern Italy the capital of the Province of Genoa and of the region of Liguria Famous as the birthplace of Christopher Columbus Genoa remains a bustling seaport The city s Renaissance heritage is preserved in splendid palaces overlooking the harbor The Old Quarter of Genoa is especially enthralling for those who like to explore It is best to travel on foot through the narrow streets called carruggi which are meticulously kept as are the expansive palazzi mansions of medieval merchants which line them Around the Palazzo Reale many shops sell Turkish carpets and the best of silk Other attractions in Genoa include the Palazzo Ducale now used for exhibitions and concerts the Via Garibaldi art gallery and the original waterfront or Porto Antico The waterfront is also full of atmosphere and there are many bars and restaurants where one can watch the world go by The 16th century lighthouse the Lanterna which rises over 120 meters 325 steps above the sea can be seen 50 kilometers away and has guided mariners to the port for 100s of years Casablanca Casablanca is a city in western Morocco located on the Atlantic Ocean It is the capital of the Grand Casablanca region and Morocco s largest city as well as its chief port It is the cosmopolitan industrial and economic heart of Morocco Among the most visible aspects of Casablanca are the wide boulevards flanked by white tall buildings The streets fan out from the Place de Nations Unies This place is the focal point of downtown Casablanca and also the point where the modern town meets the medina The old city of Casablanca is conveniently located just off the main town square from where all avenues radiate and near the sea Casablanca is home to the Hassan II Mosque designed by the French architect Michel Pinseau It is situated on a promontory on the Atlantic The mosque has room for 25 000 worshippers inside and a further 80 000 can be accommodated in the mosque s courtyard Its minaret is the world s tallest at 210 metres The mosque is also the largest in North Africa and the third largest in the world Funchal Funchal is the centuries old capital of Madeira an island in a Portuguese Archipelago consisting of Madeira Porto Santo and the uninhabited islands of Selvagens or Desertas Funchal is located in an absolutely unique area The almost amphitheatre like formation it rests in begins on the beach and rises almost 1200 metres on gentle slopes Funchal is an enchanting town set on a glittering bay against a background of soaring green mountains Its historic core overlooks the harbour and features some fine

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  • EXPLORE THE LOYALTY ISLANDS - FAREWELL SALE | House of Travel
    and offers sunny skies friendly faces warm waters and of course those beautiful beaches Mare Discover high cliffs and powdery white sand beaches lining the clear waters of the lagoon Explore the 50 metre well opening into one of the deepest underground fresh water lakes in the world Mystery Island Tiny Mystery Island is picture perfect with sandy pathways that lead to white beaches edged with coconut trees and crystal clear lagoons offering great snorkelling This small uninhabited island is one of the most pcituresque of the Vanuatu group Noumea See the highlights of the this French inspired town via Le Petit Train or enjoy some great tours on offer such as 4WD in the bush hiking Mount Koghis or kayaking the Dumbea River Click title to display Special Conditions Available on P O s Pacific Pearl Farewell sale campaign fares only and not available on other fare types such as Pack Go and Tick Tock 24 hour sale fares Fares are cruise only per person in NZD in complete quad or twin room as specified based on lead categories at publication date 28 April 2016 inclusive of all discounts charges and taxes which are subject to change Campaign commences 28 April and ends 29 Jun 2016 Onboard credit or Free Premium Beverage Package on selected cruises applies for the duration of the campaign At no time will any guest be able to receive both offers Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and may fluctuate during the campaign period Supplements apply for other room categories A 1 5 surcharge applies to credit card payments for direct bookings made via our call centre and website Travel agents may charge additional fees check with your travel agent Valid for new bookings and not combinable with any other offer Some oceanview rooms have obstructed views Fare based on specified departure dates Different fares apply to other dates listed Onboard credit is per room in AUD and applies to cruises 6 nights or less in duration departing in either 2016 or 2017 as specified Cruises of 7 nights or more which do not receive the Premium Beverage Package will receive onboard credit Onboard credit amount varies by room type and itinerary duration as specified and is applied to the first 2 guests only per room Credit expires at the conclusion of your cruise is not transferable not redeemable for cash and cannot be used at the medical centre or casino Free Premium Beverage Package is available on selected cruises 7 nights or more in duration departing in either 2016 or 2017 as specified and is non transferable and non refundable Free Premium Beverage Package applies to first two persons booked in the lower berths ie Passengers 1 and 2 and must be aged 18 years and over when the cruise booking is made The package includes any individual beverage item up to the value of or equal to AUD12 per item Items exceeding AUD12 are not included and full charges will apply

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  • MIAMI CARIBBEAN CRUISES - HOT EXCLUSIVE | House of Travel
    beaches make Miami popular with all ages attracting a broad spectrum of tourists Tourist attractions include Miami s Miracle Mile one of Miami s major shopping regions the Miami Freedom Tower Miami Metrozoo one of the finest wild animal parks in America and the Miami Seaquarium a 38 acre complex of huge saltwater pools Miami has a range of communities and districts amongst them is Downtown Miami a vibrant and diverse area of Miami filled with clothes and jewelry shops restaurants cafés and fast food stands Miami South Beach Area SoBe is one of Miami s most exciting areas and is full of art galleries stylish diners Art Deco buildings glorious beaches and many of Miami s top nightclubs Philipsburg St Maarten is one of the most rewarding stops for a cruise ship passenger The island is divided between French St Martin in the north and Dutch St Maarten in the south Each side manages to retain its own distinct flavor The Dutch side Sint Maarten is a lively destination of white sand beaches casinos historical sites shopping venues and lot of nightlife Most ships dock in Philipsburg the capital of Dutch St Maarten Philipsburg fills a narrow stretch of land between Great Bay and the Great Salt Pond Two main roads cut across the length of Philipsburg Front Street and Back Street Front Street the main thoroughfare is lined with duty free shops offering everything from Italian leather goods and Japanese cameras to native crafts Narrow alleyways lead in either direction to arcades and courtyards filled with flowers Visitors will also find examples of traditional West Indian architecture including characteristic pastel colored houses with second story verandas looking out over the street Front Street s most prominent landmark is the Courthouse built in 1793 A grand white wooden structure topped with a cupola it now serves as St Maarten s courthouse Also on Front Street is the Simartin Museum which gives visitors an excellent introduction to local history San Juan San Juan is a major port and tourist resort of the West Indies and is the oldest city under the U S flag The metropolitan area known as San Juan has 3 distinct areas Old San Juan the New San Juan and other outlying communities the most important Río Piedras Hato Rey Puerta de Tierra and Santurce The old part of San Juan was founded in 1521 and is now officially declared a National Historic Zone Many 16th and 17th century buildings have been restored and refurbished in the original Spanish style This part of the city boasts many shops restaurants art galleries and museums New San Juan is connected to the old town by a narrow neck of land and modern architecture has flourished in recent years In the sophisticated areas of Condado and Isla Verde are glittering hotels flashy Las Vegas style shows casinos and discos The Botanical Gardens are worth visiting A bay cruise is also available which offers excellent views of the city El Yunque

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