A Summer Holiday Plan

Prompt 6

Bali, Indonesia

Your first destination on your 'perfect summer holiday' is Bali, Indonesia. Bali is considered a number one tourist destination as it offers a unique cultural experience, beautiful beaches and shorelines, and of course, excellent currency conversion rates.

Your Bali itinerary

Flight from Melbourne (Australia) to Bali (Indonesia): $318 p/p

Depart Melbourne: 9:15 on November 21, 2014
Arrive Bali: 12:25 on November 21, 2014

Day One:  Sanur
Take a relaxing stroll through this friendly village & beach market.


Day Two: Tirtha Gangga Royal Bathing Pools

Relax in the serene bathing pools overlooking Mt Agung and Lombok Strait.

Day Three: Wayang Kulit
Experience the Indonesian culture with this stunning performance of a traditional Indonesian shadow play.

Day Four: Day of Rest

Associated costs

Accommodation:
Kunja Hotel, Bali.
Rooms from $383 per night

Car hire:
Kia Carnival: $199.98 for 5 days hire.


Recommended dining allowance: up to $150 for 5 days (estimate based on dining at restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Allow for costs of shopping and recreation.

Phuket, Thailand

The second stop on your summer vacation is Phuket, Thailand. Phuket, much like Bali, is popular for its favorable currency conversion rates and its pristine beaches. The Thai culture is an experience and the people are ever so lovely. Phuket is a must for a 'perfect summer holiday'.

Your Phuket itinerary

Flight from Bali (Indonesia) to Phuket (Thailand): $723 p/p.

Depart Bali: 9:50 on November 26 , 2014
Arrive Phuket: 17:30 on November 27, 2014

Day One: Tiger Kindom
Have you ever met a tiger before? Get up close and personal with this unique experience.

Day Two: Big Buddha and Fantasea
Take a trip to visit the Big Buddha overlooking Phuket followed by a culturally enriched dinner show at Fantasea.

Day Three: Phi Phi Island Tour
Relax and unwind on this boat tour of the amazing Phi Phi Island.

Day Four: Day of Rest

Associated costs


Accommodation:
Phuket Graceland Resort & Spa
Rooms from $180 a night.


Car hire:
Honda Brio: $205.25 for 5 days hire

Recommended dining allowance: up to $150 for 5 days (estimate based on dining at restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Allow for costs of shopping and recreation.

Honolulu, Hawaii

Next destination: Honolulu, Hawaii. The Hawaiian getaway is a dream for many people. Pristine beaches and clear water; who could ask for more? The Hawaiian locals will make you feel welcome and at home as you get to experience all that this beautiful culture has to offer.

Your Honolulu itinerary

Flight from Phuket (Thailand) to Honolulu (Hawaii): $1,045 p/p.

Depart Phuket: 07:20 on December 2, 2014
Arrive Honolulu: 08:10 on December 2, 2014

Day One: Manoa Fall & Te Moana Nui - Tales of the Pacific.
Enjoy a hike to Manoa Fall followed by a culturally enriched Polenesian Dinner Show.

Day Two: Pearl Harbour/WW II Valor in the Pacific National Monument
Explore the history of Pearl Harbour at this intriguing national monument.

Day Three: Magic Island
Relax and unwind in peaceful surroundings of Magic Island.


Day Four: Day of Rest


Associated costs

Accommodation:
Hilton Hawaiin Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Rooms from $349 a night


Car hire:
Chevrolet Aveo: $188.47 for 5 days hire


Recommended dining allowance: up to $250 for 5 days (estimate based on dining at restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Allow for costs of shopping and recreation.

The last stop on your 'perfect summer holiday' is a little city quite close to home; The Gold Coast. When planning a summer vacation, who could forget the wonderful beaches along the coast of Queensland. Whether its the exhilarating theme parks or the stunning coastline, Queensland is the perfect way to end your holiday.

Your Honolulu itinerary

Flight from Honolulu (Hawaii) to Queensland (Australia): $780 p/p.

Depart Honolulu: 8:15 on December 7, 2014
Arrive Gold Coast: 19:08 on December 8, 2014

Day One: Whales In Paradise - Gold Coast Whale Watching Pty Ltd.
Grab your camera for a day of whale watching on a relaxing boat cruise.

Day Two: Dreamworld
Grab the family and head to Dreamworld for a day of fun, family entertainment.

Day Three: Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk.

Explore the rainforest from above on the suspended walking bridge.

Day Four: Day of Rest

Associated costs

Accommodation:
Maldives Resort (main beach)
Rooms from $150 a night.


Car hire:
Hyundai Getz: $188.47 for 5 days hire


Recommended dining allowance: up to $250 for 5 days (estimate based on dining at restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Allow for costs of shopping and recreation.

(Flight home; Brisbane to Melbourne: $95.50 p/p.
Depart Brisbane: 7:15 on December 13, 2014
Arrive Melbourne: 10:40 on December 13, 2014)

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