Deals: Bargains of the week

BEST AND LESS

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection's "Best Offer Ever" promotion sees savings available of up to 40 per cent on select 2018 voyages when you book before December 31.

Combine this offer with the 10-day Enchanting Danube and Munich river cruise from Munich to Budapest, and save from $2240 a person.

As well as visiting the well-known stops, you explore Durnstein, with a special excursion to the 2000-year-old Nikolaihof wine estate with tasting.

The eight-day cruise includes 20 meals, seven nights' accommodation onboard the S.S. Maria Theresa and more.

From $3359 a person twin-share for the March 16 and 30 departures.

Phone 1300 780 231. See uniworld.com

TO BE PACIFIC

Rail Plus is offering travellers savings of up to $930 a person for bookings on the Indian Pacific. The deal applies to travel June 1-August 31 next year, if booked by December 17.

Among available itineraries is the 14-day Ultimate Gourmet Discovery between Perth and Sydney, which includes three nights aboard the Indian Pacific in Gold Service, 10 nights at the Pan Pacific
Perth and Hilton Adelaide, a string of foodie tours and most meals. Priced at $4499 a person twin share, a saving of $930.

Or take the seven-day Unearth Remarkable SA itinerary between Perth and Adelaide that includes two nights aboard the Indian Pacific in Gold Service, four nights at the Hilton Adelaide, a two-day tour to Kangaroo Island, a winery experience and most meals. Priced at $3699 a person twin share, a saving of $767.

Phone 1300 555 003. See railplus.com.au

WHAT SUPP?

Silversea Cruises has waived the single supplement on select 2018 itineraries.

These include an 18-day voyage to Singapore departing Sydney January 3, travelling along the South coast of Australia before Bali and then Singapore and a 14-day voyage to Ho Chi Minh City departing Sydney February 16 and visiting 11 destinations along the way.

Or a January 23 departure (from Ushuaia) for an all-inclusive Antarctic adventure.

All Silversea cruises include butler service, gourmet menus inspired by Relais & Chateaux, complimentary wines, Champagne and spirits and gratuities.

Phone 1300 306 872. See silversea.com

AT A PREMIUM

Wendy Wu Tours is offering a free one-way upgrade to Premium Economy when booking selected Vietnam tours departing in 2018, valued at up to $1360 a person. Or, upgrade both ways from $99 a person.

This deal applies to such itineraries as the Vietnam at a Glance - 12-day Classic Tour which includes cruising the Limestone Karsts of Halong Bay, seeing daily life as you cruise down the Mekong Delta and seeing the royal tombs of Hue. From $3390 a person twin share.

Or choose the Vietnam Explorer - 13-day Immerse Yourself Flexible Tour, which includes a walking tour of Hanoi, a day in Hue, the Cu Chi Tunnels and more. From $3280 per person twin share.

Offer valid on new bookings made before December 20. Phone 1300 727 998. See wendywutours.com.au

FIJIAN FLAVOUR

Spacifica Travel is offering savings up to 50 per cent on seven nights at the Sheraton Fiji Resort, Denarau Island.

This package includes airport meet and greet, private return airport transfers, seven nights in an Ocean Front Room, breakfast daily, Wi-Fi, daily activities, nine holes of golf including shared cart hire for one person, a 60-minute Paradise Pedicure at the Heavenly Spa by Westin for one person, and the Tivua Island Full Day Trip & Sunset Cruise for two.

The price is from $1399 a person, twin share. On sale till December 29. Valid for travel January 14-March 28. Phone 1800 800 722 and quote deal code 160822. See spacifica.com

JULIETTA JAMESON