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New Zealand Ultimate December 2017

Solo Travellers 55 years & over
30 December 2017 - 9 January 2018

HOLIDAY FACTS

Trip Month December - January
Duration: 11 days
Status: Bookings open
Destinations: South Island of New Zealand
Trip Style: Tour
Accommodation: Quality hotels
Prices: From $6909 tour only in a single room
Transport: Private coach,Train
Pace: 2
an easy pace, some free time and a mix of faster paced & slower paced days
Group Size: maximum 20
Trip Code: nz17-12

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What a way to farewell 2017 and welcome 2018 on a deluxe tour of the stunning South Island of New Zealand all in the company of like-minded solo travellers.

This trip is for the discerning traveller who appreciates the highest quality. You will travel on the Ultimate Coach, a full sized coach with a luxury fit out for a maximum of 20 travellers. This experience will redefine your opinion of a coach holiday.  

Plus you will be pampered with premium accommodation and indulge in fabulous cuisine complemented with New Zealand’s highly distinctive wines across your 11 day journey of the South Island.

Inclusions

  • Return airfares from major cities (ex Australia)
  • Ultimate small group touring coach with 20 luxury leather reclining seats on a full size vehicle, 2 door access and panoramic windows
  • Professional Coach Captain
  • Personalised ‘meet & greet’ on arrival
  • Return airport transfers in New Zealand
  • 10 nights premium hotel accommodation with 2 destinations with two night stays
  • Hotel porterage
  • 3 cruises
  • All sightseeing and pre paid attractions
  • GST (New Zealand Goods and Services Tax)
  • Documentation pack
  • BONUS group photo

Meals

  • 10 cooked breakfasts
  • 8 sumptuous dinners including 2 specialty dinners: Walter Peak Homestead, Queenstown; Farewell Dinner, selected beverages, Christchurch
  • 1 picnic lunch
  • 1 Ultimate High Tea, Larnach Castle

 

Note: Dinner on Day 1 not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm.

ULTIMATE TOUR EXTRAS

Travel in style and enjoy a number of extras exclusive to Ultimate Small Group Tours:

  • A deluxe Travel Set including Travel Bag and Ticket Wallet.
  • Complimentary pre dinner drink at the welcome dinner.
  • Cloth bag including boxed mints and complimentary bottle of water.
  • Access to daily newspaper and a range of glossy magazines.
  • An intimate farewell dinner including selected beverages.
  • A BONUS Group Photo

Roommates

Take advantage of great savings when you choose to share a room. Our roommate matching option means you can take advantage of the twin share room rate.

Age-matched holidays

All our trips are age-matched so it's more likely you will travel with other like-minded single travellers. Popular age groups include 40 to 59 years and 45 years & over.

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Sue, 51
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<p>'My holiday to Greece exceeded my expectations. I learnt so much about the amazing ancient history of Greece, and it was as beautiful as I had imagined.There were a great mix of couples and singles on the tour and we all got on so well.'</p>
Kerrie, 52
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<p>'This was my first travelling solo experience, Justine &amp; the team at Encounter made it so easy. I don't have doubts about recommending this to anyone.'</p>
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<p>'My second Encounter tour, and the common thread is that you're with a group of people, of a similar age, who are all looking to enjoy their holiday. Makes for a good dynamic.'</p>
Mark, 55
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<p>'This trip was such a great adventure. The tour guide was absolutely brilliant and informative. The whole group got along famously even though there was a large age range! It was certainly one of the best experiences I've ever had!'</p>
Lisa, 45
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<p>'Great holiday with a lovely group of people in a fantastic resort!!'</p>
Gail, 44
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<p>'Fantastic, well organised tour with a great group of people. Highly recommend Encounter Travel.'</p>
Deb, 55
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<p>'I was a bit nervous about doing this, having never travelled solo, but I'm so pleased I went! The Bali escape was outstanding, so well organised, wonderful location and a really lovely group of people. I'm definitely going to be booking an Encounter holiday again. '</p>
Susan, 48
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<p>'Not only was my holiday great value for money, it was well organised and thoroughly enjoyable.  A lovely group of fellow travellers made it an experience I will treasure forever.'</p>
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Encounter Travel provides holidays for solo travellers. Since 2006 we've been creating tour, cruise and resort packages for solo travellers that like to share their travel experiences. Visiting destinations across Australia and around the globe our holidays include short tropical escapes, leisurely touring, cruises and active walking trips.   


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