The Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong is turning 50.
Premier Luxury Mountain Resort, near the Bansko World Heritage site, is one of Bulgaria's most popular ski destinations. The resort is well appointed, within walking distance of lifts and includes an indoor swimming pool and spa. Small Luxury Hotels of the World is offering five nights for the price of four, including breakfast daily, wi-fi, parking and all taxes. Priced from €96 ($117) a room a night. Valid until March 31. See slh.com.
On the Inca trail
World Expeditions is offering free Inca Trail permits for early bookings of its 2013 Peru adventures, a saving of $US120 ($115) a person. Valid for bookings taken before November 30 for trips departing between January 1 and September 30. Phone 1300 720 000, see worldexpeditions.com.
Join Hong Kong's celebration
The Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong is celebrating its 50th anniversary by offering a Golden Celebration Stay package for minimum two-night bookings between February 1 and December 31 next year, which includes a bottle of sparkling white wine in the room, a $US50 spa credit and a special 50th anniversary gift. From $HK4399 ($546) a night, plus a 10 per cent service fee. See mandarinoriental.com/hongkong.
Monkey see ...
The spectacular stage production of King Kong opens at Melbourne's Regent Theatre in June and Accor Hotels has several packages for stays in nine properties across Melbourne. The deal includes A-reserve tickets to King Kong and twin-share accommodation for two people. Hotels include the Sofitel, Hotel Lindrum, and Novotel Melbourne on Collins. Priced from $198.95 a person (for the Mercure Welcome, Melbourne). Phone 1300 306 341, see showbiz.com.au/king-kong.
Best of Bali
The luxury beachfront resort Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran opens on January 31. Book the hotel's Discovery offer before June 30, 2013, and receive complimentary one-way airport transfers for two and daily breakfast for two. From $US219 a room plus a service charge and taxes. See lemeridien.com/balijimbaran.
Breakfast at the beach
BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort at Coffs Harbour is offering a free daily breakfast for four for minimum three-night family bookings in a two-bedroom spa villa. The resort includes a children's pool and playground, indoor heated pool and spa, and rock pools with a water slide. From $225 a villa a night. Valid until March 28. Phone 1300 987 602, see breakfree.com.au.
Victory at Trafalgar
Book and pay for a tour from the CostSaver by Trafalgar Europe and Britain program before December 27 and receive the 10 per cent early payment discount, which means a saving of up to $485 a person. See trafalgar.com.
Walk the Pyrenees
Dave Best of Best Travels has been leading walks in the French Pyrenees mountain range since 1994. He is offering a 10 per cent discount to those who book his September 28-October 5 or October 5-12 holidays, which represents a saving of $531 a person. The pre-discount cost is $2655 a person a week, including accommodation, land transport, five guided walks and all meals and wine. See besttravels.com.au.
Cruise from Barcelona
Cruise 1st is offering a free upgrade to an ocean-view stateroom on a 14-night Barcelona to Dubai cruise on board Royal Caribbean's Serenade of the Seas, departing Australia on January 11.
The offer includes economy flights to Barcelona and home from Dubai with Singapore Airlines, a two-night pre-cruise stay at the Hotel Rivoli Ramblas, and a four-night post-cruise stay at the Arabian Park Hotel in Dubai. Departures are available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth from $3799 a person, twin share, and include a free upgrade from an inside cabin to an ocean-view stateroom. The offer is valid until December 8. Phone 1300 857 345, see cruise1st.com.au.