Travel Fair Season: Best Europe, Oceania & Cruise Deals

Travel Fair Season: Best Europe, Oceania & Cruise Deals

Travel fair season is back! Time to grab these travel deals to Europe and Oceania, or a cruise promotion!

The travel fair frenzy begins once again this August, with special promotions and deals launched by travel agencies. It’s an exciting season for travellers; now is the best time to get great discounts for your next holiday! 

To help you in your search, we’ve sieved out the best travel deals for Europe and Oceania, as well as some ongoing cruise promotions.

Also Read: Awesome Asia Travel Deals this Upcoming Travel Fair Period


7D5N Gold Coast Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Experience 

Image Credit: Tangalooma Island Resort

Sky Travel and Tours Offered by:  Sky Travel & Tours (Booth 3H21)
Package: 7D5N Gold Coast Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Experience
Booking period: 5 Aug 2016 – 14 Aug 2016
Travel Period: Sept 2016 – Mar 2017
Price: From S$1138

Deal highlights:
✓ Return flight tickets included
Dolphin feeding experience
 1 night stay at Tangalooma Resort
Free luggage for DBS cardmembers with minimum spend
Up to 40% discount on travel insurance

Fly to Brisbane to start your Queensland adventure! This 7D5N Gold Coast Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Experience includes a one night stay in Tangalooma Resort, located on Moreton Island which is also known as “The Gem of South East Queensland”. The highlight of your visit here will definitely be feeding wild bottlenose dolphins! After that, take the ferry back to the mainland and have some fun in Gold Coast! Visit Gold Coast’s famous theme parks like Dream World, Movie World and Sea World, and enjoy a free day in the city to do whatever you like! 

Extra perks of this package include a free gift of a luggage (with minimum spend) for DBS cardholders and up to 40% discount on travel insurance.

4D3N Best of Iconic Sydney & Surrounds 

Pricebreaker Offered by: PriceBreaker (3H39)
Package: 4D3N Best of Iconic Sydney & Surrounds
Travel Period: 1 Aug 2016 – 31 Mar 2017
Price: From S$378

Deal highlights:
✓ 3N accommodation with daily breakfast
Sydney Tall Ships Lunch or Dinner Cruise
✓ Captain Cook’s Hop-on-Hop-off Cruise
Entrance to Taronga Zoo
Entrance to Australian National Maritime Museum

When in Sydney, go all out and experience all there is in this beautiful city. PriceBreaker 4D3N Best of Iconic Sydney & Surrounds package is a great value deal. On top of three nights accommodation, this package includes Captain Cook’s Hop-on-Hop-off Cruise which is an excellent way to tour Sydney from the harbour, with various drop-off points including Manly Beach, Watsons Bay and Luna Park. On top of that, indulge in a delicious lunch or dinner with a great view aboard the Sydney Tall Ships Cruise. PriceBreaker will also cover the entrance fees to Taronga Zoo and Australian National Maritime Museum.

AMAZING Sydney Offer

jetabout holidays Offered by: Jetabout Holidays (3H27)
Package: AMAZING Sydney Offer
Booking period: Until 30 Sept 2016
Travel Period: Now – May 2017
Price: From S$290 for 3 nights Sydney Free & Easy package; from S$965 (all-in) for return flights to Sydney on Qantas Airways

Deal highlight:
Get exclusive Sydney tours & gifts with purchase of any Sydney land packages

Snag Jetabout Holidays’ 3N Sydney Free & Easy package (from S$290) which includes return airport transfers, choice of 3 nights accommodation and entry to four attractions: SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, Sydney Tower Eye and Madame Tussauds Sydney. Not only that – you can also fly to Sydney for just S$965 (all-in) on Qantas Airways! This flight offer is valid with the purchase of any Sydney land package from Jetabout Holidays, while stocks last.

BridgeClimb Sydney

In Sydney, there is one bucket-list activity that you simply must complete: scaling the Sydney Harbour Bridge! Book a climb with BridgeClimb Sydney for an exhilarating climb and stunning city views from high above. There are a few types of climbs to pick from, each as memorable as the next.  The Climb of Your Life starts from AU$238 and trust us, it is worth every dollar.

7D6N Scenic New Zealand Trail

Giamso Offered by: Giamso Tours
Package:  7D6N Scenic New Zealand Trail
Booking period: 9 Aug – 27 Aug 2016
Travel Period: 25 Aug 2016 – 31 Mar 2017
Price: From S$1688


Deal highlights:
✓ S$100 off per pax for bookings from 9–27 Aug 2016
Complimentary entry to Te Papa Museum in Wellington if you have more than three paying adults

New Zealand is a paradise for road-trippers, boasting magnificent natural landscapes around every corner. If you’ve ever dreamed of going on a week-long road trip around New Zealand, this is the deal you have to grab!

Giamso’s 7D6N self-drive package covers five days car rental, six nights accommodation with free breakfast, the Interislander Ferry, a Marlborough Tour, a whale-watching tour in Kaikoura and entrance to the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools. You’ll start from Wellington, take a ferry to Picton, and start your drive along the northeastern part of South Island to Kaikoura, Hanmer Springs and Christchurch. Along the way, there’ll be plenty of hiking opportunities, photo spots, natural attractions and animal encounters.


Magnificent Italy Tour

Ergo: Travel Offered by: Ergo: Travel (Booth 3H05)
Package:  Magnificent Italy Tour
Booking period: Until 15 Sep 2016
Travel Period: 27 Nov – 12 Dec 2016
Price: From S$4550 per person (twin-sharing)

Deal highlight:
✓ Additional S$100 discount

How about spending half a month discovering the best of Italy? Ergo: Travel’s 16D15N Magnificent Italy tour brings you not only to the usual tourist spots but also off the beaten track! On top of destinations like Rome, Florence and Venice, you will explore lesser-known gems such as the hill town of Assisi and the lofty mountain range of Dolomites. This tour also takes you to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, islands in the Venetian lagoons, Christmas markets, and vineyards.

This is Ergo: Travel’s most sought-after tour.  Doesn’t matter if it’s your first or fifth time in Italy – Ergo: Travel provides in-depth travel programmes for Italy, and this trip will definitely be an eye-opening one. If you’d like to see the real Italy this December holidays, this is the tour you should be on. For more information, check out this brochure.

5 Days Madrid & Barcelona

Platform 9 Offered by: Platform 9 (3H39)
Package: 5 Days Madrid & Barcelona
Travel Period: Sep 2016 – Mar 2017
Price: From S$1548

Deal highlight:
✓  S$300 off per couple

Madrid is often compared to Barcelona, and travellers ask which is the better city to visit in terms of affordability, architecture, food, art and beaches. Ditch those questions and visit both cities on your next trip to Spain – after all, they are connected by high-speed rail and it takes just 2.5 hours to travel from one to the other!

Platform 9’s 5D Madrid & Barcelona package covers return flights on Lufthansa or SWISS, 4 nights stay in a 3-star hotel with daily breakfast, return airport transfers, high-speed rail tickets and hop-on-hop-off bus in Madrid and Barcelona. On top of that, there’ll be tours to look forward to, such as the Montserrat half-day tour and Toledo half-day tour. Yes – all that from just S$1548!

11D Balkans Winter: Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia 

Azza Travel and Tours Offered by: Azza Travel & Tours Pte Ltd (3H16)
Package: 11D Balkans Winter: Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia
Travel Period: 19–29 Dec
Price: From S$2488

Deal highlights:
✓  S$200 off per couple for bookings between 12–14 Aug
Inclusive of return flights on Turkish Airlines

Discover the former Yugoslav state which is rich in history and astounding sceneries. This 11D Balkans tour will take you to Bosnia, Croatia and Slovenia in the midst of a beautiful winter – a perfect trip for your December holiday! Fly with Turkish Airlines, and book between 12–14 Aug for S$200 off every couple.

The Balkans may not be as popular as other parts of Europe, but this is precisely why they deserve a visit. The recent dark past of Bosnia still etches its walls, but look beyond that and you’ll find strength, beauty and hope. Croatia is simply stunning, especially its coastal towns, but do leave the city to explore their national parks. Slovenia is truly an underrated gem – the capital Ljubljana is a charming little city, while the fairytale-esque Lake Bled is just a dream come true.

8D7N Athens Mykonos Santorini


Offered by: Albatross World Travel & Tours Pte Ltd (3H15)
Package: 8D7N Athens Mykonos Santorini
Travel Period: Now – Oct 2016
Price: Varies depending on departure month

Experience the best of Greece in one week, both in the city and islands, with Albatross World. Their 8D7N Athens Mykonos Santorini deal offers special rates for selected hotels.

Arrive in Athens for some city sightseeing at attractions such as Syntagma Square, the House of Parliament, Hadrian’s Arch and of course, the Parthenon. Take the ferry to the island of Mykonos and wander around charming alleys and churches, and when the sun goes down, party hard! After Mykonos, it’s a speed boat ride to Santorini, where the iconic whitewashed walls and blue roofs will mesmerise you. Be sure to catch the famous Santorini sunset, and if you’re up for it, tackle the lovely coastal walk from Fira to Oia.


Alaska Cruises

Stamford Discovery Offered by: Stamford Discovery Cruise Centre (3H01)
Package: Alaska Cruises
Ship: Holland American Line
Travel Period: Apr–Sep 2017
Price: From US$799

Deal highlights:

Book selected cruises departing Jan 2017 – Apr 2018 and receive these four offers valued up to US$2000*:

✓  Signature Beverage Package
✓  Pinnacle Grill Dinner
Reduced Fares for Friends and Kids
50% Reduced Deposit

Alaska is an enthralling, culturally diverse destination filled with icy fjords that tower over the Pacific Ocean and snowy peaks that stretch towards the horizon. Sail along the Inside Passage to visit the ice formations of Glacier Bay and Icy Strait, as well popular ports such as Ketchikan, Skagway and Juneau; or travel further to Anchorage, the best place for nature lovers to experience Denali and the heart of Alaska’s wilderness. Denali National Park offers excellent chances for spotting wildlife such as moose, wolves, caribou, Dall sheep and grizzly bears.

Holland American Line cruise ship offers spacious rooms with ocean views, and many have teak-lined verandahs for sunbathing in private or dining alfresco. Indulge yourself with the varieties of food and dining options at a specific seating time or be spontaneous, following your desires. Embrace your culinary passion by joining the hands-on cooking classes alongside award-winning chefs; delight your palate with innovative food and wine pairings; or join the local market tours. With a high staff-to-guest ratio, you will be ensured of personalised service that will make your cruise memorable.

Be sure to check out more cruise deals from Stamford Discovery Cruise Centre!

*Terms & conditions apply

Star Cruises

Image credit: Bahnfrend

Offered by: DBS
Deal: Get onboard credit Star Cruises
Validity of promo: 12–14 Aug (At NATAS fair)


DBS is having a special promotion in partnership with Star Cruises. Get additional S$100 onboard credit per cabin for Superstar Virgo or Superstar Aquarius Flycruise when you book using your DBS card.

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