Published: 07 February 2015 by: Holidays for Couples

Take in the stunning Japanese scenery from a sleek bullet train

Whether it's by high speed train, on a river cruise or in the back of a safari jeep- couples can choose their own adventure and you'll discover the journey is half the fun!

Breathtaking view of a snowcapped Mount Fuji

Swap summer heat for snowy peaks

Australian couples flock to Japan from October to March to escape the summer heat and embrace the snow season.Travellers love Japan for its exceptional snow, energetic city life, unique cuisine and of course the ultra-fast bullet trains, Shinkansen.Take Japan’s sleek bullet train as it glides past snow-capped Mount Fuji. Japanese Shinkansens are one of the world’s fastest, cleanest and most punctual trains.

Choose your Japan Rail Pass for 7, 14 or 21 days of unlimited train travel in this beautiful country! Jump on to their website to book and discover more.

Experience comfort and adventure with a Wildlife Safari package to luxury safari camp Mahale Mzuri, Kenya


The ultimate couples safari

Of all the romantic spots on the globe, here is one that’s really unique, offering romance with luxury and adventure. Wildlife Safari (Africa’s premier luxury safari company) has teamed up with Mahale Mzuri, Sir Richard Branson’s new luxury safari camp in the Masai Mara, Kenya to offer an exclusive four-day ‘couple’s only’ safari with a private vehicle and guide and a romantic picnic lunch for two in what has to be Africa’s finest wildlife sanctuary. Contact Wildlife Safari 1800 998 558 or for details.

New economy class offerings from Delta Airlines

An enhanced economy

Travelling economy just got a whole lot more comfortable with Delta Airlines now offering an upgraded onboard experience for Economy customers on most long-haul international flights. Settle in and get comfortable with new premium benefits, including enhanced meal and snack offerings, new ergonomically designed earbuds, a suite of complimentary onboard entertainment options and a sleep kit to help you rest and recharge. 

Cruising exotic Myanmar with Belmond

Cruise to Mandalay

The long-hidden destination of Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a unique window into Asia’s past, full of atmospheric landscapes, historic temples and exotic sights.You can now discover its delights from the water with a cruise along the Irrawaddy River with Belmond’s unforgettable Road to Mandalay journey. Highlights include a stay at the Governor’s Residence in Yangon, a romantic colonial-style mansion and exploring the towering Shwedagon temple before flying to your cruise’s starting point to begin a holiday full of magical moments. Soak up a golden sunset over a thousand temples at Bagan and experience the enchanting sights, scents and sounds of this amazing country. For more details call 1800 000 395 or visit their website.

Track the 'big five' in South Africa as part of a luxe bush & beach combo journey with Beachcomber

Best of both worlds

The Bush & Beach combination journey from Beachcomber offers five nights in spectacular South Africa and six nights in exotic Mauritius. A highlight includes the three-night stay in a game reserve to experience the thrill of tracking the ‘Big Five’ - lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino – and seeing them up close on your game drives. Land packages for travel between 1 May and 30 September 2015 start from $2,499 pps including return airport transfers and six nights Mauritius accommodation with breakfast and dinner daily plus free water and land sports, combined with five nights in South Africa including three nights game lodge accommodation with most meals and game drives included. For details call 1800 624 268 or visit their website



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