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Why planning ahead is always a good idea!

By Adene Cassidy | Feb 27, 2018 |
You’ve only just taken down the Christmas tree and your body and wallet is still feeling the after effects of the silly season and now we’re tempting you with another holiday! 

But now is the best time to start planning school holidays, seasoned travellers often layby their holidays a year in advance to make sure they’re not paying last minute prices or missing out on the best hotels or rooms. Plus, starting your layby now means payments will be smaller as you’ve got longer to pay off the layby. 

So, stop procrastinating, start planning and remember if you’re going to layby a holiday with us, it has to be at least 5 months before you go away, so leaving it to July or August means you will miss the boat, literally! 

Whether it’s Disneyland or Bali you’re dreaming about we have a deal for you. All packages include return airfares and transfers! 

For young families, the Gold Coast is always a great idea, with no long-haul flights to endure, this family friendly destination is also kinder to the bank balance.  

Turtle Beach Resort, just 5 minutes from Mermaid Beach has 3 pools to choose from, and you can unwind in a self-contained apartment with the option to cook or enjoy pizzas at the restaurant.  

Layby 5 nights for 2 adults and 2 children, from $149* a week. 

Fiji is perfect if you’re chasing the sun but don’t want to venture too far. The Sofitel Resort and Spa caters for families and couples. Kids under 11 eat free, there is a private Adults only beach club, plus loads of activities for kids.

Layby 5 nights, 2 adults and 2 children from $187* a week.

Thailand, is a great place to escape the aftermath of Christmas! Shop, eat (some more), swim and explore this vibrant and fun town.  

Stay at Phuket Graceland, located on Patong Beach, 
They have an indoor bowling alley, snooker room and kids club, plus babysitters! 

Stay 8 nights, plus breakfast is included. 
Layby 2 adults and 2 children from $369* a week or 2 adults from $218* a week. 

There’s a reason why so many Australian’s love Bali, it’s beautiful, warm, and inexpensive. Whether you lie on a sunbed all day or explore the Island you’ll come home feeling rejuvenated. 

The Bali Dynasty Resort, one of our most popular layby holidays for families is located in South Kuta, close to restaurants and shopping or if you’d prefer not to leave the resort the kids can spend their days at the water park! 

Layby 5 nights, 2 adults and 2 children from $250* a week. 

From families to couples, Disneyland is a once in a lifetime experience at this time of year. The spirit of Christmas is well and truly alive until the end of January with decorations, lights, themed rides, nightly fireworks, carols and live Disney shows. 

Stay at the Howard Johnson hotel, just 8 minutes from the gates of Disneyland. It’s a cheaper option and at the end of your day the kids can enjoy the water playground while you put your feet up! Anaheim is often still warm at this time of year just in case you’re wondering! 

Layby 5 nights, 2 adults and 2 children from $344* a week. 

*Layby prices based on ex-Syd, 33 payments. To get your own instant quote adjust dates and departure city! 

Regal Port Douglas
from $20.33 per day
Hilton Cairns
from $19.84 per day
Mantra French Quarter, Noosa
from $21.30 per day