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Honeymoons
& weddings
  
Honeymoons and weddings abroad are tailor-made by Expressions Holidays. Contact us for a range of honeymoon and wedding destinations around the world and an amazing choice of honeymoons from island-hopping to visiting cultural sites.
Authentic
Experiences
  

With Authentic Experiences from Expressions Holidays you enter a world of genuine holiday and travel experiences within the framework of one of our tailor-made holidays, be its significance culture, gastronomy, wine appreciation, wildlife, sports or special occasions.
Spa
holidays
  

Expressions Spas opens a world of tailor-made spa holidays that allows you to choose according to region, type of treatment desired, product type and recommends for your party type, whether it be for couples, singles or perhaps mothers and daughters travelling together.
Family
holidays
  

Expressions Families affords you an amazing choice of sophisticated resorts ideally suited to families in selected destinations worldwide. You can also choose according to required facilities in resort and we suggest holidays for families with grandparents and single parent families too.
Rail
holidays
  

Expressions Holidays offers you tailor-made rail holidays and journeys by train, including luxury trains, scenic journeys and classic rail tours.
Worldwide
journeys
  

Tailor-made journeys and tours for individuals and small groups to selected destinations around the world from Burma to Italy, from Vietnam to India.
  • Luxury holidays and tailor-made tours to Australia

    Luxury holidays and tailor-made tours to Australia

    Luxury holidays and tailor-made tours for individuals as well as authentic travel experiences in Australia are at the heart of what we provide at Expressions Holidays.

    Australia
    From the distinct, dusty red of the outback, to the wet tropics of Far North Queensland and the dynamic culture of its cities, Australia is a country of contradictions, where history and modernity sit side by side. To really experience this you have to be prepared to travel far, but you will be richly rewarded with awe-inspiring landscapes on a scale that is barely imaginable. Australia’s colonial heritage can still be seen amongst the contemporary buildings of its cities, and in the Red Centre Aboriginal traditions and history are intrinsically linked to the dramatic scenery. Surrounded by 18,000 km of beaches, this is a nation that thrives on the outdoors, whether it be surfing on Cactus Beach, Aussie Rules football or skiing in the Snowy Mountains. You will be charmed by the passionate esteem that the Australians hold their country in, and their warm and easygoing nature. Indeed, it is not difficult to see where this passion comes from, for it is hard not to be moved by the immense beauty and diversity of the land.
    What we offer you
    We ensure that you combine the awe-inspiring experiences of the natural scenery, wildlife and activities with organised and secure arrangements, luxurious yet unique accommodation and levels of service and cuisine that satisfy the demands of the most discerning traveller. Yet, generally, our clients want a range of accommodation that combines luxury and practicalities, and reflects the geographic location of each part of the tour.
    Our accommodation
    Our Australian holiday programme is based on lodges, houses, boutique hotels and hotels (personally selected by our team of experts) for luxury holidays, touring itineraries and tailor-made travel arrangements.
    Our authentic experiences
    We offer you tailor-made activities and experiences that may include fishing, sailing, helicopter trips, city sightseeing, guided walks, wine-tasting and so on.
    How we work
    Our holidays are all completely tailor-made. Unless otherwise requested, we will include international and domestic flights, land and sea and all local arrangements as well as accommodation, in as many places for as many nights as you want, and any authentic experiences you might want us to include.
    Full financial protection
    Expressions Holidays offers clients full financial protection with our ATOL (3076) for all holidays including a flight and our ABTOT for all non-air holidays.
    How to start
    Our website gives you an introduction to the touring holidays we offer. These can be booked as they are or we can adapt them in any way, with adding or reducing nights and changing the type of hotels. Our website also gives an idea of the accommodation available in each region of Australia, breaking down the range of hotels into geographic regions. However, we think once you have a basic idea about where you want to go, it is best to talk to one of our sales consultants who will base a suggested itinerary on what you want to see and do, how long you can be away for and the type of accommodation that suits you best. We will then construct the itinerary for you and price it, giving options for alternatives as appropriate. All based on our own personal knowledge and experience of the country.

     

    Capital
    Canberra

    International airports

    Sydney, Melbourne, Perth are the main gateways

    Currency
    Australian dollar   (£1 = 1.75 Australian Dollars)

    The climate
    Australia’s size results in a variable climate. The expansive interior is hot throughout the year but can often be very cold at night. The southern third of the country enjoys warm summers (December – March) and mild winters (June – August), although there are extremes of this, such as in the alpine country of New South Wales and Victoria where winters are a lot colder. The far north of the country has just two seasons because of its position on the monsoon belt – hot and wet, and hot and dry.

    Out and about and travelling around

    The vast size of Australia means that a substantial amount of travelling is required if you wish to explore it, regardless of whether you choose to fly or drive. It is possible to drive all the way around Australia and through the centre from Darwin to Adelaide, without leaving sealed roads. However, to really see the outback you will need to venture off this. Whilst a 4WD is not usually necessary, you will need to prepare yourself for the lack of facilities by ensuring that your vehicle is in good condition and that you have a tow rope so that you can be pulled to the nearest garage if need be. Because of the heat, it is advisable to ensure that you have a plentiful supply of water, and you should avoid travelling on the toughest routes during the hottest parts of the year. The domestic air network is well served by Qantas, and this provides an easier option for travelling long distances. Routes include between Perth and Sydney, Hobart and Alice Springs, Melbourne and Cairns. A daily boat service is operated in the evenings between Melbourne and Devonport (Tasmania) and three times a week between Sydney and Devonport.

    About Expressions Holidays and your holiday to Australia

    Expressions Holidays is an independent specialist tour operator which was established in 1989 and offers tailor-made holidays to Australia, providing personal service with a professional approach. We pride ourselves on interpreting your demands and requirements to provide you with the holiday that you want, ensuring a successful match between client and holiday

    Personal and professional service
    We know the countries, regions and hotels we feature. Contact with Expressions Australia means contact with the people who know the holidays, who will share their knowledge and experience with you – our travel consultants know the country and culture very well, and operate a concierge service that helps you to explore every aspect of special interest or activity that fits with your holiday.
    All aspects of your holiday are personalised, from the itinerary to your holiday confirmation and documentation which provides you with information that is relevant to you. From the point of initial contact with us, you will deal with the same sales consultant, who will handle all aspects of your booking and ticketing.
    We approach your holiday in a way that offers you the arrangements you want, not to slot you in to pre-existing arrangements. This might mean juggling dates, securing the last available room at a hotel or tailoring a complex itinerary involving numerous components. Your holiday is as individually fashioned and tailor-made as you want it to be.
    How we price your holiday
    A ll prices mentioned on our website are simply guides, as there are many variations that might affect the price including exchange rates, flight costs and special offers. To find out exact prices for the holiday that you are interested in, contact us for a tailor-made quotation.
    All our holiday arrangements have been designed to afford you maximum flexibility and freedom of choice. We include travel arrangements, whether it be flight, ferry, car-hire, transfer as well as many nights' hotel accommodation as you want, in as many different places. We can also include selected special interest activities in Australia.
    Our Price Guarantee
    We guarantee that once you have made a firm booking with a deposit payment, there will be no increases in the price of your holiday due to currency movements. If, for any reason, there have been changes in the price of the holiday you want, you will be advised at the time of booking.
    Full Financial Protection
    Full financial protection is offered when you book a holiday with us. Our air holidays are ATOL protected, and we are a member of the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited to protect non-flight packages. We are also members of ABTA and AITO (the Association of Independent Tour Operators), an organisation of some of Britain’s best specialist tour operators. 

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    Find out more about Australasia

    Shades of Green FAST FACTS

    Australia
    Capital

    Canberra
    International airports
    Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane
    Currency
    Australian dollar
    The climate

    Australia’s size results in a variable climate. The expansive interior is hot throughout the year but can often be very cold at night. The southern third of the country enjoys warm summers (December – March) and mild winters (June – August), although there are extremes of this, such as in the alpine country of New South Wales and Victoria where winters are a lot colder. The far north of the country has just two seasons because of its position on the monsoon belt – hot and wet, and hot and dry.

    New Zealand 
     International airports
    Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane
    Currency
    New Zealand dollar
    Climate
    New Zealand enjoys a maritime climate, which explains partly the lush vegetation and the rich pastures, but also makes it very changeable. It is subject to prevailing winds from west to east although most rain falls in winter (June to August) and the summer months (December to March) are generally drier. The southern and western parts of the country are wetter than the northern and the eastern parts. On top of this longitude and altitude plays a role, with the northern part of the North Island enjoying an almost ‘winter-free’ year and being subtropical.

     

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