We have finally booked Austrailia & New Zealand. Flying out from Belfast on 23rd December 06, to London via Frankfurt (with Lufthansa) to Singapore then on to Melbourne (with Singapore Airlines) - we arrive at 7am on Christmas Day! We then have around 10 days to spend in Austrailia - with New Year in Sydney - before spending 16 nights in New Zealand. We plan to work our our way down the country - Auckland - Rotarua to Wellington over to Blenhim to Christchurch and down toward Queenstown & Fjordland. We finally make our way home on 20th Jan flying from Queenstown to Christchurch and on to Auckland (with Air New Zealand) overnight in Auckland then on 21st January flying back to London via Los Angles getting back to Belfast on 22nd January - with one day to recover and back to work on 24th January!
We booked all these flights with our airmiles and a cost of £170 taxes!!It would cost nearly £1500 otherwise! Now we need to plan more indepth agenda, with our hostels and internal flights/bus trips & day tours!
AND before we do all this we got to visit Beijing too - yes l am a very lucky girly!