Duration
5 Nights
For Kids
From 0 to 11 years
Travel
21 January – 31 March 2019
Destination
Cook Islands

Travel with flights included to the Pacific Resort Hotel Rarotonga, the Cook Islands leading luxury and boutique beachfront resort. This 4-star resort is perfect for any family with complimentary Kids Club, an array of water activities and the resort’s very own glass bottom lagoon cruiser. Enjoy Polynesian hospitality with free breakfast for all children and daily activities at the Beach Hut. You will be on island time in no time while taking in white sandy beaches and magnificent views.  


HIGHLIGHTS 

  • Package for 4 in Standard Family Room for 2 adults and 2 children (11 and under) – Family Travel can create a tailored, customised quote to accommodate any family type. Call us on 1300 404 100 to enquire about this or other package options.
  • Flights included from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth
  •  This property is a 3-minute walk to the beach. The Resort is located on Rarotonga’s famous Muri Beach, surrounded by 6 acres of tropical gardens

HOLIDAY INCLUDES

Return economy airfares to Rarotonga (including 23kgs of checked luggage)

Airport meet and greet
Return Airport transfers
5 Nights’ accommodation Pacific Resort Rarotonga in a Standard Family Room
Reduced rate, discounts & bonuses- Save up to $850!
Island Discovery tour (including transfers and light refreshments)
NZ250 (approx AUD 228.90) Resort Food & Beverage credit per stay
Daily tropical breakfast
Use of kayaks, snorkelling gear, beach towels and sun loungers
Garden Tour

Scheduled daily activities at the Beach Hut

Kids Club (for children aged 6 – 12)

Daily guest welcome orientation on the beach

Sandals Restaurant offers free breakfast for all children staying at the property 


TRAVEL PERIOD 

21 January – 31 March 2019
Travelling outside these dates? Please call Family Travel for a personalised quote 


WHY BOOK WITH FAMILY TRAVEL?

At Family Travel, we have a passion for helping families all over Australia create meaningful and memorable experiences. Whether you’re a band of avid campers, adventure-seekers, or if you prefer a little luxury, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for your family. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 100 and one of our accredited family travel specialists can create an incredible family holiday package for you.

The Family Travel 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back

FINE PRINT 

  • Valid for travel: 21 January – 31 March 2019
  • Advertised Per Adult & Per Child prices are based on a 5 nights from Sydney for 2 Adult & 2 Children 
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only.
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior.
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees.  
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Family Travel Team members receive 10% off any travel insurance policy.
  • Once your Family Travel holiday has been purchased you will receive a voucher with full redemption details for you to book your travel.
  • If for any reason you are unable to book your preferred dates please refer to the Family Travel 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names (as they appear on their passport), age of travellers and details of any special requirements you wish to highlight to the resort (e.g. vegetarian etc).
  • We recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed.
  • Excludes: Flights, travel insurance and items of a personal nature.

VISA INFORMATION

Visas for Australians travelling overseas

A visa is a form of permission for a non-citizen to enter, transit or remain in a particular country.

We do not issue visas for overseas travel and cannot provide definitive information on visas. Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. For all countries, contact the nearest embassy or consulate of the country you intend to visit well in advance of travel. Not all countries have representation in Australia. For a list of all countries visa requirements Click Here


TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.FAMILYTRAVEL.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 100

BEST FOR FAMILIES 

DESTINATION

The Cook Islands are located in the South Pacific Ocean, northeast of New Zealand. There are 15 islands spread over 2.2 million square kilometres of South Pacific Ocean. Rarotonga is the capital and the most thriving island, and home to the international airport. Only six hours from Australia by plane, the Cook Islands are blessed with warm weather all year round, white sandy beaches and stunning island resorts. A perfect playground for kids, The Cook Islands offers families an idyllic tropical retreat that is bathed in chilled-out charm and natural beauty. Along with its craggy volcanic mountains, dense green jungle, swaying palm trees and glorious bone-white beaches, the Cook Islands is surrounded by startlingly blue coral-stuffed lagoons, which are perfect for the kids to explore. 


RESORT 

Pacific Resort Rarotonga is superbly situated on 5.5 acres of beachfront. Each room is tastefully decorated in a contemporary Polynesian style overlooking tropical gardens or the gorgeous white sands of Muri Beach and lagoon. With amazing facilities for the kids such as Kids Club, Beach hut and many water sports. Te Manava Spa will have the parent relaxing in no time meaning you can make the most of this holiday. 


GROWN UP’S CORNER 

Mum and Dad can also enjoy some relaxing moments together,  spend time basking in the sun and swimming in the lagoon. Take romantic strolls on the beach together or have a night out at Sandals Restaurant.  

 

Read more about the Cook Islands here:  CLICK HERE

PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA

Has one of the most popular resorts on the island Pacific Resort Rarotonga is a boutique resort located on the white sands of Muri beach. With 64 studio rooms all decorated in a contemporary Polynesian style where simple, lazy days meet luxurious evenings. 


HOTEL AMENITIES

  • Swimming pool
  • Kids’ pool
  • Sun loungers Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids’ club
  • Water sports facilities (on site)
  • Snorkelling

STANDARD FAMILY ROOM 

Check in: 2pm 

Check out: 10am

With a maximum occupancy of  2 adults and 2 children (11 and under), this room category has separate bedrooms with either a King or twin bedding. Each family room has air-conditioning with a private balcony or garden patio, basic kitchen facilities, microwave, mini-fridge, tea and coffee making facilities and a separate lounge room. Laundry facilities are also conveniently located within the complex. 

Have more than 2 kids? No worries, Family Travel can provide a personalised quote to fit your family – Call us on 1300 404 100

AMENITIES

  •  Ceiling Fans
  •  Cots Available
  •  Linen and Towels Provided
  •  Alarm Clock
  •  Iron/Ironing board
  •  Microwave
  •  Balcony
  •  Daily Room Service
  •  Mini Fridge
  •  Tea/Coffee Making
  •  Hairdryer
  •  Wireless Internet
  •  Telephone
  •  Outdoor Setting
  •  Television
  •  Toaster
  •  iPod Dock
  •  Clock Radio
  •  Room Safe
  •  High Chair Available
  •  Air conditioning

BEACH HUT

The Beach Hut offers daily scheduled activities ranging from coconut cream demonstrations to crab races for guests to enjoy. Feel free to lounge in our comfortable bean bag chairs on the beach or take out a kayak to snorkel the lagoon. The Beach Hut has all the equipment you’d need for a fun-filled day out on the beach.


KIDS CLUB

The Kids Club program at Resort Hotel Rarotonga offers a range of interactive cultural and beach focused activities, such as traditional dancing, coconut husking, basket weaving and making floral headdresses. The program is designed for children aged 6 to 12 years, however, children under 6 years are welcome to join in with supervision from a parent. Another fun option for children is to have a splash in the kid’s pool!

FLIGHT

  • Flights are included from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth  

NEED FLIGHTS ? CALL US ON 1300 404 100


TRANSFER

Return airport transfers in a private vehicle and airport meet and great are included in the deal!


WEATHER

The Cook Islands enjoy sunny and warm weather year round. June to August is the cool season, November to March is the warm season, with occasional tropical showers. The drier months, from April to November have an average temperature of 26°C. The warm season offers humid and damp temperatures from December to March. when the max temperature reaches between 22°C to 30°C. 


VISA

Visas for Australians traveling overseas

A visa is a form of permission for a non-citizen to enter, transit or remain in a particular country.

We do not issue visas for overseas travel and cannot provide definitive information on visas. Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. For all countries, contact the nearest embassy or consulate of the country you intend to visit well in advance of travel. Not all countries have representation in Australia. For a list of all countries visa requirements Click Here


TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • Family Travel can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you.
  • Call us on 1300 404 100 and quote Family10 for a 10% discount.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why book with Family Travel?

The Family Travel 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back

What is included in The Deal?
Please refer to the ‘Holiday Includes’ section. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 100 for more details.


Can I arrange my flights with Family Travel?
We at Family Travel are a fully licensed travel agency and are able to arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 100 to get a personalised quote.


Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that my family needs?
We recommend you see your doctor at least eight weeks prior to travel for advice, and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.


Can Family Travel organise my travel insurance? / Do I need a travel insurance?
We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. Family Travel can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you. Call us on 1300 404 100 and quote Family10 for a 10% discount.


What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking?
If for any reason you need to cancel, contact the Family Travel reservation team on 1300 404 100, and make sure you have your travel voucher number and traveller names on hand. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, Family Travel will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee. Once we have received a variable request for cancellation, we request it be submitted in writing. Once received we will begin to process your cancellation. 


I haven’t received my Family Travel voucher yet. What do I do?
If you have not received your voucher contact Family Travel on 1300 404 100 and we will resend your voucher by email. 


Where can I find full terms and conditions for Family Travel?
Terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the fine print of each booking. Full details on the terms and conditions can be found on the link below. 


How old do my kids need to be?
We include a ‘For Kids’ section at the top of every deal that outlines the age guidelines of the product provided to us by the tour operator. 


Are there any programs for kids at the resort?
Refer to the above BEST FOR Tab for full information on kids programs


How many people in a room?
Refer to the above Resort/Hotel Tab for full information on your room configuration & bedding


My kids are fussy eaters will there be other options for my kids?
This is dependant on the resort/hotel and the restaurant options available on-site or nearby. 


What if my kids are over the age of 12 years? Do they count as adults?
Family Travel is able to look after families of all ages. If you are interested in this product, but your kids don’t suit the age requirements, call us on 1300 404 100 and we can provide a customised quote. 


Can you put my family in Adjoining or Connecting Rooms?
At Family Travel we are more then happy to request that your family is put in adjoining or connecting rooms, however this will only be on a request basis and can’t usually be guaranteed. To make this request or to find out more please call us on 1300 404 100.