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Thursday, 23 July 2009

COOK ISLANDS - Recession Free Oasis thrives



The Cook Islands, the country which recently legislated itself to become a "Recession Free Oasis" through an act of Parliament, is thriving despite the global economic downturn, thanks mainly to a new wave of Australians discovering its unspoilt charm.

This year has seen a marked increase in visitors, particularly as the region has positioned itself as a serious competitor to other Pacific Island nations, with a holiday experience which allows them to truly get away from it all in their own piece of paradise.

Cook Islanders embrace visitors as part of their extended family, and invite them to explore their country and its outer islands, with its dramatic scenery and crystalline lagoons, as well as to share the colourful vibrancy of their local culture.

Honeymooners in particular are hard pressed to find anywhere that is so romantic at such an affordable price, while many elect to have their weddings there due to the comparatively short wait of only three days to become legally married, compared to the usual month required elsewhere in the Pacific.

Coral Seas Travel currently has a package for just $2499 which includes:-

Five nights at the Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa, (pay for a garden room and be upgraded to a beachside room and stay for three nights at the Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa, pay for a Garden Bungalow and get a free upgrade to a Beachfront Bungalow
  • Daily tropical breakfast
  • Return domestic airfares to Aitutaki
  • Book by 31 August 2009 for travel until 31 March 2010
  • Return airfares with Polynesian Blue
Conditions apply

See www.coralseas.com.au or call on 1800641803 or (02) 89130793. Click on brochure to order for free.


For other packages, find the ultimate in me-time on www.gocookislands.com.au

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