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Bula, Alo! Fiji & Vanuatu now available with Wotif

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Bula, Alo! Fiji and Vanuatu now available with’s accommodation portfolio expands to 36 countries worldwide

Auckland – 08 December, 2004: More sunny, unspoiled and lush tropical destinations are now available on ( ) – New Zealand’s leading last-minute accommodation website – with the launch of Fiji and Vanuatu in the South Pacific, in addition to Myanmar and Macau in Asia.

Travellers seeking pristine white sand beaches, multi-coloured coral gardens, crystal-blue lagoons and cascading waterfalls can now book and save money with reduced, last-minute accommodation deals in Fiji and Vanuatu on

Diverse properties in these countries are now offered on to entice travellers searching for a great accommodation deal in the next 14 days. Popular islands such as Vanua Levu, Viti Levu and Kadavu are included for Fiji, and travellers can now book accommodation of all types on the main island of Vanuatu, Efaté which includes the tropical town of Port Vila.

Tania Witheford, New Zealand Manager of comments: “Our decision to add Fiji and Vanuatu to our portfolio was based on our customer feedback and the introduction of low cost carriers flying in to these areas. Travel is becoming more affordable and for Internet-savvy travellers is the next click away after booking their flights online.

“Fiji and Vanuatu have always been popular travel destinations for New Zealanders. Now all holidaymakers will be able to save money by booking accommodation on, rather than booking traditional travel packages.”

Pure Paradise – Last-Minute Deals

FIJI: Viti Levu

Down to NZ$107 (AU$99) from NZ$178 (AU$165) the 3 star Dominion International Hotel is offering deluxe garden view rooms to include: tropical garden views, free airport shuttle transport and off-street parking. Work on your tan around the resort pool or explore what the island has to offer at a relaxed pace.

VANUATU: Port Vila – Private Beachside Bliss – Save over 30%

Down to NZ$172 (AU$160) from NZ$258 (AU$240) the 4 star Benjor Beach Club is offering one bedroom villas. Villas include: fruit platter, tropical breakfast & the cascades waterfall tour (min. 3 night stay). Wot more could you ask for with three private beaches, fabulous snorkelling, golf driving range, giant checkers, petanque, beach volley ball and magical views?

For those travelling to Asia also adds Myanmar and Macau to its portfolio of destinations. Mystical Myanmar is renowned for its historical and cultural sights and the busy island of Macau is the gaming capital for those high rollers wanting to visit Asia’s Las Vegas.

Travellers can book accommodation via the Internet ( ) or by phoning’s call centre on 0800 441 092 – 24 hours a day/7 days a week.



Founded in 2000, ( ) is the global specialist in last-minute accommodation. Its easy-to-use website and booking engine offers travellers value for money, by selling vacant rooms at discounted rates in the next 14 days.’s portfolio includes over 6000 hotels, motels, serviced apartments, resorts, guesthouses and bed & breakfasts in 36 countries.’s New Zealand office is located in Auckland and its properties can be booked online or through its call centre which operates a superior and personable customer service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from its Australian headquarters. International offices of are based in Canada, Singapore and the United Kingdom.


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