New Zealand Highlighter
From Cape Reinga's giant sand dunes in the North Island to Mount Cook National Park's highest peak in the South Island, New Zealand offers exciting adventures for every taste and every age.
There's a wealth of ways to deepen your connection to the land, with the the hots springs of Rotorua being among the best wellness hotspots in the North Island. Rotorua is also one of six must-see destinations on an Auckland to Wellington road trip that takes in spectacular harbour views in the Bay of Plenty and top wineries in Hawke's Bay.
There's fun for the family with popular attractions like Hobbiton and Hot Water Beach on the North Island, while Tahuna, Wanaka and Tekapo are three family-friendly destinations you won't want to miss on the South Island.
You can also discover the very best of this picturesque country over 14 days with the New Zealand Highlighter group tour, which takes you from Auckland to Te Anau and Dunedin. Combining luxury coach travel and hand-picked accommodation, you’ll also ride the TranzAlpine Train from coast to coast through the Great Divide and cruise the Milford Sound. New Zealand might be over the ditch, but you’ll feel like you’re in another world.
See: 14-day Auckland to Christchurch tour, operated by APT
Edinburgh, The Highlands and Islands
The UK has become a top travel destination, and you can have the perfect London holiday experience by exploring the city's art and cultural gems and delving into its history.
The UK's other cultural hotspots include Liverpool, Manchester, Cardiff and Glasgow, but it's Edinburgh with its castle and cobbled alleys that continues to enchant visitors from afar. Like Melbourne, Edinburgh is a UNESCO City of Literature, and it's home to 11 major international festivals.
Scotland's capital is also the launching pad for a picturesque nine-day tour of the Highlands, lochs, ancient forests and islands with expert local guides. The Edinburgh, Highlands and Islands group tour combines rail, coach and cruise boat for unforgettable experiences and spectacular views.
Climb aboard the West Highland Line and Jacobite Steam Train, and watch the mountains and moorlands glide by. Discover the mist-shrouded beauty of Loch Linnhe and Loch Ness and cruise to the Isle of Mull, renowned for its wildlife, historic ruins and stunning beaches.
See: 9-day Edinburgh Return tour, operated by Travelmarvel
Tennessee Music Trail to New Orleans
You can plan the perfect LA holiday, one that includes soaking up the carefree vibes in Santa Monica, finding your favourite celeb's star on the Walk of Fame and taking a whirl in a giant teacup at Disneyland Park. Or you can take the family to Hawaii and discover six of the best activities to do, including whale watching and viewing the active volcanoes from a safe distance.
The US is so vast it can sometimes be hard to know where to go, but there's a strong chance that New York is on your bucket list. The must-see attractions for every New York City traveller include the Museum of Modern Art, Central Park and the Statue of Liberty. You can also just enjoy wandering around the streets, sampling a soft pretzel from a street vendor and watching the hustle and bustle in Times Square.
But perhaps you're after something unique? Imagine a six-day tour that takes you into the heart and home of musical legends like Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson and Elvis Presley. You get to hang out at Graceland, boot scoot in Nashville, sing the blues in Memphis and jazz it up in New Orleans. If fantastic food, art, culture and history are music to your ears, then this is the trip for you.
See: 6-day tour, operated by Intrepid Travel