The hottest Aussie travel deals on offer right now!

From the Gold Coast to Noosa — here are some great reasons to book your family a getaway

The Easter long weekend may have just wrapped up, but that doesn’t mean that’s the end of your holidays.

In fact, with the Commonwealth Games coming up in our very own Gold Coast and the school holidays starting any minute now – there’s every reason to look around for a travel bargain for the family.

And if the warm weather and stunning beaches isn’t enough to entice you to get on a plane to the Gold Coast, there are still plenty of other reasons why you should snap up some great deals on offer right now.

TODAY chatted to Quentin Long from Australian Traveller magazine to find out the hottest deals right now for those wanting to get in on the Commonwealth Games action, and what else is on offer around the country.

TODAY: What is it about the Gold Coast that Aussies love so much?

LONG: It really has something for everybody. It has such a large variety of accommodation, experiences and food, and that’s the beauty of it… there is something for everyone.

TODAY: What bargains are there for people wanting to come up and watch the Commonwealth Games?

LONG: Surprisingly, there are some deals. The Vibe Hotel Gold Coast is offering $233 per night for a standard room through

TODAY: Are there any good deals following the games?

LONG: On Broadbeach you can stay in a one-bedroom apartment at ULTIQA – Freshwater Point Resort for three nights accommodation for $535. You can grab a studio apartment at Punthill Brisbane with prices on starting at $146 per night. There is also a good deal at the AVANI Broadbeach for $350 per night for three nights, you get a free upgrade to a two- bedroom suite with $100 per night, and you can access one of the free classes offered to learn a new skill.

TODAY: There are plenty of other top holiday spots across the country, where else can people bag a bargain?

LONG: There’s the Noosa Food And Wine Festival on between the 17 – 20 May, where the Regatta Riverfront Apartments are offering an all-inclusive deal for $77 per person per night. This will also include a Noosa Ferry three day pass, a Festival Village two day pass, a bottle of Dal Zotto Prosecco plus the two and three night accommodation packages. For those wanting to head to Melbourne, you can stay in the heart of the CBD for five nights including flights for $364 per person with the Travelodge Hotel in Southbank. You can also stay for three nights at the 5-star Pullman Resort Bunker Bay from $145 per person including car hire.

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