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    Welcome

    Welcome to Australian Escapes Holiday & Travel Club. The purpose of this page is to introduce you to the club by explaining what we do and how we hope to benefit you.

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    Established 2002, Australia's premier travel club.

    Discover the "Travel Club Advantage" of savings, experience and service.

    Australian Escapes started in 2001 as a resort marketer. Then in 2002 we started the first travel club in Australia. Australian Escapes Holiday & Travel Club now has over 100,000 happy customers and members and is continually growing. We are professional travel agents and we'll help you plan your holiday, make sure everything runs perfectly and save you up to 40% off normal retail as well. Pick from a range of destinations including Europe, Canada, NZ, Australia, USA and more.

    Industry-wholesale pricing:

    The reason people join is to access our expert travel agency services whilst also enjoying the lowest pricing. You don't pay for expensive shop-fronts and advertising, you just pay the lowest possible price. This means you can travel more often.

    The advantages of being a member are numerous. The best way to find out what we can do for you is to talk to us about a trip you have in mind. There is absolutely no obligation.

    Example advantage: Apart from significant savings and value, we deliver exceptional service. Every member who booked travel with us in 2019 to January 2020 who also arranged our recommended travel insurance received a full refund and/or supplier credits for future travel. We handled all the preparation for their insurance claims and made the process very easy. Many non-members who booked their own overseas travel in that time lost most of their money or could not handle the process of dealing with suppliers and insurers and gave up.

    How to start as a non-member.

    If you don't like memberships, or you are unsure, you don't have to join. You can start with our discounted resort deals and just buy a deposit voucher from only $39 to lock in a bargain. Later, when you understand why we are "the real deal", you might be more comfortable joining as a free trial member to experience even more savings. Search Resorts

    3 months' free membership to get started.

    When you submit a booking enquiry we'll automatically register you for a 3-month trial account. Or you can register any time. You are under no obligation to remain a member after the trial, although almost 85% do. Your investment to remain a member is from just $8 to $19 per month.

    What we do

    Travel expertise, personalised service and genuine value.

    We individually research and tailor the best-value holiday and travel packages for you. The advantage to you is that you receive exceptional value as well as personalised service to help you enjoy the best holiday and travel experiences possible. The real value to you is that you also pay the lowest prices.

    Travel club members

    The largest member discounts (GCash usage) are achieved on domestic and overseas travel with members often saving many thousands of dollars on a single trip. You can also potentially save hundreds of dollars off domestic accommodation packages of 3 nights or more.

    Learn how everything works...

    Getaway Cash (GCash) travel credits are our "discount currency". They are used to get you industry-wholesale pricing. Free Flights Vouchers are used on special promotional packages and most custom travel plans to discount flights. It is extremely rare that any retail travel seller can beat our prices. Feel free to challenge us with a competitor quote.

    To get a full understanding of how everything works please visit... Frequently asked questions + answers

    Who are our members?

    Travel planning

    The majority of our members are aged from 50 years because we make up the largest percentage of today's regular travellers. Our members are generally internet-savvy and they want the best value possible. Those who use our services know we deliver that in spades. They also value expert advice and we offer that as well.

    How to get pricing for a holiday...

    Either call us on 1800 669 579 or submit a booking enquiry online. We immediately assign your enquiry to the correct person for you. We will generally reply by email or SMS (text to your mobile phone) to let you know how and when your enquiry will be handled. We will usually get back to you on the same day, however if you are ready to book, subject to pricing, your enquiry gets priority.

    Reservations staff are available until 6.30pm week days (Queensland time) to assist with your enquiries.

    Online Booking Enquiry

    Where can I see a list of deals and travel packages?

    Use the Holiday Finder to view example packages. We list example tour, travel and accommodation packages to give you an idea of what we can offer. You can enquire about those or simply tell us where you would like to travel to and we'll put together the best-value package for you. Works perfectly.

    Use our expertise for professional travel planning.

    If you're planning a holiday that involves multiple components or destinations you will quickly discover that the self-serve, online environment will only give you headaches and will waste a lot of your time. Further, you might end up paying too much. We deal with travel all day, every day and we know how to ensure that you pay the lowest possible price and have a hassle-free holiday.

    Key point: As a member, you get our travel planning expertise without the big service fees charged by shop-front travel agents. Plus you only pay wholesale not retail.

    Can a friend or relative use my membership?

    Yes they can. He or she should submit a booking enquiry via the website and enter your membership number. In the message section they should simply state that they are using your membership with your permission. However, it is just as easy for them to register on a Travel Club Trial initially.