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SELF DRIVE TASMANIA we are Tassie specialists!

HOLIDAYS DIRECT DISCOUNT GUARANTEE
Book any 7 Night or longer TasVacations package with us and you will receive a 5% discount off the best available price for car hire, accommodation and most sightseeing activities. PLUS recive a free travel satchel, statewide visitor guide and touring map.
CHAT WITH AN EXPERT call 1300 300 633 or email for information, quotes and bookings.

TAS VACATIONS PACKAGES

TasVacations packages are a good way of getting great value on car hire and accommodation when purchased together, or even Spirit of Tasmania and accommodation for those wishing to bring their own car.

Select from our readymade TasVacations packages that offer fantastic experiences or build your own package by creating your very own travel package. All packages can be extended as well, so feel free to build onto our standard packages if required.

All 7 night or longer packages include:

  • ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights or longer quality accommodation with a choice of style or group chain
  • CAR HIRE: 7 days or longer all inclusive car hire with Budget, Thrifty or Redspot
  • TRAVEL SATCHEL: Bonus gift for our TasVacations clients
  • TOURING MAP: Receive a quality large fold-out touring map
  • VISITOR GUIDE: Receive an official visitor guide to the regions you wil be visiting.
  • CONFIDENCE: Tailor made Tasmanian Holidays - Book with the experts!
  • BONUS DISCOUNT: 5% discount off the land components in your package ie. car, accom + tours
  • Build your own or select one of our readymade packages (see below)

CLICK on the images below to browse through the suggested package

Wicked Weekend Hobart

Whisky Trail from TasVacations

Family Getaway from TasVacations

Cabin Stay from TasVacations

Coastal or Wilderness Wanderer package from TasVacations

Southern Escape package from TasVacations

 

FAQ

Can I build my own package holiday or do I have stick to your pre-packaged itinerary?
Yes of course, you can mix and match as much as you like. You can choose where you want to go and for how many nights. You can choose the style and level of accommodation and it's ok to have some budget and some up-market. However there is an added saving if we can keep 3 nights or more with properties in Tasmania that belong to the same chain/group.
I have no idea where to go or what to see, can you help me build a package that suits me?
Yes absolutely, we are "Tassie" specialists and are happy to help plan an itinerary that best suits your expectations. We will discuss with you such things as: your budget, any must-see attractions or places, accommodation preferences if any ie. cabin, motel, self-contained apartment, heritage, modern etc or maybe you are happy to "mix n match". We will then prepare an itinerary that is a good "starting point" for you - of course at this stage you can make any changes, additions, deletions etc and we are happy to work with you to get it "just right" for you!
Can I take my own car and do you book Spirit of Tasmania?

Yes, you can take your car and we can book Spirit of Tasmania. We can either create your very own package from scratch or amend any of our existing 7, 8, 10 or 14 night packages. It's easy, we simply remove the car hire component, add in Spirit of Tasmania reservations and recalculate the package price.

Can you help me with a campervan/motorhome rental?
Yes, we have a range of options available for campervan or motorhome hire. Plus we can help you purchase a National Parks Pass and most sightseeing options including the iVenture Card at discounted rates.
Can you help me add flights into any package?
Yes, we can easily add in flights to any package we prepare for you. Alternatively you can book your own if you prefer.
Can I book sightseeing tours and attractions with you and will I get a discount on them too?
Yes we can book most sightseeing tours, cruises and attractions all at our discounted rate. We do recommend that you pre-book if you know you want to do a sightseeing tour or cruise as they have a limited number of seats. This is particularly true in high season. If you aren't sure what's available then please speak to us for advice and recommendations.
I don't know how many nights I should do?

This will depend upon your budget, how much time you have and what your expectations are, but 10 nights is our recommended minimum. Following is a guide to what you can achieve in the various timeframes:

A holiday of 7 nights or more in Tassie allows you to explore most of the state in a circle trip if you choose, or for some, just one week is barely enough to get them around half or one area of the state.

Often first-time visitors will opt for the circle trip, showing them briefly most of the popular areas. On their second or third visit, they have found some favourite spots that they choose to have a longer stay at, or want to explore wilderness areas off the beaten track which the first trip did not allow time for. If you have 10 nights or more, you can have a longer relaxed stay in some areas, or perhaps explore further outside of the general tourist route.

For honeymooning couples or for those wanting something a bit more special, the Island Indulgence package is a favourite. For families, couples and everything else in-between, our 7 day Adventurer, 10 day Explorer and 14 Night packages can suit you. These packages can include budget motel stays, apartments, hotels and family units of varying standards.

Why should I pre-book my accommodation?

We often get asked this question by clients who prefer to "do their own thing" without too many constraints. Unfortunately this can can lead to frustration and disappointment when problems occur in securing last-minute accommodation.

Remember, Tasmania is extremely popular, particularly at certain times of the year. Plus you don't want to be spending your valuable sightseeing time driving around looking for a place to stay for the night. We can put together a good itinerary package for you that takes all that uncertainty away!

Can you help me find an escorted bus tour?
Yes we have a number of excellent escorted tour companies that we can book for - all at our special discounted rates. These include: AATKings, Evergreen, Scenic and APT.
I have a group that wants to travel to Tasmania, can you help me plan and organise the trip?

Through our association with TasVacations we can offer VIP Group tours for small and large groups wishing to travel together for a special event or common interest. We provide pre & post conference tours, club tours and other special group tours at reasonable prices.  We can include some or all meals, attractions, tours, accommodation, quality coaches with qualified and experienced drivers.

TasVacations has been proud to assist with the coordination of many car club tours of Tasmania. The Car Clubs have received so much enjoyment from our touring roads and Tasmanian hospitality that many clubs return on a regular basis. If you would like further information for your car club's next touring package, please contact us for a free dvd with brochure pack.

Plus we will provide a further bonus discount off the group package price.

Do I need travel insurance even though I am travelling in Australia?

Yes, we recommend travel insurance and we have teamed with QBE Travel Insurance to bring you a range of Travel insurance products that are designed to offer comprehensive cover for both the domestic and overseas traveller. Our standard discount off travel insurance is 25% however we will increase this to 35% if you book your Tasmanian holiday with us.

Comprehensive policies include a level of cover for car hire rental excess and cancellation. To decide if a policy is right for you, please carefully read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement and Policy Wording available by following the link: www.qbetravelinsurance.com.au/holiday

Terms, conditions and acceptance criteria apply. Cover limits apply as set out in the policy wording. This material does not take into account your personal needs, objectives and financial circumstances and you should consider whether it is appropriate for you. Please read the Product Disclosure Statement available from TasVacations to decide if the product is right for you.

Insurance issued by QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited ABN 78 003 191 035 (AFSL 239545).

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