Bridge & Wickers Foodie Fortnight

Bridge & Wickers, the specialist tour operator to Australia, is offering a terrific deal for anyone who books a holiday down under on or before Christmas Eve 2005.

One itinerary close to Square Meal's heart is the “Foodie Fortnight” – a two-week trip taking in the two cities that dominate Australia’s culinary scene, Melbourne and Sydney. Both cities are gastronomic hubs due to an abundance of superb produce, and the presence of internationally acclaimed and highly innovative chefs.

Seven nights will be spent in each city, giving travellers plenty of opportunity to explore their respective back gardens. In Sydney, for example, cross the Harbour Bridge and in less than two hours you’ll be in among the vineyards of the Hunter Valley, while from Melbourne there’s the opportunity to visit the Mornington Peninsula, which is fast becoming one of the foodie enclaves of Australia.

The “Foodie Fortnight” package starts from £1739 per person and includes flights on Qantas into Sydney, out of Melbourne and between the two cities, plus seven nights at The Sebel Pier One hotel in Sydney and seven nights at the Sebel Suites in Melbourne, with two days’ car hire in each city.

For every booking received and paid for before 24 December 2005, Bridge & Wickers will include either a mixed case of 12 Australian wines or a £100 voucher towards a meal at any Conran restaurant.

Call Bridge & Wickers on 020 7483 6555 or email for a copy of their brochure.

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