New York (and more!) is on sale this Fourth of July!

To celebrate the Fourth of July, America’s biggest national holiday with all the pie-eating contests, fireworks and live performances that entails, we’ve round up the best holiday deals so you can set your sights on an epic adventure in the USA.


NYC is on sale with Virgin Australia and Delta

Land of the free, home of the brave. It’s the Fourth of July in the USA.  Virgin Australia and Delta Air Lines are celebrating with specials on flights and holiday packages to the Big Apple. Flights from $1,199 departing Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne to New York City via Los Angeles and 10% off NYC holidays.

Are you a Velocity Member? Earn from 9,628 Velocity Points and 60 Status Credits. Hurry, sale ends midnight Tuesday 17 July, 2018. (T&Cs applies)

Head to Virgin Australia for more information and to book.


See the real Brooklyn with a one-of-a-kind tour

Are you looking for a fun, adventure-packed bus tour that will take you to the iconic landmarks, movie locations and the best food that Brooklyn has to offer while also making you feel like part of the family? Then look no further than A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours!

We don’t just show you around Brooklyn – we ARE Brooklyn.

Our guides are born, bred, and live in the borough, so we’ll give you the genuine Brooklyn experience you’re looking for!

Whether you’re looking for something to do with the whole family, a group of friends or are travelling solo you’ll feel like a friend is taking you around Brooklyn. You’ll leave the tour with a newfound appreciation for one of the most amazing places in the United States and memories that will last a lifetime.

For an exciting, authentic tour experience, look no further! Your feet will thank you too as you relax on a plush tour bus, rain or shine!


Experience the Real America, for less, with Trafalgar

North America might be known for its dazzling attractions and larger-than-life landscapes, but go beyond its epic proportions and you’ll find that the most rewarding treasures are to be found in its people. Join us as we unearth the local stories of the USA and Canada on a collection of real Trafalgar experiences that you won’t find anywhere else.

From sampling fresh, organic cuisine at a local farm in Hawaii to hearing stories of the world’s greatest boxer, Muhammad Ali from the champ’s own family members, Trafalgar offers you The Real America in all its supersized glory.

Dive Into Culture with an array of unforgettable experiences including a chance to indulge your inner country music fan with stories of Johnny Cash in Nashville, and a performance of his tunes by his son or granddaughter on Tastes and Sounds of The South or Connect With Locals at an award winning winery in the Californian countryside, with owner Karen showing you the art of olive oil making on Coastal California with Yosemite National Park.

Enjoy the best of the USA on Tastes and Sounds of the South

Early payment discount NOW: $3,685.50 per person

WAS: $4,095 per person. SAVE: $409.50 per person

Live The Good Life in the Americas with Trafalgar

For more information and to book, visit


See the best Colorado has to offer

From the Rocky Mountains to the Great Plains, Colorado is a place for unparalleled adventure. Now all you need is an itinerary…

Bordering Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Utah (it also touches Arizona at the famous Four Corners), Colorado is a Middle American state with immense character and an exhilarating history, with a rich Gold Rush heritage dating back to the 1800s and strong lineage to the Old Wild West.

However, where Colorado truly stands out from the crowd is within its picture-perfect landscape. Bountiful in mountains, forests, canyons, river plains and deserts, it’s an adventurer’s dream destination.

Shining a big spotlight on Colorado, we made it our mission to discover eight quirky and utterly unique things to do in Colorado


American Airlines will get you there

To celebrate American Independence Day on 4 July, the largest airline in the world is having a Big USA Sale, with discounts on fares to all US destinations.

With fares starting from $999 SYD to LA, why not explore more of the USA with these fantastic deals, and start your trip the moment you step on board?

American operates the state-of-the-art 787-9 Dreamliner on this daily service. You can choose from our Flagship Business cabin with lie-flat all aisle-access seats, and menu by Celebrity chef Sean Connolly, Premium economy with all the premium extras, or our Main cabin products, offering International Wi-Fi, power outlets at every seat, and over 1,000 entertainment options.

American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,200 flights per day to nearly 354 destinations in more than 56 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C.

For more information and to book contact American Airlines


Forget Hollywood, it’s all about Southern California

If you’re looking for a true taste of the golden-tinged, palm-fringed good life, it’s hard to beat Southern California.

Here, you’ll discover perfect stretches of coastline, unique cuisine, an incredible range of cultural attractions and influences, non-stop nightlife and – most importantly – the intangible, laidback SoCal vibe that imbues this sought-after, sunbathed region with a special kind of magic. Let the good times roll as you uncover the Five Southern California hot spots locals want to keep a secret.