Get going: Singapore on the cards

Sentosa Singapore resort.
GO NOW
SINGAPORE
Sink into the five-star Sentosa Singapore Resort and save 18 per cent, with Wi-Fi and breakfast included. Book and stay by May 31, and you can layby your holiday for a $5 deposit. From $1174 a room, four nights. 1800 359 769, lowcostholidays.com.au.

VICTORIA
Stay in Kyneton - some say Victoria's hippest country town - and get two nights for the price of one, and a bottle of wine. The new Piper and Powlett B&B can be rented as a one, two or three-bedroom house. From $460, one bedroom, two nights midweek, until April 28. 0409 157 857, piperandpowlett.com.au.

GO SOON
GERMANY
Book your German Rail Pass by April 30 and save 20 per cent. Choose German Rail Pass that gives you five or 10 days' travel within one month throughout the country. Available in first and second classes for travel until May 31. From $253 a person, five-day pass, second class. raileurope.com.au.

NSW
Hit the road to discover regional NSW in a Maui motorhome and save up to 25 per cent on pick-ups or drop-offs in Sydney. The Beach motorhome (sleeps four) costs from $146 a day, minimum five days. Book by June 26 for travel May 1-June 30. 1300 363 800, maui.com.au.

GO LATER
USA
Lounging, lizard style: Lizard Island, Queensland.
Cosy up for four nights in midtown Manhattan in the newly renovated Affinia 50 hotel, or any of the five Affinia hotels in NYC and Washington, DC, and you can save 20 per cent off the best available rate. Book by April 30 for stays until August 31; quote AUST14. 1800 174 962, affinia.com.

QUEENSLAND
See how the other half lives on luxurious Lizard Island and stay five nights, pay four. Includes flights to the island from Cairns and all meals and drinks. Book by June 15 for stays April 29-August 31. From $3139 a person, twin share. 1800 044 066, travel-associates.com.au.

TRAVEL WRITEAWAY
PEN PAL
Go old-school with this cute travel journal, which encourages kids to write about their travel adventures, be it a weekend at the beach or a round-the-world adventure. The hardcover journal prompts them to record what they ate, animals they saw, cool landmarks and there are stickers aplenty, to create a fantastic memento to look back over when they've traded sandcastles and hopscotch for Santorini and bar hopping. kikki.K Explore Travel Journal, $19.95.
See kikki-k.com, phone (03) 9645 6346.

Belinda Jackson's Get Going column is published every Sunday in Sydney's Sun-Herald newspaper.  

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