English Premier League Tour 2017

The Premier League just keeps getting more popular each year and once again we invite you to join us share in all the excitement and pulsating action of 4 top line matches (or more).  We start with the C’ship clash between Fulham & Blackburn, followed by West Ham v Man City, then Liverpool v Chelsea, Chelsea v Arsenal & Man United v Watford. See the itinerary for extra possible matches, subject to scheduling.

• Return Emirates flights (incl. taxes) from SYD or BNE to UK
• 14 nights hotel 3-4 star accommodation
• 14 breakfasts, plus several other meals and functions
• 3 nights own arrangements to explore at leisure
• Reserved match seats official club tickets to the 5 selected games
• Airport transfers in UK and rail to/from Liverpool
• Experienced tour host – Kerry Phillips
• Plus London Oyster Card, Hop-on/Hop-off bus sightseeing pass, match programs, tours of Stamford Bridge & Old Trafford and more.


 • Don’t need our Emirates flights or airport transfers? deduct $1,860pp
• 3 free nights – we can organise a side trip to suit if you wish

• Champions League & Europa Cup fixtures scheduled for 14/15/16 Feb… perhaps extend your stay?


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We’re Australia’s Best Travel Agency!

helloworld Hunter Travel Group (HTG) is proud to announce that we have been named Australia’s Best Retail Travel Agency at the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA), on Saturday night.

helloworld Hunter Winning this prestigious national award against the best agencies in the industry is something HTG is very proud of as a Newcastle owned and operated business and we cannot thank our clients enough for their support.

The NTIA is Australia’s leading travel industry event of the year celebrating the travel industry’s achievements and congratulating those companies who have excelled in travel. Other winners on the night included Qantas (Best Domestic Airline), Emirates (Best International Airline), APT were the big winners on the night with 3 awards (Best Cruise Operator International, Best Tour Operator Domestic and International) and our franchisor helloworld won Best Travel Agency Group beating other notable finalists including Flight Centre, Escape Travel, and Travellers Choice.

Brett Dann, Managing Director at HTG, says that winning this prestigious award against the best agencies in the industry is something HTG is very proud of,

“Over the past 15 years, HTG has established itself as an innovative, reliable and respected business that continues to get stronger each year. Our passionate and successful team is the backbone of our company and this award is a credit to their ongoing dedication and professionalism,” says Mr Dann.

“To achieve this type of recognition from industry peers at a national level is an absolute honour. It certainly reconfirms our philosophy and commitment to providing the best and most memorable travel experiences for our customers. I am extremely grateful to my team, suppliers, and clientele for their support and belief in our services.”

Elizabeth Gaines, CEO at Helloworld Limited, congratulates HTG on receiving national recognition at this year’s NTIA,

“I would like to congratulate and acknowledge HTG and all helloworld’s franchisees, members, consultants, managers and supply partners selected as winners and finalists on their achievements. By striving for excellence, backed by a strong and contemporary brand, we will continue to transform the travel experience for customers across the country,” says Ms Gaines.

HTG was the only Newcastle-based travel company selected as a finalist in its category from a national field of contenders, and is the first regional agent to win this top honour in more than 12 years.

HTG was founded in Newcastle in 1999 and is now one of Australia’s largest privately owned travel agency groups. With more than 100 employees, it has offices at Belmont, Charlestown, Glendale, Green Hills East Maitland, Kotara, Port Macquarie, Toronto, a head office location at Wickham (Newcastle), a groups & events travel division, Great Events, at Wickham and cruise specialist agency, Cruise Travel Centre, at Westfield Kotara. It also jointly owns eight travel centres in Tasmania with the Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania (RACT).

HTG’s nine agencies in the Hunter recently transitioned to the helloworld brand. Created by Helloworld Limited (formerly Jetset Travelworld Limited) the new, unified brand, is designed to bring together travel agency franchisees to create an extensive retail network and provide customers with access to talented travel professionals and the best travel technology.

Newcastle’s Largest Holiday & Cruise Expo to return in 2016!

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Be prepared for massive travel savings this coming January with the return of the hugely successful Newcastle Holiday & Cruise Expo – proudly hosted by Hunter Travel Group for 36 years!

The expo offers exclusive savings on flights, hotels, cruises, package deals and tours and lets you speak to the experts firsthand with over 70 representatives from the world’s top travel companies available on the day.

It’s an event not to be missed with tonnes of exclusive one-day-only travel deals, choose from one of four FREE Booking Bonuses*, our “Best price or travel free guarantee*”, free entry and free parking plus plenty of free travel presentations and giveaways throughout the day to keep your hunger for a great travel deal satisfied.

Our 2015 expo saw over 10,000 people walk through the door and we expect 2016 to be even bigger!

The 2016 helloworld Holiday & Cruise Expo – put it on your calendar as a must-see event!

When: Sunday 17th January 2016 10am-3pm

Where: Wests City (Formerly Newcastle Panthers), Union Street, Newcastle West – FREE ENTRY

Find out more at www.newcastletravelexpo.com

Lexus Melbourne Cup Day & AAMI Victoria Derby Day 2018

There’s no better place to be in November… as Australia’s greatest sporting and social event, the Melbourne Cup Carnival never fails to deliver excitement plus glamour, and the finest thoroughbred racing. 2018’s Lexus Melbourne Cup will not disappoint.  More than 300,000 keen enthusiasts attend the four feature race meetings, but limited numbers of us will have reserved seats in front of the winning post! So join us on our popular 5 night tour, enjoying both days.


  • Direct from Newcastle To Melbourne and return
  • 5  nights accommodation at Rydges Melbourne
  • Full Buffet Breakfast Daily
  • Gala Cup Function (Venue TBA)
  • Hill Or Lawn Stand Seats in front of winning post for both days
  • Melbourne Airport Transfers for those utilising our group flights
  • Race Day Transfers ensures a hassle free arrival at Flemington
  • Experienced Tour Hosts

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US Masters 2017

NOTE: This event has passed, however this information currently remains available as the basis for our 2018 tour. Check back soon for more details!


Get ready for the golfing trip of a lifetime! Join experienced US Masters Host and Golf Professional Kieran McMahon on this fully escorted tour to the 2017 US Masters.


  •  7 nights staying at Sleep Inn in Augusta (close to Augusta National Golf Course)
  • 4 days at the US Masters including the Tuesday practice round, Wednesday Par 3 Tournament, and Friday and Sunday Tournament rounds
  • 2 games of golf (Thursday and Saturday). Play South Carolina and Georgia’s best private golf courses including carts and lunch
  • Golf lessons (with Swing Video Analysis and Tour Presentation on CD)
  • Transfers to and from airports, hotels, golf courses and Augusta National
  • Buffet hot/cold breakfast each morning
  • Hospitality tickets to Azalea House during Masters Tournament (across road from Magnolia Drive) including food, drinks and entertainment throughout day and evening
  • Golf presentation Sunday night with BBQ dinner and drinks
  • Golf competitions and prizes
  • Personally escorted by experienced Masters tour guide and AAA rated Teaching/golf Professional Kieran McMahon

Ask us about our Pre Golf Masters Package to Chateau Elan and Post Masters Golf Package to Las Vegas!

Limited Places – Book Now!


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Great Events Golf Classic – May 12

Join ambassadors and footy legends Michael Hagan & Danny Buderus for the 2017 Great Events Golf Classic on Friday 12 May at The Vintage Golf Club (10:30am Shotgun Start), supporting the Hunter Prostate Cancer Alliance. It’s always a great day out at the Vintage, plenty of action and some incredible views, we hope to see you there.


  • 4 Person Team Stableford (with Singles)
  • 18 Holes with Cart
  • On course lunch
  • Huge trophy presentation
  • Drinks and canapes

$150* per person
$600* per team, or
$1000* per team with hole sponsorship

Plus there will be a lucky prize draw for a $1,000 travel voucher!*

Register your team today! Contact us for a sign-up form, or give us a call on 02 4940 2266.