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South Pacific Island Nations Entry Requirements

Norfolk Island: Norfolk Island is now part of Australia. The preferred documentation for entry to Norfolk Island is an Australian Passport, however valid Australian Issue Drivers Licences are also accepted. Departures are from the Brisbane and Sydney International Airports or domestic airports if connecting.

Lord Howe Island: Lord Howe Island is part of New South Wales and is considered a Domestic Departure. You are able to check in for your flight with a valid Australia ID or passport.

Fiji: Australian passport holders visiting Fiji, travelling as a tourist, are not required to obtain a visa for stays less than 4 months if on arrival you have: 1) A passport valid for at least six months from the departure of your holiday with two blank pages, 2) Hold proof of sufficient funds for your holiday & 3) Hold proof of onward/return flights.

Cook Islands: Australian passport holders visiting The Cook Islands, travelling as a tourist, are not required to obtain a visa for stays less than 31 days if on arrival you have: 1) A passport valid for at least six months from the departure of your holiday with two blank pages, 2) Hold proof of sufficient funds for your holiday & 3) Hold proof of onward/return flights.

Vanuatu: Australian passport holders visiting Vanuatu, travelling as a tourist, are not required to obtain a visa for stays less than 30 days if on arrival you have: 1) A passport valid for at least six months on entry with two blank pages, 2) Hold proof of sufficient funds for your holiday & 3) Hold proof of on-ward/return flights.

Samoa: Australian passport holders visiting Samoa, travelling as a tourist, are not required to obtain a visa for stays less than 60 days if on arrival you have: 1) A passport valid for at least six months on entry with two blank pages, 2) Hold proof of sufficient funds for your holiday & 3) Hold proof of on-ward/return flights

Tahiti: Australian passport holders visiting Tahiti, travelling as a tourist, are not required to obtain a visa for stays less than 3 months if on arrival you have: 1) A passport valid for at least six months on entry with two blank pages, 2) Hold proof of sufficient funds for your holiday & 3) Hold proof of on-ward/return flights.

Niue: Australian passport holders visiting Niue, travelling as a tourist, are not required to obtain a visa for stays less than 30 days if on arrival you have: 1) A passport valid for at least six months on entry with two blank pages, 2) Hold proof of sufficient funds for your holiday & 3) Hold proof of on-ward/return flights.

Solomon Islands: Australian passport holders visiting The Solomon Islands, travelling as a tourist, are not required to obtain a visa for stays less than 90 days if on arrival you have: 1) A passport valid for at least six months on entry with two blank pages, 2) Hold proof of sufficient funds for your holiday & 3) Hold proof of onward/return flights.

Tonga: Australian passport holders visiting Tonga, travelling as a tourist, are not required to obtain a visa for stays less than 30 days if on arrival you have: 1) A passport valid for at least six months on entry with two blank pages, 2) Hold proof of sufficient funds for your holiday & 3) Hold proof of on-ward/return flights.

New Caledonia: Australian passport holders visiting New Caledonia, travelling as a tourist, are not required to obtain a visa for stays less than 90 days if on arrival you have: 1) A passport valid for at least six months on entry with two blank pages, 2) Hold proof of sufficient funds for your holiday & 3) Hold proof of onward/return flights.

Pitcairn Island: Australian passport holders visiting Pitcairn Island, travelling as a tourist, are not required to obtain a visa for stays less than 90 days if on arrival you have: 1) A passport valid for at least six months on entry with two blank pages, 2) Hold proof of sufficient funds for your holiday & 3) Hold proof of onward/return flights.

This information is provided as a guide only for Australian Passport Holders. For more information please visit www.dfat.gov.au or www.smarttraveller.gov.au. It is the responsibility of the passport holder to ensure they have the correct and valid documentation to holiday in their desired destination.

Updated: 2019
Wave Hospitality Group T/a Spacifica Travel
Level 1 / 345 Ann Street, Brisbane, 4000, GPO Box 1973, Brisbane, Qld, 4001 Ph. 07 3337 8515 Fax. 07 3221 7899 Email: res@spacificatravel.com Travel License TAG 1626; ABN 61 087 521 355; IATA 0235948 6 and TCF 4/7358.

Spacifica Travel Conditions

The following conditions should be read carefully as they incorporate the basis upon which bookings are undertaken. By paying a deposit we understand that you have read and accept these conditions. These are the current terms and conditions and replace any other terms or conditions previously published. Spacifica Travel act in good faith however terms and conditions may change within the validity period. For the most current up to date versions agents and passengers should refer to our website at www.spacificatravel.com

1. How to Make a Booking: Call one of our specialist consultants who will assist you in making a reservation. Please note that all reservations are subject to availability at the time of booking. All verbal quotes are accurate at time of quoting and are subject to change until a booking is paid in full.

2. General Conditions: Spacifica Travel act as an agent only for the airline, accommodation, tour and transportation companies providing services. Some events are beyond our control and we accept no liability caused directly or indirectly by such, including, but not limited to: war, terrorism, civil disturbance, fire, floods, acts of God, and acts of Government or of any other authorities, accident to or failure of machinery or equipment or industrial action. Additionally, we make no representation as to the safety or conditions that any destination offers. Whilst acting in good faith we are subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by suppliers involved in your travel booking, some of which limit or exclude liability in respect of death, personal injury, delay and loss or damage to baggage. We do not accept responsibility for injury, inconvenience, loss, damages, and delay to per-sons or property, or for related expenses on the part of employees, agents or individuals providing travel service. Furthermore we do not accept responsibility for any loss, damage, delay, injury, and inconvenience or for any related expense for any omission, error or any misleading statement or information contained in this brochure. The issuance and acceptance of any tickets, service vouchers or exchange orders is deemed as passenger consent to these conditions. It may be necessary for airline/port/government agencies to search you and/or your luggage and goods. Airline operators reserve the right to deny boarding or to disembark any person in possession of illicit substances. When passengers themselves make own arrangements for portions of their holiday in conjunction with an Spacifica Travel, they should ensure the chosen means of transport is scheduled to adequately connect with Spacifica Travel arrangements, and that we are made aware at the time of the reservation. We will not be held responsible for any unforeseen circumstances that necessitate any changes to your travel arrangements. Passengers with disabilities or requiring assistance should advise us at the time of reservation. Most suppliers have certain facilities available for people with disabilities or who require assistance. Please ask for details of such facilities if you have any special needs.

3. Travel Documents, Visas and Health: When required, each passenger must possess a passport with at least 6 months validity beyond the date of return, and be familiar with visa requirements, taking responsibility for obtaining all entry, exit, re-entry, health and other documents required by laws, regulations, orders, demands or requirements of the countries visited or transited. We cannot accept responsibility for failure to have correct travel information. Travel advice can be obtained from various sources, including local government, local consular offices and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website: https://smartraveller.gov.au. Passengers should also be familiar with health requirements and the DFAT website also has a section on Travel Health or passengers can seek advice from their doctor.

4.1 Payments by Direct Deposits or Electronic Funds Transfer: Payments to Wave Hospitality Group Pty Ltd Client Funds Trust Account; Commonwealth Bank; BSB 064-000 A/C NO. 14354996. Cleared funds are required for ticketing, please factor in an extra 3 working days for transfers between banking systems.

4.2 Payments by Credit Card: The prices shown on flyers, brochures and website are for payments by cash. Addition-al Credit Card Service Fees will be applied to the dollar amount paid by credit or charge card. Our scale of these fees will be: Visa and MasterCard 1.5%; American Express and Diners Card 3%. Fees apply to the total invoiced amount and added to the booking at time of payment.

4.3 Payments by Cheque: Payments made via cheque may only be xxx if Payments to Wave Hospitality Group Pty Ltd Client Funds Trust Account, Please post to Spacifica Travel, GPO Box 1973, Brisbane, Qld, 4001.

Wave Hospitality Group T/a Spacifica Travel
Level 1 / 345 Ann Street, Brisbane, 4000, GPO Box 1973, Brisbane, Qld, 4001 Ph. 07 3337 8515 Fax. 07 3221 7899 Email: res@spacificatravel.com Travel License TAG 1626; ABN 61 087 521 355; IATA 0235948 6 and TCF 4/7358.
 
 Cleared funds are required for ticketing, please factor in an extra 7 working days for transfers between banking system. Please note deposits which include payment of air-fares cannot be paid by cheque.

4.4 Payments by Cash: Payment can be made in cash at our Head Office - 1/345 Ann Street, Brisbane between 10am – 4.00pm after a confirmed meeting is arranged.

5. Prices: Any quote is an estimate only of price, which will be subject to availability at the time of booking. All verbal / written quotes are accurate at time of quoting and are subject to change until a booking is paid in full. Prices do not include meals, airport transfers, and sightseeing tours unless otherwise stated. They also exclude personal expenditure such as insurance, laundry, telephone calls, emergency evacuation costs, drinks, excess baggage, passport, visa fees, gratuities, and travel costs in Australia to the point of international departure.
stated. Special offers are released frequently but may change without notice please ask for the latest special flyers or visit our website at www.spacificatravel.com

6. Price Validity: In published flyers or brochures validity dates may vary from brochure to brochure - if in doubt please check that the brochure you are planning from is current. All prices quoted are in Australian dollars, based on foreign currency tariffs and taxes published as at the quote issue date. If foreign currency rates were to fluctuate, then a re-costing may be necessary. Prices are valid for travel as specified and are indicative only based on per person per night assuming twin share unless otherwise stated. Special offers are released frequently but may change without notice please ask for the latest special flyers or visit our website at www.spacificatravel.com

7. Deposit for Packaged Holidays: For bookings made more than 60 days before departure or 90 days for Tahiti, a deposit of $200 per person as well as any applicable airfare is required within 3 days of written confirmation. For bookings within 60 days of departure or 90 days for Tahiti, full payment is required before confirmation of booking can be given. We also reserve the right to pass on the specific deposit requirement from suppliers both land and air. If for any reason the deposit is not received by the due date we reserve the right to cancel the booking as hotels, resorts and suppliers may impose strict deposit and booking terms. A deposit holds services requested but does not guarantee prices. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.

8. Balance Of Payment For Packaged Holidays: The final balance of payment will be confirmed at the time of booking however in general the balance of payment is due 60 days prior to departure, or 90 days for Tahiti. If for any rea-son the balance of monies is not received by the due date, we reserve the right to cancel the booking and apply the deposit against cancellation fees and other charges incurred on the passenger's behalf.

9. Amendment and Re-issue Fees: A fee of $50 per person is payable for changes made after a booking has been con-firmed and will apply once a deposit is paid, as well as any re-issue or amendment charges applied by airlines or suppliers. Re-issue means altering an existing booking, not a transfer to another package wherein cancellation fees may apply (Refer 11).

10. Cancellations Packaged Holidays: Cancellation requests must be received in writing by post or email to sales@spacificatravel.com during business hours. Your cancellation request will be acknowledged however please note we apply reasonable professional service fees, plus any charge levied by suppliers, which can be up to 100% depending on each supplier's rules. For cancellations made after a deposit is made on file, a full loss of deposit will be incurred. Once final payment has been made, a cancellation fee of $300 per person will apply plus any fees levied by airlines and suppliers.

11. Cancellations and Changes Made by Suppliers: If a Third Party Travel Provider changes any part of your booking for reasons beyond its control, for example, if a Third Party Travel Provider changes its schedules, overbooks, or if there are any changes in applicable surcharges, fees or taxes, we will use our reasonable endeavours to notify you. If any such changes result in your Travel Product costing more or otherwise being materially different, then you may cancel the Travel Product and we will refund any monies already paid less any fees charged by us under these terms and conditions (refer 10.1) and by the Third Party Travel Providers under the terms and conditions you agreed with them.
Wave Hospitality Group T/a Spacifica Travel
Level 1 / 345 Ann Street, Brisbane, 4000, GPO Box 1973, Brisbane, Qld, 4001 Ph. 07 3337 8515 Fax. 07 3221 7899 Email: res@spacificatravel.com Travel License TAG 1626; ABN 61 087 521 355; IATA 0235948 6 and TCF 4/7358.

12. Refunds: Once the reservation we have booked for you commences, no refunds can be made for any unused services whether by choice or circumstance.

13. Passenger Names and Contacts: Spacifica Travel require the following details for booking: full name and gender as appears in passport, date of birth, passport number, place of issue and expiry date and a telephone number or address where passengers can be reached if necessary within 24 hrs prior to departure. It is the passenger's responsibility that these details are recorded correctly. Name changes after a booking will incur amendment fees and may also mean having to cancel the original booking and the resultant loss of the airline seat/s. Any request for name or initial changes after documents have been issued has the same risks and also attracts ticket re-issue charges. All groups must provide a rooming list with above details at time of payment of final monies.

14. Airlines: In addition to these booking conditions Airlines also provide additional detailed travel conditions with their paper or e-tickets. Spacifica Travel will base our costs and invoices on airfare classes as per the quote provided.

15. Baggage: Please check baggage allowances applied by airlines, cruise companies and coach operators prior to travel. Baggage allowances vary depending on the airline and destination.

16. Taxes and Levies: Legislation requires us to collect from you the taxes and levies controlled by the airline, government or airport authorities. These costs may change without notice at any time up until departure. Full payment of your holiday does not exempt you from implementation of additional charges outside of our control. We will offer advice in this regard, but regret we do not control, nor will we be held responsible for any government's taxes, levies and airport charges. All Australian and foreign country departure taxes that are payable prior to departure will be shown on your airline ticket. Some countries charge departure tax upon departure and some airports charge a small Airport Improvement fee which must be paid at that airport on departure.

17. Privacy Laws: The client acknowledges that he/she will provide us from time to time with information about the client of a personal nature (“Personal Information”). The client consents to us using any personal information for the purposes of making and completing airline bookings and travel related arrangements on behalf of the client. Spacifica Travel will only discuss booking information with travelling passengers directly and not with any third party.

18. Travel Insurance: It is a condition of sale of our holidays that passengers are offered their choice of adequate travel insurance for their protection. Some island destinations can be subject to aircraft diversions in extreme weather conditions or other circumstances, which can cause major disruption to schedules. Passengers electing not to take Travel Insurance need to advise us of this and accept responsibility for their own costs or losses sustained in the event the travel arrangements are disrupted. Note that in many cases, cancellation costs may be claimed against your insurance.

19. Website and Brochure: The product descriptions, maps and images of accommodation and services in our current Website and Brochures are based on information provided by tourist offices, hotels and suppliers, and are not the opinion of Spacifica Travel. The facilities are subject to change at any time and we do not guarantee the standard, class, or fitness for purpose of that accommodation or service. Maps are shown for general information and may not reflect actual locations or services provided. Images show geographic areas, but are not necessarily included in the holiday. Hotel room images are representative only; actual rooms occupied may vary in décor and inclusions.

21. Not Happy?: If you are dissatisfied with an aspect of your holiday it is vital that you advise the supplier’s duty manager (not just reception or tour guide) of your dissatisfaction and they will try to solve the problem for you on the spot. If you are unable to get satisfaction from management you should immediately notify Spacifica Travel, preferably in writing, stating your reasons, and we will act immediately to assist you. Upon return, any complaint should be put in writing to Spacifica Travel within 10 days together with supporting documentation. Our Norfolk Island clients should contact 54400 whilst on the island for immediate assistance.

Wave Hospitality Group T/a Spacifica Travel
Level 1 / 345 Ann Street, Brisbane, 4000, GPO Box 1973, Brisbane, Qld, 4001 Ph. 07 3337 8515 Fax. 07 3221 7899 Email: res@spacificatravel.com Travel License TAG 1626; ABN 61 087 521 355; IATA 0235948 6 and TCF 4/7358.
 

Pacific Resort Rarotonga


The island paradise of Rarotonga is legendary for its beauty. The mountainous peaks of the inner island are surrounded by spectacularly beautiful beaches and stunning lagoons of crystal clear water. The most beautiful of these is in Muri, and it is here that Pacific Resort Rarotonga is located.

This 4-star boutique resort is superbly situated on 5.5 acres of manicured beachfront grounds, offering guests unrivalled access to Muri Beach and Lagoon with beachfront dining options at Sandals Restaurant, or Barefoot Bar. The traditional thatched roof design of the resort’s buildings and tropical gardens ensure it blends organically into the picturesque environment of Muri our beach.

During your stay you may choose to spend lazy days basking in the sun and exploring Muri Lagoon, or make use of the many activities on offer that include paddle boarding, kayaking, and windsurfing. Spend time on Pacific Resort Rarotonga’s glass-bottom lagoon cruiser, Moana Roa, which offers a lagoon tour of the best snorkelling spots in the area. Adventurous guests may be tempted to try kite surfing lessons which are available from friendly local operaters scattered along Muri Beach. 

Pacific Resort Rarotonga is an ideal location for those looking for a relaxing holiday getaway suitable for the whole family. The safe, shallow lagoon is perfect for children and adults alike to swim in. Our daily complimentary Beach Hut Kids Club provies hands-on cultural and outdoors-focused activities for children aged 6-12 years.

At Pacific Resort Rarotonga, a perfect blend of contemporary facilities and traditional Cook Islands hospitality makes for an experience which, when mixed with the exquisite natural beauty of Muri Beach, creates a recipe for relaxation that cannot be beaten. By the end of your stay you’ll be renewed, refreshed and above all determined to return.

ACCOMMODATION

With a collection of 64 studios, suites, family rooms and two or three-bedroom villas, there is an accommodation option to suit all needs. Each room is tastefully decorated in a contemporary Polynesian style and overlooks either flourishing tropical gardens or the gorgeous beach and lagoon. 

All Rooms Feature:

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • in room safe

Standard Studio Room: The Standard Studio Rooms form part of a two story block complex, offering a first floor unit with balcony and garden views, or a ground level unit with garden patio. These rooms offer the perfect mix of convenience and privacy, with your cosy retreat being in close proximity to resort facilities such as Sandals Restaurant & Bar, Muri Beach and pool - all just a short stroll along the garden path. Each air conditioned room features a private balcony or garden patio, basic kitchen facilities including microwave, mini-fridge, tea & coffee making facilities. Laundry facilities are also conveniently located within the complex. There are 8 Standard Studio Rooms in the property.

Standard Family Room: The Standard Family Room forms part of a two story block offering a first floor unit with balcony and garden views, or a ground level unit with garden patio. Located in the heart of the resort, they are conveniently situated near Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar with the family friendly pool and crystal waters of Muri Beach just a short stroll along the garden path. Each air conditioned room features a private balcony or garden patio, one bathroom and two bedrooms with basic kitchen facilities, microwave, mini-fridge, tea & coffee making facilities and a separate lounge room. Laundry facilities are also conveniently located within the complex. There are 8 Standard Family Rooms in the property.

Premium Garden Suite: Ideally located in the heart of the resort, the Premium Garden Suite is just a short walk from Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar, Muri Beach and the resort swimming pool. The gardens that surround this room create a feeling of privacy and seclusion, providing guests with a sense of true island escape. Suites are open plan and decorated in contemporary style enriched with traditional Cook Islands elegance. Each air conditioned suite includes a furnished patio and outdoor area, a spacious modern bathroom, open plan living space complete with bedroom and stylish living area, kitchen facilities including toaster, mini fridge with tea & coffee making facilities, as well as a flat screen TV. There are 14 Premium Garden Suites in the property.

Beachfront Suite: The Beachfront Suite is the perfect accommodation choice for the ultimate beach getaway. These spacious ground or first floor suites allow you to enjoy ocean views from the privacy of your personal patio, or overlook the lagoon from your private deck. Sliding glass doors allow the sunlight and ocean breeze to fill the room, creating the perfect feeling of relaxation and escape. Each suite features air conditioning, flat screen TV and are an open plan suite complete with basic kitchen facilities including a mini fridge, toaster and tea & coffee making facilities. Microwave and electric frying pan are also available upon request. Laundry facilities are conveniently located within each block. There are 15 Beachfront Suites in the property.

Premium Family Room: All Premium Family Rooms are single level abodes, complete with private patio area and outdoor furniture. The lush gardens offer privacy and beauty, creating the perfect atmosphere of serenity and relaxation. Each air conditioned room features two private patios complete with outdoor furnishings, a large modern bathroom and an open-plan suite layout with a flat screen TV, digital room safes and basic kitchen facilities including toaster, mini fridge and tea & coffee making facilities. There are 12 Premium Family Rooms in the property.

Premium Garden Villa: The Premium Garden Villa is the perfect option for a family or group island retreat. They are fully self contained and are designed in a way that is perfect for both entertaining and relaxing. Located in the gardens, these rooms are in close proximity to resort facilities such as Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar and the pristine white sands of Muri Beach - all just as short walk down the garden path. Each self contained villa features a private courtyard, covered outside dining area with the option of BBQ hire, two bedrooms, each with a private ensuite, air conditioning, flat screen TV, digital room safe and a fully equipped kitchen. There are 4 Premium Garden Villas in the property.

Premium Lagoon View Villa: Privately located with easy access to the beach, the Lagoon View Villas are spacious and inviting, boasting beautiful views across the lagoon. These self contained villas offer large living areas, with a unique mezzanine lounge nestled beneath a high ceiling, and contemporary style enriched with touches of traditional Cook Island design. The Lagoon View Villas are stand alone multi-level buildings (with a master bedroom and ensuite upstairs and second and third bedrooms downstairs). Villa's contain 32” flat screen TV with in-house channels, iPod docking station, private laundry facilities, a full kitchen and bar and their own private outdoor courtyard. There are Premium Lagoon View Villas in the property.

Premium Beachfront Villa: The Beachfront Villa is our premiere accommodation option, perfect for families or travelling couples desiring spacious island living. This self contained villa offers a prime beachfront location, modern luxury, and contemporary style enriched with touches of traditional Cook Island design. This exclusive three bedroom Beachfront Villa is a stand alone multi-level building containing two bathrooms, 32” flat screen TV with in-house channels, iPod docking station, private laundry facilities, full kitchen and bar and private courtyard with BBQ hire available. There is 1 Beachfront Villa in the property.

DINING

Sandals Restaurant: Enjoy beachfront dining with your toes in the sand at Sandals Restaurant, offering Pacific Rim recipes using the freshest local ingredients. Reservations are essential to avoid disappointment.

Barefoot Bar: For the very best of casual beachside dining, Barefoot Bar is the place to be, with local and imported beverages, daily cocktail specials and happy hours, and an all day menu selection.

FACILITIES

  • Swimming Pool
  • WiFi
  • Self-service laundry
  • Two restaurants
  • Bar
  • Kids Club
  • Day Spa
  • Transit Lounge
  • Car rental facilities
  • Gift Shop/Boutique
  • Babysitting facilities

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Check In: 2.00pm
Check Out: 10.00am

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