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To celebrate Tigerair’s new direct services between Brisbane and the Whitsundays, the airline, with support from Whitsunday Regional Council, is offering five families an overnight trip to Brisbane next week.
Departing onboard Tigerair’s inaugural Whitsundays-Brisbane service on Thursday 23 March, winners will be transferred to the SkyPoint Observation Deck at the top of the Gold Coast’s iconic Q1 building upon arrival for an afternoon of sightseeing.
Winners will then be treated to a night’s accommodation at the brand new ibis Styles Elizabeth Street in Brisbane before returning home courtesy of Tigerair on the morning of Friday 24 March.
Whitsunday Regional Council Mayor Andrew Willcox is urging the community to nominate a family who deserves a special time out by 9am Monday 20 March.
“This is a great opportunity to recognise a family who is doing it tough, and who maybe hasn’t the means or occasion to travel away together on holiday,” he said today.
“All you have to do is visit our website Your Say Whitsunday and complete the short form, and they will go into the running for a free trip.”
“We all know a family who deserves a break, and we want the community to get involved and nominate.”
Visit Council’s engagement website Your Say Whitsunday at http://yoursay.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au to find out more and complete the short nomination form.
From 23 March, Tigerair is launching four weekly return services between Brisbane and the Whitsunday Coast, which will bring an additional 37,000 visitor seats through Whitsunday Coast Airport each year.
Tigerair Australia had the lowest cancellation rate of all major domestic airlines in 2015/16 and was also the most punctual low cost carrier over the same period of time.
Fares between Brisbane and Whitsundays with Tigerair will be regularly available from $79*.
Over the last year, Council’s proactive collaborations have resulted in new routes and extra flights on established routes, making Whitsunday Coast Airport the only regional airport south of Townsville with direct flights into Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
The additional 240,000 domestic visitor seats annually will bring more than $160 million in increased economic spend into the Whitsunday Region.