Dreaming of a faraway trip to the land Down Under? Summer is a great time to visit Australia and more gems in the neighboring South Pacific if you want to save a bundle. This exciting 7-night itinerary gets you a taste of an exciting Australian city, as well as a jaunt to New Zealand. Begin your trip with a 4-night stay in Australias Cairns, gateway city to the Great Barrier Reef. Located just one block from the Esplanade, the four-star Hotel Cairns offers upscale guestrooms within easy walking distance of fine shops and restaurants. Enjoy a full-day cruise to explore the vast underwater reefs just off the coast, and take advantage of the included 24-hour Smart Car rental to explore the regions remarkable rainforests. Next, youll fly straight to Auckland, New Zealands largest and most cosmopolitan city. Spend three nights at the four-star Skycity Hotel and youll have ample time to explore the areas gorgeous beaches. Priced from just $1,061, this affordable itinerary covers round-trip airfare from Los Angeles via Air New Zealand, flight from Cairns to Auckland, and all transfers. Normally priced at $2,372 per person, youll save 56 percent off rack rates if you book by June 30.