Accor Vacation Club Vacations Magazine, Edition 3, 2017 – December, 2017 Vacations Magazine (view here) is an Accor Vacation Club Members’ publication released biannually updating Members on new and exciting developments within the Club. In this issue: Craig Wood the Chief Executive Officer at Accor Vacation Club, gives an update you on the future of

Dear Member Services My family and I love the Accor Vacation Club. We recently enjoyed 7 nights in a 2 bedroom apartment at Turtle Beach Resort. It is in a great location. We enjoyed amazing weather which allowed us to walk a short distance to the beach every day. My son aged 3 loved building


Wednesday, 16 August 2017 by

Dear Members, It’s hard to believe we are already halfway through 2017, but I’m sure you will be happy to read in this edition what your Accor Vacation Club team has been doing this year to improve your Membership experience. We have almost completed the Club’s property refurbishment cycle, having this year finished a total

Where were you employed prior to joining the Accor Vacation Club family? I was working for Accor Hotels in Bali and had the opportunity of working closely with the Accor Vacation Club team during my tenure there. I was so overwhelmed with curiosity at what I saw that when the chance to transition over to

South America holds many once-in-a-lifetime destinations for the ultimate bucket list.  We have selected four of our favourite MUST SEE sights and regions. They include the spectacular Machu Picchu, the uniquely interesting Galapagos Islands, the majestic Iguazú Falls and the much under-rated region of Patagonia. Although seemingly remote, these locations are easily accessible as you

Been There Done That…

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 by

So, you’ve cruised to the South Pacific onboard one of the many ships now gracing Australia’s shores and you are wondering, where to now? Many Australians and New Zealanders take their first cruise to the South Pacific every year. It’s one of our most popular cruises, and many cruisers repeat the journey time and again

A cruise has much to make it the perfect holiday experience with all of your onboard accommodation, dining, entertainment and more included. Sometimes though, those little extras and incidentals can mount up – a deluxe coffee at breakfast, a massage or two in the luxury spa, dining at a speciality restaurant, extra drinks, bingo, the

Creating a design for the apartments at Coffs Harbour was a wonderful opportunity to showcase the grand size of these apartments and introduce luxurious furniture pieces. The addition of soft lighting effects have added that extra level of relaxation and enhanced the guest experience. Removing internal walls has opened up the living space, the majestic

A Place to Stay…in southern WA

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 by

3 great stays in WA! With Winter on our doorstep the cooler days have arrived. It’s time to start looking for places to use your points, so why not consider the Southern region of Western Australia. The region has a wide variety of places to see and explore, perfect for this time of year. With

What To Do…in southern WA

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 by

Below are some of our picks, when choosing what to do on your WA getaway… Busselton Jetty Considered one of the longest wooden jettys in the world it stretches nearly 2 kms out into the shallow waters of Geographe Bay from the town of Busselton. The long jetty was required to transport the cut timber

This property provided many sources of inspiration from the location right opposite the beach on the sunny Gold Coast, to the fun filled activities available to the guests in the number of new waterpark facilities in the center of the grounds. Bright colours and fun accent pieces have been used to enhance the experience of

Nestled into the outskirts of a quaint little village named Wanaka is the fabulous Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort. The soft refurbishment of the Club rooms was inspired by the rustic natural beauty that surrounded this slightly remote location on the stunning South Island of New Zealand. When embarking upon this refurbishment, staying true to the

Highlights of Our 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration It took nearly a year of preparation. As soon as the booking period of 12 months opened up, the arrangements were made in May 2016 to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary with our whole Australian family. This included 2 daughters and their offspring: 3 granddaughters and 5 grandsons,

The Sebel Melbourne Flinders Lane awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for five(5) consecutive years. Inducted into ‘Hall of Fame’ of Five-time Certificate of Excellence Winners on the World’s Largest Travel Site 20th May 2015 –The Sebel Melbourne Flinders Lane today announced that it has been recognised as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

We have been Accor Vacation Club members since 2007. We have found the club very helpful in choosing our holiday destinations around Australia. Attending the workshops have been very informative in the way of choosing holiday destinations and travelling in the off peak season and saving points too, so we can have more holidays now,

With many thanks to our efficient and effective Members Services team, I recently stayed three nights at the new Club venue at The Sebel Manly Beach. I cannot speak too highly about my wonderful stay. From the outset, the front office staff were so friendly, efficient  and helpful. The room was wonderful – so clean

What A Night?

Friday, 17 February 2017 by

Silvana and I attended your recent workshops, one in Canberra and the most recent one at Novotel Brighton Beach, Sydney. I suppose, over the 13 years of our membership, we’ve attended, maybe, 5 or 6 of them. We are still learning and today we received a welcome call from Linda who was able to answer

Novotel Sydney Member Event

Friday, 17 February 2017 by

I had the pleasure of attending the member workshop held at the Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach on the afternoon of Saturday 27 June and the social event that evening. The workshop was entertaining, courtesy of the hilarious comedian, and informative, thanks to Steve. The social event was very entertaining and enjoyable thanks again to the

Melbourne Pullman Member Event

Friday, 17 February 2017 by

Rachael and I both had an absolutely brilliant afternoon and evening at the Melbourne Pullman on Saturday 11 April 2015. The afternoon presentation provided all members with invaluable information and booking strategies, for which we are very grateful. Regarding the evening entertainment we have not had such fun in a very long time. We thoroughly

Just back from a relaxing week in Coffs Harbour at the Pacific Bay resort (6/4/ – 13/4). Apart from great accommodation and an endless range of activities available at the resort eg hone your short game skills on the three golf course, ride the segways around the resort, visit the Solitary Island aquarium or just