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Sweet Aussie Easter escapes

Visit Sydney this Easter for plenty of school holiday action around Darling Harbour.
Visit Sydney this Easter for plenty of school holiday action around Darling Harbour.

WITH Easter just around the corner, it's time to hop to it and book one of Accor hotels' great "stay 3 pay for 2" special deals at more than 90 hotels and resorts across Australia.

Book three nights' accommodation and only pay for two for stays until Sunday, April 15, at participating Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure, Novotel, Mercure, Ibis and All Seasons hotels.

Easter has just got sweeter for Accor Advantage Plus members as they will receive an additional 10 per cent discount on the 3-for-2 special offers at participating hotels.

Visit Accor Hotels to book and for full details. Terms and conditions apply.

Here are some great Australian escape bargains to add to your Easter basket.

NSW: For spectacular family fun, visit Sydney this Easter. Plenty of school holiday action takes place around Darling Harbour with great rates at Ibis Sydney King Street Wharf from $119 or nearby Hotel Ibis World Square in the CBD from $126.

ACT: Get cultured this Easter in Canberra. Rates at Mercure Canberra start from $93 and from $145 at Novotel Canberra.

VIC: If a Melbourne shopping spree is your desire, great rates at the CBD Mercure Hotel Welcome start from $79 or at the All Seasons Kingsgate close to the Queen Victoria Markets, from $79.

QLD: Soak up plenty of autumn sunshine on the Sunshine Coast, staying at Novotel Twin Waters Resort from $112 or go all the way to the tropics and enjoy a getaway at Ibis Townsville from $77 or Novotel Palm Cove Resort, just north of Cairns, from $86.

TAS: To embrace the start of the cooler weather, an Easter trip to Tassie may be on the cards. Rates start from $89 at Mercure Hotel Launceston, from $106 at Mercure Hobart and from $119 at Grand Mercure Hadleys Hotel.

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