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May 2016 BIGNews

We continue the indulgence theme in the May edition of BIGNews as we enter the final weeks of our Taste for Travel campaign. Hurry in to snap up our tempting food and beverage-themed offers. In addition, we’ve handpicked a fine selection of upcoming food and wine festivals, feature BIG4 parks with on-site herb and veggie gardens, and have downloadable tips when cooking in a communal kitchen. Or sneak in a last-minute autumn break at one of our highlighted destinations, and don’t miss the latest edition of the BIG4 travel quiz.

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April 2016 BIGNews

In this action-packed edition of BIGNews, we continue to celebrate the best of Australia’s food and wine. Our parks have a bunch of fantastic food and drink-themed offers for you, and booking one of these specials during April could win you a $1000 BIG4 Gift Card. To further inspire your indulgent adventures, we’ve unearthed a handful of underrated Australian wine regions and superb gourmet food regions to explore. In other news, check out the full list of BIG4 parks with mini-golf facilities, discover the benefits of camper trailer travel, and download our handy meal plan and shopping list templates. And don’t miss the April edition of our popular BIG4 travel quiz.

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March 2016 BIGNews

This autumn we're celebrating the best of Australia’s food and beverage experiences. Prepare to send your tastebuds into a frenzy as we present the best chocolate outlets – just in time for Easter – as well as the top farmers’ markets around the country. On top of that, test your skills in the latest edition of the BIG4 Australian Travel Quiz, or check out the best places to experience water sports. Our list of things you’ll relate to if you’re a keen caravanner is sure to make you chuckle, and don’t miss our great glow in the park activities for after-dark family fun.

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February 2016 BIGNews

This month, we debate the hot topic of caravan versus motorhome and explore the oft-contentious topic of travelling with kids during the school term. We’ve also put together a step-by-step guide for setting up a tent and compiled a challenging summer-themed Australia quiz. Be sure to download our BIG4 Road Trip Bingo sheets to keep kids entertained on your next road trip. Also, in celebration of Shrove Tuesday don’t miss our delicious pancake recipe that you can dish up with ease on holidays.

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January 2016 BIGNews

In this email, we’ve shared a range of holiday tips for travelling with infants, an Australian quiz to test your skills, bushfire safety advice, and must-see Australian experiences to add to your bucket list. We hope you find these articles helpful, and we look forward to being part of your holiday memories in 2016.

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December 2015 BIGNews

The December edition is full of helpful tips and advice to keep you cool this summer season, help prepare for your summer road trip, provide last minute travel gift ideas for Christmas, and get your inspired for more Aussie adventures in 2016.

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November 2015 BIGNews

November’s edition of BIGNews is packed full of holiday tips and advice, as well as must-see travel experiences to add to your bucket list. In this edition, we tell you how to avoid making a horror caravan purchase, share tips for first-time campers, lift the lid on the best summer holiday destinations in Australia, provide a list of BIG4 parks with safari tents and more.

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October 2015 BIGNews

This month's edition of BIGNews includes inspiration for your next girls' weekend away, tips on how to plan a guys' trip that everyone will love, eight of Australia's must-do zoo experiences, and Australia's best gourmet food regions. It also highlights six reasons why camping is good for your health, five useful fishing tips for beginners, tips for staying sane while sharing a caravan with your family, and advice on how to prepare your vehicle for your next road trip.

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September 2015 BIGNews

The September edition of BIGNews is filled with helpful holiday tips including simple tips for healthy holiday cooking, DIY caravan storage and space-saving solutions, advice for fishing while on holidays and a video showing you how to use a waste disposal point. Read further to discover seven rewarding one-day mountain climbs, scenic cycling trails, spring flower festivals and ten of Australia’s most spectacular national parks.

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August 2015 BIGNews

In this edition of BIGNews, we share advice for purchasing a caravan, essential tips for travelling with a dog, a step-by-step instructional video demonstrating how to park your caravan, uncover Australia’s best waterfalls, and give you to opportunity to take a quiz to find out just how badly you need a break.

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July 2015 BIGNews

This edition of BIGNews is jam-packed with holiday tips and advice, and must-see Australian attractions and experiences. Uncover Australia’s best whale-watching locations, discover seven unusual rock formations, and explore Australia’s World Heritage attractions, then learning from ten pieces of advice for first-time caravanners, nine pointers for capturing the best travel photos and pick up seven essential tips for wet-weather camping.

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June 2015 BIGNews

Just because summer has come to an end, it doesn't mean you can't still enjoy a break. In the June edition of BIGNews we share our best tips and advice for planning a winter break. This edition includes 21 incredible Australian caves, 10 must-visit regional Australia museums, tips for driving safely in wet weather, a one-pot winter warmer recipe, and a full list of BIG4 Parks that have heated or indoor pools so you can start planning your mid-year escape.

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March 2015 BIGNews

Already the Christmas and New Year holiday period feels like it was a lifetime ago. By now you're probably dreaming of your next holiday. Life is short, and there’s so much of this great country of ours to explore. Don’t put it off – now is the time for another fun-filled break. In this edition of BIGNews we give you seven reasons why it’s time to hit the road again, as well as 13 epic Australian bucket list experiences, Mother’s Day gift ideas, a recipe for ripper rissoles, introduce a new park, and much more.

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December 2014 BIGNews

The holiday season means spending more time with family, kicking back, and for most of us it means enjoying a well deserved break.

To help you prepare for the summer break, this edition of BIGnews includes some tips for a stress free road trip with kids, and some handy summer holiday preparation tips to ensure your break is hassle-free, enjoyable, and memorable, wherever you’re headed.

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October 2014 BIGNews

There is something for everyone in this edition!

For the adults – Explore the best gourmet food regions of Australia, discover an inventive camping storage tip, and go into the draw to win 1 of 5 Apollo Motorhome Hire vouchers.

For the kids – Make a splash this summer with 18 BIG4 Splash Parks, keep busy with a road trip activity and go in the running to win free tickets to see Disney's Planes 2 - Fire & Rescue.

For everyone – View 8 itineraries for travelling with your canine companion, stay connected with BIG4 parks that offer FREE WiFi and prepare your home for your next getaway.

What’s new at BIG4? We welcome a new BIG4 Park in Ballina (NSW) and inspire your next escape with our BIG4 Pinterest account.

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June 2014 BIGNews

There is something for everyone in this edition!

For the adults – Explore the best wine regions across Australia and discover an ingenious camp cooking tip.

For the kids – Bounce on more than 95 BIG4 Jumping Pillows and learn ways to keep the kids entertained during wet weather getaways.

For everyone – View 7 itineraries for travelling with reduced or limited mobility and join us in a charitable night of fun with Camp and sCare this October.

What’s new at BIG4? We welcome a new park in Bendigo (VIC) and start sharing some Aussie holiday inspiration on Instagram. Follow us @BIG4HolidayParks!

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March 2014 BIGNews

This month we showcase the varied landscape, experiences and hidden gems that South Australia has on offer, and introduce you to the two newest additions to the BIG4 family.

The new 2014/15 BIG4 Holiday Guide is now in circulation and available for order and pdf download. Have you got your copy?

Finally, we know how much you love winning prizes so this month we're giving you the chance to enter two competitions. Go in the draw to win the ULTIMATE drive holiday through the NT or score family tickets to see the latest Disney movie - Muppets Most Wanted.

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December 2013 BIGNews

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for allowing us to share in your family's holiday experience. As a way of showing our thanks, we would like to share with you our BIG4 Recipe Book - full of delicious, quick and healthy meal ideas, that you sent to us.

This bumper Christmas edition also provides some inspiration for your next holiday, bushwalking recommendations, and we have not one, but two competitions!

We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season and we look forward to welcoming you into our parks over the summer break and year ahead.

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October 2013 BIGNews

Welcome to another edition of BIGNEWS. We have put together a newsletter full of travel tips for on the road, a destination profile to inspire your next adventure and found some interesting facts on the benefits of camping.  There are also some great prizes up for grabs for those who are feeling lucky.  The BIG4 Loyalty program has recently been refreshed and with even more value on offer, it's a great time to get out and experience the warmer weather that spring is offering.

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June 2013 BIGNews

We are very excited to announce that something BIG is coming this July.

What we can share with you is, not only will there now be improved rewards and benefits when staying at a BIG4 Holiday Park, but BIG4 Club Members will also have access to a range of new national brand offers and rewards exclusive to BIG4 Club Members.

Also in this edition, we discuss the upcoming whale watching season, have a movie ticket giveaway, information on dog friendly holiday parks, safari tents, the snow season, and have a range of special offers.

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March 2013 BIGNews

Are you looking for a holiday with more fun? With that extra freedom; where kids can be kids and you can just kick back, relax and enjoy things your way?

In this edition, we'll help you find the best member deals on offer for you and your family. For travel inspiration, discover Tasmania's impressive natural beauty and why a visit to this pristine wilderness is on most people's must-see list. Plus, put an end to roughing it in the great outdoors and enter our draw to WIN 1 of 6 portable toilet packs worth $314 each.

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Members Only Deals


May 2016 Member Only Offers

Happy May Members’ Month! To celebrate, we’ve lined up a bunch of magnificent deals just for you. Our Member Only Offers are simply perfect for a mid-year break, and don’t forget to check out all our other May Members’ Month festivities as well. Whether you are exploring the coast or outback, a prized wine region or a bustling regional destination, we hope to see you at a BIG4 park soon.

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April 2016 Member Only Offers

It’s time to get excited, because we’ve lined up another bunch of fantastic Member Only Offers for you this month. This includes some super-hot deals from Discovery Holiday Parks, to warm you up this autumn. It’s also the time to start thinking about Mother’s Day. If you’re looking for the perfect present for your Mum, a BIG4 Gift Card is the way to go. These cards are the key to endless opportunities and provide the chance to create priceless holiday memories with family or friends.

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March 2016 Member Only Offers

Now is a prime time to take a break. Autumn is in full swing and there's a buzz in the air. A wealth of superb events are held all over the country throughout autumn and these add to the vibrant atmosphere and make a great reason to hit the road. The return of the various footy codes creates another great excuse to get out and about to support your team. Or maybe you don't need an excuse at all. Whatever the motivation or reason, our enticing deals will help you on your way.

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February 2016 Member Only Offers

With the year rolling along so quickly, now is the time to be thinking about booking your next break. We are fast approaching autumn, and this a superb season to get out and about. Enjoy colourful landscapes throughout a host of alluring holiday hostpots and enjoy the opportunity to explore the many wonderful places on offer. This month, we have a bunch of fantastic deals to help you on your way. From top to bottom and east to west, it's time to hit the road and immerse yourself in all that this wonderful country has to offer.

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January 2016 Member Only Offers

Wherever your travels take you in 2016, we hope they lead to treasured lifelong memories. Start the year off in style by checking out these fantastic offers below.

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November 2015 Member Only Offers

With summer just around the corner, now is the ideal time to fit in a quick getaway before the hectic Christmas period. This warm weather, which can found at a host of locations around Australia, ensures a BIG4 break is irresistible. Hurry to catch these last-minute BIG4 member deals.

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October 2015 Member Only Offers

We hope you are getting out and about and making the most of spring. If you need an excuse to take a holiday, or need to convince others, we've highlighted various health benefits of camping. This is the perfect time to sneak in a break before the hectic pre-Christmas rush begins, so take a look at our latest deals below.

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September 2015 Member Only Offers

Spring is a busy time of year; the weather warms up for many of us and social calendars start to fill with a string of events from sporting occasions to flower festivals. It's also a great time to explore fantastic national parks or to get out on your bike and take in a scenic cycling trail. In addition, it's school holidays and the kids will want to be kept entertained. If you are hitting the road these school holidays, we have some great ideas to make sure you have a smooth journey. It's time to get on the road and enjoy a relaxing break before the silly season arrives.

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August 2015 Member Only Offers

Step into spring with these holiday deals exclusive to BIG4 members. Take advantage of packages and discounts at some of Australia’s best holiday parks. And don’t forget about Father’s Day. We have a stay four pay three deal for dad, so he can get away and spend more time with the family.

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July 2015 Member Only Offers

Are the winter blues getting you down? Don’t despair – we have a great winter-warming offer to brighten your day and get you back on track. Simply book online for a four-night stay in August at participating parks and you’ll only pay for three. That’s right – we’ll shout you a free night’s accommodation! Book your winter getaway here.

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June 2015 Member Only Offers

Can you believe we’ve almost reached the halfway point of the year? That means it’s high time for a mid-year escape. Whether enjoying the warmer weather that’s on show in the northern parts of Australia or taking a cosy break in the cooler parts of the country, we have plenty of fantastic holiday ideas and offers for you.

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May 2015 Member Only Offers

With winter just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start organising a winter escape. Whether it is heading to the snow for an adventurous break or going north to escape the cold, BIG4 has the perfect winter break offer for you.

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April 2015 Member Only Offers

With less than a week until Mother's Day, we have a couple of great gift ideas to help mum feel extra special.

This Mother's Day, get mum a gift that she will really love - quality time away with the family or a  getaway with her friends. Choose from one of the great discount packages below, or choosing a BIG4 Gift Card which will give her the opportunity to take a break and reconnect with the ones she loves.

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March 2015 Member Only Offers

Summer may have finished, but at BIG4 Holiday Parks we love Autumn just as much. So we have put together some great offers to help save you money on your next break.
With Easter just around the corner, make sure you check out our Eggcellent Easter offers for this exciting period.

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February 2015 Member Only Deals

Summer may be coming to an end, however at BIG4 Holiday Parks, we still have HOT holiday deals which will save you money on your next adventure.

Don't forget to download your free copy of the BIG4 Recipe Book, BIG Flavours, to help with planning meals for your next getaway.

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January 2015 Member Only Deals

 In the January edition of Member Only Offers, there is a series of discounts and packages which allow you to make great savings off your next getaway. In this edition we announce the arrival of the new BIG4 Recipe Book, which is packed full of simple, tried and tested, delicious meals that can be replicated in all of our camp kitchens and are perfect for those days and nights holidaying at a BIG4 Holiday Park.

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December 2014 Member Only Deals

The December edition of Member Only Offers is full of wonderful discounts, packages and savings from BIG4 parks all around the country.
This edition also introduces the new BIG4 website, which has recently undergone major improvements to the design, navigation, and functionality.

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November 2014 Member Only Deals

Summer is fast approaching and the temperature is heating up ... and so are BIG4 Holiday Parks' special offers! With free nights on offer, up to 25% savings off accommodation and kids stay free, there is something for everyone.

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October 2014 Member Only Deals

Spring has sprung and the temperature is starting to warm up ... so here at BIG4 Holiday Parks we have special offers to tempt you to get out and about and explore this wonderful country!

In this edition of Hot Deals you'll find huge savings on accommodation, free nights, kids stay free, gourmet breaks and free upgrades, just to name a few

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September 2014 Hot Deals

In this edition of BIG4 Holiday Parks Member only Hot Deals there are September school holiday offers, free nights, last minute holiday specials and huge savings on accommodation right around Australia.

We are pleased to announce we have a new BIG4 Loyalty Partner! Print My Trip have come on board and will help you create lasting memories of your trip, with large commemorative poster maps of your travels, together with your photos. Your travels, your photos, your maps. Check out the Print My Trip offer today and call them to discuss your map!

Don't forget to book your campsite for Camp & sCare this October - a wonderful night of camping under the stars to raise money for Camp Quality. Head to a participating BIG4 Holiday Park on Friday 24th October (Victoria) or Friday 31st October (all other States) and join other happy campers across the nation raising money for this great cause. 

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August 2014 Hot Deals

It's time to spring to life, dust off the suitcase and hit the road with one of these exclusive BIG4 member special offers. With great deals such as kids stay free, 15% off savings, free nights and school holiday specials in WA - there are holidays galore in store.

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July 2014 Hot Deals

Escape the rat race with these exclusive BIG4 Holiday Parks member Hot Deals and explore this great country of ours. With offers including free nights, kids stay free and huge 50% off savings there is something for everyone.

Plus BIG4 is looking to 'Go Green' and send your membership renewal notice via email instead of post. If you change your preference before 31 August you will go into the draw to win one of 5 x $250 BIG4 Gift Cards which can be used at any of our 180 Parks around Australia.

We are also proud to announce that our BIG4 Member Offers just keep growing! Whether you'd prefer to pitch a tent or travel in a fully equipped campervan, we have some great new Loyalty Partners for you.

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June 2014 Hot Deals

Do you sometimes find yourself as busy as popcorn on a skillet? Well then it's time to pack the bags and get away. You can relax, unwind and loosen up by taking advantage of these exclusive BIG4 Holiday Parks member only offers.

With great deals such as free nights, 20% off accommodation, kids stay free and added extras - the hardest decision will be where to go this winter!

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May 2014 Hot Deals

Do you need a holiday to break up a gloomy winter? BIG4 Holiday Parks has some fabulous winter warmers and great savings to tempt you out of the house to explore this wonderful country of ours.

With savings such as 20% off accommodation, kids stay free, free nights or free breakfast - you'll find something for everyone in this month's edition of Hot Deals!

Are you ever stumped for a great gift idea? Why not give an innovative gift of an unforgettable lifestyle experience? BIG4 has swanky new Gift Cards that can be used to pay for any accommodation at BIG4 Holiday Parks around Australia. The Gift Cards are ideal for a special occasion, birthday, Christmas, retirement, corporate gift or just because.

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April 2014 Hot Deals

Check out the great Autumn and Winter holiday specials in this month's edition of Hot Deals!  From Far North Queensland to down south in Victoria, across to South Australia and way out west - we have some great deals for you!

Happy Travels

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March 2014 Hot Deals

Welcome to this month's edition of HOT DEALS where you will find great Autumn and Winter deals on offer for all BIG4 Members.

Planning a group getaway, reunion, club event or a large celebration with friends or family? Below you'll find great group savings at BIG4 Holiday Parks in a range of locations.

Choose to kick start your morning with a complimentary pancake breakfast or finish a hard day of exploring the local area with your very own personal happy hour.

PS. Don't forget to purchase your copy of our very popular BIG4 Recipe Book before they run out. BIG4 Members can purchase them for $15.50 including postage or download an online PDF version.

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February 2014 Hot Deals

This month we've teamed up with Tourism NT and Britz to offer you up to 45% off Britz vehicles in the NT up until the end of March. You will also earn 10 bonus Status Credits when you stay at a BIG4 Holiday Park in the Northern Territory during this period.

If you've got other travel plans on your mind or made that New Year's Resolution to 'do more, see more' (but are yet to do it), there's no better time to hit the road, explore a new destination and as the Dalai Lama would say 'once a year, go someplace you've never been before'.

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January 2014 Hot Deals

Now that the silly season has passed for another year it’s time to plan your next getaway. We have pulled together 'kids stay free' deals for family escapes, great midweek packages and some tempting May adventures - so whether you're wanting to camp out, take the kids on a holiday or looking to escape for a romantic getaway with your special someone, BIG4 Holiday Parks has some amazing HOT DEALS for you.

If you are looking for culinary inspiration while travelling, check out our BIG4 Quick and Healthy Caravan and Camping Recipe Book, featuring some of your fellow travellers' favourite family dishes, designed for cooking in a camp oven or camp kitchen - perfect for when you are in need of a quick and healthy meal.Download your free copy of the BIG4 Recipe Book, and take it with you on your next holiday.

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December 2013 Hot Deals

Summer is here and what better time to head out and explore our wonderful country. Escape the pre-Christmas madness or get in early and organise your 2014 short break by taking advantage of these super offers. All that there will be left to do is pack the bags, pack the family and don't forget the sunscreen!

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November 2013 Hot Deals

As Christmas draws near, we tend to get busier and busier, so why not escape for a few days to relax before the craziness begins? We have put together some great midweek packages along with some family escapes, allowing you to make a pre-Christmas getaway an affordable option and not just a dream.

We also have the perfect gift for someone who loves to travel or who you just can't decide on what to get! BIG4 Gift Vouchers are available from just $20 and can be used at BIG4 Holiday Parks around Australia.

Happy reading....

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October 2013 Hot Deals

Here is this month's BIG4 Member Only Hot Deals. We hope you will find a new travel destination to explore and look forward to welcoming you to a BIG4 Holiday Park on your next holiday or short break.

 Are you creative with your camping cuisine? Do you have a 'no fail' camping recipe you've made year after year? Share your favourite camping recipe with fellow travellers and you could feature in our next Caravan & Camping Recipe Book.

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September 2013 Hot Deals

Unleash your sense of adventure and try something new this September. Our new HOT DEALS, exclusive for BIG4 Members provide a great excuse for those of you keen to get away on an adventure this spring. With the weather getting that little bit warmer, there’s no better time to enjoy a quick break, family holiday, roadtrip or simply a relaxing weekend getaway.

We look forward to welcoming you on your next holiday or short break.

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August 2013 Hot Deals

 You are going to love our new HOT DEALS newsletters!  We will be sending these to you monthly and they will include special offers and discounts in our Parks around Australia. These offers are exclusive to BIG4 Loyalty Club Members, increasing the value of your membership even more.

So, happy reading and we look forward to seeing you at one of our Parks soon.

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