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Gorgeous Getaways In The News

Since Gorgeous Getaways launched in 2004, we've been featured in magazines, television, the media, and newspapers. View some of our featured stories below.

2013 Media Articles

June lost 20 Years in 5 hours

2011 Media Articles


Fantasy Island
Today Tonight

2010 Media Articles


Nip tuck saves $70,000


I lost 102kg!
Women's Day, NZ


Nip and Tuck for Teens
Herald Sun

Medical Tourism Surges Ahead
Sunday Canberra Times

Louise Cogan interviewed about rise of Medical Tourism
The 7PM Project, Australia

"18-year-old Ambah Young has cosmetic surgery to feel young again"


"Is this NZ's own Heidi Montag?"
Breakfast Show, NZ

2009 Media Articles


Our Suddenly Single Extreme Makeovers
NZ Women's Weekly


"From 'Blubber Bum' to Babe!"
Bella, UK


"My Husband Made Fun Of My Body - So I Made Him Buy Me a New One"
Best, UK


"My Skin Was Too Big For My Body"
NZ Woman's Weekly

2008 Media Articles


"New Holiday Craze On Cutting Edge"
The Maitland Mercury, Australia


"Plastic Surgery Mums"
A Current Affair, Australia
"Surgery Holidays On The Rise"
The Daily Post, New Zealand

GG Interviewed on 2GB segment "Drive with Phillip Clark"

"Sun, Sea, Sand and Surgery" and "Survey of Kim's Age"
Derbyshire Evening Telegraph
Trip Cosmetic Success"
Cairns Post, Australia

Radio NZ - Louise Cogan interviewed on increasing popularity of surgery holidays
"Yummy Mummies" - Interview with Louise Cogan and Sandy Rogers-Ward
Channel 9, Australia

"Nurse's delight at £8,000 Cosmetic Surgery Holiday"
Lancashire Telegraph
Channel 10 National News – Australia
Featuring Gorgeous Getaways case study - Veronica


"I Want To Be Cut In Half"
Love it!, UK
"Under The Knife" & "Another Happy Customer"
Gold Coast Bulletin

"Moms Nip In For a Baby And a Tuck"
Herald Sun


"My Malaysian Makeover - Triathlete Lynette Warn Combined Her Facelift With a 10-day Holiday, And Saved Thousands"
New Idea NZ


"The Price Of Love"
Take 5

"Who's Really Having The Mummy Tuck?"
Woman Mag UK

"Bargain Hunters Drive Nip-Tuck Tourism Boom"
Herald Sun Melbourne

"We're Saving Thousands"
Herald Sun


Cosmetic Cuts On The Run
Escape Sun Telegraph

August No Surgery, No Wedding
UK Cosmo

Helena McAlpine – A Tummy Tuck changed my life”
Womans Day NZ


Brazilian or Malaysian Style nip'n'tuck?
Sydney Morning Herald, Page 3
Brazilian or Malaysian Style nip'n'tuck?
Sydney Morning Herald, Page 2
Brazilian or Malaysian Style nip'n'tuck?
Sydney Morning Herald, Page 1

2007 Media Articles

March "Happy to Shape up/Holiday For a Body Lift"
Herald Sun
Under The Knife
Gold Coast Bulletin

Makeover Holidays "Extra" - Channel 9 Australia
Read about the segment here.
Featuring 2 Gorgeous Getaways Case studies – Tennielle and Liz.
Channel 10 National News

I Lost 30 Stone And Found The Man Of My Dreams
Sunday Magazine, UK

July 2007

"Long Distance Lover"
Pick Me Up, UK

2006 Media Articles

January "I had an Apron of Fat - now I have a Taut Tummy!"
Take it Easy (UK)

Documentary: Operation Vacation
Sunday (New Zealand)
28 May 2006
Read about the segment here

"Postcards from the knife edge"
Telegraph UK
Read the hard copy version here
Read the online version here


Sun, Surf and Scalpels
Medical Observer
30 June 2006
Medical Observe

July Dear Diary, Today I Got New Breasts"
Womans Weekly NZ

Segment: Medical Tourism
The Great Outdoors"
Channel 7 (Australia)
14 August, 2006
Read about the segment here

September Plastic Surgery Saved my life
Mirror (UK)
"Tropical Change"
Sunday Telegraph Magazine (Australia)
My Liposuction Vacation "
New Zealand Woman's Weekly

"Postcards from the knife's edge"
Australian Women's Weekly - Special Report
"Saving face"
NZ Herald


"Youth Regained: Christine Fiori before and after her surgery in Kuala Lumpur"
NZ Herald

2005 Media Articles


The Plastic Surgery Holiday Package
Cleo Australia
March 2005


I got new boobs on my Honeymoon!
Cosmopolitan UK
Channel Five's
Cosmetic Surgery Live (UK)
Fronted by Vanessa Feltz and Danniella Westbrook


"My boobs went up two cup sizes on my honeymoon"
News of the World (UK)


Entertainment Tonight / The Insider
Aired in the USA 14th June 2005
Read extract here:


Holidays Under a Scalpel
The Herald on Sunday (New Zealand)


Sun, Sand and Face Jobs
The Guardian (UK)
Facelifts in Delhi, tummy tucks in Cape Town: UK's cosmetic tourists go worldwide
The Independent (UK)


"My hubby left me for a younger woman. So I spent 4,000 on a brand new body"
Take it Easy (UK)
11 September 2005


Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)


"Nip-Away Holidays"
Sunday Star Times (New Zealand)


Set for Life: Healthy travels --- A round of golf, a stint in a hospital; medical tourists hit the road
The Wall Street Journal Asia

2004 Media Articles


On a Knife Edge
Asian Wall Street Journal
Operation Vacation
Asian Wall Street Journal


For those seeking sun, sea and silicone
New Straits Times
For Beauty's Sake


So Plastic
The Sydney Morning Herald

Plastic Makeover for Christmas?

What in the world
The Australian

Xmas surgery in kiwi stockings

I want to be cut in half
Love it!, UK