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Everyone views travel differently, and here you will find information tailored to the solo traveller. If you're travelling on a budget we have the best seniors travel discounts available and when you're ready to splurge, we can help you find a luxury trip. For more in-depth advice you can also read the many personal travel accounts written by both the YourLifeChoices writers and your fellow subscribers. Bon voyage!

Can you travel plastic free?

Can you travel plastic free?

Can you travel plastic free?

These simple tips will make you a more responsible traveller.

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When things go wrong overseas

When things go wrong overseas

When things go wrong overseas

Who do you call when things go wrong overseas?

Max sails to South Australia

Max sails to South Australia

Max sails to South Australia

Is a budget cruise a great way to see South Australia?

Top-rated Aussie experiences

Top-rated Aussie experiences

Top-rated Aussie experiences

Top Aussie experiences rated by international travellers and by Aussies themselves.

Make travel easier on your body

Make travel easier on your body

Make travel easier on your body

The rigours of travel can take a toll on your body, but there are ways ...

Where to find men Down Under

Where to find men Down Under

Where to find men Down Under

Does your suburb have more women than men? Check out the statistics.

The health benefits of camping

The health benefits of camping

The health benefits of camping

Research has found that camping trips can be beneficial for health and wellbeing.

Travel Deals

Discover Egypt from $3299pp

Tick another destination off your bucket list and discover ancient Egypt.

Bucket list trip

Two nights on Fraser Island: $299

Indulge in a beach getaway, staying at a resort boasting direct beach access.

Fun on Fraser!

24-day India tour from $3899pp

India is a destination that is as captivating as it is culturally rich and diverse.

Indian summer

Cruising

Max sails to South Australia

Is a budget cruise a great way to see South Australia?

On board with Max

Boomers spend big on cruising

Baby boomers are spending more money than ever on cruises, says new research.

Well deserved, too!

Five essential cruise tips

Essential tips to help you save time, money and to make the most of your voyage.

Cruise wiser

Coach Tours

Guided Tassie holiday from $2850

If Tasmania is on your must-do list, this journey offers the ideal introduction.

Touring Tassie

Fly free to New Zealand

Experience the splendour of New Zealand from north to south.

Fly Free!

$777 Beijing to Shanghai Tour

$70 a day for a flight-inclusive tour of China and its best attractions.

Amazing price

Rail Tours

Cool train trips around Australia

Australia’s historic rail journeys take in some of the country’s best sights.

Going rail never fails

West Coast Wilderness Railway

Historic railway takes you into the heart of Tasmania’s rainforests.

Go loco

To do or not to do of rail travel

If you’ve never travelled by train in Europe, there are some tips you need to know.

Helpful hints

Solo Travel

Cheap destinations for solo travel

Travelling alone means placing a serious emphasis on safety and affordability.

Going solo

Boomers the bravest travellers

Boomers are more likely than other generations to head off on a solo adventure.

Boomers the bravest

Solo cruise savings

Cruise companies are offering a load of last-minute river cruise deals for 2018 voyages as well as single supplement savings on 2019 cruises.

Super cruise deals

Destinations

Eat, stay, love: Queenstown

Tiana Templeman’s recommendations for a perfect New Zealand getaway.

Eat, stay, love

The Outback made easy

Nature nomad Laura Waters shares her tips for an easy Outback holiday.

Add this to your list

Capital Drives: Darwin

Lee Atkinson shows you the Top End’s two most remarkable road trips.

Ripper road trips

Tours & Trips

Going on a learning holiday

Want to come home from holiday with more than a few trinkets and a sunburn?

Educational vacations

Discover Vietnam and Cambodia

Enjoy the freedom to explore at your own pace with Travelmarvel.

Fly Free!

Big savings on top Aussie tours

Discover a land of extraordinary landscapes with the guided holiday experts.

Save hundreds!

Travelling On A Budget

A zero-dollar day on the town

Follow Liv’s guide to a free home town adventure and enjoy a zero-dollar day on us.

No wallet, no worries

How to holiday without luggage

Is it possible to skip the hassle of dragging all your worldly possessions with you on holiday?

Care-free, luggage free

How to get cheaper rates on rooms

The ACCC tells Australians how they can get a better deal on accommodation.

Make the call

Resources

When things go wrong overseas

Who do you call when things go wrong overseas?

Who do you call?

Liv’s budget compact washing kit

Liv shares her budget compact washing kits for travellers on the go.

So fresh, so easy!

Power pack that has your back

This funky charger will ensure you never again run out of battery for your device.

Take charge

Seniors Travel Insurance

How to save on travel insurance

Smartraveler and CHOICE share tips for saving money on travel insurance.

More cover for less

Smartraveller’s tips for safe sailing

Our friends at Smartraveller share their top tips for safe sailing.

Sail away safely

Medical mishaps more likely

Australian travellers urged to be vigilant of health while on holiday.

Mind how you go

Travel Q&A

Why can’t I get an upgrade?

Beryl wants to know why she’s never been upgraded to business class.

Travel SOS

Can you sell frequent flyer points?

Bob has collected a large number of frequent flyer points that he no longer has a use for. Can he sell them?

Points are grounded

Are there seven-star hotels?

Mirka has received a general bequest with strings … spend the money on opulence.

Heavenly hotels

Self-drive holidays

Capital Drives: Adelaide

Food, wine, scenery, history, hills and glorious straight drives: these road trips tick all boxes.

Two of the best

Drive on the wrong side of the road

How to adjust to driving on the wrong side of the road.

Simple tips for road trips

How to save on a road trip

It’s easy to bag a bargain when you put rubber to the road on your next holiday.

Driven to save

Travel News

Can you travel plastic free?

These simple tips will make you a more responsible traveller.

Responsible travel tips

When things go wrong overseas

Who do you call when things go wrong overseas?

Who do you call?

Top-rated Aussie experiences

Top Aussie experiences rated by international travellers and by Aussies themselves.

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