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World’s most COVID-safe airline

emirates staff wearing ppe during a flight

World’s most COVID-safe airline

UAE airline rated the safest airline in the world in its response to the pandemic.

Double-decker seats future of flying

Are these ‘double-decker’ plane seats the future of flying?

Double-decker seats future of flying

This could be a game-changer.

Sydney to Canberra road trip

Spice up your Sydney to Canberra road trip

Sydney to Canberra road trip

Four stops to bring fun and flavour to your road trip.

Local tours for local travellers

couple walking along the beach at bay of fires

Local tours for local travellers

You don’t have to travel far to experience the extraordinary.

Staying awake at the wheel

Man trying to stay focused and fresh on a long road trip

Staying awake at the wheel

Poor sleep or sleep apnoea sufferer? These tips will get you to your destination.

Seven ways to save on fuel

Road trip tips: How to save fuel on a long-haul trip

Seven ways to save on fuel

Seven tips to help you to hit the road without fear of blowing the budget.

Canada’s big backyard awaits

Dream big: Canada’s wilderness backyard awaits

Canada’s big backyard awaits

Beautiful Canada is looking forward to welcoming you – when the time is right.

How does Centrelink assess caravans?

How does Centrelink assess caravans or campervans?

How does Centrelink assess caravans?

Now that borders are opening around Australia, Brian is planning to live life on the ...

Surprising new travel trend

Surprising new travel trend emerging from COVID-19

Surprising new travel trend

COVID-19 hasn’t scared Aussies from travelling, it’s made them more adventurous.

A getaway between lockdowns

Max Williams shares his ‘in-between lockdowns’ Beechworth holiday

A getaway between lockdowns

Aussie history, great food and wine – this regional beauty has it all.

First countries in the bubble

PM reveals which countries likely to be first in the bubble

First countries in the bubble

Japan, Singapore and Korea are likely to be the lowest hanging fruit.

New South Wales far from burnt out

Why New South Wales is far from burnt out

New South Wales far from burnt out

It'll take more than drought, bushfires and flooding to stop it reopening.

Post-COVID travel preparation

Getting ready to travel post-COVID

Post-COVID travel preparation

The five things you need to know about flying after COVID-19.

Julia Bradbury in Victoria

Have a wild time with Julia Bradbury in Australia’s smallest mainland state

Julia Bradbury in Victoria

The TV presenter reconnects with nature.

Wild dogs in Zimbabwe

Sniffing out Sir David Attenborough’s wild dogs in Zimbabwe

Wild dogs in Zimbabwe

Sarah Marshall checks in on the painted wolves featured in episode four of Dynasties.

Posh flight returns to the sky

Emirates takes full service to dizzying heights

Posh flight returns to the sky

One of the world’s poshest flights is back in the sky.

Five movie hotels you can stay in

Five famous movie hotels you can stay in

Five movie hotels you can stay in

Stay in the same hotels as your favourite on-screen characters.

Airbnb: What’s the COVID-19 policy?

Travel SOS: Will Airbnb refund you should COVID disrupt your plans?

Airbnb: What’s the COVID-19 policy?

What happens if you book and borders close again? Will you get your money back?

Irish trick or treat

Traditional food for an Irish Halloween

Irish trick or treat

It’s not too tricky to treat yourself with some Halloween goodies this weekend.

The world’s most popular attractions

How many of the world’s top attractions have you been to?

The world’s most popular attractions

These top attractions are bound to surprise.

Three emerging travel trends

Travel expert predicts top three emerging travel trends

Three emerging travel trends

Expedia Group’s Drew Bowering discusses how we will prepare for the new normal.

Spooky past behind ghost towns

Uncover the spooky past behind Colorado’s ghost towns

Spooky past behind ghost towns

This Halloween is out, but maybe you can start planning for next year?

Revel in past glories Gran Canaria

Forget the present and revel in past glories in Gran Canaria

Revel in past glories Gran Canaria

There’s something reassuring about a stay in an historic property, says Liz Ryan.

Flight Centre CEO talks all things travel

Flight Centre CEO talks all things travel with YourLifeChoices

Flight Centre CEO talks all things travel

Travel expert James Kavanagh tells us what’s next for domestic travel.

How safe is aeroplane air?

Airline update: How safe is the air in aeroplanes?

How safe is aeroplane air?

The US Department of Defense suggests that people don’t need to worry about circulating air ...

Regions hardest hit by COVID

Which countries suffered most from COVID-19?

Regions hardest hit by COVID

Travel ground to a halt for much of this year, but some countries were hit ...

Embrace repeat travel

10 reasons to embrace repeat travel

Embrace repeat travel

Going back for more shouldn't be ignored

In defence of camping

In defence of camping – the perfect post-lockdown holiday

In defence of camping

Seven reasons to learn to love it

Road trips to bushfire affected regions

van driving along a gravel road

Road trips to bushfire affected regions

This is the ‘new normal’ for Aussie travel and these holidays should top your list.

Six super cool Aussie Airbnbs

Six super cool Aussie Airbnbs

Six super cool Aussie Airbnbs

Where wilderness meets modern comfort; Australia’s best Airbnbs.

Pay when you stay hotel deals

montage of australian hotels

Pay when you stay hotel deals

With WebJet, you’ll not be out of pocket if COVID-19 thwarts your travel plans.

New Dolly Parton themed bar

New Dolly Parton themed bar

New Dolly Parton themed bar

The short answer is, yes – but also, no ...

Social distancing improves holidays

Ways social distancing could actually make your holiday better

Social distancing improves holidays

Sometimes holidays need to be a break from other people.

Australia becoming a ‘hermit’ nation

Australian flag waving on a flagpole with a security fence and keep out sign in the foreground

Australia becoming a ‘hermit’ nation

Australia needs to be brave and roll the dice on a bubble or two, says ...

Why is your passport that colour?

Why is your passport that colour?

Why is your passport that colour?

Why do passports only come in one of four colours?

Super state-by-state travel deals

pulman bunker bay resort

Super state-by-state travel deals

There’s so much to see and do in Australia, so why not try to see ...

Which hotels will be the big winners?

Will remote hotels be the big winners in a post-COVID world?

Which hotels will be the big winners?

People will travel again. The question is, where will they go?

Most complained about attractions

Revealed: World’s most complained about attractions

Most complained about attractions

Australia’s most famous landmark is also one of the world’s most disappointing.

How to hire a campervan

What you need to know when hiring a campervan

How to hire a campervan

Road trips will undergo a resurgence in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Airports reimagined

Reimagining international airports in COVID-19

Airports reimagined

The way we design airports will be critical when responding to a pandemic.

Embrace the staycation

Eight reasons to embrace the staycation

Embrace the staycation

Sometimes they make for better holidays anyway.

Top Lake Mac road trip highlights

Top Lake Mac road trip highlights

Top Lake Mac road trip highlights

Lake Macquarie is the ideal destination for a self-driving day trip or mini-break.

Six ways to bag a travel freebie

Six ways to bag a travel freebie …

Six ways to bag a travel freebie

… but beware the pitfalls.

How to embrace isolation on your next holiday

How to embrace isolation on your next holiday

How to embrace isolation on your next holiday

Travellers are steadily growing tired of over-tourism, here's how to avoid it.

Virgin Galactic spaceship cabin

See inside Virgin Galactic’s new ‘spaceship cabin’

Virgin Galactic spaceship cabin

One ticket to the endless void, please.

NZ bubble six months away

Trans-Tasman travel bubble is six months away: Air NZ boss

NZ bubble six months away

Safe, quarantine-free passage between Australia and New Zealand ‘months away’.

Unexpected sights in Paris

Dianne Motton shares some of the more unexpected sights you may see in Paris

Unexpected sights in Paris

You’d be amazed at what you see when you look out your hotel window.

Most impressive religious sites

Five of the world’s most impressive religious sites

Most impressive religious sites

These iconic places of worship should be on your travel list.

Cash incentives for NT holidays

woman looking over kings canyon in australias northern territory

Cash incentives for NT holidays

Tourism NT is paying you to travel to the Territory this summer.

QLD top attraction announced

Spirits of the Red Sand: Queensland’s best tourist attraction

QLD top attraction announced

Queensland’s top 150 attractions and destinations have been announced.

Singita’s safari with a luxurious twist

East African Safari with a sophisticated spin

Singita’s safari with a luxurious twist

This once in a lifetime experience takes safari to a new level.

Brazilian islands – COVID survivors only

Brazilian islands open – if you’ve had coronavirus

Brazilian islands – COVID survivors only

Some of the world’s most beautiful islands have opened up to tourists – with a ...

Taking on Torres del Paine

Dairne John takes on Torres del Paine National Park in Chile

Taking on Torres del Paine

Dairne’s wings may be clipped for now, but she still dreams of Chile.

Take a tour of ‘The Gully’

‘The Gully’ is as outback as you can get

Take a tour of ‘The Gully’

Meet the locals on a farm and pub tour through the Balonne Shire Council.

50 years without ‘Seattle’s Son’

Commemorating the death of ‘Seattle’s Son’, 50 years on

50 years without ‘Seattle’s Son’

It only took Jimi Hendrix four years to set the world on fire.

New York’s newest park

New York is building its newest park in the middle of the Hudson River

New York’s newest park

What happens when a city runs out of land?

What about the buskers?

Innovative campaign to support city buskers

What about the buskers?

Restrictions and a fear of crowds have sent audiences running.

New opportunities for older travellers

Virtual tourism could offer new opportunities for older travellers

New opportunities for older travellers

New tech could mitigate some of the pandemic’s impact on the tourism industry.

Hong Kong wants an Aussie bubble

hong kong city with sunset

Hong Kong wants an Aussie bubble

Hong Kong says Australia is part of its travel bubble aspirations.

Are quarantine hotels safe?

Will quarantine hotels ever be safe again?

Are quarantine hotels safe?

Hugh is thinking about travel but is nervous about hotel stays.

Victoria delivered to your door

‘Click for Vic’ and get the best of the state delivered to your door

Victoria delivered to your door

Why not ‘click for Vic’ and enjoy a Victorian-themed staycation?

Central NSW spring bucket list

‘Great Outdoors’ bucket list to spring in Central NSW

Central NSW spring bucket list

Travel writer Gabrielle Brewer shares her Central NSW experiences.

Take a virtual tour of Uluru

Travel Vision: Explore Uluru virtually

Take a virtual tour of Uluru

Hear the stories and songs of traditional owners as you explore Uluru – virtually.

Countries lining up for Aussie bubble

plane inside a bubble

Countries lining up for Aussie bubble

Federal government reportedly considering several COVID-19 travel bubbles.

Slow travel tips for your next sojourn

Five slow travel tips for your next holiday

Slow travel tips for your next sojourn

Take a break, relax, rejuvenate and connect to people, cultures, food and music.

Make late-night flights more bearable

Ways to make late-night flights more bearable

Make late-night flights more bearable

Bag a bargain and beat the stress of flying at night with these top tips.

Tassie’s loo with a view

Tassie's strange new (proposed) tourist attraction

Tassie’s loo with a view

An unlikely bathroom break on the clifftops of Tassie.

2020: The year of the road trip

It’s official: 2020 is the year of the road trip

2020: The year of the road trip

Camplify research reveals that Australians are hitting the highways in record numbers.

See Australia’s Central Coast

Harvest TV showcases the best the Central Coast has to offer

See Australia’s Central Coast

Hidden treasures, fascinating people and a beautiful, fertile and productive hinterland.

Divine DIY backyard pilgrimages

Finding the divine in your own backyard

Divine DIY backyard pilgrimages

As coronavirus curtails travel, backyard pilgrimages become the way to a spiritual journey

Trapped 2000m above terra firma

Dianne Motton tells of the time she was trapped 2000m above Spanish soil

Trapped 2000m above terra firma

‘I burst into tears, sure that my obsession with travel had killed my children.’

Sound of Ireland

Six things all music lovers should know about Ireland

Sound of Ireland

When you think of Ireland, do you think of music?

Max is amazed at Fes medina

Max Williams: Expect to be amazed at Fes medina

Max is amazed at Fes medina

It would be easy to get lost here – our internal GPS is well and ...

Paddock to plate in Tassie

Paddock to plate cooking schools in Tasmania

Paddock to plate in Tassie

Pull your own produce from the ground at these top Tassie cooking schools.

Queensland to stay closed

How long will Queensland stay closed to the southern states?

Queensland to stay closed

The Sunshine State keeping its gates shut on Victoria and New South Wales.

There’s still hope for crowded cities

No need to give up on crowded cities – we can make density so much better

There’s still hope for crowded cities

Urban researchers say there’s still hope for crowded cities, but how?

What you don’t know about Switzerland

Unknown fun facts about Switzerland

What you don’t know about Switzerland

There’s more to this tiny nation than chocolate, watches and pen knives.

25 top Scenic Rim lunch spots

25 top lunch spots an hour outside Brisbane

25 top Scenic Rim lunch spots

Here’s where Shelley Winkel says you should go …

Gold Coast says ‘come and play’

Travel Vision: Destination Gold Coast says ‘come and play’

Gold Coast says ‘come and play’

Come Back and Play and help revitalise the region’s tourism sector.

Who'll save Aussie tourism?

High-earners more likely to save Australia’s ailing tourism sector

Who'll save Aussie tourism?

And discounting will only drive them away, says Roy Morgan.

Air travellers’ biggest fears

Air travellers reveal their biggest COVID-related ‘air fears’

Air travellers’ biggest fears

What concerns you most about post-pandemic travel?

Australia’s road trip renaissance

Older Australians leading the charge on road trip safety

Australia’s road trip renaissance

Older generations tend to take more precautions before hitting the road.

Travel bubble on the backburner

Travel bubble on the backburner for some time, says NZ PM

Travel bubble on the backburner

Ms Ardern says community transmission numbers are still ‘too high’.

Aussies can still travel ‘over-seas’

Aussies can still travel ‘over-seas’ with these brilliant travel deals

Aussies can still travel ‘over-seas’

Don’t just dream your next over-seas escape – book it now!

Sri Lanka a dream destination

Nine Arches Bridge from above Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka a dream destination

Why Sri Lanka is a strong contender for the dream holiday destination.

Mysterious new Aussie airline

magnifying glass over airplane with a question mark

Mysterious new Aussie airline

Who is this Brisbane-based “new start-up airline in Australia”?

Crowdfunding saves Fijian families

$40,000 donation benefits Turtle Island’s local community

Crowdfunding saves Fijian families

Crowdfunding saves families stricken by Cyclone Harold and COVID-19.

Whale watching in Sydney

Whale watching makes a splash in Sydney

Whale watching in Sydney

Captain Cook Cruises Sydney is making a splash with whale watching cruises.

New look Red Centre resort

sails in the desert resort uluru

New look Red Centre resort

Airport and resort has used lockdowns to complete multi-million dollar upgrades.

Looking for a lockdown antidote?

tour group standing on a mountain top looking out over the sea

Looking for a lockdown antidote?

Guests and the broader travel industry will benefit from this superb offer.

You cannot eat history

Historic towns are hurting, but they’ve seen worse than this pandemic

You cannot eat history

Dianne Motton reflects on basic human needs being overshadowed by history.

Low cost vs full service, post-COVID

jetstar and virgin planes parked on the tarmac during covid pandemic

Low cost vs full service, post-COVID

Just over one in 10 believed aviation was prepared for a crisis like COVID-19.

Victorian anti-tourism campaign

victorian anti tourism campaign posters

Victorian anti-tourism campaign

Stay the **** away: Victorian anti-tourism campaign makes friends and enemies.

Indonesia plans travel bubble

Indonesia toys with idea of Australian travel bubble

Indonesia plans travel bubble

There are plans in the works to create an Australian-Indonesian travel bubble.

100 travel bubble experiences

Over 100 travel bubble experiences

100 travel bubble experiences

Dream trips are waiting for travel bans to lift.

Land of ice, fire and flights

Iceland opens its borders for tourists

Land of ice, fire and flights

You’d be forgiven for feeling COVID-19 had never happened here.

Road trip capital of the USA

10 road trips that will move Nevada to the top of your US wish list

Road trip capital of the USA

Put the journey before the destination and follow your curiosity along a Nevada road trip.

US state you may be able to visit soon

Hawaii most likely to be the first US state Australians can visit

US state you may be able to visit soon

‘The state needs to bring back tourism in some way. We need money.’

Travel bubble now up to us: Ardern

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern says the ‘travel bubble’ is up to Australian leaders

Travel bubble now up to us: Ardern

Trans-Tasman bubble talks keep would-be tourists on the edge of their seats.

Underrated natural US wonderlands

Top five most underrated US parks

Underrated natural US wonderlands

It’s no secret that the USA has some of the most diverse and stunning landscapes.

Utah from home

Cooking up a storm with #UtahFromHome

Utah from home

Utah culinary artists share their special recipes that you can recreate from home.

Aussies now allowed European entry

Aussies now allowed European entry

Aussies now allowed European entry

Australia and 17 other countries have been granted access to EU nations.

Time to book your New Zealand trip?

When is the best time to book your New Zealand snow trip?

Time to book your New Zealand trip?

Immanuel Debeer explores the possibility of a trans-Tasman trip across the ditch.

Sicily tempts tourists

Sicily’s enticing proposition to lure tourists back

Sicily tempts tourists

Would this offer help you overcome your COVID fears?

A taste of South Africa

Travel Vision: Bringing a taste of South Africa to your kitchen

A taste of South Africa

South African Tourism’s six-part cooking series with chef Warren Mendes.

Thousands of $19 fares on sale now

qantas tailfins

Thousands of $19 fares on sale now

Low fares should encourage domestic tourism after months of isolation.

International travel ban extended

couple waiting to leave an empty airport

International travel ban extended

The trans-Tasman travel bubble is the only hope for overseas travel before 2021.

We love Vilnius' new travel campaign

floating rocks with a castle on top and a hot air balloon in the background

We love Vilnius' new travel campaign

Whomever is behind the latest ads promoting Vilnius deserves another award.

Do you need a border passport?

Travel SOS: Can I get into Queensland without a border passport?

Do you need a border passport?

If you don’t have a border passport, don’t bother showing up to the border.

Staying safe on public transport

Staying safe on public transport

Staying safe on public transport

As coronavirus restrictions ease, here’s how you can navigate public transport as safely as possible.

Where to find cheap fuel this weekend

Where to find the cheapest fuel for your long weekend road trip

Where to find cheap fuel this weekend

Relaxed restrictions mean petrol prices will soon rise from historic lows.

Overseas travel by July?

qantas and air new zealand tailfins

Overseas travel by July?

New Zealand no riskier than travelling within Australia, says tourism expert.

Grounded planes change weather forecasts

Grounded aircraft could make weather forecasts less reliable

Grounded planes change weather forecasts

It’s not just the airline industry that’s reeling from the sudden change.

AirAsia’s head-turning hazmat uniforms

AirAsia’s head-turning hazmat uniforms for flight attendants

AirAsia’s head-turning hazmat uniforms

The uniform is “fusion of fashion and safety” and will define standards of flying.

New York City presses pause

Travel Vision: Startling images of New York City on ‘pause’

New York City presses pause

As fascinating as this footage is, we can only hope it’s not the new norm.

Giving the gift of travel

gift box with a holiday resort inside it

Giving the gift of travel

Gerard wants to turn his parents travel daydreams into the greatest gift of all.

Oh, the taste of escape!

Innovative campaign to inspire future travel to the Sunshine Coast

Oh, the taste of escape!

A Taste of Escape helps visitors experience the distinctive sounds of the region.

When you dream of Ireland

Travel Vision: What do you see when you dream of Ireland?

When you dream of Ireland

Ireland wants to fill your head and heart with dreams of adventure.

Max’s memoirs: Alaska and environs

Max’s memoirs: Alaska and environs

Max’s memoirs: Alaska and environs

Max takes on the North American mountain tougher to climb than Everest.

Airbnb rolls out sanitisation plan

Airbnb’s post-pandemic sanitisation plan

Airbnb rolls out sanitisation plan

Cleanliness programs will drive post-coronavirus guest confidence.

Serviced hotels saving lives

Free accommodation for the most vulnerable during the pandemic

Serviced hotels saving lives

“It will absolutely save lives,” said Housing All Australians founder.

Bargain flights too good to be true?

qantas jet at sydney

Bargain flights too good to be true?

Are $19 Qantas flights too good to be true?

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