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The best of Brisbane and beyond

Brisbane and beyond

The best of Brisbane and beyond

Seven ways to enjoy this underrated city

How to get a travel 'fix' during lockdown

Six ways to get your travel fix during the pandemic

How to get a travel 'fix' during lockdown

Who needs a passport when you’ve got those old guidebooks?

Celebs lead #RoadTripPledge

Australian celebrities encourage people to take the #RoadTripPledge

Celebs lead #RoadTripPledge

Stayz is offering $100 Visa gift cards for travellers that book holidays to regional areas.

Worst tourists caught on camera

Worst tourists caught on camera

Worst tourists caught on camera

We’ve all seen our fair share of terrible tourists, but these ones take the cake. ...

100 travel bubble experiences

Over 100 travel bubble experiences

100 travel bubble experiences

Dream trips are waiting for travel bans to lift.

How travel must change post-COVID

How travel must change post-COVID

How travel must change post-COVID

Is COVID the perfect storm for sustainable change in the travel industry?

Can you identify these famous palaces?

palace

Can you identify these famous palaces?

It doesn’t hurt to look at how the gentry live – and test your knowledge ...

Canada annual hair freezing contest

The Quick Brown Fox jumped over the Cheeky Black Monkey

Canada annual hair freezing contest

Bad hair days at -20 degrees.

Victorians as popular as canetoads

NSW shuts border with Victoria

Victorians as popular as canetoads

Police guarding all border crossings as NSW slams the door on travelling Victorians.

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.

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.

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.’

When can we go to the US?

What protections are available for booking a US trip?

When can we go to the US?

Sensa had to cancel a trip to the States and wants to know if she ...

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.

Reasons to visit Alaska

Eight reasons to visit Alaska, America’s ‘last frontier’

Reasons to visit Alaska

The last great American wilderness is beguiling, beautiful and breathtaking.

Discover America from the air

Discover America from the air, thanks to this breathtaking aerial footage

Discover America from the air

Aerial America shows us some seriously spectacular shots.

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.

BYO pillow when travelling

Will you need to take your own pillow when travelling?

BYO pillow when travelling

Travel as we know it is about to change dramatically for the foreseeable future.

Where to travel in New Zealand

Where to travel in New Zealand

Where to travel in New Zealand

Peter Harding from Grand Pacific Tours shares his knowledge of the many adventures you could ...

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.

Tigers extinct within a decade

Tigers may become extinct within a decade

Tigers extinct within a decade

Here’s how to see them ethically and support their survival.

Where can you drive?

Travel SOS: Where can you go for a driving holiday?

Where can you drive?

Sam wants to go on a driving holiday from Sydney to Perth. Is she allowed?

The future of air cabins

Is this the future of aircraft cabins?

The future of air cabins

An interior design company has two solutions to stop the spread of germs on flights.

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.

The truth behind travel photos

Travel influencer rewrites Instagram captions with the truth

The truth behind travel photos

Travel influencer embarks on unique trip down memory lane.

Explained: E10 fuel

Everything you need to know about E10 fuel

Explained: E10 fuel

Why do we need E10? Is it safe for your car? Paul Murrell explains.

Most beautiful flower fields

Are these the world’s most beautiful flower fields?

Most beautiful flower fields

We’ve found some of the most picturesque wildflower fields around the world.

Joanna Lumley takes on Cuba

Joanna Lumley takes on Cuba

Joanna Lumley takes on Cuba

Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley tells us about her latest adventures.

Qantas to come out flying

Qantas to come out flying post-pandemic, but passengers may suffer

Qantas to come out flying

Investment service expects Qantas to recover much quicker than its competitors.

What Google Maps can do for you

Ten useful things you didn't know Google Maps could do

What Google Maps can do for you

Google Maps is great for directions, but wait, there’s so much more it can do.

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.

What is a travel bubble

What is a ‘travel bubble’ and which countries look likely to get one?

What is a travel bubble

Pacific countries want to be included in the trans-Tasman bubble.

How hotels will change post-COVID

Travel SOS: How your hotel will be different post-COVID

How hotels will change post-COVID

What changes can we expect from the hotel industry once it opens back up?

Roadblocks if you hit the road today

Here’s where you can travel if you hit the road today

Roadblocks if you hit the road today

Victoria and New South Wales fuming after South Australia’s snub.

Play The Amazing Race

Enjoy watching The Amazing Race? Why not try it yourself?

Play The Amazing Race

Do you enjoy watching the Amazing Race? This app may be for you.

213 things to do in NSW

213 things to do in NSW

213 things to do in NSW

Destination NSW has just released a list of 213 things to do in the state.

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.

Uber’s car rental option

Uber to offer car rental option in Australia

Uber’s car rental option

Ride-sharing app promises to make renting a car easier and more rewarding.

COVID-19 changes air travel

How the pandemic will change the way we fly

COVID-19 changes air travel

Airline quality rating expert explains how the air travel will change.

Filtered flatulence for flyers

Filtered farts for flyers

Filtered flatulence for flyers

A confined space. Lots of people. Inevitable wind. One solution.

World's most surreal landscapes

World's most surreal landscapes

World's most surreal landscapes

The nine destinations where your dreamscapes are a reality.

How cruising will change

How cruising will look post-pandemic

How cruising will change

Cruising holidays will look very different after the COVID-19 crisis passes.

Pilots back trans-Tasman bubble

Pilots back trans-Tasman bubble and reopening borders

Pilots back trans-Tasman bubble

Pilots say that they are ready to help kickstart tourism again when needed.

Places where climate change is real

Nine places that prove climate change is real

Places where climate change is real

The planet is in a climate crisis, these are the places that prove it.

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.

What is an immunity passport?

What is an immunity passport and can it get people travelling again?

What is an immunity passport?

Victoria wants to know if certificates of immunity might be a way to restart travel.

Keep our borders closed, says member

Keep our borders closed, says member

Keep our borders closed, says member

‘The tourism losses may seem terrible, but better to lose them than our lives.’

Trans-Tasman travel by 1 July?

Trans-Tasman travel by 1 July?

Trans-Tasman travel by 1 July?

Cautious resumption of flights between Australia and New Zealand on the cards.

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.

Five cool travel bots

Five coolest robots taking over the travel industry

Five cool travel bots

Travel bots aren’t the coolest things ever? Sorry, does-not-compute.

On standby, together

Travel may be on standby, but we’re in it together

On standby, together

Here’s a reminder that we’ll be able to spread our wings again.

Surprising Chinese travellers’ wish lists

You'll never believe what tops Chinese travellers’ wish lists

Surprising Chinese travellers’ wish lists

The unexpected destination Chinese travellers are dreaming about.

Verdict on our COVID-19 response

Four ways our COVID-19 response was a triumph; four ways it fell short

Verdict on our COVID-19 response

Four ways our measures were a triumph and four ways they fell short.

IATA opposes social distancing

Top air industry association opposes onboard social distancing

IATA opposes social distancing

IATA proposes alternative measures to support a layered approach to biosecurity.

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.

Judi Dench is bowled over by Borneo

Judi Dench is bowled over by Borneo – here’s why…

Judi Dench is bowled over by Borneo

Judy Dench shares how much she loved Borneo and why it should be on your ...

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.

Transform your home into a luxury hotel

How to transform your home into a luxury hotel

Transform your home into a luxury hotel

Unpack your bags, and follow these tips to turn your home into a multi-sensory space.

Hong Kong reinventing tourism

How Hong Kong is using COVID-19 to reinvent tourism

Hong Kong reinventing tourism

Asian destination looks to elevate service standards in post-pandemic world.

Credit card refunds for travel

Travel SOS: Can your bank recover money spent on travel?

Credit card refunds for travel

Paul is yet to get money back for cancelled travel and wonders if his bank ...

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.

Sunny outlook for domestic travel

Sunny outlook for domestic travel post COVID-19 restrictions

Sunny outlook for domestic travel

Australians are keen to travel close to home when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

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.

Trees, timber and tiled opulence

Why your accommodation can be part of the travel experience

Trees, timber and tiled opulence

Where you stay can be as much a part of the travel experience as the ...

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.

New cleaning standard for hotels

New cleaning standard for hotels

New cleaning standard for hotels

Hilton Hotels will deliver an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection.

Travel pause positives

A pause in travel could be positive for all of us

Travel pause positives

Our slower pace of life is giving the planet some time to recover, and us ...

The future of aeroplane cabins

Is this what aeroplane cabins will look like in the future?

The future of aeroplane cabins

Innovation at 30,000 feet.

Zoos, aquariums secure lifeline

Funding lifeline for zoos and aquariums during pandemic

Zoos, aquariums secure lifeline

Australia’s zoos and aquariums will receive a much-needed funding lifeline.

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.

Seven magnificent castles

Seven magnificent castles you can visit through stunning virtual tours

Seven magnificent castles

Tour these historic wonders from the safety of your front room.

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.

Airbnb rolls out sanitisation plan

Airbnb’s post-pandemic sanitisation plan

Airbnb rolls out sanitisation plan

Cleanliness programs will drive post-coronavirus guest confidence.

How soon until people travel?

Travellers expect to travel within 60 days of virus containment

How soon until people travel?

A survey finds most people would be prepared to travel within two months of containment.

Remove these from bucket list

Five experiences you should cut from your bucket list

Remove these from bucket list

Travel trade association ABTA has issued new guidelines for wildlife tourism. Here are some dos ...

What not to do in a plane emergency

What not to do in a plane emergency

What not to do in a plane emergency

The investigation of plane crash reveals preventable deaths.

How to calculate travel costs

Travel Gadget: A travel tool to help you calculate costs and time

How to calculate travel costs

Travelmath can help you calculate your travel costs, time and distance.

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?

Life in a post-pandemic world

Life in a post-pandemic world

Life in a post-pandemic world

Tell us about what you want from life in a post-pandemic world – and win!

Four virtually amazing days out

Four virtually amazing days out to places you may never go in person

Four virtually amazing days out

Caverns, world wonders, and South African safaris – it’s all out there, inside your home.

Notes from a COVID-19 captive

five star hotel closed

Notes from a COVID-19 captive

Do five stars make a difference when you’re in quarantine? Our travel insider reveals all.

Pandemic postcard from Ontario

Pat Spadafora sends a pandemic postcard from Ancaster, Canada

Pandemic postcard from Ontario

What is lockdown life like in Canada?

Should agents waive fees?

flight centre office in brisbane

Should agents waive fees?

Flight Centre’s position does not reflect a broader industry position.

Dunk Island’s future in doubt

Future of popular tourist destination under a cloud

Dunk Island’s future in doubt

Legal action could delay the redevelopment of Dunk Island and Mission Beach.

Pandemic postcard from Athens

Liz Mestheneos sent us a pandemic postcard from Athens

Pandemic postcard from Athens

Sociologist and researcher Liz Mestheneos tells about pandemic life in Athens right now.

Bizarre plane sustainable flying

Bizarre plane could be the future of sustainable flying

Bizarre plane sustainable flying

What do you get if you cross a commercial airliner with a starfish?

Maximise your points

The seven best ways to maximise points on the ground

Maximise your points

How to maximise point earnings and best-value redemptions outside of flights.

Are you still allowed to go boating?

Are you still allowed to go boating during the lockdown?

Are you still allowed to go boating?

What you can and can’t do on the water during the coronavirus lockdown.

How far off is global travel

Travel boss predicts when we can travel intrastate and then, overseas

How far off is global travel

We could be travelling overseas again in nine months but cruising still a ways off.

Australia’s most trusted cruise operator

Princess Cruises named Australia’s most trusted cruise operator

Australia’s most trusted cruise operator

Results are a “truly accurate measurement of consumer sentiment”, says Reader’s Digest.

Take an unordinary adventure

Tasmania offers adventure ideas that are anything but ordinary

Take an unordinary adventure

Tourism Tasmania has launched its Unordinary Adventures program to inspire travellers.

Self-drive holidays in New Zealand

Self-drive holidays in New Zealand

Self-drive holidays in New Zealand

Paul and his wife are planning a self-drive holiday around NZ and want some advice.

Is it the end of Virgin Australia?

Virgin Australia enters voluntary administration

Is it the end of Virgin Australia?

Without a significant cash injection, experts say the airline will collapse within six months.

Creating a ‘trans-Tasman’ bubble

Australia and New Zealand in talks over creating a trans-Tasman travel bubble

Creating a ‘trans-Tasman’ bubble

Australians may be allowed to travel overseas sooner than we may have thought.

Virtual galleries online

11 international galleries you can explore online

Virtual galleries online

Would-be travellers can now explore the world’s top galleries and museums online.

Putting isolation in perspective

Putting isolation in perspective

Putting isolation in perspective

YourLifeChoices member Edwin Pope recalls a visit to an isolated village in Haiti to visit ...

Diggers’ reports from faraway lands

Call for families to unearth short stories of our local diggers for ANZAC 2020

Diggers’ reports from faraway lands

Sharing diggers’ stories from your hometown is a great way to commemorate ANZAC Day.

End of the line for cruise ships?

Could this be the end of the line for cruise ships?

End of the line for cruise ships?

If it’s not the end, it will certainly be the beginning of major changes for ...

Travel SOS: is a road trip for me?

Will the ‘great Aussie road trip’ be for me?

Travel SOS: is a road trip for me?

Lee Mylne shares some great Aussie road trip resources.

Quiz: Geography meets history

olde worlde map

Quiz: Geography meets history

Where history and geography collide.

Has your hotel data been hacked?

Has your hotel data been hacked?

Has your hotel data been hacked?

Hotels and resorts operator Marriott has suffered a serious data breach.

Travel tips you should never follow

Travel tips you should never follow

Travel tips you should never follow

The tips and tricks you receive from well-meaning family and friends are often ill-informed or ...

When can I go overseas?

woman holding a globe, wearing a surgical mask, staring out her window

When can I go overseas?

Tourism minister says the ban could be in place for some time yet.

Dreaming doesn’t stop

kid dressed up as an old style pilot riding on a suitcase in the sky

Dreaming doesn’t stop

We’ve all had to hit the pause button on our holidays, but the dreaming doesn’t ...

Get a free travel guide

rough guides website

Get a free travel guide

Get your free ebook until 26 April 2020. The offer is valid for one ebook ...

New airbus plane or whale

Airbus plane designed to look like a beluga whale

New airbus plane or whale

Is it a bird, is it a plane, no it’s a … whale?

Travel writing from the home

Great time to try: travel writing from the home

Travel writing from the home

Being in isolation might be a great time to try something new.

Marooned in a Thai paradise

Patong in the pandemic: Marooned in a Thai paradise

Marooned in a Thai paradise

Peter Barry reports on what lockdown life is like in Patong right now.

The travel cost of coronavirus

The unexpected industry taking a hit from travel bans

The travel cost of coronavirus

New analysis shows coronavirus could cost telecommunications operators more than $US25 billion.

Eight travel budget blunders

Eight travel budget blunders

Eight travel budget blunders

Ignorance is bliss – right up until you’re in your overdraft.

Ishikawa is blossoming

Ishikawa is blossoming

Ishikawa is blossoming

Ishikawa's cherry blossoms have returned as sakura season takes hold.

Viking’s armchair travel channel

Viking’s armchair travel channel

Viking’s armchair travel channel

Explore the world in comfort from the comfort of your favourite chair.

2021 set for boom in travel

2021 set for boom in travel

2021 set for boom in travel

New research brings a much-needed sliver of good news.

Which credit card is best for travel?

Which credit card is best for travel?

Which credit card is best for travel?

Edith is planning an overseas trip next year and is wondering about the best way ...

Space smart travel shoes

Space smart travel shoes

Space smart travel shoes

The struggle between comfort, practicality and luggage space has finally been solved.

How to have a holiday at home

How to have a holiday at home

How to have a holiday at home

Easter travel is off, and rightly so, but you don’t have to cancel your camping ...

Holiday in isolation

Holiday in isolation

Holiday in isolation

YourLifeChoices’ travel editor Leon Della Bosca joins John Deeks and Janelle Ward on Mind Your ...

Peter’s last Indian bus journey

Peter’s last Indian bus journey

Peter’s last Indian bus journey

Columnist Peter Leith, who lived in India for many years, puts on his story-telling hat ...

What travel changes mean for you

Changes in the travel industry due to coronavirus – and what they mean for you

What travel changes mean for you

Here’s what the latest pandemic-related travel changes mean for you.

How can you help tourism now?

Travel SOS: How can I support local tourism now?

How can you help tourism now?

Jean wants to know how she’s supposed to help tourism during lockdown.

Daily pandemic life in Italy part two

Daily life in Italy during the coronavirus pandemic

Daily pandemic life in Italy part two

What’s life like in the country hit hardest by COVID-19?

The best upcoming virtual events

The best upcoming virtual events and performances

The best upcoming virtual events

You’ll want to have these upcoming virtual events scheduled in your diary.

Happy ending for stranded ships

Response to cruise ships stranded at sea tests our deepest human values

Happy ending for stranded ships

Holland America Line president Orlando Ashford gives us insight to life onboard a stranded ship.

Benefits of COVID-19 lockdown

locals walk down empty venice streets

Benefits of COVID-19 lockdown

Crystal clear canals and wildlife moving into town are some of the benefits of lockdown.

Protect yourself when using Airbnb

How to protect yourself when using Airbnb

Protect yourself when using Airbnb

What happens if you’re injured while staying at an Airbnb?

How long will public transport last?

How long will public transport last?

How long will public transport last?

How long can the public transport sector keep running with so few commuters?

Where to find the best package deals

Travel SOS: Where can you find the best package deals?

Where to find the best package deals

Carole wants to know where are the best places to look for travel deals.

So much for social distancing

passengers disregarding social distancing laws at sydney airport

So much for social distancing

‘Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has some questions to answer,’ says Labor Senator.

Best layering clothes for travel

Best layering clothes for travel

Best layering clothes for travel

Layered clothing may just be the solution to many of your packing problems.

Daily pandemic life in Italy part one

Daily life in Italy during the coronavirus pandemic

Daily pandemic life in Italy part one

What’s life like in the country hit hardest by COVID-19?

Buy now, pay later travel plans

Travel SOS: Is it possible to buy now and pay later for travel?

Buy now, pay later travel plans

Cherie has had to cancel a trip to Europe due to COVID-19, but has a ...

Hotels doing their part for COVID-19

How hotels are doing their bit to help with coronavirus recovery

Hotels doing their part for COVID-19

Hotels hope to help ease the burden on our struggling health system.

How airlines plan to protect points

How Qantas and Virgin plan to protect your points

How airlines plan to protect points

Virgin missed the mark but quickly corrected a disappointing situation.

Public transport shutdown possible

Pandemic peak hour at Flinders Street Station, Melbourne

Public transport shutdown possible

How would a public transport shutdown affect you?

The benefits of volunteer tourism

Would you take a holiday in a disaster zone?

The benefits of volunteer tourism

Volunteer tourism can help communities recover from natural disasters.

Things to do when stuck at home

woman exercising at home

Things to do when stuck at home

Retirees are usually an active bunch, so what are you going to do with all ...

Silver lining for NSW destinations

Coffs Harbour takes out top Aussie destination for 2020

Silver lining for NSW destinations

It’s a silver lining for a state recently smothered by bushfire clouds.

The colours of Australian autumn

The colours of Australian autumn

The colours of Australian autumn

Autumn is the best time of the year for a weekend away or a day-long ...

Don’t give up on travel

Don’t give up on travel

Don’t give up on travel

Even if you’re not ready to travel, you can still dream about travel.

The end of travel as we know it

airport worker fixing a plane

The end of travel as we know it

The end of travel as we know it could be an opportunity for a better ...

Max drills into dental tourism

Max Williams does dental tourism in Bali

Max drills into dental tourism

Why pay a fortune for dental work in Australia when you can get it done ...

PM announces new measures

PM announces new measures

PM announces new measures

Drastic social distancing measures, aged care funding and protection for tenants features of the PM’s ...

What is wellness travel?

What is wellness travel?

What is wellness travel?

Katherine Droga joins us this week to talk about the Wellness Tourism Summit and what ...

Passionate plea to save travel

man watching sunrise

Passionate plea to save travel

The World Travel and Tourism Council has written an open letter to governments calling for ...

Virgin grounds international flights

Virgin grounds international flights

Virgin grounds international flights

Virgin’s cuts follow Qantas’ 90 per cent reduction in international flights earlier this week.

When to replace your suitcase

How often should you replace your suitcase?

When to replace your suitcase

Andrew is a fan of the theory if it ain’t broke don’t fix it, but ...

How to pack for a cruise

How to pack for a cruise

How to pack for a cruise

With so many activities and facilities on offer, packing for a cruise can be overwhelming. ...

Secrets to successful point hacking

Australia’s most successful point hackers reveal their habits

Secrets to successful point hacking

‘When it comes to airline reward programs, it’s all about working smarter, not harder.’

Australia closes its borders

Australia closes its borders

Australia closes its borders

Closing the borders should prevent the influx of more coronavirus sufferers.

Tweed coast resort from $449

couple in the pool at peppers kingscliff

Tweed coast resort from $449

Treat yourself to a laid-back escape in signature Peppers luxury and embrace the coastal atmosphere ...

Qantas knocked out of the sky

Qantas knocked out of the sky

Qantas knocked out of the sky

‘This is having a devastating impact on all airlines,’ says Qantas chief.

How to ensure you get a refund

How to ensure you get a refund

How to ensure you get a refund

The ACCC has issued advice for consumers when events, flights or travel services are cancelled.

Australia’s funniest place names

eggs and bacon bay road sign

Australia’s funniest place names

Here’s a list of just some of Australia’s quirkiest place names.

Top 10 trending travel destinations

Top 10 trending travel destinations

Top 10 trending travel destinations

Instagram account @earth uncovers the world’s most intriguing travel hot spots.

Qantas putting passengers at risk?

Qantas accused of exposing passengers to coronavirus

Qantas putting passengers at risk?

Qantas may appeal claims that workers were exposed to potentially hazardous conditions.

Kay debunks top five cruise myths

Cruising: are you missing out because of myths?

Kay debunks top five cruise myths

Kay O’Sullivan lays out the truth of what it’s like to holiday at sea.

Cruise line cancellation policies

holland america line ship in port

Cruise line cancellation policies

Holland America Line guests can now cancel any cruise departing through 31 May 2020 for ...

Take a #recoveryweekend in NSW

15 experiences around NSW where you can take a #recoveryweekend

Take a #recoveryweekend in NSW

15 experiences in NSW where you can recharge your batteries by taking a #recoveryweekend

Air New Zealand’s economy beds

Air New Zealand’s economy beds

Air New Zealand’s economy beds

Air New Zealand’s Economy Skynest will put economy travellers to sleep.

Worst seat on plane for sleep

Worst seat on the plane for sleeping

Worst seat on plane for sleep

All economy seats are equal, but some are more equal to others.

The best of Australia’s best

travel awards concept

The best of Australia’s best

Australia’s best tourism organisation honoured on the travel industry’s night of nights.

Google Maps as travel diary

How you can use Google Maps as a travel diary

Google Maps as travel diary

If you keep a travel diary when on holidays, why not let Google do the ...

Say goodbye to beach holidays

Why it might soon be time to say goodbye to beach holidays

Say goodbye to beach holidays

The world may lose half its sandy beaches by 2100. It’s not too late to ...

How fresh is airline food?

Travel SOS: How fresh is airline food?

How fresh is airline food?

Toby wonders how long airline food sits in the trays before it is served to ...

Inspiring tales from rural Queensland

Inspiring tales from rural Queensland wih Shelley Winkel

Inspiring tales from rural Queensland

Shelley Winkle from Queensland Tourism takes us off the beaten track but still only a ...

Gold Coast getaway from $799

aerial view of gold coast marriott lagoon pool

Gold Coast getaway from $799

Your dream Gold Coast getaway awaits at Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort and Spa.

Most popular destination for Aussies

The top 10 countries Australians travelled to in 2019

Most popular destination for Aussies

New Zealand continued to be the leading destination for Australians travelling overseas.

Where to travel every month

Travel SOS: Where to travel for every month of the year

Where to travel every month

Karen wasn’t satisfied with her zodiac destination and wants some other suggestions.

Australia’s best airport – again

Perth Airport dubbed Australia’s best major hub for the third year running

Australia’s best airport – again

Both passengers and airlines rated Perth as the number one major airport for overall quality ...

History of Qantas in eight minutes

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History of Qantas in eight minutes

‘It’s really a tribute to a century of our people, the changing styles, and our ...

Female travel pants on a budget

Best travel pants for women on a tight budget

Female travel pants on a budget

There are three things you should consider; comfort, practicality and versatility.

10 things not to buy duty free

The items you need to avoid when you go duty-free shopping

10 things not to buy duty free

Don’t be fooled by duty free shopping, some purchase are better made at home.

Botswana’s secret green season

Why you should visit Botswana in the secret green season

Botswana’s secret green season

Jenman Safaris shares its top tips and reasons to visit Botswana during the green season.

Only serving solo travellers

Tour company exclusively dedicated to celebrating solo travellers

Only serving solo travellers

Tour group offers a world first and plans to keep adding exciting solo travel experiences ...

Top 30 Aussie destinations

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Top 30 Aussie destinations

This is shaping up to be a booming year for domestic tourism.

Two nights in Melbourne from $439

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Two nights in Melbourne from $439

Discover Melbourne’s vibrant and eclectic mix of influences with comfort and convenience.

How to be an expert camper

What you need to know to become a road trip expert

How to be an expert camper

Regional areas are screaming out for people to go camping now, but if you haven’t ...

Dangers of travelling with pets

Dangers of travelling with pets

Dangers of travelling with pets

Restraining your dog in the car doesn’t guarantee a safer ride, according to new research.

Best camera add-ons for your phone

Best camera add-ons for your phone

Best camera add-ons for your phone

Using your smartphone as your primary camera is becoming more practical and common than ever. ...

World’s top 10 attractions

Top 10 tourist attractions of the year

World’s top 10 attractions

Which attractions would make up your top ten?

Where are all the Airbnbs?

Ever wondered how many Airbnbs Australia has and where they all are?

Where are all the Airbnbs?

You’ll never believe how many Airbnbs there are in Australia.

Best cruise ships for dining

Which cruise ships have the best onboard dining experiences?

Best cruise ships for dining

Theresa loves her food and wants to know which cruises scoop the dining awards.

Ultimate Australian camping tips

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Ultimate Australian camping tips

If you plan on hitting the open road to explore this great country, here’s what ...

Cook Islands from $495pp return

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Cook Islands from $495pp return

A South Pacific holiday to the Cook Islands keeps becoming more appealing.

13 airport mistakes we all make

13 airport mistakes we all make

13 airport mistakes we all make

Don’t make these rookie mistakes the next time you fly.

London on a tight budget

How to get around London on a tight budget

London on a tight budget

Getting around London doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg – if you ...

Top 20 expedition destinations

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Top 20 expedition destinations

We’ve asked Coral Expeditions to shortlist its top 20 expedition destinations for 2020.

Why you may want your towels washed

Not having your hotel towels washed may be doing more harm than good

Why you may want your towels washed

You may opt for daily towel washes after reading this review.

How to fly with back pain problems

How to fly comfortably if you suffer from back pain

How to fly with back pain problems

Paul is worried about taking a long-haul flight with his bad back.

Edible coffee cups

Air New Zealand is taking waste-free flights to new heights

Edible coffee cups

‘The cups have been a big hit with the customers,’ says Air NZ customer experience ...

Fastest growing destinations

Revealed: world's fastest growing destinations

Fastest growing destinations

The world’s fastest growing tourist destinations are as diverse as they are surprising.

What’s the weather got to do with it?

Too wet? Too cold? Too hot? This is how weather affects the trips we make

What’s the weather got to do with it?

International research shows weather is important in shaping our everyday movements.

Seven nights in Fiji from $1249pp

Flash sale: Seven nights in Fiji from $1249pp, including flights

Seven nights in Fiji from $1249pp

Book before 28 February to take advantage of this sensational Fiji deal.

How safe is air travel?

Study finds commercial air travel is safer than ever

How safe is air travel?

It has never been safer to fly on commercial airlines, according to a new study.

Which airline has the best food?

Which airline has the best food?

Which airline has the best food?

Paul has had a gutful of terrible plane food and wants to know if there ...

How to expel plane toilet smells

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How to expel plane toilet smells

This is a bathroom trick you can use on a plane or at home.

Cruise industry changes in 2020

How to cruise industry will change in 2020

Cruise industry changes in 2020

Cruising has come a long way over the years, and this recent report suggests there’s ...

How to earn five million points

Frequent flyer explains how to earn five million points

How to earn five million points

There’s only one way to earn millions of points, but do you have time to ...

Best under-seat travel bags

Best under-seat travel bags

Best under-seat travel bags

You’ll never have to struggle to lift your overhead carry-on luggage again.

Cruise line inspired by strong women

CMV’s new ship names take inspiration from strong women

Cruise line inspired by strong women

CMV recognises two outstanding female adventurers and pioneers.

Top five tips for touring Toronto

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Top five tips for touring Toronto

Who best to show you the real Toronto? The locals, that’s who.

Tool offers better flight choices

New tool offers passengers better flight choices

Tool offers better flight choices

Researchers have found a way to offer more flights that align with passengers’ preferences.

Cheapest cities to explore in 24 hours

Cheapest cities to explore in 24 hours revealed

Cheapest cities to explore in 24 hours

This research may make you consider an extended stopover.

Culture shock

A strange new world

Culture shock

It was a culture shock for Peter Leith and his family, arriving in Perth from ...

The Vegan Travel Handbook

The Vegan Travel Handbook – a guide to international eco-friendly eating

The Vegan Travel Handbook

Whether vegan, vegetarian or simply curious about sustainable eating, this vegan travel handbook may just ...

How airlines will change in 2020

How the airline industry will change in 2020

How airlines will change in 2020

We ask travel expert Nick Wyatt about the key trends that will shape the airline ...

How coronavirus affects insurance

Where travel insurance companies stand on coronavirus-related claims

How coronavirus affects insurance

Unfortunately many insurance companies won’t cover travellers for coronavirus related claims.

Revealed: World’s best street food

Revealed: Where you’ll find the world’s best street food

Revealed: World’s best street food

Asian cities top the world’s best street food list, but Sydney makes the top 10.

Cheapest country for car hire

Analysis: The cheapest and most expensive country to rent a car

Cheapest country for car hire

Flying to a foreign place is only half the fun: hitting the road when you ...

Campaign to drive bushfire tourism

Campaign to drive tourism following bushfires

Campaign to drive bushfire tourism

Travellers are being urged to consider visiting a bushfire affected area on their next camping ...

Travelling with limited mobility

Travelling with limited mobility

Travelling with limited mobility

Bill wants some advice on how and where to travel with limited mobility.

Reconnect with the world

Slow Travel – reconnecting with the world at your own pace

Reconnect with the world

Slow travel expert Penny Watson shares her five favourite immersive travel tours.

Indonesia’s ‘10 new Balis’ project

Indonesian government announces exciting ’10 new Balis’ project

Indonesia’s ‘10 new Balis’ project

The Indonesian government plans to develop 10 exciting destinations to support the country’s rising popularity.

Best way to learn a language for free

Best way to learn a language for free

Best way to learn a language for free

If you’ve always dreamed of speaking another language, you’re not alone. Luckily, these free resources ...

Tips when booking a budget airline

Tips when booking a budget airline

Tips when booking a budget airline

June is considering a budget airline for the first time and wants to know if ...

Best inflight entertainment

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Best inflight entertainment

UK travel site Globehunters has analysed 20 of the world’s biggest long-haul carriers to find ...

Victoria open for business

12 apostles at the great ocean road

Victoria open for business

Melbourne, The Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, Mornington Peninsula, Yarra Valley, Grampians, and many other ...

Ten first-time travel mistakes

Ten first-time travel mistakes

Ten first-time travel mistakes

We look at 10 mistakes commonly made by first-time travellers.

Six-day Darwin tour from $1799pp

Six-day tour of Darwin, Kakadu and Litchfield from $1799pp

Six-day Darwin tour from $1799pp

Experience the magic of ancient Indigenous culture on this six-day tour of the Top End.

Bizarre in-flight behaviours

Bizarre in-flight behaviours

Bizarre in-flight behaviours

Long-haul flights don’t bring out the best in anyone. In fact, it’s fair to say ...

Explore India from $880 per person

Explore India from $880 per person

Explore India from $880 per person

Embark on a 10-day rich cultural exploration of North India.

Why you should holiday here

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Why you should holiday here

Tourism Australia is asking Aussies to get out and see this beautiful country and explore ...

SE Queensland taking all comers

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SE Queensland taking all comers

Queensland is open for business after floods and fires.

Five most comfortable travel shoes

Five most comfortable travel shoes

Five most comfortable travel shoes

Just as an uncomfortable pair of shoes can ruin your holiday, a comfortable pair can ...

World’s worst tourists

Who are the world’s worst tourists?

World’s worst tourists

If you’ve ever been travelling, you may have caught yourself shooting daggers at other tourists ...

No more Uber in London, for now

Uber loses its London licence

No more Uber in London, for now

Decision leaves London cabbies rubbing their hands together with glee.

Flying? How to avoid coronavirus

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Flying? How to avoid coronavirus

Simple tips on airplane travel in light of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Why are more Aussies travelling solo?

Report reveals what motivates Aussies to travel solo

Why are more Aussies travelling solo?

What prevents you from travelling alone? What motivates you? Aussie travellers have their say.

Aussies foot tourists’ medical bills

Aussies footing the bill for unpaid medical costs left by foreign visitors

Aussies foot tourists’ medical bills

Aussies left covering the doctor’s bill for errant tourists.

Don’t be that traveller

The type of traveller you don’t want to be, or meet on your holiday

Don’t be that traveller

Leon lists nine travellers you don’t want to be, or meet, on your holiday.

Trivago misled consumers on rates

Trivago misled consumers on rates

Trivago misled consumers on rates

Federal Court finds travel website Trivago misled consumers about cheap hotel deals.

Travel by your 2020 star sign

Where you should travel in 2020, according to your star sign

Travel by your 2020 star sign

Stuck for travel inspiration? Why not follow the stars?

Qantas world’s safest airline

Top 20 safest airlines for 2020

Qantas world’s safest airline

Australia’s favourite carrier is tops for safety.

What not to say overseas

Seven things to never say overseas

What not to say overseas

No-one wants to make a fool of themselves in front of the locals, and even ...

Amazing Phuket deals from $179

Book a stay at a Phuket resort from $179 for three nights

Amazing Phuket deals from $179

Stay in a modern resort with four swimming pools and a spa, set minutes from ...

World’s most dangerous cities

The world’s – and Australia’s – most dangerous cities

World’s most dangerous cities

Australia’s most dangerous cities just crack the top 100.

Cover for any pre-existing condition

Zoom’s new cover means you’ll never again travel underinsured

Cover for any pre-existing condition

No more travelling underinsured when it comes to health.

The secret to better airline food

World’s best airline reveals its secret to better airline food

The secret to better airline food

Advances in airline technology the secret behind better tasting food onboard.

Can you fly for free as a courier?

Can you fly for free as a courier?

Can you fly for free as a courier?

Julia has heard of a way to secure free flights, but is it true?

Who loves flying and not dying?

Prevent cramping and DVT on your next flight

Who loves flying and not dying?

Prevent deep vein thrombosis and cramping with a simple pair of socks.

Pick these flights with your points

Flights you can easily afford with your frequent flyer points

Pick these flights with your points

Got points? Here are the best flights to book

Don’t wear this when you travel

Seven things you should never wear when you travel

Don’t wear this when you travel

We all like to look our best when we travel, but our idea of a ...

How to easily access airport lounges

Does your credit card have airport lounge access?

How to easily access airport lounges

Some premium credit cards have complimentary airport lounge entry as an added feature.

The end of Australian holidays?

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The end of Australian holidays?

Things that once seemed absurd will now need serious consideration.

Emirates launches huge flight sale

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Emirates launches huge flight sale

Award-winning airline Emirates has launched a world-wide sale on flights.

How to avoid travel disasters

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How to avoid travel disasters

Here’s how to deal with 10 common travel disasters.

Revisiting old favourites

Steve Perkin reflects on returning holidays

Revisiting old favourites

Is there reward or loss in going back to places you loved as a child? ...

How to beat the post-holiday blues

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How to beat the post-holiday blues

Coming home from holiday doesn’t have to be a downer.

Is your car in tip-top shape?

How to ensure your car is in tip-top shape for a long trip

Is your car in tip-top shape?

Motoring expert Paul Murrell reveals the keys to a smooth and uneventful journey.

Best travel gadgets of 2019

The five must-have travel gadgets of 2019

Best travel gadgets of 2019

From stopping juice jackers to jackets that keep you safe from pickpockets, here are the ...

Where you wanted to be in 2019

The top 10 places you wanted to be in 2019

Where you wanted to be in 2019

The overarching theme from the stories you clicked was all about ‘secrets’.

Travel tip most people don’t know

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Travel tip most people don’t know

Certainly worth considering, or, at least, a chuckle.

Best travel videos of the year

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Best travel videos of the year

Your top five and my top three travel videos of the year.

Top five travel dilemmas of 2019

Travel SOS: Top five travel dilemmas of 2019

Top five travel dilemmas of 2019

Ben looks back at the travel questions you wanted answered this year and picks his ...

Best and worst travel trends

Best and worst travel trends of the past decade

Best and worst travel trends

We’ve seen bizarre travel trends come and go. These are the best and worst from ...

What’s the hook with $1 hotel stays?

Travel Vision: What’s the catch with $1 Japanese hotel stays?

What’s the hook with $1 hotel stays?

What’s the deal with Asahi Ryokan’s ‘One Dollar Hotel’ page?

Never fly at night with these airlines

Never fly at night with these airlines

Never fly at night with these airlines

Flying with these 30 airlines at night could really wreck your travel plans.

Travel trends to watch in 2020

Five travel tech trends to watch in 2020

Travel trends to watch in 2020

Technology is now an integral part of our lives. Unsurprisingly, the travel industry is adapting ...

Tourism Australia’s ‘Philausophy’

Tourism Australia’s new campaign slammed on social media

Tourism Australia’s ‘Philausophy’

New campaign shines a light on Australia’s greatest assets – its people.

Can you trust Airbnb?

Travel SOS: Can you trust Airbnb?

Can you trust Airbnb?

Cameron has heard a lot of Airbnb horror stories and isn't sure whether the platform ...

Are you a mugger’s dream target?

Ex-mugger tells all: who they target and how they do it

Are you a mugger’s dream target?

Ex-mugger reveals his secrets so you can stay safe in the streets.

Score the empty seat next to you

How to score the dream seating arrangement on a plane

Score the empty seat next to you

Tips to increase your chance of having an empty seat next to you on your ...

World’s most visited cities

East Asian cities dominate the world’s most visited destinations

World’s most visited cities

If you’re looking for a quiet holiday, best steer clear of these cities.

Tell us what you want to know

Tell us what you want to know about travel in 2020

Tell us what you want to know

We answered a stack of your questions in 2019 and now we want to know ...

How to correctly get off a plane

How to correctly get off a plane

How to correctly get off a plane

Despite being stuck in a giant metal tube with hundreds of other people, you don’t ...

Disturbing travel insurance trend

Cancelled holidays occur more often than you’d think: report

Disturbing travel insurance trend

Aussie travellers at risk of significant losses due to disturbing travel insurance trend.

Top points for hearing health checks

Qantas points for Australians who get their hearing checked

Top points for hearing health checks

Australians who get their hearing checked rewarded with Qantas points

World’s most common surnames

Map reveals the world’s most common surnames

World’s most common surnames

Do you know the world’s most common surname?

Travelling with gifts this Christmas

The smart way to travel with gifts this Christmas

Travelling with gifts this Christmas

There is a right and wrong way to handle travelling with gifts this holiday season.

Don’t get spied on when travelling

Five tips for not getting spied on when travelling

Don’t get spied on when travelling

As much as we may like to think our phones and laptops are secure, they ...

Air NZ takes the crown

Air New Zealand knocks Singapore Airlines off its perch

Air NZ takes the crown

Kiwi carrier takes home the crown at this year’s AirlineRatings.com awards.

A new boarding order on planes

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A new boarding order on planes

A study is taking place, and the results may change the way we board our ...

Irish restaurants star in new guide

Little-known culinary destination stars in new Michelin guide

Irish restaurants star in new guide

More restaurants than ever now feature in the coveted culinary companion.

How to find the best value cruises

Travel SOS: How do you find the best value cruises?

How to find the best value cruises

Robert is confused by all the cruise offers that he sees and wants to know ...

Lee Atkinson’s definitive bucket list

Lee Atkinson’s definitive Australia and New Zealand bucket list

Lee Atkinson’s definitive bucket list

We ask Lee for her ultimate bucket list experiences – most of which she’s already ...

Christmas travel checklist

Christmas travel checklist

Christmas travel checklist

Christmas is a busy time of year, so this checklist should make travel planning easier.

Award-winning Cook Islands escape

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Award-winning Cook Islands escape

The award-winning Ikurangi Eco Retreat promises a luxurious eco escape unlike any other.

Four nights in Cairns from $629pp

Four nights in Cairns from $629pp, including flights

Four nights in Cairns from $629pp

Enter a relaxed, village-style oasis in the heart of Cairns.

Going green on the big blue

Australia’s best-loved gardening stars go to sea

Going green on the big blue

Jamie Durie joins fellow experts on Cunard’s first gardening voyage.

Airports furthest from city namesake

Airports furthest from their city namesake

Airports furthest from city namesake

Don’t let an airport’s name deceive you into thinking it’s close to the city… I ...

How to avoid paying baggage fees

How to avoid paying baggage fees

How to avoid paying baggage fees

A few tricks to make sure you never have to pay excess baggage fees.

Insider’s Guide: Niagara Falls

Insider’s Guide: Niagara Falls and surrounding towns

Insider’s Guide: Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls locals share their insider tips on the Falls and the surrounding towns.

Does insurance cover bad weather?

bad weather at the airport

Does insurance cover bad weather?

Melissa was caught out by a snowstorm on her last trip to Europe.

Top gifts for the travel-minded

a range of christmas gifts for travellers

Top gifts for the travel-minded

Seven super gifts ideas for the travel-minded.

Qantas revamps boarding process

Qantas revamps boarding process

Qantas revamps boarding process

Qantas implements a new boarding process for its premium passengers.

Qantas and BP join forces

Qantas and BP logos

Qantas and BP join forces

Marriage between Qantas and BP all but signed off by ACCC.

Platform promises brilliant travels

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Platform promises brilliant travels

‘Connecting people, sharing experiences and creating brilliant memories,” says SeaLink chief.

Fly like a Canadian

Fly like a Canadian

Fly like a Canadian

Air Canada launches a series of fun how-to-be-a-better traveller promos.

Incredible Vietnam deal from $1799

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Incredible Vietnam deal from $1799

Get ready for 12 eye-opening days exploring Vietnam, starting in the country’s capital.

How far can you drive on empty?

How far can you drive on empty?

How far can you drive on empty?

How many extra kms can you squeeze out of your car when its gauge reads ...

Flight attendants divulge food facts

Flight attendants divulge food facts

Flight attendants divulge food facts

Flight attendants spill the beans on airline food.

Stunning South Africa

South Africa: Dairne John puts into pictures what she can’t say in words

Stunning South Africa

Taking the road less travelled from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Sir Richard blows the whistle

Travel Vision: Sir Richard blows the whistle on Virgin Trains

Sir Richard blows the whistle

‘We’ve had the time of our life serving our customers and wanted to celebrate the ...

Disturbing Aussie travel trend

Risky international destinations top traveller wish lists

Disturbing Aussie travel trend

Aussie travellers would travel to a risky destination regardless of DFAT warnings.

What is ‘juice jacking’?

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What is ‘juice jacking’?

It’s an old trick with a new name, and it can ruin your holiday.

Hiking the Italian Riviera

Wandering along the Italian Riviera and Cinque Terre

Hiking the Italian Riviera

Italy experts Tourissimo offer a new hiking tours of Cinque Terre and Portofino.

The Robin Hood of hotel booking

The Robin Hood of hotel booking now available in Australia

The Robin Hood of hotel booking

Travellers ‘guaranteed lower room rates compared to other online travel agents’.

Hotel how to’s go viral

Hotel how to’s go viral

Hotel how to’s go viral

Ever thought of wrapping the TV remote in your shower cap to keep your hands ...

Seven nights in Fiji from $1099pp

Seven nights in Fiji from $1099 per person, including flights

Seven nights in Fiji from $1099pp

Embrace elegant island paradise at The Pearl Fiji.

Snakes alive in Marrakesh

Max Williams is charmed by snake charmers in Marrakesh

Snakes alive in Marrakesh

Looking for a new set of real human teeth? Head to Djemaa el Fna Square ...

Should you lock your suitcase?

Should you lock your suitcase on international flights?

Should you lock your suitcase?

Andrew isn’t sure that locking his suitcase is still worth the hassle.

How to survive the worst plane seat

How to survive the worst seat on a plane

How to survive the worst plane seat

While people have different preferences on a plane, most agree the middle seats are the ...

Extraordinary Tasmania cruises

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Extraordinary Tasmania cruises

See more of Tasmania than you would with any other tour company, cruise line or ...

Have you found Europe’s G-spot?

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Have you found Europe’s G-spot?

Sound familiar? If not you’re either most likely lying or in high demand.

Italy, Croatia, Greece from $4799

18-day tour of Italy, Croatia and Greece from $4799 per person

Italy, Croatia, Greece from $4799

Spend nine days on a guided tour through Italy and then cruise to Croatia, Albania ...

Hilton’s special space cookies

DoubleTree by Hilton’s cookies launched into outer space

Hilton’s special space cookies

Some say DoubleTree by Hilton’s choc chip cookies are out of this world – and ...

When travel providers go bust

Travel SOS: What happens when travel providers go bust?

When travel providers go bust

Kaye wonders what recourse travellers have when their travel companies fail.

Australia’s creative food hub

Bendigo designated a UNESCO Creative City

Australia’s creative food hub

‘This honour recognises that Greater Bendigo has a thriving creative scene,’ says Bendigo mayor.

What is slow travel?

What is ‘slow travel’ and why should you try it?

What is slow travel?

Why rush a destination when you can soak it up slowly?

A most unusual northern holiday

A most unusual northern holiday

A most unusual northern holiday

Are the Northern Lights on your bucket list?

What to do when holidays go wrong

How to ensure your travel insurance claim is successful

What to do when holidays go wrong

Ever had an incident overseas, only to find your insurance claim was unsuccessful?

Travel gadgets you have at home

Travel gadgets you have at home

Travel gadgets you have at home

The best travel essentials may be right under your nose.

Max’s Sahara misadventure

Max Williams shares his Sahara misadventure

Max’s Sahara misadventure

Max discovers the meaning of ‘you get what you pay for’ …

Coral announces three new cruises

Coral Expeditions announce three new Indian Ocean itineraries

Coral announces three new cruises

Coral Geographer further enhances Coral Expedition’s reputation for small ships with big ship comforts.

Is it too late to see the reef?

Is it too late to see the reef in all its glory?

Is it too late to see the reef?

With global warming wreaking havoc, is it too late to see the Great Barrier Reef? ...

Best airports to get stuck in

Travel SOS: What are the best airports to get stuck in?

Best airports to get stuck in

Elaine got caught in Singapore Airport for seven hours and loved the experience.

Virgin wigs out with new campaign

Virgin Australia may have missed the mark on its new campaign

Virgin wigs out with new campaign

Has Virgin Australia finally ‘wigged out’?

Aussies tackling overtourism

Aussie travellers trying to do their bit to tackle overtourism

Aussies tackling overtourism

Aussies are happy to adapt with the times and stray even further from the beaten ...

Airline’s overuse of cellotape

Airline slammed for its liberal use of cellotape to fix planes

Airline’s overuse of cellotape

Indian airline not exactly instilling confidence in its passengers.

Seven ways to annoy hotel staff

Seven ways you’re guaranteed to annoy hotel staff

Seven ways to annoy hotel staff

Want to get on a hotel’s bad side? Here are the buttons to push …

How to spread kindness in Fiji

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How to spread kindness in Fiji

Wednesday 13 November 2019 is World Kindness Day and the perfect chance for Aussies to ...

Gadgets to make travel safer

Gadgets to make travel safer

Gadgets to make travel safer

Being mugged or ripped off can turn any dream holiday into your worst nightmare.

Air NZ offering more legroom

Air New Zealand ‘stretch zone’ means more comfort for taller passengers

Air NZ offering more legroom

Air New Zealand offering economy passengers more comfortable seating options.

Mykonos’ best-kept secret

Discovering Delos: Mykonos’ best-kept secret

Mykonos’ best-kept secret

Greece’s most significant historic, mythological, sacred, archaeological site sits right next door.

Australia’s best restaurants

Aussie foodie capital ignored in best restaurants list

Australia’s best restaurants

An annual tally of TripAdvisor reviews reveals Australia’s ‘best’ restaurants.

Best cruise for non-cruisers

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Best cruise for non-cruisers

Anna wants to take her family on a cruise and wants to know which one ...

The most stressful parts of air travel

Person standing at an airport window whilst their plane takes off

The most stressful parts of air travel

Holidays are meant to be relaxing but according to this study many flyers find the ...

Paying the price for flight shaming

Who’ll pay the price for flight shaming?

Paying the price for flight shaming

‘Flight shaming’ is becoming more widespread and could cost airlines billions.

Cruise ship squeezes in narrow canal

Cruise ship breaks record and squeezes through the Corinth Canal

Cruise ship squeezes in narrow canal

Passengers could almost touch the sides of the cliffs on this epic record-breaking voyage.

Seven nights in Bali from $265pp

Sun island hotel and spa in Bali

Seven nights in Bali from $265pp

This deal for seven nights in a 3.5-star hotel in Bali for just $265 per ...

How the eSim will change travel

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How the eSim will change travel

Finding safe and affordable data is a challenge all travellers face while abroad, but the ...

Sleep secrets of flight crew

Research to unlock sleep secrets of flight and cabin crew

Sleep secrets of flight crew

Have you ever been worried about the alertness of your flight crew during long-haul flights?

Get on down to the ‘ups’

Australian place names ending in ‘up’

Get on down to the ‘ups’

Theories abound as to why these places, and others, have ‘up’ in their names.

Baggage handlers behaving badly

Travel Vision: Baggage handlers behaving badly

Baggage handlers behaving badly

Do you ever worry about how your bag is handled once it’s checked in?

72-night cruise from $6999pp

72-night Sydney to London cruise from $6999

72-night cruise from $6999pp

Imagine Cruising has slashed the price of a 72-night cruise package from Sydney to London.

Dame Helen Mirren’s travel tips

Dame Helen Mirren’s top travel tips

Dame Helen Mirren’s travel tips

Well-loved actress Dame Helen Mirren is still jetsetting around the global at the ripe age ...

Australia’s best hotel

Langham Melbourne dubbed Australia’s best hotel

Australia’s best hotel

The Langham, Melbourne has been dubbed the ‘Number One Hotel in Australia’.

Debunking airline rewards myths

Debunking seven common myths about airline rewards

Debunking airline rewards myths

Point Hacks offer tips on maximising your rewards scheme.

Fly now, pay later airfares

Virgin Australia launching fly now, pay later airfares

Fly now, pay later airfares

Pass a credit and ID check and you could be checking into a flight with ...

Surprise costs can blow your budget

Five surprise travel costs that could blow your budget

Surprise costs can blow your budget

Travelling the world on a budget can be one of the most rewarding things you ...

Best time to travel to Antarctica?

Travel SOS: When is the best time to travel to Antarctica?

Best time to travel to Antarctica?

Catherine wants to tick off an item from her bucket list, but isn’t sure when ...

Australia’s most haunted roads

Do you dare drive down Australia’s most haunted roads?

Australia’s most haunted roads

Fancy a scary sojourn along Australia’s most-haunted stretches of road?

Your brain when you travel

What happens to your brain when you travel?

Your brain when you travel

Travelling benefits your brain from the moment you start daydreaming about plans and lasts long ...

Soon to be cashless countries

Could you cope with travelling to a cashless country?

Soon to be cashless countries

Experts say that, by 2023, cash will not exist in Sweden – and other countries ...

Maldives from $7445 per couple

Enjoy five nights in the Maldives from $7445 per couple

Maldives from $7445 per couple

Surrender to tropical island life with an all-inclusive escape in the Maldives.

Easier way to pay for cruises

Travel SOS: Is there an easier way to pay for cruises?

Easier way to pay for cruises

Anne is struggling to save for her cruise and wants to know what options are ...

Tips for social solo cruisers

Tips to help solo cruisers make friends

Tips for social solo cruisers

These seven simple tips can help solo cruisers have the social trip of a lifetime. ...

No more crying babies onboard

Japan Airlines alerts you if you’re sitting next to a baby on your flight

No more crying babies onboard

One airline actually warns you if you’re sitting next to, or near, an infant on ...

UK study rates Australia ‘riskiest’

Australia voted by Brits as the ‘riskiest destination’

UK study rates Australia ‘riskiest’

Thievery and lost and stolen passports put Australia at the top of the risky list.

The Fiji you won’t see from a resort

The Fiji you won’t see from a resort

The Fiji you won’t see from a resort

Fiji’s true heart lies in its village communities and its people.

Trying the world’s worst delicacies

Travel Vision: Celebs trying horrible local delicacies

Trying the world’s worst delicacies

‘Sometimes, when a dish is local and doesn’t travel, those locals have got to ask ...

The Women’s Weekly World Tour

The Women’s Weekly World Tour

The Women’s Weekly World Tour

Remembering when the big trip – and the subsequent slide night – were part of ...

Cheapest times for travel

Travel SOS: When are the low seasons for travel?

Cheapest times for travel

Lee is interested in knowing when it is cheapest to visit various countries.

Strawberry Field open to tourists

Strawberry Field opens its doors to the public

Strawberry Field open to tourists

Beatles fans will know

Portable eco-friendly cutlery set

The portable gadget for the practical eco-friendly traveller

Portable eco-friendly cutlery set

The availability, hygiene and environmental impact of cutlery are common concerns for travellers seeking a ...

Aussies warned of major travel risk

Australian travellers warned of major health risk overseas

Aussies warned of major travel risk

Many people in Australia may be under-vaccinated without realising it.

Find your ‘not-so local’

Travel Vision: Airbnb wants you to find your 'not-so-local'

Find your ‘not-so local’

‘Pubs are the beating heart of our local communities,’ says Airbnb spokesperson.

Venice may soon be split in two

Venetians set to vote on splitting the town in two

Venice may soon be split in two

Venetians set to vote on splitting the town in two

Eight-day Alaska cruise from $5579

Eight-day Alaska cruise from $5579

Eight-day Alaska cruise from $5579

Embark on a luxury cruise with a difference with Silversea.

Reef, rainforest and heady tropical scents

The city that warms the soul – as well as the body

Reef, rainforest and heady tropical scents

Cairns may be the gateway to tropical north Queensland, but stay a while and you ...

The best way to waste your points

Why you should never use your points for products

The best way to waste your points

Point Hacks calculates the true cost of popular consumer products when they are bought with ...

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 ...

Special deals new Sydney hotel

Editor’s Choice: Special deal on Sydney’s newest hotel stays

Special deals new Sydney hotel

Enjoy 20 per cent off fully flexible room rates at Vibe Hotel Darling Harbour.

More legroom on the way?

Safety rule changes could mean more legroom on planes

More legroom on the way?

FAA to establish the necessary minimum seat pitch, width and length based on safety checks.

Best river cruises for singles

Travel SOS: What are the best river cruises for singles?

Best river cruises for singles

Paulette wants to know if there are any river cruises that offer single cabins.

Best of Brisbane on a budget

Top five fun (and some are) free things to do in Brisbane

Best of Brisbane on a budget

The top five things to see and do in Brisbane, all easily accessible with free ...

Shocking news about plane water

Plane water not even safe for washing hands: study

Shocking news about plane water

A new study reveals shocking news about plane water quality.

Two-minute Mediterranean tour

Travel Vision: A two-minute tour of the Mediterranean

Two-minute Mediterranean tour

An armchair traveller’s tour of Greece, Italy and Turkey.

Tech to cut airport wait times

Melbourne Airport launches new tech to halve security wait times

Tech to cut airport wait times

New tech ‘allows everything to stay in your bag, including laptops, resulting in a quicker ...

Telling Centrelink about travel

When do you need to inform Centrelink about travel plans?

Telling Centrelink about travel

Clayton receives the DSP and wants to know the rules around overseas travel.

The reason airfares are soaring

New data finds the reason that airfares are soaring

The reason airfares are soaring

Airfares have increased by almost 19 per cent over the past three years.

Cruise Fiji for half price

Captain Cook Cruises Fiji offering three free nights and half-price cruises

Cruise Fiji for half price

Captain Cook Cruises Fiji has released its schedule for next year, so now is the ...

Eight Thai nights from $999

Eight-night five-star Thai luxury from $999

Eight Thai nights from $999

Discover true relaxation nestled between the jungle and the blue waters of the Andaman Sea.

Are holiday packages worth it?

Travel SOS: Why are holiday packages so cheap?

Are holiday packages worth it?

Adam is amazed by some of the deals on offer and wants to know the ...

Don’t feel sorry for Old Mate’s mates

South Australia Tourism doubles down on controversial ad

Don’t feel sorry for Old Mate’s mates

Tourism board releases an upbeat sequel to its ‘ageist, offensive’ campaign.

Qantas carry-on rule changes

Qantas increasing carry-on limits for international flights

Qantas carry-on rule changes

Qantas has increased its carry-on allowance for passengers travelling internationally.

World’s best street food revealed

The world’s best street food revealed

World’s best street food revealed

Great news for globe-trotting foodies, the world’s best street food has been revealed.

The cheapest time to book a cruise

Report reveals the cheapest time to book a cruise

The cheapest time to book a cruise

Adventurous spirit and a tight budget? This report shows they can go hand-in-hand.

New Zealand’s secret wine region

Discover New Zealand’s secret wine region: Waitaki

New Zealand’s secret wine region

New Zealand’s newest wine region is also one of its best-kept secrets.

Pack your gadgets like a pro

The gadget to hold all other gadgets

Pack your gadgets like a pro

The gadget to keep all others safe and organised is here.

Seeing southern Queensland country

Southern Queensland country road trips to get your engine revving

Seeing southern Queensland country

This region speaks for itself and quietly cajoles you to take a journey.

Aussies prefer travel over sex

Aussies more excited about holidays than having sex

Aussies prefer travel over sex

The thought of having sex or having a holiday? No competition …

Thailand tops the trouble list

Thailand tops the most troubled country list

Thailand tops the trouble list

It’s the country where trouble finds you and yet it remains one of the most ...

Best value air routes revealed

Best value air routes revealed

Best value air routes revealed

The best value routes, based on cost per kilometre, are also some of the most ...

Foods that give you food poisoning

10 surprising foods that give you food poisoning

Foods that give you food poisoning

The foods every traveller should know to question before eating.

Tag team scammers in Napoli

Be on the lookout for tag team scammers in Napoli

Tag team scammers in Napoli

The perfect scam: Max Williams relays his run-in with tag team scammers in Napoli.

Stay in Melbourne from $130

Stay in a new Melbourne hotel from $130 per night

Stay in Melbourne from $130

Enjoy staying at a brand new apartment hotel in a great Melbourne location.

Saddest tourism ad ever?

South Australia slammed for ‘saddest tourism ad ever’

Saddest tourism ad ever?

The ‘seven things to do in your ’70s’ blog and promotional video may have missed ...

What travel insurance won’t cover

What travel insurance won’t cover

What travel insurance won’t cover

Compare travel insurance to feel sure you are fully covered.

Surprising carry-on luggage rules

These rules around carry-on luggage will shock you

Surprising carry-on luggage rules

The most surprising rules around carry-on luggage in Australia.

A week in Thailand from $1590

Spend seven nights in Thailand from $1590pp, including flights

A week in Thailand from $1590

Days in the dreamy Thai tropical sun under the shade of tall palms await.

Indo island to close in 2020

Popular Indonesian island to close its doors to tourists

Indo island to close in 2020

Your chance to see a Komodo dragon may have passed, unless you have a small ...

Alternatives to dream destinations

Cheap alternatives to pricier dream destinations

Alternatives to dream destinations

The key to travelling in retirement is getting the most bang for your buck.

Be brave, travel your way

Be brave, but not stupid, and travel your way

Be brave, travel your way

Baby boomers were born to be rebels, but have tech-savvy generations left us in the ...

Don’t use airport charging hubs

Never use airport charging hubs (without this)

Don’t use airport charging hubs

The dangers of using airport charging outlets that most travellers never consider.

The golden age of flying

What was it like in the golden age of flying?

The golden age of flying

Flying in the ’50s and ’60s was certainly different to flying today, but was it ...

Fooled by fake reviews

How to spot a fake review: you're probably worse at it than you realise

Fooled by fake reviews

Many of us may be fooling ourselves about not being fooled by others.

There’s no place like home

Research shows Aussies want to stay close to home

There’s no place like home

A massive 11 million Australians travelled within their own state in the past year.

Compassionate fares explained

Travel SOS: Compassionate fares and bereavement flights

Compassionate fares explained

Leon explains how compassionate fares work and which airlines offer them.

The best way to explore Toronto

graffiti wall

The best way to explore Toronto

Hit the ground riding in Toronto with a local-led bike tour.

Google to reimburse flights

Google to reimburse flights

Google to reimburse flights

‘Price guarantee is only available for flights for which we’re confident that the price won’t ...

Digital detox holidays demystified

The effects of disconnecting while travelling

Digital detox holidays demystified

What happens when you leave your devices at home when you go on holiday?

Are airlines tracking you?

Are airlines tracking you to inflate prices?

Are airlines tracking you?

Are airlines that promise us the cheapest rates using our data to inflate ticket prices? ...

Mediterranean fly, stay, play deal

Mediterranean fly, stay and cruise package from $6375pp, twin share

Mediterranean fly, stay, play deal

Luxury fly, stay and play packages have never been more affordable.

80% of cruisers make this mistake

Eight in 10 cruisers think they’re covered by Medicare

80% of cruisers make this mistake

‘Once you’re out on the water; you’re on your own in terms of healthcare,’ says ...

Australia’s favourite destination

New Zealand still Australia’s favourite destination: ABS

Australia’s favourite destination

Australia’s favourite destination is unchanged, says the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

When is it cheap to fly to Italy?

Travel SOS: When is the cheapest time to fly to Italy?

When is it cheap to fly to Italy?

Patrizio is planning a trip back to his homeland and wants to find a cheap ...

Is this Brisbane’s best hotel?

Is this the finest affordable five-star hotel in Brisbane?

Is this Brisbane’s best hotel?

Five stars, fine dining, fabulous location and a fair price: what more could you want ...

The best time to book a cruise

woman booking a holiday online

The best time to book a cruise

Gemma wants to know when is the best time to book a cruise.

Ultimate Ireland must-dos

Five must-do experiences in Ireland

Ultimate Ireland must-dos

Kaye shares her favourite Irish city, country town, coastal drive, castle and medieval port.

Are ‘fatties’ making flying unsafe?

Aussie airlines won’t start charging extra for overweight passengers

Are ‘fatties’ making flying unsafe?

Australian airlines are not allowed to discriminate based on weight, but does this mean your ...

Secret seatbelt signs revealed

Seatbelt sign secret messages revealed

Secret seatbelt signs revealed

Why the constant chiming and blinking? Why?

How will we travel in 2050?

How will we travel the world in 2050?

How will we travel in 2050?

Electric trains, flight rations or ‘mag-lev’ trains – how will we travel in 2050?

Ask for these six cruise freebies

Six free things you can get on a cruise if you ask

Ask for these six cruise freebies

Cruise expert Gary Bembridge reveals the six free things you can get on your next ...

The ultimate travel adaptor

Travel Gadget: The ultimate universal travel adaptor

The ultimate travel adaptor

If you’ve been searching for the ultimate travel adaptor, then look no further.

NZ celebrates 200 years of wine

Cheers to the first 200 years of New Zealand wine

NZ celebrates 200 years of wine

New Zealand raises a glass to its wine industry which, in September, celebrates the planting ...

How to avoid overseas bank fees

Travel SOS: How do you avoid paying overseas bank fees?

How to avoid overseas bank fees

Joanne is wondering whether it is possible to avoid being stung by high fees on ...

Is your hotel really clean?

Simple trick indicates whether your hotel room is really clean

Is your hotel really clean?

Travel pro offers a simple tip to indicate whether or not your hotel room is ...

Four nights in Samoa from $949

Four-night introduction to Samoa from $949 including flights

Four nights in Samoa from $949

Enjoy the natural splendour of the beautiful island of Upolu, Samoa.

Insider’s guide to Chiang Mai

The Thai town that has everything: An insider’s guide to Chiang Mai

Insider’s guide to Chiang Mai

Tips on the best food, coffee and things to do in the largest city in ...

World’s friendliest cities

World’s friendliest cities

World’s friendliest cities

Big 7 surveyed more than 1.5 million people to find the friendliest places on the ...

Flight ban on Apple devices

Flight ban on Apple devices

Flight ban on Apple devices

How do you know if your MacBook Pro is the exploding kind?

Program to pacify passengers

Program to pacify passengers

Program to pacify passengers

We’re always working to make flying as joyful and stress-free as possible, says acting COO.

Which frequent flyer deal is best?

Which frequent flyer deal is best?

Which frequent flyer deal is best?

Would Andrew be better off in a frequent flyer program?

Best time to book Xmas flights

Revealed: The best time to book Christmas flights

Best time to book Xmas flights

It pays to plan ahead and book your airfares in August when airfares are more ...

Be careful what you ask for

Be careful what you ask for

Be careful what you ask for

A seemingly harmless request ends up in a hilarious internet ‘chain mail’ of funny photoshopped ...

How good is Scoot?

How good is Scoot?

How good is Scoot?

Has this young budget airline just flown its competitors out of the sky?

Best travel bag organisers

Best travel bag organisers

Best travel bag organisers

If you’re serious about staying compact and organised when you travel, then these are the ...

Paradise in Port Douglas

Five nights in Port Douglas from $599pp, including flights

Paradise in Port Douglas

Tropical north Queensland has never been cheaper or more exciting.

How to use Google Maps on tour

Clever ways to use Google Maps when you are travelling

How to use Google Maps on tour

Google Maps is great for directions, but have you ever used it to plan your ...

Guide to getting cash back on trips

A traveller’s guide to getting cash back on your overseas trips

Guide to getting cash back on trips

Are you baffled by the regulations surrounding tourist rebate schemes around the world?

Five ways to declutter your suitcase

Five ways to declutter your suitcase

Five ways to declutter your suitcase

You don’t need to be a tidiness expert to declutter your suitcase.

Smooth passage through hectic hubs

Flight attendant shares essential airport tips

Smooth passage through hectic hubs

Stella knows airports and is sooooooper happy to share her secrets with you.

Two nights in Launceston

What you should do on a two-night stay in Launceston

Two nights in Launceston

Gorge yourself on the delights of Tassie’s No.2 town.

Common scams catching Aussies

Survey reveals the most common scams catching out Aussie travellers

Common scams catching Aussies

Aussies discouraged from international travel because of crime.

An unlikely tourist attraction

The boat shed that became a social media superstar

An unlikely tourist attraction

How a humble Perth boathouse became Australia’s most unlikely tourist attraction.

Dangerous destinations for women

The most and least dangerous countries for solo women travellers

Dangerous destinations for women

Can you guess the most and least dangerous destinations for women travelling alone?

World drink-driving laws

What are the drink-driving laws in different countries?

World drink-driving laws

Mick plans to drive around France and visit its wineries. Has he made a bad ...

Dangers of using a phone in flight

Using smartphones on hundreds of planes is dangerous

Dangers of using a phone in flight

Even flight mode could pose a flight danger, says aeronautics professor.

Cheap destinations for solo travel

Cheap destinations for solo travel

Cheap destinations for solo travel

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

Classic China from $1499pp

14-day classic China tour and Yangtze cruise from $1499pp

Classic China from $1499pp

Experience the best of China capped off with a breathtaking Yangtze River Cruise.

The best way to see the Kimberley

The best way to see the Kimberley

The best way to see the Kimberley

It’s not too late to book your 2019 Kimberley cruise, and first-time guests can save ...

What travel brings you

China Airlines’ new travel ad is twisted but funny

What travel brings you

Slightly twisted, but very funny – China Airlines takes a different approach to travel advertising.

Bad news for Aussie travellers

Big price rises on the way for Aussie travellers in 2020: report

Bad news for Aussie travellers

Travel prices within Australia set to rise by almost double the global average.

Cruise boss tells all

CMV cruise boss explains the science behind creating a compelling cruise season

Cruise boss tells all

Imagine putting together six different seasons for a fleet of ships cruising around the world.

Countries with the best healthcare

Report reveals the countries with the best healthcare

Countries with the best healthcare

Report reveals the best healthcare systems around the world.

Carry-on luggage and personal items

The difference between carry-on luggage and personal items?

Carry-on luggage and personal items

Pauline wants to know exactly how much luggage she can take on board her next ...

Budget friendly noise-cancelling headphones

Best budget noise-cancelling headphones for travellers

Budget friendly noise-cancelling headphones

Turn on and tune out with these affordable noise-cancelling headphones.

New low-cost Bali airport

New low-cost airport could save travellers thousands – or not

New low-cost Bali airport

Bali’s new international airport touted as the low-cost carrier’s hub.

Budget South America tours

Exciting overland tours through South America

Budget South America tours

Nine budget South American overland tours for the more intrepid traveller.

Win an Arctic cruise for two!

Win an Arctic cruise for two!

Win an Arctic cruise for two!

Win a luxury voyage for two on the West Greenland Explorer cruise with Aurora Expeditions.

Traveller’s guide to self-care

Traveller’s guide to self-care

Traveller’s guide to self-care

Here’s our seven-step guide to self-care for travellers on the go.

Avalon redefines river cruising

Travel Vision: Which European cruise are you?

Avalon redefines river cruising

If a river cruise is on your wish list, look no further than Avalon Waterways ...

‘Will my souvenir get me in strife?’

Travel SOS: What souvenirs won’t make it back to Australia?

‘Will my souvenir get me in strife?’

Margaret is going to Bali soon and is worried about bring back souvenirs.

Seven hotel tips to save you money

Seven sneaky hotel tips to save you money

Seven hotel tips to save you money

Seven hacks that can help save you money and avoid additional hotel fees.

Strange custom confiscations

The strangest items confiscated at customs

Strange custom confiscations

You’d be amazed at some of the items that have been confiscated at customs.

Siem Reap holidays on sale

Three-night Siem Reap tour from $478 per person

Siem Reap holidays on sale

Christinair Tours releases its four-day, three-night ‘Timeless Angkor’ tour.

Delhi belly and Moroccan movements

Holiday Horror stories: Max’s Moroccan movements

Delhi belly and Moroccan movements

Max Williams literally painted the town brown.

Weird passenger ‘perversion’

What do you think of this strange passenger perversion?

Weird passenger ‘perversion’

There are two types of airport people: late people and early people. Which one are ...

Helen Mirren’s new role

Helen Mirren named Scenic Eclipse’s godmother

Helen Mirren’s new role

Could you choose a more perfect embodiment of the design and ethos of Scenic Eclipse? ...

Hip, hip Hanoi!

Hanoi holidays: Top five day trips from the Vietnamese capital

Hip, hip Hanoi!

If Vietnam is not already on your wishlist, it soon will be.

Best airport lounges

Australian frequent flyers rate the world’s airport lounges

Best airport lounges

Australia’s frequent flyers have voted on the best international business lounges.

Stay safe when using airport wifi

How to stay safe when using airport wifi

Stay safe when using airport wifi

It only takes one sneaky cyber criminal to access your data and wreak havoc on ...

Relocatable homes and the pension

What you need to know about retiring to a mobile home

Relocatable homes and the pension

The Centrelink rules that apply if you have a caravan park address.

Eight dark tourism destinations

Your complete guide to visiting dark tourism destinations

Eight dark tourism destinations

Why do dark tourism sites draw millions of tourists every year?

Pickpocket proof clothing

Pickpocket proof clothing

Pickpocket proof clothing

Don’t risk your belongings being stolen overseas.

Most popular spot for Aussie tourists

Japan is the fastest growing destination for Australian tourists

Most popular spot for Aussie tourists

Where to go and when to see more and save.

Foreign exchange secrets

Four foreign exchange secrets for travellers

Foreign exchange secrets

Four foreign exchange tips to consider before travelling overseas.

How to skip the line at attractions

Three ways to skip the lines at tourist attractions

How to skip the line at attractions

Sick of the lines at busy tourist attractions? Here’s how to skip them.

End unwanted plane conversations

How to end a conversation with an annoying seatmate

End unwanted plane conversations

Avoid or end unwanted plane chit chat.

How to drive a cruiser crazy

Annoying habits that drive cruise passengers crazy

How to drive a cruiser crazy

Travel expert Gary Bembridge shares the 12 things that drive cruisers crazy.

Which is the best seat on a plane?

Travel SOS: Which is the best seat on a plane?

Which is the best seat on a plane?

Phillip is going on his first international flight and wants to know which seat is ...

How to use your Singapore stopover

How to make the best use of your Singapore stopover

How to use your Singapore stopover

If you are going on a long-haul trip, chances are you will stop at Singapore.

Aussie town tops APAC best list

Aussie favourite named best Asia-Pacific destination

Aussie town tops APAC best list

An Aussie hotspot has been named the number one Asia-Pacific destination for 2019.

Do Qantas bag tags work elsewhere?

Travel SOS: Do the Qantas bag tags work on other airlines?

Do Qantas bag tags work elsewhere?

Patrick has received his Qantas bag tags and wants to know if they work on ...

Airline Update: Virgin in trouble?

Airline Update: Virgin in trouble?

Airline Update: Virgin in trouble?

Should Virgin go back to being a budget airline?

How travel improves retirement

Why the Government should promote travel as a health measure

How travel improves retirement

Academic says local tourism helps retiree wellbeing and improves ageing.

Up to $1271 off Arabian cruises

Up to $1271 off Arabian cruises

Up to $1271 off Arabian cruises

From $2999 fly to Dubai for a three-night stay before cruising to Oman and Qatar.

Slang dictionary for travellers

Travel Gadget: Slang dictionary for travellers

Slang dictionary for travellers

No more miscommunications or outdated formalities. Talk like a local with this tool.

China’s favourite Aussie brand

China’s favourite Aussie travel brands will surprise you

China’s favourite Aussie brand

Ever wondered which brands are most respected by our Chinese visitors?

Never ask for directions again

New tech means you’ll never have to ask for directions again

Never ask for directions again

Google Translate app means you’ll never have to ask for directions again.

Is Iran really that bad?

Travel Vision: Is Iran really that bad?

Is Iran really that bad?

Dutch documentarian goes to Iran to see if the western media has it all wrong.

Meet the Captain

Meet the Captain

Meet the Captain

Ever wanted to meet a real life sea captain? You can on the Reef Endeavour.

Why are Fijians so happy?

Why are Fijians so happy?

Why are Fijians so happy?

Why are Fijians so happy? Because they live in the place where happiness finds you.

Hackers trying to steal holidays

Hackers are trying to steal your holidays

Hackers trying to steal holidays

Here’s how hackers try to steal your holiday.

Give a fish a home

Give a fish a home

Give a fish a home

A plan to save the reef so simple you’d wonder why it hadn’t been thought ...

First-time travellers’ biggest fears

First-time travellers’ biggest fears

First-time travellers’ biggest fears

These are the biggest fears felt by first-time travellers.

Spytech installed on tourist phones

Is China installing surveillance apps on tourists’ smartphones?

Spytech installed on tourist phones

Investigation finds that Chinese authorities are installing spy apps on tourists’ phones.

Best Latin American rail journeys

Nine best Latin American rail journeys

Best Latin American rail journeys

Nine rail tours that take in all the very best that Latin America has to ...

Are the ‘frills’ worth it?

Full-cost carriers or budget airlines: Which offer better value?

Are the ‘frills’ worth it?

Expert compares costs of flights on major airlines with budget airlines.

Oregon is a travel fantasy

Oregon creates the ultimate travel fantasy

Oregon is a travel fantasy

Travel Oregon has animated its state, creating the ultimate travel fantasy.

Can you cruise around Australia?

Are there companies that do cruises around Australia?

Can you cruise around Australia?

Colin and his wife would like to tour Australia by sea, but is this even ...

Vietnam from $2965 with flights

Seven nights in Vietnam for two people from $2965

Vietnam from $2965 with flights

It’s time to be whisked away on a beachside holiday that has everything.

No passport, no problems!

Passports could soon be replaced by smartphone

No passport, no problems!

A new trial could soon see the end of paper passports in favour of smartphones. ...

Brush on sunblock

Brush-on sunblock that’s perfect for travel

Brush on sunblock

This mineral powder sunscreen is perfect for travellers

What is ‘skiplagging’?

Travellers miss flights on purpose to score cheaper flights

What is ‘skiplagging’?

Why some cheeky travellers miss flights on purpose.

Back-saving travel gadget

A gadget that saves your back and neck from travel pains

Back-saving travel gadget

Say goodbye to post-flight back and neck pain.

Amazing Phuket travel deal

Eight or 10 nights in Phuket for two adults from $3043, with flights

Amazing Phuket travel deal

Experience pure beachfront bliss at the sprawling JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa.

Singapore loses its crown

Singapore Airlines loses its world’s best crown to Qatar

Singapore loses its crown

Singapore Airlines loses its crown, and Qantas makes a return trip to the top 10. ...

60 Minutes report 'a ratings grab'

60 Minutes report 'Nothing short of a ratings grab'

60 Minutes report 'a ratings grab'

The truth about the Whitsundays' recovery.

Free ferries to Kangaroo Island

Free ferries to Kangaroo Island

Free ferries to Kangaroo Island

Explore KI with your caravan or camper trailer and enjoy free passenger ferry fares.

Street food warning signs

Street food warning signs

Street food warning signs

Stuart is travelling to China and wonders whether he should risk eating the street food.

Prep and pack for a long flight

Travel Vision: How to prepare and pack for a long-haul flight

Prep and pack for a long flight

Expert shares tips on packing and preparing for a long-haul flight and overseas holiday.

How not to get a cruise cabin upgrade

How not to get a cruise cabin upgrade

How not to get a cruise cabin upgrade

This attempt at a cabin upgrade is guaranteed to fail.

Edinburgh of the south: Dunedin

Dunedin: The Scotland a little closer to home

Edinburgh of the south: Dunedin

What do you get when you mix two destinations that regularly top many a boomer’s ...

Six big city tourist no-nos

Six things you should never do in a major tourist city

Six big city tourist no-nos

There are just some things you shouldn’t do in a major tourist city.

Plane boarding order

Travel SOS: Why are planes loaded from back to front?

Plane boarding order

Freddie wants to know why planes are not loaded more efficiently. The answer might surprise ...

Spare a thought for the locals

Life inside the world’s most overcrowded destinations

Spare a thought for the locals

Have you ever spared a thought for the locals who live in popular tourist destinations?

A brief history of cruising

A brief history of cruising

A brief history of cruising

Cruise expert Douglas Ward explains how cruising began.

Things you can only do in Scotland

Five things you can only do in Scotland

Things you can only do in Scotland

Five activities unique to Scotland, and how to see this bonnie land on a budget.

How to get more leg room

Cheap and cheeky tricks to get you more leg room

How to get more leg room

Ever wanted to know how to get more leg room on a plane?

Most common cause of delays

Study reveals the most common causes of airport delays

Most common cause of delays

Who knew beards would cause so much damage to our holidays?

Always wear your seatbelt

Here’s why you should always wear your seatbelt

Always wear your seatbelt

There’s a reason the captain says you should wear your seatbelt at all times.

Big news for airlines

Big news for airlines may mean lower fares

Big news for airlines

Big news for Australian airlines that will hopefully translate to lower fares.

Follow the winter sun from $3580

Follow the winter sun in Queensland for 13 days from $3580

Follow the winter sun from $3580

SeaLink has announced a second departure date for its follow the winter sun tour.

Why do Australians fear flying?

Why do Australians fear flying?

Why do Australians fear flying?

A survey of 1000 travellers has revealed how many Australians fear flying.

Why are planes so cold?

Why are planes so cold?

Why are planes so cold?

Adam is flying from Townsville to Spain and has to take a jumper just for ...

No more missed connections

No more missed connections

No more missed connections

United launches a new tool that eliminates missed connections from your itinerary.

Solo cruising made affordable

Solo cruising made affordable

Solo cruising made affordable

Coral Expeditions is expanding its solo traveller program.

Qantas says bye to shonky scales

Qantas says bye to shonky scales

Qantas says bye to shonky scales

Qantas will remove all ‘shonky’ analogue scales from airports.

A whale of a time in Hervey Bay

Whale of a time in the Whitsundays

A whale of a time in Hervey Bay

Jodi Clark shares her Hervey Bay whale experience.

Ozo Phuket special opening offer

Ozo Phuket special opening offer

Ozo Phuket special opening offer

To celebrate its opening, Ozo Phuket is offering a special introductory rate starting at $90.

Tom Gleeson’s Sydney spoof

Tom Gleeson’s Sydney spoof

Tom Gleeson’s Sydney spoof

Tom Gleeson slays Sydney as a tourist destination.

Over-tourism: Is there a better way?

Over-tourism: Is there a better way?

Over-tourism: Is there a better way?

Locals have a love/hate relationship with tourism. Is there a way to make them happy?

See more of Melbourne

See more of Melbourne

See more of Melbourne

Iconic Melbourne properties, usually closed to the public, are open for the weekend.

Busting budget travel myths

Busting budget travel myths

Busting budget travel myths

Leon busts five budget travel myths.

Guaranteed empty seat next to you

Guaranteed empty seat next to you

Guaranteed empty seat next to you

One clever airline has created a fare where no-one sits in the seat next to ...

When are low seasons for travel?

When are low seasons for travel?

When are low seasons for travel?

Lee is interested in knowing when it is cheapest to visit various countries.

US extreme vetting includes Aussies

US extreme vetting includes Aussies

US extreme vetting includes Aussies

Aussie travellers must disclose social media account info for access to the US.

Qantas announces new partner

Qantas announces new partner

Qantas announces new partner

New alliance could lead to lower fares, more convenience and faster travel times.

Cruise News: Crashes and christenings

Cruise News: Crashes and christenings

Cruise News: Crashes and christenings

News about cruise ships crashing, christening of new vessels and exciting itineraries.

No detergent portable washer

No detergent portable washer

No detergent portable washer

This portable washer uses new technology to clean your clothes without detergent.

How to save when booking flights

How to save when booking flights

How to save when booking flights

Are you missing out on cheap travel deals by booking at the wrong time?

Fly to the US with free Hawaii stop

Fly to the US with free Hawaii stop

Fly to the US with free Hawaii stop

Hawaiian Airlines has launched a sale on flights to the USA.

Guide to planning a European trip

Guide to planning a European trip

Guide to planning a European trip

This easy eight-step guide will simplify the planning process for your next European getaway.

Best premium economy in the air?

Best premium economy in the air?

Best premium economy in the air?

Mick is planning a trip to the US and wants to know how to find ...

Half-price Air NZ fares

Half-price Air NZ fares

Half-price Air NZ fares

Air New Zealand reduce fares to Cook Islands to $469pp – almost half price!

A journey through the clouds

Travel Vision: A journey through the clouds

A journey through the clouds

A video that takes you through some of Canada’s most remote and stunning vistas.

The new boom in boomer travel

The new boom in boomer travel

The new boom in boomer travel

Heritage tourism is the latest boomer travel trend

Uber to take on sea and sky

Uber launches scuBer and eyes the sky next

Uber to take on sea and sky

Uber has launched an underwater ridesharing submarine and plans to trial UberAir next.

Chaos coming to Australian airports

Chaos coming to Australian airports

Chaos coming to Australian airports

The TWU has declared war on Australian airports.

Get the best flight for your points

How to get the flight you want using your frequent flyer points

Get the best flight for your points

Point Hacks experts explain how to get the flight you want using points.

The Great Bear Rainforest

The fabled all-white Spirit Bear and its ancient rainforest home

The Great Bear Rainforest

Follow one of the world’s rarest animals through untouched wilderness.

Cruising with food allergies

Travel SOS: How do cruise lines handle food allergies?

Cruising with food allergies

Poppy is considering going on her first cruise but is worried about her gluten intolerance.

Higher airfares on the way

Expect airfares to increase soon, say experts and airline bosses

Higher airfares on the way

Major airlines are reducing services and increased airfares are next, says one expert.

Best airline rewards programs

Travel SOS: How to make the most out of frequent travel?

Best airline rewards programs

Mick has been travelling a lot since retiring and wants to know the best way ...

Private sailing from just $5599

Enjoy a private sailing experience for eight people from $5599

Private sailing from just $5599

Looking for a different holiday? Why not vote for boat?

Diana’s death a theme-park ride

Princess Di’s death turned into a bizarre attraction

Diana’s death a theme-park ride

Princess Diana’s death has been recreated as a bizarre theme park attraction.

Common travel scams to avoid

Seven common travel scams to avoid

Common travel scams to avoid

There is nothing worse than that sinking feeling of being scammed on your travels.

Ask your hotel for these freebies

Ask your hotel for these freebies

Ask your hotel for these freebies

Here are some surprising things to ask for next time you check in to a ...

No more long queues in the UK

Passport changes will allow Aussies to skip airport queues

No more long queues in the UK

Eligible Aussie passport holders can now skip long queues at British airports.

Maximise your carry-on space

10 tricks to maximise your carry-on space

Maximise your carry-on space

Could you go on a holiday with only carry-on luggage?

Flight attendants uncensored

What flight attendants wish they could tell you, but can't ...

Flight attendants uncensored

If they could, here are some things the angels of the sky would like to ...

The science behind flight pricing

Revealed: The science behind flight pricing

The science behind flight pricing

Travel industry expert explains why flight prices go up and down.

Five most walkable cities

The world’s five most walkable cities

Five most walkable cities

Walking through a new city is the best way to experience it like a local. ...

Cheapest cities for Airbnb stays

Cheapest cities for Airbnb stays

Cheapest cities for Airbnb stays

Globehunters has analysed global Airbnb listings to find the cheapest cities for stays.

Inside the Scenic Eclipse sub

Travel Vision: New cruise ship offers guests submarine tours

Inside the Scenic Eclipse sub

Scenic gives cruisers a reason to be excited about the launch of its latest vessel.

Eat, stay, play: NSW Riverina

Eat, stay, play: NSW Riverina

Eat, stay, play: NSW Riverina

Why the NSW Riverina is the perfect place for a weekend away – or a ...

Can I get a refund?

Can I get a refund after terror attacks at my destination?

Can I get a refund?

Lisa asks if she can get airfare and accommodation refunds after Sri Lanka attacks.

What to do if you are injured overseas

What to do if you are injured overseas

What to do if you are injured overseas

Here’s what to do if you sustain an injury while abroad.

Save on Vivid stays

The perfect place to base your Vivid experience

Save on Vivid stays

Fraser Suites has a winter escape package priced to please.

Stay away from these airports

World’s worst airlines and airports

Stay away from these airports

Passenger rights group AirHelp ranks the world’s best and worst airlines and airports.

Get connected with this gadget

Travel Gadget: wifi wherever you go

Get connected with this gadget

If you really need to stay connected, this gadget is for you.

Save on European summer trips

Expert tips on those looking to save on European holidays

Save on European summer trips

It’s possible to save hundreds of dollars on European holidays, says travel expert.

Wild, wild lights: Vivid Sydney

Travel Vision: Vivid Sydney's wild, wild lights

Wild, wild lights: Vivid Sydney

Here's what you can expect from this year's Vivid Festival.

World’s first zero-waste flight

Qantas successfully operates the world’s first zero-waste flight

World’s first zero-waste flight

Qantas yet again sets the pace with the world’s first zero-waste flight.

Most disappointing attractions

World’s most disappointing tourist attractions

Most disappointing attractions

An eeasyJet poll reveals the world’s most disappointing – and most desirable – tourist attractions. ...

The future of airline food

Is this the future of airline food?

The future of airline food

Automated service areas on board planes could change the future of airline food.

Can you sue for bad turbulence?

Travel SOS: Can you sue an airline if turbulence is terrible?

Can you sue for bad turbulence?

Heavy turbulence resulted in Mary having a bad back. Can she sue the airline?

Find cheap parking in the city

How to find cheap parking in a big city

Find cheap parking in the city

Tips to help you find free or cheap car parking in a big city.

Where are Australians cruising?

Australian cruisers’ most preferred destinations revealed.

Where are Australians cruising?

Australian cruisers’ most preferred destinations revealed.

Passport changes will cause delays

Passport changes will cause diabolical delays: expert

Passport changes will cause delays

Emergent passport technology could cause diabolical delays at airports, says expert.

Take five: Dublin

Five unmissable things to do in Dublin

Take five: Dublin

It’s always the locals who make a destination special and Dublin is no exception.

When is shoulder season?

When is shoulder season?

When is shoulder season?

Andrea shares a comprehensive list of shoulder seasons in different countries.

Australia’s most respected business

Air New Zealand is again Australia’s most respected company

Australia’s most respected business

Air New Zealand has been named Australia’s most respected company – again.

Are you voiding your travel cover?

Unvaccinated travellers may be voiding their travel insurance

Are you voiding your travel cover?

Travellers who forgo a measles injection may risk invalidating their insurance, say experts.

Top travel booking mistakes

Top eight travel booking mistakes

Top travel booking mistakes

It’s surprisingly easy to make these mistakes when you book you own travel.

Free three-night Seoul stopover

Enjoy a free three-night Seoul stopover with ecruising

Free three-night Seoul stopover

Experience an incredible adventure through Asia with ecruising.

Travel hygiene tips

Travel Vision: Two-minute crash course on travel hygiene

Travel hygiene tips

Stay fresh, clean and most importantly healthy on your next holiday.

Germaphobes’ survival kit

Germaphobes’ survival kit

Germaphobes’ survival kit

Six essential items that should be in every germaphobes’ travel kit.

Money back for travel mishaps

Travel mishaps where you can claim your money back

Money back for travel mishaps

There are a range of unexpected incidents that Australian travellers can be reimbursed for.

Following the footsteps of Lawrence

Max Williams follows in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia

Following the footsteps of Lawrence

Max relives an overnight desert experience he had a few years ago in Jordan.

Will travel solve your midlife crisis?

Will travel solve your midlife crisis?

Will travel solve your midlife crisis?

Can travel be the best way to tackle a midlife crisis?

Convertible travel clothing

Convertible travel clothing

Convertible travel clothing

These convertible travel clothes will reduce space and maximise efficiency when you need it most. ...

Multi-generational travel on the up

Survey reveals multi-generational travel is on the rise

Multi-generational travel on the up

Your kids may want to travel with you, but it seems the sentiment is one-sided ...

Death penalties for selfies

Death penalties doled out for selfie-taking tourists

Death penalties for selfies

For some, this is a dream come true – death penalties doled out for tourists ...

Can I travel with a criminal record?

Travel SOS: Can I travel with a criminal record?

Can I travel with a criminal record?

David has a criminal record and is worried he won’t be allowed to travel to ...

Passengers may soon be weighed

Passengers to be weighed to cut fuel costs and reduce emissions

Passengers may soon be weighed

Passengers could be weighed to cut the cost of fuel and reduce greenhouse emissions.

Being a tourist in your own land

Journalist goes undercover as a tourist in her own country

Being a tourist in your own land

Do you think the expectations of tourists visiting here match our actions overseas?

Why are Australians so unhappy?

Why are Australians so unhappy?

Why are Australians so unhappy?

Australia fails to make the top 10 world’s happiest countries.

Eight nights in Fiji from $2190pp

Eight nights in Fiji from $2190 per person, including flights

Eight nights in Fiji from $2190pp

See what all the fuss is about in Fiji.

Wonderful winter escapes

Six domestic destinations to checkout this winter

Wonderful winter escapes

Six best domestic destinations that offer an ideal winter escape.

World’s most expensive cities

World’s most and least expensive cities

World’s most expensive cities

The Economist releases its World’s Most Expensive cities list.

Australia’s State of Wonder

Live stream campaign takes travellers to Australia’s State of Wonder.

Australia’s State of Wonder

Live stream campaign takes travellers to Australia’s State of Wonder.

Seeing Spain for a steal

More ways to experience already affordable Spain

Seeing Spain for a steal

Seeing Spain by train makes this already affordable country even cheaper.

Can you swap seats on a plane?

Travel SOS: Can you swap seats on a plane after boarding?

Can you swap seats on a plane?

Colin wants to know if he is required to sit in his assigned seat after ...

How safe is your bag?

What happens to your bag from the check-in desk to the carousel?

How safe is your bag?

A former baggage handler explains what happens to your bag from point A to B.

Travel stress points revealed

Survey reveals what pains Australia most about taking holidays.

Travel stress points revealed

Survey reveals what pains Australia most about taking holidays.

HBA’s huge expansion plans

Hobart Airport reveals plans for a major terminal expansion

HBA’s huge expansion plans

Hobart Airport has revealed plans for a major terminal expansion.

Mastering the weekend getaway

Seven tips for mastering the weekend getaway

Mastering the weekend getaway

Longer doesn’t always mean better, or more relaxing.

Rated: Best rewards program

Rated: Best airline rewards program

Rated: Best rewards program

The two major airlines duke it out for the best rewards program. Who came out ...

All you need to know about Paris

Everything you need to know about touring Paris

All you need to know about Paris

A few French words and this guide to Paris will make the City of Lights ...

Destinations for your personality

The best destinations for introverts and extroverts to visit

Destinations for your personality

Whatever type of traveller you are, these are the perfect destinations to match your style. ...

Amazing Vacuum Travel Kit

Handy gadget saves you up to 70 per cent of bag space

Amazing Vacuum Travel Kit

Don't run out of room in your suitcases any longer!

New tech to help you save on fees

CommBank’s new technology to help travellers save on fees

New tech to help you save on fees

CommBank is targeting travellers with new technology to help them save on fees.

Japan is giving houses away

Japan is literally giving away free houses. Want in?

Japan is giving houses away

Could you live in Japan? What if you could pay next to nothing for a ...

Can you overcome seasickness?

Travel SOS: What are the best ways to avoid seasickness?

Can you overcome seasickness?

Carol’s new husband wants to take her on a cruise but she is worried about ...

Best of Rockies tour

Best of the Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer and flights

Best of Rockies tour

Great deal on an 11-day Best of the Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer and flights.

Outback Queensland station stays

Queensland’s top 15 Outback station stays

Outback Queensland station stays

Celebrate the Year of the Outback at one of these amazing Outback station stays.

Brunei boycott building steam

Brunei boycott building steam

Brunei boycott building steam

The backlash over Brunei’s harsh new laws involving death penalties for same sex acts.

‘It was an invasion of our privacy’

Family being watched by Airbnb host

‘It was an invasion of our privacy’

Family discovers it was being watched by Airbnb host.

Jet lag may be good for your brain

Research shows that jet lag may be good for your brain

Jet lag may be good for your brain

Researchers would have you believe that jet lag may actually be good for your brain.

The ultimate travel pillow

The ultimate travel pillow for neck support

The ultimate travel pillow

Getting a good night’s sleep on a plane without waking up to neck pain may ...

World’s dumbest cruise

Could this be the world’s dumbest ever cruise?

World’s dumbest cruise

A themed cruise set to sail in 2020 could turn out to be the world’s ...

Boarding a flight without a phone

Travel SOS: Can I board a Qantas flight without a phone?

Boarding a flight without a phone

Eric doesn’t own a mobile phone and is concerned about Qantas’s new boarding rules.

Pilots refuse to fly here

The country where US pilots refuse to fly

Pilots refuse to fly here

US pilots refuse to fly to this nation, forcing the only major carrier to suspend ...

Breathtaking BC from the air

Breathtaking BC from the air

Breathtaking BC from the air

BC is more than just scenery, but what you do see is simply breathtaking.

Three most powerful passports

Australia makes the top 10 world’s most powerful passports

Three most powerful passports

Three Asian nations share the podium for this year’s most powerful passport awards.

No single supplement?

European Waterways drops the single supplement on 40 cruises

No single supplement?

European Waterways is waiving the single supplement on more than 40 cruises.

Best-kept Kiwi secrets

The secret spots Kiwis like to keep to themselves

Best-kept Kiwi secrets

This list of secret spots will send you packing.

Travel SOS: Eurail or flights?

What is the best way to see Europe? Rail or flights?

Travel SOS: Eurail or flights?

Syd is travelling around Europe and wants to know whether to get around by plane ...

Top destinations named

Australia and world’s top destinations named

Top destinations named

TripAdvisor names the top destinations in Australia and the world – for what it’s worth.

Wrinkle-free packing tips

How to keep your clothes from wrinkling

Wrinkle-free packing tips

No-one wants wrinkly clothes, as it’s a fast track way to looking shabby. Here’s how ...

Virgin’s quirky ad campaign

Travel Vision: Virgin Australia’s quirky new ad campaign

Virgin’s quirky ad campaign

Virgin Australia has released a series of creative and quirky video shorts.

First-time cruiser mistakes

Top eight mistakes made by first-time cruisers

First-time cruiser mistakes

Are you a first-time cruiser? Would you have made the same common eight mistakes as ...

World’s best airport hotels

Brisbane has one of the world’s best airport hotels

World’s best airport hotels

The 2019 Skytrax World Airport Awards have been announced, and Brisbane is on the list.

How to find hidden cameras

How to find hidden cameras in your hotel room

How to find hidden cameras

What would you do if you found a hidden camera in your hotel room or ...

10 facts about flight attendants

Ten things you didn’t know about flight attendants

10 facts about flight attendants

Learn more about flight attendants and make your flying experience so much more enjoyable.

Tastes of Sicily tour from $5499

Flash sale: Small group tastes of Sicily tour from $5499pp

Tastes of Sicily tour from $5499

Savour the flavours of Sicily on this eight-day luxurious small-group gastronomic tour.

10 insider tips from Tassie locals

Insider tips: How to do Tasmania like a local

10 insider tips from Tassie locals

The locals recommend the following places for a true Tassie experience.

How to disinfect your plane seat

How to disinfect your plane seat

How to disinfect your plane seat

Here’s how to disinfect your plane seat and defend yourself against the flight-flu.

Airline slammed for sex trade promo

Airline slammed for ad campaign promoting sex tourism

Airline slammed for sex trade promo

AirAsia runs an ad campaign seemingly promoting sex tourism.

Never lose photos when travelling

The one gadget Drew couldn’t travel without

Never lose photos when travelling

This is the one gadget I simply cannot travel without.

Nova Scotia: Where art is life

Nova Scotia: A land where art is life and life is art

Nova Scotia: Where art is life

Nova Scotians treat life as art – as we all should.

Free tickets you don’t want

Why you shouldn’t claim Qantas free flight tickets

Free tickets you don’t want

Qantas is not giving away free flights. Repeat. Qantas is not giving away free flights.

How does a plane get lost?

How did that British Airways flight get lost?

How does a plane get lost?

It’s difficult to believe a major commercial airline could get lost …

Where you can drink the tap water

Travel SOS: Where in the world is it safe to drink the tap water?

Where you can drink the tap water

Want to know where your reusable water bottle will actually come in handy?

Eight nights in Hawaii from $1890

Eight nights in Hawaii from $1890pp, including flights

Eight nights in Hawaii from $1890

The Sheraton Princess Kaiulani offers fantastic value for your Hawaiian holiday!

Don’t wear lotion at the airport!

Why you shouldn’t wear lotion at the airport

Don’t wear lotion at the airport!

A common ingredient found in soap and hand lotion can set off airport sensors.

Oonagh’s wild kitchen

Oonagh’s wild kitchen

Oonagh’s wild kitchen

Oonagh runs Wild Kitchen which puts a focus on the local seaweed.

Finding love in Lisdoonvarna

Finding love in Lisdoonvarna

Finding love in Lisdoonvarna

One reason to visit the west coast of Ireland might be a real life changer.

Doing Dublin

Doing Dublin

Doing Dublin

Doing the DoDublin double decker bus with Declan.

New cruise tax on the way?

Cruisers could soon be forced to pay a ‘green tax’

New cruise tax on the way?

If the Government has its way, cruisers could soon be paying a ‘green tax’ on ...

Super sleeper seats in economy

UK airline to introduce economy sleeper beds

Super sleeper seats in economy

This UK airline is introducing sleeper beds in economy for long haul flights.

What to wear for an upgrade

Flight attendants tell all: What to wear for a first-class upgrade

What to wear for an upgrade

Sometimes first-class upgrades are all about fashion, darling.

Cheapest European cities

Travel SOS: Which are the most affordable European cities?

Cheapest European cities

Leon reveals the more affordable European cities.

Do budget airlines save you money?

Do budget airlines really save you money?

Do budget airlines save you money?

Picking the cheapest fare could result in you paying more in the long run.

South Australia’s best-kept secret

South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula could be the state’s best-kept secret

South Australia’s best-kept secret

South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula could be the state’s best-kept secret.

World’s best cities revealed

Sydney named world’s tenth-worst city

World’s best cities revealed

The annual Time Out Index has delivered the ultimate insult to Sydney.

Older travellers want adventure

Poll reveals what older travellers want

Older travellers want adventure

A study conducted by Rough Guides shows that older travellers still want adventure.

Five nights at Hayman Island

Five nights at Hayman Island from $1699pp, including flights

Five nights at Hayman Island

The InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will immerse you in island wonders.

Cruise line honours Oprah

HAL gives Shared Humanity Award to Oprah Winfrey

Cruise line honours Oprah

Holland America Line honours Oprah’s career championing equality and inclusion.

Travelling with disability

Travelling with a disability

Travelling with disability

Flying with a disability may be difficult, but it’s far from impossible.

Unforgettable Rockies

18-day Unforgettable Canadian Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights

Unforgettable Rockies

Great deal on an 18-day Unforgettable Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights.

Spectacular Rockies

18-day Spectacular Rockies tour with Alaska cruise and flights

Spectacular Rockies

Great deal on an 18-day Spectacular Rockies tour with Alaska cruise and flights.

Highlights of the Rockies

14-day Highlights of the Rockies tour with Alaska cruise and flights

Highlights of the Rockies

Great deal on a 14-day Highlights of the Rockies tour with Alaska cruise and flights.

21-day Grand Rockies tour

21-day Grand Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights

21-day Grand Rockies tour

Great deal on a 21-day Grand Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights.

Calgary Stampede and Rockies tour

17-day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights

Calgary Stampede and Rockies tour

Great deal on a 17-day Calgary Stampede with Rockies tour, Alaska Cruise and flights.

Alaska and Vancouver tour

12-day Alaska cruise with Vancouver city stay and flights

Alaska and Vancouver tour

Great deal on a 12-day Alaska cruise with Vancouver city stay and flights.

Alaska and Aleutian expedition

22-day Alaska and Aleutian Islands expedition cruise with flights

Alaska and Aleutian expedition

Great deal on a 22-day Alaska and Aleutian Islands expedition cruise with flights.

27-day Grand Canada tour

27-day Grand Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights

27-day Grand Canada tour

Great deal on a 27-day Grand Canada tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights.

Revolutionary economy seats

The plane seats that will revolutionise economy air travel

Revolutionary economy seats

Innovative seat design will make economy flights a lot more comfortable.

Italian hotspot’s footwear fines

Cinque Terra authorities plan to fine you for flimsy footwear

Italian hotspot’s footwear fines

Italian authorities plan to fine you for wearing thongs or sandals.

Companies that do accessible travel

Are there any companies that specialise in accessible travel?

Companies that do accessible travel

Belinda is in a wheelchair and want to know whether anyone specialises in accessible travel.

The sounds of New Zealand

Max and Jenny sail the sounds of New Zealand

The sounds of New Zealand

Max tells us why he wants to return to New Zealand – soon!

Qantas passenger hides for her life

Qantas passenger forced to hide for her life on Aussie flight

Qantas passenger hides for her life

Aussie airline ignores its own promises and forces a young woman to fear for her ...

Travel packing essentials

Take a minute to learn these travel tricks

Travel packing essentials

Whether you’re heading away for a weekend or a year, these essentials must ride with ...

What are your Top Five in Hong Kong?

What are your Top Five in Hong Kong?

What are your Top Five in Hong Kong?

YourLifeChoices members share their top five Hong Kong activities.

The Hong Kong missed by guidebooks

Must-do, must-see Hong Kong walking tours

The Hong Kong missed by guidebooks

There’s no better way to experience Hong Kong than on foot.

Half price great train journeys

Save 50 per cent on a selection of great rail journeys

Half price great train journeys

Until 30 April, travellers can enjoy up to 50 per cent off a selection of ...

Google gets in the hotel game

Google launches it own direct service for booking hotels

Google gets in the hotel game

The tech giant has launched its own direct service for booking hotels.

Take your own passport pics

Travel Gadget: Take your own passport pics

Take your own passport pics

Handy app enables you to take your own passport photos.

How to limit the likelihood of DVT

Limit your risk of DVT on that next long-haul flight

How to limit the likelihood of DVT

A non-stop flight from Perth to London is great, but what are the health risks?

Tales from a childhood in India

Tales from a childhood in India

Tales from a childhood in India

Peter Leith explains what he learnt growing up in India and later in Perth.

Qantas announces new baggage rules

Qantas announces new baggage limits

Qantas announces new baggage rules

Qantas has surprised travellers by announcing increased weight limits for cabin baggage.

World’s best hostels

World’s best hostels

World’s best hostels

Forget forking out for a hotel, these hostels will ensure you get a good night’s ...

Avoid the worst seat on the plane

Insider tips: How to avoid the worst seat on the plane

Avoid the worst seat on the plane

Don’t get caught in the middle seat with your back against a toilet wall again.

Planning the ultimate adventure

Planning your ultimate Hong Kong adventure

Planning the ultimate adventure

If you’re looking for the ultimate destination, we’ve found it – Hong Kong.

You should book hotels directly

Why you should book accommodation directly with hotels

You should book hotels directly

Labor’s plan will make booking accommodation much more affordable.

A different side of Hong Kong

Travel Vision: A dramatically different side of Hong Kong

A different side of Hong Kong

National Geographic photographer discovers Hong Kong’s wild side.

Dual passport conundrum

What is the best way to travel with a dual passport?

Dual passport conundrum

Lee is travelling to the USA with a dual passport and wants to know the ...

The best wifi at sea

Cruise line with the best wifi at sea

The best wifi at sea

Princess Cruises claims it has the fastest internet at sea.

Treasures of Ireland’s oldest city

Uncovering the treasures of Ireland’s oldest city

Treasures of Ireland’s oldest city

Leon takes you on a tour of Ireland’s Waterford Treasures.

Cruisers share their love of cruising

Cruisers share their love of cruising

Cruisers share their love of cruising

Did you know that love and cruising go hand in hand?

Finally, a supportive travel companion

Finally, a supportive travel companion

Finally, a supportive travel companion

Legroom on planes is no longer an issue thanks to this genius hanging gadget.

Bribing the Russian police

Travel Horror Story: Bribing the Russian police

Bribing the Russian police

Drew had a run in with the Russian police due to passport procedures.

Expect domestic fare prices to rise

Virgin-Qantas truce means you can expect to pay higher airfares

Expect domestic fare prices to rise

Expect prices to rise after the truce over the capacity war between Virgin and Qantas.

Electric air taxis on the way

Passengers could soon be getting lifts from electric air taxis

Electric air taxis on the way

Frankfurt Airport is working on an electric air taxi service for its passengers.

Aussie airports ramp up security

Airline Update: Aussie airports ramp up security

Aussie airports ramp up security

Northern Territory airports increasing security and improving passenger experience.

Getting around the Greek islands

What is the best way to travel the Greek islands?

Getting around the Greek islands

Susan is travelling to Greece and wants to know whether to fly or ferry-hop.

Discover Japan by rail in 2019/20

Discover Japan by rail in 2019/20

Discover Japan by rail in 2019/20

More value, more choice, more relaxed – with Travelmarvel.

Dance crew wows during Dallas delay

Crew dances during six-hour flight delay

Dance crew wows during Dallas delay

Dance crew entertains passengers during six-hour Dallas flight delay.

Queensland’s quieter sides

Where to escape the crowds in Queensland

Queensland’s quieter sides

Where to go when the ‘no vacancy’ sign is hung out at the popular Queensland ...

Tops in regional food tourism

Orange 360: One of Australia’s most loved food and wine festivals

Tops in regional food tourism

Orange is home to Australia’s longest-running regional food festival.

Woman’s humiliation on flight

Woman humiliated on Rare Disease Day

Woman’s humiliation on flight

A woman with a rare genetic skin condition humiliated on Rare Disease Day.

How to make flying more comfortable

Skyscanner app and travel items

How to make flying more comfortable

Flying can be stressful enough for those more able-bodied.

Seven nights in Vietnam from $1399

Seven nights in Vietnam from $1399

Seven nights in Vietnam from $1399

Stay in a five-star beachfront oasis in Vietnam with decadent dining experiences.

Cameras found on inflight screens

Cameras found on inflight screens

Cameras found on inflight screens

Have you ever noticed a small camera in your inflight entertainment screen?

2019’s hottest cruising destination

2019’s hottest cruising destination

2019’s hottest cruising destination

The hottest cruising destination for 2019 is also one of the world’s coldest.

Air New Zealand halves airfares

Air New Zealand halves airfares

Air New Zealand halves airfares

Air New Zealand has halved many of its airfares throughout New Zealand.

Queensland Outback bouncing back

Queensland Outback bouncing back

Queensland Outback bouncing back

Queenslanders ravaged by hard times look to bounce back at the Winton Outback Festival.

How to pump up your points

How to pump up your points

How to pump up your points

The Points Pro shares five ways to make the most of frequent flyer points.

The only calendar you need

The only calendar you need

The only calendar you need

This calendar will more than double your annual leave for the year.

Three-day Barossa foodie itinerary

Three-day Barossa Valley foodie itinerary

Three-day Barossa foodie itinerary

Ask about Australia’s favourite wine region and most people will say the Barossa.

Travel agents vs online booking

Travel agents vs online booking

Travel agents vs online booking

Do you book online or with a travel agent? Depends on who you ask.

Explore Australia’s West Coast

western australia landscape

Explore Australia’s West Coast

Save $1000 per couple* on the Travelmarvel West Coast Adventure.

How you can sit out backache

How you can sit out backache

How you can sit out backache

You can drive or sit for long hours and avoid backache … if you follow ...

Life in a northern town

Life in a northern town

Life in a northern town

Watch this video and you’ll really want to go there ...

Qantas announces major changes

Major changes to how you board Qantas and Jetstar flights

Qantas announces major changes

Qantas, Jetstar and QantasLink will all ditch paper boarding passes.

Welcome to the neighbourhoods

Welcome to the neighbourhoods

Welcome to the neighbourhoods

Craig Tansley uncovers the city’s best-kept secret, Sham Shui Po.

Travel companies for singles?

Travel companies for singles?

Travel companies for singles?

Travelling alone is never easy, but there are companies that try to ease the burden.

Safety tips for older travellers

Safety tips for older travellers

Safety tips for older travellers

The seven essential tips every mature traveller should know to keep them safe when abroad ...

Webjet Click Frenzy flash sale

Webjet Click Frenzy flash sale

Webjet Click Frenzy flash sale

More than 500 travel deals at prices you’ll not see again this year.

Find the cheapest city to meet in

Find the cheapest city to meet in

Find the cheapest city to meet in

Meeting someone from a different city? This tool was made for you.

From street food to fine dining

herb stall shopfront hong kong

From street food to fine dining

Hong Kong’s diverse and mouth-watering cuisine is irresistible.

You can only do this in Hong Kong

You can only do this in Hong Kong

You can only do this in Hong Kong

A cultural hotspot where East meets West. Seven things you can only do in Hong ...

Hong Kong happenings

Hong Kong happenings

Hong Kong happenings

Make the most of your trip to Hong Kong by including one of these colourful ...

The great outdoors

The great outdoors

The great outdoors

Hong Kong has an abundance of nature waiting to be discovered.

Airports not ripping you off: report

Airports not ripping you off: report

Airports not ripping you off: report

Airports are not using their market power to rip you off, says the Productivity Commission.

‘Cheep’ Easter destinations

‘Cheep’ Easter destinations

‘Cheep’ Easter destinations

Easter can be an expensive time to travel, but there are still bargain flights to ...

Simple tips to overcome turbulence

Simple tips to overcome turbulence

Simple tips to overcome turbulence

Simple suggestions for overcoming turbulence and a fear of flying.

Affordable Michelin dining

There’s more affordable Michelin dining in Hong Kong than you can poke a chopstick at.

Affordable Michelin dining

There’s more affordable Michelin dining in Hong Kong than you can poke a chopstick at.

Stress-free disembarkation checklist

Stress-free disembarkation checklist

Stress-free disembarkation checklist

Finishing your cruise can be a stressful experience, but it doesn’t have to be that ...

Eurail’s free first-class upgrades

Eurail’s free first-class upgrades

Eurail’s free first-class upgrades

Enjoy all the luxuries of first-class rail travel for the price of a second-class fare.

Top three cruise concerns

Revealed: Top three cruise concerns

Top three cruise concerns

Cruisers reveal their biggest concerns about cruising.

Max’s Montreal to Boston cruise

Max’s Montreal to Boston cruise

Max’s Montreal to Boston cruise

Max Williams tells us about his voyage on ‘the other side’ of Canada and North ...

Measles cases on the rise

New measles cases prompt calls for vaccinations

Measles cases on the rise

Authorities urge the public to keep an eye out for measles signs.

Coping with culture shock

Coping with culture shock

Coping with culture shock

Jess wants to visit Vietnam but her husband is a bit concerned about culture shock.

$79 flights to Alice Springs

Webjet offering $79 flights to Alice Springs

$79 flights to Alice Springs

Webjet is offering $79 flights to Alice Springs, but only until 3 March.

How do you say this word?

How do you say this word?

How do you say this word?

A husband and wife can’t agree on the pronunciation of this Scottish town.

Top trip to rekindle romance

Top trip to rekindle romance

Top trip to rekindle romance

If you are thinking about a holiday this Valentine’s Day, the best trip may surprise ...

Boomers’ most preferred cruise lines

Boomers’ most preferred cruise lines

Boomers’ most preferred cruise lines

Baby boomers choose their favourite cruise lines.

How will year-long trip hit pension?

How will year-long trip hit pension?

How will year-long trip hit pension?

Marilyn is planning on travelling around Australia for 12 months but has serious concerns.

Best destinations for solo travellers

Top three countries to visit for first time solo travellers

Best destinations for solo travellers

If you haven’t travelled on your own before, these are the countries you should visit.

Game-changing cruise ship cabins

Cruise News: Game-changing cruise ship cabins

Game-changing cruise ship cabins

Virgin Voyages will be releasing their first ever ship later this year, Scarlet Lady, and ...

Coke’s creepy in-flight promo fail

Coke’s creepy in-flight promo fail

Coke’s creepy in-flight promo fail

Coca-Cola gets passengers fizzy over ‘creepy’ flirtatious napkins.

Qantas puts Australia on sale

Qantas puts Australia on sale with flights from $99

Qantas puts Australia on sale

Experience the best of the great southern land for as little as $99.

Putting NZ back on the map

Rhys Darby cracks us up as he puts NZ back on the map

Putting NZ back on the map

What is it about New Zealand and funny travel videos?

2019’s most dangerous airlines

Airline update: Most dangerous airlines

2019’s most dangerous airlines

AirlineRatings’ releases its list of the safest and least safe airlines of 2019.

Tips to keep your bag under 7kg

Expert tips on keep your bag under 7kg

Tips to keep your bag under 7kg

Tips to cut down carry-on baggage weight to save you forking out for baggage fees.

The ultimate seafood road trip

Vietnamese seafood road trip: from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

The ultimate seafood road trip

Why foodies are flocking to this must-visit culinary destination.

The best time to fly

The best time to fly

The best time to fly

A way to radically lower your risk of experiencing frustrating flight delays.

Five apps to make Melbourne easy

Five essential apps to make Melbourne affordable, accessible and easy

Five apps to make Melbourne easy

Five fantastic apps for all Melbourne bound travellers looking for a good night out.

Capital Drives: Hobart

Historic sites and seriously good food and wine

Capital Drives: Hobart

Lee Atkinson shares her favourite Hobart road trips.

Can I prepay my onboard costs?

Can I prepay my onboard costs?

Can I prepay my onboard costs?

Carole want to know the best way to pay her onboard expenses on her first ...

What Aussie travellers most fear

What Aussie travellers most fear

What Aussie travellers most fear

Aussie travellers reveal what they most fear happening to them overseas.

Are Airbnb hosts spying on you?

Are Airbnb hosts spying on you?

Are Airbnb hosts spying on you?

Will you be spied upon during your next Airbnb stay?

The world’s newest country

The world’s newest country

The world’s newest country

New Zealand reacts to the idea of a merger of our two nations.

World’s least reliable airlines

World’s least reliable airlines

World’s least reliable airlines

New study reveals the world’s most and least reliable airlines.

Earn points in your sleep

Earn points in your sleep

Earn points in your sleep

Qantas frequent flyer members can earn Qantas points while they sleep.

Things you shouldn't do on a plane

There are just some things you should not do on a plane

Things you shouldn't do on a plane

It may sound obvious, but there are some things you should never do on a ...

Why NT is the place to be

Why NT is the place to be

Why NT is the place to be

Almost everyone agrees that NT is the place to be, but why?

How to see Australia on a budget

Stunning katherine gorge in northern territory australia beautiful location in our backyard

How to see Australia on a budget

Forget high-priced holidays – here’s how to see Australia on a budget.

A day in the life at Uluru

A day in the life at Uluru

A day in the life at Uluru

The one place in Australia you could call the ‘heart of our nation’.

Save 15 per cent on city stays

Save 15 per cent on city stays

Save 15 per cent on city stays

If you haven't visited your favourite city in a while, there has never been a ...

Advice for a solo first timers

Advice for a solo first timers

Advice for a solo first timers

The top ten solo travel tips from the YourLifeChoices community

Bareboating in the Whitsundays

Bareboating in the Whitsundays

Bareboating in the Whitsundays

You can rent a multi-million-dollar sailing yacht and you don’t even need a licence!

Tips to keep Aussie’s safe abroad

Tips to keep Aussie’s safe abroad

Tips to keep Aussie’s safe abroad

These four tips from travel insurance experts, InsureandGo, may keep Aussie’s safe while travelling through ...

Canine camera crew capture HK

HKTB teams up with cute canines to promote Old Town Central

Canine camera crew capture HK

HKTB teams up with WE5 to promote Old Town Central through canine eyes.

Seven luxe for less getaways

Luxury on a budget … it’s possible

Seven luxe for less getaways

Here are seven luxury hotels that cost less than you’d think.

Australia’s favourite airlines revealed

New study reveals Australia’s favourite airlines

Australia’s favourite airlines revealed

Australia’s favourite airlines as rated by frequent flyers.

Travel SOS: couch surfing seniors

Bunk down with a ‘safe’ stranger and save on accommodation costs.

Travel SOS: couch surfing seniors

Bunk down with a ‘safe’ stranger and save on accommodation costs.

Feisty flighty rips rude passenger

The one thing you should never say to a flight attendant

Feisty flighty rips rude passenger

Don’t ever call a flight attendant ‘just a flight attendant’ …

Caught out by passport crackdown

Aussie travellers caught out by passport crackdown

Caught out by passport crackdown

Aussie travellers have been warned to carry pristine passports.

Big changes for Aussie flights

Airline Update: Emirates suspends Sydney and Perth flights

Big changes for Aussie flights

Big changes to Australian international flights announced.

Volunteer in this Italian village

Volunteer in this Italian village

Volunteer in this Italian village

Four people will be given the opportunity to volunteer in this ancient Italian village.

World’s weird signature dishes

World’s weird signature dishes

World’s weird signature dishes

Would you try these unusual dishes next time you holiday overseas?

Do grey nomads help our economy?

Do grey nomads help our economy?

Do grey nomads help our economy?

How ‘Grey Nomads’ can live cheaply and help our regional and rural economy.

14-day China tour with flights

teracotta warrior

14-day China tour with flights

Bask in China’s history and culture and save up to 45 per cent on regular ...

Booking last-minute flights

booking airfares

Booking last-minute flights

Vera wants to know how late she can leave it before she books her flight.

SteamClip to keep you wrinkle free

The simple essential for any pro-traveler

SteamClip to keep you wrinkle free

This simple multipurpose travel gadget will keep you looking sharp.

Australia’s most popular city

Australia’s most popular city

Australia’s most popular city

The Australian city most domestic travellers want to visit in 2019.

Fiji: Where happiness finds you

Fiji: Where happiness finds you

Fiji: Where happiness finds you

Fiji Tourism’s latest campaign will make you want to burst into song.

Disgusting Food Museum

Disgusting Food Museum

Disgusting Food Museum

It’s a culinary travesty that Sweden has labelled Aussies’ favourite spread as one of the ...

Hong Kong’s grand plan on track

Hong Kong could soon be Asia’s most desirable destination

Hong Kong’s grand plan on track

Hong Kong is on track to becoming the most desirable destination in Asia.

2019 cruise industry predictions

Cruise Lines International Association’s 2019 cruise predictions

2019 cruise industry predictions

CLIA shares its 2019 predictions and expected trends in cruising.

Aussies ignoring danger signs

Ill-informed Aussie travellers ignorant of ‘high risk’ areas

Aussies ignoring danger signs

Aussie travellers are unaware of government-issued travel warnings.

Six tips to cut your travel costs

Travel savings money in a jar with earth globe

Six tips to cut your travel costs

Leon's tips for saving money while you travel.

Where YLC wants to go in 2019

Where YLC wants to go in 2019

Where YLC wants to go in 2019

The crew at YourLifeChoices shares where they’d like to go in 2019.

Leon’s 2019 travel predictions

Leon’s 2019 travel predictions

Leon’s 2019 travel predictions

While 2018 was a bumper year for travel, 2019 looks to be even bigger.

SE Asia should be on your radar

SE Asia should be on your radar

SE Asia should be on your radar

The big boomer destination in 2019 will be somewhere in Southeast Asia.

Jumping crocs in slow motion

Jumping crocs in slow motion

Jumping crocs in slow motion

Crocodiles may be bloody scary, but captured in slow motion, also quite beautiful.

Treating yourself to travel in 2019?

Treating yourself to travel in 2019?

Treating yourself to travel in 2019?

The tourism industry is counting on your New Year’s resolution to involve travel.

When to book flights and save

When to book flights and save

When to book flights and save

When it’s cheapest to book a flight, down to the hour.

Don’t book these cruise ship cabins

After smooth sailing? Here are the cruise ship cabins you should avoid

Don’t book these cruise ship cabins

If you want your cruise to be smooth sailing, here are the cabins you should ...

Six surprising onboard requests

Six surprising onboard requests

Six surprising onboard requests

You’ll be surprised at some of the ‘extras’ you can request on a plane.

Ideal destinations by star sign

Ideal destinations by star sign

Ideal destinations by star sign

Stuck for travel inspiration? Why not follow the stars?

Best free fireworks NYE 2018/19

Best free fireworks NYE 2018/19

Best free fireworks NYE 2018/19

Wherever you are in Australia, here are the best places to see free fireworks.

Where you wished you were in 2018

Year in rewind: Where you wished you were in 2018

Where you wished you were in 2018

We check out the places you’ve checked out during the year.

Share your 2018 travel highlights

Leon shares his 2018 travel highlights and asks you for yours

Share your 2018 travel highlights

Leon shares his 2018 travel highlights and asks you for yours.

Most common dilemmas of 2018

Most common dilemmas of 2018

Most common dilemmas of 2018

At YourLifeChoices, we love to solve your travel dilemmas.

Australian hotel of the year 2018

Australian hotel of the year 2018

Australian hotel of the year 2018

A Melbourne hotel has been awarded the 2018 Australian Hotel of the Year.

The top five travel gadgets of 2018

We reveal five must-have travel gadgets of 2018

The top five travel gadgets of 2018

Don’t miss our look back on the best gadgets of 2018

Top 100 beaches on the planet

Top 100 beaches on the planet

Top 100 beaches on the planet

Global rankings of best beaches reveal this year’s top spot and the Australian beaches that ...

A symphony of lights

A symphony of lights

A symphony of lights

Hong Kong takes Christmas lights and holiday festivities to the next level.

Start your year with a bang

Start your year with a bang

Start your year with a bang

Tips to end your year on a high and get the new one off to ...

Saving money on solo travel

Saving money on solo travel

Saving money on solo travel

Maggie has asked Leon for tips on saving money on solo travel.

Field of Light: Avenue of Honour

Field of Light: Avenue of Honour

Field of Light: Avenue of Honour

Bruce Munro’s latest project in Albany, WA, pays homage to the ANZACs.

World’s top three cruise ships

World’s top three cruise ships

World’s top three cruise ships

The days of all cruise ships being alike are over. We look at some of ...

Hotel sued for filming naked guests

Hotel sued for filming naked guests

Hotel sued for filming naked guests

A popular hotel brand faces a US$100m lawsuit for negligence.

Safe holiday travel for seniors

Safe holiday travel for seniors

Safe holiday travel for seniors

A pharmacist shares his top tips and gadgets to ensure safe travel with medications.

A trip down memory lane

A trip down memory lane

A trip down memory lane

Feed your inner-child as you recreate your own favorite memories.

Aussies wasting travel money

Aussies wasting travel money

Aussies wasting travel money

Aussie travellers are wasting money on avoidable travel expenses.

Save 30 per cent on unique cruise

Save 30 per cent on unique cruise

Save 30 per cent on unique cruise

Star Clippers are offering up to 30 per cent off when you book an Indonesian ...

Planning for jet lag

Planning for jet lag

Planning for jet lag

A few simple habits can increase your chances of overcoming jet lag.

Finding last-minute travel deals

Finding last-minute travel deals

Finding last-minute travel deals

Last-minute travel deals could be the ideal way for you to afford a holiday.

First class travel cheats

First class travel cheats

First class travel cheats

Achieve a more upmarket flight experience with our travel cheat advice.

Airlines told to fix refund policies

Airlines told to fix refund policies

Airlines told to fix refund policies

ACCC forces airlines to stop misleading consumers over their refund rights.

A definitive guide to travel packing

vintage suitcase with clothes on top sitting in front of retro wallpaper

A definitive guide to travel packing

Learn how to pack like a pro with our definitive guide to travel packing.

How travel makes us stronger

How travel makes us stronger

How travel makes us stronger

Travelling is more than about discovering destinations … it makes you stronger.

Best way to see the Whitsundays

Best way to see the Whitsundays

Best way to see the Whitsundays

There’s a better way to see the Whitsundays than flying in and ferrying.

The border crossing from hell

The border crossing from hell

The border crossing from hell

Liv uses her smarts to escape the border crossing from hell.

Funny foreigner’s fake tourism vid

Funny foreigner’s fake tourism vid

Funny foreigner’s fake tourism vid

New Zealand comedian pokes fun at how we steer clear of dangerous creatures.

Airlines unite on bag crackdown

Airlines unite on bag crackdown

Airlines unite on bag crackdown

We explain the new baggage rules being strictly enforced by all Australian airlines.

The Mary Valley ‘Rattler’ is back

The Mary Valley ‘Rattler’ is back

The Mary Valley ‘Rattler’ is back

The beloved Mary Valley Rattler is back on track and locals are loving it.

Which is the best Asian airline?

Which is the best Asian airline?

Which is the best Asian airline?

Sarah-Marie wants to take a cheap flight, but wants to know if she can trust ...

Why you should use flight mode

Why you should use flight mode

Why you should use flight mode

A passenger learnt the hard way why you should always switch your phone to flight ...

Surprisingly most powerful passport

Surprisingly most powerful passport

Surprisingly most powerful passport

UAE is the new holder of the world’s most powerful passport.

Does this annoy your cabin crew?

Does this annoy your cabin crew?

Does this annoy your cabin crew?

There’s a drink that passengers order which annoys flight attendants – or does it?

Leaning tower losing its lean?

Leaning tower losing its lean?

Leaning tower losing its lean?

One of the world’s most popular landmarks is losing its appeal.

Is your destination safe?

Is your destination safe?

Is your destination safe?

There’s an easy way to find out if your destination is safe.

The perfect one-night getaway

The perfect one-night getaway

The perfect one-night getaway

Here are five suggestions for a perfect one-night getaway.

Five things ‘flighties’ never forget

Five things flight attendants never forget to pack

Five things ‘flighties’ never forget

They travel for a living, so we trust they know what to pack.

Hotel website fleecing customers

Hotel website fleecing customers

Hotel website fleecing customers

Major hotel booking website, Trivago, admits to misleading its customers.

Qantas dumps confusing rule

Qantas dumps confusing rule

Qantas dumps confusing rule

To print or not to print? That is the question – one that Qantas has ...

Time to end the armrest wars

The armrest divider to ensure comfort and peace

Time to end the armrest wars

Raise this armrest divider, not the white flag!

Biggest ever travel industry attack

Biggest ever travel industry attack

Biggest ever travel industry attack

Up to 500 million may have had their data stolen in the world’s biggest travel ...

How to avoid trashing a cruise

How to avoid trashing a cruise

How to avoid trashing a cruise

It is easier than you imagine to unthinkingly annoy your fellow cruise passengers.

The ‘nicest’ Christmas video ever

The ‘nicest’ Christmas video ever

The ‘nicest’ Christmas video ever

Air New Zealand once again injects a healthy dose of humour into its promotional videos.

Make their home your castle

Make their home your castle

Make their home your castle

Fancy taking care of someone else’s home? It could fast-track your savings.

The 12 holidays of Christmas

The 12 holidays of Christmas

The 12 holidays of Christmas

Qantas is kicking off the start of the holiday season with an early Christmas gift ...

How do you hire a campervan?

How do you hire a campervan?

How do you hire a campervan?

Emily is after some advice on how to go about hiring a motorhome to tour ...

What if you fall ill midair?

What if you fall ill midair?

What if you fall ill midair?

You can’t imagine how your inflight medical emergency is going to be handled.

Travel tales from the expert

Travel tales from the expert

Travel tales from the expert

Perry Morcombe shares his favourite places and tells what’s on his bucket list.

Getting there: Luxe cruises for less

Getting there: Luxe cruises for less

Getting there: Luxe cruises for less

Sail in grandeur without leaking cash.

Why are plane seats always blue?

Why are plane seats always blue?

Why are plane seats always blue?

Can you recall the colour of the seats on your last flight?

The official 7 Wonders of Australia

The official ‘7 Wonders of Australia’ have been revealed

The official 7 Wonders of Australia

The official ‘7 Wonders of Australia’ winners are …

Review: DoubleTree Darwin

Review: DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin

Review: DoubleTree Darwin

A stay at this hotel gets even better than the warm cookie welcome.

Albury–Wodonga: See both sides

Albury–Wodonga: See both sides

Albury–Wodonga: See both sides

A promotional video to inspire you to ‘see both sides’ of the Vic–NSW border.

World first stops for CMV

World first stops for CMV

World first stops for CMV

Cruise & Maritime Voyages announces an exciting 2019/20 season.

Bar hopping with a twist

Bar hopping with a twist

Bar hopping with a twist

Take the advice of experts as you bar-hop your way through your hometown.

Explore New Zealand with AAT Kings

AAT Kings 2019/2020 New Zealand Brochure is out now!

Explore New Zealand with AAT Kings

No one knows New Zealand like AAT Kings.

Seven nights in Fiji from $1399

Seven nights in Fiji from $1399

Seven nights in Fiji from $1399

Stay seven nights in Fiji looking out across the beautiful Nadi Bay.

Where is best in south-east Asia?

Where is best in south-east Asia?

Where is best in south-east Asia?

Lisa-Marie is after some advice on how she should best spend three weeks in south-east ...

Capital Drives: Perth

Capital Drives: Perth

Capital Drives: Perth

Lee Atkinson shares her favourite Western Australian road trips.

Driving holiday highway robbery

Driving holiday highway robbery

Driving holiday highway robbery

Don’t be robbed by car rental companies this summer, try these services instead.

Qantas’ carry-on crackdown

Qantas’ carry-on crackdown

Qantas’ carry-on crackdown

Qantas has reportedly been cracking down on carry-on baggage weight limits.

Dodgy hotel hygiene

Dodgy hotel hygiene

Dodgy hotel hygiene

Viral video shows horrifically unhygienic housekeeping staff in luxury hotels.

What is expedition cruising?

What is expedition cruising?

What is expedition cruising?

Once a niche market, expedition and adventure cruises are increasingly in demand.

Bring on the Bali bliss

Bring on the Bali bliss

Bring on the Bali bliss

Dr Tiana Templeman shares her five favourite places to be affordably pampered.

Australia’s newest tourist attraction

Australia's most alluring attraction for international tourists

Australia’s newest tourist attraction

Can you guess the Aussie attraction luring international travellers to our shores?

A truly unforgettable experience

Discover Outback Australia with APT

A truly unforgettable experience

APT ensures the best experience of the great Australian Outback.

Travel SOS: How to say no to guests

Travel SOS: How to say no to guests

Travel SOS: How to say no to guests

Is it rude to tell relatives you don’t want them as guests in your home? ...

Short break cruises all the rage

Short break cruises all the rage

Short break cruises all the rage

P&O Cruises announces more short break cruises, while Princess goes local.

New airline of the year

New airline of the year

New airline of the year

Singapore Airlines breaks Air New Zealand’s five-year streak as world’s best.

The perfect travel toothbrush

The perfect travel toothbrush

The perfect travel toothbrush

The world’s best-selling sonic toothbrush is perfect for your travel toiletries kit.

Unbeatable Vanuatu paradise

Unbeatable Vanuatu paradise

Unbeatable Vanuatu paradise

Vanuatu is one of the most beautiful naturally preserved South Pacific countries.

Enjoy The Entrance and save

Enjoy The Entrance and save

Enjoy The Entrance and save

Enjoy a stay at a hotel with swimming pool and hot tub, located on Tuggerah ...

Are you game to fly budget now?

Are you game to fly budget now?

Are you game to fly budget now?

Should you take the risk of flying with a foreign-owned budget airline?

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.

Boomers spend big on cruising

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Boomers spend big on cruising

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

Which country has the best food?

Cool tool shows the countries with the healthiest cuisine

Which country has the best food?

Hayes & Jarvis has tested dishes from all over the world to find the healthiest ...

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.

Keep your bags in check

Keep your bags in check

Keep your bags in check

This handy and affordable accessory will help to keep all your bags in check.

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.

Luxe travel’s next big thing

Luxe travel’s next big thing

Luxe travel’s next big thing

Virtuoso Travel chief executive tells the world about luxe travel’s next big thing.

Discover Egypt from $3299pp

Discover Egypt from $3299pp

Discover Egypt from $3299pp

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

Discover Egypt from $3299pp

Discover Egypt from $3299pp

Discover Egypt from $3299pp

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

Two nights on Fraser Island: $299

Two nights on Fraser Island: $299

Two nights on Fraser Island: $299

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

Playground or Parliament?

Question time in the ‘big house’

Playground or Parliament?

Irregular writer Max Williams travels to Canberra for a front row seat at question time. ...

Your rights when flight is delayed

Your rights when flight is delayed

Your rights when flight is delayed

If an airline delays or cancels your flight, it pays to know your rights.

Airline ending the space squeeze

The airline ending the space squeeze

Airline ending the space squeeze

One airline has listened to pleas to end the space squeeze on planes.

Australia’s island paradise

Australia’s island paradise

Australia’s island paradise

Tough to go past this Australian island paradise holiday deal …

The perfect Tasmanian tour

The perfect Tasmanian tour

The perfect Tasmanian tour

Save hundreds on 12-day Perfect Tasmania Guided Holidays.

What happens to your hotel soap?

What happens to your hotel soap?

What happens to your hotel soap?

What happens to your hotel room soap after you’ve checked out?

Air New Zealand’s new safety video

Air New Zealand’s new safety video

Air New Zealand’s new safety video

Air New Zealand’s new safety video buries safety beneath the wow factor.

24-day India tour from $3899pp

24-day India tour from $3899pp

24-day India tour from $3899pp

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

Why can’t I get an upgrade?

Why can’t I get an upgrade?

Why can’t I get an upgrade?

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

Eat, stay, love: Queenstown

Eat, stay, love: Queenstown

Eat, stay, love: Queenstown

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

Liv’s budget compact washing kit

Liv’s budget compact washing kit

Liv’s budget compact washing kit

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

Five essential cruise tips

Five essential cruise tips

Five essential cruise tips

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

Long wait queues in the UK to end

Long wait queues in the UK to end

Long wait queues in the UK to end

Aussie travellers to the UK will no longer have to wait in border control queues.

Risky spots for common diseases

Risky spots for common diseases

Risky spots for common diseases

Vaccinations only go so far: exercise further caution in these destinations.

Don’t fall for these rip-offs

Don’t fall for these rip-offs

Don’t fall for these rip-offs

I’ve been had, but at least only my pride was injured.