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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?

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?

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

passengers boarding a plane

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 ...

Best travel videos of the year

tom gleeson, richard ayoade, adam hills and stella the flight attendant

Best travel videos of the year

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

Travel tip most people don’t know

funny flight attendant

Travel tip most people don’t know

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

Christmas travel checklist

Christmas travel checklist

Christmas travel checklist

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

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 ...

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’.

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 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 ...

Award-winning Cook Islands escape

cook islands hotel staff member

Award-winning Cook Islands escape

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

people jumping into the water

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

vietnamese woman crouching next to a harbour

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’?

hand holding smartphone next to a usb charging station

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

hikers in tasmania

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?

ecstatic woman clutching a bedsheet

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

happy fijian children

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

Woman standing in front of a cruise ship in port

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

hand holding smartphone with esim technology

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?

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.

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.

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.

$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

rear view woman and water

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.

Capital Drives: Adelaide

Capital Drives: Adelaide

Capital Drives: Adelaide

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

Is this the world’s worst airline?

Could Air India be the world’s worst airline?

Is this the world’s worst airline?

A major airline is in chaos after two incidents that almost defy belief.

Going on a learning holiday

Going on a learning holiday

Going on a learning holiday

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

Airlines reel after data hacks

Airline reels after data breach

Airlines reel after data hacks

An international data leak will affect around 9.4 million Cathay Pacific passengers.

Airline ditches middle seat

Brazil’s largest airline is ditching the middle seat on some of its planes.

Airline ditches middle seat

Brazil’s largest airline is ditching the middle seat on some of its planes.

Power pack that has your back

Power pack that has your back

Power pack that has your back

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

“Shocking and disturbing” report

Ride-sharing report reveals “shocking and disturbing” behaviour

“Shocking and disturbing” report

New survey of ride-sharing operators “shocking and disturbing”.

Do the NT for $400 less

Do the NT for $400 less

Do the NT for $400 less

Time to tick the Northern Territory off your bucket list with these cheap trips.

Six-day Adelaide tour from $896

Six-day Adelaide tour from $896

Six-day Adelaide tour from $896

Enjoy all-inclusive Adelaide touring at its best, featuring a riverboat cruise.

Halloween happenings in the USA

Halloween happenings in the USA

Halloween happenings in the USA

A roundup of what happens across the States at Halloween.

Don’t carry these common medicines

Don’t carry these common medicines

Don’t carry these common medicines

Carrying common over-the-counter medicines could land you in jail overseas.

Cruise costs set to soar

Cruise costs set to soar

Cruise costs set to soar

Tough new environmental laws may mean the cost of cruising increases.

Gender neutral passports?

Gender neutral passports?

Gender neutral passports?

The Netherlands adds itself to the list of countries that issue intersex passports.

The UK loves Australia and NZ

The UK loves Australia and NZ

The UK loves Australia and NZ

British tourists want to follow Harry and Meghan to our lucky country.

How to holiday without luggage

How to holiday without luggage

How to holiday without luggage

Is it possible to skip the hassle of dragging all your worldly possessions with you ...

Are there seven-star hotels?

Are there seven-star hotels?

Are there seven-star hotels?

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

The wide brown land for Lee

The wide brown land for Lee

The wide brown land for Lee

Nature Escapes: the 100 places you must put on your bucket list.

New Tourism Australia ad impresses

New Tourism Australia ad impresses

New Tourism Australia ad impresses

The ‘original’ Hemsworth takes viewers on a tour of the set of a fake film.

Overnight tall ship cruise from $299

Overnight tall ship cruise from $299

Overnight tall ship cruise from $299

Get into tall ships with a genuine cruise experience on a 1940s timber tall ship.

Once-in-a-lifetime journeys

Once-in-a-lifetime journeys

Once-in-a-lifetime journeys

Constellation Journeys: specialists in once-in-a-lifetime holidays.

Half off Fiji resort holidays

Half off Fiji resort holidays

Half off Fiji resort holidays

How does dropping off the face of the earth and landing in some tropical nirvana ...

Top foods to be wary of overseas

Top foods to be wary of overseas

Top foods to be wary of overseas

A handy guide to the foods to be wary of on your overseas trip.

Blood-suckers out to get you

Blood-suckers out to get you

Blood-suckers out to get you

Don’t travel to these countries without a mosquito bite battle plan.

The Outback made easy

The Outback made easy

The Outback made easy

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

Travel SOS: What is a line cruise?

Travel SOS: What is a line cruise?

Travel SOS: What is a line cruise?

We ask a cruise expert to explain line cruises and the best time to get ...

Best, worst and weirdest uniforms

Best, worst and weirdest uniforms

Best, worst and weirdest uniforms

Leon picks his top three best, worst and weirdest airline uniforms.

Discover Vietnam and Cambodia

Discover Vietnam and Cambodia

Discover Vietnam and Cambodia

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

Sexual harassment in the sky

Sexual harassment in the sky

Sexual harassment in the sky

Most cabin crew have been sexually harassed at work, says TWU survey.

Australia at war with Airbnb

Australia at war with Airbnb

Australia at war with Airbnb

The rise of Airbnb is killing tourism providers in coastal towns.

Virgin announces ‘pride flight’

Virgin announces ‘pride flight’

Virgin announces ‘pride flight’

Virgin Atlantic announces world’s first flight staffed entirely by LGBT+ crew.

Review: Wheelhouse Apartments

Editor’s Choice: Best west coast weekender

Review: Wheelhouse Apartments

Wheelhouse Apartments: affordable luxury accommodation on Tassie’s west coast.

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.

Drive on the wrong side of the road

Drive on the wrong side of the road

Drive on the wrong side of the road

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

America's Musical Journey

amercia's musical journey

America's Musical Journey

Trace the roots of American music and explore the great musical cities.

Be a tourist in your hometown

Be a tourist in your hometown

Be a tourist in your hometown

You may be pleasantly surprised to see what is on offer outside your front door.

How to save on a road trip

The smartest ways to save money on your road trip

How to save on a road trip

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

Flight Centre ups its game

Flight Centre ups its game

Flight Centre ups its game

Flight Centre is about to shake up the travel world and change travel booking forever.

Singapore stopover ‘staycation’

Singapore stopover ‘staycation’

Singapore stopover ‘staycation’

Dr Tiana Templeman shares her top spots for a Singapore stopover holiday.

How to save on travel insurance

How to save on travel insurance

How to save on travel insurance

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

Can you get free upgrades?

Can you get free upgrades?

Can you get free upgrades?

Val wants to know if there are any tricks to getting free upgrades.

Aussie bumper cruise season

Aussie bumper cruise season

Aussie bumper cruise season

Could this be Australia's most impressive cruise season yet?.

Ensure your bag stays under weight

Ensure your bag stays under weight

Ensure your bag stays under weight

Never again exceed your bag’s weight limit with this handy digital scale.

Will plane seats keep shrinking?

Will plane seats keep shrinking?

Will plane seats keep shrinking?

Travellers could soon see the end of plane seat shrinkages and reduced legroom.

ACCC to fight unfair fees

ACCC to fight unfair fees

ACCC to fight unfair fees

Australian travellers are being “ripped off”, says Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.

Follow the footsteps of Van Gogh

Sail French waterways on Viking’s Lyon and Province cruise

Follow the footsteps of Van Gogh

Save up to $1400 per couple on Viking’s fabulous French river cruise.

Tips for the anxious traveller

Tips for the anxious traveller

Tips for the anxious traveller

Here are some useful tips for overcoming anxiety while travelling.

Smartraveller’s tips for safe sailing

Smartraveller’s tips for safe sailing

Smartraveller’s tips for safe sailing

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

Nine medications you must pack

Beat feeling crook on holidays with these nine products

Nine medications you must pack

What you need in your travel 'medicine chest' to relieve symptoms of common ailments.

Australia’s best nature escapes

Australia’s best nature escapes

Australia’s best nature escapes

Lee Atkinson shares her favourite five Australian nature escapes.

Strangely surprising airline rules

Strange airline rules even experienced insiders don't know

Strangely surprising airline rules

Did you know your body odour could get you kicked off a flight?

Boomers the bravest travellers

Boomers the bravest travellers

Boomers the bravest travellers

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

How to do washing while you travel

How to do washing while you travel

How to do washing while you travel

Andrea’s tips will help you pare down on your travel packing.

Big savings on top Aussie tours

Save hundreds on top Aussie tours

Big savings on top Aussie tours

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

Should I tip a flight attendant?

Should I tip a flight attendant?

Should I tip a flight attendant?

We tip staff in cafés, restaurants and hotels, but what about those in the air?

The ultimate online travel store

The ultimate online travel store

The ultimate online travel store

Amazon Australia launches the ultimate online travel accessory store.

16-day classic Italian journey

16-day Italian journey with Mediterranean cruise and Etihad flights

16-day classic Italian journey

A 16-day Italian trip with Mediterranean cruise and Etihad flights is just $4299.

Five essential road trip gadgets

Five essential road trip gadgets

Five essential road trip gadgets

The must-have travel companions that will make your road trip a breeze.

Don’t make this travel mistake

Don’t make this travel mistake

Don’t make this travel mistake

Tourist denied entry to the US for ticking the most unlikely box on her ESTA ...

Should phones be banned on tours?

Should phones be banned on tours?

Should phones be banned on tours?

Leading tour company wants you to stop using your smartphone on holiday.

Airports keep luggage ‘grounded’

Airports keep luggage ‘grounded’

Airports keep luggage ‘grounded’

Airlines are being forced to take up new technology to banish lost luggage.

A King Crab adventure in Norway

Experience a thrilling King Crab adventure in Norway

A King Crab adventure in Norway

Sail with Viking Cruises, for a bucket-list experience you won’t find anywhere else.

Seven ways to stay safe in hotels

Seven ways to stay safe in hotels

Seven ways to stay safe in hotels

What’s more important than budget and comfort when choosing a hotel? Plenty.

How to stretch your holiday money

How to stretch your holiday money

How to stretch your holiday money

Our currency might be weak, but there are still ways to stretch your holiday money.

Capital Drives: Darwin

Capital Drives: Darwin

Capital Drives: Darwin

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

Travel gadgets ‘of yore’

Seven long-forgotten travel gadgets

Travel gadgets ‘of yore’

We take a nostalgic look at the travel gadgets time has forgotten.

Australia’s cruise port problem

Australia’s cruise port problem

Australia’s cruise port problem

Sydney’s crown as the cruise capital of Australia is slipping.

When to say ‘no’ on a plane

When to say ‘no’ on a plane

When to say ‘no’ on a plane

Burt wonders if it is acceptable to refuse a request from a passenger to swap ...

MH370’s final moments

MH370’s final moments

MH370’s final moments

The final moments of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 have been documented.

How to get cheaper rates on rooms

How to get cheaper rates on rooms

How to get cheaper rates on rooms

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

Strange airport security protocols

Strange airport security protocols

Strange airport security protocols

Some airports have strange security rules …

Jailed for writing fake reviews

Jailed for writing fake reviews

Jailed for writing fake reviews

A man has been jailed for nine months for writing fake travel reviews on TripAdvisor.

Return flights to Tokyo from $699

Return flights to Tokyo from $699

Return flights to Tokyo from $699

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, can best be described as an ‘out of the ordinary’ ...

Hobart stay from $117 per night

Hobart stay from $117 per night

Hobart stay from $117 per night

Feel at home in this stylish 4.5 star hotel, just minutes away from Salamanca Market.

Choosing meaningful souvenirs

Choosing meaningful souvenirs

Choosing meaningful souvenirs

How do you choose the right souvenir to bring home with you?

Travel bans for welfare recipients

PM to impose travel bans on welfare recipients and tax dodgers

Travel bans for welfare recipients

New policy could ground welfare cheats and tax debt dodgers.

The most anticipated cruise ship

The most anticipated cruise ship

The most anticipated cruise ship

Celebrity Cruises to launch its new Edge class vessel in December.

Airports accused of fee gouging

Airports accused of fee gouging

Airports accused of fee gouging

Qantas has accused Australian airports of “blatant profiteering”.

Frequent flyer points scam

Frequent flyer points scam

Frequent flyer points scam

Don’t be fooled into thinking frequent flyer programs are geared towards the customer.

Cool train trips around Australia

Cool train trips around Australia

Cool train trips around Australia

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

Don’t drink on this flight

Don’t drink on this flight

Don’t drink on this flight

Drinking on the way to this popular destination could land you in jail.

Can I cruise to US from Sydney?

Can I cruise to US from Sydney?

Can I cruise to US from Sydney?

Charles will be happy to know he can paint the town red when he sails ...

Don’t see this when visiting Italy

Avoid Italy’s tourist traps and see more of what matters

Don’t see this when visiting Italy

Andrea Hendrikx suggests the tourist traps in Italy to avoid, as well as some you ...

Find food anywhere in the world

Find food anywhere in the world

Find food anywhere in the world

Pizza and beer or five-star cuisine, these apps will help you find it.

Discover the remote Kimberley

Discover the remote Kimberley

Discover the remote Kimberley

Save up to $2400 on selected fully inclusive 4WD adventures.

The world’s happiest countries

The world’s happiest countries

The world’s happiest countries

Much like in life, being rich doesn’t necessarily make a country happy.

New Aussie airport security rules

New airport rules give police full ID check powers

New Aussie airport security rules

Travellers face fines or imprisonment if they do not comply with new police powers.

Is piracy still a real threat?

Is piracy still a real threat?

Is piracy still a real threat?

Penny wonders about the likelihood of a pirate attack on her cruise ship.

Where are all the airport germs?

Where you’ll find the most germs at the airport

Where are all the airport germs?

A surface you can’t avoid touching may be the germiest at the airport.

Passengers restrain ‘unwell man’

Passengers restrain ‘unwell man’

Passengers restrain ‘unwell man’

Passengers on board a Qantas plane were asked to help calm a disruptive passenger.

Best free travel apps

Best free travel apps

Best free travel apps

Here are our picks for the best free travel apps of 2018

Best free travel apps

Best free travel apps

Best free travel apps

Here are our picks for the best free travel apps of 2018

New ‘old’ travel scam is back

New ‘old’ travel scam is back

New ‘old’ travel scam is back

US Visa Waiver scam still taking Aussie travellers to the cleaners.

Taking the plunge for platypus

rainforest scuba

Taking the plunge for platypus

Rainforest scuba is a world-first activity you can try in Finch Hatton, Queensland.

Cruising the Caribbean

Cruising the Caribbean

Cruising the Caribbean

Want to know the three best Caribbean cruise ports? Just add rum, sun and Latin ...

Medical mishaps more likely

Medical mishaps more likely

Medical mishaps more likely

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

Six nights in Hawaii from $1990pp

Six nights in Hawaii from $1990pp

Six nights in Hawaii from $1990pp

Spend six nights soaking up the views across the vibrant Honolulu skyline.

Welcome to the World of Viking

Welcome to the World of Viking

Welcome to the World of Viking

Viking Cruises’ inspiring itineraries will send you packing.

Stunning statues steal the show

Stunning statues steal the show

Stunning statues steal the show

Meet Rodina Mat – a lofty lady of 102m – and her statuesque friends around ...

Flying from booking to take-off

Flying from booking to take-off

Flying from booking to take-off

Leon shares tips on booking flights and getting through the airport with minimal fuss.

Passengers laugh as plane burns

Passengers laugh as plane burns

Passengers laugh as plane burns

Russian flyers chat and laugh as they watch one of the plane’s two engines burn ...

The adjustable travel bag

The adjustable travel bag

The adjustable travel bag

Easily adjustable bag adapts in size, according to your travel needs.

Helping dementia patients ‘travel’

Helping dementia patients ‘travel’

Helping dementia patients ‘travel’

Exciting new technology aims to help dementia patients tick off their bucket lists.

Providing proof of onward travel

Providing proof of onward travel

Providing proof of onward travel

Why does Carl need to provide proof of onward travel when he has a one-way ...

Ten things you should never pack

Ten things you should never pack

Ten things you should never pack

It’s easy to overpack, but just as easy to travel light.

How to choose your cruise

How to choose your cruise

How to choose your cruise

Dr Tiana Templeman shares her top tips for choosing a cruise that’s right for you.

Capital Drives: Brisbane

Capital Drives: Brisbane

Capital Drives: Brisbane

Lee Atkinson takes you on one of Australia’s most spectacular stretches of road.

What a way to start your day

What a way to start your day

What a way to start your day

Sunrise with Australia’s favourites, then breakfast at The Old Station Teahouse.

Top four apps for getting around

Top four apps for getting around

Top four apps for getting around

Handy apps to make getting around that little bit easier on your next holiday.

Around the world in 121 days

Cruise & Maritime Voyages launches 2020 World Cruise

Around the world in 121 days

Cruise & Maritime Voyages will launch a round-the-world cruise in 2020.

Places to visit before they vanish

Places to visit before they vanish

Places to visit before they vanish

Some of the world’s most beautiful places won’t be here for long.

Embracing Tasmanian winter

Embracing Tasmanian winter

Embracing Tasmanian winter

Leon lists the things you shouldn’t miss on a tour of Tasmania.

West Coast Wilderness Railway

West Coast Wilderness Railway

West Coast Wilderness Railway

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

Hotel website deceives travellers

Hotel website deceives travellers

Hotel website deceives travellers

The ACCC has instituted proceedings against hotel booking website Trivago.

Australia’s most satisfying airline

Australia’s most satisfying airline

Australia’s most satisfying airline

Aussie mainstay takes out the award for Australia’s most satisfying airline.

Three tiny travel gadgets

Three tiny travel gadgets

Three tiny travel gadgets

Three super handy, tiny travel essentials that fit on your keychain.

Flight delay insurance

Flight delay insurance

Flight delay insurance

Travellers can now be covered for the cost of a delayed flight.

Fly free to New Zealand

15-Day New Zealand Splendour Guided Holiday

Fly free to New Zealand

Experience the splendour of New Zealand from north to south.

Cruising a Tasmanian treasure

The luxury river cruise everyone can afford

Cruising a Tasmanian treasure

The Gordon River Cruise is a luxury river voyage all Australians can afford.

How to pack in 30 minutes

How to pack in 30 minutes

How to pack in 30 minutes

Packing tips to get you quickly out the door and on your way.

Men ‘more picky’ than women?

Men ‘more picky’ than women?

Men ‘more picky’ than women?

Study reveals some interesting relationship traits as people get older.

Get good audio on your travel video

Get good audio on your travel video

Get good audio on your travel video

Sound quality can be every bit as important as beautiful images when you are recording.

Loving life – on the road

mick and car

Loving life – on the road

He’s 70, been on the road for five years and couldn’t be happier.

Insider's guide to Iceland

iceland

Insider's guide to Iceland

When to visit, what to see and what to avoid when you visit the land ...

Cosy Cottontree Cottage has it all

Cosy Cottontree Cottage has it all

Cosy Cottontree Cottage has it all

This cosy coastal getaway is your base for a great break in Flinders.

What you think of our capitals

What you think of our capitals

What you think of our capitals

Leon tells David Harris what you think of our capital cities.

Fly Free to Southeast Asia

windstar star legend

Fly Free to Southeast Asia

Fly free and cruise the icons of Southeast Asia.

How to put your points to good use

How to put your points to good use

How to put your points to good use

Are you a frequent flyer with piles of points you can afford to offload?

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?

BA attendant strips to sell tights

BA attendant strips to sell tights

BA attendant strips to sell tights

British Airways attendant suspended for posting a lurid striptease video online.

The rise of tech-free tourism

The rise of tech-free tourism

The rise of tech-free tourism

This type of holiday allows travellers only to recharge

Award-winning Museum of Toilets

Award-winning Museum of Toilets

Award-winning Museum of Toilets

Learn more about the evolution of the toilet on your next visit to New Delhi.

Airports failing older flyers

Airports failing older flyers

Airports failing older flyers

Australian airports called out for neglecting the needs of older flyers.

The tune-out sleep mask

The tune-out sleep mask

The tune-out sleep mask

Innovative sleep mask could help you catch some ‘zees’ at 30,000 feet.

$777 Beijing to Shanghai Tour

$777 Beijing to Shanghai Tour

$777 Beijing to Shanghai Tour

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

BKK transfer and USA tipping

BKK transfer and USA tipping

BKK transfer and USA tipping

We answer your queries about killing time at Bangkok Airport and how much to tip ...

Stashing your cash on the move

Stashing your cash on the move

Stashing your cash on the move

There are many creative ways to store your spending money. Here are seven of the ...

Capital Drives: Melbourne

Capital Drives: Melbourne

Capital Drives: Melbourne

Pack the car and hit the road on these two scenic seaside drives from Melbourne.

World’s most polluted cities

World’s most polluted cities

World’s most polluted cities

Some cities high on many people’s travel wish list have the worst air pollution.

Best travel insurance policies

Best travel insurance policies

Best travel insurance policies

Experts Choice Travel Insurance Awards

Travel agents share absurd requests

Travel agents share absurd requests

Travel agents share absurd requests

These absurd requests made to travel agents have to be read to be believed.

Best outdoor markets in Australia

Best outdoor markets in Australia

Best outdoor markets in Australia

Less famous than Salamanca, but just as popular are these eight street markets.

Vietnam, Cambodia for $1999

hoi an river

Vietnam, Cambodia for $1999

See the most amazing sights in south-east Asia without spending a fortune.

2018’s must-see attraction

Vietnam’s Golden Bridge is 2018’s must-see attraction

2018’s must-see attraction

The newly opened Golden Bridge in Vietnam is 2018’s hottest attraction.

Combo cruises extend your journey

New combination cruises a chance to extend your journey

Combo cruises extend your journey

Silversea Cruises has unveiled new cruises that join two or more trips into one. ...

Are you being watched in the air?

Are spies tracking you when you fly?

Are you being watched in the air?

Just because you are not on a watch list, doesn’t mean you’re not being watched.

New outbound check-in process

New outbound check-in process

New outbound check-in process

Paperless boarding passes have been approved for all Australian airports.

Can travel help you live longer?

Can travel help you live longer?

Can travel help you live longer?

Fact or fiction? Those who travel live longer than those who stay put at home.

Travelling in the Middle East

Travelling in the Middle East

Travelling in the Middle East

Jennifer Johnston travels solo through both Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

The best plane seats in economy

The best plane seats in economy

The best plane seats in economy

How to maximise your comfort factor, without forking out big bucks.

Is your plane old and dangerous?

Is your plane old and dangerous?

Is your plane old and dangerous?

Is there any reason to be concerned about the age of the plane you’re in?

Finding the best travel deals

Finding the best travel deals

Finding the best travel deals

Looking for a great travel deal? Leave it to Deal Experts Travelzoo.

Airbnb – great until it’s not

Airbnb – great until it’s not

Airbnb – great until it’s not

The rules are changing in several major cities. Don’t get caught out.

Weird and wonderful London

You might be shocked and awed, but you’ll never be bored in London

Weird and wonderful London

You might be shocked and awed, but you’ll never be bored in London.

Which is the best budget airline?

Which is the best budget airline?

Which is the best budget airline?

Deborah wants to know which is the best budget airline.

Queen’s guard shoves tourist

Queen’s guard shoves tourist

Queen’s guard shoves tourist

Want to know how to get a royal guardsman to lose his cool? Cross the ...

Bobby, the anti-theft backpack

Bobby, the anti-theft backpack

Bobby, the anti-theft backpack

This is without a doubt the best anti-theft travel bag we’ve seen this year.

Hotel cheats TripAdvisor ratings

Hotel cheats TripAdvisor ratings

Hotel cheats TripAdvisor ratings

An Australian accommodation group has been fined $3 million for deceiving guests.

Essential airport tricks

Essential airport tricks

Essential airport tricks

Tips to help you get on your flight a little quicker.

To do or not to do of rail travel

To do or not to do of rail travel

To do or not to do of rail travel

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

The ancient secrets of Kakadu

couple standing at kakadu

The ancient secrets of Kakadu

Be enchanted on an inspiring top-end journey and uncover the ancient secrets of Kakadu.

Eagle-eye view of Vienna

Eagle-eye view of Vienna

Eagle-eye view of Vienna

The Vienna Tourist Board has captured footage of the city, literally, from an eagle’s eye.

Six common solo travel dilemmas

Six common solo travel dilemmas

Six common solo travel dilemmas

We list and solve six common solo travel dilemmas.

Should you hire a car overseas?

Should you hire a car overseas?

Should you hire a car overseas?

Car hire has some advantages when on holiday, but do they outweigh the disadvantages?

Wanderlust in his blood?

Wanderlust in his blood?

Wanderlust in his blood?

Baby boomers are changing the face of travel and Perry has been leading the change.

Hit the road this winter

Hit the road this winter

Hit the road this winter

Five reasons to go motorhome, campervan, caravan or electric pop-top this winter.

Cruising popularity on the rise

Cruising popularity on the rise

Cruising popularity on the rise

Survey reveals that cruising is now more popular than land travel for over 55s.

Super seniors cruise deals

Travel Team announces special cruise packages for over 50s

Super seniors cruise deals

Travel Team announces its latest suite of seniors' cruise deals.

Virgin names its first Lady Ship

Virgin names its first Lady Ship

Virgin names its first Lady Ship

Virgin’s first ‘Lady Ship’ is shaping up to be a real stunner – and now ...

Take your own travel towel

Take your own travel towel

Take your own travel towel

A travel towel small enough to fit in your pocket and is also super light.

How to share travel expenses

How to share travel expenses

How to share travel expenses

How to avoid fights over travel expenses when you travel with a friend.

Protect your home while you travel

Protect your home while you travel

Protect your home while you travel

When going on holiday, protecting your home is important for your peace of mind.

Travelling to Hawaii on the cheap

Travelling to Hawaii on the cheap

Travelling to Hawaii on the cheap

Jill asks if there’s a cheaper time to go to Hawaii – Andrea shares her ...

Aussies stung by credit card fees

Aussie travellers warned of travel credit card rip off

Aussies stung by credit card fees

Should you use a credit or debit card, or put your money in a pre-paid ...

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 ...

What to wear on the plane

What to wear on the plane

What to wear on the plane

Follow these seven rules and you’ll never be uncomfortably dressed on a flight again.

Hong Kong: A tale of two cities

Hong Kong truly boasts the best of both worlds

Hong Kong: A tale of two cities

East meets West, city meets country: Hong Kong offers the best of all worlds.

Sydney voted best Aussie capital

Sydney voted Australia’s best capital

Sydney voted best Aussie capital

Sydney has taken out top honours in this year’s T+L World’s Best Awards.

2018 Skytrax Award winners

2018 Skytrax Award winners

2018 Skytrax Award winners

Qantas falls just shy of the top 10 world’s best carriers.

Capital Drives: Sydney

Capital Drives: Sydney

Capital Drives: Sydney

Part one in our new series on the best driving holidays from each capital.

How to pack like a minimalist

How to pack like a minimalist

How to pack like a minimalist

How to pack to travel with as little baggage as possible.

Compact suit folder

Compact suit folder

Compact suit folder

A device to keep you looking sharp wherever you’re headed.

Save on luxury Sydney stays

Special seniors’ discount on luxury Sydney hotel stays

Save on luxury Sydney stays

Exclusive YourLifeChoices discounts on luxury Sydney hotel stays.

Fly free, all cabins, all dates

Fly free, all cabins, all dates

Fly free, all cabins, all dates

Travelmarvel offers more value, more inclusions and more choice.

Where are Australia’s monkeys?

Where are Australia’s monkeys?

Where are Australia’s monkeys?

Why you won’t ever spot monkeys in Australian bushland.

World’s most lucrative air route

The world’s most lucrative air routes

World’s most lucrative air route

How much money does Qantas make from its Sydney-to-Melbourne route?

Banksy’s bizarre West Bank hotel

Banksy’s bizarre West Bank hotel

Banksy’s bizarre West Bank hotel

Despite having the worst view, Banksy’s ‘Walled Off Hotel’ is getting rave reviews.

Banksy’s bizarre West Bank hotel

Banksy’s bizarre West Bank hotel

Banksy’s bizarre West Bank hotel

Despite having the worst view, Banksy’s ‘Walled Off Hotel’ is getting rave reviews.

Australia’s seven wonders?

Australia’s seven wonders?

Australia’s seven wonders?

Australians asked to vote on our seven greatest wonders.

Splitting between cash and card

Splitting between cash and card

Splitting between cash and card

Joan wants to know how best to split her travel budget between card and cash.

An ergonomic travel pillow

An ergonomic travel pillow

An ergonomic travel pillow

The Neck Sofa travel pillow is unlike any other travel pillow.

Best value domestic destinations

Best value domestic destinations

Best value domestic destinations

August is one of the best months to plan a last-minute trip and a cheap ...

TripAdvisor’s top 25 experiences

TripAdvisor’s top 25 experiences

TripAdvisor’s top 25 experiences

TripAdvisor announces its top 25 travel experiences.

Twice as nice with Princess Cruises

Twice as nice with Princess Cruises

Twice as nice with Princess Cruises

Book one of 800 Princess cruises and receive onboard credit and other extras.

The wonder under Down Under

Discover Tasmania and save on your airfare

The wonder under Down Under

If Tasmania is not on your must-do list, it should be.

How to be a responsible traveller

How to be a responsible traveller

How to be a responsible traveller

Fellow globe-trotters, its time for us to be more responsible travellers. Here’s how.

Save on energy at home while you’re away

Save on energy at home while you’re away

Save on energy at home while you’re away

About to go on holiday? Here are five energy-saving tips for your home.

World’s happiest travellers

Report reveals the world’s happiest travellers

World’s happiest travellers

Which nationality of traveller is happiest?

The must-have infinity scarf

The must-have infinity scarf

The must-have infinity scarf

This travel infinity scarf is not just a soft and warm ‘warmer-upper’.

Finding free activities on holiday

Finding free activities on holiday

Finding free activities on holiday

With a little research, you can find free activities at your holiday destination.

Three worst booking mistakes

Three worst booking mistakes

Three worst booking mistakes

This simple three-step guide will help you make the right booking choices, every time.

Big savings, warmer weather

Big savings, warmer weather

Big savings, warmer weather

Wonderful winter getaways, with big flight savings and warmer weather.

The ‘tourist’s prayer’

The ‘tourist’s prayer’

The ‘tourist’s prayer’

We just had to share this ‘tourist’s prayer’ sent in by a member of YourLifeChoices.

Pilot wrongly reports hijacking

Pilot wrongly reports hijacking

Pilot wrongly reports hijacking

What happens when a pilot accidentally reports a hijacking?

New baggage rules

New baggage rules

New baggage rules

As of 30 June, new baggage rules came into effect at all Australian airports.

Five perfect solo stopovers

Five perfect solo stopovers

Five perfect solo stopovers

Lonely Planet reveals four top destinations that welcome solo travellers.

Visiting the oldest city in Europe

Visiting the oldest city in Europe

Visiting the oldest city in Europe

Which is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Europe?

World’s grumpiest travellers

Report reveals the world’s grumpiest travellers

World’s grumpiest travellers

A report from rewardexpert.com has revealed the world’s grumpiest travellers.

Does PayPass work overseas?

Does PayPass work overseas?

Does PayPass work overseas?

Does PayPass work overseas, or do you still need to buy foreign currency?

The modern-day Orient Express

The modern-day Orient Express

The modern-day Orient Express

Travel in original carriages from the 1920s and 1930s, and experience old-school rail charm.

Thailand’s most underrated town

Thailand’s most underrated town

Thailand’s most underrated town

Phuket and Bangkok are being overlooked for this underrated, yet exciting town.

The Anywhere Travel Guide

The Anywhere Travel Guide

The Anywhere Travel Guide

Add equal parts fun, exploration and adventure to your travels.

Solo cruise savings

Solo cruise savings

Solo cruise savings

Cruise companies are offering a load of last-minute river cruise deals for 2018 voyages as ...

Qantas ups its game, again …

Qantas ups its game, again …

Qantas ups its game, again …

Qantas has upped its game again, this time expanding its inflight entertainment offerings.

Discover Western Australia

Discover Western Australia

Discover Western Australia

With Travelmarvel, you have the freedom of flexibility to explore at your own pace.

What to put in a travel first aid kit?

What to put in a travel first aid kit?

What to put in a travel first aid kit?

If you are travelling outside of major cities, it pays to travel with a good ...

Most expensive coffee in the world?

Most expensive coffee in the world?

Most expensive coffee in the world?

Discover who topped the list for eye-watering latte prices.

Where to go to warm up this winter

Where to go to warm up this winter

Where to go to warm up this winter

If you’re suffering in the cold this winter, look no further than these toasty travel ...

How my flight descended into chaos

How my flight descended into chaos

How my flight descended into chaos

It wasn’t until we were in the air that I realised part of our plane ...

Aussie dollar trumps the Euro

Now is the cheapest time of the year to travel to Europe

Aussie dollar trumps the Euro

A strong Aussie dollar means it’s the cheapest it’s been this year to travel to ...

Qantas and Air NZ join forces

Qantas and Air NZ join forces

Qantas and Air NZ join forces

Qantas and Air New Zealand have joined forces on reciprocal code-sharing.

The great space squeeze is on

The great space squeeze is on

The great space squeeze is on

Airlines are trying to squeeze as many people into a narrow-body plane.

Tigerair’s new ad campaign

Tigerair’s new ad campaign

Tigerair’s new ad campaign

Is there a better reason to travel than ‘because you can’?

Will Airbnb ruin my pension?

Will Airbnb ruin my pension?

Will Airbnb ruin my pension?

Renting out a room is a good way to earn income, but what does it ...

How to dress up that economy flight

How to dress up that economy flight

How to dress up that economy flight

Follow these tips and add some special touches to your budget travel.

Australia’s worst airports

Australia’s worst airports

Australia’s worst airports

Sunshine Coast certainly has a lot going for it, but its airport is not one ...

Travelling with only hand luggage

Travelling with only hand luggage

Travelling with only hand luggage

How to travel the world, across seasons and continents, with just a carry-on bag.

Self-driving in the Rockies

Self-driving in the Rockies

Self-driving in the Rockies

We ask Destination BC’s Lizzie Doyle 10 questions about self-driving in Canada.

How to get plane ticket refunds

How to get plane ticket refunds

How to get plane ticket refunds

Skyscanner Australia has a few tips on how to get a refund on your plane ...

Best time of the year to travel

Best time of the year to travel

Best time of the year to travel

This handy infographic shows you the best time of year to travel to 12 major ...

Cheapest cities for a night out

Cheapest cities for a night out

Cheapest cities for a night out

Which city offers the cheapest night out?

Seven days on the Indian Pacific

Seven days on the Indian Pacific

Seven days on the Indian Pacific

Take the Indian Pacific to Adelaide with five nights in Adelaide and an Adelaide city ...

Tourists flock to our fair shores

Tourists flock to our fair shores

Tourists flock to our fair shores

Australian tourism is booming, says Tourism Australia.

Finding a legitimate local guide

Finding a legitimate local guide

Finding a legitimate local guide

How can Colin avoid getting scammed and find a reputable local guide?

Common things you forget to pack

Don’t forget to pack these items!

Common things you forget to pack

The five most commonly forgotten items to pack – so you don’t make the same ...

The ultimate heart starter

The ultimate heart starter

The ultimate heart starter

Laura Waters gets face to face with Bull sharks in Fiji.

Paying more for preferred seating

Paying more for preferred seating

Paying more for preferred seating

Debbie answers Margie’s question about paying extra for preferred seating.

Where the Aussie dollar is strong

Where the Aussie dollar is strong

Where the Aussie dollar is strong

Finding a destination where the Aussie dollar is strong should be high on your list.

Boomers intend to travel longest

Boomers intend to travel longest

Boomers intend to travel longest

Roy Morgan’s latest research shows Boomers want to holiday for a long time.

Branson shows off his ‘new lady’

Branson shows off his ‘new lady’

Branson shows off his ‘new lady’

Richard Branson shows us inside his new Virgin Voyages vessel.

Free app to prevent bill shock

Free app to prevent bill shock

Free app to prevent bill shock

Liv’s Travel Gadget will do wonders to prevent post-holiday bill shock.

Access airport lounges for just $35

Access airport lounges for just $35

Access airport lounges for just $35

You don’t have to be a member of any airline’s ‘club’ to use an airport ...

Rail trips for the young at heart

Rail trips for the young at heart

Rail trips for the young at heart

Rail Plus has curated a list of five Great Train Journeys for the young adventurer ...

World’s top 20 safest airlines

World’s top 20 safest airlines

World’s top 20 safest airlines

AirlineRatings.com announces its list of the world’s safest airlines for 2018.

Experts tell all on missed flights

Experts tell all on missed flights

Experts tell all on missed flights

The 1-2-3 when the plane leaves without you.

How far would you go for free wifi?

Travel Gadget: Extraordinary lengths some people go for wifi

How far would you go for free wifi?

Liv shares the extraordinary lengths to which she, and many Australians, go for free wifi.

Rethinking the window seat

Travel SOS: Are you rethinking the window seat?

Rethinking the window seat

Margie is rethinking her window seat preference. Is she being paranoid?

Western Wonderland holiday

Escaping to WA has never been more ‘Airffordable’

Western Wonderland holiday

Escape winter on a warm 16-Day Western Wonderland Guided Holiday.

What’s hot in Hong Kong

hong kong junk and city

What’s hot in Hong Kong

Why Hong Kong is one of the hottest destinations on the planet.

When to hire a travel guide

When to hire a travel guide

When to hire a travel guide

Enjoy a richer travel experience with an experienced travel guide.

World’s most popular destination

Mastercard ranks the most popular destination for travellers

World’s most popular destination

The world’s most popular destination for travellers is not one of the ‘big three’.

Why flight attendants are attractive

Why flight attendants are so attractive

Why flight attendants are attractive

Have you ever wondered how airlines only ever hire good-looking flight attendants?

Cruise fare too cheap to believe

Lowest price we’ve seen for a South Pacific cruise

Cruise fare too cheap to believe

P&O announces flash sale on South Pacific cruise that’s too good to believe.

Qantas in the hot seat over safety

Qantas accused of ignoring crew wellbeing and passenger safety

Qantas in the hot seat over safety

Qantas has been accused of ignoring the wellbeing of its crew and passenger safety.

Scary Australian attractions

Scary Australian attractions

Scary Australian attractions

Five dangerous tourist attractions ideal for those looking for a thrill.

Best destinations for tourism

World's top 10 most tourist-friendly destinations

Best destinations for tourism

If you want a destination that truly welcomes tourists, here are your best bets.

World’s most dangerous airlines

AirlineRatings ranks the world’s most dangerous airlines

World’s most dangerous airlines

These are the airlines with which you won’t want to fly.

World’s cheapest airline named

An Australian airline named world’s cheapest

World’s cheapest airline named

Flights in Australia can be expensive. Not so with this world’s cheapest airline.

Horrible holiday habits

The disgusting things people do when they travel

Horrible holiday habits

For some reason, good hygiene practices often go on holiday when you do.

Book in a date with Nessie

Loch Ness Monster ‘official’ sightings are on the rise

Book in a date with Nessie

Seems Nessie may be surfacing again, with 17 ‘official’ sightings in 2017.

Taking a ‘Tinder Tour’

Travel Gadget: Using Tinder to meet people overseas

Taking a ‘Tinder Tour’

Can you use Tinder to meet people overseas?

Fly free and discover Europe

Discover Europe, flying free with APT

Fly free and discover Europe

Simply decide what you want to see and leave the rest to APT.

Travellers’ bizarre pleas for help

Bizarre requests travellers make to embassies

Travellers’ bizarre pleas for help

The ridiculous requests some Australians make to our embassies overseas.

Money saving tips from travel agents

Travel agents tell all: how to save money on travel

Money saving tips from travel agents

When it comes to saving money on travel, who better to ask than travel agents?

Get the best flight deals online

Get the best flight deals online

Get the best flight deals online

Australia’s largest online travel agent reveals how to get the best flight deals online.

Top three themed cruises