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Why you should holiday here

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Why you should holiday here

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

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Flying? How to avoid coronavirus

doctor holding a vial of coronavirus

Flying? How to avoid coronavirus

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

Don’t be that traveller

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

Don’t be that traveller

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

Aussies foot tourists’ medical bills

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

Aussies foot tourists’ medical bills

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

Trivago misled consumers on rates

Trivago misled consumers on rates

Trivago misled consumers on rates

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

Travel by your 2020 star sign

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

Travel by your 2020 star sign

Stuck for travel inspiration? Why not follow the stars?

What not to say overseas

Seven things to never say overseas

What not to say overseas

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

Travel Deals

Extraordinary Tasmania cruises

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

Extraordinary expeditions

A week in Thailand from $1590

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

Thai takeaway

Budget South America tours

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

Get ‘On The Go’

Cruising

How to find the best value cruises

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

Cruise deals

Going green on the big blue

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

Australia’s gardening voyage

Coral announces three new cruises

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

Coral comfort

Coach Tours

A truly unforgettable experience

APT ensures the best experience of the great Australian Outback.

Save up to $1200

Guided Tassie holiday from $2850

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

Touring Tassie

Fly free to New Zealand

Experience the splendour of New Zealand from north to south.

Fly Free!

Rail Tours

Best Latin American rail journeys

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

Choo, choo, choose one

A journey through the clouds

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

Travel Vision

Seeing Spain for a steal

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

The train in Spain

Solo Travel

Tips for social solo cruisers

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

Social solo

Dangerous destinations for women

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

Dangerous destinations

Cheap destinations for solo travel

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

Going solo

Destinations

Why you should holiday here

Tourism Australia is asking Aussies to get out and see this beautiful country and explore what's on your doorstep.

Backyard blitz

Travel by your 2020 star sign

Stuck for travel inspiration? Why not follow the stars?

Follow the stars

World’s most dangerous cities

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

Dangerous destinations

Tours & Trips

Stunning South Africa

Taking the road less travelled from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Africa tugs

Extraordinary Tasmania cruises

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

Extraordinary expeditions

Is it too late to see the reef?

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

Reef watchdogs

Travelling On A Budget

Pick these flights with your points

Got points? Here are the best flights to book

Points for flights

What’s the hook with $1 hotel stays?

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

Pervy proposition

London on a tight budget

Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge … and exorbitant transport prices. But getting around London doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg – if you know these tricks.

See the sights

Resources

Who loves flying and not dying?

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

Sock it to DVT

Don’t wear this when you travel

We all like to look our best when we travel, but our idea of a nice outfit may not align with the standards of the places you visit.

Appropriate attire

How to avoid travel disasters

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

Smart travel tips

Seniors Travel Insurance

Cover for any pre-existing condition

No more travelling underinsured when it comes to health.

Fairer fees

Disturbing travel insurance trend

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

Cancellations common

When travel providers go bust

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

Holiday havoc

Travel Q&A

Can you fly for free as a courier?

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

travel, seniors travel, flights,

How to easily access airport lounges

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

Is it worth it?

Top five travel dilemmas of 2019

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

The top five

Self-drive holidays

Is your car in tip-top shape?

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

Your checklist

How far can you drive on empty?

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

Fooling the fuel gauge

Stunning South Africa

Taking the road less travelled from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Africa tugs

Travel News

Why you should holiday here

Tourism Australia is asking Aussies to get out and see this beautiful country and explore what's on your doorstep.

Backyard blitz

Flying? How to avoid coronavirus

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

Fly germ free

Don’t be that traveller

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

Travel taboos

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