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How to have a holiday at home

How to have a holiday at home

How to have a holiday at home

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

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Protect yourself when using Airbnb

How to protect yourself when using Airbnb

Protect yourself when using Airbnb

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

How long will public transport last?

How long will public transport last?

How long will public transport last?

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

What not to do in a plane emergency

What not to do in a plane emergency

What not to do in a plane emergency

The investigation of plane crash reveals preventable deaths.

So much for social distancing

passengers disregarding social distancing laws at sydney airport

So much for social distancing

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

Best layering clothes for travel

Best layering clothes for travel

Best layering clothes for travel

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

Daily pandemic life in Italy part one

Daily life in Italy during the coronavirus pandemic

Daily pandemic life in Italy part one

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

Travel Deals

Exploring the Kimberley for 25 years

Coral Expeditions has unique knowledge of the rugged landscape, flora and fauna and a special bond with the original inhabitants as well as its European discoverers.

Save $500 on Kimberley cruises

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

Cruising

Cruise line cancellation policies

Holland America Line guests can now cancel any cruise departing through 31 May 2020 for any reason. What are the other cruise lines doing?

Cruising through crisis

Best cruise ships for dining

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

Supper sailing

Top 20 expedition destinations

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

Excellent expeditions

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

Only serving solo travellers

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

When two’s a crowd

Why are more Aussies travelling solo?

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

Stepping out solo

Tips for social solo cruisers

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

Social solo

Destinations

Top 10 trending travel destinations

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

Be a trendsetter!

Take a #recoveryweekend in NSW

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

15 top spots

Most popular destination for Aussies

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

Proximity the key

Tours & Trips

Botswana’s secret green season

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

It’s a secret!

Top 20 expedition destinations

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

Excellent expeditions

Stunning South Africa

Taking the road less travelled from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Africa tugs

Travelling On A Budget

How airlines plan to protect points

Virgin missed the mark but quickly corrected a disappointing situation.

Picking up points

10 things not to buy duty free

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

Duty free dollars

London on a tight budget

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

See the sights

Resources

Where to find the best package deals

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

How to find bargains

Max drills into dental tourism

Why pay a fortune for dental work in Australia when you can get it done in Bali for peanuts? Max Williams will tell you why …

How did it work it?

When to replace your suitcase

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

Suitcase solution

Seniors Travel Insurance

How to ensure you get a refund

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

Refund rights

How coronavirus affects insurance

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

Are you still covered?

Cover for any pre-existing condition

No more travelling underinsured when it comes to health.

Fairer fees

Travel Q&A

Where to find the best package deals

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

How to find bargains

Buy now, pay later travel plans

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

Save your trip

How fresh is airline food?

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

How fresh is food?

Self-drive holidays

How to have a holiday at home

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

Backyard camping

The colours of Australian autumn

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

Take a leaf

Australia’s funniest place names

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

Aussie favourites

Travel News

So much for social distancing

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

Who’s watching?

Daily pandemic life in Italy part one

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

Troubled times

Hotels doing their part for COVID-19

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

How hotels can help

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