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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 ...

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  1. Making the most of the middle seat

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

It’s not easy being grey

Where do we learn about becoming a grey nomad?

It’s not easy being grey

Many things in life are assumed, like becoming the perfect grey nomad.

Travel Deals

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’

Free ferries to Kangaroo Island

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

Tick the island off your list

Cruising

Best river cruises for singles

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

Solo sailing

The cheapest time to book a cruise

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

Sail and save

80% of cruisers make this mistake

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

Cruising clueless

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

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

Solo cruising made affordable

Coral Expeditions is expanding its solo traveller program.

Fun for solo cruisers

Destinations

Best of Brisbane on a budget

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

Budget Brisbane

Indo island to close in 2020

Your chance to see a Komodo dragon may have passed, unless you have a small fortune and can wait another year.

Komodo to close

Alternatives to dream destinations

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

Cheap alternatives

Tours & Trips

The best way to explore Toronto

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

True Toronto

Delhi belly and Moroccan movements

Max Williams literally painted the town brown.

It isn’t pretty …

Meet the Captain

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

‘Call me Ian’

Travelling On A Budget

Best of Brisbane on a budget

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

Budget Brisbane

The cheapest time to book a cruise

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

Sail and save

Best value air routes revealed

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

Fairest airfares

Resources

It’s not easy being grey

Many things in life are assumed, like becoming the perfect grey nomad.

Grey isn’t black and white

Making the most of the middle seat

These five tips might just make your next flight more bearable.

Sticky seat situation

Pack your gadgets like a pro

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

Safe and sound

Seniors Travel Insurance

What travel insurance won’t cover

Compare travel insurance to feel sure you are fully covered.

Travel well

How to save on travel insurance

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

More cover for less

Smartraveller’s tips for safe sailing

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

Sail away safely

Travel Q&A

Best river cruises for singles

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

Solo sailing

Are holiday packages worth it?

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

Package deals

Compassionate fares explained

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

Flying for a funeral

Self-drive holidays

It’s not easy being grey

Many things in life are assumed, like becoming the perfect grey nomad.

Grey isn’t black and white

Seeing southern Queensland country

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

Get lost in the moment

There’s no place like home

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

State of mind

Travel News

Make travel easier on your body

The rigours of travel can take a toll on your body, but there are ways to reduce the strain.

Ease up and enjoy

Tech to cut airport wait times

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

One-minute waits

Shocking news about plane water

A new study reveals shocking news about plane water quality.

Plane water shame

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