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How travel must change post-COVID

How travel must change post-COVID

How travel must change post-COVID

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

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Land of ice, fire and flights

Iceland opens its borders for tourists

Land of ice, fire and flights

You’d be forgiven for feeling COVID-19 had never happened here.

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Can you identify these famous palaces?

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

US state you may be able to visit soon

Hawaii most likely to be the first US state Australians can visit

US state you may be able to visit soon

‘The state needs to bring back tourism in some way. We need money.’

Underrated natural US wonderlands

Top five most underrated US parks

Underrated natural US wonderlands

It’s no secret that the USA has some of the most diverse and stunning landscapes.

Travel bubble now up to us: Ardern

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern says the ‘travel bubble’ is up to Australian leaders

Travel bubble now up to us: Ardern

Trans-Tasman bubble talks keep would-be tourists on the edge of their seats.

Road trip capital of the USA

10 road trips that will move Nevada to the top of your US wish list

Road trip capital of the USA

Put the journey before the destination and follow your curiosity along a Nevada road trip.

Travel 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

How travel must change post-COVID

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

A chance for change

How cruising will change

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

Cruising changes

Australia’s most trusted cruise operator

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

Still most trusted

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

The truth behind travel photos

Travel influencer embarks on unique trip down memory lane.

Keeping it real

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

Destinations

Underrated natural US wonderlands

It’s no secret that the USA has some of the most diverse and stunning landscapes.

Take US there!

Road trip capital of the USA

Put the journey before the destination and follow your curiosity along a Nevada road trip.

Open roads, open hearts

Time to book your New Zealand trip?

Immanuel Debeer explores the possibility of a trans-Tasman trip across the ditch.

Book now, stay later

Tours & Trips

Remove these from bucket list

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

Avoid at all costs

Virtual galleries online

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

Galleries on Google

Dreaming doesn’t stop

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

Keep dreaming

Travelling On A Budget

Thousands of $19 fares on sale now

Low fares should encourage domestic tourism after months of isolation.

$19 airfare sale

Bargain flights too good to be true?

Are $19 Qantas flights too good to be true?

Find out more

Maximise your points

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

Points boosting

Resources

What Google Maps can do for you

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

More than maps

Filtered flatulence for flyers

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

Flatulence filter

Five cool travel bots

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

Coolest bots

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

When can we go to the US?

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

Any protection?

How hotels will change post-COVID

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

Post-COVID changes

Do you need a border passport?

If you don’t have a border passport, don’t bother showing up to the border.

No ticket, no entry

Self-drive holidays

Road trip capital of the USA

Put the journey before the destination and follow your curiosity along a Nevada road trip.

Open roads, open hearts

Where can you drive?

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

Current rules

Explained: E10 fuel

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

All about E10

Travel News

100 travel bubble experiences

Dream trips are waiting for travel bans to lift.

Trips to come

How travel must change post-COVID

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

A chance for change

Land of ice, fire and flights

You’d be forgiven for feeling COVID-19 had never happened here.

Iceland over COVID

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