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Where are Australians cruising?

Australian cruisers’ most preferred destinations revealed.

Where are Australians cruising?

Australian cruisers’ most preferred destinations revealed.

Top Stories

  1. Travel hygiene tips
  1. Germaphobes’ survival kit
  1. Following the footsteps of Lawrence
  1. Will travel solve your midlife crisis?
  1. Convertible travel clothing

When is shoulder season?

When is shoulder season?

When is shoulder season?

Andrea shares a comprehensive list of shoulder seasons in different countries.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Travel Deals

Best of Rockies tour

Great deal on an 11-day Best of the Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer and flights.

Top seller

Unforgettable Rockies

Great deal on an 18-day Unforgettable Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights.

Breathtaking Canada

Spectacular Rockies

Great deal on an 18-day Spectacular Rockies tour with Alaska cruise and flights.

Simply spectacular

Cruising

Where are Australians cruising?

Australian cruisers’ most preferred destinations revealed.

Where did they go?

World’s dumbest cruise

A themed cruise set to sail in 2020 could turn out to be the world’s dumbest.

The ends of the earth

No single supplement?

European Waterways is waiving the single supplement on more than 40 cruises.

Save thousands

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

Seeing Spain for a steal

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

The train in Spain

Unforgettable Rockies

Great deal on an 18-day Unforgettable Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights.

Breathtaking Canada

21-day Grand Rockies tour

Great deal on a 21-day Grand Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights.

The grand tour

Solo Travel

Travel companies for singles?

Travelling alone is never easy, but there are companies that try to ease the burden.

Solo solutions

Ten rules for travelling alone

If you are travelling solo, make sure you follow these 10 golden rules.

Solo rules

Advice for a solo first timers

The top ten solo travel tips from the YourLifeChoices community

Ten top tips

Destinations

Following the footsteps of Lawrence

Max relives an overnight desert experience he had a few years ago in Jordan.

Wonderful Wadi Rum

Why are Australians so unhappy?

Australia fails to make the top 10 world’s happiest countries.

Are you happy?

All you need to know about Paris

A few French words and this guide to Paris will make the City of Lights a cinch.

Paris 101

Tours & Trips

Best of Rockies tour

Great deal on an 11-day Best of the Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer and flights.

Top seller

Unforgettable Rockies

Great deal on an 18-day Unforgettable Rockies tour with Rocky Mountaineer, Alaska cruise and flights.

Breathtaking Canada

Spectacular Rockies

Great deal on an 18-day Spectacular Rockies tour with Alaska cruise and flights.

Simply spectacular

Travelling On A Budget

Cheapest European cities

Leon reveals the more affordable European cities.

Affordable Europe

Do budget airlines save you money?

Picking the cheapest fare could result in you paying more in the long run.

Budget battlers

World’s best hostels

Forget forking out for a hotel, these hostels will ensure you get a good night’s sleep for less.

More bed, less buck

Resources

Travel hygiene tips

Stay fresh, clean and most importantly healthy on your next holiday.

Fresh and fun times

Germaphobes’ survival kit

Six essential items that should be in every germaphobes’ travel kit.

Hygienic holiday

Convertible travel clothing

These convertible travel clothes will reduce space and maximise efficiency when you need it most.

Convertible clothing

Seniors Travel Insurance

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

Medical mishaps more likely

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

Mind how you go

Travel Q&A

When is shoulder season?

Andrea shares a comprehensive list of shoulder seasons in different countries.

When is shoulder season?

Will travel solve your midlife crisis?

Can travel be the best way to tackle a midlife crisis?

Transformative travel

Can I travel with a criminal record?

David has a criminal record and is worried he won’t be allowed to travel to Germany.

Travel risk

Self-drive holidays

Self-drive holidays in New Zealand

Paul and his wife are planning a self-drive holiday around NZ and want some advice.

South to north

Queensland Outback bouncing back

Queenslanders ravaged by hard times look to bounce back at the Winton Outback Festival.

Get Outback!

Three-day Barossa foodie itinerary

Ask about Australia’s favourite wine region and most people will say the Barossa.

Food and wine lovers’ delight

Travel News

Where are Australians cruising?

Australian cruisers’ most preferred destinations revealed.

Where did they go?

Passport changes will cause delays

Emergent passport technology could cause diabolical delays at airports, says expert.

Smart but slow

Australia’s most respected business

Air New Zealand has been named Australia’s most respected company – again.

Australia’s first choice

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