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Virgin cutting baggage allowance

Virgin cutting baggage allowance

Virgin cutting baggage allowance

Virgin reduces the baggage allowance for its Velocity frequent flyers.

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How to get half-price flights

How to get half-price flights

How to get half-price flights

The two ‘secret’ points programs that will get you flights at less than half the ...

Guide to planning a European trip

Guide to planning a European trip

Guide to planning a European trip

This easy eight-step guide will simplify the planning process for your next European getaway.

Aussie airports under threat

Aussie airports under threat

Aussie airports under threat

Australia’s major airports are under threat, but nobody seems to care.

Yule love Blue Mountains Yulefest

Yule love Blue Mountains Yulefest

Yule love Blue Mountains Yulefest

Your complete guide to New South Wales’ favourite winter festivals.

Best premium economy in the air?

Best premium economy in the air?

Best premium economy in the air?

Mick is planning a trip to the US and wants to know how to find ...

Second guest sails free with CMV

Second guest sails free with CMV

Second guest sails free with CMV

Cruise & Maritime Voyages Australia launches round-the-world voyages for 2021.

Travel Deals

How to save when booking flights

Are you missing out on cheap travel deals by booking at the wrong time?

How to save money

Save on European summer trips

It’s possible to save hundreds of dollars on European holidays, says travel expert.

Expert tips

Best of Rockies tour

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

Top seller

Cruising

Cruising with food allergies

Poppy is considering going on her first cruise but is worried about her gluten intolerance.

Finding food

Inside the Scenic Eclipse sub

Scenic gives cruisers a reason to be excited about the launch of its latest vessel.

Going under

Where are Australians cruising?

Australian cruisers’ most preferred destinations revealed.

Where did they go?

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

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

Unforgettable Rockies

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

Breathtaking Canada

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

Yule love Blue Mountains Yulefest

Your complete guide to New South Wales’ favourite winter festivals.

Yule love it

Seven sexy Italian seaside towns

These gorgeous Italian seaside towns are the stuff dreams are made of.

Dream destinations

Five most walkable cities

Walking through a new city is the best way to experience it like a local.

Walk the world

Tours & Trips

Busting budget travel myths

Leon busts five budget travel myths.

Travel tattle tales

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

Travelling On A Budget

How to get half-price flights

The two ‘secret’ points programs that will get you flights at less than half the cost.

Point Hacks

Higher airfares on the way

Major airlines are reducing services and increased airfares are next, says one expert.

Rising flight costs

How to save when booking flights

Are you missing out on cheap travel deals by booking at the wrong time?

How to save money

Resources

Maximise your carry-on space

Could you go on a holiday with only carry-on luggage?

Space savers

Get connected with this gadget

If you really need to stay connected, this gadget is for you.

Wherever you go

Travel hygiene tips

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

Fresh and fun times

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

Best premium economy in the air?

Mick is planning a trip to the US and wants to know how to find the best seats he can afford.

Premium economy

Cruising with food allergies

Poppy is considering going on her first cruise but is worried about her gluten intolerance.

Finding food

Best airline rewards programs

Mick has been travelling a lot since retiring and wants to know the best way to cash in.

Royalty status

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

Virgin cutting baggage allowance

Virgin reduces the baggage allowance for its Velocity frequent flyers.

New bag limits

How to get half-price flights

The two ‘secret’ points programs that will get you flights at less than half the cost.

Point Hacks

Aussie airports under threat

Australia’s major airports are under threat, but nobody seems to care.

Time for a plan

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