Top 5 Honeymoon Destinations

Looking for the perfect honeymoon destination to start your happily ever after? There are so many romantic and dreamy destinations to visit. From the sun drenched beaches of Santorini or the picturesque overwater bungalows in Bora Bora, read our top 5 honeymoon destinations below to help you choose the right one for you. Acapulco, Mexico Acapulco is idyllically set against the beautiful backdrop of Acapulco … Continue reading


5 Destinations for Travel Photography

Certain destinations attract photographers like magnets to their borders; stereotypically beautiful places such as coastal Europe, the palaces of central India, or the rugged landscapes of South America are popular year-round. For something different, but every bit as visually stunning, check out 5 of our favourite spots for travel photography to really capture some once-in-a-lifetime imagery. Hawaii A holiday in Hawaii commonly brings to mind images … Continue reading


Top Destinations for 2015

Planning a trip in 2015 but not quite sure where to go? Maybe you’re after sun, sand & surf in the Gold Coast or history, temples & relaxation in Bali. There are many great destinations around the world to choose from and below are some of our top picks.     Need more information on planning a holiday? Contact a Flight Centre travel expert  – 130 … Continue reading


How to survive at an airport

Airports can be very intimidating — especially if you’re not prepared. Have a look at our infographic filled with tips for airport survival from having your flight information with you, right down to making sure you have time for a coffee with your favourite book to ensure you’re cool, calm and collected before your flight.     Need more information on planning the perfect retreat? Contact a Flight … Continue reading


Top Destinations for a White Christmas

Ever dreamt of a white Christmas? While the sun is shining and the grass is green, the snow is falling and the lights are beam. Some celebrate Christmas in summer, while others do so in winter. Wherever you are in the world, expect each country to turn into a magical place during the festive season. If you want to spend Christmas in a place full … Continue reading


South East Asia: Top 5 beaches off the beaten track

Planning a holiday to South East Asia?  Are you dreaming about secluded beaches with untouched strips of sand  and the sound of the waves and ocean around you? We are too. With Asia being one of the top tourist destinations, finding yourself a quiet untouched paradise is becoming harder to come by with flocks of tourists heading to Asia. Read below for our top 5 … Continue reading


Best Day Trips in New South Wales from Sydney

Looking for things to do while in Sydney? Why not explore some of the magnificent destinations in regional New South Wales! Read on to get some inspiration for your next Sydney day trip. The Blue Mountains (which in 2000 was named as a World Heritage Site) is so close to bustling Sydney, yet feels so far away when you experience the expansive landscapes.  There are many key … Continue reading


Top South Pacific Snorkelling Spots

Snorkelling in the South Pacific has the reputation as being some of the very best in the world. It boasts a wide array of exotic marine life including turtles, sharks, rays and even whales, as well as a stunning seascape decorated with corals, walls and drops offs, including ship and plane wrecks to add history and intrigue to sea floor. All of this combined makes the … Continue reading


Must-see Sporting Events Around the World in 2015

Thinking of planning a trip in 2015 but not quite sure where to go? To help you decide, we’ve put together our top sports events to tie in with your trip planning, such as the Rugby World Cup, Wimbledon, the Cricket World Cup, plus more. Read on to find out more about these events. Rugby World Cup – England Get in early to book your … Continue reading


Exploring Southern India

The first time traveller to India is often drawn to the North, with Delhi, the Taj Mahal and the exotic nature of Rajasthan being irresistible attractions.  But to visit India without heading south is allowing but a glimpse of the wonders of this hugely diverse country. Read on below to find out more about Southern India. For a start Southern India’s climate is so different, … Continue reading


Skiing in the States

Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or an experienced snow bunny, a ski trip in the States is a bucket-list trip for many outdoor lovers. Read on to see our top picks of ultimate ski locations in the States! Alyeska Resort, Alaska Winter in Alaska is magical, especially at the Alyeska Resort. Throughout winter, roughly 1.6 metres worth of snow covers the slopes, making it one of … Continue reading


Top 3 New South Wales Road Trips

In New South Wales, there are some great tourist drives and scenic road trips that let you explore this beautiful state at your own pace, spend time with the whole family or meet new friends in a holiday park. You can choose your own destinations, at your own pace, according to your own budget – this is why we absolutely love self-drive holidays.  Check out … Continue reading


Five of the best European Christmas Markets

After a bit of magic these Christmas holidays? Explore some of the best Christmas markets in Europe for your Christmas holidays and have a Frohe Weihnachten (Merry Christmas in German) or Joyeux Noël (Merry Christmas in French) in Europe! Enjoy authentic Belgian waffles in Brussels, or watch the fire jugglers in Berlin all while doing your Christmas shopping at the beautifully  lit up stalls in a … Continue reading


The Perfect Cook Islands Weekend Escape

The Cook Islands are an easy escape from New Zealand – direct flights just 4 hours from Auckland, no visa requirements for Kiwi travellers and you can even use NZ dollars while you’re there. Opportunities for relaxation or adventure are rife on this small island cluster; you can take it as easy or as extreme as you like, making for the perfect quick-trip destination. Check out our … Continue reading


Different Types of Transport around the World

Travelling to a new country is exciting and can be a little daunting, especially when you’re not familiar with the area and its way of commuting. Getting around is all part of the experience and seeing the most of a country. Whether you’re planning a trip to Asia, Europe, the USA or Australia, we recommend you have a read of these different types of transport … Continue reading


New ESTA Visa Guidelines for USA Travel

If you’re travelling to or via the USA soon, it’s highly likely that you will need to complete an ESTA (Electronic System for Visa Authorisation) visa waiver application form – required for all travellers that are from countries that don’t require an actual visa, including New Zealand and Australia. Keep reading for all the information that you need to know. How do I know if … Continue reading


Best Aussie Places To Visit Off The Beaten Track

While Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast are all amazing Australian destinations to visit, there are a number of equally wonderful hot spots that lay off the beaten track. Read on for inspiration on where to visit on your next Australian getaway… Phillip Island, Victoria Situated roughly 140km south-east of Melbourne, is the stunning Phillip Island. Most people head to Phillip Island for the … Continue reading


Top Tips for Byron Bay & Northern Rivers

When we think of a holiday to New South Wales, we often think of the sights and sounds of Sydney, however, there is plenty more on offer in this fantastic region. The north coast of New South Wales is overflowing with activities for the whole family and with numerous golden beaches and a relaxed pace of life, it’s suitable for all ages. Keep reading for … Continue reading


Things to do in Sydney in 48 hours

There are many things to see and do in sensational Sydney. From observing the beautiful and iconic Opera House, to walking through the famous sea life aquarium, there’s something for everyone. If you only have a couple of days in Sydney, there’s no reason you should miss out on the experiences it has to offer. Read on to find out what not to miss. Sydney Opera House The … Continue reading


Top 10 Holiday Destinations for New Years

New Year’s celebrations are some of the biggest festivities annually around the globe. It means very different things to different cultures, so be sure to read ahead about your New Year’s destination and know what to expect. It’s also very important to book well ahead, as flights, accommodation and any other ‘tourist essentials’ are booked out long in advance at this time of year. With … Continue reading