Shop ’til you Drop in Melbourne & Brisbane

If you have a passion for shopping, a long weekend to Melbourne or Brisbane might be in order. These destinations offer a distinctive shopping experience in the heart of their cities and are well worth exploring on your next holiday. Melbourne Being in Melbourne is like shopping in a never-ending wonderland.  You can explore the big shopping centres which offer the best choice of main … Continue reading

Honeymoons: Where to go and where to stay?

Looking for a honeymoon destination for the perfect ‘happily ever after’? Thought about French Polynesia, Greece or Fiji but you’re not sure where to choose? We’ve put together our favourite romantic destinations and hotels for you to celebrate spending your new life together. From the sun drenched beaches of Santorini to a romantic secluded hideaway in Fiji, be inspired by our top places to go and … Continue reading

Gold Coast Holidays: Keep the Kids Entertained

As a kiwi traveller, the Gold Coast is often the easiest and cheapest option for a family holiday. If you’re worried about how to keep the kids (and yourself!) entertained while on holiday, read on and see Flight Centre’s top picks for creating a memorable family holiday! Amusement Parks It is highly likely that your family would have heard of at least one of the world-famous-in-Australia … Continue reading

Experience the Best of Australian Culture

Australian culture is vast and vibrant; from aboriginal to colonial culture, sporting traditions, barbeques, beaches and art. Whether you enjoy strolling the art galleries, exploring historical sights or cheering on your favourite local sports team, you’re bound to be entertained in Australia. Here are our top cultural picks for some of the countries top destinations.   Sydney As well as the must-do harbour cruise and Opera House … Continue reading

Get Back to Nature in Australia

Australia is full of spectacular landscapes, World Heritage listed sites and fascinating wildlife. Feed the kangaroos, hug a koala, take a day tour to an island or take a stroll through some of Australia’s beautiful rainforests on your next holiday. You don’t need to spend a lot to see some of our favourite nature and wildlife destinations. Read below before planning your next holiday to Australia. … Continue reading

The Benefits of Travelling

There are a number of benefits that travelling can offer, particularly when it comes to developing yourself as a well-rounded person. To find out what these benefits are, Flight Centre has put together a few ideas including educational benefits, career benefits, health benefits and even love benefits. Keep reading to find out what these benefits are and get packing!   Need more information on the … Continue reading

Top Travel Tips for the Frequent Flyer

Everyone has their own tips and tricks when it comes to travelling regularly. If you are on and off planes continually, be it for business or pleasure, you’ll know the hassles that can follow. Check out our top travel tips for the frequent flyer and get the most out of your next trip. The travelling sand-man Train yourself to sleep on planes. The cacophony of … Continue reading

Experience an Australian Gourmet Escape

Are you looking for an Australian escape with a difference? Experience the freedom and creativity of Australia’s food and wine culture.  Deciding which city to explore can be difficult and it can be even harder to decide which culinary experiences to enjoy during your stay. To help you on your way, the team at Flight Centre has has compiled a list of food and wine events … Continue reading

Top 5 Smart Travel Apps for your Phone

Thinking about taking a holiday in Asia or a European tour? Arriving in a new unknown destination can be an exciting yet challenging experience. Things you can take for granted aren’t always available at your fingertips when you’re overseas – even things like internet access and GPS (without high roaming charges) – and you will be surrounded by unknown streets, neighbourhoods, cuisine and accommodation. Check … Continue reading

Where to Stay with the Family in New Zealand

You don’t need to travel far or spend a fortune to have a fantastic family holiday. We’re pretty lucky here in New Zealand with so many extraordinary spots right on our doorstep and fantastic holiday options to suit every season. The team at Flight Centre shares their top picks for family holiday locations in New Zealand. Queenstown Winter or summer; Queenstown is always buzzing with … Continue reading

Spice up the Romance in Malaysia

Planning a romantic getaway can be daunting, especially when it comes to picking the ideal destination. Choosing whether to explore a new city, relax on the beach or discover a new cultures can be a hard decision. Luckily Malaysia has it all! At Flight Centre we think Malaysia is the perfect destination to explore with your loved one and to make things even easier, we … Continue reading

Parent Traps – What You Need to Know When Travelling With Kids

Family holidays are a great way to bring everyone together, sharing experiences that create lifelong memories. But anyone who has travelled with kids knows that it’s not always plain sailing. There are a number of extra things to consider, and the unexpected has a habit of actually happening. So Flight Centre have put together some handy travel tips on travelling with kids to help parents … Continue reading

8 Fairytale Castles To Visit

When you think of travelling on a Europe holidays, grand stone castles are not a stretch of the imagination. There are thousands of beautiful fairytale castles to visit, so which ones should you really make the effort to see on your travels? Have a look below at our top 8 selections of castles in Europe which you simply have to see to believe. Need more … Continue reading

6 Facts You Didn’t Know About Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island is the largest and one of the most beautiful islands in the Whitsundays. A visit here is an experience like no other. To help get you inspired on what Hamilton Island holidays offer, we’ve put together a few facts you may not know. 1. On the big screen - Seen the movies ‘Fool’s Gold’ (2008) or ‘Muriel’s Wedding’ (1994)? Both films have been filmed … Continue reading

Canals to Temples on Europe Holidays

Europe is such a diverse continent that a new adventure awaits on every rue and la strada, so here are some of our picks for what to do on your Europe holidays. Venice by Night Visitors on their first trip to Venice will no doubt want to travel down the Grand Canal – it’s fun and a great way to see the city. If you … Continue reading

Brazil World Cup 2014: Best Accommodation

The soccer World Cup in Brazil is sure to be a huge event, but where to stay if you’re attending? Travel blogger Teresa Curran has some tips on Brazil accommodation. The streets of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro really do pulse with music.   The city is no stranger to large events.  The famous carnival usually has two million people dancing in the streets each day. The … Continue reading

Top Spots for a USA Getaway

America does everything bigger, from fast foods to fast rides, so you’re guaranteed to never be bored when taking a trip Stateside. Here are some top spots to consider when planning your USA holidays. The Call of the Wild San Francisco’s big city charms may seem a long way from America’s Wild West, but in reality, mighty Yosemite National Park is just a few hours’ … Continue reading

A Day on the Sunshine Coast

If you’re after sun-kissed stunning coastal beaches and a cool calm and collected atmosphere, what better place to take a break than a Sunshine Coast holiday. With its many unbroken golden beaches such as Noosa Heads, Mooloolaba and Caloundra, it’s an ideal location for a quiet romantic weekend getaway. Explore different parts of the Sunshine Coast within a short distance of each other and experience … Continue reading

How to Keep Your Photos Secure While Travelling

Planning a family get-away to the beach? Or an adventure-packed weekend to an exciting new destination? While travelling you need to always expect the unexpected! Theft, water damage, corrupt files and software failure are all things that can make you lose all your precious photos and captured memories from a destination which you may never return to. When it comes to keeping your camera or … Continue reading

Exploring The City of Gold

The Arabian city of Dubai is often referred to as the “City of Gold”, and has become one of the fastest-growing tourist destinations of the last few years. Whether for a stopover or a holiday in itself, a Dubai holiday is a truly unique experience mixing adventure and luxury. There’s an amazing mix of modern shopping and traditional markets, futuristic skyscrapers and historic forts, and … Continue reading