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Qantas Announces Extra Services for Queenstown Ski Season

15th Jun 2016 Travel News

Qantas Announces Extra Services for Queenstown Ski Season

Winter is coming. So are extra Qantas services to Queenstown. If you live in the southern states you’re probably already in the grips of winter’s icy fingers. While some people like to chase the sun and jet off somewhere warm and tropical to escape the falling temperatures, others embrace them and head for the snow fields to get their ski on.

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Think your credit card covers your travel insurance?

1st Jun 2016 Travel News

Think your credit card covers your travel insurance?

Think again. Often, travellers think their credit card automatically covers them with ‘free’ travel insurance, but this is not always the case. Between recent natural disasters and political unrest, now is the perfect time to talk about the importance of travel insurance. Like a lot of insurance, it often feels like a bit of a waste of money. That is, of course, until you need it.

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Fiji Update: Effects of Cyclone Winston

24th Feb 2016 Travel News

Fiji Update: Effects of Cyclone Winston

By now you will have probably heard about destructive tropical Cyclone Winston which tore through Fiji over the weekend. Winds of up to 330 kilometres per hour lashed the small island nation leaving in its wake damage, devastation and death. At the time of publication, the death toll has risen to 29 and thousands more are without food, water and shelter. Our hearts are with the people of Fiji, who have once again displayed their characteristic strong sense of community, resilience and sunny disposition in the face of Mother Nature’s worst.

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Yachting and Winemaking Great and Owner of Hamilton Island Passes

27th Jan 2016 Travel News

Yachting and Winemaking Great and Owner of Hamilton Island Passes

Australian yachting and winemaking great Bob Oatley has died aged 87. A pioneer in Hunter Valley winemaking, Oatley was a successful businessman who laid the foundations for Oatley Wines, a global empire. The family business continued to diversify in 2003 with the acquisition of Hamilton Island resort. Adding tourism to his long list of accomplishments, Oatley’s vision turned Hamilton around and attracted accolades and celebrity endorsements.

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Top 10 Interesting Aviation Facts

20th Jan 2016 Travel News

Top 10 Interesting Aviation Facts

Are you an aviation geek? Or perhaps you just like to know more about the big metal tube that will be hovering you thousands of feet above the earth? Whether it’s a passing interest or more of an obsession, the forces that surround modern day flight are often mystifying. However dig a little deeper and you’ll find some rather fascinating facts on some of the most popular air travel and aircraft.

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Brisbane Airport Looking Sketchy

13th Jan 2016 Travel News

Brisbane Airport Looking Sketchy

Arriving at the airport after a long flight can often leave you feeling a little sketchy as you step into the terminal, however that could take on a more literal meaning for travellers through Brisbane Airport with the introduction of the very first artist-in-residence, Robert Brownhall. One of the most renowned realist artists in the country, Brownhall will undertake a six month residence painting scenes from the busiest airport in Queensland.

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Best & Worst Days to Travel Over Christmas

22nd Dec 2015 Travel News

Best & Worst Days to Travel Over Christmas

Christmas and New Year’s celebrations are just days away, which means roads and airports will be packed. Despite Christmas being a time traditionally spent eating, drinking and being merry with family, it’s also a very popular time for travel thanks to the combination of school holidays and public holidays. While you may be expecting bedlam on the roads and at the airport, don’t lose your Christmas cheer just yet – the forecast isn’t looking quite so dire for the Christmas holidays.

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2016 Set for Record Breaking Spend on Travel

17th Dec 2015 Travel News

2016 Set for Record Breaking Spend on Travel

A recent study by TripAdvisor has revealed that Australians are set to spend more money on travel in the coming year than any other nationality in the world. Whilst it’s no secret that Aussies love to travel, the study of 44,000 travellers has provided proof. In fact, average Australian holiday budgets are more than double the average annual spend globally.

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International Flights Set To Operate From Whitsundays

9th Dec 2015 Travel News

International Flights Set To Operate From Whitsundays

Members of the Whitsundays Regional Council this week voted unanimously in favour of commencing international charter flights into and out of the Whitsundays region in 2016. Pitched by AVMIN, a specialist air charter firm, this exciting news has named New Zealand as the first international destination to operate flights in and out of the Whitsundays Airport, with Asia to follow shortly after.

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Australia a Lonely Planet Must-Visit Destination in 2016

2nd Nov 2015 Travel News

Australia a Lonely Planet Must-Visit Destination in 2016

In what has been described as a huge marketing opportunity, Australia has been named a ‘must-visit’ country for 2016 by travel guide guru Lonely Planet. For the first time ever, Australia has been ranked in the top ten destinations for 2016 alongside destinations such as Latvia, Botswana, Japan and the United States of America.

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Face of Gold Coast to Change with Commonwealth Games

28th Aug 2015 Travel News

Face of Gold Coast to Change with Commonwealth Games

With all the excitement and organisation surrounding the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, areas around the Gold Coast are starting to benefit from a whole range of industry, investment and infrastructure. Although the games are still a couple of years away, the region is already seeing the effects of being host city and will continue to see shopping, Gold Coast resorts and sporting stadiums popping up across the coast in the lead up to the games.

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Are Travellers More Social Than Ever?

22nd Jan 2015 Travel News

Are Travellers More Social Than Ever?

A new study by the World Travel and Tourism Council has revealed the growing influence social media and smart phone apps have on the decision making of travellers. The study showed that 64% of travellers used social media while travelling, while a whopping 85% of travellers use their smartphone while abroad. 52% of travellers said their friends photos on social media inspired their own choice in travel with the same number of travellers admitting to changing their travel plans based on their own social research.

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Boxing Day Sale

17th Dec 2013 Travel News

Boxing Day Sale

How do you usually spend Boxing Day? Camped out on the couch eating leftovers watching the cricket or braving the crazy crowds of the Boxing Day sales to bag the best bargains? What if you could do both!? This year you can thanks to our bargain Boxing Day Sale delivered direct to your inbox!

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Are Australian's the rudest travellers in the world?

3rd Dec 2013 Travel News

Are Australian's the rudest travellers in the world?

We've all been there. You're on holidays overseas, minding your own business and having a great time when some loud, obnoxious tourist starts ruining it for everyone by disrespecting the local culture or comparing everything to 'back home'.

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WiFi in the Sky

12th Nov 2013 Travel News

WiFi in the Sky

Virgin Australia have recently introduced a new wireless in-flight entertainment system that allows travellers to stream content to their personal devices during their flight thanks to new in-built wireless technology on board the aircraft.

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Australian's Most Financially Responsible Travellers

24th Jun 2013 Travel News

Australian's Most Financially Responsible Travellers

According to new research conducted by STA Travel, Australians are some of the world's most financially responsible travellers.

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Will You Be Prepared?

27th May 2013 Travel News

Will You Be Prepared?

According to new research by State of Trustees, not enough Australians who travel overseas are adequately prepared for the unfortunate possibility of a death abroad.

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High Tech Travel

16th May 2013 Travel News

High Tech Travel

A recent study conducted by payment solutions groups eNett and PhoCusWright has found that many travel providers are being left behind in the fast-growing and technology-rich world we now live in.

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Air Pacific Rebrands As Fiji Airways

30th Oct 2012 Travel News

Air Pacific Rebrands As Fiji Airways

At a gala event in Suva, Air Pacific have debuted their newly rebranded A330 jets under the Fiji Airways brand as part of the airline's revitalisation plan.

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$25 Off Travel Insurance In October

15th Oct 2012 Travel News

$25 Off Travel Insurance In October

If you can't afford travel insurance you can't afford to travel. Remember that old chestnut? It sounds a bit doom and gloom but unfortunately it's also very true. Like with most insurance, it can sometimes seem like a bit of a waste.

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Destination Weddings More Popular Than Ever

18th Sep 2012 Travel News

Destination Weddings More Popular Than Ever

TravelOnline has long been a provider of specialised wedding and honeymoon packages to a variety of our top destinations including Fiji weddings and honeymoons, Vanuatu, Cook Islands and Hawaii.

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NO BOOKING FEE!

9th Aug 2012 Travel News

NO BOOKING FEE!

At TravelOnline we are always looking for ways to provide our clients with a better travel experience. This means better deals, an easier to use website, and a hassle free booking process.

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South East Asia Attracts Grey Nomads

24th Jul 2012 Travel News

Despite a reputation as a shopping and party destination for younger travellers, South East Asia is gaining momentum as a popular getaway for older Australians.

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Sea The Difference

10th Jul 2012 Travel News

Sea The Difference

In good news for tourism operators and visitors to Australian waters, the Australian government has announced its plans to create the largest network of marine reserves in the world off the back of The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) Rio+20 held in Brazil at the end of June.

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WIN $1150 Worth of Prizes!

3rd Jul 2012 Travel News

WIN $1150 Worth of Prizes!

We've amped up our giveaways to give you MORE opportunities to win MORE! Not only can you score a $500 TravelOnline Travel Voucher to put towards any holiday of your choice, you can also win a Canon EOS 1100D SLR Digital Camera worth $650.

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Townsville Holidays

18th Mar 2011 Travel News

Tourism Research Australia released figures this week showing that fewer Queenslanders holidayed at home in 2010. With all the terrible weather the state has copped this year, many people think that the state is still recovering and that some parts, particularly in northern Queensland are out of action.

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Travel Insurance - as essential as accommodation!

11th Mar 2011 Travel News

With the recent political unrest and spate of natural disasters around the world, there's never been a better time to talk about travel insurance.

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Villas in Bali

4th Mar 2011 Travel News

JUST ANNOUNCED: Villas in Bali

We've been working for a little while now on a little make over for the site including updating some of our information and we're very excited to announce that we've just launched a new part of the site dedicated to Villas in Bali.

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Air Australia Collapse

18th Feb 2011 Travel News

Important information and advisement for customers who have purchased Air Australia tickets from TravelOnline.

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Jayakarta Bali

19th Jan 2009 Travel News

Jayakarta Bali

One of the big attractions of Bali holidays is the huge range of Bali accommodation available to suit every budget. For those not looking for absolute luxury and the price tag that comes with it the Jayakarta Bali is a great option.

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Daydream Island Resort & Spa

12th Jan 2009 Travel News

Daydream Island Resort & Spa deserves its reputation as a very special part of the Whitsunday Islands experience. A favourite with honeymooners, couples and families, Daydream Island has something for everyone.

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Bali Accommodation

30th Dec 2008 Travel News

With the ever increasing popularity of Bali holidays, Travel Online is proud to present the latest addition to their product line with the Bali Holiday Deals website. With a central focus on Bali accomodation this site aims to provide travellers with the most convenient way to find Bali travel information, detailed hotel and resort information.

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Hamilton Island Map

29th Dec 2008 Travel News

Hamilton Island Map

Travel Online has recently updated the Hamilton Island map page. The update includes links to more information about Hamilton Island accommodation, resorts and facilities.

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Plantation Island Fiji

11th Dec 2008 Travel News

With the continuing popularity of Fiji as a holiday destination, many people are searching for the best options for Fiji holiday accommodation. While there is a long list of great resorts and hotels in Fiji, one of the most popular options.

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Fiji Holidays still popular

10th Jun 2008 Travel News

The Fiji Holiday travel market is still showing no sign of slowing down with visitors continuing to flock to the region.

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New Look for TravelOnline

3rd Jun 2008 Travel News

The network of TravelOnline sites has recently undergone a complete refit. It is hoped that these changes will make the site easier to use and more attractive for customers and more crawlable to search engines.

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About TravelOnline

1st Jun 2008 Travel News

TravelOnline is an online Travel Agency that has been operating for over 10 years. In that time the company has provided holiday booking services for thousands of travellers from all over the world.

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