Travel Tips

Summer Holidays: The Top 5 Ways To Save

19th Oct 2016 Travel Tips

Summer Holidays: The Top 5 Ways To Save

It’s that time of year again. The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer and you’re starting to daydream about your summer holidays. After working hard all year, you’ve got just enough left in the tank to get you through Christmas and then it’s time to recharge your batteries. Time off in summer means time out with the family, away from sleepovers and sporting commitments. Family holidays mean swimming in the ocean, sun kissed skin, salt water dried in your hair and eating mangoes by the tray. So, how do you afford a holiday without breaking the bank? Read on.

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Top Tips for Travelling While Pregnant

5th Oct 2016 Travel Tips

Top Tips for Travelling While Pregnant

Babymoon’s are one the newest trends in travelling. Except they’re not really, it’s just their name that is. For a long time, parents-to-be have been taking romantic or relaxing breaks before their baby is born. Often women decide to travel while pregnant in order to enjoy a last holiday before their newborn baby arrives and puts their travel plans on hold. However many wonder if it is safe to travel while pregnant, whether travel insurance will cover them and what they should pack in order to make themselves comfortable. There’s a lot to consider, so we’ve put together a guide for soon-to-be-parents going on their babymoon. It covers everything from what you should to talk to your doctor about plus handy advice on packing, foods you should avoid while abroad and tips to help you stay comfortable.

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How To Not Look Like An Idiot Abroad (Or Offend The Locals)

29th Jun 2016 Travel Tips

How To Not Look Like An Idiot Abroad (Or Offend The Locals)

Are you a tourist or a traveller? When it comes to holidaying overseas most people think these two terms mean the same thing, but those in the know understand there are some very big differences. Tourists stick out like sore thumbs while travellers know their stuff. Whether you’re travelling to some far off exotic land or just a couple of hours by plane, we’ve put together a collection of some of the most common cultural considerations for a variety of holiday destinations around the world. With this advice in mind you’ll avoid awkward and possibly offensive situations no matter how far or how wide you roam.

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How To Avoid Online Travel Scams

8th Jun 2016 Travel Tips

How To Avoid Online Travel Scams

Booking travel online is an easy way to compare prices, evaluate hotel reviews and save money but for inexperienced travellers, it can also come with some risks. TravelOnline has been specialising in holiday packages for almost 20 years and has multiple accreditations with national travel agent endorsement organisations. Rated #1 Travel Agent Australia on Product Review and with an impressive Trustscore of 9.4 on Trust Pilot, more than 50,000 customers a year purchase our discounted travel packages. However not all travellers are so lucky, with scams targeting customers booking online travel on the rise.

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Top 5 Tips for First Time Family Ski Holidays

13th Apr 2016 Travel Tips

Top 5 Tips for First Time Family Ski Holidays

If you’re a first time skier be prepared to look like a baby giraffe learning to walk. It’s unlikely you’ll remain upright at all times and there will be arms and legs everywhere. What could be more fun than experiencing this as a family? Introduce your children to the rush of skiing while they’re too young to know the meaning of fear and you’ll create family memories to last a lifetime. Of course there are a number of factors to consider when planning this type of holiday for the whole family, so consider something like a ski package to take care of some of the work for you. We’ve also put together some handy hints to help you out.

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Pack Smart: Suitcase Packing Made Easy

16th Mar 2016 Travel Tips

Pack Smart: Suitcase Packing Made Easy

Packing your suitcase for your holiday feels like a crucial point – you don’t want to forget anything! You start to think about all the ‘what ifs’ and ‘just in cases’ you might encounter on your trip and before you know it, half your wardrobe and a quarter of your dresser are bulging from the seams of your suitcase. But before you climb on top and start jumping up and down to get it closed, have a look at some of these clever strategies for saving space, packing light and arriving at your destination wrinkle-free and ready for anything.

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Top 10 Ways to Save Money While on Holiday

13th Oct 2015 Travel Tips

Top 10 Ways to Save Money While on Holiday

Between the rising cost of living and the decline of the Aussie dollar, it can be hard enough to save up the money to treat yourself to a well-deserved break. However, holidaying doesn’t need to be expensive. There are plenty of ways to cut costs without sacrificing on comfort or quality and it doesn't all revolve around being lucky enough to score a flight on sale. To give you a helping hand, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 ways to save money while on holiday.

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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

10th Feb 2015 Travel Tips

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and while you’re scrambling for gift ideas, your other half is dreaming of much more than the same old roses and chocolates. And really, flowers and treats don’t really cut it when it comes to gifts for men. So we have a few Valentine’s Day gift ideas for you. Basically, it all comes down to the fact that you both deserve a break. After all, spending some quality time together will not only earn you brownie points, but regardless of your budget, we’ve got Valentine’s Day escapes that cost about the same as a meal at a nice restaurant.

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Top 5 Cocktails of Summer

7th Jan 2015 Travel Tips

Top 5 Cocktails of Summer

Cocktails have long been associated with travel. From the returned servicemen of WWII who brought home rum-soaked navy grog recipes from their seaward journeys in the Pacific to the extensive cocktail menus we now work our way through on relaxing, sun-drenched beach holidays.

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How To Survive The Christmas Holidays

9th Dec 2013 Travel Tips

How To Survive The Christmas Holidays

Christmas is always a popular time to travel, however holidaying with family isn't always the most relaxing experience.

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Top 10 Tips for Sleeping on a Plane

18th Nov 2013 Travel Tips

Top 10 Tips for Sleeping on a Plane

Whether you spent a big weekend in another state or have a long haul flight stretching out before you, getting some sleep on the plane sounds like a brilliant idea. That is until you actually try to fall asleep. Between cranky babies, chatty passengers and the sound of the engines, falling asleep on the plane can seem like a lost cause.

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Don't Lose Precious Holiday Time Due To Illness

28th Aug 2012 Travel Tips

Don't Lose Precious Holiday Time Due To Illness

This year's flu season has been a particularly bad one and if you had any plans to travel, getting sick either before you leave or while you are away may impact you more than you realise.

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