Holiday Destinations

Discover our fantastic collection of articles about all of your favourite travel destinations from across the globe. From the tropical Pacific Islands, to enchanting Asia, we also uncover the wonders of Australia, and New Zealand. Browse from the above categories and find your holiday inspiration today.

5 Common Misconceptions About The Maldives

15th Oct 2019 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

5 Common Misconceptions About The Maldives

With its jaw-dropping scenery, impossibly blue water and long stretches of stunning coral reefs, it's not hard to see why the Maldives are one of the world's most coveted destinations. But beyond the picture-perfect images and overwater villas there’s more to learn about this surprising archipelago.

Think you know the Maldives? Think again. From misconceptions such as “it’s only for the rich and famous” to “there’s nothing to do there”, we set straight the most common myths about this slice of paradise.

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Overseas Vacays Perfect For A Long Weekend

4th Sep 2019 Travel Tips Asia Pacific New Zealand Holiday Destinations

Overseas Vacays Perfect For A Long Weekend

Whether it’s a public holiday or planned time off from work, a long weekend is the perfect excuse for a spontaneous holiday. And while it may be tempting to explore more of your own backyard, there are plenty of overseas destinations that are perfect for a three-day getaway.

Sometimes a short break is all you need to reset the body and mind, in fact 66% of Aussies admit that they feel refreshed and energised after returning from holidays. So, if you’re seeking a sun-kissed tropical escape just hours from Aussie shores, consider the following destinations for your next long weekend vacay.

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How To Spend 7 Days In Queenstown

14th Aug 2019 New Zealand Holiday Destinations

How To Spend 7 Days In Queenstown

Delivering untouched wilderness, adventure and pure relaxation, Queenstown is an unrivalled holiday destination. Located on New Zealand’s South Island, this popular alpine town draws over 3 million tourists per year and it’s not hard to see why. With so much to see and do, Queenstown is bursting with amazing restaurants, funky bars, breathtaking scenery, and adventure sports, making it the perfect place for a week long holiday. Whether you’re seeking a scenic escape in the mountains or an action-packed adventure holiday, this beautiful region caters to all.

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Vanuatu Resorts For Every Kind Of Traveller

30th Jul 2019 Travel Tips Pacific Holiday Destinations

Vanuatu Resorts For Every Kind Of Traveller

With over 100 hotels & resorts to choose from, planning your Vanuatu holiday can seem a little daunting. After all you just want to relax in tropical paradise, right? To help make your decision a little easier, we’ve outlined some of our favourite Vanuatu resorts to suit your individual travel style. From family friendly holidays and group travel adventures to romantic getaways and luxury escapes, Vanuatu has something for everyone. . 

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How to make the most of your Vanuatu holiday

11th Jul 2019 Pacific Holiday Destinations

How to make the most of your Vanuatu holiday

Culturally fascinating and scenically stunning, Vanuatu is the underrated paradise of the South Pacific. Cascading waterfalls meet tropical lagoons and lush rainforests set the scene for an enchanting island escape. Together with a fantastic host of attractions, entertainment and accommodation, Vanuatu promises a truly outstanding holiday experience. Best of all, this tropical paradise is just over 2 hours from Australia with regular flights available from Brisbane and Sydney to Port Vila. There are also direct flights available from Melbourne three times a week and a direct flight from Brisbane to Santo one a week. Getting to Vanuatu has never been easier, and thanks to our amazing partnerships with Vanuatu’s top suppliers, we are able to offer some of the best deals and holiday packages on the web. Read on to discover how to make the most of your Vanuatu Holiday.

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Where is Samoa and When is The Best Time to Visit?

28th Jun 2019 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Where is Samoa and When is The Best Time to Visit?

A magical ensemble of islands in the beautiful South Pacific, Samoa is a spectacular destination that offers non-stop adventure, relaxed island vibes and endless holiday fun. Renowned as the heart of Polynesia, this island paradise boasts intense natural beauty and beaches so breathtaking, you’d swear they were photo-shopped. Together with its idyllic scenery and magnificent coral reefs, Samoa is the perfect destination that offers something for everyone.

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The CEO Series: Introducing Samoa!

7th Jun 2019 Travel News Pacific Holiday Destinations CEO Series

The CEO Series: Introducing Samoa!

TravelOnline is thrilled to announce that we are now selling Samoa holidays. Joining our list of amazing destinations, Samoa holiday packages allow visitors to bundle together travel essentials like flights, accommodation and travel insurance with bonus extras like tours and transfers to create the ultimate holiday experience. Located in the South Pacific, Samoa is an enchanting island nation bursting with unspoiled natural beauty and attractions. Renowned as the heart of Polynesia, Samoa is a beautiful and culturally unique destination unlike anywhere else on earth. Breathtaking scenery meets a world of tradition along with some of the friendliest people on earth to create a truly memorable tropical holiday.

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Peak Season, School Holidays or the Off-Season When is the Best Time to Travel?

29th May 2019 Travel Tips Australia Travel Stats & Surveys Holiday Destinations

Peak Season, School Holidays or the Off-Season When is the Best Time to Travel?

A question we get asked time and time again by travellers is “When is the best time to visit X?” While there is no definitive answer, the best time to travel depends on a number of factors such as the destination, pricing, weather and demand. When deciding on dates to travel, it helps to know the pros and cons of travelling in different seasons. Peak season, school holidays and the off-season vary significantly, so be sure to consider the following factors before booking your next holiday.

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Co-Workers Affect Holiday Plans [65% of Aussies Agree]

22nd May 2019 Travel Tips Australia Travel Stats & Surveys Holiday Destinations

Co-Workers Affect Holiday Plans [65% of Aussies Agree]

In a recent survey, TravelOnline found that 65% of Australian workers are influenced to travel by their work. Out of these respondents 17% of people admit to feeling constantly filled with holiday envy from their co-workers and 32% of people feel the pressure from their co-workers to tick more items off their bucket list. So, what is it about our co-workers that fills us with so much holiday envy?

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Guilt Free Parenting: Is it OK to travel without the kids?

20th May 2019 Travel Tips Australia Travel Stats & Surveys Holiday Destinations

Guilt Free Parenting: Is it OK to travel without the kids?

In a recent survey, TravelOnline found that 68% of Australian parents travel without their kids some or all of the time. Out of these respondents, 11% leave their kids at home every time they travel and 12% of respondents say that travelling with the family is difficult because of the high cost. Taking a holiday without the kids, is something that every couple should experience. And although it may be hard to leave the little ones at home, “a couple only” has many significant benefits. From allowing you more freedom to holiday exactly the way you want, to saving you time and money, a holiday without the kids can do wonders for your relationship and provide some quality time to relax and unwind. Everyone deserves a break sometimes, so here are the top reasons to travel without the kids.

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The CEO Series: Top 5 Fiji Resorts For Families

14th May 2019 Pacific Holiday Destinations CEO Series

The CEO Series: Top 5 Fiji Resorts For Families

Renowned as one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, Fiji is the island paradise that continues to impress all who grace its shores. Each year, over 340,000 Australians visit beautiful Fiji and it’s no surprise why this enchanting archipelago keeps travellers coming back for more. Perfect for families, Fiji’s beautiful weather, fascinating culture and spectacular beaches provide the ideal haven for families to soak up the tropical sun and unwind in paradise. Together with a range of fantastic family friendly resorts offering kids clubs and activities for endless adventure, Fiji provides the ultimate holiday experience for families.

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Why You Should Have A Travel Bucket List

2nd May 2019 Travel Tips Australia Travel Stats & Surveys Holiday Destinations

Why You Should Have A Travel Bucket List

Do you ever feel trapped in the mundane routine of everyday life? Meetings, deadlines, schedules and expectations can make life feel like a never-ending blur that's difficult to break out of and sometimes we need a little extra motivation to help us achieve our goals. Here are 5 reasons why you should have a travel bucket list...

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6 Free Things To Do In Hong Kong

30th Apr 2019 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

6 Free Things To Do In Hong Kong

While Hong Kong has a reputation for being one of the world's most expensive cities, this urban jungle is packed full of budget friendly activities and sights to be seen. Whether you're chasing adventure, culture or the great outdoors, you can enjoy the best this city has to offer without breaking the bank. Here are the top 6 free things to do in Hong Kong.

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Money Saving Hacks For A NZ Ski Holiday

17th Apr 2019 Travel Tips New Zealand Holiday Destinations

Money Saving Hacks For A NZ Ski Holiday

From Cardrona to The Remarkables, New Zealand's breathtaking landscapes provide the ultimate playground for snow bunnies and ski enthusiasts. While NZ ski is a family holiday favourite, hitting the slopes can be a costly adventure. When you factor in flights, accommodation, lift passes, ski gear, transfers and food, things can add up very quickly and make family holidays seem near impossible. However, with some careful planning and savvy spending it is possible to ski on a budget. Here are 5 money saving hacks for a NZ ski holiday.

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Which Thailand Destination Is Right For You?

2nd Apr 2019 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Which Thailand Destination Is Right For You?

Located in the heart of the Andaman sea, Thailand is a magnificent holiday destination that draws millions of tourists from across the globe. Thailand's 76 provinces offer a spectacular range of unforgettable holiday experiences. Providing something for everyone from rest and relaxation, beautiful beaches and scenery, to incredible shopping, delicious cuisines and a vibrant nightlife. Each region exudes its own unique charm and attractions but choosing which one is right for you can be difficult, especially when they all look so damn good! Here, we have outlined four of Thailand's most popular destinations and all of the must-see attractions to make your decision that little bit easier.

Read on to discover which Thailand destination is right for you...

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Why Thailand Is Perfect For Families

19th Mar 2019 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Why Thailand Is Perfect For Families

Thailand is that special place where days melt from one to the next beneath balmy tropical skies and a sea speckled with islands delivering the sun-kissed holiday of your dreams. What was once a backpacker hotspot, has transformed into a spectacular and fun-loving destination that is both beautiful and culturally fascinating. Perfect for families, Thailand boasts wonderful tropical weather, beautiful beaches and exciting attractions that are guaranteed to impress. From the tropical shores of Phuket to the magical Phi Phi Islands, families are spoilt for choice across a range of world class accommodation specifically catered for children. If you're looking for an amazing yet inexpensive beach holiday for the whole family, look no further than tropical Thailand.

Here are 5 reasons why Thailand is perfect for families.

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Taste Testing Japan: Beyond The Sushi

21st Feb 2019 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Taste Testing Japan: Beyond The Sushi

Ahh Japan… it’s that quirky country where historic wonders meet Hello Kitty cafes, robot restaurants and real life Mario Kart. It's where you can order hot coffee from a vending machine, spend days exploring ancient temples and ski the powdery slopes of Hakuba. Japan is a unique destination with plenty of weird and wonderful things to discover. However, there may be one thing about your visit to Japan that you’re approaching with some trepidation – the food. Still you shouldn’t be intimidated by the possibilities that await you on the menu. We’ve taste tested Japan beyond the sushi, to find the top 8 foods to try on your next Japan adventure.

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Feast On Asia's Best Food Markets

19th Feb 2019 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Feast On Asia's Best Food Markets

Whether it's to explore ancient wonders in Vietnam, marvel at the skyscrapers in Bangkok or take in the sights of Singapore, there are so many reasons to explore Asia. While Asia attracts many visitors for the alluring culture and attractions, one of the most popular reasons tourists visit Asia is for the food. Boasting a fusion of flavours, enticing tastes and delightful delicacies, Asia has so much to offer the foodie abroad. Here's where you can feast on Asia's best food markets.

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The CEO Series: $49 Flights To Fiji

11th Feb 2019 Travel News Pacific Holiday Destinations CEO Series

The CEO Series: $49 Flights To Fiji

TravelOnline has been operating for over 20 years. We are passionate about providing personal service, expert advice and offering the most competitive deals to our customers. Over the years, we have seen many developments in the travel industry and continually changing trends in the popularity of overseas destinations.

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The Best Rooftop Bars In Bangkok

6th Feb 2019 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

The Best Rooftop Bars In Bangkok

Boasting soaring skylines, enthralling attractions and vibrant nightlife, Bangkok is a bustling metropolis brimming with culture and adventure. A contemporary city where ancient temples rise against a concrete jungle, Bangkok comes alive as the sun goes down. While the urban streets provide an endless playground of entertainment and fun, it's above the clouds where the Bangkok nightlife thrives. Here are 5 of the best rooftop bars in Bangkok.

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Weird And Wonderful Facts About Bali

22nd Jan 2019 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Weird And Wonderful Facts About Bali

Planning your first Bali escape and looking for a little insight into the stunning tropical island? Here we’ve collated some of the most weird and wonderful facts about magical Bali.

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The Best Airlines To Fly To Asia With

17th Jan 2019 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

The Best Airlines To Fly To Asia With

When booking a flight to Asia, it can be difficult to know which airline is right for you. Considerations like price, seats, flight times, loyalty programs and even food can all be massive deal breakers (or deal makers) depending on what's important to you. With so many flights, routes and carriers to choose from, we understand the confusion travellers face when booking a flight to Asia. So, to help you plan your next holiday with ease, we have narrowed down 5 of the best airlines to fly to Asia with based on ratings, reviews, awards and service.

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7 Photos That Prove Bali Is Always A Good Idea

10th Jan 2019 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

7 Photos That Prove Bali Is Always A Good Idea

A tropical island of iconic rice paddies, surging surf breaks and glistening coastline, Bali is a one of a kind holiday destination. Known for its laid back lifestyle and unparalleled attractions, Bali offers travellers the choice of ultimate adventure or complete leisure. Whether you're seeking an action packed adventure or lazy beachside escape, Bali is the kind of destination that meets every kind of holiday expectation. Here are 7 photos that prove Bali is always a good idea.

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Amazing Bali Villas For Families

3rd Jan 2019 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Amazing Bali Villas For Families

Striking the perfect balance between adventure and relaxation, Bali offers travellers the choice to explore the great outdoors, discover verdant landscapes and completely unwind in the tranquil surrounds. Bali villas are the ideal accommodation for families seeking an amazing tropical escape. Offering the ultimate in privacy, service and value for money, these Bali villas provide families a spacious and comfortable sanctuary right in the heart of Bali's most popular regions. With some villas even offering private pools, butler service and onsite chefs, families can experience luxury at its finest. Here are 4 amazing Bali villas for families.

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10 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit The Pacific Islands This Summer

28th Nov 2018 Travel Tips Pacific Holiday Destinations

10 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit The Pacific Islands This Summer

A stunning collection of islands showcasing sugar-sand beaches, technicolour tropical reefs and crystal clear azure waters, the Pacific Islands are almost dream like in their perfection. Here are 10 photos that will make you want to visit.

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites To Add To Your Australia Itinerary

21st Nov 2018 Travel Tips Australia Holiday Destinations

UNESCO World Heritage Sites To Add To Your Australia Itinerary

Attracting over 2.7 million visitors each year, Australia is a spectacular continent rich in beauty, culture and natural attractions. Boasting red rock deserts, turquoise tropical waters, and wondrous wetlands, the Australian landscape is as unique as they come. While many Aussies tend to venture abroad for their holidays, they just don't realise the incredible natural beauty on offer in our own backyard. So, if you're planning a trip to the land down under, or just want to explore some of the amazing country we call home, here are some of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites to add to your Australia itinerary.

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Should We Allow Advertising On Our Country's Iconic Landmarks?

13th Nov 2018 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

Should We Allow Advertising On Our Country's Iconic Landmarks?

With the recent media controversy surrounding The Everest Cup horse racing event being advertised on The Sydney Opera House it makes us ask ourselves the question, "should we allow advertising on our country's iconic landmarks?"

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The Top 5 Places to Island Hop

23rd Oct 2018 Travel Tips Asia Pacific Holiday Destinations

The Top 5 Places to Island Hop

Summer is fast approaching, and we're longing for endless days filled with golden sand beaches, shimmering blue waves and sun kissed skin. If you're anything like us and are dreaming of summer adventures, there is no better way to make the most of your holiday leave than by island hopping around some of the most beautiful destinations on the planet.

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Why The Cook Islands Should Be Your Next Tropical Escape

3rd Oct 2018 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Why The Cook Islands Should Be Your Next Tropical Escape

The Cook Islands is a magical archipelago of 15 islands sprawling across 2 million square kilometres of The South Pacific. Boasting beautiful lagoons, sun-soaked sands and technicolour tropical reefs, The Cook Islands is a must visit paradise. Whether you're into relaxation or adventure, culture or cuisine, the Cook Islands are sure to impress. Read on to discover why the Cook Islands should be your next tropical escape.

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5 Epic Waterfalls Just Outside The Gold Coast

25th Sep 2018 Australia Holiday Destinations

5 Epic Waterfalls Just Outside The Gold Coast

Famous for its stunning beaches, exciting attractions and buzzing nightlife, the Gold Coast is an iconic holiday destination. However, what you may not realise, is that the Gold Coast offers some of the most epic waterfalls and incredible hiking tracks in Australia. Here, we have compiled a list of our favourite waterfalls just outside the Gold Coast.

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The Best Bali Brunch Spots

18th Sep 2018 Asia Holiday Destinations

The Best Bali Brunch Spots

Known for its stunning natural scenery, funky cafés and delicious cuisines, Bali is a brunch lover’s dream! With world class dining and a buzzing café culture, it’s no surprise that Bali is one of Asia’s top destinations for foodies. So, if you’re looking to tempt your taste buds with some amazing, delicious and healthy food, look no further than our guide to the best Bali brunch spots.

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Fiji

24th Aug 2018 Travel Tips Pacific Holiday Destinations

10 Things You Didn't Know About Fiji

Planning your first Fiji escape and looking for a little insight into the stunning tropical archipelago? Here we’ve collated some of our favourite facts about paradisaical Fiji.

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Fiji Off The Beaten Track

15th Aug 2018 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji Off The Beaten Track

We love Fiji. We love it for the soft sand, the towering palms and superb resorts. We love the renowned kids clubs, world class cuisine and the unexpectedly short flight into paradise. However, sometimes we don't like the crowds and the overt tourism; rather we wish to discover wild, unspoiled Fiji, to explore the country that existed pre-development. In a destination that leads the international tourism industry, how do you steer from the trodden path?

This is our guide to secret Fiji, our favourite little-known attractions for the adventure-takers and secret-seekers.

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Explore These Amazing Destinations On Foot

13th Jul 2018 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Explore These Amazing Destinations On Foot

When heading somewhere new, we always try to dedicate a day or two to directionless exploration. Setting off in the morning, we’ll follow the streets, peer into shop windows and people watch from local cafes. We’ll try unusual street foods and chat to locals, spend time getting lost and learning our way. Here are some of our favourite destinations cities to discover on foot.

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Great Videos To Watch Before Going On Holiday

6th Jul 2018 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Great Videos To Watch Before Going On Holiday

While research has a reputation for tedium, we find that it can be just as worthwhile watching an engaging clip or documentary as it is reading a travel guide. Here we've compiled short videos and resources that offer unique insight and perspective into some of our favourite holiday destinations. If you're unsure of where you'd like to go next, or feel like you need a quick destination primer, this is the place to start!

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How To Experience Honolulu Like A Local

20th Jun 2018 Travel Tips Pacific Holiday Destinations

How To Experience Honolulu Like A Local

Boasting stunning resorts, vast beaches and a unique city beat, Honolulu has a lot to offer the first time visitor. However if you’ve been before, or are planning on staying longer than a week, you’ll understand the urge to move beyond the cocktail bar and discover the Honolulu that has so many locals enchanted. Here we’ve compiled a short guide to our favourite not-so-touristy haunts in this tropical capital.

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Beyond the Postcard: Iconic Holiday Destinations Offering More Than Great Beaches

19th Jun 2018 Travel Tips Australia Asia Pacific Holiday Destinations

Beyond the Postcard: Iconic Holiday Destinations Offering More Than Great Beaches

Dive beneath the picture perfect beach holiday to find a world of natural wonders, diverse culture and incredible food. We've brought together a few of our favourite holiday destinations and the unique attractions that offer an exciting, remarkably different perspective of familiar holiday haunts.

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Wind Your Windows Down: Hawaii's Greatest Road Trips

15th Jun 2018 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Wind Your Windows Down: Hawaii's Greatest Road Trips

Renowned for its stunning resorts, world-class shopping and unbeatable beaches, Hawaii is a holiday-makers dream. Yet there comes a time where one must leave the resort, brush the sand from our feet and learn a little more about this beautiful island state.

We suggest hitting the road, turning the music up and touring the lush archipelago on wheels. Discover the real Hawaii in local cafes, secret waterfalls and intrepid walks. Experience the scenery that they don’t include in the brochures, the wide expanses of desert and remarkable vistas. Wind your windows down and take your holiday on the road.

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Lava and Ash: Is it still safe to travel to Hawaii?

1st Jun 2018 Travel News Pacific Holiday Destinations

Lava and Ash: Is it still safe to travel to Hawaii?

With Hawaii in the headlines for all the wrong reasons this month, many are asking; is it still safe to travel to the Hawaiian Islands?

The short answer is, yes.

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5 Surprisingly Affordable Romantic Escapes

23rd May 2018 Travel Tips Australia Asia Pacific Holiday Destinations

5 Surprisingly Affordable Romantic Escapes

Whether you’re planning your much-anticipated idyllic honeymoon or are merely in dire need of an intimate getaway, we’ve compiled some of our favourite romantic destinations that are sure to capture the passion without breaking the bank.

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Warmer Shores: 4 Destinations We're Heading To This Winter

16th May 2018 Travel Tips Australia Asia Pacific Holiday Destinations

Warmer Shores: 4 Destinations We're Heading To This Winter

As the cold snap descends and school holidays near, it’s only natural to start thinking of warmer pastures. While still a few weeks away yet, we like to book our winter escape early so as to provide a little motivation through the darker days. It’s in those moments that your feet first touch the cold morning tiles, or you head to work in wet mist only to return under darkness, that a pre-planned Vitamin C break becomes a symbol of resilience and strength. Here we’ve compiled a little list of the sultry destinations that caught our attention this year; now it’s just a matter of counting down.

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5 Great Australian Road Trips

1st May 2018 Travel Tips Australia Holiday Destinations

5 Great Australian Road Trips

Despite the tour buses which power through the nearly five hour drive from Melbourne to the 12 Apostles in an afternoon, the Great Ocean Road is best experienced over a number of days (or weeks if you can spare it). Sheer cliffs overlook the expansive, brilliant blue Bass Strait with each turn bringing yet another spectacular view.

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5 Free Things To Do During The Commonwealth Games

11th Apr 2018 Australia Holiday Destinations

5 Free Things To Do During The Commonwealth Games

While the 2018 Commonwealth Games draws spectators from across the globe, the Gold Coast is putting on a show of its own. Now in full swing, Festival 2018 has curated two weeks of diverse, free entertainment for crowds of all ages. If you’re heading down to the Games this week, be sure to take at look at the Festival 2018 calendar to see what else is on around town. We’ve compiled our top picks for the final week of action and there’s certainly something for everyone.

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Expert Mixologist Arrives at InterContinental Fiji

31st Jan 2018 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Expert Mixologist Arrives at InterContinental Fiji

Fiji holidays certainly conjure images of soft white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and cocktails as colourful as the coral reefs. Guests visiting the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa will be not only be treated to colourful cocktails, but also expertly crafted ones thanks to a guest spot by professional Mixologist Quynh Nguyen.

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What Do Aussies Love About Flying? More Than You Think Apparently

24th Jan 2018 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

What Do Aussies Love About Flying? More Than You Think Apparently

It’s usually the part of the holiday that people look forward to the least. It can be long, uncomfortable and exhausting but in most cases, it’s also mandatory. It’s the journey that must be taken in order to get to the journey we really want to take. Flying typically has a bad reputation, but the truth is that it’s not all bad. Although many people still dislike the idea of boarding a plane, apparently there are actually people who look forward to some of the aspects of flying. Huh?

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Countdown to Whitsundays Clipper Race

10th Jan 2018 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

Countdown to Whitsundays Clipper Race

While temperatures around the country soar, the Whitsundays are heating up for the world’s most wondrous sailing event – the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. The countdown is on for the fantastic Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival and the 70-foot ocean-going yachts who are the stars of the show are already on their way, sailing up Australia’s east coast as part of the Wondrous Whitsundays Race.

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New Year's Eve 2017: Sydney Harbour Celebrates

27th Dec 2017 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

New Year's Eve 2017: Sydney Harbour Celebrates

Sydney’s annual New Year’s Eve party is as famous all over the world as Sydney itself. Putting on one of the best NYE fireworks displays in the world, New Year’s Eve on the Sydney Harbour Bridge is Australia’s version of New York’s Times Square ball drop. With a new theme each year, more than 1 billion people consider the spectacle THE way to celebrate December 31. With more than 1.6 million spectators on the Harbour along with 2.3 million people all over Australia and millions more all over the world, TV broadcasts, radio simulcasts and live streaming online help make this the party of the year.

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Why Volcanic Ash Clouds Interrupt Bali Holidays

13th Dec 2017 Travel News Asia Holiday Destinations

Why Volcanic Ash Clouds Interrupt Bali Holidays

If your holiday plans were recently affected by the eruption of Bali’s Mount Agung and resulting ash cloud, you may be wondering why these natural phenomena cause such chaos for airlines. Although disruption was relatively minimal on this occasion, with most flights simply delayed by a day or two, a similar event in 2015 had far more disruptive results. While the probability of another major ash cloud event is quite low, it’s interesting to uncover why these volcanic ash clouds can cause so much trouble for airplanes.

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Fiji’s Best Beach Resort Announced

29th Nov 2017 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji’s Best Beach Resort Announced

Established to acknowledge the outstanding contributions of exceptional hotels, the Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards are synonymous with luxury, status and acclaim. The 2017 Haute Grandeur Hotel Awards Gala Ceremony was recently held at the Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit in Thailand where the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa received top honours, being named Fiji’s Best Beach Resort and Fiji’s Best Family Resort.

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Schoolies Celebration: Is Bali The New Gold Coast?

22nd Nov 2017 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Schoolies Celebration: Is Bali The New Gold Coast?

Senior graduates from all over Australia have come to look forward to that magic time of year when their studies are over and they can finally let their hair down and celebrate. Famously known as ‘schoolies’, these end-of-year festivities have traditionally been celebrated on Queensland’s Gold Coast with a variety of organised activities and outdoor concerts. However, it seems school-leavers are increasingly opting to party in alternative beachside holiday destinations. A favourite for Aussies thanks to its affordability and close proximity, Bali schoolies is becoming increasingly popular with Australian high school graduates.

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The Star Gold Coast Named Queensland’s Best Place To Stay & Dine

25th Oct 2017 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

The Star Gold Coast Named Queensland’s Best Place To Stay & Dine

This year celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Queensland Hotels Association Awards for Excellence, a gala event that celebrates the ‘cream of the crop’ of Queensland’s hospitality industry. Showcasing the sunshine state’s best, the recently held QHA awards named The Star Gold Coast as Queensland’s most luxurious and prestigious place to stay and dine, hand picking The Star for two of the top awards.

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Happy Trails: Relaxing Routes in Noosa

4th Oct 2017 Australia Holiday Destinations

Happy Trails: Relaxing Routes in Noosa

With summer just around the corner and the weather already warming up, we’re looking for more chances to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you’re looking for something different to do on the weekend or plan on spending the week enjoying the wilds, Noosa is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the weather while exploring the spectacular national parks and trails nearby.

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Hamilton Island Wild Life Reopens

27th Sep 2017 Australia Holiday Destinations

Hamilton Island Wild Life Reopens

Despite sustaining severe damage earlier in the year during Cyclone Debbie, Hamilton Island Wild Life has reopened, much to the delight of keepers and visitors. One of the most popular activities on Hamilton Island, the wildlife attraction had been temporarily closed while the damage was fixed which saw regular residents Billy, Bobby, Jeddah and Tallow the koalas take a holiday of their own to the Sunshine Coast’s Australia Zoo. Now, the koalas have returned to their newly renovated home.

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5 Places to Love on Oahu

6th Sep 2017 Pacific Holiday Destinations

5 Places to Love on Oahu

If you grew up watching Brady Bunch repeats and old-fashioned Elvis Presley films, you probably think Hawaii’s main island of Oahu is still a haze of hibiscus shirts and happy hang loose vibes. While this is still true to a degree, Honolulu has grown into a cosmopolitan and modern city with much more to explore than just its cocktail menus. Once you’ve spent some time shopping, swimming and sampling the local cuisine, there’s some must-do experiences that offer an insight into a more authentic Hawaii and trust us, there’s lots to love.

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Top Sunshine Coast Experiences

12th Jul 2017 Australia Holiday Destinations

Top Sunshine Coast Experiences

The golden beaches of the Sunshine Coast make it the gold standard of Queensland holiday destinations. Earning its sunny name from its ideal combination of wonderful weather and friendly locals, Sunshine Coast holidays are sure to put a smile on your face. Offering 13 beaches over a 100km stretch of pristine sand, the Sunshine Coast encourages you to do as little as possible, relaxing on the beach or reconnect with your adventurous side in the spectacular nearby hinterland.

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Top 5 Things to Do in Vanuatu

21st Jun 2017 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Top 5 Things to Do in Vanuatu

If one of your favourite parts of your holiday is the buffet, then Vanuatu is the destination for you. This spectacular Pacific island offers a smorgasbord of wonderful experiences, meaning there’s something to appeal to everyone all in the one place. There aren’t many (if any) other holiday destinations around the world where you can snorkel a stunning blue hole, hike to the crater of the most accessible volcano in the world and sip kava with the chief of a village all in one day. Yet Vanuatu offers all this and so much more. With so many things to experience, deciding what to see and do can be tough. We’ve put together the top five things to do in Vanuatu to help you make the most of your time in this island paradise.

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Rare Finds in Bali

14th Jun 2017 Asia Holiday Destinations

Rare Finds in Bali

Bali is a popular holiday destination that attracts thousands of tourists each year. A tropical island paradise, Bali is renowned for its rich culture, beautiful beaches, excellent surfing, discount designer shopping and its vibrant nightlife. However a holiday to Bali isn’t all cocktails by the pool, hair braiding and Bintang, there are plenty of hidden gems when it comes to exploring Bali behind the commercialised tourist veneer. In fact, if you dig a little deeper on your next trip to Bali you’ll be surprised by the number of wonderful little spots that have been some of Bali’s best kept secrets…until now.

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The Thing That Surprised Me Most About Hawaii

7th Jun 2017 Pacific Holiday Destinations

The Thing That Surprised Me Most About Hawaii

I’m not really a beach person. In fact, I’m not really an ‘outdoors’ person, but beaches specifically I’ve always found too sunny, too salty, too sandy and just generally not enjoyable. So you can imagine all the ribbing I got around the office when I announced I was off to Hawaii for 2 weeks. Despite my aversion to the ocean (did something just touch my foot!?), I’ve always wanted to visit Hawaii.

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Fiji’s First Overwater Accommodation Opens on Viti Levu

10th May 2017 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji’s First Overwater Accommodation Opens on Viti Levu

Pacific Island holidays bring idyllic images to mind. Soft white sand beaches, palm trees swaying gently in a tropical breeze and overwater accommodation are all icons of these dreamy escapes. Despite having so much to offer, Fiji has been sorely lacking in the overwater accommodation department…that is, until now.

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The Best Bars & Live Entertainment in Noosa

26th Apr 2017 Australia Holiday Destinations

The Best Bars & Live Entertainment in Noosa

Despite its reputation as a relaxing coastal holiday destination, there’s plenty of nightlife bubbling under the surface of Noosa’s idyllic sunny days. In fact, when the sun sets over the glittering beaches and the stars come out to play, so too do locals and visitors. To glittering lights of a different kind, there are a great range of bars, nightclubs and live entertainment venues scattered throughout Noosa. Of course, the best bars and live entertainment in Noosa is really up to your own individual taste, however there are a number of places that a renowned as nightlife hotspots and for good reason.

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Food Safari: The Best Cuisine in Bali

19th Apr 2017 Asia Holiday Destinations

Food Safari: The Best Cuisine in Bali

The food and cuisine of Bali is certainly a highlight of any trip to this vibrant holiday destination. Whether you’re game enough to indulge in the most traditional fare or prefer to stick to slightly more familiar options, it’s worth trying Balinese cuisine for the authentic experience while you’re visiting. While the exotic sounding food may conjure some interesting images, the cuisine of Bali truly is a contrast.

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Fiji Embraces Volunteer Tourism

12th Apr 2017 Travel News Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji Embraces Volunteer Tourism

For years, many Australians travelling to remote destinations like Fiji have taken books and school supplies with them to donate to the village children and their schools however it seems for many this didn’t feel like enough. Now, thanks to Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort general manager Peter Hopgood, generous Aussies can combine a relaxing holiday with the warm fuzzy feeling of helping others by pitching in on community projects.

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Wildlife Tourism: Conservation Or Con?

29th Mar 2017 Travel News Asia Holiday Destinations

Wildlife Tourism: Conservation Or Con?

Seeing wild and exotic animals is often on the bucket list of many travellers, particularly if the destination is known for its unique wildlife. Getting up close to these animals can be such a memorable part of your holiday. However, some unethical operators prey on naïve tourists, conning them into paying for an ‘animal experience’ while hiding cruelty and abuse from view. Unfortunately, many tourists who love animals may actually be contributing to animal suffering simply because they’re not aware of how these animals are treated.

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Thailand: The Road Less Travelled

15th Mar 2017 Asia Holiday Destinations

Thailand: The Road Less Travelled

Once known as a backpacking hot spot, Thailand has since blossomed into a tourist mecca renowned for its affordability, stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches and unique culture. However, gone are the days when Thailand holidays meant flying in and flopping on a beach to work on your tan for the week. Although plenty of people still do this, Thailand is harking back to its early days and offering a more dynamic experience.

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Noosa Surfs onto World Stage

8th Mar 2017 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

Noosa Surfs onto World Stage

Although Noosa is often considered the Sunshine Coast holiday destination of choice for relaxing by the beach, it’s also an excellent surfing spot for the more actively inclined. Famous for its calendar of events that revolve around surfing, Noosa Heads is the place to be for some of the coast’s best opportunities to hang ten. Every year in March, Noosa is flooded with board riders from all over the country and even the world. It’s this international acclaim that has seen the town get serious about riding the wave of fame to secure its status as a National Surfing Reserve. Now Noosa is set to drop in on the action of the world stage.

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Luxurious Bali on a Shoestring Budget

1st Mar 2017 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Luxurious Bali on a Shoestring Budget

Bali already has a pretty well-established reputation as an affordable holiday destination, however that doesn’t mean you’ll be slumming it in backpacker accommodation. In fact, it’s entirely possible to indulge your champagne tastes in Bali while sticking to a beer budget. Whether sparkling wine or Bintang is your thing, you’ll have plenty of money left over to enjoy both with this guide to Bali holidays for the budget conscious traveller.

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Which Hawaiian Island Should You Visit?

15th Feb 2017 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Which Hawaiian Island Should You Visit?

One of the 50 states of the USA, Hawaii is a group of islands that were created by volcanic eruptions caused by Pacific Plate movement over many years. Famous for its tropical climate and breathtaking scenery, the Hawaiian islands are home to a rare Polynesian culture and some of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. Attracting thousands of tourists each year is Honolulu’s famous Waikiki Beach, the lush iconic beauty of Kauai, the hot lava of the active volcano on the Big Island and the breathtaking sunsets of Maui.

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Caves & Waves in Bali

8th Feb 2017 Asia Holiday Destinations

Caves & Waves in Bali

Bali holidays are renowned for their tropical island destination where you can get your fill of sun, sand, surf, bargain shopping, tropical cocktails and beach parties however there is so much more to this stunning holiday destination. Beyond the resorts and bustling tourist areas lies an amazing, ancient land of rock formations, caves and irrigation tunnels that many visitors to Bali don’t even know exist.

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Live The Sweet Life: Noosa Chocolate Factory

1st Feb 2017 Australia Holiday Destinations

Live The Sweet Life: Noosa Chocolate Factory

The idea of relaxing Noosa holidays sound pretty sweet, but there’s much more to this Sunshine Coast paradise than beaches. Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Noosa Chocolate Factory, a small family business that has grown from selling at farmer’s markets to a modest 150m² factory in Noosaville. If you’re lucky enough to live in Brisbane, you can also rekindle some of the magic back home with two shops opening in the CBD on Adelaide Street.

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Jetstar Predicts Vietnam The New Bali With Launch of Direct Flights

25th Jan 2017 Travel News Asia Holiday Destinations

Jetstar Predicts Vietnam The New Bali With Launch of Direct Flights

Launching direct flights to Vietnam for as little as $159, Jetstar has predicted the southeast Asian country will be the new Bali for budget Australian travellers. The low-cost carrier will be the only airline of its kind to fly directly to Ho Chi Minh City from Australia with the launch of its new route in May. Celebrating the announcement with a 12 hour sale offering one-way fares for as low as $159, Jetstar will fly its Boeing 787 Dreamliner direct from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City four times weekly and from Melbourne three times weekly.

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5 Unique Festivals To Draw You To Southern Queensland Country

23rd Jan 2017 Australia Holiday Destinations

5 Unique Festivals To Draw You To Southern Queensland Country

It’s time to discover Southern Queensland Country, Queensland’s best kept tourism secret. The region, home to Australia’s newest airport: Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport, is a myriad of food and wine trails, quirky festivals, artisan delights, luxurious escapes and family fun. To help you explore this hidden tourism gem, Wellcamp Airport have put together 5 unique festival experiences that will have you longing for a taste of Southern Queensland Country.

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Realise The Wedding Of Your Dreams In Fiji

18th Jan 2017 Travel Tips Pacific Holiday Destinations

Realise The Wedding Of Your Dreams In Fiji

Fiji weddings are becoming increasingly popular and it’s not hard to see why. Consider the romantic secluded islands, spectacular beaches, friendly smiling locals and the excellent currency conversion rate – it’s simply paradise on earth. Coupled with the fact that many Fiji resorts have addressed the increasing demand of this market by introducing wedding packages, Fiji weddings are a convenient and affordable way to plan your big day.

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Bali: Take A Walk On The Wild Side

11th Jan 2017 Asia Holiday Destinations

Bali: Take A Walk On The Wild Side

Bali is often depicted as a party paradise of budget shopping and beaches however there is much more to appeal to travellers in Bali, especially if you’re an animal lover. While some of Bali’s animal attractions have recently copped some bad press, there are tourism operators and animal attractions that not only care for the animals responsibly but actually use the experience to help educate visitors and aid in conservation efforts. The ethical treatment of animals that are part of Bali’s wildlife attractions is important and if they can be used to help spread awareness of the plight of their species, it’s a great opportunity for visitors to take home and share this information.

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Top Tips for the Best Aussie Summer Holiday

4th Jan 2017 Travel Tips Australia Holiday Destinations

Top Tips for the Best Aussie Summer Holiday

It’s summer school holidays in Australia and as the temperatures rise, so too do your stress levels. You and the kids made it through Christmas, but as the excitement of their new toys begins to dim you realise there are still 4 weeks until the school term starts. If you’re feeling exhausted and have exhausted all your usual school holiday activities, we’ve put together some alternative options with our top tips for the best Aussie summer holiday.

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Australia Receives World First Organic Airport Spa

14th Dec 2016 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

Australia Receives World First Organic Airport Spa

Airports are busy places, often filled with weary travellers and whether you’re killing time before a flight or need to relax during a stressful delay, a new organic airport spa concept allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of the terminal. So just where has this world-first spa landed? You’d be forgiven for thinking that boho Melbourne or swanky Sydney was the lucky city, but in fact the Wellness Spa concept is taking off at Brisbane Airport.

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The Top Romantic Destinations in Noosa

8th Dec 2016 Australia Holiday Destinations

The Top Romantic Destinations in Noosa

Noosa is renowned as a picturesque seaside holiday destination famous for its golden beaches and the boutique shopping and ‘eat street’ of Hastings Street. A consistently popular holiday destination for families, Noosa is becoming increasing popular with couples after an easy and affordable romantic getaway.

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A Year Round Traveller’s Guide to Thailand Weather

1st Dec 2016 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

A Year Round Traveller’s Guide to Thailand Weather

Thailand holidays are tropical, warm and humid practically all year round although seasonal changes do occur throughout the north and south. Thailand’s climate is characterised by high temperatures, high levels of humidity and plenty of sunny days, except during the monsoon when the majority of rainfall occurs.

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Spas Fiji’s Latest Trend

23rd Nov 2016 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Spas Fiji’s Latest Trend

Spas are becoming one of Fiji’s fastest growing areas of the tourism and hospitality industry. A boom industry, spas are becoming essential to the global travel stage of Fiji’s many attractions. Renowned as a destination of peace and relaxation, Fiji’s spas are targeting guests from around the world with quality treatments that cover the wellness and beauty expectations of the island’s increasing inbound tourism figures.

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Is Bali The New Place to Celebrate Schoolies?

16th Nov 2016 Asia Holiday Destinations

Is Bali The New Place to Celebrate Schoolies?

Any high school aged Australian knows the term schoolies, in fact, if they’re within a couple of years of graduating they’re probably already on the count down. But what has primarily been a traditional celebration on Queensland’s Gold Coast is now spreading to other beach holiday hot spots, including Bali. Renowned as an incredibly affordable overseas holiday destination, Bali schoolies is becoming increasingly attractive for Australian high school leavers wanting to celebrate their graduation before beginning uni or full time employment.

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Queensland Festival Goers Finding Love At Live Events

9th Nov 2016 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

Queensland Festival Goers Finding Love At Live Events

Forget Tinder, the new way to find love is at a live event according to recent research by Eventbrite, a self-service ticketing platform. The survey found that 49% of respondents had met their ‘significant other’ at a live event, with almost 50% of all those surveyed reporting finding love at a festival. 4% of survey respondents had gone on to exchange vows with partners they had met at an event. So whether you’re into music festivals or sporting spectacles, it seems live events are the right place to look for love and with Queensland offering over 100 of the country’s best live events, your chances of finding a match are much higher than simply swiping right.

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Fiji Holidays Are A Diver’s Dream

12th Oct 2016 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji Holidays Are A Diver’s Dream

Fiji holidays boast some of the world’s best diving. After all, it’s not known as the ‘soft coral capital of the world’ for nothing. Fiji’s sunny weather, warm waters, superb visibility and abundant marine life provide some of the most incredible scuba diving conditions on the planet. From spectacularly colourful coral reefs to mysterious sea caves and grottoes and the curious tropical fish, Fiji is a diving paradise. The crystal clear waters of Fiji are an underwater wonderland that are also home to large oceanic species including tuna and sharks making Fiji diving a truly unforgettable experience.

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Balinese Massage: Technique or Religious Experience?

28th Sep 2016 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Balinese Massage: Technique or Religious Experience?

I recently went on my first Bali holiday and, I’m not going to lie, was pretty excited about the idea of getting a massage every day for about the same price as I’d pay for my cup of coffee back home. Ok, I may be exaggerating a little, but only slightly. Sure, everybody knows about Bali’s beaches but I’d also heard from family and friends just how cheap the massages and spa treatments are in Bali so they were at the top of my list. Boy was I ready to be pampered. I wasn’t, however, expecting to be converted to the church of the latter day Balinese massage.

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Cargo Cult: The Mysterious John Frum Movement

21st Sep 2016 Travel Tips Pacific Holiday Destinations

Cargo Cult: The Mysterious John Frum Movement

Vanuatu – a land of sprawling beaches and even wider smiles. A stunning island in the Pacific, Vanuatu is a popular holiday destination thanks to its relaxing tropical vibes and breathtaking natural attractions. Yet there is a stranger side to this island nation, an extraordinary following in a tiny village on the southeast coast of one of Vanuatu’s most populous islands. You won’t find it in any guide books and you certainly won’t be able to join a tour there but in the shadow of the active volcano Mount Yasur in Lamakara on Tanna Island you’ll find one of the last remaining Cargo Cults.

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Brisbane Festival: A Visitors Guide

14th Sep 2016 Australia Holiday Destinations

Brisbane Festival: A Visitors Guide

Brisbane once had a reputation as Australia’s largest ‘country town’. Cities like Sydney and Melbourne saw it as a sleepy city, but even just a quick visit shows that Brisbane is all grown up. Particularly if you’re lucky enough to be visiting in September, you might just be surprised by the delights the city holds. Then again, you might not. Especially if, like many visitors, you’ve planned your Brisbane holidays to coincide with Brisbane Festival – an event brimming with an exciting and innovative selection of cultural performances including theatre, cabaret, comedy and music. Some family friendly, some very much adults only, but the festival which runs from 3-24 September culminates in the night time fireworks spectacular of Riverfire – an event that is sure to delight the whole family.

So what do you do when you've only got a weekend to see it all?

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What’s With The Whitsundays? Australia's Island Love Affair Explained

7th Sep 2016 Travel Tips Australia Holiday Destinations

What’s With The Whitsundays? Australia's Island Love Affair Explained

The Whitsundays have always been a beloved holiday destination with people all over Australia, however a recent survey has ranked the islands among the top 10 most popular Australian regional holiday destinations. The Whitsundays have been a favourite holiday hotspot in Australia for decades. It’s really no surprise when you consider it’s easier than trying to organise your passport for an overseas holiday. With wonderful weather all year round, the islands are particularly popular during the winter holidays. Let’s take a look at what makes this North Queensland region so special.

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Gift Guide: Top 5 Father’s Day Getaways

31st Aug 2016 Travel Tips Holiday Destinations

Gift Guide: Top 5 Father’s Day Getaways

Father’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to step up your gift giving game. Forget about socks and jocks, your dad deserves so much more than new underwear. After all this is the guy who turned up to all your footy games, gave you your first sip of beer and taught you how to change a tyre. Get dad something he really wants this Father’s Day and spend some quality time together doing something that he loves. Stuck for inspiration? Check out our gift guide for the top 5 Father’s Day getaways for you and the old man.

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6 Must See Things to Experience in Malaysia

24th Aug 2016 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

6 Must See Things to Experience in Malaysia

Once a popular stopover location, Aussie visitors are now flocking to Malaysia to tick off some of their world-class ‘must-see’ attractions and experiences. A short stopover is not enough to fully appreciate this truly extraordinary part of the world. Malaysia holidays really are a ‘choose your own adventure’ encounter. From trendy fashionistas to intrepid travellers and families to foodies, there are niches and nooks to embrace every kind of visitor. There is so much to see and do in this cultural melting pot, but here are 6 must see things to experience in Malaysia.

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Bali Holidays Int-Erupted: Why Volcanic Ash Clouds Ground Flights

17th Aug 2016 Travel News Asia Holiday Destinations

Bali Holidays Int-Erupted: Why Volcanic Ash Clouds Ground Flights

In 2015 and 2016 Bali volcanoes erupted and their resulting ash cloud caused the cancellation of a number of flights between Australia and Bali. For many travellers, their Bali holidays were either cancelled, or extended for up to 2 weeks – whether they wanted them to be or not. However there’s no need to be afraid of Bali’s volcanoes or volcanic ash clouds, and major disruptions are pretty rare. In fact tourists have an interesting relationship with Bali and its volcanoes. They’re both drawn to them as mysterious and majestic tourist attractions but also wary of the disruptions they can cause to their travel plans. Still, it’s interesting to discover just what it is about volcanic ash clouds that make them so dangerous for airplanes. As you’ll see, there’s a lot more to it than just needing to switch on the windscreen wipers.

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Sample Michelin Star Cuisine for $1.50 in Singapore

10th Aug 2016 Asia Holiday Destinations

Sample Michelin Star Cuisine for $1.50 in Singapore

Foodies rejoice, no longer do you have to take out a personal loan and book months in advance in order to experience Michelin star cuisine. In fact, a quick collection of coins from the back of the couch should be enough to get you your very own Michelin starred dish in Singapore. The very first street hawker has been bestowed with the honour of receiving a Michelin star and it’s set to shake things up in the culinary world.

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5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Kauai

3rd Aug 2016 Travel Tips Pacific Holiday Destinations

5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Kauai

Kauai is the oldest island in Hawaii and you don’t get to be six million years old without holding on to a few secrets. There are lots of things we do know about Kauai, including how beautiful it is but there are also quite a few things you probably don’t know. Packed into this little island is everything from primeval ‘Jurassic Park’ rainforest to palm-fringed beaches, sheer cliffs, emerald ravines, thundering waterfalls, majestic canyons and valleys. Some of Kauai’s best kept secrets are only accessible by helicopter, boat or some serious hiking. It’s time you discovered the true Kauai.

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Our Pick: Top 10 Resorts in Fiji

29th Jul 2016 Travel Tips Pacific Holiday Destinations

Our Pick: Top 10 Resorts in Fiji

The tropical island paradise of Fiji is one of the most popular holiday destinations for Aussies. In fact, last year almost 310,000* Australians visited the pristine shores of Fiji. From the snorkeller’s heaven of the Mamanuca Islands to the private oasis of the Coral Coast and the world class golfing and cruising region of Denarau, there are more than 100 hotels and resorts to choose from. With so many options, planning your Fiji holidays can seem a little bit daunting. To help make your decision a bit easier, we’ve put together our pick of the top 10 resorts in Fiji.

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12 Surprising Things About Australia for First-time Visitors

19th Jul 2016 Travel Tips Australia Holiday Destinations

12 Surprising Things About Australia for First-time Visitors

Australia is known for its stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches and laid-back locals. It is also home of the Sydney Opera House, Great Barrier Reef, UGG Boots, and of course kangaroos and koalas. Before you hop in your car hire and start exploring the Land Down Under, there are some things you should know.

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State of Origin – QLD v NSW

12th Jul 2016 Travel Tips Australia Holiday Destinations

State of Origin – QLD v NSW

It’s the greatest rivalry in Australian sports. Queensland v New South Wales. These two teams have been battling it out for almost 40 years. It’s basically Australia’s answer to the Super Bowl and whether you follow rugby league or not, the whole country is consumed by this long-standing rivalry. It’s not just on the field where tensions run high. This competitive streak spills over into other areas too, including the tourism industry. Each state is adamant that it offers the best, that it IS the best. So while the two states battle it out on the sporting field, we take a look at how they stack up as holiday destinations. Who will claim the ultimate victory?

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Weird & Wonderful Thailand

6th Jul 2016 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Weird & Wonderful Thailand

The travel guides tell us that Thailand holidays are all about tropical beaches, elephant rides and incredible temples and while all that is true, we also know that there are some wacky and wondrous experiences to be had. From drinking out of little plastic bags to selling gasoline in whiskey bottles by the roadside (beware of that one!), there are plenty of weird and wonderful things to see while in Thailand. Although they make great stories to tell your friends, some of them you’d probably rather avoid having to experience firsthand. Dive head first into the wonderful, but prepare yourself for some of the stranger things you may see.

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Top 5 Honeymoon Destinations

22nd Jun 2016 Travel Tips Asia Pacific Holiday Destinations

Top 5 Honeymoon Destinations

Your wedding day, the happiest day of your life. You feel like you’ve got the world at your feet and when it comes to the honeymoon – you do! It’s a time to steal away together from the madness of the world, the stress of planning the wedding and recover from having that many family members together all at once! We’re here to help with our top 5 honeymoon destinations.

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Qantas Announces Extra Services for Queenstown Ski Season

15th Jun 2016 Travel News New Zealand Holiday Destinations

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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Vivid Sydney for Families

25th May 2016 Australia Holiday Destinations

Vivid Sydney for Families

The largest festival of light and music, Vivid Sydney is Australia’s premier winter event and is now in its eighth year. Illuminating Sydney from 27 May to 18 June, the 23-day festival is a spectacle of discovery for children and offers fun for the whole family.

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5 Incredible Vietnam Experiences

4th May 2016 Asia Holiday Destinations

5 Incredible Vietnam Experiences

Vietnam is a wonderful fusion of Cantonese and Chinese religion and culture offering a fascinating blend of modern day city and time honoured tradition. With dynamic cities and a breathtaking natural environment, Vietnam is rich in gorgeous coastline, spectacular national parks and lush green mountains. The region also pays homage to significant leaders, past struggles and famous wars which have helped to shape this beautiful and independent country. Discover the sights, sounds and tastes of Vietnam with these 5 incredible experiences that showcase some of the country’s most popular regions and attractions.

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Australia's Top 10 Holiday Spots

6th Apr 2016 Australia Holiday Destinations

Australia's Top 10 Holiday Spots

TripAdvisor, the largest travel review site in the world, has released the results of its annual travellers choice awards. Based on booking interest and traveller feedback across the last 12 months, the 2016 Trip Advisor travellers choice awards rank everything from the hottest destinations of the year to the most outstanding hotel providers and more. They’ve also released a list of the top 10 Australian holiday hotspots, so we thought we’d take a look at the list and consider what makes these destinations so good.

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5 Things That Make Hawaii's Big Island a Big Deal

30th Mar 2016 Pacific Holiday Destinations

5 Things That Make Hawaii's Big Island a Big Deal

Hawaii Island is known affectionately, if not rather literally, as the Big Island and offers the ideal mix of nature, history and Hawaii’s famous laidback lifestyle. From snorkelling with manta rays to witnessing ancient active volcanoes, chowing down on some unique local cuisine, enjoying iconic black sand beaches and discovering Hawaii's rich ancient history - there's so much to discover on the Big Island.

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Save The Reef: Drink A Beer?

23rd Mar 2016 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

Save The Reef: Drink A Beer?

Saving the environment simply by drinking a beer sounds too good to be true, but thanks to The Good Beer Co. it’s now become a reality. There’s nothing more Australian than drinking a beer to save the Great Barrier Reef but it’s now official – the Great Barrier Beer is a thing and it’s going to help save the reef. The new tasty Indian pale ale has pledged to donate 50 per cent of all profits to the Australian Marine Conservation Society – cheers to that!

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Fiji Update: Effects of Cyclone Winston

24th Feb 2016 Travel News Pacific Holiday Destinations

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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6 Ways Queenstown Trumps Aussie Ski Spots

18th Feb 2016 Travel Tips New Zealand Holiday Destinations

6 Ways Queenstown Trumps Aussie Ski Spots

Australia and New Zealand have always had a long-standing rivalry. From claiming the credit for many of each other’s famous exports (think Russell Crowe and the Pavlova) to beating the pants off each other in sport, Australia and New Zealand frequently go head to head. When it comes to ski holidays, Australia does offer some you beaut ski fields, but the ski options in Queenstown are choice as bro.

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Travel On A Budget: Experience Amazing Japan

17th Feb 2016 Travel Tips Asia Holiday Destinations

Travel On A Budget: Experience Amazing Japan

Although the falling Australian dollar might be making overseas travel more expensive for Aussies, it doesn’t appear to be affecting our appetite for international holidays. In fact, according to a recent report, international travel from Australia has actually increased! Outbound travel from Australia grew 5.35% in the year ending October 2015. Just a 9 hour flight but practically a world away, Japan is high on the list of popular destinations. As bookings to Japan increase, we look at some ways to enjoy a Japanese holiday for less.

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The Top 5 Events in Hawaii

10th Feb 2016 Pacific Holiday Destinations

The Top 5 Events in Hawaii

While Hawaii’s ancient Polynesian culture, majestic landscapes, idyllic beaches and fantastic surfing are all great reasons to visit this island paradise, there is also a calendar of annual events that draw people to the shores of Hawaii year after year. An important part of island life, there are a variety of Hawaii events held every month, celebrating everything from national holidays to traditional culture, sporting prowess and everything in between. We’ve put together a list of the top 5 events in Hawaii to keep an eye out for on your next visit.

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Yachting and Winemaking Great and Owner of Hamilton Island Passes

27th Jan 2016 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

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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Australia Day: The Most Bonza Places To Celebrate Mate

6th Jan 2016 Australia Holiday Destinations

Australia Day: The Most Bonza Places To Celebrate Mate

So you’ve got the back to work blues? You made it through the craziness of Christmas and New Year’s and you’re just barley holding on through the school holidays. The good news is that Australia Day is just around the corner! The upcoming Australia Day public holiday is a chance for some time off work and falling on a Tuesday this year, the Monday is looking very popular for chucking a sickie and extending your day off into an extra long weekend.

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New Year's Eve 2015: A Sydney Harbour Celebration

30th Dec 2015 Australia Holiday Destinations

New Year's Eve 2015: A Sydney Harbour Celebration

The New Year’s Eve party held on Sydney’s Harbour is as famous throughout the world as the city itself. Offering one of the best New Year’s Eve firework’s displays in the world, NYE on the Sydney Harbour Bridge is Australia’s answer to the ball drop in Times Square, New York City. Featuring a new theme every year, one billion people agree that this amazing pyrotechnic spectacle is THE way to see in the new year. Watched by approximately 1.6 million spectators on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour as well as 2.3 million across Australia and millions more around the world, the television broadcasts and radio simulcasts help to make this the party of the year.

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International Flights Set To Operate From Whitsundays

9th Dec 2015 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

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 Holiday Destinations

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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Fiji Set to Deal a Blow to the 2015 Rugby World Cup

10th Sep 2015 Travel News Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji Set to Deal a Blow to the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Rugby fever has taken hold after some impressive performances by Fiji in the 2015 Rugby World Cup. While the Fijian teams have delighted crowds in both the 15 and 7-player formats for years, this year they have really stepped it up and their excited fans flying bright blue flags and decked out in flower garlands have followed them all the way to Twickenham. See where it all began and perhaps catch some of the next big names in Fijian rugby in action, with a visit to Fiji. Join in a game with some of the locals or just sit back and cheer them on. While you’re there, there’s plenty more ‘sitting back’ to be done with these Fiji holiday deals.

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Face of Gold Coast to Change with Commonwealth Games

28th Aug 2015 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

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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Ski Japan: Powder, Culture & Cuisine

17th Aug 2015 Asia Holiday Destinations

Ski Japan: Powder, Culture & Cuisine

The newest addition to TravelOnline, Japan ski holidays offer a unique way to holiday and experience the wonder of some of the world’s best ski fields along with the exotic culture and cuisine of Japan. The iconic onsen hot springs and fascinating Japanese culture are just part of what make Japan ski holidays so unique.

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The Great Northern Migration

30th Jul 2015 Australia Holiday Destinations

The Great Northern Migration

There’s something that happens every year as the temperature starts to drop. A natural phenomenon if you will. About the time the winter chills start to really set in, when daytime temperatures are at record lows and it’s getting dark before you even leave the office. It’s the great northern migration.

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Free Nights in Noosa

4th May 2015 Australia Holiday Destinations

Free Nights in Noosa

Getting to stay in a luxury Hastings Street resort for free sounds like a deal that’s too good to be true but thanks to some hot winter deals in Noosa, that could be the reality of your next holiday. The deluxe boutique beachfront accommodation of Netanya Noosa is offering 2 free nights in a 1 Bedroom Suite when you stay for a minimum of 5 nights while the stylish Mantra French Quarter is offering reduced rates so you can stay and save.

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Affordable Luxury on Hastings Street, Noosa

28th Apr 2015 Australia Holiday Destinations

Affordable Luxury on Hastings Street, Noosa

The main hub of Noosa, Hastings Street is famous for its high end shopping, dining and clientele. Despite its luxe appeal, it manages to maintain a delightfully relaxed vibe, making it the ideal Noosa holiday destination. Nestled right on the beach, Hastings Street is studded with a variety of deluxe resorts and luxury accommodation options designed to make the most of its prime location. Close to many of Noosa’s most popular attractions, we’ve selected our top two picks when it comes to affordable luxury accommodation on Hastings Street.

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Queenstown Crowned Extreme Adventure Capital

17th Mar 2015 New Zealand Holiday Destinations

Queenstown Crowned Extreme Adventure Capital

Although perhaps best known for its excellent skiing, Queenstown also has a well-deserved reputation as an adventure capital. Taking things to the extreme, the adventure activities on offer in Queenstown are more than just a sightseeing attraction, these extreme adventures offer a unique and heart-pounding perspective on some of New Zealand’s most spectacular views.

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Bali Best Value for 2015

22nd Oct 2014 Asia Holiday Destinations

Bali Best Value for 2015

Popular travel publisher Lonely Planet has just released their top 10 best value destinations to visit in 2015 and right smack bang in the middle is Bali. Surprised? We weren’t, after all Bali has long been known as one of the best value holiday destinations for quite some time.

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Swashbuckling Adventure Comes to the Gold Coast

29th Sep 2014 Australia Holiday Destinations

Swashbuckling Adventure Comes to the Gold Coast

Avast all ye land lubbers and ready the rum, as the Gold Coast prepares to be besieged by pirates – of the Hollywood kind. Despite attempts to quash rumours that the next instalment of the Disney Pirates of the Caribbean franchise was to be filmed Down Under, media reports have surfaced that a production office has been established at Village Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast.

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A Winner's Week in Fiji

3rd Sep 2014 Pacific Competitions Holiday Destinations

A Winner's Week in Fiji

We sent one lucky winner on a holiday for 5 nights in Fiji. Sandra from Victoria had such a great time she wanted to share her experience with you all. Sandra has some great tips and fantastic advice to share. Read on to hear from Sandra about her experience in Fiji thanks to TravelOnline.

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Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

8th Jul 2014 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

From 29 August to 7 September foodies will love saying aloha to Hawaii with the 4th Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival set to take place. Taking over the Hawaiian islands, the festival includes a number of signature events on the islands of Oahu, Maui and the Big Island. The festival will attract over 80 internationally-renowned chefs and culinary personalities from Hawaii, the U.S mainland and from around the globe.

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A Winner's Week in Phuket

30th Jun 2014 Asia Competitions Holiday Destinations

A Winner's Week in Phuket

We recently sent one lucky winner on a holiday for 7 nights in Phuket. Amanda from WA had such a great time she wanted to share her experience with you all. Having been to Phuket a number of times before, Amanda has some great tips and fantastic advice to share. Read on to hear from Amanda about her week in Phuket thanks to TravelOnline.

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Bali Resorts with Meal Plans

26th Jun 2014 Asia Holiday Destinations

Bali Resorts with Meal Plans

Bali is a popular holiday destination renowned for its affordable yet exotic atmosphere along with is excellent shopping, beaches and nightlife. A great way to make your Bali holiday easier and even more affordable is by choosing one of the Bali resorts with meal plans.

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Best Time to Visit Thailand

23rd Jun 2014 Asia Holiday Destinations

Best Time to Visit Thailand

When it comes to deciding the best time to visit Thailand, like most places you wish to travel in the world, it generally comes down to the weather. Thankfully, there are really no extremes when it comes to Thailand weather therefore any time of year is the perfect time to visit.

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Melbourne has the Formula for Super Success

7th Feb 2014 Australia Holiday Destinations

Melbourne has the Formula for Super Success

Rev heads unite! From February to March, Melbourne will be shrouded in the scent of engine oil and burning rubber as the Superbike World Championship and Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix speeds into town.

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Celebrate Australia Day The Whitsundays Way

15th Jan 2014 Australia Holiday Destinations

Celebrate Australia Day The Whitsundays Way

With Australia Day just around the corner, domestic travel is looking to be one of the most popular ways to celebrate. As the summer heat swelters across the country, a long weekend is the perfect way to make the most of it all. Unsurprisingly, the Whitsundays look to be one of the most sought-after holiday destinations this summer.

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Magic Millions Gallops into the Gold Coast

7th Jan 2014 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

Magic Millions Gallops into the Gold Coast

This month sees the annual Magic Millions Sales and Race Day gallop into the Gold Coast for what is fast becoming one of the greatest racing carnivals and international yearling sales in the world.

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Are Australian's the rudest travellers in the world?

3rd Dec 2013 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

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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Top Hotels in Melbourne

4th Sep 2013 Australia Holiday Destinations

Top Hotels in Melbourne

Melbourne is one of Australia's most popular cities to visit whether for a quick weekend away or an extended holiday. With some of the top hotels in Melbourne, accommodation is easily taken care of, putting you right in to heart of this city's trendy bohemian vibe.

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Property Spotlight: The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

25th Jul 2013 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Property Spotlight: The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

Located on stunning Ka'anapali Beach in Maui, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa is proud to announce two new exciting dining experiences.

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Two New Free Walking Tours in Waikiki

20th Jun 2013 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Two New Free Walking Tours in Waikiki

We're very pleased to announce that our most popular Hawaii accommodation, Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, has just introduced two new walking tours in Waikiki.

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QLD Property Spotlight: Daydream Island Resort

6th Jun 2013 Australia Holiday Destinations

QLD Property Spotlight: Daydream Island Resort

Adding to the already exciting Living Reef experience at Daydream Island Resort & Spa, plans are underway to create more aquatic areas from which to view these fascinating underwater creatures.

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Naviti Firing On All Cylinders

5th Dec 2012 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Naviti Firing On All Cylinders

Just a month after a fire damaged parts of the resort, one of Fiji's most popular Coral Coast tourist resorts is already getting back on its feet.

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Fiji Property Spotlight: Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa

13th Nov 2012 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji Property Spotlight: Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa

The 5 star accommodation experience of the Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa has just stepped up a notch as the resort welcomes new Executive Chef Ofir Yudilevich to the food and beverage team.

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Air Pacific Rebrands As Fiji Airways

30th Oct 2012 Travel News Pacific Holiday Destinations

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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Fiji Property Spotlight: Naviti Resort Fiji

23rd Oct 2012 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji Property Spotlight: Naviti Resort Fiji

Christmas is only 9 weeks away. It's a scary thought for some but for others it's a time for celebration. The shops are beginning to put on their holiday season best, Santa's making his list and checking it twice and the Naviti Resort Fiji...

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Fiji Property Spotlight: Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

9th Oct 2012 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji Property Spotlight: Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

One of our standout Fijian properties, Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort offers 5 star accommodation and is renowned for its unbelievable range of onsite facilities.

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Fiji Tops List of World's Best Family Holiday Destination

2nd Oct 2012 Travel News Travel Tips Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji Tops List of World's Best Family Holiday Destination

Fiji has consistently been a top performer when it comes to our most popular, family friendly holiday destinations. Thanks to its friendly and accommodating culture, it's always been our most recommended getaway for families.

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Fiji Property Spotlight: Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa

26th Sep 2012 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji Property Spotlight: Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa

Hilton Fiji Beach Resort and Spa is one of our top accommodation options in Fiji and with a name like Hilton attached to it, it's easy to see why.

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Bali Property Spotlight: Melasti Beach Resort & Spa

11th Sep 2012 Asia Holiday Destinations

Bali Property Spotlight: Melasti Beach Resort & Spa

Despite how much we try to ignore it, Christmas is hurtling toward us at what feels like an increasing speed. It is September after all and the festive season will be here before we know it.

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Bali Property Spotlight: Hard Rock Hotel

4th Sep 2012 Asia Holiday Destinations

Bali Property Spotlight: Hard Rock Hotel

In line with our recent celebrations of some of our most popular properties winning TripAdvisor awards, this week we're also very excited to tell you that the Hard Rock Hotel Bali has won a 2012 Traveller's Choice Award.

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FuramaXclusive Ocean Beach, Seminyak Bali

14th Aug 2012 Asia Holiday Destinations

FuramaXclusive Ocean Beach, Seminyak Bali

FuramaXclusive Ocean Beach, Seminyak Bali has long been a favourite place to stay in Bali with our customers. Although we've always known it's had a lot going for it, we're very pleased to share in celebrating its recent accolade.

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Bali Property Spotlight: Bali Dynasty Resort

31st Jul 2012 Asia Holiday Destinations

Bali Property Spotlight: Bali Dynasty Resort

Bali Dynasty Resort is one of our top performing properties in South Kuta but we suspect it's going to become even more popular with some of the recent high-flying improvements they have made to their onsite facilities.

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South East Asia Attracts Grey Nomads

24th Jul 2012 Travel News Asia Holiday Destinations

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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Property Spotlight: BALI Semara Resort & Spa Seminyak

17th Jul 2012 Asia Holiday Destinations

Property Spotlight: BALI Semara Resort & Spa Seminyak

Having recently celebrated their first birthday, Semara Resort & Spa Seminyak have been busy with a few updates to keep the atmosphere fresh.

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Sea The Difference

10th Jul 2012 Travel News Australia Holiday Destinations

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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Cheap Sunshine Coast Holiday Specials

11th Aug 2011 Australia Holiday Destinations

Cheap Sunshine Coast Holiday Specials

The 7 day weather forecast for the Sunshine Coast is sunny with top temperatures of 20 degrees everyday! Not too shabby for winter weather I'd say! I guess it's easy to see why it's earned its name.

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Hard Rock Hotel Bali

24th Jun 2011 Asia Holiday Destinations

Hard Rock Hotel Bali

The Hard Rock Hotel Bali has just undergone a refurbishment and revitalisation project over the last 8 months and we're pleased to announce it is now fully complete!

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Le Meridien Phuket Resort

17th Jun 2011 Asia Holiday Destinations

Le Meridien Phuket Resort

On the West Coast of Phuket lays a secluded cove of lush gardens, pristine beaches and the crystal waters of the Andaman Sea. It is here you'll find some of the most popular accommodation in Phuket, if not Thailand, Le Meridien Phuket Resort.

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Palm Cove Accommodation

13th May 2011 Australia Holiday Destinations

Palm Cove Accommodation

Nestled on Queensland's north coast between Cairns and Port Douglas, Palm Cove is a relaxed coastal town and tourist hot spot comprising of 1.5 km of tropical beachfront, the majestic mountains of the Great Dividing Range.

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Melbourne Holidays

15th Apr 2011 Australia Holiday Destinations

Melbourne Holidays

In conjunction with Tourism Australia, two well-known French lifestyle bloggers visited Victoria in March. Seen as trend setters in France, they have already generated a fair bit of coverage with many positive comments from other French bloggers.

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Vanuatu Accommodation

8th Apr 2011 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Vanuatu Accommodation

A great way to take advantage of this while staying comfortably close to home is to visit Vanuatu. Steeped in a rich, ancient history and with some of the most amazing natural beauty on Earth.

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SPOTLIGHT: The Haven, Seminyak - Bali

31st Mar 2011 Asia Holiday Destinations

SPOTLIGHT: The Haven, Seminyak - Bali

As the rainy season draws to a close, we're coming in to the ideal months to visit Bali so this week we have the spotlight on one of our recommended and very popular places to stay in Seminyak.

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Fiji Accommodation

25th Mar 2011 Pacific Holiday Destinations

Fiji Accommodation

Fiji is just one of those places that as soon as you hear the name you can't help but imagine sun drenched white sandy beaches, crystal clear brilliant blue water, warm friendly locals and a lush green island oasis.

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Townsville Holidays

18th Mar 2011 Australia Holiday Destinations

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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JUST ANNOUNCED: Villas in Bali

4th Mar 2011 Travel News Asia Holiday Destinations

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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Jayakarta Bali

19th Jan 2009 Asia Holiday Destinations

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 Australia Holiday Destinations

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 Asia Holiday Destinations

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 Australia Holiday Destinations

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 Pacific Holiday Destinations

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 Pacific Holiday Destinations

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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