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Why do Aussies really take holidays?

2nd Jul 2019 Travel Tips Travel Stats & Surveys

Why do Aussies really take holidays?

It’s no surprise that Aussies love to travel. In fact, we’re known for it worldwide. Everywhere you go, no matter how far or obscure, you can always guarantee you’ll run into another Aussie traveller. Whether it’s lying on the beach in Thailand, or exploring the local villages in Vietnam, travel is in our blood and its part of our culture. We travel far and wide, for a good time and for a long time, but the question is why?

Why do Aussies really take holidays?

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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 54% 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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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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5 Simple Steps To Beat Jet Lag

10th Apr 2019 Travel Tips

5 Simple Steps To Beat Jet Lag

Whether you’re a seasoned globetrotter or first time flyer, it's likely you'll experience jet lag at some point throughout your travels. Jet lag occurs when your circadian rhythm (body clock) is out of whack. Your body thinks it's in a different time zone, when it's physically somewhere else, so it gets confused, restless and a little silly. While there's no quick cure or magic pill to avoid jet lag completely, there are some simple steps you can take to help minimise the effects. Read on to discover our top 5 ways to beat jet lag.

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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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How To Be An Ethical Holiday Shopper

12th Mar 2019 Travel Tips

How To Be An Ethical Holiday Shopper

The global souvenir industry is worth hundreds of millions of dollars and acts as a vital source of income for many countries around the world. For many of us, souvenir shopping is also a major part of our holiday experience. Whether it's to collect holiday keepsakes, interact with the local culture, or buy gifts for friends and family, souvenir shopping is a popular way to create holiday memories and buy items we couldn’t necessarily obtain back home. But, have you ever thought about where the souvenirs really come from? Are the products that you're buying truly supporting the local economy, or are they undermining local craftsman and businesses?

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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 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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How To Achieve All Of Your New Years Resolutions By Travelling More

29th Jan 2019 Travel Tips

How To Achieve All Of Your New Years Resolutions By Travelling More

As the silly season winds down and February fast approaches, many have already forgotten those ambitious New Year's resolutions made over one too many cocktails on New Years Eve. Whether your resolutions were to exercise more, de-clutter, save for that house deposit or spend more time with loved ones, it's not too late to fulfill those resolutions and actually achieve a lot more than you think. It doesn’t need to be difficult or overwhelming by any means, and it can be done with one simple solution. Here’s how you can achieve all of your New Years Resolutions by travelling more.

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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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What Are The Cheapest & Most Expensive Times to Fly?

2nd Jan 2019 Travel Tips

What Are The Cheapest & Most Expensive Times to Fly?

Many budget conscious travellers rely on savvy airfare shopping to save on the cost of a holiday. While some like to hedge their bets and nab a discounted airfare with a last minute seat filler, others prefer to book far in advance rather than risk price hikes due to limited availability. Of course, the seasonality of flight prices also makes it difficult to find the best dates for your holiday.

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How To Maximise Your 2019 Holiday Leave

21st Dec 2018 Travel Tips

How To Maximise Your 2019 Holiday Leave

Do you ever find yourself dreaming of more holidays? Wondering how on earth you're going to see the world with just 20 days of annual leave? Contemplating if you should just quit your job, pack your bags and head straight to the airport? Well there's no need to worry, because with some careful and strategic planning you can turn those 20 days in to 45+ days, allowing enough time for 4 international escapes and a couple of cheeky weekend getaways.

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Summer vs Winter Christmas Showdown

19th Dec 2018 Travel Tips

Summer vs Winter Christmas Showdown

Its the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas day is almost here, and there's a little more magic in the air than usual. Depending on where you are in the world Christmas is celebrated a little differently. For those in the Northern hemisphere, Christmas means rugging up with every item of warm clothing in your wardrobe and staying nice and cosy indoors. However, in the Southern Hemisphere, Christmas is all about spending days in the sun, having BBQ's by the beach with and sipping on some ice cold beers.

Both Winter and Summer Christmas have their own unique traditions and festivities, but the question is... which does it better? Read on to discover our Winter vs Summer Christmas showdown and you be the judge!

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Last Minute Gift Guide For the Travel Addict In Your Life

17th Dec 2018 Travel Tips

Last Minute Gift Guide For the Travel Addict In Your Life

With less than two weeks until Christmas, the countdown is officially on and it's time to step up your gift giving game. If you've got someone in your life who loves travel and adventure, forget the scented candles, socks and undies this year and gift then something they will actually love. Stuck for ideas? Check out our last minute gift guide for the travel addict in your life.

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5 Wacky Christmas Traditions From Around The World

13th Dec 2018 Travel Tips

5 Wacky Christmas Traditions From Around The World

Ahh Christmas… it's that special time of year where we celebrate with our loved ones, forget that calories actually exist and indulge in some seriously delicious roast turkey. It's all about decorating the tree, cracking open the bon bons and eating fried caterpillars… wait what?

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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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5 Natural Landscapes So Incredible You Won't Believe They’re Real

6th Nov 2018 Travel Tips

5 Natural Landscapes So Incredible You Won't Believe They’re Real

The world is full of endless magical natural wonders that appear as though they are straight out of a fairy-tale. From spectacular snow-capped mountains and ice-covered lakes to tropical turquoise waters and technicolour coral reefs, mother nature is oh so stunning. So, whether you're planning your next holiday escape, or just need some travel inspiration we've compiled a list of 5 natural landscapes so incredible you won't believe they’re real.

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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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So What Exactly Is Oktoberfest And Why Do Australians Love It So Much?

10th Oct 2018 Travel Tips

So What Exactly Is Oktoberfest And Why Do Australians Love It So Much?

Australians love any excuse for a party whether it’s a BBQ at a mate's place, or inside a beer hall dressed in a dirndl, Australians love to get together and celebrate life! So, it's no surprise that we love Oktoberfest! Boasting endless amounts of beer, vibrant celebrations and all you can eat giant pretzels, Oktoberfest is a spectacular German festival that Australians just can't get enough of.

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How To Avoid Getting Sick On Holiday

12th Sep 2018 Travel Tips

How To Avoid Getting Sick On Holiday

Travel has a reputation of testing our immune system. Different foods & drinks, lack of sleep, sun exposure and new environments can really take its toll on our bodies. However, with a few simple tricks you can stay healthy and spend your travels feeling fresh and eager to explore. Here are our top tips for how to avoid getting sick on holiday.

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How To Maintain Healthy Habits On Holiday

7th Sep 2018 Travel Tips

How To Maintain Healthy Habits On Holiday

One of the best things about travel is the opportunity to indulge on local cuisines and treat yourself as you unwind and relax. However, it can be easy to give in to temptations, overindulge at the buffet and forget that calories do actually count. When returning home, it can feel as though we have really let ourselves go and fallen out of routine. But don’t worry, maintaining healthy habits while travelling isn’t as scary as it sounds, and you can do it while still enjoying yourself. Here are our top tips for maintaining healthy habits on holiday.

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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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How To Travel With Others (And Keep Your Relationships Intact)

20th Aug 2018 Travel Tips

How To Travel With Others (And Keep Your Relationships Intact)

Arguably the only thing better than finally exploring your dream destination is to experience it with the ones you love most. This said, it's not uncommon for seemingly perfect companionships to dissolve on the road. Read on for our simple measures to ensure you land back home with relationships that are stronger than ever.

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Top Tips For Travelling With Kids

10th Aug 2018 Travel Tips

Top Tips For Travelling With Kids

At TravelOnline HQ we love family travel. We love the intense periods of bonding, the challenges and unanticipated stories that weave themselves into family lore (hindsight is a wonderful thing). We love the friendships made in the resort pool, the funny food and watching their capacity to adapt grow. For our first-timers we’ve compiled our top tips for travelling with kids

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Slow Down and Save

26th Jul 2018 Travel Tips

Slow Down and Save

The slow travel trend can seem a little daunting and inaccessible at first. On the contrary, slowing down offers many opportunities to save. For those interested, we’ve broken down the savings you can expect from a holiday that finds pleasure in leisure.

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4 'Must Try' Local Travel Experiences

17th Jul 2018 Travel Tips

4 'Must Try' Local Travel Experiences

One of the best things about travel is how it can bring the world closer, connect cultures and highlight just how much more we have in common than we may have realised. When heading abroad we like to find a tour or activity that will bring us in contact with locals and introduce us to a side of the country we may not otherwise have noticed. Here you’ll find a few ideas as to how you can pull back the veil and discover the rich stories beneath.

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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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What Do People Mean When They Talk About 'Slow Travel'?

2nd Jul 2018 Travel Tips

What Do People Mean When They Talk About 'Slow Travel'?

Checking out from daily life, holidays are about rejuvenation. We head away to release built-up stress, to seek a change of scene and learn from unfamiliar experiences. Slow travel is about opting for indepth experiences rather than hitting the most sights; it’s about getting to know new cultures and learning their perspective. When slowing down we avoid travel fatigue, we foster rich memories and we actually get the chance to relax and simply do nothing at all.

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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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A Short Guide To Sustainable Travel

6th Jun 2018 Travel Tips

A Short Guide To Sustainable Travel

2017 was dubbed the International Year of Sustainable Tourism, but now it’s over, what have we learnt and how can we ensure that this is a trend that’s here to stay? Read on for just some of the things you and your travel companions can do next time you head on holiday.

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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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Travelling With Kids: Our Favourite Nomadic Families

9th May 2018 Travel Tips

Travelling With Kids: Our Favourite Nomadic Families

It's one of those dreams that often remains just that, a dream. Sell everything, pack up and head out into the world. When kids come along, that dream just floats a little further beyond reach. In reality, could you keep moving in perpetuity? For families with a dream to escape (if even for a weekend), this is the place to start.

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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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Solo Travel Is On The Rise: Why You Should Consider Travelling Alone This Year

23rd Apr 2018 Travel News Travel Tips

Solo Travel Is On The Rise: Why You Should Consider Travelling Alone This Year

In just two years, the number of people Googling solo travel has increased by 40% according to Solo Traveller. Similarly, one in four people admit to planning a solo adventure for 2018. So who are these people taking the plunge? According to one survey, this is a female-led movement with 72.4% of women sharing a desire to travel alone while only 27.6% of men are willing to do the same.

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6 of Our Favourite Travel Instagrams To Follow

17th Apr 2018 Travel Tips

6 of Our Favourite Travel Instagrams To Follow

Dreaming of far away places is what we do here at TravelOnline. Curating the ultimate holidays, complete with azure blue waters and plenty of time for pool-side cocktails, we’re tirelessly negotiating the best island package getaways and awe-inspiring destinations for your next escape. Here we’ve compiled some of our favourite digital travellers and destination guides, inspiring us through the working week.

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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

14th Feb 2018 Travel Tips

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

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

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5 Travel Resolutions You Can Actually Stick To This Year

17th Jan 2018 Travel Tips

5 Travel Resolutions You Can Actually Stick To This Year

We’re already through the first two weeks of the new year and if you’re anything like us, those well-intentioned resolutions you made on the first of January are already far behind you. Perhaps the hot summer days have you sucking back slurpees and crushing the sugar-free plans you had for 2018. Perhaps your resolution was a little too ambitious or perhaps you just couldn’t be bothered? Whatever the case may be, often the reason we fail to stick to our New Year’s resolutions is because they’re just too hard. However if your plans for 2018 involve more travel, there are a few little habits you can get into that are guaranteed to improve your holiday experience. Here are 5 travel resolutions you can actually stick to.

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Top 5 Cocktails of Summer

3rd Jan 2018 Travel Tips

Top 5 Cocktails of Summer

Cocktails have been a part of travel for longer than you may think. In fact, as far back as WWII, returned servicemen have been bringing home rum-soaked recipes for navy grog and other tropical delights from their journeys to the Pacific. Although these days, we associate tropical cocktail menus with relaxing beach holidays.

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Top 5 Ways To Survive The Christmas Holidays

20th Dec 2017 Travel Tips

Top 5 Ways To Survive The Christmas Holidays

Christmas is one of the most popular times to travel, after all it’s when most people get time off work. Tis the season to spoil yourself and those you love, so a little break is a great way to spend quality time with the family. Holidays should be relaxing, however travelling with family, particularly at Christmas time, isn’t always the most relaxing experience. Whether the whole family is heading overseas or just living it up in a holiday house by the beach, tensions can run high. We’re here to rescue you from a grinchy Christmas with our top 5 tips on how to survive the holidays with family and friends.

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10 Travel Traditions You Need To Start Doing Right Now

6th Dec 2017 Travel Tips

10 Travel Traditions You Need To Start Doing Right Now

As Christmas carols start to fill the shopping centres and strange bearded men sit children upon their knee for the annual family photo, there’s no denying that Christmas time is near. It’s a time of year that is synonymous with tradition, however with annual leave fast approaching, we can’t help but be thinking of traditions of a different kind. Whether big or small, travel traditions are the perfect way to create lasting memories on every trip you take.

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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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10 Ways Travelling Makes You A Better Person

8th Nov 2017 Travel Tips

10 Ways Travelling Makes You A Better Person

There are many excuses we tell ourselves that hold us back from travelling. We often tell ourselves that we don’t have the time, or the money, or the motivation to plan it all. However these excuses are only true if we allow them to be. Holiday packages can take the hassle out of booking, forgoing that expensive coffee every day will soon add up to a decent chunk of savings and the only time you have is now so it pays to make time to travel. Travelling improves your life in so many ways and what it gives back to you is worth so much more than just the cost of your trip. Just in case you needed a little reminder, we’ve put together a list of 10 ways travelling makes you a better person.

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10 Tips for Surviving Long Haul Flights

1st Nov 2017 Travel Tips

10 Tips for Surviving Long Haul Flights

Australians are some of the most well-travelled people on earth and despite having a pretty great country of our own, there’s nothing we love more than getting out and exploring the rest of the word. Still, our little island is quite a ways away from some of our favourite holiday destinations and long hours of flying are often required to reach our vacation destinations. While you can’t really control your fellow passengers or the affect they have on you, there is certainly plenty you can do for yourself to make a long plane ride much more agreeable so we've put together are our top 10 tips for surviving long haul flights.

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5 Ways to Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

18th Oct 2017 Travel Tips

5 Ways to Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

It seems everyone dreams of amazing journeys and is mentally preparing some kind of travel bucket list that’s packed with potentially life-changing trips all over the globe. However money, career and family commitments can all impact your ability to make those dreams a reality…at least for now. Still, that doesn’t mean that you need to miss out on the wonders of being a tourist. Why not share the love a little closer to home?

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5 Tips To Get Through Airport Security Faster

11th Oct 2017 Travel Tips

5 Tips To Get Through Airport Security Faster

Airport security is perhaps the least enjoyable aspect of travelling and with security on the increase in airports all over the world, it’s only getting more and more time consuming. Wait times at security check points can get a bit ridiculous, particularly at busy airports, and if you’re cutting it fine to make your flight it can mean the beginning of your holiday is far more stressful than it needs to be. As experienced travellers, we know that getting through airport security is a refined science so we’ve put together the top five tips to get you through airport security faster.

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Snorkelling v Scuba Diving: Which Is Better?

23rd Aug 2017 Travel Tips

Snorkelling v Scuba Diving: Which Is Better?

Tropical island holiday destinations are famous for their snorkelling and diving opportunities, but if you’re new to the game you may not know which option is for you. However, after flying in over that crystal clear water and being able to see the coral reefs that rest below the surface, the one thing you do know is that you’ve got to get down there to check it out. One of the biggest Hawaii attractions is the crystal clear water that’s just begging to be explored. Still if you’ve never snorkelled or dived, you might be struggling to decide which you should give a try.

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Top 5 Tips To Help You Stay Safe At Home & Away

9th Aug 2017 Travel Tips

Top 5 Tips To Help You Stay Safe At Home & Away

With the end of winter in sight, we can’t be the only ones whose thoughts are turning to summer holiday plans. While it’s more fun to think about kicking back on the beach without a care in the world, there are some important safety tips to consider when you’re travelling. It’s not just about staying safe while you’re abroad, it’s also important to ensure you keep your home safe while you’re away. If you’re not careful, you might find yourself in a situation that stings more than your sunburn. We’ve put together these 5 tips to help you have the safest holiday yet.

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How has travel changed your life?

2nd Aug 2017 Travel Tips

How has travel changed your life?

Travelling is more than just a holiday. It truly can change your life. Whether it celebrates a milestone in your life or signifies financial or emotional freedom, it can represent so much more than a break from the mundane. Perhaps it provided you with a job that has changed your life, perhaps it helped you to move past a difficult time or perhaps it just helped you to meet someone special. Whatever travel means to you, we want to know how it changed your life. So we put it out on social media and asked the question, how as travel changed your life? Here are some of the responses we got, some of them are pretty incredible!

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Where Can Your Tax Return Take You?

26th Jul 2017 Travel Tips

Where Can Your Tax Return Take You?

It’s that time of year again. You’ve been collecting your receipts for months and now those little slips of paper will hopefully score you a refund from the tax man. If you’re like us then you’ve probably already been dreaming about how you’ll spend your tax return. Forget about paying off your credit card (as if), don’t settle for small – dream big!

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The Great Tech Escape

19th Jul 2017 Travel News Travel Tips

The Great Tech Escape

While remaining connected on holidays is vital for some (how else are you going to make your friends and family jealous?), for many, technology is an unwelcome intrusion into their down time. Baby Boomers in particular show a clear preference for unplugging from the digital world when on holiday.

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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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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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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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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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Summer Holidays: The Top 5 Ways To Save

19th Oct 2016 Travel Tips

Summer Holidays: The Top 5 Ways To Save

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

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Top Tips for Travelling While Pregnant

5th Oct 2016 Travel Tips

Top Tips for Travelling While Pregnant

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

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

29th Jun 2016 Travel Tips

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

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

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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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How To Avoid Online Travel Scams

8th Jun 2016 Travel Tips

How To Avoid Online Travel Scams

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

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Top 5 Mother's Day Travel Experiences

27th Apr 2016 Travel Tips

Top 5 Mother's Day Travel Experiences

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to say thanks mum for everything you’ve done. While in previous years a bunch of flowers and a box of chocolates might have done the trick, this year that’s just not going to cut it. Besides, after spending some of the best years of her life dedicated to you, she deserves something special. Mums often sacrifice on things for themselves in order to give their children more and it’s about time you showed her how much you really appreciate that. So to give you a helping hand, we’ve put together the top 5 mother’s day travel experiences.

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Top 5 Tips for First Time Family Ski Holidays

13th Apr 2016 Travel Tips

Top 5 Tips for First Time Family Ski Holidays

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

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Pack Smart: Suitcase Packing Made Easy

16th Mar 2016 Travel Tips

Pack Smart: Suitcase Packing Made Easy

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

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10 Reasons You Need To Travel More

9th Mar 2016 Travel Tips

10 Reasons You Need To Travel More

Some people are born with the gypsy gene, never spending too long in the one place and spending their lives looking for new places and experiences. Others spend all year planning a grand annual family holiday and some just like to enjoy quick weekend getaways or an extra few days here and there exploring somewhere new tacked onto the end of a business trip. Regardless of your travel style, there are so many reasons to go somewhere new and experience somewhere different. Here are just 10 reasons why you need to travel more.

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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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How To Save Money On Cruises

3rd Feb 2016 Travel Tips Cruises

How To Save Money On Cruises

Cruises are pretty well known as one of the best options for easy and affordable holidays. In fact, they’re one of very few travel options that include all of your accommodation, transport, meals and sometimes even drinks for a fraction of what it would cost to book all of the above separately on a regular land-based holiday. However there are even more ways to save when it comes to cruise deals, so we’ve put together some of the easiest ways to save money on cruises.

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Best & Worst Days to Travel Over Christmas

22nd Dec 2015 Travel News Travel Tips

Best & Worst Days to Travel Over Christmas

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

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Top 10 Ways to Save Money While on Holiday

13th Oct 2015 Travel Tips

Top 10 Ways to Save Money While on Holiday

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

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Top 5 Cocktails of Summer

7th Jan 2015 Travel Tips

Top 5 Cocktails of Summer

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

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How To Survive The Christmas Holidays

9th Dec 2013 Travel Tips

How To Survive The Christmas Holidays

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

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Top 10 Tips for Sleeping on a Plane

18th Nov 2013 Travel Tips

Top 10 Tips for Sleeping on a Plane

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

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School Holidays Travel Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

30th Aug 2013 Travel Tips Infographics

School Holidays Travel Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

Whether you find yourself counting down to the school holidays or counting down to their end, the truth remains that for about 14 weeks of the year your kids will be at home and looking for some fun. We've included some helpful holiday suggestions for each season so you can chase the sun, enjoy the best deals and keep the kids entertained at the same time.

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How to Spend Your Tax Refund [INFOGRAPHIC]

8th Aug 2013 Travel Tips Infographics

How to Spend Your Tax Refund [INFOGRAPHIC]

It's that time of year when the tax man comes knocking and for some of you that might not be a bad thing, but for others it could mean no refund or worse still - having to pay some back! If you're like the rest of us then you've probably already given some thought to how you'd like to spend your tax refund...

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Fiji vs Bali Holiday Showdown [INFOGRAPHIC]

25th Jul 2013 Travel Tips Infographics

Fiji vs Bali Holiday Showdown [INFOGRAPHIC]

When thinking about going on holidays, you're often torn between more than one destination. Fiji and Bali have long been considered similar enough in the holiday stakes and are often presented as the most popular holiday destinations for Australians.

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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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Destination Weddings More Popular Than Ever

18th Sep 2012 Travel News Travel Tips

Destination Weddings More Popular Than Ever

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

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Don't Lose Precious Holiday Time Due To Illness

28th Aug 2012 Travel Tips

Don't Lose Precious Holiday Time Due To Illness

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

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