Sep 1 2014

The Sun Is Shining On Queensland Tourism

Kellie Carty

It’s the first day of spring and Brisbane certainly knows how to celebrate a change in season! The sun is shining and it’s a comfortable 22 degrees right now, so how fitting it is that Flight Centre has a new agreement to boost tourism … Continue reading

Sep 1 2014

How To Do New York City In A Heartbeat

Rachel Surgeoner

New York! New York! The city so nice, they named it twice. Regardless of how much time you have in New York City, there are endless possibilities to eat, drink, shop, and get your dose of culture in the city that quite literally never … Continue reading

Aug 31 2014

Luxury & Landscapes With Rocky Mountaineer

Tracy Fitzgerald

The Rocky Mountaineer is a luxury train service that ventures through one of the most beautiful parts of the world – the stunning landscape of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. There are various routes and levels of service that travellers can take and plenty of … Continue reading

Aug 30 2014

Australian Island Escapes Within Arm’s Reach

Neha Kale

Glittering ocean, uncluttered beaches, apricot sunsets… there’s a reason why retreating to an island is an instant cure for frazzled nerves! From the wildlife paradise of Kangaroo Island in South Australia to the relaxed island vibe of Rottnest in Western Australia, these holidays are … Continue reading

Aug 29 2014

The Top 5 Reasons To Visit Germany

Mike Tuckerman

Germany gets a bad rap in some quarters. Its residents are unfriendly and the language harsh, should you choose to believe the stereotypes. In reality, Germany is a vibrant destination teeming with some of Europe’s most exciting cities, eye-catching scenery and enough cultural pursuits … Continue reading

Aug 28 2014

Local Love: 5 Western Australia Wonders

Flight Centre's Guest Bloggers

We’ve seen some must-visit spots in Melbourne and perused a few of Sydney’s most iconic sights. This time in our “Local Love” series we look to the far reaches of Western Australia and ask WA photographer Paul Pichugin for his five favourite places across the … Continue reading

Aug 27 2014

4 Remarkable Adventure Travel Experiences

Ben Stower

Here’s a little thing about travel: only you decide how far you’re willing to go to make each experience unique and memorable. You can book the holiday, take the flights, but still choose the ‘safe’ confines of Western comforts for the remainder of your … Continue reading

Aug 26 2014

Electronic Devices Now Approved Gate-To-Gate On Virgin Australia & Qantas Domestic Flights

Jason Dutton-Smith

Flying domestically in Australia has reached new heights today, with the latest announcement from CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) authorising the use of personal electronic devices from the time of boarding to the time of disembarkation. Simply put, you can now use your phones, … Continue reading

Aug 25 2014

Set Your Soul On Fire At Burning Man Festival

Ashton Rigg

Do you dream of getting off the grid? Letting your cares and your Smartphone fall by the wayside? This is what Nevada’s annual Burning Man Festival offers – escape, if only for seven short days. Some call Burning Man the epitome of arts and … Continue reading

Aug 24 2014

Dive into Fiji’s Underwater Worlds

Marina Barbaro

The waters of Fiji will beckon you with sparkling sapphire brilliance and the promise of underwater delights. It’s a diver’s paradise with an array of options on hand. If it’s an easy dive or a quick snorkel you want, you won’t have to travel … Continue reading

Aug 23 2014

Hop Into These British Columbia Hot Springs

Annisa Dharma

British Columbia (BC) is home to some of the most beautiful hot springs in the Northern Hemisphere. From mineral baths and thermal caverns to cold plunge pools and saunas, the Canadian province’s hot springs are a local treasure. With some located only an hour … Continue reading

Aug 22 2014

Local Love: 5 New South Wales Sights to Savour

Flight Centre's Guest Bloggers

Are you loving our Local Love series? After seeing some Victorian highlights from the eyes of a local Melbournite, this time we venture north to New South Wales to glimpse the state as seen by Sydney-based photographer Taylah Nilsson. From the iconic sails of … Continue reading

Aug 21 2014

Less Predictable Italian Summer Holidays

Rachel Surgeoner

When my friends and I arrived in Polignano a Mare for an Italian summer holiday, we found ourselves living the dream in a charming sleepy seaside village where Italians come to holiday – not pale English tourists! Every deli, restaurant and gelataria was surprised … Continue reading

Aug 20 2014

3-Day Guides For Your Next Long Weekend

Ashton Rigg

The second half of our calendar year may not be teeming with public holidays, but there are still a few golden opportunities to take an RDO. Australian’s favourite holiday hubs are more than ready to keep you busy for a few days at a … Continue reading

Aug 19 2014

Say ‘Bonjour’ To Montreal

Mike Tuckerman

With its picturesque location on the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Ottawa rivers, you could be forgiven for thinking that Montreal is a pretty riverfront city just like any other. Yet this prominent Canadian city is especially distinctive for another reason – it’s … Continue reading

Aug 18 2014

See The Top End The James Bond Way With Outback Wrangler Matt Wright

Rachel Surgeoner

A hoard of ‘Flighties’ (Flight Centre employees) were recently let loose on the Northern Territory to explore the wonders of our sunburnt land. One of the unanimous highlights for many was spending half a day at Matt Wright’s Outback Floatplane Adventures. You might recognise … Continue reading

Aug 17 2014

A Practical Guide To Canada’s 10 Provinces

Rowena Ryan

As the second-largest country in the world, Canada is incredibly diverse. Its landscape ranges from dramatic mountains to the flats of the prairies, so how do you know where to go when there’s so much choice? Here is a practical guide to Canada’s 10 … Continue reading

Aug 16 2014

What’s On The Horizon For P&O Cruises In 2015?

Lucy Sutton

If your bucket list includes setting sail on a luxurious cruise (and whose doesn’t?), P&O Cruises’ 2015-16 season is well worth a look. Whether you have a few weeks to spare or just a few days, there’s bound to be a P&O cruise that’s … Continue reading

Aug 15 2014

Fairytale Locations: 5 Places That Helped Inspire Disney Movies

Ben Stower

The magic of Disney and Disney-Pixar films has been felt across generations, but where do these incredibly creative people source some of the inspiration for their movies? From the world’s equally majestic natural and man-made places, of course. Travelling the world to seek out … Continue reading

Aug 14 2014

What You Need To Know About Travel Insurance

Kellie Carty

Snowboarding, skiing and scooter-ing are just a few of the most common accidents that can result in hefty medical bills and hit your back pocket without the proper insurance coverage. Across the board at Cover-More, medical expenses are the most common and most expensive … Continue reading