Sep 19 2014

Tangalooma Island Resort – The Perfect School Holiday Escape

Helen Alexander

The September school holidays are here again and, before you know it, our trees will be trimmed and stockings hung at the ready. Wondering where to take the kids for this year’s summer holiday? Tangalooma has activities for every age group, including plenty of … Continue reading

Sep 18 2014

The Countdown Is On To Rugby World Cup 2015

Mike Tuckerman

The countdown is on! With just a year to go before Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off in front of a capacity crowd at Twickenham, now’s the time to start planning your trip to one of world sport’s most eagerly anticipated events. And with … Continue reading

Sep 17 2014

Chicago: A Food Lover’s Kind Of Town

Kasey Clark

Cuisine in the ‘Windy City’ runs the whole gamut, boasting menus of many diverse ethnicities. These range from food trucks and cheap eats to fine dining and upmarket degustation experiences. You’ll never be at a loss to find delicious and varied food in Chicago … Continue reading

Sep 16 2014

Qantas To Launch Direct Flights To Canada

Ben Stower

Qantas has continued to revamp its fleet services, announcing today that it will run six non-stop return flights between Sydney and Vancouver during January 2015. Australian skiers and boarders, along with general travellers, will benefit from easier and quicker air travel to Canada’s ski … Continue reading

Sep 16 2014

A Day at Los Angeles’ Venice Beach

Tracy Fitzgerald

Venice Beach is as American as apple pie and a trip to Los Angeles isn’t complete without paying the area a visit. Check out the iconic bodybuilders training in the outdoor gym, watch the quirky and creative activity along the boardwalk and stroll through the … Continue reading

Sep 15 2014

How To Spend A Long Weekend In Auckland

Ashton Rigg

There’s a lot to love about Auckland: rolling volcanic cones tempt your inner child to roll down their grassy slopes; man-made structures coax out the adrenaline junkie in even the most timid traveller; and inner-city precincts brim with chances to shop, sip and savour. … Continue reading

Sep 14 2014

5 Must-Eats In New Orleans

Lucy Sutton

Everything about New Orleans oozes sumptuousness – from the humid climate to the architecture, to the hot jazz music and the non-stop parties. Of course, food is no different. Each trademark dish in New Orleans offers a new flavour experience found nowhere else on … Continue reading

Sep 13 2014

Plan Your Great Ocean Road Trip

Kasey Clark

Victoria’s Great Ocean Road is one of the most picturesque drives in Australia. You can stop wherever and whenever the mood strikes you along this coastal stretch, discovering countless highlights and hidden gems. The Great Ocean Road, on Victoria’s southeast coast, extends approximately 250 … Continue reading

Sep 12 2014

How To Cycle San Francisco

Tracy Fitzgerald

Cycling is truly one of the best ways to get around San Francisco. The weather is perfect, the scenery is stunning and there’s a real respect for cyclists. Most public transport is also equipped for bikes, so you can catch a lift if you … Continue reading

Sep 11 2014

Qantas Gains Additional Routes To & Within Canada

Ben Stower

Flying your way to and within Canada has just been made easier thanks to Qantas’ codeshare agreement with Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet, providing more than 20 new routes. This means that as of October 15, if you’re flying with Qantas to Honolulu or Los Angeles, … Continue reading

Sep 11 2014

Paradise Found: Kaua’i, Hawaii

Millie Yervantian

There are so many reasons to love Hawaii. Sipping Mai Tais on a banana lounge watching the sun set with the smell of coconut oil wafting through the air of Waikiki, Oahu is one. However, my love for Hawaii has taken on a whole … Continue reading

Sep 10 2014

Made On Bruny Island: A Gourmet Food Trail

Anna Howard

For some, Tasmania is regarded as the end of the earth but, for those in the know, it’s just the beginning of many wonderful adventures. Among the incredible national parks, cultural gems and historic sites is a bounty of gourmet providores and a dining scene … Continue reading

Sep 9 2014

Local Love: 5 Places Where Queensland Shines

Flight Centre's Guest Bloggers

For the final installment of our “local love” series, looking at the Australian states through the eyes of local photographers, we asked Brisbane-based photographer Reichlyn “Rikes” Aguilar to share five of her favourite spots in Queensland. From star speckled-skies to undersea playgrounds, Reichlyn captures … Continue reading

Sep 8 2014

Disney 101 – Expert Advice For The Happiest Holiday On Earth

Flight Centre's Guest Bloggers

One of Aleesha Bishop’s life goals was to visit all of the Disneyland/Disneyworld parks in the world during her twenties - from Anaheim to Tokyo, Florida to Paris. Outstandingly, she achieved that very goal and, in doing so, learned how to make the most of … Continue reading

Sep 7 2014

Fiji’s Majestic Mamanuca Islands

Marina Barbaro

By all means, savour the Fijian welcome as you step into the arrivals hall at Nadi International Airport, but don’t dally too long. The magic of Fiji’s Mamanuca Islands is waiting for you. Twenty islands make up this majestic string of isles jutting out … Continue reading

Sep 6 2014

Get Adventurous In Las Vegas: A Thrillseeker’s Guide

Kasey Clark

Las Vegas likes to do things on a big scale: big casinos, big shows, big buffets. So it’s no surprise that you can find big adventures here, too – both on and off the famous Las Vegas Strip. It’s time to up the ante … Continue reading

Sep 5 2014

6 Great Destinations For Bonding With Dad

Ben Stower

Father-bonding memories hold a special place in our hearts, right up there with your first kiss or the first time your child spoke. This coming Sunday is Father’s Day, and although there’s a lot of emphasis on celebrating dads on this particular day, connecting … Continue reading

Sep 4 2014

Wellcamp Welcomes You To Toowoomba

Rachel Surgeoner

Yesterday QantasLink announced they will commence 11 weekly flights from Sydney to Brisbane’s West Wellcamp Airport in Toowoomba. This is big news for country folk and city dwellers alike. Did you know that Toowoomba is Australia’s second largest inland city after Canberra? Just about … Continue reading

Sep 4 2014

Your Guide To Round The World Flights

Mike Tuckerman

Have you ever wanted to pack it all in and get away for a while? One of the best ways to do just that is on a Round The World ticket, enjoying multiple stopovers on a long-haul adventure across the globe. It may sound … Continue reading

Sep 3 2014

Local Love: 5 Unforgettable Tassie Sights

Flight Centre's Guest Bloggers

Continuing our series looking through the eyes of local photographers across Australia, we come to the southernmost state of them all: Tasmania. Tassie local Kathryn Leahy has been capturing beautiful moments around the Apple Isle and shared five of her favourites with us, proving … Continue reading