Travel News

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Region’s unlikely benefit from two border closures

premium_icon Region’s unlikely benefit from two border closures

Faced with two borders blocked, the Tweed’s holiday parks have found an unusual positive amid the pandemic.

Is virtual reality the new frontier of tourism?

premium_icon Is virtual reality the new frontier of tourism?

SOUTHERN Cross University experts believe virtual reality and augmented reality could hold the key to the future of travel.

Police warn of strong border compliance measures

premium_icon Police warn of strong border compliance measures

POLICE remind anyone without an exemption will be turned back if trying to enter NSW from Victoria.

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Aussies warned not to go to China as US moves on popular app

premium_icon Aussies warned not to go to China as US moves on popular app

New travel advice has been issued for Australians travelling to China, while the US is the latest country to consider banning a wildly popular Chinese app.

Tue 7 Jul 2020

‘Amazing’ Sea World ride will open on this date

premium_icon ‘Amazing’ Sea World ride will open on this date

The final touches are being put on Sea World’s new attraction as the park celebrates bumper crowds. But there’s one more thing that must happen before it opens.

Mon 6 Jul 2020

Top tips to have a safe caravan road trip

premium_icon Top tips to have a safe caravan road trip

With caravanning more popular than ever and travel restrictions lifted, drivers are reminded to brush up on simple safety tips

Sat 4 Jul 2020

1000 per cent increase: Border opening makes state number 1

premium_icon 1000 per cent increase: Border opening makes state number 1

Tourism operators are reporting an extraordinary surge in holiday-makers since the news of the border reopening.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

RARE SIGHT: Whole families of elusive sea creatures spotted

premium_icon RARE SIGHT: Whole families of elusive sea creatures spotted

A herd of dugongs was spotted from the vessel

‘Flights full’: Chaos as border deadline hits

‘Flights full’: Chaos as border deadline hits

Time is ticking for Queensland residents to return home from Melbourne, or face spending 14 days in self-paid hotel quarantine.

Mayor urges visitors to put residents’ health first

premium_icon Mayor urges visitors to put residents’ health first

“There is no room for complacency, and we all have to do our bit.”

Border bingo: should you book a trip in 2020?

premium_icon Border bingo: should you book a trip in 2020?

After months of restrictions, NSW residents are itching to hit the road. But with border closures and restrictions impossible to predict, here’s what you need to...

Virgin’s record-breaking numbers in ‘comeback sale’

premium_icon Virgin’s record-breaking numbers in ‘comeback sale’

Stir-crazy travellers have snapped up thousands of cheap airfares in Virgin’s 12-hour sale to celebrate the resurrection of the Queensland carrier.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Fly for $45: Another huge Aussie flight sale

premium_icon Fly for $45: Another huge Aussie flight sale

Aussie airlines are ramping up their efforts to lure travellers with another major blitz ahead of the weekend, with thousands of tickets on sale from just $45.

$69 fares, routes return in Virgin comeback

premium_icon $69 fares, routes return in Virgin comeback

Virgin is continuing its comeback after the virus with flights set to go on sale today for as little as $69. The airline will also restart some domestic routes.

When we can travel again, will we actually want to?

premium_icon When we can travel again, will we actually want to?

The prospect of being on a plane for hours on end is now wildly unappealing. So what does COVID-19 mean for the future of travel, asks Simone Mitchell.

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Jetstar releases New Zealand flights

premium_icon Jetstar releases New Zealand flights

Jetstar Australia is selling flights to New Zealand.

The iconic Whitsunday islands you can visit from today

premium_icon The iconic Whitsunday islands you can visit from today

Those itching for an escape can rest assured as two holiday havens have started welcoming guests.

Europe eases travel rules for Aussies

Europe eases travel rules for Aussies

Australia has been listed among 14 “safe” countries whose citizens can now travel into the European Union, but Americans will be refused entry for another two weeks.

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Fishers can earn a cool $50k for hooking this catch

Fishers can earn a cool $50k for hooking this catch

The Tasmanian government is releasing five tagged trout worth $50,000 in prize money to lure fishers to regional areas struggling for tourism dollars.

Mon 29 Jun 2020

Cheap flights as new rival takes on Qantas, Virgin

premium_icon Cheap flights as new rival takes on Qantas, Virgin

The airline has promised tickets will be affordable and include baggage and meals to lure passengers flying the ‘golden circle’ of aviation off other companies.

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