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Thu 15 Apr 2021

Getaways for people who love food

Getaways for people who love food

Discover seven of the best getaways for every flavour persuasion to help you embrace the magnificent unknown.

Is it OK to book a Top End cruise?

Is it OK to book a Top End cruise?

Escape's resident Doc Holiday answers your travel questions. This week: Is it OK to book a Top End cruise?

Slow jabs will delay travel: Qantas

Premium Content Slow jabs will delay travel: Qantas

Qantas boss Alan Joyce has conceded the resumption of international travel could be later than October 31 due to delays in the vaccination rollout.

Wed 14 Apr 2021

The question everyone's asking about New Zealand

The question everyone's asking about New Zealand

It was always risky to travel without insurance, but with COVID there’s a much higher chance of disruption to your trip. 

‘No guarantee’ international travel will follow vaccine

‘No guarantee’ international travel will follow vaccine

In a fresh blow to overseas travel hopes, a minister has warned even if every Aussie is vaccinated it doesn’t mean borders will reopen.

Thu 8 Apr 2021

Airlines push for US-UK travel bubble: How it could work

Premium Content Airlines push for US-UK travel bubble: How it could work

Airlines want to get international travel moving between the US and the UK again, buoyed by a successful COVID vaccine rollout and a drop in case numbers.

Wed 7 Apr 2021

This caravan can float on the water

This caravan can float on the water

Australian-designed, the boat-a-home gives an all-inclusive travel experience.

Hundreds of flights to New Zealand go on sale

Hundreds of flights to New Zealand go on sale

Airlines are betting on Australians being desperate to travel internationally with hundreds of extra flights scheduled to New Zealand from April 19.

Bachelor star, other Instagram influencers to promote NT tourism

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The Bachelor star Brooke Blurton is among five social media influencers the NT Government has enlisted to help promote tourism in the Territory.

Australia’s future travel bubbles: Where you could go next

Premium Content Australia’s future travel bubbles: Where you could go next

As travellers start planning their trips to NZ, these are the countries we could be forming our next travel bubbles with.

Best holiday hotspots now Aussies can go to NZ

Premium Content Best holiday hotspots now Aussies can go to NZ

With international tourism returning here are some of the best spots in New Zealand to visit.

Bad news for international travel

Bad news for international travel

As dancefloors open and flights to New Zealand are set to return, could we be travelling further across the Pacific this year? The news isn’t good.

Tue 6 Apr 2021

Where to go in NZ when the travel bubble opens

Premium Content Where to go in NZ when the travel bubble opens

Get ready for adventure. When the travel bubble with New Zealand opens, here are 10 must-do experiences in New Zealand.

Aus-NZ bubble rules: What happens if there’s an outbreak

Premium Content Aus-NZ bubble rules: What happens if there’s an outbreak

Details of the trans-Tasman bubble between Australia and New Zealand have been released. This is what we know and how it will operate.

Virgin says it won’t fly Australia-New Zealand yet

Virgin says it won’t fly Australia-New Zealand yet

Straight after Jacinda Ardern’s announcement there would be a travel bubble between New Zealand and Australia, a problem became apparent.

Arden reveals date for Aus-NZ travel bubble

Premium Content Arden reveals date for Aus-NZ travel bubble

Jacinda Ardern has confirmed when the trans-Tasman bubble allowing unrestricted travel between Australian and New Zealand borders will begin.

Fri 2 Apr 2021

Most popular routes revealed as booking records smashed

Premium Content Most popular routes revealed as booking records smashed

Virgin Australia has reported its biggest sales rush in history, with Queensland destinations emerging as major beneficiaries.

Woman’s creepy find in hotel bathroom

Woman’s creepy find in hotel bathroom

Hotel stays are meant to be relaxing or luxurious, but for one woman it was “creepy” and the reason why is freaking people out.

'The worst overseas trip of my life but I’d go back'

Premium Content 'The worst overseas trip of my life but I’d go back'

It started with a ‘bone shaking’ six hour drive in a car with no suspension but this holiday had an extraordinary ending, says Phil Brown.

Thu 1 Apr 2021

Lockdown lift-off: Massive last-minute surge in holiday bookings

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In the few short hours since Annastacia Palaszczuk announced that the lockdown would end, accommodation bookings have soared.

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