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Fri 15 Jan 2021

The mega sharks lurking off our coastline

Premium Content The mega sharks lurking off our coastline

Laura, Shayna, Sero, Alan and Hannah Marie have been roaming the Mackay and Whitsunday coastline. Thankfully Gareth and Grizz have gone on holidays.

127k Aussies have gone overseas since COVID hit

Premium Content 127k Aussies have gone overseas since COVID hit

As 37,000 Aussies remain trapped overseas with hopes to soon return to our shores, new data reveals more than 127,000 have left the country since the coronavirus crisis...

Thu 14 Jan 2021

New push for travel bubble with tropical paradise

Premium Content New push for travel bubble with tropical paradise

A popular international tourist destination is lobbying hard to kickstart a travel bubble with Australia.

Mon 11 Jan 2021

NZ passport no longer most powerful

NZ passport no longer most powerful

New Zealand has lost its claim to having the world’s most powerful passport after a shift in the global ranking put a new country on top.

Look but don't touch: Why you shouldn't swim at these spots

Premium Content Look but don't touch: Why you shouldn't swim at these spots

THERE are many beautiful waterholes on the Northern Rivers, and while they might look great for a swim some should be admired from a distance for good reason.

Sat 9 Jan 2021

Australia introduces new mask rule

Australia introduces new mask rule

Anyone attempting to travel to Australia will need to test negative to COVID-19, while passengers on all flights will be required to wear a mask.

Fri 8 Jan 2021

COVID super strain may result in tougher travel restrictions

COVID super strain may result in tougher travel restrictions

Pre-flight testing could be among a raft of beefed-up measures facing travellers in a bid to protect Australia against a super strain of coronavirus.

Thu 7 Jan 2021

You can take your car to Tasmania for free - here's how

Premium Content You can take your car to Tasmania for free - here's how

Tasmania’s tourism industry is being given a $6 million shot in the arm by a federal subsidy which will allow tourists to bring their cars for free.

Wed 6 Jan 2021

Travel baron’s tip on when we’ll be jetting off again

Premium Content Travel baron’s tip on when we’ll be jetting off again

As Qantas restarts long-haul flights, a entrepreneur has revealed when he expects international travel to resume.

‘Back with bells on’ but big changes are coming to cruising

Premium Content ‘Back with bells on’ but big changes are coming to cruising

Cruise ships could return to Queensland within months, but there will be new guidelines for our post-pandemic age. See the route and rules.

Tue 5 Jan 2021

Qantas now selling overseas flights

Qantas now selling overseas flights

International travel is returning sooner than expected, with Qantas reopening bookings for overseas flights, including to the US and UK.

Mon 4 Jan 2021

‘We feel free’: Melbourne holidaymakers enjoy GC

Premium Content ‘We feel free’: Melbourne holidaymakers enjoy GC

While locations across Australia are battling COVID-19 outbreaks, Surfers Paradise was booming on Sunday with tourists catching some sun, sales and surf.

Wed 30 Dec 2020

REVEALED: Why U-turns are off limits on new highway

Premium Content REVEALED: Why U-turns are off limits on new highway

Missed the exit on the new Pacific Motorway and wondering whether you can use those emergency bays to get back to where you were going?

Sat 26 Dec 2020

Luxury rentals empty as tourists ditch iconic holiday spot

Premium Content Luxury rentals empty as tourists ditch iconic holiday spot

Nervous Sydneysiders have cancelled around 17 per cent of their Christmas bookings to Noosa.

Boom to bust: How Bali has changed forever

Premium Content Boom to bust: How Bali has changed forever

A very different island awaits Aussies returning to Bali, with swathes of restaurants, cafes, day spas, cafes and nightclubs closed for good.

Thu 24 Dec 2020

‘Supercharged appeal’ key to Richmond Valley tourism

Premium Content ‘Supercharged appeal’ key to Richmond Valley tourism

The draft Richmond Valley Council strategic plan is on public exhibition.

Wed 23 Dec 2020

Christmas tourists descend on embattled Byron Bay

Premium Content Christmas tourists descend on embattled Byron Bay

Sydneysiders have landed in Byron Bay, which was reduced to a debris-strewn slither following heavy rain and winds earlier this month.

‘There was no one else in the sky’: Flying during COVID-19

Premium Content ‘There was no one else in the sky’: Flying during COVID-19

Radio silence and “graveyards” of silent, stationary passenger aircraft: these were the harsh realities of flying cargo during the height of the pandemic.

Tourism jobs plunge to lowest levels

Tourism jobs plunge to lowest levels

Tourism jobs have plunged to their lowest ever September levels with new figures revealing which occupations were hit hardest by COVID-19.

Tue 22 Dec 2020

2020's most bizarre travel insurance claims

2020's most bizarre travel insurance claims

Often when we think of travel insurance claims we think of cancelled flights or change of plans due to illness ... but there are also some strange reasons.

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