Introducing the Great 8 of Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef

Most people have heard of the ‘Big 5’, but how about the ‘Great 8’? Rather than spotting animals in the African bush, you can find the Great 8 beneath the waves of Queensland’s turquoise waters – a range of amazing marine species that, should … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


Beyond the Big Five: 10 Alternatives to Safari in South Africa

South Africa is well known for its diverse wildlife. Animal enthusiasts from all over the globe jet in to Kruger National Park, armed with monstrously sized cameras, hoping to spot an elephant or a pride of lions. But while safari here is a magical … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 by Angela Griffin


What’s Coming to Dubai in 2016

Dubai is one of the fastest developing cities in the world; with the Burj Khalifa, the artificial islands and its gigantic shopping malls, there’s simply so much to see. If it didn’t already boast enough intrigue to warrant a visit, Dubai has a plethora … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 by Keyta Hawkins


Bloggers Share their 2016 #Travelinspo

Still unsure as to where to travel in 2016? To help you find your perfect holiday we asked a number of bloggers to share their personal recommendations on where to visit in 2016. Some well-known favourites as well as emerging locations topped the list: Cuba, nominated … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 by Flight Centre UK


6 Things to Know Before You Go to Cambodia

Often overlooked in favour of its more popular neighbours – Thailand, Vietnam and Laos – Cambodia is finally starting to shout about all it has to tempt travellers with. Those looking to get off the beaten track can explore rugged jungles and recently-rediscovered temple … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 by Daisy Cropper


9 Must-See Animals in Far North Queensland

Australia as a whole is renowned for its wildlife. In fact, ticking off some native animal sightings is usually top of the list for visitors travelling from the UK. And if you head to Far North Queensland, at the top tip of the land … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


Discovering the Highlights of Peru

Flight Centre Travel Expert Catriona Scott has just returned from a tailor-made trip to Peru. Here, she tells us all about her incredible adventure on our Peru: In the Shadow of Machu Picchu Small-Group Journey… Most people are drawn to Peru because of the wonder of … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 by Flight Centre UK


5 Unmissable Summer Festivals in 2016

With key world events like the Rio Olympics and the Battle of the Somme centenary coming up this summer, we reckon it’s going to be one of the best years for festivals, celebrations and commemorations. To prove our point, we’ve selected five unmissable summer festivals … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


8 Exercises to Keep You Fit on Holiday

Whether it’s a relaxing holiday with a bit of fitness, or an active holiday with a bit of relaxation, it can still get a little frustrating when you’re lacking structured exercise on a day-to-day basis. Maintaining your fitness on holiday can seem a bit … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 by Ross Jennings


The Dos and Don’ts of Rio Carnival

Calling all festival-goers! Rio Carnival is a lively, vibrant explosion of colour, fancy dress and feathered up-dos, an event that tops many a bucket list. But, as with any big occasion, it pays to be prepared and follow certain dos and don’ts. So if … Continue reading

January 27, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg