Flight Centre Travel Blog

Sep 15 2014

Keep Summer Going: New Competition

Elle Croft

One of the only bad things about summer is the fact that it has to end. We’ve had a fair bit of sunshine over the past few months and, call us greedy, but no matter how good summer is we’re always wanting more. This … Continue reading

Sep 3 2014

Five hidden Thai islands

Flight Centre UK

Thailand’s always been a backpacker’s dream. Wonderful, friendly people with smiles on their faces selling deliciously cheap street food amongst gorgeous scenery is a winning combination. Twenty years ago, a few simple beach huts adorned the coastlines of the little-known islands of Koh Phi … Continue reading

Aug 29 2014

Experience Flying an Emirates A380 in Dubai

Anthony Lavall

  On your next trip to Dubai, why not take a visit to the Dubai Mall and relax by piloting one of the largest passenger aircraft, the A380? That experience is most certainly a reality for visitors to Dubai. The A380 flight simulator gives … Continue reading

Aug 26 2014

5 Hidden Gems in Australia

Anthony Lavall

The most popular city destinations in Australia certainly attract the majority of the tourism. The fifth biggest country in the world has 5 large cities that comprise over 60% of the nations population. But in the interest of discovering more about one of our … Continue reading

Aug 22 2014

How to Take a Travel Photo Like a Pro

Anthony Lavall

This article is being shared from the Flight Centre ‘Experts’ magazine. Photograph what makes your destination special Every place will have things that make it special – it could be cormorant fishermen in China, fried spiders in Cambodia or land-divers in Vanuatu. Do your … Continue reading

Aug 18 2014

7 of the Best Hotels in New Zealand

Anthony Lavall

New Zealand is an area of abundant natural beauty and a long time favourite destination for Flight Centre customers. So there is no wonder that 3 Kiwi cities were recently named in Conde Nast’s “friendliest cities” on earth. If you’ve not been before then … Continue reading

Aug 14 2014

10 Top Tips for Taking the Perfect Landscape Shot

Anthony Lavall

Make sure you don’t miss any of those amazing holiday moments with these handy hints from Panasonic photography expert Mark Baber, on capturing the best possible landscape shots. Whether surveying stunning landscapes or tracking elusive wildlife in the breathtaking scenery, these top tips will … Continue reading

Aug 11 2014

5 Must Visit Areas for any Trip to New Zealand

Anthony Lavall

New Zealand is a country that is remarkably geographically diverse. One third of its land is protected, with a lush landscape of sweeping coastline and beaches, ancient volcanoes, rain-forests and mountain ranges. Fox Glacier On the South Island’s west coast lie the Franz Josef … Continue reading

Aug 6 2014

11 Reasons Why You Should go to the Gold Coast for the Commonwealth Games 2018

Anthony Lavall

So the dust has just about settled and the 2014 Commonwealth Games have come to a close. Like the Olympics, the Commonwealth Games have been revered as showcasing the world’s best sporting talent and Scotland can be extremely proud of the effort that went … Continue reading

Aug 4 2014

Things to do with One Day in Paris

Anthony Lavall

One Day in Paris Just because you’re short on time in one of the most picturesque cities in the world, doesn’t mean that you can’t get the most out of your visit. This circular route around the river will help you hit the hotlist, … Continue reading