Where to See Polar Bears

If you’re into animals, there’s nothing quite like seeing a polar bear in the wild. Catch a glimpse of even a tiny tuft of that soft, creamy fur, and it’ll feel like you’ve stumbled upon the holy grail of wildlife experiences. That’s because seeing … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


8 Alternative Romantic Spots around the World

When it comes to romance and travel, the big hitters like New York City, Paris and Venice get a lot of attention, especially for anniversaries, special birthdays and Valentine’s Day. And while they’re all undoubtedly iconic and breathtaking, there’s still a whole world of … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


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 7, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


What to Pack for Your Australia Holiday

A holiday to Australia is a holiday like no other. It’s got all of the best outdoorsy elements – abundant beaches, the arid landscapes of the Outback, incredible (sometimes terrifying) wildlife, the glory of the Great Barrier Reef, to name a few – all … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


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

January 11, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


Why NOW is the Best Time to Book Your Australia Holiday

Australia. The Land Down Under, where you can gaze upon the giant monolith that is Uluru, explore the Great Barrier Reef and come face-to-face with koalas, kangaroos, penguins and wombats – to name some highlights. Sold? Well now is the number one time to … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


Flying Business Class with Singapore Airlines

Before I went to Texas this year on Singapore Airlines’ inaugural flight from Manchester to Houston, I’d never flown Business Class before. In fact, I’ve never even ventured into Premium Economy. So, when I got the news that, after a busy few days in … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


A First-Timer’s Guide to Rome

With its cobbled backstreets, iconic history and more delicious pasta than you can shake a stick at; Rome is what Italian city breaks are all about. Hear the blaring of honking horns, catch the scent of freshly-prepared dough mixed with aromatic tomatoes and feel … Continue reading

January 4, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg


How Flight Centre’s Travel Butlers Can Help You!

We don’t mean to brag, but our Travel Butler concierge team is pretty great. Whenever you book a tailor-made holiday with us, your Travel Expert and our Travel Butler team will be on-hand from before you fly, to the moment you arrive home safely. … Continue reading

December 23, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


Our Most Popular Blogs of 2016

The Flight Centre travel blog is all about inspiring our readers to visit some of the best destinations on our planet, from the flashy OTTness of Dubai, to the cultural diversity of Southeast Asia and the blissful beaches of Australia’s Gold Coast. Here we … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg