Travel blog – First & Business Class

Start your Journey in Style in the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

Nothing tells you you’re finally starting your holiday like arriving at the lounge. And there aren’t many better lounges out there than the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London Heathrow. Flight Centre&...
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What it's Really Like Inside Etihad's 'The Residence'

The Residence bedroom (Image: Lauren Burvill) I’m lying down on a soft double bed, nuzzling into a plush duvet. A 27-inch TV shines softly at the end of the bed. If I close my eyes I could easily be...
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What it's Like to Fly Business Class with British Airways

The view from a British Airways Club World seat (image: Lauren Burvill) If I’ve learnt one thing during my many long-haul flights between the UK and my hometown in Australia, it’s that a flatbed is ...
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What it's Like to Fly 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, ...
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Rovos Rail: Onboard the World's Most Luxurious Train

‘When you truly love your journey, the destination is just a bonus.’ – Katrina Mayer There’s a hushed elation as we check-in to the private lounge at Cape Town’s railway station, glass of bubbly in ha...
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Behind the Scenes: Inside the Best First Class Cabins

Ever wanted to know what it’s like to fly First Class? Or are you a First Class regular, naturally turning left whenever you set foot on a British Airways’ A380? Wherever you’re at with First Class tr...
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Virgin Australia Launches New Business Class

Almost a month ago to the day was a particularly special day for Virgin Australia – and of course its discerning customers. What made this day so special you ask? Well, after seven years of operating ...
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The Best Airport Lounges on the Planet

From its humble beginnings – we’re talking simple lounge chairs and the latest broadsheet – airport lounges have evolved beyond recognition into opulent spaces for pre-flight indulgence and pampering....
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Top 3 Luxury Safari Lodges Around the World

Getting up close and personal with nature whilst on holiday can be one of the best experiences in the world, and one you will never forget. Having spied gorillas in Rwanda, orangutans in Borneo and so...
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5 of the Best Hotel Spas on the Planet

Everyone deserves to be spoilt, to be pampered and to indulge in a bit of ‘me time’. Well what if you could enjoy all of that whilst staying in some of the most beautiful locations on the planet? Flig...
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Why I Love Travelling Business Class with Etihad

Flying long-haul can be a tough old slog at times – unless you’re flying Business Class with Etihad Airways that is. I was lucky enough to do just that on my recent holiday to Australia. I experienced...
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Behind the Scenes: What’s it Like to Fly Private Jet?

Did you know Flight Centre can book private jets? Our Travel Experts have some great tales to tell: from booking trips to Costa Rica so a customer could view a prospective house, to arranging an elite...
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