Flight Centre Travel Blog

Where will your next trip take you? Be inspired by our latest travel news, holiday ideas, tips and recommendations. With new articles every day, you’ll never run out of ideas!

Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs

Experience the USA’s Wild West in Colorado

From the great landscapes of the American West to the cosmopolitan city of Denver, Colorado has much to offer, as writer Elle Griffiths discovers on a whistle-stop tour... On a crisp, sunny m...
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Calgary riverwalk (image: Sophie Hart)

A Traveller's Guide to Calgary

Located just one hour from the Rocky Mountains and Banff National Park, Calgary has long been known as a gateway city to Alberta's nature scene. It’s a city with a cowboy culture and a history st...
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South Beach, Miami

7 Reasons You’ll Fall For Miami

With its Latin flavour, beach culture and swanky shopping opportunities, Miami is so much more than just a Floridian port hub. In fact, it's unlike almost anywhere else in the world, making it ea...
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View from Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park

Falling in Love with New England

This time last year, I spent a week blazing a scenic trail through the lovely, leafy states of New England... Picture this: I’m in Massachusetts on 31st October, and things are getting spooky...
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Mont Saint-Michel

13 of the Best UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe

UNESCO World Heritage sites are special things. Inscribed to the respected list for their outstanding cultural, historical or natural signifcance, they represent some of the most beloved landmarks on ...
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How a Travel Butler Can Make your Queensland Holiday Amazing

Flight Centre’s dedicated Travel Butler concierge service is just one of the many benefits that customers who book one of our tailor-made Journeys holidays enjoy. Travel Butler Michelle Man says that ...
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Tessa Buckman on Boulders Beach, South Africa

A Fine Vantage: Discovering the Wines of South Africa's Garden Route

Flight Centre’s Tessa Buckman travels along South Africa’s renowned Garden Route, taking in dramatic scenery, wildlife and a glass o...
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Greg camping out in Southern California (image: Greg Strachey)

Exploring the Hidden Mountain Towns of Southern California

This summer I set off on the adventure of a lifetime, and spent three months hiking through the high desert and mountains of California, from the border of Mexico to the boundaries of the iconic Yosem...
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New Zealand road trip (image: Hayley Lewis)

A Guide to Road Tripping Around New Zealand's South Island

New Zealand is the ideal road trip destination, with postcard-worthy scenery, plenty of adrenaline-inducing activities and friendly locals. The gorgeous South Island offers a variety of beautiful and ...
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Seljalandsfoss, Iceland

The Best Stops on a Self-Drive Holiday around South Iceland

When you imagine Iceland, you think of crashing waterfalls and steaming geysers, thick snow that seeps over the tops of your boots to make your socks soggy and dark winter nights spent in search of th...
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Thai baht

How to Save Money in Thailand

As one of Southeast Asia’s top destinations – offering breathtaking sights and a fascinating culture throughout – Thailand features on many a bucket list. But while it remains an affordable trip there...
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Matryoshki Travels in Kuala Lumpur

Instatraveller: A Trio of Travelling Russian Nesting Dolls

Toothbrush, passport, underwear… Russian nesting dolls? When it comes to packing for your travels, the latter doesn’t usually make it to the list – unless you’re Janna, that is. For this month’s Insta...
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