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!

Etihad Airways Economy onboard the A380

Behind the Scenes: The Etihad Experience

Flying with Etihad Airways can be a pretty otherworldly experience. From Economy to The Residence, every “guest” (you’re never just a passenger with Etihad) who starts their holiday with the Abu Dhabi...
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Where To See The Miracle Of Baby Turtle Hatchlings In Queensland

If you’re visiting Queensland, chances are you’re in town to see the Great Barrier Reef (congrats, by the way great holiday choice!). W...
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7 Reasons to Visit Dubai In Summer

Looking for things to do in Dubai in the summer? You've come to the right place. 1. You'll save money on your Dubai hotel stay The five-star Atlantis the Palm (Image: Dubai Tourism...
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6 Adrenaline Adventures in New York City

Forget the traditional city tour – these adventures will give you a whole new perspective on NYC, and get your heart racing too... Helicopter tour of Manhattan Think you’re happy with heights...
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Banh bao bahn vac (white rose dumplings)

A Foodie’s Guide To Everything Worth Eating In Hoi An, Vietnam

If you’ve ever visited Vietnam, you’ll know it’s home to some of the best food in the world. The infamous Banh Mi, Pho, and rice paper r...
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St Patrick's Day balloons

Where to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day Around the World

It’s nearly that time again – the one day of the year when dressing head-to-toe in green, donning a novelty hat and raising a toast with a pint of Guinness is actively encouraged. Yep, St Patrick’s Da...
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Tess in front of a beautiful Costa Rican landscape

Costa Rica: Go Your Own Way

Go your own way to Costa Rica, says Flight Centre’s Tess Watkins, who hired a 4X4 for this independent adventure. The car hugs the coastline as we wind our way along the open road. Every now ...
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Emerald Lake Kayak Laura Day

Top Scenic Spots to See in the Rockies

The Rocky Mountains is the land of water and rock. Ragged ridges, sparkling glaciers, still waters and cascading waterfalls make up this playground for the intrepid. Wilderness lovers, water babies, p...
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At the Top of Japan: Climbing Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji on a clear day   Arriving at the base of Japan’s highest mountain, we were excited yet admittedly a little naïve of the task ahead, tells James Pierce. We expected to see the peak of the ...
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Into the Midst: Costa Rica

An action-packed small-group adventure in Costa Rica comes with invaluable insider knowledge, says Flight Centre’s Phil Murray. Costa Rica group tour Let’s make one thing clear from the off: ...
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California Wine Regions: Napa vs Sonoma

Choosing the right wine is a thing of great importance – especially in a grape-loving country like the USA. Indeed, Napa and Sonoma are actually the second-most visited attractions in California after...
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Trams in Lisbon

Live Like A Local in Lisbon

Last summer I headed to Lisbon, Portugal’s coastal capital, a city alive with ancient ruins, white-domed cathedrals and picturesque gardens. While many visitors come here to admire the magnificent arc...
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