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!

San Luis Obispo

How to Make the Most of Your Time in California

USA
Cruising down the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco to Los Angeles is one of the most iconic experiences in California. But when you’re not behind the wheel, or soaking up the rugged coastal vi...
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Kualoa Ranch, Oahu, Hawaii

On Location: 7 of the Best Movies Filmed in Hawaii

USA
With its volcanic landscapes, bountiful beaches and world-class surf, Hawaii is a paradise in many ways. It’s no surprise, then, that the tropical archipelago has captured the attention of many a stud...
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Behind the Scenes of Canada's Rocky Mountaineer with Chef JP

The Rocky Mountaineer experience makes many a bucket list – whether you're retired and looking to splurge, on a honeymoon, celebrating a special occasion or simply planning the trip of a lifetime...
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Garuda Indonesia, Business Class dinner

What it’s Like to Fly Business Class with Garuda Indonesia

Anyone who knows me will vouch for the fact that I’m not the best at flying. I’m always one of the first to arrive for a flight, anxious to drop my bag off and get through security, and then you’ll us...
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8 of the Best Railway Journeys in the World

From chugging past the alpine peaks of Canada's Rocky Mountains or slicing through Australia's scorched Red Centre, railways can provide brilliant (and comfortable) portals to some of the wo...
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The Laguna Resort, Bali

The Best Hotels in Bali

Bali has been top of my travel wish-list for as long as I can remember – those rolling emerald hills, the white-sand beaches, the spectacular surfing; not to mention the delicious Indonesian cuisine. ...
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How Flight Centre’s Concierge Team Can Help You!

We don’t mean to brag, but our Flight Centre Concierge team is pretty great. Whenever you book a tailor-made holiday with us, your Travel Expert and our Conierge team will be on-hand from before you f...
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Tegallalang, Bali

What it’s Like to Trek Through Bali’s Rice Paddy Fields

On my recent trip to Indonesia, I had three things I desperately wanted to tick off my travel wish list – spotting the Komodo dragons, tasting the delicious cuisine (Nasi Goreng now firmly established...
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Why Rocky Mountaineer is More Than Just a Train Journey

List off some of the most naturally beautiful locations in the world and chances are Western Canada is going to be on there. From Vancouver with its laid-back coastal vibe, encased by the snow-capped ...
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A Guided Tour of Oahu, Hawaii

USA
Brangelina. Bennifer. Tomkat. Combining the names of a celebrity couple seems to doom their union to failure. But what’s true in Hollywood is not true in travel, where one clumsy portmanteau insists o...
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Josephine Falls Richard Collett

Brisbane To Cairns: The Classic Queensland Road Trip

Between Brisbane and Cairns, there’s over 1600 kilometres of road to cover and countless hours to spend behind the wheel of a vehicle, but for those who do tackle this long stretch of Australian coast...
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Things to Know Before You Go to Japan

“I’ve always wanted to go to Japan” is a sentence I’ve been hearing repeatedly since I got back from my recent trip. It was my second visit to Japan in a few years, and yet I was still surprised and d...
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