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!

Pancakes at Cafe 222 San Diego Carlie Mesquitta

Where to Eat and Drink in San Diego

USA
Best known for its beautiful beaches, lush green parks and world-famous zoo, there’s a reason they call San Diego ‘America’s Finest City’. But it’s not just the weather that appeals to visitors and lo...
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Ski resort The Shining

The Scariest Halloween Film Locations to Visit This October

 
Carving pumpkins, stocking up on sweet treats and watching a horror movie is all part and parcel of All Hallows Eve. Halloween is the perfect time to settle in and watch your favourite scary films, bu...
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Istanbul Blue Mosque Anna Prior

How to Explore Istanbul Like a Local

Ok, so I can’t claim that I didn’t do anything touristy on my recent trip to Istanbul – of course I wanted to see the Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar and Hagia Sophia. But I was lucky enough to be visiting ...
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Spotting Unmissable Wildlife in Malaysia

Malaysia evokes images of postcard-perfection. Think on it for a moment and no doubt your mind will conjure up pictures of breathtaking natural beauty, endless sandy beaches, lush rainforests and the ...
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The Twelve Apostles in Victoria

An Expert's Guide to Victoria

Flight Centre's Victoria Expert Nikki Metcalfe has been to Australia 10 times and spent three months travelling around Victoria. She says "This small state is so diverse, with a cosmopolitan...
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Boodle Flight Philippines

A Foodie’s Guide to Travelling the Philippines

The Philippines’ thousands of different islands and the country’s diverse history have ensured that Filipino cuisine is some of the most interesting in Asia. Influences from Spanish colonisation, near...
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Great Ocean Road

Road Tripping from Melbourne

A full spectrum of attractions within a two-hour radius makes Melbourne the ideal starting point for a road trip in Victoria, says Kathleen Prior... Unsure of what I hoped to find, in my mid-...
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Fraser Island, Queensland (image: Tourist Events Queensland)

Queensland Gets the Royal Seal of Approval from The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Today, Monday, 22 October, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex touch down on the soft sands of Fraser Island – the largest sand...
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5 Ways to See Seattle

USA
There are many ways to explore Seattle, Washington State’s largest city, and home of the original Starbucks. With the city and surrounding area filled with beauty, passion and culture, there's pl...
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Fraser Island, Queensland

Things to Do on Queensland’s Fraser Island

On a trip along Queensland’s Nature Coast, fellow travellers had repeatedly told me about one particular spot that I simply had to visit. They spoke of a mystical sandy isle, with windswept dunes, cry...
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Sharron Davies by a pool

In Conversation with Sharron Davies

 
Olympic medallist Sharron Davies MBE presented awards at this year’s Flight Centre Schools Triathlon. Here the former competitive swimmer tells us she still loves to take a dip on holiday... ...
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Hot air ballooning South Africa

Hot-Air Ballooning in South Africa

It’s a painful 4:30am when I hear the alarm go off and I immediately forget where I am and what I am doing. Why am I waking up at this time?! Oh yeah, that’s right, I’d agreed to go hot-air ballooning...
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