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!

Downstairs bar, Qantas lounge, London Heathrow

Inside the New Qantas Lounge at London Heathrow

While it’s fair to say that hanging out at the airport isn’t usually a pastime to write home about, the new Qantas lounge at London Heathrow makes killing time at Terminal 3 prior to your Australia ho...
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Lynn Valley Suspension Bridge

6 of the Best Hikes in Vancouver

Cosmopolitan as it is with its many great restaurants, busy shopping streets and trendy breweries, Vancouver is renowned worldwide as a green city with plenty of outdoor activities to entertain those ...
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Blogging in the mountains

How to Start a Travel Blog

Travel blogging can be an exciting hobby, but for some, it could also be an inspiring alternative to a 9-5 office job. Whether you want to make a full-time career out of being a travel blogger or you ...
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New Zealand Fiordlands

Cruising from Sydney to New Zealand

Sally Macmillan has made two previous trips to New Zealand, but a luxury cruise out of Sydney proved to be her standout voyage... Sydney’s beaches, Opera House and Harbour Bridge are at their best vie...
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Duomo, Florence, Italy

How to Spend 72 Hours in Florence

One of our favourite Italian cities, it’s easy to spend days in Florence and still feel like you’ve barely scratched the surface. If you’re keen to get a taste for the very best of this magical city, ...
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Canoes on Lake Louise, Canada

Everything You Need to Know About Exploring Lake Louise

One of Canada’s most beloved ski resorts, Lake Louise is a destination that offers beauty and excitement all-year round. The lake that gives the town its name, in the heart of Banff National Park, has...
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Shapes australia holidays

10 Foods You Have to Try in Australia

This month marks two years since I packed up my summer clothes and moved to the UK – only to never wear said summer clothes again. To commemorate my two year anniversary, I decided to blog about the t...
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Australian Open, Melbourne

How to Watch the Australian Open in Melbourne

It’s something of an understatement to say that the Australian Open is quite different from Wimbledon. Both celebrate top flight tennis at its best, but where Wimbledon has distinguished charm in abun...
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The Rocks, Sydney, Australia

An Expert’s Guide to Victoria and New South Wales

“From the buzz of city life to the serenity of nature-packed national parks, via some of the most pristine beaches on Earth, it’s endlessly inspirational here.” Leanne Broutta first visited New South ...
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Melbourne skyline, Australia

How to Spend 72 Hours in Melbourne

Melbourne is one of our all-time favourite cities. There's always something new to love about the place; whether it’s rooftop cocktail bars in Fitzroy or catching an Aussie rules game at the MCG,...
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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

3 of the Best Multi-Stop Flight Itineraries

With a multi-stop airfare, the world is your oyster. Whether you want to add an offbeat pit stop on the way to your main destination, or go on a once-in-a-lifetime globetrotting odyssey, our Specialis...
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Mont Saint-Michel, France

3 of the Best Castles in Europe

With their ethereal landscapes, towering turrets and magical architecture, the most famous castles in Europe could be plucked straight from a fairy tale. And while there is a treasure trove of places ...
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