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 Diego, California

A Guide to Exploring San Diego, California

Known as the birthplace of California, San Diego may not be the Golden State’s most famous tourist destination, but it still remains a city bursting with fun, history and culture. With so much to offe...
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Chicago skyline

How to Spend 72 Hours in Chicago

Chicago is a city bursting with amazing architecture, awesome art and fantastic food! It is often unfairly overlooked in favour of New York or San Francisco, but trust us, there are a tonne of things ...
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Norwegian fjords cruise

An Expert's Guide to Cruise Holidays

Flight Centre’s Steven McLean has been to 34 countries, and his all-time favourite way to travel is by ship. There are many different ways to cruise; here Steve shares all there is to know about sight...
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Santa Monica Pier, California

How to Spend a Long Weekend in Santa Monica

In a city famed for its beaches, pier, markets and art-filled streets, resident Evan Meyer – founder of the Beautify Earth initiative – leads the way on a weekend break in Santa Monica... Fri...
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Colourful Caminito street, La Boca, Buenos Aires

Where to Shop in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Personal shopper, writer and stylist Sophie Lloyd has lived in Buenos Aires for seven years. Through her company, Shop Hop BA, she provides tailored introductions to the city’s secret shopping scene. ...
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Flamenco dancer in Seville

Where to See Flamenco in Spain

The brightly coloured costumes, the strumming of the guitar, the rhythmic hand claps – flamenco is a hypnotising Spanish tradition which simply has to be experienced on a visit to this vibrant region....
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Capri, Italy (image: Octavia Lonergan)

How to Honeymoon in Sorrento, Italy

It was easy to fall in love with the idea of honeymooning in southern Italy. We chose Sorrento as not only did it work out cost effective, but it was also an ideal jumping off point for exploring the ...
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Sydney Harbour Bridge

A Travel Butler's Guide to 72 Hours in Sydney

There are so many famous sights to see in Sydney that it can take ages to decide where to start. So with this in mind, Flight Centre Travel Butler Vicky Savage recommends you arm yourself with a plan....
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Leopard in Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

How to Holiday in Sri Lanka

With its sights and sounds, scents and flavours, Sri Lanka will awaken your mind, body and soul, writes Joanna Booth... The table is crammed with bottles of oil and fat bunches of herbs. In t...
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Bali, Indonesia

10 Best Places to Escape the Winter Blues

We all know that winter in the UK can be a bit of a depressing time of year. The fanfare of the festive season is over, the weather is miserable and the dread of another full year is upon us. So why n...
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Blue Pool, New South Wales, Australia

The Best Swimming Spots Along the Sydney to Melbourne Coast

Tidal pools, secluded waterholes, dramatic waterfalls… Christine Faughlin dips her toe into some spectacular swimming spots along the Melbourne to Sydney coastal drive... Even after 15 years ...
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Venice, Italy

How to Spend 72 Hours in Venice

Venice is one of my favourite cities; I have been so many times and I feel like every time I go, I discover something new. There are some attractions that you just can’t miss, but you should try to ge...
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