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!

What it's Really Like Inside Etihad's 'The Residence'

Etihad's The Residence cabins are the height of luxury : plusher than First Class, akin to a 5* hotel in the sky. But what's it really like on board? Lauren Burvill finds out. The ...
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Wine on the rooftop New York City Angela Griffin

Hot in the City: Summer in New York

USA
Emerging from the subway into bright sunlight, I checked my phone to see what the temperature was. 34°C. And that was at street level. Down in the subway, it must have been pushing 40°C. And it was on...
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Bruges canals in sunshine

10 Things You Have to Do in Bruges

If it’s laid-back city vibes you’re after, look no further than the UNESCO-listed micro city of Bruges. With its romantic, historic buildings, abundance of food, cobbled lanes and diminutive size, it’...
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Capitol Building Washington Angela Griffin

A Walk Down Washington DC’s National Mall

USA
A fusion of history and heritage, of contemporary and cool – Washington DC is where the business of America happens. The US capital is peppered with major landmarks, world-class dining, an abundance o...
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Cameron Highlands Richard Collett

Jungle and Tea in the Cameron Highlands of Malaysia

I pushed my way through the dense, thick jungle. Vines were wrapping around my boots, while I could feel thorns, stones and sticks digging into my legs and arms as I slid and dragged my way along the ...
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Group tour, Inca Trail, Peru

Mythbuster: Everything You Need to Know About Group Tours

They’ll take you further than you’ve ever been, to unforgettable destinations with a bunch of like-minded people – so why do group tours sometimes get a bad (and boring) reputation? Hazel Plush shares...
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Ghost Palace Bali Richard Collett

Bali’s Secret Spots

Bali is an island that has it all. White sand beaches, vibrant nightlife, a year round tropical climate, and a local culture that’s different from anywhere else in Southeast Asia. It’s the perfect hol...
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Pigs in Bahamas

A Guide to Swimming with Pigs in the Bahamas

Exuma Cays in the Bahamas features on many a bucket list. And it's not just the pristine white sands and turquoise waters that are the big draw here, its swimming pigs are a big highlight too! Th...
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The Best Places to Stay in Thailand

Limestone karsts, crystal-clear waters and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world; Thailand has all the ingredients you need for a paradisiacal retreat. Couple that with jaw-dropping hotels a...
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Top Things to Do in Hawaii

USA
Whether you crave wildlife and adventure, or if relaxing on a beach and soaking up the sun and culture is more your thing, Hawaii has it all in droves. Made up of six major islands – Maui, Lanai, Oahu...
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Why You Should Start Your City Break with a Walking Tour

Flight Centre's Sue Johnson, loves a walking tour, and here she tells us why it's the first thing she does on arrival in a new destination... Flights booked. Hotel arranged. Now it’s time to...
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Musandam Peninsula, Oman

5 Things You Have to Experience in Oman

Often overshadowed by its glitzy and glamorous neighbour, Dubai, Oman is bursting with lesser-known delights that make it the perfect year-round holiday destination. If you are planning on adding it t...
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