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!

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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4 Reasons Why You’ll Love Malaysia

When thinking of holiday destinations around the South China Sea, it’s only natural to consider travel hotspots like Thailand, Vietnam or even Indonesia. But Malaysia, a destination that has pretty we...
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A Long Weekend in Cape Town

Huenu Solsona, founder of Cape Town’s Galileo Open Air Cinema, shares her perfect weekend of winelands and waterfronts… Friday Choose a hotel in Camps Bay. I live there so I know how wonderfu...
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Discover Queensland’s Great Beach Drive

With a sprawling coastline, well connected highway and plenty of icons to see, the Australian state of Queensland is made for driving. But where to begin when planning an all-out epic road trip that i...
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Boston skyline

A Flight Centre Concierge Guide to the Top Things to Do in Boston

Planning your trip to Boston? As one of the oldest cities in the USA, there's so much to see and do here. And, known as the walkin...
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Neuschwanstein Castle Bavaria

6 Instagrammable Travel Destinations for Autumn

Fall is a magical season and its beauty always translates on camera. During the autumn season, Instagram is brimming with images of freshly fallen golden leaves and travellers exploring beautiful land...
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Bali mountain and beach scenery

Bali: The Road Less Travelled

The road to Bali is well travelled, but a Journey to Indonesia reveals there’s so much more to the region than blissful beaches and luxury hotels, says Tess Watkins. My unforgettable adventure – trekk...
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El Nido Palawan Richard Collett

The Best Adventures in the Philippines

The Philippines is a country of over 7,000 different islands, giving this Southeast Asian nation a level of diversity that’s like nowhere else in the world. Even given an entire lifetime, it would be ...
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Kayaking at Whitehaven Beach

12 Photos That Prove Queensland Has the Best Beaches in the World

Where to find the world’s best beaches? It’s a tough call – but these drone snaps from Tourism Australia have got us dreaming of Queens...
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Venice Simplon–Orient–Express

The World's Most Glamorous Train Journeys

Taking us back to an era when travelling by train was a glamorous affair, these classic rail Journeys encourage us to take it easy and enjoy the world outside the window…  Indian Pacific FROM...
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Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver, USA

10 of the World’s Most Beautiful Live Music Venues

Catching your favourite band or singer live is something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime, with the experience easily elevated further into greatness if you are lucky enough to watch...
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