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!

Tips for Visiting Dubai and Abu Dhabi During Ramadan

Sunset in Abu Dhabi (image: Lauren Burvill) With sunshine and warm weather practically on tap, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are very much year-round destinations to visit. There is, however, one season in th...
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Discover Sydney, Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef with Flight Centre

Can you really see enough of Australia in a fortnight? Yes you can. Lauren Jarvis takes us on Flight Centre's two-week Sydney, ...
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Houmas House: What it’s Like to Stay in a Louisiana Plantation Home

Our group at Houmas House (image: Sarah Barnett) “Well think about it – if you had 300,000 acres gentlemen, when was the last tim...
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What it's Really Like Inside Etihad's 'The Residence'

The Residence bedroom (Image: Lauren Burvill) I’m lying down on a soft double bed, nuzzling into a plush duvet. A 27-inch TV shines softly at the end of the bed. If I close my eyes I could easily be...
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The Most Vegan-Friendly Places in Europe

It might have been slightly slow to get going but the vegan scene is finally taking off amid the meat and dairy-rich food of Europe. Veganism isn’t necessarily the norm in the world of brie and bratwu...
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The Best Ways to Explore Australia

From soaring above the world’s largest coral reef to hiking mountain passes and paddling down majestic rivers, there are as many ways to explore Australia as there are wonders to behold... T...
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How I Got Hooked on Queensland

My best-ever month was spent exploring Queensland with a childhood friend, tells Ellie Fazan. Swimming in the dazzling blue water off the coast; barbecuing seafood so fresh it jumped onto our plates; ...
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Washington DC Cool: Trading Monuments for Travel Moments

 
The USA features on most travel bucket lists; the dazzling lights of Vegas, coastal drives in California, shopping in New York City – the lot. But there’s one city that offers a genuine slice of Ameri...
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Rocky Mountaineer to Launch Revamped GoldLeaf Service

Picture this: you’re chugging through some of the richest mountain landscapes in the world, surrounded by delicious Canadian wine and a la carte cuisine, with the prospect of a possible bear, moose or...
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9 Fun Facts about the Great Barrier Reef

Famous the world over for its colourful corals and fascinating fishes, the Great Barrier Reef sits high on the travel must-sees list. Together with Sydney and Uluru, it forms part of Australia’s trio ...
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Behind the Scenes of Canada's Rocky Mountaineer with Chef JP

The Rocky Mountaineer makes many a bucket list – whether you're retired and looking to splurge, on a honeymoon, celebrating a special occasion or simply planning the trip of a lifetime. But what ...
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Tried & Tested: the Best of Hawaii’s Eateries

Our Expert Jackie Brown-Yurkin, Flight Centre’s Hawaii Product Manager, knows a thing or two about eating in Hawaii. So when we asked her for her top recommendations for places to eat in the Aloha Sta...
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