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!

The Antipodean paraglides

During his week-long sailing trip around Turkey’s Turquoise Coast with Busabout, Andrew Allen (aka the Antipodean) took in the views from another angle – from the sky.  ‘Run!’ I only got out of the va...
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Kangaroo Island: Every piece of Australia in one place

 
Australia is known for its beautiful beaches, open roads and sand dunes. But what if you could find every piece of Australia in one island, asks Sophie Williams. It’s hard to believe that Kangaroo Isl...
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Best places to see the leaves turn

 
There’s a chill in the air. The winter coat has been retrieved from the back of the closet (I swear I only just stuffed it in there) and our fingers have hovered over the heating controls... surely it...
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New York’s best movie locations

 
With 250 movies and TV shows filmed on its streets each year, it’s no wonder New York is the city that never sleeps. On a recent trip to the Big Apple, Emily Ray set out on a mission to see the stars ...
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Heaven in Hua Hin

 
Looking to plan that one last summer getaway before winter sets in? If you’re looking for a value for money beach break, Sophie Williams says Hua Hin in Thailand is just the place for you. Just two an...
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A day afloat: Sailing the Turquoise Coast

Don’t be jealous, but Andrew Allen’s just got back from a week sailing Turkey’s Turquoise Coast with Busabout. If the idea of sailing effortlessly over warm, clear waters while enjoying delicious Turk...
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Norman goes to the Baltics

Remember Norman, our infamous travel photographer? His exquisite composition, his skilled use of light, his ability to capture the thrill of travel in a single self-portrait? In July we crowned him Wo...
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A relaxing yoga retreat in Thailand

 
Have you ever felt like you could use a holiday to get over your holiday? Travel junkie Monica Stott, who is one of our social media specialists and blogs over on The Travel Hack, says a relaxing yoga...
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Top tips from the travel experts

They say travel teaches you valuable lessons, gives you greater self understanding and an appreciation of different cultures. They also say stuff some money in your socks, don’t eat street food and pa...
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Top spots for an Indian summer

 
Right folks, that was it. Summer. The Olympic torch has been extinguished and the Jubilee’s a distant memory. We stayed put to cheer on our athletes, eyes loyally glued to the Games. Our weather’s bee...
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A thrill seeker’s guide to Orlando’s theme parks

 
Keen to hit the adrenaline-pumping theme parks of Orlando but overwhelmed by choice? Benedict Montgomery gives us the run down on his top attractions in the city of thrills and chills.  Orlando: just ...
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Walk the Line: New York's urban oasis

 
Suspended over the streets of New York's trendy Meatpacking District, there lies an oasis of urban respite. Stylish travel blogger Jaillan Yehia tells us why New York's High Line is the perf...
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