Travel Talk

Maldives Image: LUX* South Ari Atoll

The Maldives is reopening: what to know and where to go

The Maldives is reopening to international tourists on 15 July. Here’s everything you need to know plus a round-up of our favourite accommodation options.

Queensland borders reopen: here's what's on

Queensland borders are reopening along with exciting new experiences

Queensland borders will be opening to most states from next week, just in time to enjoy these new offerings in Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef.

Fiji Bula Bubble

Fiji sets out ‘Bula Bubble’ plan for Australian and New Zealand tourists

Fiji is planning to offer Australian and New Zealand tourists a ‘Vacation in Paradise’ by setting aside geographically-isolated resorts for them to stay in.

Pier One Sydney Harbour Winter Igloos

Pier One’s dreamy igloos are returning to Sydney for winter

Pier One Sydney Harbour’s sought-after winter pop-up ‘Igloos on the Pier’ is back and reimagined this year with three unique experiences available.

Daydream Island Resort. Great Barrier Reef holiday

Queensland holiday deals locals won’t want to miss

Queensland operators are calling on locals to be their much-needed tourists over the coming months and are offering a selection of enticing packages and deals to encourage bookings.

Healthcare workers can be nominated to win a free holiday to Nicaragua

To give back to the healthcare workers working tirelessly to conquer COVID-19, the tour operators at ORO Travel are offering a free vacation in Nicaragua.

Sydney Film Festival 2020

Sydney Film Festival has gone virtual allowing viewers nationwide

See what’s on the program for this year’s 67th Sydney Film Festival which will be a virtual edition that allows nationwide viewing.

Australia coronavirus restrictions

Your guide to what’s open and what’s allowed this June

June will mark the beginning of the end for coronavirus closures as state restrictions ease even further. Here’s what to get excited about in each state.

Japan might pay for part of your holiday

Japan is the latest country offering to fund part of your holiday

Keep Japan on your radar because the Japanese government is considering a new scheme to boost tourism that involves covering part of your travel expenses.

Travel in Europe: borders opening in time for summer

After months of lockdowns Europe is slowly starting to allow travel again. Here’s what countries are opening their borders first.

Staycations and daytrips: travel restrictions easing this month

Domestic travel restrictions in Australia are slowly starting to ease. Here’s your state-by-state rundown of what’s allowed and what’s not. 

World's Best Airport: Changi Airport Singapore

The world’s best airports for 2020 have been announced

Research firm Skytrax has announced the winners of the World Airport Awards 2020 to bring some positive news during one of the industry’s toughest times.