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Have you heard the great news? In 2019, there are just a few days between Easter and Anzac Day, which means many of us can take a 10-day break using only three days of annual leave. With this period coinciding with many states’ school holidays, it’s the perfect time for an autumn getaway. Check out …

Updated at 12pm on 1 April 2019. Sorry, tall friends! Emu Airlines is nothing more than an April Fools’ Day joke. We hope you found it emusing 😜 Scroll down to the bottom of this post for some real airlines that have all your tall-travel needs covered. Like the rest of Australia, we here at …

Confession time. I’ve been travelling to Brisbane for work trips for over eight years, but not once have I stayed on for the weekend. A cheeky road trip to Byron Bay? Yes. A few days on the Gold Coast? You bet. A couple of leisure days in the Queensland capital? Umm, not so much. What …

If there’s one (and only one) thing Australians love more than holidays, it’s sport. Whether playing or watching, it’s something that brings people and communities together. No matter what type or level – from kids’ after-school games to massive international finals – Aussies are on it like Vegemite on toast (with butter, of course). That’s …

Australia is home to some seriously unique experiences – that’s why it’s such a great place to holiday and explore. With the 2019 Uniquely Aussie Awards, we asked you to tell us some of the best across six important categories. We crunched the numbers and today we’re excited to announce the winners. From the tastiest …

Aussies love a road trip. In fact, our research has found that hitting the road for a scenic drive is one of our favourite holiday pastimes, with more Aussies preferring to drive (54%) than fly (45%) around Australia. Whether you’ve got weeks to spare or just a few days up your sleeve, there’s an awesome …

With more than 10,000 beaches around Australia, we’re pretty spoilt for choice when it comes to stunning sandy escapes.But there’s one beachy destination that stands out from the crowd and that is Esperance, WA. Here are seven of its most incredible beaches, each one almost guaranteed to make you say, “I need to go to …

Australia has plenty of gorgeous natural wonders. Uluru, the Great Barrier Reef, the Great Dividing Range – the list goes on. But what about the wonders you haven’t heard about? Explore a little bit and you’ll find Australia is home to even more incredible sites than you realised. Here are ten of our faves. 1. …

It’s official! For the second year in a row, the Wotif team have crunched the numbers – looking at pricing, demand, reviews and available accommodation deals – to find the top ten Australian destinations for the upcoming year. Ten fantastic Aussie towns that offer great value for money and incredible experiences, making them perfect for …

Travelling around Australia can be like visiting many different countries at once. We have golden beaches, snow-topped mountains, lush rainforests, the rugged outback, and everything in between. There are incredible destinations and experiences to suit everyone, no matter what you’re into, but some stand out as the best-of-the-best. Here are 18 of our fave Aussie …