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Ah, it’s the age-old question that’s been dividing people forever: which is the best seat on the plane – aisle or window? Well, thank goodness for you, I have the answer. Sure, my workmate and lunchtime jogging buddy Zack Frohloff might tell you otherwise (and you can read all about that next week, if you’re …

It’s enough to give even the most seasoned traveller chills down their spine – the dreaded missing luggage. That sinking feeling when the last, lone bag trundles around the carousel for the 14th time and you resign yourself to the fact that yours isn’t going to suddenly appear behind it. The good news is this …

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 …

There’s nothing better than a clever money-saving hack… unless it’s a clever money-saving HOLIDAY hack. We asked the Wotif team for their personal tips and tricks for saving on travel. Check them out! When to book The early bird catches the worm! But according to Warren Khin, New Zealand Accommodation Manager, the last-minute lizard can …

Your first trip with a baby is, let’s face it, a little terrifying. Will they completely lose the plot while in a confined space with 100 people (e.g. the plane)? Will we get any sleep? Will we even get to see the holiday destination? The list of fears goes on, which is why I’m glad …

The quickest way to a panic attack at an airport is popping your luggage on the scales and seeing it go over the limit. The fees can be massive – up to $1000 (or more!) depending on which airline you’re travelling with and how far over you’ve gone. But don’t go emptying your suitcase in …

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 …

Have you ever been caught a dollar or two short at a cash register only for a stranger to save you with a handful of coins? Or sat in a driveway, staring at endless peak-hour headlights, when one noble soul slowed down to let you out into the traffic? Little good deeds like these can …

Remember being a kid and going on holiday? You’d toss your bags on the hotel bed and make a beeline for the pool. Truthfully, not much has changed as an adult. Here are 11 of Australia’s finest hotel pool experiences so you can relive that childhood joy once more. 1. Crown Towers Perth Perth, WA …