We asked a wide array of locals in varied destinations across the globe – everyone from hotel owners to concierges to authors to museum curators to floral designers and more – to share their insights and tips on the places we Australians can’t wait to get back to or visit for the first time once some semblance of normal returns to our lives. Here, you’ll find all their tips curated into 107 Insider Guides to help you start dreaming and planning for a return to travel. Are you ready to get out there and see the world again? Read the below to begin.
Insider travel guides
Top Travel Deals
Hawaiʻi’s Most Hawaiian Hotel Has No Resort Fee
Enjoy free culture classes and all that Maui has to offer without the worry of a daily resort fee.
- No resort fee
- Competitively priced rooms on award wining beach (Kāʻanapali Beach is the #1 beach in the USA)
- Newly renovated premium rooms
New Zealand Panorama – Experience Mother Nature’s Magic
Take in New Zealand’s natural wonders as you explore the North & South Islands. Save $250pp* on this handcrafted New Zealand journey in 2022/2023 with Scenic – limited availability, secure your departure today.
French Polynesia to Easter Island Cruise: Save $2,115 pp
Embark on an expedition cruise into the heart of French Polynesia and its unique history and spectacular marine environments.
- 13-night exclusive cruise
- Renowned Expedition Team
- UNESCO-designated gems
2 FREE days for every 5 days of Camper rental
Your New Zealand road trip just got cheaper! Pay for 5 and get 7 when you hire an Apollo camper from Christchurch or Auckland this winter. Book soon to score free days! It’s time to explore NZ with Apollo.
Pay for 5 rental Days, Get 7!
It’s time to explore NZ! Grab 2 free rental days for every 5 booked with Apollo Motorhome Holidays. Book your road trip now!
Boutique hotel package in stunning Hawke’s Bay
Indulge yourself at Porters Boutique Hotel in Havelock North village with a 3-night stay including all the trimmings.
- Bottle of premium wine
- Experiential wine tasting
- Chef’s choice meal
The Beautiful Island of Maui is Calling
With influences of the Hawaiian culture around every corner, Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel will make your Hawaiʻi dream into a lifelong memory.
Best NZ Biking Package – Ride The Timber Trail
Enjoy 2 epic days riding a NZ Great Ride and 2 nights at the cosy Timber Trail Lodge (meals & shuttle service included).
- Eco-lodge nestled within the Pureora Forest
- Delicious food to fuel your adventure
- Exceptional hospitality and hassle-free shuttle services
Up to 25% off select fares with Holland America
50% reduced deposit and up to 25% off the Have It All fare* which includes drinks package, shore tours and more~
- Bonus onboard credit
- Alaska, Europe and more
- Sale ends 28 Feb 2023
Cruise Bucket List Destinations with NCL & Save
Choose from 300+ destinations including Europe, Hawai’i, Alaska & more. Plus, enjoy a free beverage package & much more! T&C’s apply.
The best places to travel in 2021
Need more inspiration? From a curated list of all the hottest destinations to travel to in 2021 to more in depth guides and listicles on some of our favourite destinations around the world; keep reading to start planning your next trip.
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