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Because you, our reader, are our priority, we’d love to create the best-possible website for you so we can keep bringing you travel inspiration. To make sure we have your needs and wants covered, we’d love your opinion on what we can do better. This brief survey won’t take more than 3 minutes, and you’ll have the chance to win an incredible seven-night stay at Mangosteen Resort & Ayurveda Spa in Phuket, Thailand. Just the thing to start 2018 on the right note! Thank you for your time, and as always, happy travels!   Click here to start: Win a 7-night stay at Mangosteen Resort & Ayurveda Spa, Thailand ($2311)     The prize includes Superior Garden Villa for two people Candle-lit dinner, authentic home-style cooked Thai menu for two 30-minute Mangosteen spa treatment for two Ayurveda consultations by in-house Ayurveda Doctor at the Mangosteen Spa Weekly yoga sessions (suitable for beginners) Welcome drink, cold towels and fresh fruit in the room on arrival Shuttle bus to Nai Harn Beach and local market Discover Diving at the Mangosteen pool Free wi-fi throughout the Resort A romantic boutique resort in southern Phuket, Mangosteen Resort & Ayurveda Spa is a luxury hillside escape with 41 villa-style rooms designed for adults only. Set over 2.5 hectares of lush tropical gardens, the resort commands spectacular views over Chalong Bay, while the on-site restaurant serves authentic, home-style Thai cuisine and the exclusive Ayurvedic day spa has a menu of rejuvenating treatments.   T&Cs: Must answer the 21st (final) question of the survey to be eligible to enter. Prize is valid until 21 November 2018. Prize is for couples only; adult-only resort. Extra nights can be purchased. Cannot be combined with other promotions. Flights not included, black-out periods apply. Entries close 4 December, 2017. For full T&Cs click here.
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We said YES… 7 sensational same-sex honeymoon destinations
The people have spoken and they have said, yes, Australia wants marriage equality. About time, right? OK, so gay marriage is not yet fait accompli yet – it’s up to us to ensure that our elected members follow the will of the people to pass the law. But it got us thinking; with the tide of LGBTI nuptials set to be unleashed, so will there be a demand for drool-worthy honeymoons to boot. Here’s our pick of amazing LGBTI-friendly destinations worthy of your upcoming special day, writes Steve Madgwick. 
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Airbnb – the questions you need to ask before your book
When it comes to travel, you want the mystery to be in the destination - not your accommodation. We’ve compiled a few handy questions to ask before you book your next Airbnb, writes Nikki Wallman.