Holiday-makers drive electric car uptake

Australian holiday-makers can expect to see more electric and hybrid vehicles on the roads this festive season as rental firms expand their fleets to include eco-friendly options. And the companies say greener vehicles are in high demand, both from curious motorists...[Read More]

Getting ready for an overseas holiday? make sure you follow these tips

One of the foremost questions on people’s minds today: Is it safe to book a holiday abroad for 2023? While countries have opened their borders to travellers and tourists, there are still certain restrictions in place. That being said, if you plan to embark on...[Read More]

Tips for meaningful Christmas experiences with family and friends

5 Tips for Meaningful Christmas Experiences With Family and Friends Christmas is a well-loved holiday people look forward to, but it’s also a time when there seem to be endless to-do lists, presents to buy, and parties to attend. In the end, most of us are left...[Read More]

Winners, losers named in electric car race

Australia’s biggest car brands have been ranked on their efforts to reduce emissions and the news is not positive for many of the country’s top sellers. While electric vehicle manufacturers Polestar and Tesla topped the Climate Council’s Race to Zero Ranking on...[Read More]

Top 5 Australian destinations to visit for retirees

Now that you’ve retired from the workforce and have all the opportunities to do what you want, you’re ready to take the trip of a lifetime. If you’re planning to take a tour across Australia, here’s a list of 5 top destinations to visit for retirees....[Read More]

Top 5 international destinations for retirees to visit

If you’re an Australian or British retiree, retirement is the perfect time to travel the world and explore the places you’ve always wanted to see. Travelling may lead to much more than just a relaxing vacation, too. Seeing the world in your 50s, 60s, and beyond can...[Read More]

Car-sharing giant to launch in Australia

American car-sharing giant Turo has announced plans to launch its service in Australia before the end of the year, shaking up the traditional rental car market. The company, which is the world’s largest car-sharing platform, will begin recruiting Australian...[Read More]

Top 3 benefits of the caravan lifestyle in Australia

A rising number of Australians are searching for alternative life experiences that provide them with a sense of independence from city life and a connection to nature. Caravan living can be for you if you’re looking for new experiences or wish to live simply. Even...[Read More]

The top 3 destinations to visit for young families

Everyone can find something to enjoy in Australia’s many towns and natural wonders, from kiddie explorers and beach-loving teenagers to culture-hungry adults and foodies of all ages. Good thing there are plenty of places to see and experience in Australia if you want...[Read More]

Aust drivers’ fuel costs hit $100 a week

Cash-strapped Australians filling up at the fuel pump paid an extra $5 a week over the course of the past three months, according to new figures. The Australian Automobile Association’s latest Transport Affordability Index, released on Sunday, shows average...[Read More]

High petrol prices here to stay, NRMA says

Australian drivers will have to pay more than $2 a litre for petrol as long as Russia’s war on Ukraine continues, the NRMA believes. Spokesman Peter Khoury says the price drivers are paying at the bowser is unprecedented. “In Australia, most capital cities...[Read More]

First tourists touch down after two years

Two years since Australia’s borders snapped shut due to COVID-19, international tourists have been allowed back into the country, sparking joyous scenes at airports nationwide. An early morning Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Sydney was the first to touch down...[Read More]

Overseas tourists to return on February 21

International tourists will be allowed to come back to Australia from February 21. After the almost two year ban on foreign travellers, fully vaccinated tourists will be able to arrive in a matter of days. The decision comes following a meeting of cabinet’s...[Read More]

PM ‘optimistic’ about international travel

Scott Morrison says he empathises with the travel sector seeking to reopen Australia’s international border, but does not yet have the advice he needs to do so. The Australian Tourism Export Council said on Wednesday maintaining international border closures...[Read More]

Fraser Island to revert to Indigenous name

Marty Silk (Australian Associated Press)   The Queensland government will change the name of Fraser Island back to K’gari, the name used by its traditional owners. The Butchulla people on Sunday celebrated the name-change – which mean’s...[Read More]