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Here at Wotif, we’re passionate about getting more Aussie travellers to explore more of Oz. And this year, with so many Aussie communities doing it tough, it seems you’re all just as keen as us. In fact, according to a national survey we ran in February, 41% of Aussies are committed to travelling more in …

It’s no secret that many Aussie communities – particularly small and regional towns – have been doing it tough. We’re in the midst of one of the worst droughts in 800 years and we’ve been experiencing the most extreme bushfire season in recorded history. The recent rain has brought much-needed relief to some areas, but …

Hands up if you wish the holidays were here RIGHT NOW? Well lucky for you, we’ve searched high and low for the best summer beaches to bring you the holiday vibes. Wherever you are, picture yourself at one of these beaches with your fave iced drink in hand… instead of at work, sitting in aircon, …

No destination in Australia does holiday apartments better than the Gold Coast. There are sooooo many to choose from! But with all those properties at your booking fingertips, how do you narrow it down to the very best option? Well, I can’t confess to having tried them all, but I can vouch for the awesomeness …

First of all, before we say anything else, I have a confession to make. I always thought being an Australian and celebrating Halloween was meant to be selling out. Doesn’t it make you officially un-Australian and a basic witch? Not according to our blog editors, who say this is the one time of the year …

We do festivals a little differently down under – especially if you get out of the big cities. From the weird and wacky to annual celebrations of cultural icons, Aussie festivals are a hoot. They’re also a great excuse to explore somewhere new, learn about a destination’s unique local history and meet some fantastic people. …

Have you heard the news? Wotif is helping one Aussie destination start their own festival and YOU get to decide what and where it will be. We started by calling for nominations from all over the country, and we were inundated with clever, quirky, original, and meaningful ideas. It was tough work for our judging …

Spring Getaway, Smiths Beach Resort

As we come out of hibernation and get ready for summer, there’s no better time for a spring fling. With the sun shining and the flowers blooming, it really is a romantic time of year. So, here are 10 romantic getaway spots to make use of the most wonderful time of the year. NSW Anchorage …