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Here at Wotif, we’ve always known just how special travel within Australia can truly be. With our research showing the majority (86%) of Aussie families are set to take a domestic holiday this year*, as well as the fact that most Aussie kids (61%) are eager to see and try different travel experiences here at …

Last year, I saved my pennies so I could take my two boys away for a few fab nights to Q1 Resort & Spa on the Gold Coast. My expectations of this holiday were higher than the 78 floors of the hotel. I’d been hanging out for this time away with the kids, pouring lots …

The phrase “travelling light” isn’t one that’s commonly used by parents packing for a getaway. In fact, “holiday hoarder” might be a little closer to reality. The good news is, you can cut back on your travel load with a little clever thinking and forward planning. Here are the top nine things I think you …

Hi! I’m Bec, Mum of Kai, aged nine and Scarlett aged 12. I’m a constant coffee-needer and a self-confessed holiday obsessive (who isn’t?) and the trips I love most are our family getaways. Like most families, our average day is usually filled with the daily grind of work, school, homework, sports and activities, so for …

A fabulous farm stay isn’t just about waking up at the crack of dawn to milk cows and sow seeds (it’s a holiday, after all!). But you will get the chance to see how life really plays out on a working farm, while enjoying some of the spoils along the way. Here are some of …

Heading away with the fam these school holidays? Packing for yourself can be testing enough, let alone getting the world in one bag for little ones as well. Sure, it’s a challenge but packing light for a family holiday is definitely doable! You just need some helpful packing hacks – here are nine of my …

Some people love a savoury snack, some can’t resist a sweet one… whatever your fave type of treat, it’s pretty hard to deny the deliciousness of chocolate! If you want to up the indulgence factor of your next getaway, I’ve rounded up 10 mouth-watering experiences centred on this ‘food of the gods’ that even the …

Sure, Aussie cities are world-class but that’s not all this great big country has to offer a keen and curious traveller – and you don’t even have to travel too far from the city to experience it! I’ve found some of the best spots less than three hour’s drive away from every capital city, perfect …

A family trip doesn’t have to be all ‘are we there yet?’ and ‘stop annoying your brother!’ Follow these eight sanity-saving holiday hacks and you’ll have a restful and fun (no, seriously!) getaway, no matter which generation is in tow. Hack #1: Plan the trip as a family A little mutual back-scratching is a timeless …

Creating beautiful memories with your grandkids is the best part of being a grandparent. That, and letting them stay up late, buying them awesome presents and feeding them extra sugary treats when the parentals aren’t looking 😉 What better way to create memories than on holidays! Leave their parents at home (trust us, they’ll thank …