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There’s nothing better than a clever money-saving hack… unless it’s a clever money-saving HOLIDAY hack. We asked the Wotif team for their personal tips and tricks for saving on travel. Check them out! When to book The early bird catches the worm! But according to Warren Khin, New Zealand Accommodation Manager, the last-minute lizard can …

Your first trip with a baby is, let’s face it, a little terrifying. Will they completely lose the plot while in a confined space with 100 people (e.g. the plane)? Will we get any sleep? Will we even get to see the holiday destination? The list of fears goes on, which is why I’m glad …

The quickest way to a panic attack at an airport is popping your luggage on the scales and seeing it go over the limit. The fees can be massive – up to $1000 (or more!) depending on which airline you’re travelling with and how far over you’ve gone. But don’t go emptying your suitcase in …

It’s official! For the second year in a row, the Wotif team have crunched the numbers – looking at pricing, demand, reviews and available accommodation deals – to find the top ten Australian destinations for the upcoming year. Ten fantastic Aussie towns that offer great value for money and incredible experiences, making them perfect for …

Have you ever been caught a dollar or two short at a cash register only for a stranger to save you with a handful of coins? Or sat in a driveway, staring at endless peak-hour headlights, when one noble soul slowed down to let you out into the traffic? Little good deeds like these can …

Remember being a kid and going on holiday? You’d toss your bags on the hotel bed and make a beeline for the pool. Truthfully, not much has changed as an adult. Here are 11 of Australia’s finest hotel pool experiences so you can relive that childhood joy once more. 1. Crown Towers Perth Perth, WA …

It’s the same old drill for most of us. We make New Year’s resolutions on 31 December with good intentions, but break them by sundown on 1 January and forget about them by 2 January. Come the following December, we trot out the list again – usually with the same outcomes. If only there was …

Don’t know where to holiday in 2019? Lucky for you, the stars have the answers. We spoke to astrologer Janusz Donatowicz to find the best getaways for every horoscope. Check ‘em out! Aries (21 March–19 April) Janusz says… Jupiter, the planet of travel, will be in Sagitarrius for most of the year, forming a trine …

Summer’s the perfect time of year to get away, but where should you go? To help you figure out your own plans (and because I’m an incorrigible stickybeak), I asked some of Wotif’s awesome Aussie travel experts where they’re going this summer. Check it out! Donna Rodios, Director of eCommerce Where are you going? Palm …

Think you’ve left it too late to book an Aussie Xmas holiday? No way! You just need to know where to go. Here are our top 10 places to score a last-minute Christmas getaway bargain. But you’d better get in quick! 1. Warrnambool, VIC This coastal city on the western end of the spectacular Great …