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Traveller

Budget Shopping Holidays

Track trade ... the market's low-hung makeshift roof - a combination that includes tarpaulins and bedspreads - which is routinely hauled in.

Thailand

Shopping in the express aisle

Steve Williams gets closer than he'd like to a commuter train sharing the tracks with a local market.

Vietnam

Market forces clear streets in Vietnam

Break with tradition ... markets like this one in Ho Chi Minh City are under threat.

Supermarkets are replacing Vietnam's traditional markets and hawkers, writes Sarah O'Bryan.

Singapore

Singapore at a bargain basement price

Singapore flight attendants at Changi Airport.

Cheapskate Richard Tulloch stays in the Katong district at a bargain basement price.

Tokyo

Bargains and Buddha

Joanna Hall finds exquisite souvenirs in Tokyo's vibrant temple district.

Travellers Tips

Tips

Beyond frequent flyer points

Frequent Flyer Credit card Qantas

You save up your frequent flyer points and hand over your card at the supermarket - but when it comes to travel perks you might be only scratching the surface.

Hong Kong

A spa that's worth the walk

Joanna Hall discovers a bargain-priced way to recover from a dose of Hong Kong shopper's feet.

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Travel News

Planes, porn and racism: Travel's biggest Twitter fails

Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 5:15pm | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 4:01am | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

Pack your bags, Queensland campaign combats the Ita effect

CAMERON ATFIELD 15 Apr | The Queensland government has launched a new campaign to encourage tourists back into the state, following a wave of publicity dominated by tropical cyclone Ita.

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