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Cruises in Australia

Paul Gauguin cruise ship.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: Christmas cruises

Sally Macmillan Cruising around Australia during the Christmas holidays is becoming more popular.

Cruising

Everyone asks: will Medicare cover a cruise ship doctor visit?

Generic pic of a doctor.

Michael Gebicki If I take a cruise along Australia's coastline and need to see the ship's doctor, are my medical expenses covered by Medicare?

Australia

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland: Shore Excursion

Coral Princess II at Pelorus Island.

Jane E Fraser Sydneysiders Don and Sue Burnett visit a near-deserted island in northern Australia.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: freighter cruising

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Sally Macmillan Readers of a certain age may recall the bestselling book Slow Boats to China.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Cruising the Kimberley

Cruising the spectacular Kimberley on board the Orion.

Giant ocean liners arrive in Sydney

The Queen Elizabeth, front, and the Queen Mary 2 pass the Opera House as they enter Sydney Harbour

The Queen Mary 2 led the Queen Elizabeth into the harbour after they met off Sydney Heads.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Years go up, price goes down

Tourists couple Portugal beach

You don't have to act your age on holiday but, as Jane E. Fraser explains, admitting it can bring benefits.

Tips

Travel bargains in the downturn: from gloom to boom

What crisis? ... Hawaii is among the destinations attracting more visitors.

Savvy travellers are finding destinations and holiday options that offer great value for tight budgets.

Map of Australia

Travel News

Should you be afraid of flying?

Plane flying around a storm. Wing.

BRITTANY MANN 10:52am | The two Malaysia Airlines incidents have not helped those with a fear of flying, but are those fears realistic?

Donald Trump unveil plans for new Washington DC luxury hotel

9:46am | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

Economic recovery drives more UK, US tourists to Australia

9:31am | Economic recovery in the UK and US has helped drive a surge in overseas travellers to Australia.

Gaol kicks off National Trust 'hotel' brand

CAROLYN WEBB 24 Jul | The public will be able to sleep overnight in Old Melbourne Gaol cells, with the National Trust starting to throw open its properties as hotels.

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