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Cruises in Australia

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Cruising

The Cruise Director: New cruise ships

Sally Macmillan P&O Cruises' head honchos sorted through 20,000 suggestions of names for its two new ships.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: Christmas cruises

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Paul Gauguin cruise ship. Photograph supplied. SHD TRAVEL JULY 15 CRUISE.

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.

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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

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

 Familie van Veldhuizen-Marckelbach In Memoriam Facebook page

ANNIE DANG 4:03pm | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

30 Jul | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

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