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Budget Holidays in Australia

The Street Arts Festival is a West Australia staple.

Twenty reasons to visit Fremantle

Mal Chenu From sailing and fishing to arts festivals and boutique pale ales, this is the best on offer in Fremantle.

NSW

Guide at a glance: Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay, NSW. Photograph by Getty Images. SHD TRAVEL MAY 19 STAYZ BATEMANS BAY

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Lee Atkinson tests the waters on NSW's south coast and relishes getting back to nature.

World

Ahead of the pack

Sydney Harbour YHA

Ben Groundwater Ben Groundwater puts to rest the age-old notion that to backpack is to slum it with this list of 'poshpacker' hostels.

Budget travel

Chic and cheerful

Bounce Hotel, Surry Hills, Sydney.

Kahla Preston Enterprising hostels are casting off the dingy tag with cool decor and features.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Inside Australia's first Tune Hotel

Tune Hotel Melbourne

Take a look inside the first Tune Hotel in Australia, on Swanston St in Melbourne. The Tune Hotel chain, an offshoot of low-cost carrier AirAsia, applies a 'budget airline' approach to its rooms,...

Chic and cheerful

Hostel

Enterprising hostels are casting off the dingy tag with cool decor and features.

Travellers Tips

Travel tips

All the buzz on a budget

Phra Nang beach, Krabi. Thailand.

From Hobart to Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Groundwater picks the new year's best affordable breaks.

Tips

Comfort for some in our no-frills addiction

AirAsia underneath

Jane E. Fraser Passengers may grumble about the service but the lure of low fares means budget carriers will continue to expand at the expense of the old guard.

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Travel News

Teen survives stowaway flight drama

Rough around the edges ... Hawaiian Airlines.

4:27pm | The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop annoying frequent flier

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

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