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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

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

Terminal 1 Exterior at Singapore Changi International Airport

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

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

30 Jul | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

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