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Budget Holidays in New South Wales

Water world: Boats in the marina at Batemans Bay, a popular destination for good-value family holidays.

NSW

Guide at a glance: Batemans Bay

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.

Sydney

Unearth some hip digs

Sydney YHA

Sydney Harbour YHA offers comfy beds and a whole lot of history, writes Louise Schwartzkoff.

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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

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.

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Travel News

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I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

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Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

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Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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