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Snowy Mountains

Mama Holiday: Snow holidays with kids

Tracey Spicer You've seen the advertisements: A picture-perfect family, dressed in designer ski gear.

Bargains

Get going: dreams can come true

BELINDA JACKSON Lie back on Daydream Island and save $180 on a four-night stay until April 30.

Bargains

Deals of the week: take a Captain Cook

MV Reef Endeavour

Julietta Jameson Captain Cook Cruises has a 'take a mate for half price' sale on for MV Reef Endeavour trips.

NSW

Weekend Away: Perisher

Perisher, Salzburg

Daniel Fallon Daniel Fallon finds a comfortable spot to recover while enjoying Perisher.

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Photo galleries

Bumper weekend ahead for snow-goers

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Chit Hang Wan plays in the snow at the Descovery Centre at Perisher.
Filed: Wednesday, 9 July 2014 3:26:39 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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A half-metre of snow on Wednesday night has set up a weekend labelled the best of the season at Thredbo and Perisher.

Snowfall in the Snowy Mountains

Snowfall in the SNowy Mountains

A photographic history of snowfall on the opening weekend of the ski season at the Perisher Blue Resort over the last 5 years as captured by the Fairfax Media photographers.

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Travellers Tips

Australia

Hot and happening

Hayman Island.

The carefree days of summer are coming - Lee Atkinson compiles a wish-list of some of the country's best new adventures.

Australia

Elsewhere, all to yourself

Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia

The usual haunts may be booked solid but bargains await in places that go quiet in summer, writes Sheriden Rhodes.

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Travel News

Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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