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Snowy Mountains

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.

Australia

It's no skis, please

Vodka bar with 70 vodkas, Astra bar at Astra Lodge, Falls Creek. Photograph supplied. SHD TRAVEL JULY 8 APRES SKI

Rachael Oakes Ashe explains how to have a snow holiday without skiing.

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Photo galleries

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.

Ski season opens

Christine Bios, of East Bentleigh, gets a taste of the first snow ball thrown at the start of the ski season at Falls Creek.

Sub-zero temperatures brought snow to the resorts for the opening of ski season 2009, though not enough for skiing.

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.

More travellers tips on Snowy Mountains

Map of Snowy Mountains

Travel News

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (centre L), walk from during a reception at the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

2:57pm | Royal visit by Kate, Wills and baby George is drawing UK tourists Down Under.

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: CNN's MH370 expert sacked over bad clothes

2:24pm | Flight simulator company sacks instructor for dressing like a teenager during CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Alexandra Rose Williams on good behaviour bond after in-flight bum grope

STEVE BUTCHER 12:36pm | A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member and tried to kiss him on the cheek on a flight from Manila to Melbourne has been ordered by a magistrate to behave for the next three months.

Golden Princess largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne

ANNIE DANG 11:32am | Golden Princess will be the biggest cruise ship to hit Melbourne.

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