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Family Holidays in Tasmania

Cabin fever: Modern RVs have revolutionised the retro family holiday experience.

Mama Holiday

The latest Australian holiday trend is 'gramping'

Tracey Spicer A bumper sticker I once saw sums it up perfectly: 'Adventure before dementia.'

Cruising

Fun for your crew

SHD TRAVEL September 8 Family Friendly Cruises Carnival Spirit Supplied CL_Deck_BsktBl_DadKids

Sally Macmillan Our Cruise Director Sally Macmillan suggests some popular holidays that are filled with thrills for the kids, while also enjoyable for mum and dad.

Quiet please, artists at work

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Aaron Scott Take at least a week and design your Tasmanian holiday around the island's vibrant art scene, writes Aaron Scott.

Beaches

A beach of your own

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Glenn Mulcaster heads off to hidden white sand strips on two family walks in Tasmania.

Travellers Tips

Tips

A note from mum for a family field trip

Not so average ... travel companies are catering for more than just two adults and two kids.

Jane E. Fraser The costs and crowds during school holidays make it tempting for parents to take children out of class to travel during term time.

Tips

Top tips on coping with Christmas travel

Santa angry

Arrive at your Christmas destination refreshed, not frazzled, with these tips, writes Jane E. Fraser.

Map of Tasmania

Travel News

Qantas reroutes flights as PNG's Rabaul Volcano erupts

The smoke and ash from Mount Tavurvur

MICHAEL KOZIOL 3:26pm | A giant ash cloud is affecting some flights to and from Australia following a major eruption of the Rabaul caldera in Papua New Guinea.

Czech hotel threatens peeing tourists with YouTube post

OLIVER SMITH 9:25am | A Czech hotel is hoping to deter public urination by threatening to post videos of offenders on YouTube.

Family fuming after wheelchair-using granny left in corner of Newark Airport for 11 hours

28 Aug | A family is fuming mad after an airport worker parked a wheelchair-using grandmother in a departure lounge and an airline's "processing error" led her to be left there for up to 11 hours.

'Roofing': The best way to see Saint Petersburg

28 Aug | Thrill-seekers believe the best way to see Russia's imperial capital is by hopping roof to roof.

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