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Budget Holidays in Victoria

On the up ... Bounce Sydney, Surry Hills.

Budget travel

Chic and cheerful

Kahla Preston Enterprising hostels are casting off the dingy tag with cool decor and features.

Victoria

The best things in life

Cheap thrills ... the Brambuk Cultural Centre.

With its natural beauty and wealth of attractions, it doesn't cost a fortune to enjoy the Garden State, writes Sandy Guy.

Victoria

A budget winter in Melbourne

Diana Plater finds that despite the cold, Melbourne in winter can be a great - and cheap - experience.

Airlines

Tiger Airways: not so vicious after all

Claws out ... Tiger Airways dictates the use of a certain credit card.

Belinda Merhab Gasps of horror followed whenever I mentioned the airline getting me to my Gold Coast getaway.

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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,...

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

Royal visit means big bucks for tourism

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, pose in front of Uluru.

NINA KARNIKOWSKI 1:06pm | As the royal trio and their entourage head home, Australian tourism operators are reveling in the influx of enquiries and bookings that have resulted from the visit, which is expected to lead to tens of millions in tourist spending.

Number of Gallipoli pilgrims plummets

TONY WRIGHT 12:41pm | Fewer travellers have made the Anzac Day trek to Gallipoli than at any time in the last 14 years.

Dubai: Two French base jumpers break world record with Burj Khalifa leap

ANNIE DANG 24 Apr | Base jumpers break world record after spectacular leap from world's tallest building.

Brisbane petrol prices to settle for long weekend

MARISSA CALLIGEROS 24 Apr | There is likely to be some relief for motorists this long weekend following an Easter of high petrol prices.

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