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Family Holidays in North America

Spicers Peak Lodge, QLD

Australia

Country holidays: Old MacDonald had a farm stay

Sheriden Rhodes Australia offers a big range of country holidays where city families get get up close and grubby - or stylishly arms-length - with the nation's producer backbone, writes Sheriden Rhodes.

Cruising

The Cruise Director

Sally Macmillan Taking a cruise with the whole family - mum, dad, kids, grandparents - is becoming increasingly popular.

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.

Mama Holiday

OK, so my son kissed a monkey on the lips

Monkey

Tracey Spicer There's a moment in every traveller's life when you know you've gone too far.

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Live mermaid show in Weeki Watchee, Florida

Weeki Watchee Mermaid show Florida

Behind the scenes at the underwater show "Little Mermaid" at Weeki Watchee Springs State Park in Weeki Watchee, Florida.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

harry potter world

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park opens in Orlando, Florida.

Travellers Tips

Air travel

Come cry with me

Baby crying plane

Flying with a toddler? Fasten your seatbelt, advises Dugald Jellie. There's a white-knuckle ride ahead.

Tripologist

To Canada by wing and by vessel

Tripologist We want to visit my brother in Vancouver. Which is the best airline when you're flying with infants?

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Travel News

Qantas re-routes planes away from Iraq

Boosting capacity: The extra seats will be made possible through

12:57pm | Qantas has stopped its flights using Iraqi airspace in the wake of the MH17 disaster.

Deals of the week: Germany romantic back roads

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Take an early bird 10 per cent off a romantic tour of Germany and Austria's back roads during 2015.

Traveller letters: Skytrax's fifth best airline a turkey

Customer service must not be one of Skytrax's judging criteria when it comes to judging the world's best airlines.

Jetstar tells girl she is 'too young to fly alone'

1 Aug | A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.

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