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Budget Holidays in Pacific

Boats moored at Phi Phi Island in Thailand .

Travel budgets

Warning: dip ahead

Jane Reddy Our falling currency is no bar to Australian travellers finding good-value destinations, writes Jane Reddy, who has done the homework for you on where the bargains are.

New Caledonia

Your tribe for the night

Kana dancers New Caledonia

Sam Vincent sidesteps mainstream New Caledonian accommodation for something more authentic.

Pacific

The Canny Traveller: Vanuatu's best-kept secret

Moorings ... you'd be hard pushed to find a better spot in Vanuatu.

David Whitley relaxes at Vanuatu's best-kept secret for chic, budget accommodation in the perfect spot.

Backpacking

One hundred years young: youth hostels celebrate a century

Backpacker

Youth hostelling has come a long way in 100 years.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Travel bargains in the downturn: from gloom to boom

What crisis? ... Hawaii is among the destinations attracting more visitors.

Savvy travellers are finding destinations and holiday options that offer great value for tight budgets.

Tips

Getting the best flight deals: how low can you go?

Air Fares Planes

Flying on the cheap? James Smith shops around for the best deals.

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Map of Pacific

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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