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Cruises in South America

River cruising: The travel trend that's made a huge comeback

Brian Johnston River cruising has become so popular that companies are struggling to meet demand, writes Brian Johnston.

Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands: The captain can croon

Eduardo Neira

Keith Austin You see many strange and wonderful sights in the Galapagos Islands.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: world cruises are changing

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Sally Macmillan A world cruise used to be straightforward: get on a ship, sail around the world, then get off.

Cruising

Ships in the night

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Cruise lines are recognising the value of longer stays in port, writes Louise Goldsbury.

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World's top 10 river cruises

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Forget airport hassles and cramped tour buses - a relaxing river cruise is the way to see the world. Here are the top 10.

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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.

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Travel News

Orpheus Island resort takes luxury to another level

Guests sit on the beach at Orpheus Island.

JULIETTA JAMESON | Orpheus Island Beach Resort on the Great Barrier Reef has just opened its newly renovated South Suites.

Deals of the week: Cruising goes half price

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Ambling from Scandinavia to sunny Miami, this 47-night cruise package is now almost half price.

Traveller letters: Understand how a cash passport card works

I purchased a cash passport card and have widely used it throughout Europe.

Qantas reroutes flights as PNG's Rabaul Volcano erupts

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.

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