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Budget Holidays in South Asia

A bicycle rickshaw on the Ring Road in Delhi, India.

The Backpacker

Can you judge a city by its cab drivers?

The Backpacker What would any country be without its own version of a dodgy taxi driver?

Maldives

Beach-hopping on a budget

If you're based in Male and have the numbers, pool your resources and hire a dhoni.

Now that independent travel in the Maldives is possible, J.J. Robinson plans a DIY itinerary.

Train travel

The red-eye to Mumbai

Travelling second class can derail a Bollywood career, writes Steve McKenna.

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

Case study: top tips on packing your bags

Backpacker illustration

From vacuum packing to cool-weather layering, the canny traveller's luggage mantra is all about economy.

More travellers tips on Budget Holidays in South Asia

Map of South Asia

Travel News

Deals of the week: Bali bargain

Nikko Resort, Bali.

JULIETTA JAMESON | Stay six nights at the Grand Nikko Bali at Nusa Dua for the price of three.

Traveller letters: Qantas Club members deserve lounge access, despite codeshares

We have been life members of the Qantas Club for more than 20 years.

Should you be afraid of flying?

BRITTANY MANN 10:52am | The two Malaysia Airlines incidents have not helped those with a fear of flying, but are those fears realistic?

Donald Trump unveil plans for new Washington DC luxury hotel

9:46am | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

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