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Budget Holidays

Economy Class on Qantas A380 Thursday 2 October 2008. Picture by Craig Abraham The Age

Air travel

Stop whingeing: five reasons flying economy class is great

Mark Juddery It must be one of the most commonly heard travel complaints: the misery of flying economy class.

Travel Insider

At what point do you stop being a 'young' traveller?

When are you too old to be considered a 'young' traveller?

Jane E Fraser "I'm still young, aren't I?" Older travellers are crashing the young travellers' scene.

Italy

Rome on $50 a day

Colosseum, Rome

Once you've found a bed, you can enjoy the Eternal City on a tight budget, writes Steve McKenna.

The Tripologist

Everyone asks: why is a one-way airfare almost as much as a return ticket?

The Tripologist Why does a one-way ticket on most airlines cost almost as much as a return fare?

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Photo galleries

Photos

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,...

Chic and cheerful

Hostel

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

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Travellers Tips

The Tripologist

What does 'commission-free' currency exchange really mean?

Money exchange, Bangkok

The Tripologist What does it mean when a currency exchange bureau offers commission-free transactions?

Insider

Beating bill shock of global phoning

Global phone roaming rip off

Travel Insider Using a smartphone or tablet overseas can result in a horrendous bill, but you don't have to turn it off. Here are some tips for managing your usage.

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Map of Australia

Travel News

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (centre L), walk from during a reception at the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

2:57pm | Royal visit by Kate, Wills and baby George is drawing UK tourists Down Under.

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: CNN's MH370 expert sacked over bad clothes

2:24pm | Flight simulator company sacks instructor for dressing like a teenager during CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Alexandra Rose Williams on good behaviour bond after in-flight bum grope

STEVE BUTCHER 12:36pm | A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member and tried to kiss him on the cheek on a flight from Manila to Melbourne has been ordered by a magistrate to behave for the next three months.

Golden Princess largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne

ANNIE DANG 11:32am | Golden Princess will be the biggest cruise ship to hit Melbourne.

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