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Luxury Holidays

Hotels

Six of the best: Bora Bora resorts

Brian Johnston Brian Johnston investigates the best resorts on Tahiti's wincingly expensive Bora Bora.

The Backpacker

I am the 1 per cent: The Backpacker tries business class

A flight attendant poses behind the bar in the rear of the business class section of Emirates' Airbus A380

The Backpacker I am the 1 per cent. I know this with certainty as I recline in my private business-class pod.

Queensland

Hamilton Island: choose your own adventure

'Qualia' at Hamilton Island.

Some five-star resorts now offer more than mere luxury, writes Andrea Black.

Luxe Nomad

Bogan tourists: ditch the thongs, show some class

Where has the glamour gone? Some tourists should make a bit more effort.

Lee Tulloch Does it make me a snob to wish tourists would make a little more effort to show some class?

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Special features

Luxury

Height of luxury: Australia's top five hotel suites

Sydney Suite, Park Hyatt.

Ute Junker Huge rooms, unsurpassed views, private butlers, even a $9000 toilet - Ute Junker takes a look what Australia's most exclusive hotel suites have to offer.

Photo galleries

Photos

The Brando luxury eco-resort, French Polynesia

Located on a breathtakingly beautiful private atoll, this eco-resort embraces the Polynesian culture and offers absolute luxury and comfort.

Photos

Phuket luxury resort: Point Yamu by Como

Guests can enjoy a dual-centre experience mixing city and island life at this new Phuket luxury resort.

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Travellers Tips

Luxury

Luxury hotels by the numbers: just what do you get for big money?

Hayman Island

Ute Junker Looking to splash some cash? Ute Junker takes a global view of what you can expect if you're willing to fork out for a luxury stay.

Thailand

Rain falls, prices drop

Trisara Resort

Thailand's monsoon season signals the arrival of affordable luxury-hotel packages, writes Leisa Tyler.

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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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