Aussie Travel Search
These all offer flights, hotels &
car hire for Australians, national and international
- flights, hotels & rental cars. Great interface
- genuinely a one-stop shop - they have everything
Travel - not very functional. And anyway, aren't student fares a thing
of the past?
- Wego - meta search for flights and hotels
- powered by Travelocity, one of the huge American online travel sites. Not as
good as those above, but worth checking
Advisor - THE PLACE FOR GENUINE REVIEWS.
Plus lots of useful info and discounted rates!
Minute - last minute bargains
Club - last minute deals in Australia & worldwide, search by country/city/suburb
and star rating. Also available via Rates
- Wotif - usually
have the cheapest deals of this lot
It Now - late bookings, heavily discounted
- Check-In - ditto
Beds - over 20,000 Australian and International Hotels. Last minute bookings.
Run by Flight Centre
Free - Resort Apartments - very cheap deals for Aussie beach locations.
& Breakfast / Farm Stays
& Breakfast NSW/ACT - find accommodation
Getaways Victoria - Victoria's finest B&Bs, farmstays, country cottages,
guesthouses, retreats and self-contained apartments
House - Victoria - directory
Connect - Ballarat, Victoria
Territory B&B Directory - state directory
Bed & Breakfast - traditional B & Bs, self-contained cottages,
country manors, city highlights, farm stays, and riverside retreats
Vroom Vroom - compare car hire prices
and specials from Avis, Budget,
- last minute bargains for rental cars and campervans
Now - last minute deals, Australia-wide
- this is who I use, but only when they have one of their great deals happening
- Alpha Car Hire - Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast. From $29/day
& 4WD Hire - Australia's largest Mini Bus, Mini Van and Coach Rental
and Hire company
Spot - no extras to pay, not even insurance
- Ace Rentals - NZ - this is who I use when I venture across the ditch. Cheap and cheerful, for those who don't mind their ride being a little bit older
About - Australian site offering cruises around the world
Cruises - 30 of the world's leading cruise lines incorporating 170 ships
- over 10,000 cruise itineraries at discounted prices
Fun or Romantic Breaks
Balloon Days - lots of unique experiences, from adventure weekends to
Ballooning - ballooning in Victoria & NSW, prices start at $260
- Romantic Getaways
- whether it's walking hand-in-hand along a white sandy beach with your loved
one, relaxing in a quaint rustic cottage in the wilderness, or indulging in the
ultimate in luxury, this website will assist you in planning the perfect getaway.
Eden - "helping people achieve their personal goals and make positive
changes in their lives since 1983". Invigorating activities, holistic therapies,
pampering treatments, and healthy dining. Currumbin Valley, Queensland
Home Stays - not a big range, but all groovy
- Oasis Travel - boutique travel company providing custom made experiences in Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Hong Kong & Singapore.