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8 flights you can easily grab with your frequent flyer points

Need a family holiday but the flight prices are crushing your dreams? Then its time to check your frequent flyer balances and find the best available flights on points. Our friends at Point Hacks, one of Australia’s leading frequent flyer experts have done the research and found popular flights that will maximise your chances of finding a seat when redeeming your points. Point Hacks (pointhacks.com.au), an independent platform with one o...

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4 Things Every Thrill Seeker Should Do in Sydney

Whether it is an adrenaline packed adventure you are looking for or a family fun day out, whatever you are seeking, there is plenty of choice available for the thrill seeker. From the exhilaration of a giant water slide to soaring through the air with indoor skydiving, you are guaranteed to experience an adrenalin rush with these terrific adventure packed ideas. Our friends at PARKROYAL Parramatta have put together this list of their favourite...

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Travelling with kids just got easier

A bunch of products have now hit the market that are designed specifically to make travelling with the family just that little bit easier. We've compiled a list of some of our favourites. From the Plane Pal to travel baby change mats, water bottles and books. Love this Booster seat that doubles as a storage case! How perfect is this! One question we always get asked is "Will there be a booster seat or car seat available at my destination"...

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New Zealand Southern Scenic Route - Self Drive

Road tripping New Zealand is the perfect family holidays. Not only can you run to your own schedule (working around kids rest times, play times and eating times) but they save you big dollars on transportation and accommodation too! Having your own motor home also means you don't have to lug your suitcases and you have flexibility to add a night here or there to any itinerary. This self drive itinerary for Fiordland and the Southern Coast...

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Fiji Family Cruise and Resort Review - Jacinta's reviews on the beautiful Resorts and Cruises on offer in Fiji

“Bula family! Welcome home!” is the warm greeting we receive on arrival to the stunning Sheraton resort. I won’t talk too much about this resort as she is getting a complete make-over after October 2019. All I know is she was already beautiful, so I am very excited to see what they do to make her even better! Watching the sunset across the horizon from this beach front resort and sinking our toes in the sand while we ate our dinner was a treat. W...

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Visiting the Amazon jungle from Puerto Maldonado Peru

There are several areas in which to visit the Amazon Jungle in Peru.  We choose to head to a lodge on the Madre de Dios River as it was easily accessible from Cusco where we had been to visit Machu Picchu?.  We took a night bus (12 hours) to Puerto Maldonado, a river town in southeastern Peru in the Amazon rainforest.  We choose to do a package with a lodge as these include activities, accommodation and meals.  Our package was 4 days 3 nights whi...

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Cruising the Mediterranean

Fancy a European holiday where you can visit up to a dozen countries but only unpack once. Sound great?  It gets even better, you never have to cook a meal or make a bed! This is a holiday where you get to lay by the pool or sleep in comfort while you travel from country to country. If this sounds to good to be true .. its not… A Mediterranean cruise is just what you are looking for. The waters of the Mediterranean run between the European...

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Portland Oregon, USA with kids

Portland Oregon USA is located on the West Coast of USA.  A few hours south of Seattle and North of San Francisco.  We flew directly into Portland from Honolulu Hawaii. Its easy to access via plane, bus or car.  It is a riverside family friendly city with beautiful green parks, amazing food, attractions and fun activities for young and old.  Its very easy to get around with great public transport including the very cool Streetcars.  Portland has...

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Exploring Seattle, USA with kids

Seattle is a family friendly city located in Washington State USA.  The city is located on the coast with a backdrop of beautiful mountains. Seattle offers something for all age groups, budgets and interests. You'll find family friendly accommodation, food, entertainment and great attractions that are educational and fun plus plenty of outdoor activities like hiking and biking. Transportation is reasonably priced and super easy plus a great ne...

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Packing for a day at the beach? .. our list of essentials

Ah... remember the days when you arrived at the beach with nothing but your bathers, a hat and a sarong?  Well you've got kids now and it may feel like you're packing for a weeks camping trip .. not just a beach day!  So we've compiled our beach checklist to help ease at the burden of packing for one day at the beach. Ok open the boot and lets start filling it up!: sunscreen - choose a good quality water resistant sunscreen thats not going...

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