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    EDITOR'S PICKS
    Top Tips for Seniors Taking Travel Pics

    by Stephen Collicoat ‘Take your best shot!’ sounds like a menacing invitation from a Dirty Harry film, but we’re talking photography here. Not terminally boring stuff about depth of field and F stop apertures, but how a senior traveller (read ‘silver fox’) like yourself can bring one, or perhaps a selection of killer shots back […]

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    10 things to consider if you’re planning a destination wedding

    Your mum has suggested a local hall with pretty timber floorboards and pastel paint. Your partner wants to hire out the Mexican restaurant where you had your first date. And all your friends can “totally see you having a casual beach wedding” at your usual Sunday spot. But none of their ideas are giving you […]

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    Discover Bali with the latest issue of Luxury Escapes magazine

    Love to travel, and looking for inspiration for your next holiday? Check out Luxury Escapes digital magazine, free to download to your smart phone or tablet! In our latest issue, we discover Bali and have listed the best beaches, bars and spas to visit. Our Bali guide also shares the highlights of the different destinations on the […]

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    TRAVEL GUIDES
    Your complete guide to Koh Samui

    The island of Koh Samui on the east coast of Thailand is a haven for honeymooners. And with its coral blue waters, white-sand beaches, lush tropical greenery and an array of upscale hotels to choose from, it’s no wonder lovers flock here. The island is easy to get around on, and offers a pleasant mix […]

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    Discover paradise island Koh Tao

    The coral reefs surrounding Koh Tao, also known as Turtle Island, attract many divers and snorkelers from around the world, but the small island has also plenty to offer on land! The island is much smaller than the neighbouring Koh Samui and Koh Pha Ngan, so it is even more relaxed and laidback, so you […]

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    FLIGHT SPECIALS
    Best airfares of the week

    Once again we’ve scoured the web to find you the best value international flights from Australia’s major capital cities. Speak to the Luxury Escapes Flights Team on 1300 889 900 if you’d like to book! Sydney to Phuket, Thailand – from $810 return Our international deal of the week this week is to Phuket, Thailand.  Phuket is a […]

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    TRAVEL GUIDES
    8 reasons to fall in love with Kangaroo Island

    Situated just off the mainland of South Australia (an easy 45 minute ferry ride from Cape Jervis), Kangaroo Island is a sanctuary for wildlife and natural rugged beauty. It is a large island – in fact, Australia’s third largest – and we’ve listed some of the many reasons you should visit this amazing destination! The […]

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    Sheer Sri Lankan Luxury at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa

    Immerse yourself in an exotic world of spiritually-enriched rich culture, famous historical sites, and untamed rainforests speckled with ancient temples – Sri Lanka is a place where unforgettable holiday memories are made. Our Travel Team eagerly welcomed the news that we would be visiting this stunning region of the world, while staying at the newly-opened […]

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    Introducing our Senior Interns

    We are proud to announce that Jenny, 64, and Dennis McCarthy, 72, from McCrae, Victoria, have been appointed as our Senior Interns! The couple will receive online marketing and social media training at our head offices in June, before embarking on a ten day-long luxury escape to Bali, where they will put their new skills […]

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    5 Senior Internship applications you need to see

    We received many funny, heartwarming, creative and some outright bonkers applications for our Senior Intern position. Jenny & Dennis McCarthy may have landed the dream internship (read more about the couple here), but here are five more video applications that will make you smile! Interview over a glass of wine We love Lizzy’s application because she decided to set […]

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    9 expert tips to beat jetlag

    Already dreading your next long-haul flight? Then keep reading as Professor Dorothy Bruck from the Sleep Health Foundation shares her expert tips on how to combat jetlag so you can get the most of your next holiday! Get adjusted to the time difference A few days before your leave for your trip, start thinking about […]

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    FLIGHT SPECIALS
    The best flight deals of the week

    Once again we’ve scoured the web for you to find the best value flights from Australia’s major capital cities. Speak to the Luxury Escapes Flights Team on 1300 889 900 if you’d like to book. Perth to DaNang, Vietnam, from $828 return DaNang is the gateway to the historical town of Hoi An. Hoi An […]

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    TRAVEL GUIDES
    8 reasons to visit Stockholm

    All eyes will be on the capital of Sweden this week, as Stockholm plays host to the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. So we’ve taken a closer look at the Swedish capital, and have listed a few reasons to visit what is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world!   It’s a water world […]

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    The most amazing loos in the world

    These outdoor toilets are certainly no dumps! As any experienced traveller knows, you can tell a whole lot about a place by its bathrooms. Lonely Planet has listed more than 100 of the most amazing loos around the world. Here’s our pick of some of the coolest outdoor toilets! Log outhouse, Chena Hot Springs Resort, Alaska, USA If Santa […]

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    The best dive sites in Australia

    Australia is a scuba diver’s dream, with many dive spots that will take your breath away (just remember to keep breathing into your regulator as you admire your underwater surroundings!). We spoke to the team at PADI, the world’s leading scuba diver training organisation, and they’ve listed the best dive spots Australia has to offer. […]

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    FLIGHT SPECIALS
    Escape the autumn with these amazing airfares

    Once again we’ve scoured the web for you to find the best value flights from Australia’s major capital cities. Speak to the Luxury Escapes Flights Team on 1300 889 900 if you’d like to book. We will continue to keep tracking the best airfares for you every week, so follow us on Facebook to keep yourself posted! Sydney to Rarotonga, […]

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    Five Star Wilderness Escape in New Zealand

    Treetops Lodge & Estate sits on 2,500 acres of secluded native forest and game reserve, and boasts 70km trails, seven streams, waterfalls and four lakes plus hiking, biking and horse-riding trails plus trout fishing and a dedicated Wilderness spa. This beautiful area truly is the perfect place for nature lovers to escape to, and it’s […]

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