orange bulletHow To Save Money On Australian Travel

Seasonal discounts on tours, events and activities, free nights accommodation, the best online rates for travel insurance, comparison shopping for car hire or camper rental... these all provide great opportunities to make significent savings on your holiday expenses.

TIP: Travel insurance is one of the easiest ways to save money. A  travel agent receives a commission that can be as much as 50% of the cost of the policy. But when you buy your policy online you eliminate the agent and can take advantage of the same level of cover but for a much lower cost.

We recommend you explore the links shown below and investigate all the possibilities for saving money on your Australian holiday.

orange bulletGold Coast Theme Park Tickets

The most expensive way to experience the Gold Coast theme parks is to buy individual admissions for each park.  The good news is that an assortment of discounted multi-day package deals are nearly always available that combine Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World,  and Wet 'n' Wild Water World.

There are also packages that combine Dreamworld and WhiteWater World together with other attractions such as the Skypoint Observation deck. You can see all the packages, prices and savings by clicking this button.


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orange bulletTours, Activities, Attractions & Events

ExperienceOZ is a leader in online bookings of Australian experiences, offering over 3000 choices that include tours, attractions, activities and events. Choose from the adrenalin rush of skydiving, the thrill of outback adventures, the comfort of day trips in a luxury coach... and everything in between.

To see all the experiences, across the length and breadth of Australia, click on the following button. As you navigate through all the regions you will be offered a HOT DEALS button that will show all the current discounted offers for that region or activity.

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orange bulletAccommodation Specials

bullet wideMantra (mostly self rated at 4 and 4.5 star)

Mantra hotels and apartments can be found in Perth, Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart and Adelaide.  They are specialists in the resort style holiday apartments market, featuring prominently on the Gold Coast and also in the tropical north at locations such as Port Douglas.

Special offers are usually available for selected dates outside of the high season periods and typical savings are in the range of 25% to 35% on stays of 3 nights or more.

best Mantra deals

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bullet wideBreakfree (mostly self rated at 3.5 and 4 star)

The name Breakfree is synonomous with value for money, resort style holiday apartments at most of the popular holiday destinations along Australia's eastern seaboard. Breakfree has numerous properties at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast, although the company's presence extends from Cairns in the north to Melbourne in the south.

Special offers are usually available for selected dates outside of the high season periods and typical savings are in the range of 25% to 35% on stays of 5 nights or more.

Breakfree money saver

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 bullet wideHotel Comparisons Search Tool

This is all about comparison shopping for your accommodation... where a very smart search tool (and ours is one of the best) uses a single search to compare the deals available from all the leading booking sites.

Seasonal discounts, standby rates, last minute deals... it's all included in the price. What you see is what you pay and you deal direct with the hotel.

No more hours spent trying to find the best deals... just enter your destination and dates and be guaranteed of the right hotel, right location, right price... everytime.

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hotel price comparisons 

orange bulletTravel Insurance

Buy direct and save.... use 1Cover for all your Australian travel insurance needs. The policies cover every eventuality including adventure activities that are excluded from many policies.

The mix of comprehensive cover and best prices represents a great saving for the savvy traveller. Compare their online quotes with the prices from your travel agent. Save as much as 50% because you are putting the middleman's commission in your own pocket.

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orange bulletCar Hire


The best car rental deals come from comparing on-the-spot  prices from all the national car rental companies. We can offer instant comparisons of all the cars from Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty and Europcar at prices that equal or better those available on the companies own web sites.

There are hundreds of pick-up and drop-off locations all across Australia so you are not limited to just a small number of locations and a limited travel distance which is usually the case with the independent, budget rental companies.

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orange bulletCamper & Motorhome Rentals


Compare the full range of 2WD and 4WD campers and motorhomes from all of Australia's rental companies... everything from 5 star luxury touring to backpacker budget adventures. Compare prices instantly and be sure of getting the best possible prices.

All camper reservation systems reward travelers who book their camper well in advance. This is where the greatest savings can be made. Leave it to the last minute and you'll pay the maximum but book well ahead of time and enjoy the savings.

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