Stories: Thrifty

Arrivals & Departures: St Giles Hotels launches solo traveller discounts & perks

Gemma Nisbet

Solo travellers can get discounts and special perks with the new solo-travel program from the St Giles hotel group, which includes properties in Sydney, London, New York, Kuala Lumpur and Penang.

Arrivals & Departures: Scoot on sale: Fly to Europe for under $700 return

Gemma Nisbet

The Singapore-based low-cost airline has discounted fares to Europe and Asia.

Arrivals & Departures: Airfares on sale: Fly to Europe with Emirates from $1129 return

Gemma Nisbet

Emirates has discounted flights to 40 destinations during its companion fares sale. 

Arrivals & Departures: Rotto summer fun: Free afternoon admission for kids extended

Gemma Nisbet

Holidaymakers can continue to enjoy discounts on visits to Rottnest Island, with the State Government extending its Rotto from Day to Dusk promotion until the end of February.

Arrivals & Departures: Thrifty travel: Save with winter deals in New York City

Gemma Nisbet

Save on attractions including the Guggenheim, MoMA and the Bronx Zoo — and on restaurant deals and Broadway shows — with NYC's winter deals. 

Arrivals & Departures: Airfares on sale: Save on Europe & North America flights with Cathay Pacific

Gemma Nisbet

Fly from Perth to the UK, Europe and North America from $1031 with the airline's Jetsetter Sale. 

Travel Story: Blowing away the cobwebs with a week at sea in Tassie

Shirley Stephenson

A bargain buy and a healthy serving of cruising bonhomie prove that a week is enough to come home feeling thoroughly refreshed. 

Arrivals & Departures: Canada's first pod hotel to open in Whistler

Gemma Nisbet

Promising "proximity and privacy without the price tag", the Pangea Pod Hotel will have 88 sleeping pods, modular bathrooms and communal spaces with a boutique-hotel feel. 

Travel Story: Stanley Park: The jet-lag cure in Vancouver's "backyard"

Gemma Nisbet

Here’s the good news: we’ve found the cure for jet lag. The bad news? It only works if you’re flying into Vancouver.

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