Top 3 Easter break destinations

Easter is just a few bunny hops away and if you’re anything like us, you’ve taken the three days off between Easter Monday and Anzac Day to score a luxurious 10-day break. We’re taking full advantage of this public holiday calendar bonanza to eat our hot cross buns somewhere that isn’t home. But the question remains, where? Here’s our top 3 Easter break destinations close … Continue reading

Where to go and where to avoid during the World Cup in Brazil

We’ve previously detailed where to go in our World Cup Survival Guide, now here’s our take on places to stay and spots to avoid when visiting Brazil for the world game. The 2014 FIFA World Cup promises to be one of the most exciting for years with the passionate support of host nation Brazil sure to deliver a memorable atmosphere for fans and players alike. … Continue reading

Staff Picks hotel review: Hard Rock Hotel Bali

Planning an epic trip to Bali? Want to know where to go to be in the midst of all the action from shopping to nightclubs to beaches with heaps of onsite bonuses included in your hotel stay? Let us introduce you to Staff Picks – staff-approved hotels to ensure you have the best stay possible in the most amazing places with plenty of cool freebies … Continue reading

Eating all the foods: California edition

A recent three-week stint in the USA really meant one thing – eating my way around the West Coast like nobody’s business. What’s that saying? A moment on the lips, forever on the hips? Not in the name of research and nothing the gym can’t fix when you get home, my friend! The country of excess and extremes, the US is not known for doing … Continue reading

Student Flights’ top 10 Aussie experiences for the royals

The British royals are coming! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and son, a.k.a. Kate, Will and baby George, touch down on Wednesday, April 16 and embark on a heavily orchestrated tour of the country that includes stops in Sydney, Brisbane, Uluru and Canberra. In honour of their arrival, the Student Flights team has put together a list of the top 10 true blue Aussie … Continue reading

10 trips to get you out of your comfort zone

How many ways can you go around the world? And to how many places? Some of our Student Flights travel consultants have been to over 60 countries (and counting!).  Some consultants have even been to Antarctica and some are busy ticking off all the states in America. If you’ve trodden the well-worn route to London, holidayed in Bali several times with the fam, or have … Continue reading

Round the World with Chris Arnold: European leg

Everyone’s favourite whirlwind traveller, Chris Arnold, gives us the lowdown on his European adventure that saw him visit 11 cities in 8 different countries in less than 18 days during his 5-week round-the-world trip. Chris gets off the beaten track in the Netherlands and takes the obligatory selfie in front of some of Europe’s best landmarks (nice hair for a backpacker, btw). So, we know … Continue reading

Staff Picks hotel review: The Bounty Hotel

If you’re going to Bali to cut loose, you’ve gotta stay at Kuta’s party central location, The Bounty Hotel. With a prime position smack bang in the midst of all the Kuta action, at The Bounty you’re right on beautiful Kuta Beach close to all the nightlife, shopping and dining you can handle, plus you don’t even have to leave the hotel to get your … Continue reading

How to access your cash overseas

If you’re heading overseas on holiday, unless you’re Girls’ Jessa Johansson or some equally louche trust-fund baby, chances are you already have the know-how and impressive willpower to budget and pay for your big trip. But what about when you get there? What’s the best way to bankroll your stay/play/vacay?  You already know the saying about not putting all your eggs in the one basket … Continue reading

Staff Picks hotel review: The 101 Bali Legian

Accommodation options can be overwhelming. Too much choice. On your beach holiday, you pretty much just want a central location in a safe area with a great atmosphere, all the mod cons, close to the shops, shore, dining options and nightlife, with a pool and party onsite – right? Want to know where to stay in Bali for a supersized holiday with the lot? We’ve … Continue reading