Travel essentials

Active escapes

Wild beauty: don’t miss China’s top natural wonders

Fortunately, China travel isn't all about skyscrapers and big tourist attractions - there's plenty of natural wonders to discover outside of the cities. 

Explore the world on two wheels

Biking holidays are as diverse as the bikes you might choose to ride on. Find out how Australia’s Bike Bag Dude, Kedan Griffin helps cyclists worldwide to make the most out of their adventures. 

The ultimate packing guide for travelling to New Zealand

Hiking? Skiing? Keep your baggage allowance down with our NZ packing list for winter or summer.

Travel products

Travel insurance

Travel insurance you can trust, with 24/7 support.

Travel cards

Convenient like cash, but with extra security – choose from Visa, Mastercard or Unionpay travel cards.

Foreign cash

Choose from 57 currencies online or in-store and have your cash on hand the moment you land.


Get your Australian passport and ID photos sorted with us.


Stay in contact and keep your budget in control with our international prepaid TravelSIM+.

Hold your mail

Long holiday? Don’t miss your mail – let us hold it safely for you.
Make the most of
Bali's health hotspots

Holidays for two

Great train journeys from Australia and beyond

Sure, traveling by plane is quick. And jumping in the car is convenient. But when it comes romance they’ve got nothing on the train.


Pregnancy travel: where to go for a babymoon

A blissful babymoon include copious amounts of rest and relaxation, with a side of pampering and healthy indulgence.

Cruises with a difference

There are hundreds of cruises to choose from for every kind of traveller. Here are five that have a unique twist.

Travel insurance unpacked

Do you really need travel insurance?

Travel insurance covers the inconveniences that affect travellers overseas, such as lost luggage and flight delays, but is it really worth it?

How comprehensive is comprehensive travel insurance?

A multitude of things can go wrong when you're travelling overseas. But what exactly are you getting with your comprehensive policy cover?


5 myths about travel insurance

Travel insurance is as essential as a valid passport but there are common travel insurance myths that can trip travellers when overseas.


Tools for travellers

Currency converter

Check our latest exchange rates and order your travel money online.

Postcards app

With our Postcards app, you can send postcards to anyone you like, anywhere in the world when you have internet connection.

6 useful apps for stress free travel

Travelling is not always smooth sailing. Often to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible, you need to be organised and plan ahead. 

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