Tips & guides
Travel tips & guides
The ultimate New Zealand travel guide
Be a smart traveller and avoid the hassles of trip planning with our guide to creating the perfect New Zealand family holiday.
6 travel gadgets that make a big difference, without a big price tag
Ebook readers, power adaptors and portable battery packs. Invest in some of these top notch travel gadgets without completely breaking the budget.
6 useful apps for stress free travel
Enjoy your holiday and worry a little less with these 6 useful travel apps.
19 travel tips to help you see more, spend less, and travel safe
With a little planning, maximize your unforgettable travel experiences and stretch your dollar further.
The best ways to take your money when you travel
Whether you use Travellers Cheques, a pre-paid travel card or cash, you'll travel smarter when you find the right solution for your money.
5 overlooked American cities to put on your itinerary
Five American cities off the beaten path you should consider on your next American holiday.
How to take stunning travel photos with your smartphone
Make the most of travelling with a smartphone with these quick tips to help you take the best pics you can.
Sail away on the cruise that’s right for you
If you’re new to cruising, you may think all voyages are alike. Ocean or river, there are plenty of cruise lines, cabins, and itineraries to choose from.
5 travel hacks to save you money
You've been planning a holiday for months. Planning ahead by following these practical travel hacks could save you a lot of stress and money.
Winter Sports Travel Insurance
Don't let injury, lost equipment or other travel mishaps ruin your winter holiday. Get Australia Post travel insurance with winter sports cover now.
5 myths about travel insurance
Travel insurance is as essential as a valid passport but there are common travel insurance myths that can trip up even the most seasoned traveller.
Travel insurance for the USA
Planning a trip to the United States? Find out why you should get travel insurance.
Travel insurance for Europe
From Italy to France, we offer travel insurance policies to fit many different European holidays. Find out more about our cover.
Travel insurance for New Zealand
Whether you're travelling to NZ for business or pleasure, travel insurance is essential. Find out why.
Travel insurance for Bali (Indonesia)
With the right level of cover you can relax and enjoy your holiday in Bali, Indonesia. Get travel insurance for Bali with Australia Post.
Travel insurance for India
If you're planning travel to India, get a travel insurance policy that covers you for an unexpected event while travelling.
UK travel insurance
To help you with your UK travel planning, we've outlined some of the top questions our customers ask when travelling to the UK.
Cruise travel insurance
Whether you're taking a cruise around Australia or the world, it's a good idea to have travel insurance for cruises. Find out why cruise insurance matters.
Travel insurance for uni students
School's out! Uni holidays are here! Whether it's a gap year or a relaxing break, take a moment to think about your travel insurance options.
Travel insurance for seniors
We offer competitively-priced travel insurance for people aged 60 years or over*. Many seniors have questions relating to insurance and pre-existing medical conditions.
Do you really need travel insurance?
Travel insurance covers the inconveniences that affect travellers, such as lost luggage and flight delays, but is it really worth it?
Single trip or multi-trip travel insurance?
Find out whether you should get single-trip or multi-trip travel insurance.
How comprehensive is comprehensive travel insurance?
How comprehensive is comprehensive travel insurance?
Rio de Janeiro guide – what not to miss
While you’re cheering on the Green and Gold in Rio de Janeiro, be sure to explore the areas, galleries and museums nearby.
The ultimate big trip checklist
Planning for an overseas trip is much more enjoyable knowing you've got the areas of our checklist covered off.
Tipping in America made simple
When it comes to tipping in America, how do Australians stack up? Do we know what we’re doing, or are we as bad as they think?
Beyond backpacking: Budget travel for grownups
If you've been travelling for a while, you've probably done some trips on a shoestring budget. These journeys make for some indelible memories, but, as you get older, your endurance starts to wane. Thankfully, there are many ways to travel.
Why you should put down the smartphone on your next holiday
Here's why you should put the phone down and concentrate on soaking up all the experiences on offer during your next holiday.
Going the distance – smart travel for long haul trips
Long haul travel smarts. How to travel comfortably and cleverly on long haul travel trips.
Everything you need to know about group vs. solo travel
Group vs solo travel. Before you start planning where to go on your next getaway, first consider who you should go with, if anyone at all.
How to keep travel memories alive
Your holiday may be over but there’s no need to let the memories fade. Here are six ways to make that holiday feeling last.
The art of long holiday planning
Smart planning tips and tricks for a long holiday. A guide on how to prepare for longer travel.
Get out of your comfort zone in China and experience ‘epic’
If you’re ready for adventure, China is all about getting out of your comfort zone. Find some epic travel experiences that will redefine your idea of ‘big’.
5 mistakes first time travellers make
Not having travel insurance, bill shock, packing too much in - here's how to avoid common travel mistakes.
Preparing for your trip: Your ticket-to-takeoff checklist
So you've booked your tickets for your next adventure. But before you dust off your suitcase, here’s a ticket-to-takeoff travel checklist.
5 tips to keep you connected while you’re overseas
Five tips to staying connected while travelling overseas. Five tips to avoid an unexpected surprise when you return home from travelling abroad.