Tips & guides
Travel tips & guides
Flying solo: destinations for travelling alone
While rewarding, solo travel isn’t always easy, especially if you’re doing it for the first time. Jetting off by yourself can be one of the most liberating things you’ll ever do.
The ultimate packing guide for a trip to New Zealand
With so many adventure experiences to be had in New Zealand, knowing what to pack can be confusing. Happily, we’ve made it easy with this essential travel packing list for New Zealand.
7 cruises for couples
Set sail, romantic getaways await. From adventure seekers to wine lovers, experience life on the high seas with Australian cruises…or perhaps voyage even further afield. Ahoy!
Niseko, Hakuba and beyond: where to ski in Japan
A Japan skiing trip offers snow sports with a dash of culture (and sake). Take the guess work out of a ski trip to Japan with this quick guide to the best resorts to get your snow bunny on.
Jet into the New Year: 7 travel ideas for New Year’s Eve
When cooking up ideas for celebrating New Year’s Eve, add an overseas trip to the wish list. Combining your Christmas holidays with a destination New Year’s Eve celebration is one way to end (and start) the year on a good note.
Surviving long haul holidays with kids
Whether you’re flying with a baby to see family or travelling with teens, these timeworn travel tips are your safest bet to ensure happy travels.
Bali basics: the ultimate family-friendly holiday
From kicking back in Bali resorts to exploring food markets on foot, there are an incredible amount of family-friendly holiday activities and things to do in Bali.
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.
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.
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.
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 Europe
From Italy to France, we offer travel insurance policies to fit many different European holidays. Find out more about our cover.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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?
Going the distance – smart travel for long haul trips
Long haul travel smarts. How to travel comfortably and cleverly on long haul travel trips.
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.
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 comprehensive is comprehensive travel insurance?
How comprehensive is comprehensive travel insurance?
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.
Single trip or multi-trip travel insurance?
Find out whether you should get single-trip or multi-trip travel insurance.
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.
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.
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?
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 the USA
Planning a trip to the United States? Find out why you should get travel insurance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5 overlooked American cities to put on your itinerary
Five American cities off the beaten path you should consider on your next American holiday.
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 ultimate big trip checklist
Planning for an overseas trip is much more enjoyable knowing you've got the areas of our checklist covered off.
The art of long holiday planning
Smart planning tips and tricks for a long holiday. A guide on how to prepare for longer travel.
6 useful apps for stress free travel
Enjoy your holiday and worry a little less with these 6 useful travel apps.
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.
10 of the best spots for a Bali health retreat
Feeling flat? Frazzled? Looking to kick-start some health goals? A Bali health retreat might be just what the doctor ordered. From raw food retreats set in the jungle to beach-side yoga and surf retreats, there’s something to suit every desire.