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Become a Peru expert before the end of October and you could win a $200 gift card!

by Sponsored by Promperú

Get your skates on, because you’ve got to complete all five modules before the end of the month to be in with a chance to win!

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Aviation

Qantas breaks record with repatriation flight from Buenos Aires to Darwin

Not only were the lucky passengers chuffed to finally be going home, but they also would’ve had a pretty spectacular view of Antarctica on the way.

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Tourism

Stranded Aussie couple resort to sailing leaky boat with dodgy skipper to return home

After a year of travelling abroad during the pandemic, these inexperienced sailors decided to try their luck crossing the Pacific Ocean by boat rather than face expensive airfares and flight caps.

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Cruise

Lindblad Expeditions unveils new itineraries to NZ and beyond

The expedition cruise line is returning to travel with a stack of new itineraries, which are summed up in this neat little article.

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Destinations

REVEALED: The top-selling souvenir from every country in the world

From camel hair rugs and daggers, to marionettes and worry beads, this study has uncovered exactly which souvenirs travellers are most likely to come home with.

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Wholesalers

Wendy Wu Tours is dishing out free single rooms for solo travellers

Do your clients love group touring, but also need a bit of quiet time and personal space? Wendy Wu has swooped in to provide the goods.

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Wholesalers

GET IN QUICK: Less than two weeks left for Bunnik Tours’ massive 2022 sale

2022 trips at 2020 prices? This news will have your clients yelling “you bloody beauty!” or something to that effect, at least.

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Destinations

The magic of the Andes awaits adventurous visitors to Ancash

by Sponsored by Promperu

One of the best regions in South America for mountain climbing, Ancash is another lesser-known gem of Peru that you ought to know about ahead of the return of international travel.

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Destinations

Santiago protests cause metro shut down, looting, curfews and flight cancellations

by Ali Coulton

Travellers are being warned to exercise caution in the Chilean capital after violent protests resulted in 11 deaths, disruptions to public transport and a curfew.

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Wholesalers

Intrepid is fighting overtourism with Adventurous Alternatives

Sick of battling through the crowds? Check out these spectacular alternatives that are putting the adventure back into adventure travel.

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Tourism

Where are the best sights in Patagonia?

We were planning to travel to Patagonia, but our skills are way too valued here so we had to cancel. Fine, it’s our bank account that’s not letting us go.

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Destinations

What do country names reveal about our favourite travel destinations?

Etymology can reveal a lot about a word. For example, we just discovered Friday means “happy day”. Or at least, it should.

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