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Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island

Conde Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers Choice Awards

A number of Australian travel experiences have made it to the top of the Conde Nast 2020 Readers Choice Awards.

In a year when the ability to travel has been severely disrupted, the annual Conde Nast Traveler 2020 Readers Choice Awards seems to hold even more meaning as we all dream and plan our ultimate travel list. Luckily for Australians a number of travel gems right here on our doorstep have made it on the famous travel wish list.

The Best Islands in the World: 2020 Readers Choice Awards

Kangaroo Island

With it’s unspoilt beauty and abundance of native wildlife, Kangaroo Island has been listed as one of the Worlds Best Islands to visit. Add to this the high quality food and wine produced on the Island and we can see why people are clamouring to visit.

Take a look at our Kangaroo Island tours and accommodation deals to start booking your trip.


It may not feel like an ‘Island Holiday’ as such, but with many amazing tourism experiences packed into the state, you can see why Tasmania made the list. Stunning beaches, pink granite mountains, and UNESCO-listed wilderness, combined with cosmopolitan Hobart and the famous MONA museum. It is easy to fill a 5, 7, 10 day or more itinerary travelling around Tassie.

Take a look at our Tasmania tours and accommodation deals to start booking your trip.

Top Trains: 2020 Readers Choice Awards

The Ghan

Cutting through the heart of Australia from Adelaide to Darwin, The Ghan has come in at number 5 on the list of the Worlds Best Train Journeys. See the Red Centre as you glide through the dessert in your luxury train carriage. The Ghan is a bucket list travel item.

Explore South Australia and the Northern Territory with our offers onboard The Ghan.

Best Resorts In The World

Capella Lodge – Lord Howe Island

Capella Lodge on the tiny Lord Howe Island has made it to the Conde Nast Best Resorts in the World list. And luckily for us, the remote Pacific Ocean island with sandy beaches and coral reefs in abundance is accessible by a direct Qantas flight from Sydney. Capella Lodge is eco-luxury at it’s finest with just 9 luxury suites plus inhouse dining and a bar to enjoy sunset cocktails from.

Enjoy a luxury break on Lord Howe Island with our Capella Lodge accommodation packages.

Best Big Cities In The World


Sydney has made it to #4 on the Conde Nast Readers Choice Top 10 Big Cities to Visit. While the rest of the world is clamouring to visit Sydney’s iconic sights and sandy beaches, its time for us to take a look at the beauty on our doorstep. Visit the Opera House, climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and swim in the famous rockpools.

Plan a staycation and try out some of Sydney’s best hotels with our Short Break Deals

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