Australia

Flying High For 17 Hours

2 min readEver been on a 17 hour non-stop flight? Neither have we. In fact no one had been until Qantas Airways launched the very first 17 hour non-stop flight between Australia and the UK. With 200 passengers on board, flight QF9 took off on Saturday, March 24th, from Perth at 7pm (local time) and landed in … Continue reading Flying High For 17 Hours

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Aitutaki Lagoon – Uncovering The Most Beautiful Place You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted 2 months ago in Asia

6 min readJust when you think you’ve mapped out everywhere you need to visit before you kick the bucket. Our newest addition is one we can’t stop staring at…

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OZCAST: Our #OzAmbassador James Fox on his Travel Addiction, Exploring South America, Two Years in Canada and The Move Down Under

0 min readHundreds applied to become our #OzAmbassador for 2018, for which we’re so grateful. Unfortunately, there could only be one and @dunta90 went to Dublin’s Aussie bar the Woolshed to meet him. Listen below to @jamesdeanfox on his adventures so far and his next one next May… James will be celebrating Australia Day with … Continue reading OZCAST: Our #OzAmbassador James Fox on his Travel Addiction, Exploring South America, Two Years in Canada and The Move Down Under

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This Couple Did An Entire Lap Of The Australian Coast – Nearly 30,000km!

2 min readWe do love trotting out the stat that there are 10,658 beaches in Australia. What we didn’t think, was that anyone would have the stones to try to set eyes on ALL of them. Enter Brett and Brooke…

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[QUIZ] How Well Do You Know Australia?

0 min readBeaches, wildlife and amazing cities, Australia has it all! Take the quiz and you might be surprised with some of the fun fact about the wild and wonderful place.  For information on all things Australia visit www.usit.ie  or call us at 01 602 1906 and speak to one of our travel experts. 

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REVEALED: The 12 Hottest Destinations For Irish Travellers in 2018

Posted 4 months ago in Asia

6 min read12. Kadavu, Fiji Did you know Fiji is close to having an island for every day of the year? There are 332 chunks of impossible beauty, although only 106 of them have permanent residents. Fiji’s capital, Suva is only a 4-hour flight from Sydney and for the thousands of Irish living on Australia’s … Continue reading REVEALED: The 12 Hottest Destinations For Irish Travellers in 2018

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Climbing Uluru Will Be Banned From October 2019 After Historic Vote

2 min readIt’s one of Australia’s most iconic wonders, visited by over 300,000 people per year but the future of Uluru will be ‘you can see but you can’t touch’ and we couldn’t agree with it more.

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QUIZ: Which City Is This? We Guarantee No One Will Get 20/20 Right!

Posted 6 months ago in Asia

0 min readIt’s a brave statement, but I’m calling it now. If anyone gets 20/20 in this quiz it will have been because of a fluke, or you’re the most well travelled person in Ireland…but mainly still a fluke! Anything over twelve should be considered a very decent effort. Oh, and just to keep you … Continue reading QUIZ: Which City Is This? We Guarantee No One Will Get 20/20 Right!

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Newcastle, NSW: The Laid Back Hidden Gem On Australia’s Gold Coast

4 min readAbsolutely no disrespect to the ‘buzzing’ city of Newcastle in Northeast England but compared to the New South Wales version, Geordie shores have been brutally beaten by the ugly stick…

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Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

2 min readUPDATE: Thank you all so much for such brilliant applications! We have now closed any further applications and selected our shortlist. Such was the volume of entries we cannot respond directly to everybody. If you haven’t been contacted yet, I’m afraid you haven’t made our shortlist. The standard of entries has been so … Continue reading Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

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