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  • Heading for the Great Barrier Reef? Motels in Townsville Offer a More Laid Back Vacation Experience

    20 October 2014

    If you're headed to the Great Barrier Reef and prefer staying in a fairly laid-back town, you might consider booking your motel in Townsville. You can find properties within steps of the sand, in the downtown core or along the Ross River. Townsville Basics Townsville is the second largest city along the Sunshine Coast, following Brisbane. The waterfront town fronts Cleveland Bay. The Ross River runs through the middle of the area.

  • Judging a Hotel by its Rating: The Hotel Star Rating Explained

    9 October 2014

    Hotels are judged from a simple star rating. This can sometimes define the hotel itself with many saying which star hotel they're staying in rather than the hotels name itself. The assumption is that the higher star rating, the better the hotel is but that's not always true. The star rating wasn't always to show the quality; it was first used to inform travellers of the basic facilities available and many still have this system.

  • How to make your budget holiday feel like a luxury getaway

    30 September 2014

    Not everybody can afford to stay in 5 star hotels and dine out at the finest restaurants on every night of a trip, but everybody does deserve a break and a bit of pampering now and again. Even if you are on an extremely tight budget, there are ways that you can make your budget holiday feel like a luxury getaway, and create memories that you won't ever forget. Have one or two really decadent meals out.

  • Things to consider before choosing a wedding venue

    19 September 2014

    Choosing a venue for your wedding is a tough decision. This is because it has to fit your wedding style, accommodate all your guests and be in line with your budget. There are basic considerations that are important when deciding on a function venue. These are: Accessibility There are many logistics involved in a wedding. This includes the catering, decorations, guest transportation and accommodation. An easily accessible function venue will simplify logistics.

  • Desperately Seeking Romance: Choosing the Perfect Getaway

    11 September 2014

    You've worked hard and finally found the time for that romantic getaway. You want everything to be perfect. Choose your destination carefully, then look for clues in accommodation descriptions in order to select your ideal escape. Places to go You want to go somewhere that is peaceful, scenic and has good food. Australia has numerous choices.  Beach: Imagine long strolls on the golden sand, then falling asleep to the gentle sounds of waves crashing on the shore.