Top 20 destinations for 2018

Top Qantas destinations

Stop dreaming and start planning your next trip. We've put together the hottest destinations to get you inspired in 2018. From amazing places around the country to exotic overseas hotspots - happy travels!

Asia

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Find the adventure in Thailand

Colour and culture, exotic and tropical. Thailand is a feast for the senses, whether you're looking for a relaxing beach break or adventure. Start your trip in Bangkok before launching into everything on offer. 

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Japan

Japan is a cultural wonderland, ranging from the weird and wacky in Harajuku, Tokyo, to the serene, regal and elegant. Visit the famous cities of Osaka or Hiroshima and look out for the famous cherry blossom in spring. 

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Vietnam

Vietnam blends Asian and European influences and is definitely worth a visit. Fly in to Ho Chi Minh City and experience the organised chaos of scooters that flow like water through the city streets, plus the friendly locals and incredible food.

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Singapore Singapore city at dusk

Singapore

Singapore, Singapore

Singapore is so much more than the sum of its many attractions. It’s constantly evolving and reinventing itself, with people who are passionate about creating new possibilities.

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Shanghai Shanghai

Shanghai

Shanghai, China

Look to the sky in Shanghai - one of the most progressive cities in China with the designer skyline of Pudong for proof.

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Hong Kong Hong Kong City Scape

Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China

Nothing is done by halves in Hong Kong - Michelin star restaurants, big spending bars, labyrinthine shopping malls and award winning hotels run around-the-clock.

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Australia and New Zealand

Western Australia

Famous as a land of contrast with its pristine, white sand beaches and hot, dry interior, WA is a diverse and fascinating state waiting to be discovered. Head north to Broome and ride camels on Cable Beach. Swim with whale sharks on the Ningaloo Reef or exlpore the wining and dining options of Perth and the Margaret River.

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Tasmania

One of the smallest states has some of the biggest experiences to enjoy. Think UNESCO world-heritage protected landscapes near Launceston, a growing wine and food scene and modern art to make your hair curl in Hobart.

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Northern Territory

Head to the NT and experience some of the best in Australia. See the Red Centre and the world-famous Uluru, stop off in Alice Springs and base yourself in Darwin before heading into the outback. 

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Sydney Bondi rock pool, Sydney

Sydney

Sydney, NSW

Make your stay in Sydney unforgettable. Explore the best of the cafés, stunning beaches, the harbour and unique suburbs on offer.

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Cairns and Port Douglas Cairns and Port Douglas

Cairns and Port Douglas

Cairns and Port Douglas, QLD

Once you reach this tropical region, you won't want to leave.

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Hamilton Island Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island, QLD

Escape to the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and discover the secrets of this magical piece of the Whitsunday Islands.

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Perth Perth

Perth

Perth, WA

Seemingly endless sunshine, pristine sandy beaches plus great food and world-class local wines – there’s nowhere quite like Perth.

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Darwin and the Top End

Discover Darwin, Australia's smallest capital city, where the living is large and the people love life. With plenty to explore, you can also use it as a base to see the Top End, covering about one sixth of Australia's total landmass. Look out for Uluru, Arnhem Land and Alice Springs.  

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New Zealand

A land of contrasts, spectacular scenery and welcoming locals. Head to Queenstown on the South Island for activity and adventure. Auckland and Wellington in the north offer hip suburbs and family friendly attractions, while Christchurch is a good starting point from which to explore the South Island. 

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Europe

London London tower bridge

London

London, United Kingdom

London, baby! Home to over a thousand years of history, you can be sure Monday always looks better with a view like this.

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North America, South America and Canada

New York New York

New York

New York, USA

If you can make it here, you won't need to make it anywhere else. Start ticking some of the world's most iconic destinations off your bucket list.

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Hawaii Hawaii

Hawaii

Hawaii, USA

Miles and miles from your next meeting. Kick back and enjoy the sound of palm trees blowing in the breeze, volcanic rock pools and endless pristine sandy beaches.

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South America

Don't make South America a 'once in a lifetime' trip. With so much to see and experience, this incredible continent will keep you coming back for years with its rich history, spectacular scenery and exceptionally friendly locals. Start your trip in Santiago or Rio de Janeiro and go from there.  

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Canada

Canada is as much rugged outdoor living as it is urban sophistication. Use Vancouver as a base and explore the city's urban vibe with its modern art galleries and restaurants. Or head out into the wilds of the open countryside and enjoy true Canadian hospitality as you take in the stunning scenery. 

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South Africa

Wide open plains, incredible wildlife and friendly locals, it's like looking at Australia in the mirror. Except this time the animals are bigger and there's a whole new range of landscapes to enjoy and explore. Make Johannesburg your starting point and enjoy! 

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