Spring School Holidays

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Grab the family, pack the bags and take off on a trip to remember these upcoming school holidays.

Whether a city or regional break in Australia or even a short break overseas, make the most of the upcoming holiday with a last-minute getaway. Check out some of our favourite destinations, activities and places to stay to inspire your next break.

Where to go

Whether just getting away for the long weekend or planning a longer escape over the school holidays, it's the perfect time to get out of town, recharge and discover somewhere new.

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Regional Australian gems

Explore your own back yard with some of our favourite destinations around the country. From Dubbo to  the Sunshine Coast, where's your next  Aussie adventure taking you?

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Darwin

With so much to see and do in and around Darwin., the kids won't want to leave. With sunny days, stunning sunsets and loads of activities, it's the perfect holiday choice.

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Plan your short break Auckland skyline

October Long weekend

Only got a few days off? From city breaks to beach getaways and short haul international destinations, make the most of the  October long weekend. 

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Sunny getaway destinations

Keen to escape the cooler weather? If its sun and relaxation you are after, check out our sunny destination picks with plenty on offer to keep the family entertained.

Plan your sunny getaway
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Discover more in Singapore

Whether a stopover or the end destination, Singapore never disappoints. With Singapore Zoo, Universal Studios and so many other things to do, you'll be sure to keep the family entertained.

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Farm stays in Australia

Wanting a different experience for the next holidays? Get the kids close to nature and discover some of Australia's best family farm stays. 

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What to do

Choose from over 10,000 hand picked activities and tours in Australia and around the world. Plus earn 1 Qantas Point^ per A$1 spent.

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School holiday ideas

Keep the family entertained these school holidays with our selection of things to do around Australia.  There is something for everyone.

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Australian cultural experiences

Experience the best of Australia with our top picks for cultural experiences and tours. Plus Qantas Frequent Flyers earn 1 Qantas point per A$1 spent^.

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New Zealand Tours

New Zealand is great short break destination. If you're heading over, we've found some great sightseeing and outdoor activities for you to do. 

New Zealand activities

Where to stay

With Qantas hotels or Airbnb you can plan the perfect escape. Earn 3 Qantas Points^ per A$1 on hotel bookings and 1 Qantas Point^ per A$1 on Airbnb bookings. Or enjoy exclusive discounts with Classic Hotel Rewards when you book using Qantas Points.

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Family-friendly hotels

From lagoon pools to chillout rooms for the kids, plan the perfect escape with a wide range of family-friendly hotels in beautiful destinations all around Australia.

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Hotel deals and bonus offers

Get a great offer on your next hotel booking. View discounted rates, deals and bonus Qantas Points offers all around Australia.

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Live like a local with Airbnb

From glamping to glamorous, family-friendly to romantic, make yourself at home with over 4.5 million Airbnb homes available. Plus earn Qantas Points on all Airbnb bookings.

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