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Our favourite short breaks

Need to refresh, rejuvenate or looking for ideas for a getaway? If you're keen to get away, time-poor, travelling with a family or just need time out, we've got you covered. Check out our favourites and pretty soon, they'll be yours too.

Australia

Don't want to travel too far? Whether you're looking for sunshine bliss, tropical paradise or a regional escape our top picks will get you planning.

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Sydney

A coastal metropolis that hugs its harbour like a proud parent, Australia's biggest city does 'quality lifestyle' better than most. Its enviable climate, laid-back vibe and beachside culture sit comfortably alongside world-class restaurants, a vibrant arts scene and retail hotspots.

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Melbourne

Whether it’s your first time discovering the many faces of Victoria’s capital or you've worn the soles of your sneakers on its cobblestone laneways many times before - Melbourne always has something new to find. Reknown as Australia’s fashion capital, Melbourne’s arts scene, night life and host to world-famous sporting events make it a must-visit city.

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Cairns

With the Great Barrier Reef on one side and The Daintree Rainforest on the other, Cairns is sandwiched between two of Australia’s most famed World Heritage sites. Explore the buzzing tropical paradise where you can lounge by the lagoon, trek through the tropics and island hop.

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Canberra

Never been? Make the capital, Canberra your next destination. With so much to offer such as the excellent restaurants, wineries, museums, activities for kids and  landscapes, you will not be disappointed.

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Perth

Discover Perth, a cosmopolitan city with endless sunshine, pristine sandy beaches plus great food and world-class local wine.  Don't miss out on pristine Rottnest Island, historical Fremantle or the stunning Margaret River region.

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Tasmania

This small  but unique island offers stunning landscapes, spectacular hiking, produce and wines that make the food scene up and coming. The best way to see the island is by car making it a road trip  you won't forget.

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Across the shores

Feeling a little more adventurous or want to experience some culture? Then head abroad, here are our top picks offering something for everyone and every budget.

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Hawaii

Epic surf, lush rainforests, pristine beaches and firey volcanos - few places in the world share the rare untamed beauty of Hawaii. 

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New Zealand

Want adventure, road trips or a relaxing break?  Hit the ski slopes of Queenstown, wineries around Nelson, or take a drive through the spectacular North and South Islands offering everything and more.

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Hong Kong

With so much culture to be explored this city is modern but made of ancient charm. Discover the hidden temples,  festivals, hike the mountains, take to the markets and try the local cuisine.   

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Hotels and Airbnb

Plan the perfect escape with Qantas Hotels or Airbnb, and earn 3 Qantas Points^ per A$1 on hotel bookings and 1 Qantas Point^ per A$1 on Airbnb bookings

Plus if you're a new user of Airbnb and your first ever stay is booked via qantas.com, you'll earn an additional 500 bonus points^.

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Car Rentals

Over 600 car hire locations worldwide, four leading rental companies and lots of great deals with no booking fees. Book your next Avis, Budget, Hertz or Thrifty car hire with us.

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Activities

Choose from over 10,000 hand picked activities and tours in 800 destinations around the world. Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn 1 Qantas Point~ per A$1 spent.

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* Prices are based on payment at qantas.com. Some agents may charge service fees and/or fees for card payments which vary. Selected travel dates and days apply and fares may not be available on all flights or days. Offers subject to availability. Food, beverage and entertainment offerings vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. 

^ Qantas Hotels: You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Join online now. Membership and the earning and redemption of points are subject to the terms and conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program. The ability to use Points Plus Pay is subject to meeting the minimum points requirement of 5,000 Qantas Points. Qantas Points will not be earned on cancelled or refunded bookings. Qantas Points will be credited to your account at least 8 weeks after check-out. To earn Qantas Points, quote your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number when booking. Qantas Points cannot be split between two or more members occupying the same room. Some accommodation providers may not allow you to combine this offer with any other offer. Qantas Points may be earned by the member in whose name the booking is made. Members will not be able to redeem points for, or earn points on additional charges paid to the accommodation provider for extras (including cots, breakfasts and other incidentals) on check-in or check-out (as applicable). Qantas Points will not be earned on cancelled or refunded bookings. Qantas Points will be credited to your account at least 8 weeks after check-out. To earn Qantas Points, quote your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number when booking. Qantas Points cannot be split between two or more members occupying the same room. Some accommodation providers may not allow you to combine this offer with any other offer. Qantas Points may be earned by the member in whose name the booking is made. Members will not be able to redeem points for, or earn points on additional charges paid to the accommodation provider for extras (including cots, breakfasts and other incidentals) on check-in or check-out (as applicable). Airbnb: 500 bonus Qantas Points will be awarded to Qantas Frequent Flyer members who make their first Airbnb booking on qantas.com/airbnb. Qantas Frequent Flyer members will also earn 1 Qantas Point per A$1 value for Airbnb stays booked through qantas.com/airbnb. Qantas Points will not be earned on cancelled or refunded bookings. Qantas Points will be credited to your account at least 8 weeks after check-out. To earn Qantas Points, quote your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number when booking. Qantas Points cannot be split between two or more members occupying the same room. Some accommodation providers may not allow you to combine this offer with any other offer. Qantas Points may be earned by the member in whose name the booking is made. Members will not be able to redeem points for, or earn points on additional charges paid to the accommodation provider for extras (including cots, breakfasts and other incidentals) on check-in or check-out (as applicable).

~ Earn 1 Qantas Point per A$1 spent when you book an activity on qantas.com/activities. To earn Qantas Points, Qantas Frequent Flyers must quote their membership number when booking online. For activities booked in a currency other than Australian dollars or in locations where the local currency is not Australian dollars, the Australian dollar equivalent amount will be calculated using an exchange rate on the day the booking was made, as determined by Viator who administers bookings for transfers and activities on qantas.com.