What is it that makes us so obsessed with Europe? Is it the fact that we can island hop around sunkissed Mediterranean islands, sample fresh local produce and drinks (hello fruity sangria/smooth wine/tasty cocktails/beaut beers, dance til dawn at crazy music festivals or street parties, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere? Probably that and so much more! So check out our travel guides for some serious travel inspiration...
How do I get to Europe?
Getting to Europe is pretty easy, with regular flights to and from most major airports. Return fares, one-ways, student tickets...you name, we got it! Search below to find the cheapest flights to London, Paris, Rome, Berlin, Amsterdam and more with exclusive fares for students and those under 26.
When is the best time of year to visit Europe?
Europe is pretty massive, so the weather can vary quite a bit from country to country. In winter, (generally November - March), northern parts of Europe are covered in snow and throughout December, magical Christmas markets pop up all over the place. Head to Germany, Austria or Prague for a traditional European Christmas, or to the French Alps for world class skiing and snowboarding. In summer time, the Greek Islands, Turkey, Croatia and the Mediterranean coast are glorious - you'll find endless stretches of sandy beaches to kick back and relax on. Prices tend to be highest in Europe at Christmas, Easter and during the summer vacation (July and August) - travel during off peak times and you'll be sure to bag yourself a sweet deal or two.
Do I need a visa to visit countries in Europe?
Australians tourists and holiday makers visiting Europe for up to six months don't need to apply for a visa in advance. But if you plan on staying longer, or working in an EU country, you'll need to apply using the Australian Goverment website. Speak to one of our travel experts for more information.
How can I get around Europe?
There are heaps of things we love about Europe - eating cheese at breakfast without being judged is certainly up there. More so that you can instantly become so darned cultured, freely changing course and whizzing across borders on trains
and in a car
to tick off a few iconic countries in a day. We have heaps of flexible and independent ways to travel around Europe so strap on your rucksacks and head on a rail spree or hire a car and head to an epic European festival - breakfast cheese waits for no man.
What's the best way to travel the Mediterranean?
There are countless ways to experience the Med - we have yachting holidays in the Greek Islands, traditional gulets in Turkey, and wooden cruisers or yachts to explore the hedonistic islands of Croatia. If it's island-hopping you're after, you can do this cheaply like the locals on one of our ferry-based tours in Greece, from sun-soaked Mykonos to volcanic Santorini.