HOW CAN I FIND A CHEAP HOLIDAY DEAL IN AUSTRALIA IN DECEMBER/JANUARY?
Take your mouse for a stroll to Flight Centre, Zuji, Webjet and Lastminute – just some of the websites where you can find bargain airfares and package deals.
December and January are the peak of the wet season across the Top End, and that means lower prices for flights and accommodation in Cairns and Broome in particular, and lower accommodation prices in Darwin and Kakadu.
Swimming in the sea is off the menu, and this is not a great time to visit the Great Barrier Reef, but green season in the tropics has a magic of its own.
There's a lot to like about free accommodation, and House Swap Holidays is Australia's largest house exchange holiday club. Membership is cheap, and you have the chance to swap your house for desirable real estate in some of our sweetest holiday zones.
Cruise vessels often have late-breaking special deals as they try to fill empty cabins. Head for the Cruiseco website, hit the Hot Deals button and you can usually find something to like, often from just over $100 per person per day on some of the finest names in the cruising world.