Jane Reddy

Jane is the Deputy National Travel Editor, with a focus on Traveller's two major print editions, published in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the Sun-Herald. She has a decade of experience as a writer and editor for Traveller and most recently was a writer and producer for the title's digital site. She has been a journalist for 20 years and a traveller for even longer.

Dean Lucas, founder and chief executive, 666 Pure Tasmanian Vodka.

Q & A: Dean Lucas

I always fly Virgin Australia to the US. Their business-class seats convert to a fully flat bed.

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shd travel june 30 dollar proof cook islands hi-res from Gaynor Stanley, On behalf of Cook Islands Tourism gaynor@pepr.com.au

Travel budgets

Warning: dip ahead

Our falling currency is no bar to Australian travellers finding good-value destinations.

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Changi Airport Singapore

Air travel

World's best airport named

Singapore's Changi Airport has been voted world's best, while Brisbane rated best in Australia.

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It's a wrap ... Datai, Langkawi.

Room Service

A tropical retreat rich in private pleasures

A private pool, outdoor shower and grassed path to the ocean complete the coastal scene at the new beach villas at the Datai on the Malaysian island of Langkawi.

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The Hobbit-inspired plane.

Smart Traveller

Flight of the Hobbit

Air New Zealand has launched a flying billboard devoted to The Hobbit movie.

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