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5 road trips to bushfire affected communities

Show your support to those affected and still make the most of a long-weekend getaway.
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Holiday Maximiser

Check out our Holiday Maximiser to ensure you’ll get the most out of your holiday time.
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Expert tips for sustainable tourism

Sustainable tourism is increasing in popularity not only in Australia but around the world.
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Is forced annual leave impacting your holiday plans?

New research has revealed forced annual leave impacts a majority of surveyed Australians, while many also felt too restricted to use all their leave.
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The majority of surveyed Aussies check work emails on holiday

A new survey has found employees are struggling to establish work role boundaries while on holiday, with a majority checking work-related messages.
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Which industry has the best work life balance in Australia?

A new survey by Budget Direct Travel Insurance has revealed which employees are most satisfied with their work life balance by industry.
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Work life balance by job level in Australia

A new survey by Budget Direct has revealed climbing the corporate ladder might have a negative impact on work life balance and job satisfaction.
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Are you making the most of your frequent flyer rewards?

A new survey has revealed many Australians think frequent flyer rewards programs are confusing, with one third having never redeemed any rewards.
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Is contact with work disrupting your holidays?

A new survey by Budget Direct has revealed that the majority of surveyed Australians have been contacted by a manager or colleague while on holiday.
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Is 4 weeks annual leave enough? Most surveyed Aussies don’t think so

New research shows a majority of surveyed Australians think 4 weeks of annual leave is insufficient, with many unable to switch off while on holiday.
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Half of surveyed Australians work on holiday

New research by Budget Direct reveals that half of surveyed Australians had worked while they were supposed to be on a personal holiday.
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When is the best time to go on holiday?

Are you ready for a holiday? Check out this interactive tool that will help you choose when the best time to travel is so you can get the most out of your next holiday.
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Travel Insurance and Missed Flights

If you miss a flight, the circumstances behind the missed flight will help you determine whether to claim compensation from your airline or us.
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Travel Insurance and Gadgets

Most of Budget Direct’s travel insurance policies cover loss or damage to your valuables, including your electronic or tech gadgets, devices and gizmos.
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One-Way Travel Insurance

If you’re going overseas and haven’t yet set a return date or bought a return ticket, you can still get Budget Direct travel insurance for your one-way trip.
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Travel Insurance and Lost or Stolen Passports

If your Australian passport is lost or stolen during your trip, we can cover the cost of a replacement passport as well as the additional expenses you incur as a result of the disruption.
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Which type of cruise is right for you?

With so many different types of cruises, how do you know which is right for you? See our guide to repositioning, river, domestic and themed cruises.
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7 tips for organising your travel money

Planning for an overseas trip is fun, but what’s the best way to organise your travel money options? Cash, debit or credit cards? Find out more here!
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Is credit card travel insurance enough for you?

Is your credit card Travel Insurance sufficient to protect you from the unexpected when you head overseas? See how it compares to stand-alone travel cover here!
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Overseas travel tips for students

If you’re heading overseas to study, make sure you’ve ticked all the preparation boxes. This article has some awesome tips on study options & packing tips!
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The 5 best things to do on a cruise

If you’re after a holiday for the whole family, look no further than a cruise. Here’s five things to check out for the best family cruises.
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The essential guide to travelling alone

Our essential guide to travelling alone includes safety tips, four great places to travel alone, and five tips for travelling alone.
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Tips to make international travel easier

There are lots of clever tips and tricks to make overseas travel cheaper, safer and more rewarding. Here are our all-time favourites.
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