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Travel and holidays

There's plenty to think about whether you're planning a short weekend away or an extended overseas trip. Should I use a travel agent? How can I get the best travel package? Will I need travel insurance? Consumer has you covered for all you need to know.


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Our luggage test

We tested small suitcases that would fit enough gear for a long weekend away and should nestle into an overhead locker on an aircraft. But which are cleared to board?

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Our free travel insurance guide

Travel insurance is as important as your passport and plane ticket. Before you buy a policy, check out the guide we’ve produced in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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Compare travel insurance policies

It’s vital to make sure your travel insurance policy has enough cover – particularly for travel to the US. We explain what to look for in a travel insurance policy and common traps to avoid.

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