Travel websites and apps
Let technology make travel easier and more enjoyable.
Whether you're looking for inspiration for your next getaway, want to book a hotel online, or find the best place to stop for a coffee on your next caravan trip, there are apps and websites that can help with your travel plans.
The world's largest travel platform that aims to make every trip your best. The site and app feature millions of reviews and opinions on accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises; written by everyday travellers from across the globe.
You can use TripAdvisor to find inspiration for your next holiday, search for places to stay, things to do, or places to eat. Every listing includes reviews others have left which gives you a clear picture of which places fall into the must-see category and which places to avoid.
The platform is so comprehensive that you can even book accommodation, flights, cruises and hire cars through the website. It really is a one-stop-shop for all your travel needs.
National Seniors Travel
National Seniors Travel is a dedicated service of the largest independent, not-for-profit organisation for older Australians - National Seniors Australia.
The website features a wide range of destinations to explore, with guides and articles to fuel your wanderlust. The site also features a trip planner, with top tips, a packing checklist and plenty of good advice to ensure you enjoy a stress-free holiday.
If you're looking for travel inspiration, Lonely Planet has got you covered. As well as publishing a range of books, their website and mobile apps give you the tools to plan your next adventure (post COVID of course). Expect, awe-inspiring travel guides, stories and images, as well as bookable itinerates and even a forum to connect with other travellers.
More than just a map, Google Maps lets you find local businesses and places of interest and get real-time traffic conditions, and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle and public transport.
The maps can be viewed in a number of different ways, such as a satellite image from above or with 360 ° interactive panoramic street view.
This is a very useful tool whether you're exploring our local area or another country on the other side of the world.
Travel ideas on Pinterest
Pinterest is platform that lets you discover visual ideas like travel inspiration, recipe cards and lots more. You can save (pin) these ideas to specific boards to keep them organised.