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Arrivals & Departures: Money-saving tips: How to get free public transport in Switzerland

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Want free public transport plus free and discounted activities? A number of Swiss cities offer just that. 

Arrivals & Departures: Rotto admission fees waived for kids

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The push to make a visit to Rottnest Island more affordable continues.

Arrivals & Departures: Free flights to Christmas Island for Swell Lodge building volunteers

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Dick Smith has thrown his support behind the new eco-tourism project with an offer to fly volunteers to Christmas Island to help with construction. 

Arrivals & Departures: Airline deals: Get a free Dubai stopover with Emirates

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Fly to destinations including London from $1269 return and get a free night's stay in Dubai.

Arrivals & Departures: Nipper the crab pinches the spotlight ahead of Mandurah Crab Fest

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A giant inflatable blue manna crab named Nipper has been making the rounds to promote the 20th anniversary of the Mandurah Crab Fest.

Arrivals & Departures: New Rex flights between Perth and Carnarvon/Monkey Mia go on sale

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Tickets are on sale for the new Regional Express (Rex) flights from Perth to Carnarvon and Monkey Mia.

Our World: Grey Nomads Guide: Top tips for caravanning in WA

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As the weather inevitably starts to cool, grey nomads inevitably start to look northwards. The migration begins in autumn, so now is a good time to start thinking about caravans, gear, sites and sights.

Arrivals & Departures: Eurostar launches London-Amsterdam train service

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Tickets are now on sale for the new Netherlands service, with prices from £35 ($62) one-way. 

Arrivals & Departures: St Giles Hotels launches solo traveller discounts & perks

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Solo travellers can get discounts and special perks with the new solo-travel program from the St Giles hotel group, which includes properties in Sydney, London, New York, Kuala Lumpur and Penang.

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