We’ve enlisted advice from people who really know how to live in the moment - the travellers with itchy feet; the social fans who love to tweet; the adventurers who can’t sit still; the instagrammers who snap at will. Read on and and be inspired by what we’ve prepared, because moments that start with RedBalloon stay with you forever. 

Top 10 ways to beat the heat

As tempting as it is to stay indoors in the air-conditioned comfort of your home or stand in front of an open door in the freezer section of your local supermarket, these RedBalloon customers prove there are better ways to stay cool in the summer heat.

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5 unforgettable ways to propose

There are certain times in life that a little effort is called for, and a proposal is one of them. Popping the question while you’re sitting on the couch watching CSI is not an option. No need to panic, however: we have done the hard work for you...

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5 destinations for a romantic break

What's your idea of a romantic break? Is it all about the food and wine, or is your dream destination a tropical island? One of these short breaks is guaranteed to hit the spot.

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12 fun activites to do with the family

When it comes to deciding on what to do as a family, it can be hard to please everyone, but these RedBalloon customers managed to get it right. Here's a list of top 12 family-friendly activities that'll help create some memorable moments.

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Sam Mac's top date ideas for Valentine's Day

To make this Valentine's Day memorable, we enlisted the help of Channel Seven weatherman and RedBalloon Romance Whisperer, Sam Mac, to test the experiences that will make for the perfect Valentine’s Day date...

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Valentine's Day ideas for singles

Uncoupled this Valentine’s Day? Don’t sit around crying into your chardonnay or weeping at The Notebook – there are plenty of other ways to feel the love on February 14.

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Top 10 things to do in Melbourne

Australia's cultural capital is an experience in itself, but these activities will allow you to enjoy the best of what Melbourne has to offer from a truly unique perspective.

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Top 10 things to do in Cairns

As if the crystal blue waters, stunning scenery and the breathtaking beauty of the Great Barrier Reef isn't enough - Cairns also has a variety of amazing things to do which take full advantage of this little slice of paradise.

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Top 10 things to do in Sydney

Take in the stunning sights of Sydney while emersing yourself in the best the city has to offer with these must-do experiences.

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6 reasons to have a Brisbane staycation

Love holidays, but hate travelling? With so much happening in your own backyard, there’s no need to jump on a plane for your next adventure. Here are 6 reasons to stay right where you are...

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5 most Instagrammable spots for a romantic getaway

Sydney couple Mitchell Cox, 22, and Cleo Codrington, 23, are among the top travel Instagrammers in Australia, with more than 130,000 followers. We ask them to share their most romantic (and beautiful) spots for a Valentine’s Day rendezvous.

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Top 10 most iconic experiences in Australia

With vast stretches of stunning beaches, mountainous ranges, and some of the most striking cities in the world, Australia sure has a lot of enticing sights on offer. If you’re keen to explore Australia’s iconic landscape, be prepared for an adrenaline...

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The most spectacular tours to take in Australia

From the ocean to the desert there is no shortage of guided tours to take you around the spectacular sights of Australia. And the benefits are many - someone else plans the day, transport is organised, and of course you get to see some unique places...

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5 dream destinations to visit in Australia

It’s quite special to live in a country that has some of the world’s most extraordinary travel destinations. Places which make regular appearances in hotlists and must-see lists and where-to-go-next lists the world over.

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Customers share the best bike rides of their life

Get on your bike! These RedBalloon customers did - and they loved it! From riding quad bikes over sand dunes and across muddy tracks to cruising on a Harley-Davidson and speeding around a race track. But don't just take our word for it...

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Hot air balloon rides to add to your bucket list

Serene, spectacular and stunning - these are just some of the words RedBalloon customers are using to describe their recent hot air balloon experience. From floating over wineries, cities and farmland...

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Best driving experiences as rated by customers

Give the car enthusiast in your life a gift they’ll never forget with a hotlap in a V8 supercar, a cruise in a classic Mustang or a luxury drive in a Lamborghini. Our customers have been in the driver’s seat of these experiences and more...

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10 romantic mini-break escapes

Whisk your partner away on a mini getaway where rest, relaxation and romance are high on the agenda. Not sure where to go? These are the places RedBalloon couples recommend escaping to for a blissful weekend away.

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The ultimate foodie gift guide

If your friend or partner more interested in foie gras over footy and truffles over trashy TV then listen up! From chef-quality knives to once-in-a-lifetime gourmet experiences, we’ve got a huge selection of gifts...

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Treat yo'self with these indulgences

In the famous words of Parks and Rec superstar, Donna Meagle, “Treat yo’self.” We all deserve a little “me” time, or a lot. So here are four guilt-free indulgences you’ll have a hard time saying no to.  

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8 reasons your pet is an awesome date

What’s better than a night spent at the Moonlight Cinema watching a movie under the stars on a balmy summer night? Sharing the experience with your favourite four-legged friend! 

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6 romantic ways to propose

Want to pull out all the stops with an incredibly unique and romantic proposal, but need a little help doing so? Our amazing and exclusive proposal packages will sweep the love of your life off their feet...

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