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Singapore skyline
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Our Stopovers

Australia is an amazing destination, and a wonderful choice for a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. As Australia is one of the furthest destinations from Ireland, a stopover is a great way to break up the long journey – you could even spend a few days exploring your chosen location. Whether you decide to travel east or west, there are plenty of great options.

Here are some of our best recommendations for your stopover – all can be added to your journey to Australia or back to Ireland. Give our experts a call to discuss where you would like to discover.


Dubai has long drawn in visitors, thanks to its wide variety of frenetic souks, towering architecture and lavish restaurants. A glamorous city, it’s a great place to visit as part of your Australia holiday.

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Abu Dhabi

Year-round sunshine, great beaches and a classic heritage, Abu Dhabi is a unique and unforgettable destination. If you’re planning on staying for a few days, head out to some of the more remote regions.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a charismatic location with a unique blend of classic history, expansive cityscapes and exhilarating adventure. At first overwhelming, you’ll quickly come to love the fast-paced hum.

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Exotic, colourful and fascinating, Thailand ticks all the boxes – no matter how long you’re staying for, you’ll be treated to captivating sights, unforgettable experiences and a warm welcome.

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A colourful and unique blend of attractions, Malaysia is often overlooked in favour of its Asian neighbours. But this remarkable country is unlike anywhere else, featuring stunning scenery, amazing wildlife, contemporary cities and great food.

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From shopping and dining to the buzzing nightlife and exciting local markets, Singapore is a fun destination to explore. Ideal to break up the journey to or from Australia, it’s a great stopover choice.

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Fiji is the archetypal island escape – a picturesque collection of idyllic beaches, tropical climates and a secluded ambience.

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Cook Islands

The Cook Islands is one of the most spectacular destinations in the world for unspoiled scenery and secluded beaches – it makes for a great stopover option as part of your holiday to Australia.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a stylish and glitzy city with myriad opportunities to relax and explore, in equal measure. There’s something for everyone here, from couples to families.

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