Whether you want to explore the surrounding scenery or hang out in the city's cool cafes, head to Brisbane for the vacation of a lifetime. Flights to Brisbane land at Brisbane Airport (BNE), which serves many major airlines and is conveniently located just north of the Brisbane River. With historic buildings and a thriving arts scene, as well as access to some of Australia's best outdoor sporting locations, Brisbane is a great destination for an active vacation.
Hotels near BNE offer a convenient base for exploring the city. Take the Airtrain from Brisbane Airport to Central, South Bank, Fortitude Valley, or Roma Street station. Trains run every 15 minutes from around 5 A.M. to 10 P.M. Another option is the CoachTrans shuttle bus, which collects passengers arriving on Brisbane flights and takes them to their accommodation in the city or on the Gold Coast. Pre-book your ticket to make sure you're whisked quickly to your Brisbane vacation accommodation. Once you've recovered from your flight, get ready to fly again--this time in a hot air balloon over the Lockyer Valley.
Spend a couple of days exploring the heart of Brisbane, relaxing in local restaurants and bars or experiences contemporary Australian artwork on the South Bank. When you begin to tire of the city, take a trip out to the sandy paradise of Moreton Bay, where lucky travelers catch a glimpse of passing dolphins. With cheap flights to Brisbane from Travelocity, all that Brisbane has to offer is within your reach. Take a look at the Brisbane vacation deals currently available, which could include a saving of up to $537 when you book your airfare and flight at the same time.