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About the Best of Family Travel Awards

The Best of Family Travel Awards 2018 are here! 100% voted by families, these awards celebrate the best of all things family travel.

We want to hear from families, nominating and sharing their opinions on the best family travel experiences, destinations, providers and attractions around the country and the world. 

Everyone who completes the survey goes in the draw to win a dream family holiday to Maui in Hawaii for two adults and two children, including airfares from Hawaiian Airlines.

The Best of Family Travel Awards are broken up into five categories:

  • Best of Australia - focus on domestic destinations, attractions and services
  • Best Travel Providers - focus on service providers such as tour operators, airlines, websites etc
  • Best of International Holidays - focus on international destinations, attractions and services
  • Best Bucket List
  • Best for families of all shapes and sizes - focus for families of larger or smaller sizes and those with specific requirements

Nominate here now.

Award Entry Dates:

Nominations and entries for the Best of Family Travel Awards 2018 are open to Australian residents aged 18 years and over. Awards nominations are open until midnight AEST, 31 July 2018.

The Prize:

Individuals who submit their nominations for the Best of Family Travel Awards go in the running to win the trip of a lifetime!

  • Return airfares on Hawaiian Airlines for two adults and two children to Maui from Sydney or Brisbane. Fares include Hawaiian-inspired meals and beverages, on-demand inflight entertainment, and a generous checked baggage allowance of two bags at up to 32 kgs per piece.
  • Four nights accommodation in two connecting rooms at Kā’anapali Beach Hotel with buffet breakfast and daily cultural activities included. The hotel is located oceanfront on world-famous Kā’anapali Beach and is spread out across 11 acres of tropical gardens.
  • Five days car rental from Alamo.


Everyone who completes the survey also receives a discount voucher from Simon Shopping Destinations. With over 100 centres across the US, you will be able to use your savings at destinations in Hawai'i, San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York (to name a few).

Prize Partners

Entrants who complete the survey go in the running to win the family holiday of their dreams thanks to our valued partners.

Hawaiian Airlines:

Hawaiian Airlines is proudly Hawaii’s biggest and longest-serving airline. Now in its 89th year of continuous service, no airline knows Hawaii like Hawaiian Airlines. From the moment you step on board, you will experience the airlines' signature hospitality with its warm and friendly celebration of the culture, people and Aloha Spirit of the Hawaiian Islands.

Hawaiian Airlines operates new 278-seat, Airbus A330-200 aircraft and flies daily from Sydney and three times weekly from Brisbane to Honolulu and onto 12 U.S. Mainland cities. Hawaiian Airlines is also the only international airline operating flights between Hawai`i’s Neighbour Islands. International guests travelling on Neighbour Island flights booked on the same journey as their international sectors enjoy the international 64kg free checked baggage allowance (2 x bags at 32kg per piece).

Kā’anapali Beach Hotel:

Located oceanfront on breathtaking Kā’anapali Beach, in the heart of West Maui, Kā’anapali Beach Hotel is the perfect location to create your Maui dream vacation. Spread across eleven acres of tropical gardens, “Hawaii’s Most Hawaiian Hotel” offers 432 rooms in four wings, surrounding the signature whale-shaped pool.

Learn about Hawaiian culture, traditions, and history at the new cultural center, Hale Ho’okipa, offering daily complimentary cultural activities for the entire family. Relax and enjoy Hawaiian entertainment in the Tiki courtyard every evening. Try snorkeling or stand-up paddleboarding at Hale Huaka’i, the ocean activities center. Experience aloha at its best!


Alamo Rent A Car, the largest car rental provider to international travelers visiting North America, is a value-oriented, internationally recognized brand serving the rental needs of airport leisure travelers. Alamo offers everyday low rental rates and a hassle-free customer experience at the most popular travel destinations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia.


Simon Shopping Destinations:

When you’re traveling in the US, there’s no better destination for shopping, dining and activities than Simon Shopping Destinations. Located across the US and featuring a collection of the world's finest designer labels and leading brands - from Saks Fifth Avenue, Calvin Klein and kate spade new york to Polo Ralph Lauren - savvy shoppers won't want to miss the savings of 25-65% off every day at Premium Outlets®, the renowned style icons at Simon® Malls or the fantastic combination of value retail, dining and entertainment at The Mills®.

Complete the Best of Family Travel Awards nomination survey to see your favourite destinations, attractions and providers awarded the 'Best of' award for their category, and you'll go in the running to win your dream family holiday!


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