Travel GuidesGenreTravelNarrated byDenise ScottCountry of originAustraliaOriginal languageEnglishNo. of series5No. of episodes36Running time60 mins (including ads)Original networkNine NetworkPicture format1080i (16:9 HDTV)Audio formatStereoOriginal release14 February 2017 –present
Travel Guides is an Australian travel series which premiered on the Nine Network on 14 February 2017. The series follows groups of ordinary Australians who take on the job of travel critics who experience the same week-long international and domestic holidays, and review the same accommodation, cuisine, and local sights.[dua]
The series is based on a similar programme of the same name made by UK production company Studio Lambert in 2015.
In May 2017, the series was renewed for a second season. In October 2017, the series second season was officially confirmed at Nine’s upfronts with three travel guide groups from the first season set to return. The second season premiered on 29 January 2018.
In March 2018, a casting call went out for new groups to become part of the third season for 2019. The third season premiered on 5 February 2019.
In October 2019, the series was officially renewed for a fourth season at Nine’s upfronts. The fourth season was set to air in early 2020, however due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the season was delayed and aired on 26 January 2021.
In September 2021, the series was officially renewed for a fifth season at Nine’s upfronts. The fifth season premiered on 30 March 2022.
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