Digital display

Advertise across Time Out Australia sites

Desktop display

Our desktop display products offer above- and below-the-fold advertising options. Wow the Time Out audience through our unmissable premium Billboard and Half Page units. Or stretch your marketing dollar a little further with our standard display options – including IAB standard ad formats, leaderboards and MRECs.


Premium display
Billboard $80 CPM
ATF Half Page 
$60 CPM


Standard display
Leaderboard $35 CPM
 $45 CPM
Mid-page MREC $30 CPM
Rich media executions attract a $5 CPM surcharge

High impact placement (desktop)

Need a show stopper? Consider using this high impact advertising execution to make sure your campaign is unmissable across desktop and mobile. A high impact placement includes Billboard, Half Pages, MRecs, Leaderboard, Mobile Leaderboard and Skin. Rates vary according to your requirements.

Please contact us to discuss a high impact placement.

Mobile display

Time Out mobile sites create a fully interactive off-the-page experience providing deeper, richer content for the on-the-go city enthusiast – including intelligent location based features so mobile users can find what they need or be inspired to do something else. Our audience is always looking to do something and because of this, mobile ads typically have a higher performance rate than industry average.



Mobile display
Mobile Leaderboard $40 CPM
Mobile MREC 
$45 CPM
Rich media executions attract a $5 CPM surcharge


Ad type Dimensions Size Format Third Party Tags
Billboard 970×250 ≺60KB GIF or JPG ≺100KB
Half page 300×600 ≺40KB GIF or JPG ≺100KB
MREC 300×250 <40KB GIF or JPG <100KB
Leaderboard 728×90 <40KB GIF or JPG <100KB
Mobile MREC 300×250 <40KB GIF or JPG HTML5, Celtra
Mobile Leaderboard 320×50 <15KB GIF or JPG HTML5, Celtra


  • We are a secure site and as a result all tags but be supplied in a secure script
  • Any tags that have not been secured will not render on our site


  • We follow standard DFP guidelines for HTML 5 creative
  • We encourage clients to keep creative sizes as small as possible to ensure positive user experience and quicker rendering

Materials (desktop)

  • Banners can be JPG, GIF or supplied via secure third party or DoubleClick tags
  • All banners and URLs must be received 5 working days in advance of display
  • Please clearly indicate a click-through URL
  • We do not accept Flash files

Materials (mobile)

  • All ads are served run-of-site, unless otherwise specified
  • Banners can be JPG or GIF and must be less than 40k
  • Please clearly indicate a click-through URL
  • We do not accept Flash files

All ad formats are in accordance with IAB display guidelines

HTML5 creative format Creative format description
3rd party tag The HTML5 creative will be stored on a 3rd party server
DoubleClick Studio creatives A HTML5 creative will be directly pushed to your DFP network from DoubleClick Studio
DoubleClick Campaign Manager tag (DCM inred) A HTML5 creative hosted by an advertiser/agency using DoubleClick Campaign Monitor
Self-contained HTML5 creative A self-contained HTML5 creative in a single code snippet

Specs (Skin)

  • Please supply skin as a single creative asset (GIF or JPG)
  • "Visible area on a small screen": Place all campaign messaging and logos here
  • "Content area": Skin is not visible within this area, please leave blank


High Impact takeover specs

If you are supplying a skin, you will be required to supply the remainder of assets required for a high impact takeover. These are listed below:

Type Dimensions (WxH, px) Size Format Third Party Tags
Billboard 970×250 <60KB GIF or JPG <100KB
Leaderboard 728x90 <40KB GIF or JPG <100KB
Half Page (x2) 300×600 <40KB GIF or JPG <100KB
Skin (breakdown above) 1900x1200 <220KB GIF or JPG
MREC 300×250 <40KB GIF or JPG HTML5, Celtra
Mobile Leaderboard 320×50 <15KB GIF or JPG HTML5, Celtra


  • Please note all detail listed above with regards to HTTPS, HTML5, Flash, materials and creative format.
  • All conventions listed also apply to the high impact placement

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