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Sat 13 Oct 2018

Never do this simple thing with a rental car

Never do this simple thing with a rental car

SCOTT Sewell’s rookie error when renting a car left him black-listed with a $1400 bill. It’s something we probably do all the time.

Problem with $500b megacity

Problem with $500b megacity

DUBBED the “mega city of the future”, but there’s one big reason tech leaders are pulling out of the ambitious $500 billion project.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

It’s official: Melbourne is better than Sydney

It’s official: Melbourne is better than Sydney

INTERNATIONAL tourists have decided which of the two rival cities is best — and sorry Sydneysiders, yours isn’t it.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Big change coming to domestic Qantas flights

Big change coming to domestic Qantas flights

QANTAS is rolling out a change to its boarding process on domestic flights this week, here’s what it means for you.

Real reason you can’t use your phone on planes

Real reason you can’t use your phone on planes

A PILOT has revealed why mobile phones are not allowed to be used on-board, and he claims it’s got nothing to do with safety.

Tourist shocks onlookers in hilarious video

Tourist shocks onlookers in hilarious video

FOOTAGE showing a man parading, passed out, on a donkey in front of bemused tourists, has been viewed over a million times.

Jetstar’s got $249 flights to Hawaii but this is better

Jetstar’s got $249 flights to Hawaii but this is better

Bali, Hawaii, Gold Coast ... our favourite holiday destinations are looking hotter than ever with this new sale. But it’s not only flights you can save on.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Weight ban on tourists riding iconic donkeys

Weight ban on tourists riding iconic donkeys

THE country has passed a controversial new law that targets overweight holiday-makers.

Humiliated flyer ‘forced to show breasts’

Humiliated flyer ‘forced to show breasts’

A PASSENGER claims she was left “shaking and crying” after she was allegedly forced to take off her bra at a busy airport.

My carry-on rule gets me the best seat on the plane

My carry-on rule gets me the best seat on the plane

The front row is usually the most popular, but not everyone buys the hype. This frequent flyer says her packing strategy lets her travel in even more comfort.

Something’s missing from flight SQ22

Something’s missing from flight SQ22

A MARATHON flight of nearly 19 hours is launching this week — and there’s a familiar feature you won’t see on board.

Reason you’re paying more for airfares

Reason you’re paying more for airfares

THERE’S a very good chance you paid more for your airline ticket than the person sitting next to you on the flight. This is the reason why.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

This secret travel remedy is even better than Coke

This secret travel remedy is even better than Coke

Travellers are convinced the Black Doctor helps ward off food poisoning while they’re on the road — but this expat swears by an even more effective method.

12 hidden plane features exposed

12 hidden plane features exposed

FROM a mysterious symbol located above one seat to a sneaky way to get extra room, here’s what you never knew about flying.

‘Alien invasion’ image baffles internet

‘Alien invasion’ image baffles internet

AN IMAGE which seems to show an alien space craft hovering over a city has people baffled. The photographer insists it’s not a Photoshop creation.

Sacked pilot’s $18,000 payout

Sacked pilot’s $18,000 payout

A VETERAN Air NZ captain crashed a simulator during an assessment — and was stood down from his job.

Seinfeld solved my worst travel problem

Seinfeld solved my worst travel problem

George Costanza might have thought of it first, but people all over the world have picked up and run with his idea — and this traveller says it’s a game changer

Mon 8 Oct 2018

New TV ad gives Kyogle 'publicity that money can't buy'

New TV ad gives Kyogle 'publicity that money can't buy'

"WE JUMPED on the opportunity to promote our region globally as this is an international ad campaign."

Tourists shall not pass this beauty

Tourists shall not pass this beauty

One of the most popular destinations for tourists to New Zealand is not even in New Zealand - it's in Middle Earth.

Cabin crew tells of shocking sexual harassment

Cabin crew tells of shocking sexual harassment

THE lid has been blown on the creepy way passengers sexually assault and harass air hostesses and female cabin crew in Australia.

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