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Common scams catching Aussies

Survey reveals the most common scams catching out Aussie travellers

Common scams catching Aussies

Aussies discouraged from international travel because of crime.

An unlikely tourist attraction

The boat shed that became a social media superstar

An unlikely tourist attraction

How a humble Perth boathouse became Australia’s most unlikely tourist attraction.

Bad news for Aussie travellers

Big price rises on the way for Aussie travellers in 2020: report

Bad news for Aussie travellers

Travel prices within Australia set to rise by almost double the global average.

New low-cost Bali airport

New low-cost airport could save travellers thousands – or not

New low-cost Bali airport

Bali’s new international airport touted as the low-cost carrier’s hub.

Strange custom confiscations

The strangest items confiscated at customs

Strange custom confiscations

You’d be amazed at some of the items that have been confiscated at customs.

Pilots don’t want you to know …

Pilots don’t want you to know …

Pilots don’t want you to know …

What do pilots do they don’t want passengers to know about?

China’s favourite Aussie brand

China’s favourite Aussie travel brands will surprise you

China’s favourite Aussie brand

Ever wondered which brands are most respected by our Chinese visitors?

Singapore loses its crown

Singapore Airlines loses its world’s best crown to Qatar

Singapore loses its crown

Singapore Airlines loses its crown, and Qantas makes a return trip to the top 10. ...

Frequent flyer revamp a good thing?

Who benefits most from Qantas’ frequent flyer revamp?

Frequent flyer revamp a good thing?

Who will benefit from the Qantas frequent flyer overhaul? You, Qantas or its nemesis?

Big news for airlines

Big news for airlines may mean lower fares

Big news for airlines

Big news for Australian airlines that will hopefully translate to lower fares.

US extreme vetting includes Aussies

US extreme vetting includes Aussies

US extreme vetting includes Aussies

Aussie travellers must disclose social media account info for access to the US.

Qantas announces new partner

Qantas announces new partner

Qantas announces new partner

New alliance could lead to lower fares, more convenience and faster travel times.

Aussie airports under threat

Aussie airports under threat

Aussie airports under threat

Australia’s major airports are under threat, but nobody seems to care.

No more long queues in the UK

Passport changes will allow Aussies to skip airport queues

No more long queues in the UK

Eligible Aussie passport holders can now skip long queues at British airports.

Travel stress points revealed

Survey reveals what pains Australia most about taking holidays.

Travel stress points revealed

Survey reveals what pains Australia most about taking holidays.

‘It was an invasion of our privacy’

Family being watched by Airbnb host

‘It was an invasion of our privacy’

Family discovers it was being watched by Airbnb host.

World’s dumbest cruise

Could this be the world’s dumbest ever cruise?

World’s dumbest cruise

A themed cruise set to sail in 2020 could turn out to be the world’s ...

Pilots refuse to fly here

The country where US pilots refuse to fly

Pilots refuse to fly here

US pilots refuse to fly to this nation, forcing the only major carrier to suspend ...

How does a plane get lost?

How did that British Airways flight get lost?

How does a plane get lost?

It’s difficult to believe a major commercial airline could get lost …

Older travellers want adventure

Poll reveals what older travellers want

Older travellers want adventure

A study conducted by Rough Guides shows that older travellers still want adventure.

Cruise line honours Oprah

HAL gives Shared Humanity Award to Oprah Winfrey

Cruise line honours Oprah

Holland America Line honours Oprah’s career championing equality and inclusion.

Woman’s humiliation on flight

Woman humiliated on Rare Disease Day

Woman’s humiliation on flight

A woman with a rare genetic skin condition humiliated on Rare Disease Day.

Webjet Click Frenzy flash sale

Webjet Click Frenzy flash sale

Webjet Click Frenzy flash sale

More than 500 travel deals at prices you’ll not see again this year.

Tips to keep your bag under 7kg

Expert tips on keep your bag under 7kg

Tips to keep your bag under 7kg

Tips to cut down carry-on baggage weight to save you forking out for baggage fees.

Feisty flighty rips rude passenger

The one thing you should never say to a flight attendant

Feisty flighty rips rude passenger

Don’t ever call a flight attendant ‘just a flight attendant’ …

Big changes for Aussie flights

Airline Update: Emirates suspends Sydney and Perth flights

Big changes for Aussie flights

Big changes to Australian international flights announced.

Top 100 beaches on the planet

Top 100 beaches on the planet

Top 100 beaches on the planet

Global rankings of best beaches reveal this year’s top spot and the Australian beaches that ...

Hotel sued for filming naked guests

Hotel sued for filming naked guests

Hotel sued for filming naked guests

A popular hotel brand faces a US$100m lawsuit for negligence.

Aussies wasting travel money

Aussies wasting travel money

Aussies wasting travel money

Aussie travellers are wasting money on avoidable travel expenses.

The Mary Valley ‘Rattler’ is back

The Mary Valley ‘Rattler’ is back

The Mary Valley ‘Rattler’ is back

The beloved Mary Valley Rattler is back on track and locals are loving it.

Biggest ever travel industry attack

Biggest ever travel industry attack

Biggest ever travel industry attack

Up to 500 million may have had their data stolen in the world’s biggest travel ...

Qantas dumps confusing rule

Qantas dumps confusing rule

Qantas dumps confusing rule

To print or not to print? That is the question – one that Qantas has ...

Is this the world’s worst airline?

Could Air India be the world’s worst airline?

Is this the world’s worst airline?

A major airline is in chaos after two incidents that almost defy belief.

Cruise costs set to soar

Cruise costs set to soar

Cruise costs set to soar

Tough new environmental laws may mean the cost of cruising increases.

Virgin announces ‘pride flight’

Virgin announces ‘pride flight’

Virgin announces ‘pride flight’

Virgin Atlantic announces world’s first flight staffed entirely by LGBT+ crew.

MH370’s final moments

MH370’s final moments

MH370’s final moments

The final moments of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 have been documented.

Don’t drink on this flight

Don’t drink on this flight

Don’t drink on this flight

Drinking on the way to this popular destination could land you in jail.

Queen’s guard shoves tourist

Queen’s guard shoves tourist

Queen’s guard shoves tourist

Want to know how to get a royal guardsman to lose his cool? Cross the ...

Eagle-eye view of Vienna

Eagle-eye view of Vienna

Eagle-eye view of Vienna

The Vienna Tourist Board has captured footage of the city, literally, from an eagle’s eye.

World’s most lucrative air route

The world’s most lucrative air routes

World’s most lucrative air route

How much money does Qantas make from its Sydney-to-Melbourne route?

Australia’s seven wonders?

Australia’s seven wonders?

Australia’s seven wonders?

Australians asked to vote on our seven greatest wonders.

Para-athlete denied use of toilet

Emirates deny UK para-athlete use of toilet

Para-athlete denied use of toilet

Wheelchair-bound CommGames athlete from England told not to crawl to the loo.

Video: Passengers told to brace

passengers in a plane

Video: Passengers told to brace

This video shows how passengers on a flight reacted when told to brace for impact.

The scariest flight of my life

Engine breaks apart mid-air on San Francisco flight

The scariest flight of my life

Passenger describes San Francisco to Honolulu flight as the scariest of her life.

Flying on top of the plane?

New patent could see passengers fly on the roof of the plane

Flying on top of the plane?

New seat technology could mean that passengers fly on the roof of a plane.

Govt travel spending skyrockets

Govt travel spending skyrockets

Govt travel spending skyrockets

So much for cutting back costs! Government spending on travel skyrockets.

How to stay healthy when travelling

How to stay healthy when travelling

How to stay healthy when travelling

Simple, yet effective ways to avoid the travel bug (not the good one) on your ...

World’s most fashionable airline

World’s most fashionable airline

World’s most fashionable airline

You may be surprised to learn which airline has the world’s most fashionable flyers.

Wifi password brings down plane

Wifi password brings down plane

Wifi password brings down plane

Talk about jumping out of the flying pan and into the fire …

Don’t use the hotel hairdryer!

Hotel bathroom hairdryers are a hotspot for grime and germs

Don’t use the hotel hairdryer!

You will never guess what some hotel guests do with the bathroom hairdryer.

Cheating husband downs plane

Cheating husband downs plane

Cheating husband downs plane

Plane forced to land after a cheating husband makes his wife “blow her top” during ...

Qatar boss rips into US airlines

flight attendant

Qatar boss rips into US airlines

Qatar Airline’s Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker has a crack at American airlines.

Dave Hughes and P&O Cruises

dave hughes po cruise

Dave Hughes and P&O Cruises

Comedian Dave Hughes makes a surprise appearance in P&O’s new advertisement.

Australian travellers’ pet peeves

Australian travellers’ top seven pet peeves

Australian travellers’ pet peeves

Skyscanner Australia asked Aussie flyers about their top pet peeves.

Air rage on the rise

travelling in business class

Air rage on the rise

With air rage on the rise, is the increase of inflight violence cause for banning ...

Air New Zealand trials robot staff

Air New Zealand trials robotic staff at Sydney Airport

Air New Zealand trials robot staff

Air New Zealand conducts trials with ‘Chip CANdroid’ robot at Sydney Airport.

Total Eclipse during the total eclipse

Total Eclipse during the total eclipse

Total Eclipse during the total eclipse

Bonnie Tyler performs Total Eclipse of the Heart during the total eclipse earlier this week.

Best budget travel spots

Best value destinations: where do you get more for your dollar?

Best budget travel spots

Skyscanner Australia reveals the best value destinations.

Rent The Castle in Bonnie Doon

The Bonnie Doon bungalow from The Castle is available on Airbnb

Rent The Castle in Bonnie Doon

You can now stay at the Kerrigan’s castle in Bonnie Doon.

Aussies will eat anything

man throwing up

Aussies will eat anything

From faeces to furry arachnids, Aussies will eat anything, but it doesn’t always stay down.

Sunshine Coast celebrates 50 years

Sunshine Coast celebrates 50 years

Sunshine Coast celebrates 50 years

On 1 August 1967, the Sunshine Coast officially came into being.

Unruly passenger blames meds

Unruly Qantas passenger blames meds for his outburst

Unruly passenger blames meds

A disorderly Qantas passenger has blamed his medication for his bad behaviour.

Flatulent odour empties out plane

‘Flatulent odour’ causes the evacuation of an American Airlines plane

Flatulent odour empties out plane

‘Flatulent odour’ causes the evacuation of an American Airlines plane.

The best uniforms in the sky

Hainan Airlines has taken haute couture to a whole new level

The best uniforms in the sky

Hainan Airlines has taken haute couture to a whole new level.

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