Travel News

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Woman shamed for ‘disgusting’ plane act

Woman shamed for ‘disgusting’ plane act

People are outraged after this image was shared online of a passenger’s outrageous behaviour using three seats on a flight.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Passenger’s note stuns border control

Passenger’s note stuns border control

Customs officers have seen plenty of strange things at work but the contents of an envelope, including this handwritten letter, was on another level.

Bad news for Aussie airlines

Bad news for Aussie airlines

The world’s cleanest airlines have been revealed and if you think our homegrown carriers rank high on that list, you’re wrong.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

‘Pathetic woman … put a jacket on’

‘Pathetic woman … put a jacket on’

The woman threatened with being kicked off a flight because of her crop top has been slammed on social media after appearing on a TV show.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

The economy seat we’ve all been waiting for

The economy seat we’ve all been waiting for

When it comes to long-haul flights, it’s almost impossible to get some sleep in economy. But this new seat-to-bed service is a total game-changer.

I broke the one rule of taxi etiquette

I broke the one rule of taxi etiquette

When it comes to getting cabs on holiday this traveller has one rule and she says it’s the greatest travel tip of all time. This is how it works.

Storms cause chaos at Sydney Airport

Storms cause chaos at Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport is in battle mode, with flights cancelled and passengers facing significant delays following a wild storm that lashed the coast on Thursday.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

New travel warning over measles

New travel warning over measles

Health authorities have issued an urgent warning about measles after a man returned from overseas to Sydney with the disease.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

The map that forced Trump’s hand

The map that forced Trump’s hand

Donald Trump has made a sweeping decision about Boeing’s suspect 737 MAX fleet, and this map shows why he was forced to act.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Trapped Australian’s 48 days of hell

Trapped Australian’s 48 days of hell

When this Australian man landed in China, the security services pounced. More than six weeks later, he is still in serious trouble.

Change coming to Qantas carry-on rules

Change coming to Qantas carry-on rules

Domestic passengers have been complaining the 7kg-per-item limit for cabin bags is too small, so Qantas has overhauled the restrictions.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Comet: town of tales and CH walking trails

Comet: town of tales and CH walking trails

ALONG the Capricorn Highway between Blackwater and Emerald is one of the earliest townships in the region.

Tourists fined $4000 for wearing thongs

Tourists fined $4000 for wearing thongs

It may be Australia’s national shoe, but the humble double plugger will land you in big trouble in this hugely popular tourist region.

The 80c budget tip for seeing Berlin

The 80c budget tip for seeing Berlin

It’s one of Europe’s most exciting cities, and even better, it’s super affordable — if you know where to go.

Illness leaves 150 passengers quarantined

Illness leaves 150 passengers quarantined

Passengers and crew on a Virgin Atlantic flight from Barbados to London were quarantined after landing at Gatwick Airport due to widespread illness on board.

Wed 6 Mar 2019

‘Beautiful human’: Aussie dies in Bali

‘Beautiful human’: Aussie dies in Bali

Melbourne man Frankie Avalon Fonohema had recently moved to Bali with his girlfriend to start a new life. Weeks later, it all went horribly wrong.

Tiny island is rejecting James Cook

Tiny island is rejecting James Cook

A tiny Pacific island is considering changing its name to something Polynesian rather than honouring British explorer James Cook.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Business class ‘jerk’ ruins flight

Business class ‘jerk’ ruins flight

No one likes being told their meal choice is unavailable. But this guy’s reaction was pretty over the top.

Most shocking part of new rule for hosties

Most shocking part of new rule for hosties

Virgin Atlantic has announced a game-changing new policy for female flight attendants. But it has left a lot of people scratching their heads.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

New Zealand racetrack for tourists and tragics

New Zealand racetrack for tourists and tragics

Car fans have several ways to savour the tracks at Highlands Motorsport Park, a gem known to too few in NZ’s South Island.

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