Travel News

Wed 6 Nov 2019

Disgusting truth about water on planes

Disgusting truth about water on planes

When it comes to flying, the biggest trick we are told to avoid jet lag is hydration. But a new study says you may want to think twice before drinking

Tue 5 Nov 2019

Get to Europe for less than $350

Get to Europe for less than $350

If you’re thinking of a big European holiday but you’re put off by the upcoming winter — this super low cost may be enough to change your mind

Sat 2 Nov 2019

Annual leave trick you should use in 2020

Annual leave trick you should use in 2020

Aussies can more than double their time off work next year, without exceeding their annual leave limit. Seems impossible? Here’s how to do it.

Loud lovers booted from cruise

Loud lovers booted from cruise

A German couple is suing a cruise line they allege gave them the boot on the first day of a two-week cruise for having sex too loudly.

Desperate tourists flock to death site

Desperate tourists flock to death site

This scene of tragedy that shocked the world had been strictly off-limits. Now it’s suddenly reopened — and curious tourists are desperate to get in.

Fri 1 Nov 2019

‘The worst’: Sam’s scathing Jetstar rant

‘The worst’: Sam’s scathing Jetstar rant

Sunrise host Sam Armytage has lashed out at Jetstar after enduring “the worst” flying experience on her way home from a funeral.

Thu 31 Oct 2019

Dazzling ‘treasure tunnels’ found in Israel

Dazzling ‘treasure tunnels’ found in Israel

The Templar Knights are things of legend – and so is their gold. Now, scientists have unearthed part of their “enormously rich” treasure trove

Island of dark and deadly secrets as backpacker vanishes

Island of dark and deadly secrets as backpacker vanishes

A spate of violent and deadly attacks on tourists has seen this island paradise dubbed the “new Koh Tao” as another backpacker vanishes.

Wed 30 Oct 2019

Tourists don’t realise this is illegal in Japan

Tourists don’t realise this is illegal in Japan

The sudden enforcement of a little-known law has sent shockwaves through Japan. And many tourists are contributing to this surprisingly illegal practice

Tourist’s ‘shameful’ servo bikini act blasted

Tourist’s ‘shameful’ servo bikini act blasted

A photo of a bikini-clad woman inside a Bali convenience store has divided tourists, with some even branding the photo “creepy”.

$8 Kmart item saving travellers hundreds

$8 Kmart item saving travellers hundreds

They’re the no-frills options changing how travellers pack, and you’ll wish you’d known about them sooner – because these are the secrets of packing pros

Tue 29 Oct 2019

People split over ‘genius’ flying hack

People split over ‘genius’ flying hack

This woman might have come up with the perfect way to sleep on a plane. Either that, or she’s found a sure-fire way to land in big trouble

Grandad charged in toddler cruise death

Grandad charged in toddler cruise death

The grandfather of an 18-month-old who plunged to her death while on-board a cruise ship in Puerto Rico has been charged

New way to earn ‘thousands’ of Qantas points

New way to earn ‘thousands’ of Qantas points

Forget what you know about earning frequent flyer points, because Qantas have just announced a new way getting rewards without flying.

Mon 28 Oct 2019

Surprising things banned in Bali but legal in Australia

Surprising things banned in Bali but legal in Australia

There are strict rules in Bali that we don’t have in Australia, which can catch us out when visiting our favourite home away from home.

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Passport stamp could change your holiday

Passport stamp could change your holiday

Some countries have taken action to keep tourists on their best behaviour — and a new stamp in our passports could be the most drastic move yet.

How frequent flyer points can take you further

How frequent flyer points can take you further

Make the most of free flights and airline rewards by multiplying the benefits of frequent flyer programs. Here’s how.

Country I never thought I’d visit

Country I never thought I’d visit

Reporter Alexis Carey has been to 58 countries. But this mysterious kingdom is one she never imagined she would travel to.

Fri 25 Oct 2019

Fury at ‘absolutely ludicrous’ Jetstar rule

Fury at ‘absolutely ludicrous’ Jetstar rule

A young family was kicked off a Jetstar flight after a little boy broke a dress code rule and the decision has left another passenger furious

Inside attraction where photos are banned

Inside attraction where photos are banned

A selfie ban in this popular holiday destination shows how far authorities are going to stamp out annoying tourist behaviour

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