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FBI Travel wins “Connections Award - Buyer” at the Luxperience Awards

Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour, SYDNEY, 20 September 2016 - FBI Travel has been awarded with the “Connections Award - Buyer” at the Luxperience Gala Award Dinner.

 

The Luxperience Awards acknowledges excellence in the development and promotion of the evolving nature of high-end and experiential travel and the MICE industries. Luxperience aim to recognize Lux Community’s endeavours, acknowledging and rewarding the very best that the travel industry has to offer.…

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Back Everything Up

It is important to have a backup of important documents and photos, as you never know if you accidently lose something or have something stolen.

We recommend keeping both digital and physical copies of your passport, visas, driver’s license, insurance details and important phone numbers at hand in case of an emergency.

Backup your files and photos on an external hard drive as well as online like iCloud.…

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Milan - more than just shopping
Located in northern Italy, Milan is perfectly situated for travel throughout Europe. Read on to find out why the city is a tourism hub.…

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48 hours in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Southeast Asia is true melting pot of history, culture, tradition and experiences, with the capital of Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur - a great example.…

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To ride a sea canoe in Phuket or gondola in Venice - that is the question
Let's compare two amazing boating options: to hop onboard a gondola in Venice, or a sea canoe in Thailand? Read on for first-hand travel tips on both!…

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Airline Credit Card Fee Changes

 

Airline Credit Card Fee Changes

 

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) released regulatory changes associated with credit card fees. Therefore as of September 1, 2016 some airlines changed their credit card fee structures. Credit Card fees will automatically be applied at the time of ticketing based on the total base fare value.

 

The following airlines have applied these changes:


Cathay Pacific
Current Fee: AU$30.00 fixed rate per ticket
New Fee: 0.99% Visa/MasterCard and up to…

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Will we soon be able to fly Australia to London DIRECT?

Qantas is looking at direct flights between Perth and London as a 'real option' when the airline launches its first 787-9 Dreamliners (artist's impression pictured)


Qantas predicts non-stop 18-hour flights to Europe 'within a year' after taking delivery of new Dreamliners

  • Qantas is looking at direct flights between Perth and London
  • Sydney and Chicago and Melbourne and Dallas routes also considered
  • The direct flights could launch with rollout of new 787-9 Dreamliner
  • The standard Boeing 787-9…

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4 must-have essentials for a long-haul flight
If you are facing more than 10 hours of travel en-route to your holiday destination, it is important that you are prepared.…

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24 Hour Fare Guarantee

Agencies have the ability to guarantee a fare for 24 hours from the time the original reservation was made, provided that the record PNR includes a fare quote. If the fare increases within 24 hours of the initial fare quote, the original fare will be honoured.…

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Boeing reportedly considers stretching 777 to knock out Airbus A380 jet

Boeing is proposing to stretch its largest 777 model to create a twin-engine behemoth aimed at delivering a knockout blow to Airbus Group’s struggling A380 superjumbo jet, said people familiar with its plans.

The U.S. planemaker has approached several carriers about the plane it calls the 777-10X, including Emirates Airline, the world’s largest operator of both Boeing’s 777 and Airbus’s double-decker aircraft, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the…

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Virgin Australia to Launch Inflight Internet

Virgin Australia will flick the switch on sky-high Wi-Fi next year, giving passengers on its domestic and international flights the ability to stay connected above the clouds.

Virgin’s domestic Boeing 737-800 and Airbus A330 jets, as well as its international Boeing 777-300ERs, will be equipped with satellite Internet from mid-2017.

CEO of Virgin Australia added the fleet-wide upgrade is expected to take "a couple of years"

Click here for the full article.…

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2 spectacular spots for a sunset drink around the world
What better way to toast to your luxury travel adventure than by clinking glasses during sunset, whilst overlooking one of these two stunning cities?…

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