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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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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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Villa LeGa - a holiday destination for both young and old
Bali's Villa LeGa at Seminyak was the perfect backdrop for Nikki Diamond and her family on a recent holiday. Read on to find out more.…

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Time to get adventurous - challenge yourself on a trek of a lifetime
If you are looking for a holiday with a difference, perhaps adventure tourism would be suitable. Read on to find out how Cherie Horne and FBI Travel can help.…

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Two Asian destinations that are the rave in 2016/2017
Asia is a great destination for families, couples and solo travellers. Read on about two of the most popular countries at the moment, Japan and Myanmar.…

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Why Beijing should definitely be on your bucket list!

Beijing is a city that has strong historic ties to the past. Read on find out why the Chinese capital should be on your bucket list.…

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Ti Amo: 2 of the best romantic destinations in Italy
Say 'ti amo' in Italy as you enjoy a luxury travel holiday comprising two vivacious V's: Verona and Venice! Here are the top romantic destinations to visit.…

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