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Why take a cruise along the North American coast?

The North American coast, including Canada and Alaska, is packed with unforgettable scenery. With FBI Travel, you can see it for yourself from a cruise.…

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Melbourne airport’s new lounge is changing all the rules about airport lounges

AIRPORT lounges used to be the domain of the elite. A place where the rich and important people could regroup, have a good feed, get pampered and await their flight in calm, opulent surroundings.

But not anymore.

A game-changing new lounge is now at Melbourne’s international airport, offering showers, buffet food, wine, coffee and endless relaxation to everyone — even economy passengers — for just $65.


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Qantas Customers To Help Shape Future Of Inflight Health & Wellness

A group of Qantas customers will participate in a study on inflight health and wellness between the national carrier and one of Australia’s leading academic institutions.
The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre (CPC) brings together researchers from a variety of fields, from metabolic health and physical activity to nutrition and sleep.
Qantas and CPC have already worked together to influence cabin lighting scenarios, cabin temperature, meal timing and recipe development for the Boeing…

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Emirates changes its trans-Tasman services

Co-ordinated route changes with Qantas improve connectivity and schedule choice across combined network

From 25 March 2018, Emirates will stop flying from Melbourne and Brisbane to Auckland and instead focus on its non-stop A380 Auckland-Dubai service. Emirates will retain its existing daily A380 flights from Dubai to Christchurch via Sydney.

These changes reflect customer demand and the airlines’ respective network strengths and provide more options for customers to travel between Australia…

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United to launch daily non-stop flights between Sydney to Houston

From January 2018 Australians will be another daily non-stop flight to the USA. This announcement came from United Airlines, but it is yet to receive government approval. If approved, this will mean the new service will give Australian’s access to more than 70 cities.
It will be the second longest route of 13,834km which will take approximately 17 hours and 30 minutes.

“This new route will serve more than 70 cities across North America making one-stop service to Sydney faster and more convenient…

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Do travellers live longer?
Did you know that travelling around the world can have a positive impact on your health? Take a look at the following reasons why.…

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American Express to Open Lounge at Melbourne Airport
by Chris Chamberlin | August 7, 2017

EXCLUSIVE | American Express will open a lounge at Melbourne Airport’s international terminal later this year, building on the popularity of the company’s existing Sydney Airport lounge.

As in Sydney, the Melbourne American Express Lounge will offer barista-crafted coffee, buffet dining, alcoholic refreshments, complimentary WiFi, business facilities and a selection of local and international newspapers and magazines.

Read the full article here.


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Added Benefits for American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card Holders

On the 14 September, the renamed American Express® Qantas Business Rewards Card will be launched and offers Card Members the following benefits:

  • An increased earn rate of 1.25 Qantas Points per $1 on Card purchases except on utilities, insurance and government charged where you will earn 0.5 Qantas Points per $1 spent
  • Two complimentary domestic Qantas Club Lounge passes per year
  • TRIPLE Qantas Points for the business on eligible flights
  • Complimentary Qantas Business Rewards membership
  • Also,…

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How to get into that special New York State of mind
New York is one of the world's premier cities. With something for everyone to enjoy, there's no time for boredom. Keen for a trip to the Big Apple!…

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Are you ready to take your body and soul on a journey?

Every year, Club Med hosts its signature wellness event called body & soul on the spectacular Bintan Island. …

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7 Secrets To Make The Most Of Your Virtuoso Travel Advisor
By David Kolner, senior vice president, global member partnerships, Virtuoso

I’m lucky to work with the more than 770 Virtuoso travel agencies and 15,200 advisors around the world on a daily basis. What I’ve learned by working with these travel pros is that they do so much more than merely book travel -– it’s one of the reasons we call them travel advisors, not just travel agents.

For instance, a friend recently asked me about getting tickets for Wimbledon. I quickly searched Virtuoso’s products…

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uberX pickups have landed at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport

Your ride from Melbourne Airport just got easier. From today, we’re switching on technology that will allow you to get picked up from a designated Uber branded Pickup Zone. Next time you land, simply open the Uber app and follow the directions for a safe, reliable ride from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport.

Whether you’re travelling from the domestic or international terminal, you can now request an uberX, uberXL or uberASSIST for a hassle-free and affordable journey the next time you fly to or…

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