By Brianna Danielson
You’re spending hours searching for the cheapest airline ticket, but you probably don’t think twice about forking out your hard-earned cash for this other common travel expense.
It turns out Australians are unwittingly paying up to triple what they should for travel insurance by booking directly with airlines or travel agents. Continue reading
Currently, Thailand is under martial law, but what does it actually mean for us Australian tourists? Continue reading
An increasing number of Qantas Frequent Flyers are now carrying the Qantas Cash card in their wallet or purse, but how many are making the most of it?
The card’s main claim to fame is as a prepaid travel money card which stores up to 10 foreign currencies, but it can also be used in Australia and also earns a smattering of Qantas Points. Continue reading
Have ever trudged for hours through a foreign city, starving and grumpy, just because you can’t find a restaurant that looks authentic enough for you? Have you ever made fun of travellers who eat at some fast food joints? Continue reading
One of Australia’s biggest comparison websites finder.com.au has come up with a list of travel tips and tricks every traveller should consider for their next holiday.
Travel hacks are often well guarded secrets mastered by those who are able to use them to their advantage. Thousands of Australians comparing deals online everyday but there are still millions of others who could be missing out on big savings by not spending a little time doing their research. Continue reading
Travel websites and publications are all in the hands of ideologues drilling people about carbon footprints, interacting with communities, eating local organic food, travelling by yak and wearing only natural materials. There’s nothing specifically evil about any of that. It’s just unbelievably irritating for the majority of travellers. Continue reading
Japan isn’t a country to which you just wing it. For foreigners, the language barrier can be intense, the technology overwhelming, and the prices terrifying enough for just about everything other than instant ramen.
Preparation is key.
With the tips below, you’ll be able to survive your whole trip to Japan. Continue reading
Travelers get ripped off, a lot.
One of the most common ways of getting ripped off involves taking local transportation and sometimes it seems as if we spend hours every single day trying to negotiate taxi, rickshaws, or tuk-tuk fares wherever we go. No matter how hard we try, we almost always end up paying infinitely higher prices than locals. Continue reading