Flight test: Singapore to Johannesburg in Singapore Airlines Business Class

A 2am takeoff meant I was just keen to sleep – thank goodness then that the seat transformed into a fully flat bed.
08.12.2019 05:00

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Jetstar Australian ground crew, baggage handlers vote to take industrial action over Christmas period

Budget airline Jetstar is facing the prospect of strikes and other disruptive industrial action in Australia from baggage handlers, ground crew and pilots over the busy summer holiday period.
06.12.2019 15:28

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Some may think its gross, but putting a suitcase on your bed wont make you sick

It is unlikely that you come home from a trip and stand on top of your bed still wearing your street shoes.
06.12.2019 13:38

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Dream trip turns into nightmare for Australian teenager in Bali

A teenager from Australia is fighting for his life in a Bali hospital after he fell from a scooter and almost drowned in a concrete drain.
06.12.2019 13:20

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Reprieve for Otago tourist train, at least for now

Plans to stop running a train that takes tourists to the small Otago town of Middlemarch have been put on hold, while Dunedin City Council consults on the proposal.
06.12.2019 11:41

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Australian bushfires: Haze surrounds Central Plateau

The effects of the devastating bushfires in Australia are continuing to make an impact in New Zealand.
06.12.2019 11:11

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The country cracking down on cruel animal selfies

Selfie-ish tourists, please behave.
06.12.2019 08:01

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Basic travel tips for infrequent flyers

Remember the character Ryan Bingham, played by George Clooney in the 2009 movie Up in the Air?
06.12.2019 07:39

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Airbnb introduces new rules to rein in parties, nuisances

Airbnb is taking more steps to crack down on parties and nuisance guests in the wake of a Halloween shooting at an Airbnb rental in a San Francisco, US suburb.
06.12.2019 07:26

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Electric eel powers US aquariums Christmas tree lights

Visitors to the Tennessee Aquarium in the US may be shocked to learn that an electric eel named Miguel Wattson is lighting up a Christmas tree.
05.12.2019 13:19

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Holidaymakers make hours-long commute to Hauraki doggie hotel

A "doggie hotel" is so sought after that pet owners are travelling hours to get their pooch on the guest list.
05.12.2019 11:02

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New treaty will make it easier to prosecute unruly passengers on international flights

Beginning January 1, it will be easier to prosecute airline passengers who start fights, are verbally abusive abuse or smoke on board planes, under a new international treaty.
05.12.2019 10:51

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