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Tue 9 Apr 2019

This photo could land you the death penalty

This photo could land you the death penalty

Snapping a photo with a landing aircraft in Phuket has become a bucket list item for many. But doing so could now see you face the death penalty.

Mon 8 Apr 2019

INSIDE INTEL: How to navigate Hobart like a local

INSIDE INTEL: How to navigate Hobart like a local

You won't miss a thing in Hobart if you follow our travel cheat sheet!

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Creepy detail about family’s Airbnb photo

Creepy detail about family’s Airbnb photo

A Kiwi family’s Airbnb stay took a disturbing turn when they noticed something odd connected to the Wi-Fi network in the house.

Thu 4 Apr 2019

X-rated craze taking over National Park

X-rated craze taking over National Park

A national park with a racy name has been flooded with daring visitors — all stopping by to take a sexy selfie for their Instagram.

Tue 2 Apr 2019

Woman’s search for mystery man on flight

Woman’s search for mystery man on flight

Jomaica Alfiler met the man of her dreams on a 10-hour flight. But she didn’t get his name — and now she’s desperate to track him down.

Tourists’ frantic escape from monster wave

Tourists’ frantic escape from monster wave

In a moment of desperation caught on video, 14 tourists scramble over blocks of ice to avoid a giant wave caused by a collapsing glacier.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Aussie attacked on flight to Melbourne

Aussie attacked on flight to Melbourne

A Thai Airways passenger is furious after he reported being randomly attacked on a flight home — and months later, nothing has been done.

Thu 28 Mar 2019

Hilarious way I ended up in first class

Hilarious way I ended up in first class

He was at the airline’s check-in desk when a passenger broke out in a furious rage — and what happened next could be the best upgrade story ever.

Ad that landed travel company in hot water

Ad that landed travel company in hot water

A popular travel company is in the firing line after the ACCC claimed it misled customers out of millions with dodgy passes.

First class perks in economy for $80

First class perks in economy for $80

A swanky airport lounge at Sydney and Melbourne is now offering all the perks of first class to all international passengers — even people in economy.

Wed 27 Mar 2019

$5 item Virgin can’t take off menu

$5 item Virgin can’t take off menu

Of all the things passengers can eat on Virgin Australia flights, this snack is by far the public’s favourite, with 20,000 eaten every month.

Jetstar launches biggest sale yet

Jetstar launches biggest sale yet

Bali, Phuket, Queensland … Jetstar’s latest “return for free” package sale has just dropped — and it’s the airline’s biggest yet.

‘Creep’ harasses teen on flight

‘Creep’ harasses teen on flight

A Canadian journalist has intervened on a flight after an older man repeatedly tormented the teenage girl sitting next to him.

Tue 26 Mar 2019

$169 flights will make this the next Bali

$169 flights will make this the next Bali

It’s known for its great beaches and welcoming people — and now rock-bottom flight prices are seeing this cheap holiday spot take off.

BA plane flies 850km to wrong city

BA plane flies 850km to wrong city

Passengers on BA3271 to Dusseldorf were a little surprised when the plane touched down and they heard “welcome to Edinburgh”.

Mon 25 Mar 2019

Glamping on four wheels with Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo van

Glamping on four wheels with Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo van

Mercedes-Benz’s campervan is far cry from pitching a tent bringing class and luxury to the segment but it is missing one crucial element.

Sun 24 Mar 2019

Two words that keep tricking Aussies

Two words that keep tricking Aussies

Furious tourists are lashing out after being “scammed” out of hundreds of dollars while on holiday due to a surprising trick.

Woman’s insane $182k holiday bill

Woman’s insane $182k holiday bill

IT ONLY took a split second for an Australian traveller’s dream honeymoon to turn to “hell” — one that cost an eye-watering $182,000.

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Hi-tech rail promises insane speed

Hi-tech rail promises insane speed

THE PM has flagged billions for high-speed rail services from the capitals to regional cities. It’s already been criticised as a “thought bubble”.

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Hotter than ever: Bali’s best surf retreats

Hotter than ever: Bali’s best surf retreats

Despite a rise in visitor numbers to Bali, the universal appeal of surfing on the Indonesian island has remained strong.

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