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The Downsides Of Deal Hunting When You Travel

Travelling can be expensive. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to do it on a budget. As someone who loves both saving money and travelling, I’ve realised there are sometimes downsides to these money saving travel tips. Being aware of them can help you pick which savings tips are worth it and which aren’t.


Is It Legal To Leave Your Car Door Unlocked?

Picture this: you wake up and realise you’re out of milk for your crucial morning coffee. Bugger. You grab your keys, pop into your car, drive down to the shops, jump out of your car without locking it and dash in to get your glorious carton of milk. Believe it or not, you’ve just broken the law.


3 Simple Items You Should Always Have When Travelling The World

If there’s one person that can provide tips on travelling world, it’s Gunnar Garfors. He’s been to every one of the 198 countries in the world. Here are three items he suggests you should always have on you that you might not have considered.


The 10 Most Expensive Countries For Tourists To Visit

Holidays are expensive, and some destinations can be pricier than others. Here are the most expensive countries around the world for tourists, according to the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2015.


Eat Everything Piping Hot To Avoid Traveller's Diarrhoea

Sticking to bottled water and peeled vegetables probably isn’t enough to protect you from traveller’s diarrhoea. The best way to stay safe? Make sure the food you eat, especially in restaurants, is piping hot.


This Infographic Explains Which National Drink To Order Around The World

When travelling abroad, you should make it a rule to soak up as much local flavour as possible. If you don’t mind the odd tipple, this can include alcohol. The following infographic from Fly Abu Dhabi explains the national and/or most popular drinks in a wide range of countries. (Apparently, in Australia you’re supposed to stick with beer.)


AwardAce Compares Flight Prices In Rewards Miles

Rewards travel is a beautiful thing. Earn enough points with an airline, and you can score free flights or upgrades. If you’re planning a trip, and you’re a member of multiple programs, you might want to see how much that flight will cost in terms of miles rather than dollars. AwardAce can help with that.


This Chart Lists The Allergy Policies Of 13 Major Airlines

If you have intense allergies and you’re travelling, you want to be prepared for any issues that might arise. For one, it helps to know how your airline handles allergic reactions. Many of them have detailed policies, and this chart lists the policies of 13 major carriers.


The Dumb Things I've Caught Myself Doing After Moving To A New City

Moving to a new city can throw your whole life into disarray, and all you want to do is replace that familiar routine you used to have. After my most recent move, I found myself falling into some traps that kept me from really settling in.


This Chart Shows The Surprising Things You Can Take On An Aeroplane

The rules about what you can and cannot take on an aeroplane are confusing. Not only are there a lot of weirdly arbitrary rules, but the exceptions are so inconsistent it makes it hard to just apply common sense. Here, however, you can find a list of at least some items that you can take on a plane.


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