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Hopper Updates With Personalised Flight Deal Recommendations

iOS/Android: The Hopper app has consistently been a useful, go-to tool for travellers looking for the best deal. This week, they announced personalised flight deal recommendations, a feature that will make it even easier to find the best prices on travel.


TripAdvisor Now Collects Airline Reviews You Can Use Before You Book

Just like Yelp reviews give you a glimpse at what kind of experience you’ll have at a restaurant, TripAdvisor now collects airline reviews that you can use when booking with a new airline. You’ll get an idea of what you’re in for so you can be prepared to deal with it, or decide not to book with that airline.


Why Jet Lag Is Worse When You're Travelling East

We’ve told you before that it’s harder to adjust to time zones when you’re travelling east. A new study explains why, exactly, and also sheds some light on how long it takes to recover from jet lag.


These Countries Follow The 'Six Month Rule' For Passports

If your passport is set to expire soon and you have travel plans, you’ll want to watch out for the “six month rule”. Many countries require a six month buffer on your passport’s expiration date.


Here's What Happens To Your Checked Bags When You Fly

Video: Unless the airline loses it, you probably don’t give much thought to what happens to your luggage after you check it in. If you’re curious about the process, though, this video breaks it down.


Conquer The Armrest On Your Flight By Reclining Your Seat First

Nothing makes a flight more uncomfortable than someone blocking off access to your armrests. Fear not, traveller, there is a way to stake your claim and keep what’s yours.


Review: Virgin Australia's Deluxe 'The Business' Cabin

Virgin calls it The Business. Already flying for a few months on the Aussie carrier’s east coast to Perth long-haul domestic routes, this super-luxurious business class cabin has just been rolled out on the first of Virgin’s Boeing 777-300ER jets running twice daily between Sydney and Los Angeles. With its own in-flight bar, ultra-comfy beds and a ridiculous amount of leg room, it’s definitely a cut about standard business class. We put it to the test.


Eight Things You Can Get For Free On A Flight

Airlines don’t come with many perks these days — in fact, they charge you extra for the basics. However, there are still some things you can indeed get for free.


The New Airbus A350 Is Now Flying To Australia

Qatar Airways has a new route from Doha to Adelaide — which will be the the first commercial Airbus A350 to land on Australian soil, expected to add an estimated $41 million to the local economy. The launch of the new Adelaide route is part of Qatar Airways’ expansion plans in Australia. It launched its new daily flight to Sydney in March this year, and has been flying daily to and from Melbourne since 2009 and Perth since 2012.


8 Suitcase Hacks For Frequent Travellers [Infographic]

When it comes to flying, nobody wants to pay excess baggage fees. Unfortunately, fitting everything into one or two suitcases can be difficult; especially if you’re going to be abroad for more than a week. With that in mind, here are eight space-saving hacks that will help you cram more into your allotted baggage allowances without breaking stuff in the process.


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