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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.

When Is It 'Not Okay' To Recline Your Aeroplane Seat?

Last week, Australian sporting legend Grant Hackett was ejected from a Virgin flight after an in-air altercation with another passenger. Apparently, Hacket took umbrage at the seat in front of him being lowered and expressed his displeasure by giving the offending passenger a “nipple cripple”. While Hackett’s alleged actions are completely inexcusable, there are definitely unspoken rules when it comes to fully reclining your seat on aeroplanes. We want to hear what you think is (and isn’t) okay.

Get A Seat Near The Front Of The Plane To Avoid Missing Tight Connections

Missing your connecting flight can put a serious damper on your trip. If you know you won’t have much time to get from one flight to the next, the closer you can be to the front of the plane the better.

Calm Your Nerves When Flying By Packing A 'Feel-Good Kit'

Even if you fly regularly, it can still be nerve-wracking. You can calm yourself a little each time you fly by packing a kit filled with things that increase your comfort and cheer you up.

Flyover Country Tells You All About The Places You See When You Fly

iOS/Android: If you’ve ever flown and wondered what exactly you were flying over or past, Flyover Country is an app that helps you figure it out. It provides helpful information on landmarks and other sites, identifies them and shares a little history, too.

Pick The Best Frequent Flier Program With This Massive Guide

If you’re not taking advantage of a travel rewards program, you’re missing out on free flights. There are so many programs out there, though, and they all work a little differently. This tool from AwardAce helps you pick the right frequent flier program for your own travel needs.

The Best Times To Book Flights In Australia [Infographic]

When booking flights, it’s imperative to get the timing right: with a little planning and foresight it’s possible to save hundreds of dollars. This infographic from travel search engine Skyscanner looks at the best times to book in each Australian state: from the cheapest months to the amount of advance planning you need to secure the best deals.

The Best Tips For Finding Cheap Airfare With Google Flights

Google Flights is a solid tool for booking travel. You’re probably already familiar with its basic functions, like finding the best price for flights and browsing flexible dates that can save you money and time. However, there are some other, lesser-known features that can help you squeeze even more out of your travel budget.

Comfortably Relieve Ear Pain When Flying With This Technique

Ear pain caused by air pressure changes is an unfortunate side effect of flying. This physician-recommended method for relieving that pain is simple and more comfortable than some of the alternative methods out there.

The Essential Items To Pack For A Long Flight

Video: When you’re embarking on a long flight that will keep you in the air for hours, bringing a well-stocked bag can be your salvation from the grind of air travel.

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