How Badly Will New Hand Luggage Guidelines Mess Up Aussie Travellers?

There are new hand luggage guidelines incoming, and that usually means trouble for regular travellers. Here’s what you need to know.


Milez Calculates The Frequent Flyer Points You'll Need For Free Flights

Have a bunch of frequent flyer miles accumulated but not sure where to go? Head over to Milez to see how far your miles can go.


How To Score A Private Jet At Airline Prices [Infographic]

The miracle of air travel quickly loses its lustre when you’re a frequent flyer — and that includes business flights. If you’re sick of dealing with the hustle and bustle of commercial airlines, perhaps a private jet is the way to go? Despite being a hallmark of cashed-up one percenters, it’s actually surprisingly affordable for canny passengers. This infographic explains how to maximise your savings.


Make Airport Time More Productive By Boarding Your Plane Last

Time spent in airports doesn’t have to be a slog. If you’re looking to be more productive with that time, waiting to board your plane gives you more time to work.


These Are The Cheapest Months To Book Hotel Rooms Across Australia

Hotel room prices vary widely. Booking site Hotelclub analysed booking patterns and developed a neat interactive site that identifies how far ahead you need to book to get the cheapest rates in 13 Australian and New Zealand cities.


Does Anyone Still Care About Free Hotel Wi-Fi?

According to the latest survey results from Hotels.com, Australian travellers are caring less and less about complimentary hotel Wi-Fi. In the company’s previous poll, 41 per cent of respondents said that free Wi-Fi was the most important factor when choosing a hotel. In 2015, this has dropped to just 26 per cent. We think some people need to reconsider their priorities.


How Every Australian Airline Is Cracking Down On Hand Luggage

Travelling only with hand luggage saves you valuable time, but domestic airlines in Australia are getting much stricter about enforcing their baggage limits. Here’s the current state of play for Qantas, Virgin, Jetstar and Tigerair, and the best tactics to use to avoid unwanted hassles or excess luggage fees.


Optus Is Pulling Out Of Qantas Frequent Flyer

Bad news, points junkies: from July this year, you’ll no longer be able to earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points from Optus.


Shakeandpay Splits And Converts Expenses While Travelling

Android/iOS: Splitting bills can be a painful experience, even amongst friends, but when there’s currency conversion at play it can be downright exasperating.


These Are The Most Congested Days For Commuting In Australia

Being stuck in traffic always sucks, and some days are worse than others. Data from GPS manufacturer TomTom highlights which cities in Australia have the biggest congestion problems, and which days are the worst to travel on.