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The Best Apps And Products For Business Travellers

While corporate travel can be exciting, it can also be stressful. We live in a great time, where technology makes it easier to pack our nine-to-five workload into meetings and flights with almost no downtime. The key is to identify what technology and apps are available and make sure they suit your needs.


It's Official: No More Free Travel On NSW Transport

The NSW government has accepted the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART)’s proposal to kill off free trips on Opal. From June 1, you’ll no longer receive free trips on public transport after completing eight journeys in one week. Instead, a 50% discount will be offered for each additional trip. Boo-urns.


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.


6 Things I Learned After Moving To Cambodia To Teach English

Blurry-eyed and exhausted, I lumbered up to a member of airport security staff. I had just gotten off a flight from Singapore, and after the longest series of flights I have ever taken I had finally arrived at my last destination, Siem Reap. He simply asked “Singapore?” to which I responded with a croaky “yes”. He sent me in a different direction to the sign that said Passport Control and after confusingly looking in both directions three times, I realised he was sending me towards the gate to catch a flight to Singapore. I panicked “No wait, I’ve just come from Singapore!”. He laughed hysterically at the mistake, and in my worn-out state so did I, grateful that the Cambodian stereotype of being incredibly friendly showed itself to be true thus far.


Opal Fare Hikes: How Much More Will You Pay?

Public transport in NSW is about to get a whole lot more expensive thanks to sweeping changes proposed by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART). From July 1, there will likely be no more free weekly travel after eight journeys. In addition, fares will be going up 4.2 per cent each year for the next three years. Here’s how much more you’ll be paying after the price hikes.


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.


5 Apps To Simplify Life If You Work On The Road

Working from the road has often meant compromise — underpowered gear, software that has been clunkily ported for mobile devices and forced downtime. But those days are largely behind us. Thanks to the cloud and ever-better hardware, you can achieve a lot with just a few select apps. Here are 5 to get you going.


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.


PressReader Gives You Immediate Access To Hundreds Of Newspapers, Anywhere You Go

Web/Android/iOS/Windows/Blackberry: If you read a lot of newspapers, do a ton of research, or just like the idea of seeing what the world is talking about in papers around the globe, PressReader brings them all to your browser or your smartphone, anywhere you go.


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