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The World's Best Airline Lounges

Relaxing in an airport lounge is like finding an oasis in a desert of uncomfortable security, unappetizing food options, and stressful, well, everything. Any lounge can offer some much-needed respite, this list from the team at Hipmunk uses traveller polls and data to highlight the best ones around the globe.

HotelQuickly Extends Booking Timeframe To Seven Days

HotelQuickly is a great way to score cheap accomodation in a hurry, but the strict 48-hour window makes it difficult to plan trips reliably. Thankfully, the service has extended its booking timeframe to seven days in response to customer demand. Hurrah!

Travel Hacks For Every Major Airport In Australia [Infographic]

If you’re travelling interstate, working out the most cost effective transport method can be tricky — do you grab a taxi from Sydney airport or take the train? Is the skybus your best bet in Melbourne or regular buses? This infographic lists the cheapest, fastest and most luxurious transport options for Australia’s eight major airports.

Ask LH: How Can I Make Sure My Laptop Is Secure While I Travel With It?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m going to be travelling soon and I need to take my laptop with me. How can I make sure it’s as safe as possible? I won’t always have my own desk, and sometimes I’ll have to work from public places. How can I protect my laptop and the data that’s on it when I use it away from home?

The Complete Guide To Hotel Room Exercise [Infographic]

If you’re a frequent work traveller who likes to keep fit, finding suitable facilities can be a real pain in the bum. Whenever a hotel isn’t equipped with a gym (a frequent occurrence when work is paying) you’re essentially forced between heading to an outside fitness centre or putting your exercise on hold. But there’s also another way — with a little ingenuity it’s possible to get a full workout inside your hotel room. This infographic explains how it’s done.

Ask LH: How Can I Stop My Suits From Creasing During Travel?

Dear Lifehacker, I will be starting a new job soon which requires me to wear a business suit every day. I want to look immaculate, but the job involves frequent commuting, including air travel. Can you recommend any garment bags that aren’t too expensive? Or is there another anti-wrinkle solution that I haven’t thought of?

'It Was Infested With Flies': 23 Horror Stories From The Worst Airlines In The World

Last week, Skytrax named and shamed the world’s worst airlines via its annual Star Ratings report. Airlines that received two stars or less were found to be below average in multiple categories and generally sucky across the board. But how bad are they really? We trawled Skytrax’s customer review page to find out what actual passengers have been saying. Some of the stories we found can only be described as living nightmares…

Keep From Over-Packing Clothes By Sticking To A Single Colour Palette

When you’re trying to travel light, packing clothes that go well with everything else you pack can save you a ton of space.

Revealed: The 23 Worst Airlines In The World

Skytrax has released its annual world airline star ratings, which are recognised as a global benchmark of airline standards. Once again, the industry’s worst performers have been named and shamed with a star rating of two or lower. Here are the worst offenders that you will probably want to avoid while travelling abroad.

Airline Review: Does Tiger Airways Still Suck?

Tiger Airways was once known as the worst budget airline in Australia. In recent times, the company has made some drastic changes to improve its reputation and claw back former customers. We were recently invited to test the airline on a return flight from Sydney to Melbourne. So has the Tiger changed its stripes? I put my body on the line to find out.

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