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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.


Is It Better To Live In Sydney Or Melbourne? [Infographic]

“Which city is better — Sydney or Melbourne?” It’s a question that has caused countless pub debates on both sides of the border. While the answer is usually highly subjective, it is possible to reach an unbiased conclusion based on comparable factors such as weather, population and cost of living. This infographic from Cheap Flights looks at which city comes out on top in various categories. [Spoiler: Sydney wins, natch.]


Why Do Oil Prices Keep Going Down?

Global stock markets have been in a tailspin this week. And the sinking price of oil received at least some of the blame. Producers keep pumping more oil, even as prices are falling to fresh 12-year lows every day. What’s driving this?


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.


The Best Android Apps To Make Driving Safer, Easier And More Fun

The very last place you should spend long amounts of time on your phone is behind the wheel of a car. Fortunately, plenty of apps are designed to help you find information and deal with distractions on the road safely.


Test Drive Taste Test: KFC Go Buckets (In A Car)

The Go Bucket is the latest potted poultry creation from KFC’s food innovation labs. As its name implies, it is a single-serve takeaway bucket designed for snacking on the go. KFC is marketing this product directly at motorists — which sounds both dangerous and potentially illegal. Nevertheless, we decided to taste test the entire range as the Colonel intended: behind the wheel of a moving car.


Aukey Magnetic Car Mount Review: A Dead Simple Mount For Any Car

You wouldn’t think a smartphone car dock would elicit strong opinions, but I am here to tell you that you are incorrect. I have been searching for a car dock that would hold my ever-bigger phones without being more annoying than it’s worth. The Aukey magnetic car mount handles the task flawlessly.


The Best And Worst Airlines For Delays And Paying Claims [Infographic]

There are good airlines and there are the many other airlines. This infographic from AirHelp sorts the best from the worst with an emphasis on timeliness and compensatory measures when things go wrong.


How To Score A Flight Upgrade: 12 Proven Tactics

What’s better than a fabulous holiday overseas? A fabulous holiday that kicks off with a complimentary upgrade so you don’t have to endure the journey in cattle class. Here are 10 tried and tested ways to make that more likely.


Airly To Offer Unlimited Members-Only Flights Between Sydney And Melbourne

If you’re a frequent traveller between Sydney and Melbourne, hate the traffic jams on the way to the airports, detest the long security lines and have a few thousand dollars a month to spare, a company called Airly is launching a service that offers essentially unlimited flights between the two cities.


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