Today Victorian Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis announced that Melbourne would be launching a free wi-fi network across the CBD.
Apparently it's "unparalleled" and "world class".
The cost of international flights are set to increase as the Federal Government reneged on a plan to tax backpackers who come to Australia to work at a higher rate. The cost of backtracking on the plan will be recouped by increasing the levy on international airline tickets. Here's what you need to know.
Jet lag is no joke, but you don't have to resign yourself to suffering. Along with getting some extra sun at just the right time, prepping before your trip, and a good cup of tea, here are a few ways you can beat back the effect of jet lag, whether you're flying east (when it's worse) or west.
So far, self-driving cars have a safer driving track record than most humans. This seems impressive, but part of the reason they're safer is because we suck at driving. We're in a hurry, we get angry, and we take unnecessary risks. In those areas, self-driving cars have a few things they could teach us about being better drivers.
Well, we knew it was coming. From today, the free weekend travel bonus for weekly commuters has been quietly scrapped in NSW. Instead, you will now need to pay half-price after completing eight trips. In addition, single trip tickets have also been increased. Transport NSW is calling the fare hike "fairer" — but depending on where you live, you could be worse off by hundreds of dollars a year.
Sydney airport is changing where drivers can pick up passengers for free at the domestic terminal in September, turning the current 10-minute parking zone between the T2/T3 terminals into a “priority” pick-up that will cost a minimum of $4 for 15 minutes, charged to your eTag. The new free pick-up zone will move east, a 500m, 8-minute walk to the P3 car park.
Many people may think a life of working while you're travelling may be a glamourous one, that's not really the case. Yes, you can have some great experiences, but there are some drawbacks that people don't consider. Before you drop everything to pursue a life of a digital nomad, here are a few misconceptions to consider.
Working and travelling doesn't seem like your average pairing, however for many people like myself, I've found it's worked out well to not only see the world but to also provide an efficient way of making money at the same time. Becoming a digital nomad, wasn't my original plan but it couldn't have worked out any better in my personal experience. I generally travel to Mexico and the USA for at least six months of the year and along the way I've learned so much on how to successfully work and travel simultaneously. For those who are looking to start their journey as a digital nomad, here are my tips on how you can work and travel at the same time based upon my years of experience.
Australian airline Qantas has just released its results for the last financial year. Its profits hit $1.53 billion, up 57 per cent. That's the best result the company has had in nearly a century. (Yes, Qantas is that old.) It's a monumental turnaround for an airline that was in dire straits just two years ago. We take a look at Qantas' impressive comeback and what businesses can learn from it.
Not all flights are refundable, so if you're booking travel and you're not 100% sure of your date, you'll want to buy a ticket that comes with the ability to change or cancel. Problem is, those tickets can be pricey. Zach Honig of The Points Guy suggests an alternative: use your airline rewards miles instead.
Sleep is important, however when you're traveling across country to conferences or a wedding, you need to stay somewhere. Hotels are generally the best option for any stay, however it can be hard to get a good amount of sleep to keep your mind sharp and to keep you from getting tired throughout your busy day. So how do you get a good night sleep when you’re away from home? Here are some of the best techniques that you can use to help you get a better night sleep.
In April, Carhood, a company that lets you park your car at near an airport for free by lending your car out while you're away, launched in Melbourne. Now, the service has expanded to Sydney Airport and Carhood has partnered with Ford to provide additional rental cars and incentives for Ford car owners. Here's what you need to know.