Telstra continues to expand its repertoire of sites with the launch of BigPond Travel, which offers pretty much what you'd expect: booking tools for flights, accommodation and other options, and destination content sourced from Lonely Planet. The underlying booking system comes from Zuji, which means caution about booking fees is advised: there's a $12 per person fee on domestic flights, for instance, which you could easily avoid by booking with the airlines directly.
BigPond Travel A Costly Way To Book Trips
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