There is a strong chance that the ridesharing service Uber will be forced to charge higher fares in Australia following a Federal Court ruling that it must pay GST. Moving forward, Uber drivers will be charged GST like other taxi services, a cost that is almost certain to be passed on to the customer.
Planning on flying anywhere across Australia, around Asia or to Abu Dhabi or Los Angeles any time soon? If you feel like travelling in luxury, you'll want to check this out: Virgin Australia has given us the heads up on a Mates Rates deal that could save you thousands of dollars on a business class plane ticket.
Planning a trip to the USA? Assuming they actually let you into the country, you can save a ton of money on accommodation by visiting your destination in an off-peak season. This chart from Hipmunk is a cheat sheet for seasonal hotel rates at popular US cities.
To celebrate the launch of its new “Voicemail” ice cream, Messina is teaming up with Deliveroo to offer Melbourne- and Sydney-based customers a 500ml tub of the stuff for just $1. The oddly-named dessert comprises salted caramel gelato with baked cheesecake, candied macadamia nuts and hazelnut fudge - and it's every bit as decedent as it sounds. Here's how to snag a tub for $1.
Google's Chromecast is one of the most useful streaming dongles ever invented — but its functionality falls down as soon as your internet access is restricted or just not available at all. Getting a Chromecast working in a hotel room isn't easy, but it is possible. These are the tricks you can try.
Every frequent traveller has their own tricks for booking the best and cheapest flight possible. Luckily, some were willing to share their secrets on a Quora thread that asked, "what are the best flight booking hacks?"
Here are 11 tips that may make all the difference when you're trying to save money on a flight - from clearing your cookies before browsing to learning to embrace layovers.