If you were planning to catch a flight from Essendon Fields today, you will need to make alternative travel plans. The airport and surrounding roads have been closed following a fatal crash involving a light aircraft. Here are the details.
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.