Travel News

Thu 12 Sep 2019

$99 and under: Virgin’s massive flight sale

$99 and under: Virgin’s massive flight sale

If you’re after a cheap flight somewhere around Australia, this new set of deals from Virgin will have you in the air for as little as $69.

Passengers panic as plane catches fire

Passengers panic as plane catches fire

Terrified passengers wrote “goodbye messages” for their friends and family after their plane engine caught fire when it hit a flock of geese.

Aussie couple detained in Iran named

Aussie couple detained in Iran named

An Australian man and British-Australian woman detained in an Iranian prison have been named as a couple of travel bloggers from Perth.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

Police storm Qantas plane over fight

Police storm Qantas plane over fight

“I was a few rows up from the two men, however I didn’t hear anything or an argument,” said the passenger, who was seated three rows in front of the altercation

Airfares jump 2100 per cent during strike

Airfares jump 2100 per cent during strike

British Airways has cancelled almost all flights, leaving hundreds of thousands stranded — and causing a huge jump in the cost of airfares.

Sat 7 Sep 2019

Weird airport rule forces tough choice

Weird airport rule forces tough choice

A trip to the airport forced this mother to make an impossible choice that resulted in a traumatic experience for all involved.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

Tourist’s horror after poking ‘fur’ ball

Tourist’s horror after poking ‘fur’ ball

A tourist who prodded what they thought was a sleeping furry animal curled up in a cave, got the shock of their lives. Warning: Gross

Extra heartache for Bali moped victim

Extra heartache for Bali moped victim

Cairns groom-to-be Ashley Hickman had insurance before his horror accident but was caught out by an often overlooked clause.

Aussie tourist dies in Grand Canyon

Aussie tourist dies in Grand Canyon

A Tasmanian man has died while on holidays in the United States during a visit to the iconic Grand Canyon.

Inside Australia’s mystery island

Inside Australia’s mystery island

Cows have the right of way, there’s no traffic lights and phone books feature nicknames. Not much is known about this Aussie isle, but now a rare opportunity has...

Thu 5 Sep 2019

Dad flies plane after flight is delayed

Dad flies plane after flight is delayed

A man travelling with his family stepped up to fly a plane that was delayed due to a missing pilot, saying he just wanted “to go on holiday”.

Worker slams millionaire owner’s rules

Worker slams millionaire owner’s rules

The millionaire owner of a popular Australian tourist attraction has been accused of exploiting his workers with a controversial set of rules.

Outrage over ‘racist’ theme park attraction

Outrage over ‘racist’ theme park attraction

One of the most popular theme parks in France has been forced to shut down a popular ride after guests accused the attraction of being racist.

Virgin Australia to ditch routes ‘entirely’

Virgin Australia to ditch routes ‘entirely’

THE CEO of Virgin Australia says “every route” is under review as the airline decides which flights will be scrapped to save it money.

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Mum’s insides ‘ripped apart’ by water slide

Mum’s insides ‘ripped apart’ by water slide

This woman said she felt a tight pull, like a wedgie, as she was going down a water slide. What actually happened left her with horrific injuries.

Tue 3 Sep 2019

Inside look at world’s ‘first space hotel’

Inside look at world’s ‘first space hotel’

Designs for the “first space hotel” have been revealed and it’s everything as weird and futuristic as you could hope for.

Weird Bali problem costing Aussies thousands

Weird Bali problem costing Aussies thousands

A lot of Australians travelling to Bali are making insurance claims because of this very bizarre, but very expensive problem.

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Why you should reply to this text

Why you should reply to this text

This savvy traveller thought she was outsmarting a scam artist when she ignored this text while overseas. That was a $5000 mistake.

Fri 30 Aug 2019

Gross reason you should pick aisle seat

Gross reason you should pick aisle seat

A passenger has gone undercover and revealed the horrifying truth about your plane seat and why you want to avoid the window.

Thu 29 Aug 2019

Deaths predicted in NZ measles outbreak

Deaths predicted in NZ measles outbreak

New Zealand health officials have requested all travellers to Auckland be vaccinated against measles before visiting the city.

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