travel

Skip past the coffee queue at Qantas lounges

Skip past the coffee queue at Qantas lounges

A new app allows you to use your phone to order coffee at Qantas Clubs and Business Lounges.
Sep 14 2016, 4:26PM
Is it worth using the free TripIt app for keeping track of your travel papers?

Is it worth using the free TripIt app for keeping track of your travel papers?

TripIt is a website that promises to organise all those PDFs of itineraries, hotel bookings, flight tickets and other papers you need when you go business travelling.
Feb 20 2014, 6:33PM
Phone SIM to offer calls at 49 cents per minute while you're overseas

Phone SIM to offer calls at 49 cents per minute while you're overseas

From 1 April, the per-minute rate to call Australian from most of Europe, Asia and the US will be 49 cents with BackChat, compared with several dollars per minute with Telstra or Optus.
Mar 26 2013, 12:58PM
Clever: this travel agent's videos win him business

Clever: this travel agent's videos win him business

Using an HD camera and Youtube, Australian travel agency ecruising.travel claims video is helping get customers over the line.
Feb 26 2013, 4:42PM
An alternative to Skype for avoiding a huge mobile bill

An alternative to Skype for avoiding a huge mobile bill

If you have ever been struck with a huge mobile phone bill after traveling overseas, then it might be worth taking a look at Truphone before you next jump on a plane.
Feb 22 2013, 9:46AM
One of the oddest travel gadgets we've seen in a while

One of the oddest travel gadgets we've seen in a while

Those "horseshoe" pillows not doing the job for you on plane flights? There are other gadgets to help you get some shuteye, if you're prepared to look like this.
Nov 9 2012, 1:30PM
Tip: Warn your bank before you travel overseas

Tip: Warn your bank before you travel overseas

Tell your bank when you're travelling so it doesn't suspend your credit card.
Sep 14 2012, 11:14AM
Qantas rolls out iPads for entertainment

Qantas rolls out iPads for entertainment

Qantas is set to roll out more than 5000 iPads to replace existing entertainment units on some domestic flights.
Jul 20 2012, 11:39AM
Handy iPad tip #2: keeping track of taxi receipts

Handy iPad tip #2: keeping track of taxi receipts

Are you always accumulating taxi receipts and other expenses you need to be reimbursed for? It turns out there's an easy way to track these on the iPad.
Jul 6 2012, 1:34PM
Travel cards: Why they're useful when going overseas

Travel cards: Why they're useful when going overseas

You can load them up with different currencies, you get an agreed exchange rate and they can save on transaction fees you pay in some situations. A brief intro to travel cards.
Jun 21 2012, 11:34AM
The power adapter kit I take when travelling

The power adapter kit I take when travelling

There are all sorts of ways to power your phone, tablet, laptop and other gadgets when you're on the road. Anthony Caruana shares his tips.
Jun 20 2012, 10:46AM
Top 10 travel technology essentials

Top 10 travel technology essentials

Planning that extended weekend away, or perhaps you have an overseas business trip looming? Then this list is a must-read.
Oct 5 2009, 12:16PM

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