Other News Page 18

New York taxi fares rise: don't get caught out

Business travellers taking a taxi to and from New York City's airports will be socked with a fare hike of nearly 20 percent fro...

John Walton |

Singapore's new GST rebate system explained

Singapore's new electronic tourist refund scheme, which provides travellers with a GST tax rebate at the airport, comes effect ...

John Walton |

Packing tips for business travellers

Since the suitcase was invented (and certainly since business travellers have tried to squeeze everything they need into a carr...

John Walton |

Louis Vuitton shows you how the othe rhalf packs

If you've got more money than sense and are toting Louis Vuitton luggage, the luxury bagmaker has some fun animations of how to...

John Walton |

5 travel tips you should ignore

Business travellers get a lot of advice from company policies, guidebooks and websites. But some of it's so bonkers that it's f...

John Walton |

New French law: breathalysers required in all cars

If you're renting a car in France, be warned: you need to check that a third piece of ostensible safety equipment -- a breathal...

John Walton |

2012's top air travel trends and their impacts

2012 is already an exciting year for business travellers, with new business class seats, new direct flights, new connecting hub...

John Walton |

Canberra-Sydney: a business class bus?

Would you take a business class bus -- yes, a bus, not an Airbus -- between Canberra and Sydney? Bus operator Greyhound is bet...

John Walton |

How to track Boeing's 787 with FlightAware

Want to try and catch Boeing's 787 Dreamliner during its visits to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Darwin over the coming ...

David Flynn |

Five tips to keep your luggage smelling fresh

We've all been there -- that point halfway through a business trip where there's something in your travel bag that's making ev...

John Walton |

New govt advocate to deal with travel complaints

Frustrated travellers will soon be able to call upon an independent ombudsman when they feel that airlines aren't giv...

John Walton |

What's new in the airliners of the future?

Forget about space-age concept planes and whimsical 'what if' ideas that may never get off the drawing board, let along of...

John Walton |

Video: watch every flight around the world

Here's a little light-hearted Friday afternoon fun: an amazing video showing all commercial flights around the world in a 24 ho...

David Flynn |

Businesses abroad closed for Easter?

Key supplier closed for business at Easter? Out of office reply saying your contact will be away for a week? Easter is a public...

John Walton |

UK air passenger tax rises to over A$280 in biz

If you're travelling from the UK, don't be surprised if your airline hits you up for some extra cash to cover a rise in the UK'...

John Walton |

NZ "give way" road rules changing this month

If you're travelling to New Zealand from the end of March, watch out on the roads. The odd Kiwi give way rule at intersections ...

John Walton |

Compared: best travel money cards in Australia

Travellers are increasingly warming to prepaid travel money cards as the next best thing to carrying cash. Travel money cards ...

danwarne |

Hong Kong hidden gem for a great deal on glasses

Fancy picking up a pair of new glasses during your next trip to Hong Kong? Louis Baleros, chief concierge at InterContinental ...

John Walton |