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QLD flood information for business travellers

Many official websites providing information about the Queensland floods are slow or unresponsive due to the number of people s...

John Walton |

Travel insurance claim denied - why?

When a reader's husband was tragically killed in a car accident overseas recently, his credit card travel insurance should have...

danwarne |

Aussie dollar soars against US and Euro

In a belated Christmas gift for business travellers and other frequent flyers the Australian dollar has surged to record highs ...

David Flynn |

Hertz adds e-tag option for Sydney hire cars

Driving a rental car in any new city while trying to get to meetings and keep appointments can be stressful enough without the ...

Rahul Raja |

Aussie dollar high against Euro, Kiwi

This could be a good time to stock up on the Euro and Kiwi ahead of your 2011 trips, with the Australian dollar surging against...

David Flynn |

Cheapest currency exchange in Australia revealed

Heading overseas soon? Buying foreign currency from the wrong place could cost you as much as a dinner for two at a good restau...

danwarne |

If you're "Out of office", you're happier: study

People who telecommute for most of their work are happier and more satisfied than people who spend most of their time in an off...

Bill Bennett |

Sydney Airport capacity set to hit curfew ceiling

Capacity at Sydney Airport is heading fast towards breaking point, as increased activity will reach current curfews of 80 fligh...

Michael Flux |

Singapore 'best for business' says World Bank

For the fifth year in a row Singapore has been rated by the World Bank as the best country for business. The tiny city-state c...

David Flynn |

Australians hit hard: UK flight taxes up 55%

Travellers jetting to England from this week will be hit with a higher departure tax when it's time to head back home. The 'air...

Michael Flux |

Groin no longer off-limits to US airport security

Passengers in America who opt-out of revealing full-body scans will get a new type of pat-down, according to the Transport Secu...

Michael Flux |

American Express launches pre-paid TravelCard

American Express is releasing its own pre-paid travel card this week with travellers able to load the card up in US dollars, UK...

David Flynn |

Travellers make a grab for the greenback

Banks and currency exchange bureaus are reporting a run on US currency as the Aussie dollar stays strong in the high 90s. Trav...

David Flynn |