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Eurostar launches direct London-Amsterdam high-speed train

Clearing UK passport control in Amsterdam and no more train changes in Brussels to shave at least 30 minutes off today's journeys.

Chris Chamberlin |

Chile scraps entry fee for Australians, but plans new e-visa

Australian travellers no longer have to pay a US$117 fee at the border to enter Chile, but an e-visa will soon be required.

Chris Chamberlin |

Smartraveller revamps travel advice, adds SMS crisis alerts

Travel advice is getting easier to access in an emergency, but most flyers will lose the ability to pre-register their travels.

Chris Chamberlin |

Eurostar-Thalys merger to create high-speed rail network

The combined network of Eurostar and Thalys would link five countries under the new Green Speed banner.

David Flynn |

NZ's visa-waiver scheme: what you need to know

The electronic NZeTA will be a must-have for most visitors to New Zealand, including travellers in transit.

Chris Chamberlin |

Switzerland is now the best country for expats

Switzerland has knocked Singapore off its perch as the world's top-ranked destination for expatriates. The land-locked nation ...

Bloomberg Pursuits |

Here are the world’s most powerful passports

Singapore continues to share the crown of ‘World’s Most Powerful Passport’ with incumbent nation Japan, accor...

Brandon Loo |

Uber Premium to replace Select, Black, Lux, SUV

Uber is scrapping its Uber Select, Black, Lux and SUV rides in favour of a single top-tier service dubbed Uber Premium. Uber P...

David Flynn |

HK now among most expensive cities for expats

Higher inflation and a strengthening currency have seen Hong Kong rocket into the fourth most expensive location in the world f...

Bloomberg Pursuits |