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Uber now lets you book cars in advance

Uber passengers in selected areas of Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Brisbane can now pre-book their ride rather than gamble on a ...

David Flynn |

The basics of business in Zurich, Geneva

Switzerland is a major hub for bankers and other travellers in the financial sectors with Zurich and Geneva attracting scores o...

Chris Chamberlin |

Riding in the Hyperloop at 1,120km/h

You're seated in a sealed pod that's levitating inside the partial vacuum of a seemingly endless tunnel, and hurtling along at ...

David Flynn |

Travelling or overseas on Census night?

Tuesday August 9 marks Census night in Australia – but what if not in Australia for the nationwide tally? Travellers who...

Chris Chamberlin |

Aussie bullet train: SYD-MEL in 3 hours

It's the Aussie bullet train which would let you travel between Sydney and Melbourne in under three hours, hurtling along a ded...

David Flynn |

Your guide to doing business in Taiwan

Taiwan and its capital city Taipei are mega-hubs in the tech industry, housing the headquarters of companies like Acer, Asus an...

Chris Chamberlin |

Take the AusBT 2016 reader survey!

Congratulations to the winners in our 2016 reader survey contest: Marcus Dabner, Craig Dowsett, Mitch Grant, Steven Howell...

Staff Writers |

Terms & conditions: AusBT reader survey

Information on how to enter the competition associated with the Australian Business Traveller 2016 Reader Survey, mec...

Staff Writers |

10 ways to save on on tax this fin. year

It’s tax time again, and for many businesses that means one last chance to make any tax deductible purchases before the f...

Chris Chamberlin |

Order currency online with Travelex

Even frequent travellers can be bamboozled by foreign exchange, especially when it comes to juggling buy & sell rates and c...

Staff Writers |

Macquarie axes debit card int'l txn fees

Macquarie Bank customers spending their cash abroad will soon pay no international transaction fees when whipping out their Mac...

Chris Chamberlin |

Hertz to refund customers

Did you hire a car from Hertz in the last few years, only to be hit with a post-rental bill for damages which you thought were ...

David Flynn |

Heathrow Express First Class review

You'll pay £22 (A$41) for one-way standard economy seating (aka Express) on London's Heathrow Express, or £30 ...

David Flynn |

Five tips for doing business in Singapore

Singapore is a global financial hub and a major destination for Australian business travellers – and with over 25 flights...

Chris Chamberlin |

Canada now requires visa waiver clearance

Canada's new mandatory Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) system is now in force, with visitors under the Visa Waiver P...

Chris Chamberlin |

Samsung Pay coming to AU, AMEX aboard

Smartphone manufacturer Samsung will soon launch ‘Samsung Pay’ in Australia – a contactless payment option fo...

Chris Chamberlin |

Five tips for doing business in Japan

Japan is big for business being home to many of the world’s major manufacturers of electronics and other consumer goods, ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Survival tips when airlines lose your bag

TRAVEL TIP | There’s nothing more infuriating after a long flight than waiting, and waiting, and waiting at the baggage c...

Chris Chamberlin |