Baggage

Qantas Next-Gen Checkin: top 10 tips

Qantas’ Next-Generation Check-in system is now in full-swing, with the associated reduction...

How to avoid checked bag fees in the USA

If you're surprised by the amount of stuff that people bring with them on a plane in the USA, her...

37-pocket cabin baggage coat evades 7kg limit

If you're frustrated by the ridiculously low weight limits airlines impose on cabin baggage, the ...

Qantas' Dallas flight diverts to Houston

Houston, we had a problem. After having to leave passenger bags behind when departing Dallas/Fort...

What choice did Qantas have but leave baggage?

Earlier this week Qantas deliberately left three containers of passengers' luggage at Dallas...

Qantas leaves baggage behind -- deliberately.

Qantas has admitted deliberately leaving passenger baggage behind in the USA because of concerns ...

How to reduce the risk of lost luggage

Sooner or later, everyone travelling on business has their luggage lost. While airlines are gener...

Weirdest baggage people have tried to check-in

Next time the aircraft starts making odd noises, it may not actually be the wing flaps or landing...

How to pack your carry-on like a flight attendant

We've recently written about the virtues of rolling your clothes to save space in luggage, but no...

Buy your Qantas $50 bag tag cheaper on eBay

If you're not an elite-level Qantas Frequent Flyer, you may not have to cough up $50 to buy one o...

Qantas wireless bag tags: $50 each

Qantas has started selling its permanent wireless bag tags to travellers who are not silver/gold/...

Qantas' next-gen check-in faces teething problems

Qantas passengers are finding that the airline's new check-in system (which relies on chip-embedd...

Free, instant silver status with Star Alliance

This week in Get the Points, how to get Star Alliance Silver status instantly — and free of...

Ouch: Virgin Blue doubles baggage fees

Virgin Blue is doubling its some of its baggage charges as part of a move to recoup rising fuel c...

Tip: you can lend your Qantas wireless bag tags

Wondering if you can lend or give one of your wireless Qantas bag tags to a friend or family memb...

Qantas boosts international baggage limits

High-status frequent flyers are the winners in Qantas’ June 1st rejig of international chec...

Qantas:

Update Qantas’ new wireless Q Bag Tags are swish and smart – smartchipped, in fact ...

Bags drenched in sewage at Heathrow debacle

Next time you’re getting annoyed about how long your luggage is taking to arrive, spare a t...