• I use a Citizen Skyhawk for my international & domestic travels. All I need to know is the time zone and daylight savings occurrence. Input this into the watch and it gives me local and home times. The Citizen cost thousands less than a Rolex, never needs winding or a battery. I also have a R...

  • Roundup: five world-timer watches

    Jul 11, 2018, 04:01 PM

    None compensates for daylight savings or mountain time. I have a Citizen Eco Worldtimer that adjusts easily for DST, has 43 inbuilt cities and automatically adjusts on certain radio signals. Only $230 and waterproof to 200m.

  • The world's ten best road trips

    May 30, 2018, 05:14 PM

    We have done the Vancouver-Banff-Jasper-Vancouver loop in April many years ago using a Subaru Outback. Lots of snow and incredible mountain views and passes. Stayed in lodges and B&B's.

  • Flew Singapore Air to KL via SIN from Brisbane in 2016. Both were business in A330 with a short stop (2 hours) in SIN. Very comfortable flights.

  • Our Amex Velocity Platinum is adding up points nicely. Will be interested to see if we get the bonus status credits.

  • I have 2 different travel adapters. Number 0 purchased from Qantas Type SWA1.1 has 650W at 220V and 275W at 110V and 1 removable USB port. It is crap as the terminals don't always connect to the power source.Number 1 I received free from an agency. It is rated at 1500W at 240V and has 2 inbuilt U...

  • I have booked business BNE-ADL on the website. No problems and received status credits and points.

  • Luggage - Hard vs Soft Case

    May 09, 2018, 05:14 PM

    I have used Samsonite for years both check-in and carry-on. Carry-on's are excellent but relatively expensive. The biggest problem with the check-ins are the zips. However, with Samsonites good warranty they were replaced for nothing.

  • Hertz NeverLost

    Jan 17, 2018, 05:56 PM

    I am renting a Hertz car for 6 weeks out of Dallas. I will be travelling through 7 states during that period. Has anyone used the NeverLost gps system? Is it worth the cost?

  • I have flown overseas on QF, CX and SQ metal with Q-tags. No problems as they are just identifiers. Paper tags are placed on the suitcase with the correct destination.