• Girls, girls, girls!!!!   Please settle your petty little diatribes and get back on subject.    I find it astounding that the Federal government has been unable or unwilling to utilize an available resource in the form of military barracks accommodation at NO COST to any ...

  • Last year used the hi speed trains from London to Paris, Paris to Barcelona and Barcelona to Alicante with no customs or security line ups or endless waiting.   Absolutely the best way to travel ... smoothly scooting along at 250+kph in air con comfort, wifi on tap, dining car service a...

  • Seattle will be handy for me with its proximity to Vancouver and connecting flights throughout Canada but I am disappointed with the negativity in descriptions of AA.      I am QFF and AA Advantage and have always enjoyed positive experiences with AA both internal USA and internati...

  • Visited the Longreach Qantas museum in early September and “Wing Walk” experience was booked out two months in advance.   Accommodation is a premium out there ATM with Queenslanders flocking to enjoy their best place in the world without being jostled by the usual hordes of South...

  • Love the pics of well heeled gents wearing ties and jackets on long haul flight ... today is more likely to be dressed in PJ's

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  • COVID-19 vaccine - paid options

    Jan 13, 2021, 05:35 PM

    Well KW72, It appears that you may well be one of those Stupid Selfish Sydneysiders who support the idiots in power in NSW who allowed the Ruby Princess passengers to disperse this scourge throughout the nation in the first place. The courageous and well supported actions of the Queensland gov...

  • Slightly off-topic but I regularly summer in Canada and my friend spends summer here using eTA for visa - with her March 31 flight cancelled she wisely decided to stay and applied for a "Streaming" visa (cost $385) - good for 12 months and was automatically sent a bridging visa … Not expecting a ...

  • New normal?

    Apr 07, 2020, 03:07 PM

    I suspect recreational travel like mine (Canada for Summer/Australia for summer) will be in demand for a starved public and demand will result in high prices for a time until 'normality' returns - the airlines are not likely to offer any bargains while they attempt to reinflate their share dividends

  • I was unhappy with Telstra charges and particularly the fact that they do not employ Australians to provide assistance, so I switched to Optus on a $100/mth plan plus a 'family' SIM to put into a mobile broadband outer at home. It comes with a 2gb allowance in Zone 1 countries whuch I find is ...

  • Booking US domestic flights

    Sep 12, 2018, 06:36 PM

    On the ESTA note … Make sure you get your eTA for Canada as well.I was caught at LAX in July, having driven out of Canada in June following a cruise ship arrival to fly out to Australia.Arriving on a through ticket at LAX on my July return, Air Canada advised that to fly into Canada the eT...

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