• Dear AJW.You're absolutely right, and that shows how much I know!It seems to be the state motoring organisation that issues these permits. Maybe they should give a discount to their members, or charge a more reasonable fee to everyone who needs one. It surely doesn't cost anything like $48 to pro...

  • Exactly right. I fly business class mel-syd, syd-ool, from time to time, and the other way around and there are seldom any spare seats in business class a week or so before the flights depart. You can't bid for what has already been paid full price for!!

  • They don't have Scott Morrison running the UK!However, on the plus side, you can do pretty much anything you like in Aussie if you pay the Government of the day a fee, or maybe even a donation? Our Aussie system also likes to hand out time-limited, temporary licences for everything, so they can c...

  • Also seen driving on roofs.

  • In Bali, nothing you're carrying will validate your right to drive, to the "Police" (aka self-employed tax agents). Apart, that is, from US dollars and Indonesian Rupiah's. They'll just keep finding things to charge you with until the Simoleons are produced. Whatever you do, don't be too slow in ...

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