• As a Canberran whose family is in Port Macquarie I'm very happy about this - but I wonder how sustainable and profitable it is long term. Will be interesting to see.

  • > Airports could become like casinos, he says, coupling eye-in-the-sky surveillance with state-of-the-art sensors – as in the “smart tunnel” at Dubai International that verifies your identity by scanning your iris as you walk through it. Add advanced X-ray technology, and airports may be a...

  • > Finally, there will be no change to the popular Oneworld Classic Flight Reward package, which is typically used to book around-the-world journeys with Qantas and its Oneworld partner airlines at appealing rates such as 420,000 Qantas Points in first class and 280,000 Qantas Points in...

  • And in order for Hong Kongers to drive to Macao, they just need to follow this simple and straightforward procedure: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NO3bNlB9j9o

  • Worth noting that just because there's no passport control doesn't mean that you can just leave your passport in one country and pick it up again when you leave the EU, as you may be required to have it for ID for other purposes.Also, individual countries can suspend Schengen rules for certain re...

  • I'm considering a trip to Norfolk Island once they've reopened, which I assume will come earlier than international travel to countries outside our potential Trans-Tasman or Asian bubbles. Perfect opportunity to start ticking boxes on my Australian external territories list instead.Everything I'v...

  • It's perfectly normal for travel agents to combine my given names into "Firstnamemiddlename", and it can appear that way even on my boarding passes. It's fine.

  • Originally Posted by Sibelius Originally Posted by ajd Originally Posted by Sibelius All true... however, there was a quiet change to Local Champion last year which makes it more attractive. It used to be that you could earn a maximum of 10,000 points via Local Champion. That's now changed to ...

  • Originally Posted by Sibelius All true... however, there was a quiet change to Local Champion last year which makes it more attractive. It used to be that you could earn a maximum of 10,000 points via Local Champion. That's now changed to 10,000 points per year. Swings and roundabouts. I wonder ...

  • Originally Posted by Racala Sorry if I have got this wrong.. but I tend to keep receipts. Surely customs would accept a receipt with date/serial no etc , particularly for expensive cameras as proof of purchase in Australia. Saves mucking around with lodging forms etc. Conversely, filing a B263 pr...