Travel News

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Bali to ‘send back’ troublemakers

Bali to ‘send back’ troublemakers

From urinating in public to trafficking in drugs — Australians who behave badly in Bali have been issued with a strong warning by the island’s governor.

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Hidden danger lurking in holiday photo

Hidden danger lurking in holiday photo

A couple have been filmed risking life and limb at a popular tourist destination in New Zealand, ignoring extensive warning signs to avoid the area.

Passenger blasts airline over ‘filthy’ find

Passenger blasts airline over ‘filthy’ find

A frequent flyer has slammed a “five-star” airline over the “horrifying condition” of one of its planes, saying it hadn’t been cleaned in weeks.

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Woman crashes onto person sitting on loo

Woman crashes onto person sitting on loo

Multiple people have been hospitalised after a Brisbane boat accident where a woman fell through the floor onto a person sitting on the toilet.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

$99 and under: Virgin’s massive flight sale

$99 and under: Virgin’s massive flight sale

If you’re after a cheap flight somewhere around Australia, this new set of deals from Virgin will have you in the air for as little as $69.

Passengers panic as plane catches fire

Passengers panic as plane catches fire

Terrified passengers wrote “goodbye messages” for their friends and family after their plane engine caught fire when it hit a flock of geese.

Aussie couple detained in Iran named

Aussie couple detained in Iran named

An Australian man and British-Australian woman detained in an Iranian prison have been named as a couple of travel bloggers from Perth.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

Police storm Qantas plane over fight

Police storm Qantas plane over fight

“I was a few rows up from the two men, however I didn’t hear anything or an argument,” said the passenger, who was seated three rows in front of the altercation

Airfares jump 2100 per cent during strike

Airfares jump 2100 per cent during strike

British Airways has cancelled almost all flights, leaving hundreds of thousands stranded — and causing a huge jump in the cost of airfares.

Sat 7 Sep 2019

Weird airport rule forces tough choice

Weird airport rule forces tough choice

A trip to the airport forced this mother to make an impossible choice that resulted in a traumatic experience for all involved.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

Tourist’s horror after poking ‘fur’ ball

Tourist’s horror after poking ‘fur’ ball

A tourist who prodded what they thought was a sleeping furry animal curled up in a cave, got the shock of their lives. Warning: Gross

Extra heartache for Bali moped victim

Extra heartache for Bali moped victim

Cairns groom-to-be Ashley Hickman had insurance before his horror accident but was caught out by an often overlooked clause.

Aussie tourist dies in Grand Canyon

Aussie tourist dies in Grand Canyon

A Tasmanian man has died while on holidays in the United States during a visit to the iconic Grand Canyon.

Inside Australia’s mystery island

Inside Australia’s mystery island

Cows have the right of way, there’s no traffic lights and phone books feature nicknames. Not much is known about this Aussie isle, but now a rare opportunity has...

Thu 5 Sep 2019

Foodies come flying in for One Long Table

Foodies come flying in for One Long Table

The runway is ready for one of the biggest cultural food events of the year.

Dad flies plane after flight is delayed

Dad flies plane after flight is delayed

A man travelling with his family stepped up to fly a plane that was delayed due to a missing pilot, saying he just wanted “to go on holiday”.

Worker slams millionaire owner’s rules

Worker slams millionaire owner’s rules

The millionaire owner of a popular Australian tourist attraction has been accused of exploiting his workers with a controversial set of rules.

Outrage over ‘racist’ theme park attraction

Outrage over ‘racist’ theme park attraction

One of the most popular theme parks in France has been forced to shut down a popular ride after guests accused the attraction of being racist.

Virgin Australia to ditch routes ‘entirely’

Virgin Australia to ditch routes ‘entirely’

THE CEO of Virgin Australia says “every route” is under review as the airline decides which flights will be scrapped to save it money.

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Mum’s insides ‘ripped apart’ by water slide

Mum’s insides ‘ripped apart’ by water slide

This woman said she felt a tight pull, like a wedgie, as she was going down a water slide. What actually happened left her with horrific injuries.

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