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Thu 18 Apr 2019

Truckies share their do's and don'ts of road safety

premium_icon Truckies share their do's and don'ts of road safety

Truckies are concerned there are no formal requirements to teach new drivers about sharing the road with heavy vehicles.

Favourite hotel perk on the way out

Favourite hotel perk on the way out

It’s one of the first things we look for after checking into a hotel room. But their days could be numbered.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Nikon's superb Z shooter

Nikon's superb Z shooter

NIKON'S Z6 and Z7 cameras produce some stunning results even with your 'normal' lenses.

$8700 airline charge dividing the internet

$8700 airline charge dividing the internet

The family of a boy who broke his leg in Thailand is furious Delta asked for $8700 to fly him and his dad home — but not everyone blames the airline.

Mon 15 Apr 2019

First look inside $140m resort reno

premium_icon First look inside $140m resort reno

A living reef outside guest rooms, an underwater observatory and “underwater bathrooms”. The stunning $140m redevelopment of Daydream Island is now complete.

Sun 14 Apr 2019

Winter escape forecast: cosy with a chance of snow

premium_icon Winter escape forecast: cosy with a chance of snow

From romantic retreats in the wilderness to alpine designer dreams, these destinations are destined for a dusting.

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Drumlines to be re-hooked along Mackay beaches

premium_icon Drumlines to be re-hooked along Mackay beaches

Vow to 'put human life before sharks'.

Surprising find inside $1.78bil airport

Surprising find inside $1.78bil airport

It’s been named the world’s best airport for seven years running. But this new feature will completely change the way we travel.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

‘Am I fired?’ Hostie’s mid-air blunder

‘Am I fired?’ Hostie’s mid-air blunder

Flight attendant Maddie Peters was mortified after a passenger bumped into her and sent her tray of drinks flying — right in the lap of the airline’s CEO.

Flyer’s ‘ingenious’ hack to avoid $120 fee

Flyer’s ‘ingenious’ hack to avoid $120 fee

A PASSENGER found a clever, last-minute method for avoiding a hefty luggage charge — and it was so good, even the airline was impressed.

Wed 10 Apr 2019

Major tourism hotspot on the market

premium_icon Major tourism hotspot on the market

The first sale was halted by Cyclone Debbie, and now it's on the market again.

Woman flashes and twerks on a plane

Woman flashes and twerks on a plane

A drunk passenger who wouldn’t turn off her phone has been kicked off a plane, but she didn’t leave without causing a stir.

Darwin route a first for Virgin

premium_icon Darwin route a first for Virgin

VIRGIN Australia’s history-making first flight from Darwin to Denpasar leaves Darwin tonight signalling a promising tourism season ahead

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Passengers’ reveal terror mid-flight

Passengers’ reveal terror mid-flight

It was supposed to be a routine flight from Singapore to London, but just two hours into the haul oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling.

This photo could land you the death penalty

This photo could land you the death penalty

Snapping a photo with a landing aircraft in Phuket has become a bucket list item for many. But doing so could now see you face the death penalty.

Mon 8 Apr 2019

INSIDE INTEL: How to navigate Hobart like a local

INSIDE INTEL: How to navigate Hobart like a local

You won't miss a thing in Hobart if you follow our travel cheat sheet!

TOP MARKS: 22 Gladstone region businesses make state list

premium_icon TOP MARKS: 22 Gladstone region businesses make state list

TWENTY-TWO Gladstone region businesses have received top marks in a state wide program assessing tourism operators.

How to avoid currency conversion rip-off

premium_icon How to avoid currency conversion rip-off

Travellers are getting slugged as much as $15 for withdrawing just $200 while overseas. But there are a number of easy ways you can minimise the hefty charges.

Sun 7 Apr 2019

Journey into the Jurassic in the South Burnett

premium_icon Journey into the Jurassic in the South Burnett

Natural beauty is not the only draw to prehistoric Bunya Mountains National Park.

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Creepy detail about family’s Airbnb photo

Creepy detail about family’s Airbnb photo

A Kiwi family’s Airbnb stay took a disturbing turn when they noticed something odd connected to the Wi-Fi network in the house.

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