Budget Travel

Flight Review: Jetstar’s International Economy on the 787 Dreamliner – Honolulu to Melbourne (JQ2)

January 18, 2023

As part of their long haul fleet, Jetstar have the distinction of being the only budget carrier that takes Australian passengers directly to the USA. The airline travels a few times a week between Melbourne, VIC or Sydney, NSW and Honolulu, offering an affordable alternative to its competition, as well as being the only airline […]

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Flight Review: Flying the world’s first international service to Can Tho with AirAsia

August 19, 2019

Say what you want about AirAsia, but it’d be hard – and downright foolish – to deny the low-cost carrier’s ambitious and ever-growing network. Some surprising new routes seem to be opening up every year for the busy airline, and for 2019 the most exciting would definitely have to be the service between Kuala Lumpur […]

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Ten things you must do in Hong Kong’s historic Sham Shui Po

January 23, 2019

Gentrification hasn’t yet swept through Sham Shui Po, one of Hong Kong’s least affluent working class neighbourhoods in Kowloon. As one of the more underprivileged areas in the city, it’s certainly a few steps removed from the comparative polish of Central or Tsim Sha Tsui, but that doesn’t mean that tourists won’t find anything to […]

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Eurail just permanently lowered prices to celebrate 60th anniversary

January 22, 2019

It is widely known that travelling across Europe by train is a quintessential experience for the nomadic Aussie. The trains, connected all over the continent, are a fast, convenient, accessible and, most importantly, flexible way to get hop from one city to another, with around 40,000 Australian travellers alone making use of Eurail’s rail pass […]

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Late winter just became the best time to visit New York City for deal seekers

December 14, 2018

For the first time ever, NYC & Company – the official destination marketing organisation for New York City – will align their three signature programs across the same stretch of dates, bringing together NYC Broadway Week, NYC Restaurant Week, and NYC Must-See Week. Under the new collective name of NYC Winter Outing, the new mega-program […]

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Flights between Australia and the USA right now are under $799

November 1, 2018

There’s a bit of a price war going on over the Pacific right now, and the winners are us as consumers. Whether you’re flying to Honolulu or Los Angeles from Australia’s East Coast, full service airlines such as Hawaiian, Qantas, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand are offering fares below $800, and even as low […]

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The super budget-conscious UberPOOL is launching in Sydney next week

March 29, 2018

Come April 3rd, Uber will be launching their super budget-conscious UberPOOL service in Australia, specifically the inner-city suburbs of Sydney ahead of a planned nationwide roll out. The service has proven to be incredibly popular in cities like L.A, Austin and New York, with savings of up to half the price of a usual UberX. […]

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GoEuro are offering huge discounts for high-speed train travel within Italy right now

November 8, 2017

Off-season in Italy just got a whole lot more tempting thanks to a new partnership between Italo Treno, Italy’s high-speed train provider, and GoEuro, a popular online platform for comparing ​and ​booking ​trains, ​buses ​and ​flights ​across ​Europe. The two services have joined forces to offer travellers a substantial discount which opens them to fares […]

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