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Passport detail you might have missed

Travelling in china is weird. From toilets that restrict how much paper you get to random street dancing, China is amazing and confusing all at once. Before you book those cheap flights to Bali — will you have six months left on your passport after your return date? IMAGINE if …

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‘What on earth is happening?’: Passengers’ fury

Inside the QANTAS flight simulator Qantas passengers furious after being stranded in Dubai for almost two days. Picture: Nicole Garmston QANTAS passengers on their way to Sydney are furious after being stranded in Dubai for almost two days. Flight QF2 left London on schedule but was delayed in Dubai on …

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Money-saving flight hack airlines hate

The Australian dollar is surging when stacked up against other world currencies. The US, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea are particularly good places to travel to and spend your money if you want to take advantage of the surge, with our exchange rates up around 10% from the …

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Honeymooners ‘put back on plane and sent home’

Here’s the steps you will need to go through if you are applying for a US visa online. Courtesy: YouTube/IIP State British couple Natasha Politakis, 29, and Ali Gul, 32, say they were detained at Los Angeles’ LAX airport because the groom is Muslim. Picture: SWNS/Mega A BRITISH newlywed couple …

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How is this a four-star B&B?

Frequent flyer and blogger Max Prosperi tweeted a video of a toothpaste-delivering robot he encountered while staying in a Miami hotel on June 24. The video shows a cylindrical robot standing before a man, presumably Prosperi, who removes toothpaste and a toothbrush from an opening on its top before following …

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Baffling rules tourists have to follow

Watch the moment two drunk British tourists were frogmarched naked along a Pattaya beach and arrested – after being caught ‘having sex’ in the sea. Video: ViralPress Years of debauched behaviour in Magaluf have prompted a crackdown from authorities. Picture: Alex Diaz/PA Wire YOU might be able to walk down …

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The most important holiday photo to take

David Koch explains how to pick a policy that’s right for you THERE are few things worse than settling into your flight at the start of a much-needed holiday, and suddenly becoming overwhelmed by panic about the state you left the house. Did you lock all the doors? Did you …

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This travel ‘hack’ is complete rubbish

The best tips and tricks to get the most from your travel experience. Don’t try dressing up for an upgrade, it won’t work. DRESS up, they said. You’ll get an upgrade, they said. If you’ve ever been given advice on how to get bumped up from economy on a flight, …

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Passengers take down ‘psychotic’ woman

A dragged-off passenger, intense social media backlash and competition from lower-cost airlines, WSJ’s Lee Hawkins explains United’s recent struggles. Photo: Jayse D. Anspach via Storyful A UNITED Airlines flight in the United States was forced to return to its departure city after a “disruptive customer” made a sprint for the …

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Pilots hate when you do this

Inside the QANTAS flight simulator Why you should never clap when a flight lands. WE’VE all felt that sweet relief of finally landing back on firm ground after a bumpy flight. But if you’ve ever felt compelled to applaud the pilot for landing safely, think again. “Don’t even think about …

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