The Queensland government announced this week that, from 1am on Saturday 8 August, the state's border will be closed to anyone that has been in NSW or the ACT in the past 14 days. This follows last week's closure of the Queensland border to anyone coming from Greater Sydney, which came into effect from 1 August 2020. People from Victoria are also currently prohibited from … [Read more...]
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With most international travel off the cards for the foreseeable future, many frequent flyers are reminiscing about past trips and longing to get back into the air. At this time, it's easy to think about long-haul travel through rose-coloured glasses. But as any frequent traveller will know, long-haul travel is not always as fun as it sounds. Most of us have experienced … [Read more...]
It's now been four months since the Australian government closed its border to non-Australian citizens and residents, and banned Aussies from leaving their own country without special permission. Shortly after, the federal government introduced mandatory hotel quarantine upon arrival into Australia. Ever since March, flight cancellations and border restrictions - not just in … [Read more...]
Some frequent flyers like to collect things like boarding passes, airline amenity kits, business class pyjamas or in-flight magazines. But is it legal to collect the safety instruction cards found in aircraft seat pockets? Last week, Qantas operated three Boeing 747 joy flights before the "queen of the skies" is retired for good. Passengers on these special flights were … [Read more...]
From next week, travel agents operating in the state of New South Wales will need to disclose any commission, referral fees or incentives they receive from their suppliers. The new rule is part of increased disclosure obligations that will apply to NSW businesses, including intermediaries such as agents. The new state-based laws also require businesses to "disclose terms or … [Read more...]