If you're travelling overseas, travel insurance is extremely important. But this is especially the case if you're visiting the United States. Medical bills in the USA routinely run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars, and payment is often required upfront. If something happens and you need urgent medical treatment, you could even be refused if you don't have travel … [Read more...]
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Long immigration queues will soon be a thing of the past for Australians entering the UK. From next year, Australians will have access to e-gates when flying into airports across the country, including London Heathrow. The UK e-gates will also be available to citizens of New Zealand, the United States, Canada and Japan. The automatic e-gates, which are similar to those used … [Read more...]
Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In aviation terms, it's the centre of the world. One third of the world's population lives within a 4 hour flight of Dubai International Airport, and two thirds live within 8 hours. It's for this reason that Emirates has been able to create a super-hub in Dubai, connecting passengers flying to destinations all over the world. If you're flying … [Read more...]
Qantas will finally open a dedicated First Class lounge in Singapore, addressing the overcrowding problem plaguing the current lounge. But the new Qantas Singapore First Class Lounge won't be open for another year. The new Singapore lounge will include seating for 240 passengers. Qantas promises a "luxurious" design for the lounge, which will offer "premium a la carte … [Read more...]
As the Peruvian capital and largest city in this wonderful South American country, Lima is the gateway to Peru. It's also a hub for Oneworld's LATAM Airlines, and Avianca Peru of Star Alliance. Almost all visitors to Peru will arrive and depart through Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) in Lima. This includes visitors to Machu Picchu - Peru's most-visited tourist … [Read more...]