If you're planning to rent a vehicle or drive while overseas, you may need an International Driving Permit. It's something that is often overlooked by Australian travellers, but it could cause a lot of problems for you if you don't have one. An International Driving Permit (IDP) is essentially an internationally-recognised translation of your Australian driver licence. It's … [Read more...]
Travel Insurance is a popular topic of discussion on the Australian Frequent Flyer website. When looking for the best travel credit card be sure to check whether the card provides complimentary travel insurance. Many do!
When travelling overseas, travel insurance is essential as you never know what might happen. Even just a small accident could leave you with a hospital bill running well into the thousands of dollars! That’s why travel insurance is an affordable and worthwhile investment. The good news is that many reputable travel insurance providers offer promo codes. You can use these to … [Read more...]
Qantas Frequent Flyer has expanded its insurance offering with Qantas Car Insurance. As part of the deal, car insurance customers can earn 1 Qantas point per dollar on insurance premiums and bonus points when taking out a new policy by 20 December 2019. But is it worth it? About Qantas Car Insurance Qantas Car Insurance is underwritten by Auto & General, which also … [Read more...]
The Australian government will overhaul its Smartraveller service next month with a new website and changes to how Australians can access assistance while overseas. From November 2019, Smartraveller will have a brand new website with travel advisories that are easier to read. The website, which is run by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, will also offer a new … [Read more...]
600,000 Thomas Cook customers are now stranded overseas after the UK-based travel company filed for insolvency yesterday. Around a quarter of these passengers are British holidaymakers. The 178-year-old company operates airlines, resorts, hotels and cruises, and specialises in selling Europeans package holidays to sunny destinations. The Thomas Cook Group owns Thomas Cook … [Read more...]