If you don’t rent cars often, it’s pretty easy to be confused by what you’re covered for in the event of an accident. Overseas, what’s compulsory for coverage can vary between states, let alone differences between countries. Terms such as loss damage waiver, collision damage waiver and single vehicle accident excess also help contribute to the confusing picture. For many … [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!
Travel often involves the pleasures of new experience. Exploring new cities and countries as well as cultures is one of the main reasons many of us travel. But unfamiliarity can be a foe as well as a friend. When things go wrong, just finding help in your language can be problematic. In such situations, travel insurance can come in very handy. One of our members wonders if … [Read more...]
An unexpected flight cancellation can cause havoc to a carefully scheduled itinerary. However, an unexplained and unexpected flight cancellation can cause havoc coupled with frustration which in turn can be a lethal travel combination! This week our members discuss whether a passenger has the right to know the reasons for flight cancellations. Many members felt that paying … [Read more...]
With concerns about travel to Bangkok on their mind, one of members asks an interesting question The political situation in Thailand is a bit worrying and could be much worse by the time of travel, so I'm considering ditching BKK as a destination if the situation worsens. The last leg of the ticket is Hong Kong – Kuala Lumpur then Bangkok....If I decide not to go to Bangkok, … [Read more...]
With news this week of the lockdown resulting in a state of emergency being declared in Bangkok, one of our members asks am a little concerned about what Bangkok will be like on the 8th of March.... Some options would be to extend the time in Phuket, and then fly straight to Bangkok to hop on the Qantas flight (avoid going into the city) or stay with the itinerary The first … [Read more...]