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Air Travel Myths

Flying is Expensive The price of air travel has steadily come down over the years. Efficiency and safety have constantly improved. A generation ago it took three weeks wages to fly to Europe; now it is less than the average weekly wage. Aircraft Air is Unclean Actually the air in aircraft is put through high […]

CRUISE CONSIDERATIONS.

Booking a cruise ship very early or late can be cheap. There are early bird specials where you have a large choice at a reasonable discount; there are last minute discounts, but you have to take what is still available. Watch the fares after you have booked. If the fare becomes lower, and if you […]

TRAVELING WITH CHILDREN

We might suspect that children will be troublesome on a vacation, but they can be troublesome at home or when visiting local sites. If you plan to see a little of the work, don’t let children hold you back. Plan children friendly destinations and prepare in advance. Always arrive early to help deal with possible […]

Sleep On Plane

Even if you do enjoy the in-flight films you probably want to get some shut eye at some point, especially if you are heading to a vacation destination. We recommend timing your rest so that you are waking in the morning hours of your destination.   Reserve the window seat. Not only can you rest […]

Avoiding Delays and Missed Connections

We are lucky in Australia to not have too many weather extremes. It is probably part of the reason Sydney manages to continue with just the one airport. We still have to deal with delays that result from the flight’s previous destination, or problems at the destination we are travelling to. But with a sensible […]