Don’t leave it less than four months before you book your flight to London.

Sure-fire trick to saving hundreds on flights

  Holiday-makers could save hundreds of dollars on domestic and international flights if they just knew the best time to book depending on the destination, new airfare data reveals. Too many Australian holiday-makers are booking flights too late and missing out on an average of 31 of savings for each international trip, joint research from […]

Weird marks on the walls. Picture: Dean Purcell/NZ Herald

Kiwi slams Aussies who trashed his Airbnb

AN AUCKLAND Airbnb host is disgusted after Australian guests who rented his property on Bledisloe game night trashed the house and broke his “no parties” rule. Ravi Punjwani said he prided himself on taking close care of all the properties he managed. But he was disgusted by the state of his Onehunga property after a […]

Although dark tourism is booming, many area of Fukushima remain no-go zones. Picture: Netflix

Japanese government worried about this Dark Tourist moment

ITS willingness to boldly take audiences to some of the most offbeat, off-putting and downright disturbing places on the planet has made the Netflix series Dark Tourist a global sensation. The first season of the groundbreaking documentary series, which was released in July, follows host David Farrier’s excursions to grim locations, from a forbidden ghost […]

US rapper Pitbull is godfather for Norwegian Cruise Lines, Norwegian Escape.

Truth about cruise ship’s strangest job

At the recent christening of the new Celebrity Edge in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai released a custom-made 18-litre bottle of Badoit French mineral water across the ship’s Parabolic Ultra Bow. It marked a revolution at sea. “Malala is the perfect godmother for Celebrity Edge,” said Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO, […]

‘Suspicious activity’ will be cracked down on.

Police given ID check powers at airports

PEOPLE acting suspiciously in Australian airports will have to show identification to police under draft laws introduced to federal Parliament. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said the new ID checking powers for Australian Federal Police would give officers the ability to make people leave the airport or ban them from flying for 24 hours if […]