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Where to find the cheapest flights

Aug. 31, 2018 — Elisabeth Baulch

Is it cheaper to buy airfares through a comparison site or directly from the airlines?

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Overbooked flights and stand-by tickets

July 6, 2018 — Elisabeth Baulch

Your rights if you're bumped from an oversold flight. Plus, whatever happened to stand-by tickets?

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Flight Centre penalised $12.5 million for price fixing

April 5, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

The company denied passengers lower fares in a bid to maintain its profit margins.

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Airline complaints highlight need for an ombudsman

Feb. 12, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Follows scathing industry report from the ACCC.

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Travel tech traps

Dec. 12, 2017 — Ros Page

What to look out for when taking your phone, tablet or laptop on the road.

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Travel fatigue

Dec. 5, 2017 — Jodi Bird

CHOICE's latest travel survey finds growing dissatisfaction with airlines, car rental companies and travel insurers

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Your rights if your school holiday flights are grounded

Nov. 27, 2017 — Jodi Bird

What are your flight rights and will travel insurance cover you if you've been stranded by a natural disaster in Bali?

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Travel planning apps

Oct. 19, 2017 — Ros Page

Create an itinerary for your next trip with a few clicks using a travel planning app like TripIt or TripCase.

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Lost airport treasures to be auctioned this week for charity

Oct. 10, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

Sydney Airport has partnered with Pickles Auctions once again to sell everything destined for the lost and found.

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Your rights if your school holiday flights are grounded

Sept. 25, 2017 — Jodi Bird

What are your flight rights and will travel insurance cover you if you've been stranded by natural disaster in Bali?

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Pick the perfect cruise

Sept. 13, 2017 — Zoya Sheftalovich

How to choose the right cruise for singles, families, couples and adventurers.

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What to take on a cruise

Sept. 13, 2017 — Zoya Sheftalovich

Everything you need to pack for a cruise.

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Top cruise destinations

Sept. 13, 2017 — Zoya Sheftalovich

From Alaska to Europe, there's a cruise for everyone.

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Comparing cruises online

Sept. 12, 2017 — Zoya Sheftalovich

What to look for when searching for the best deal on a cruise.

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Guide for first time cruisers

Sept. 12, 2017 — Zoya Sheftalovich

Top tips for those setting sail for the first time.

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