Gifts for the traveller in your life - Travel_Tips

Obviously a round-the-world flight ticket would be the perfect gift for the traveller in your life, but for those of us who aren’t millionaires or flush with cash here are a few gifts that are going to make someone’s next journey that much better.

Where to find free device charge points at Newcastle Airport - Travel_Tips

There’s nothing quite like that feeling of accomplishment when you arrive at the airport with time to spare. All of a sudden you realise that you have time for a cup of coffee or a schooner of beer and a good ol’ peruse of Instagram/Twitter/Facebook/Snapchat

Hostels, Hotels, Guesthouses, Homestays or Apartments? Which should you choose while you’re travelling? - Travel_Tips

There was a time when hotels or villas were pretty much your only option while on holiday or travelling. We all accepted this and didn’t question if there were any other options available.

Films that will ignite your sense of wanderlust - Travel_Tips

Movies, films, cinema.  Whatever word you use to describe them, there’s nothing quite like one to set your sense of wanderlust alight.
The films in this list are sure to set your imagination into overdrive as you picture yourself

How to travel in style - Travel_Tips

Living the jet-set life sounds so glamourous; we see celebrities and bloggers living it up in private planes and flying first class. But for those of us who choose to spend more on the holiday than the transport, I’ll let you in on a little secret

7 tips to clearing airport security screening - Travel_tips

We know there’s nothing worse than when you go through airport security screening, and set off the walk-through metal detector, not once, twice, but

Holiday Guilt. You’re not alone. - Travel_Tips

Feel like you’re wasting time when you’re trying to unwind? You’re not the only one
Most Australians struggle to relax while on holiday.  Eight out of 10 workers recently

Reasons to travel in your 20s - Travel_Tips

The decade of your 20s is for exploration and experimentation. Make a choice to meet new people, taste new food, see new cities, and try new things, just because you want to. Make the choice to travel

How to create the best travel Instagram - Travel_Tips

With an average of 70 million photos posted on Instagram every day, it’s really not hard to believe that every two minutes we take more pictures than the whole of humanity did in the 1800s

6 things you don’t need to pack - Travel_tips

Packing for a holiday can present some unexpected challenges, mainly deciding between what you want to pack and what you need to pack.

Five of the best travel apps - Travel_tips

The app store is bursting at the seams with travel apps all claiming to revolutionise the way you travel.  The problem is, how do you know which ones to believe

Four often overlooked travel accessories - Travel_Tips

When you’re away from home you can find yourself turning into the Macgyver of travel using whatever you have on hand to get by – a scarf can double as a clothes line

Take a digital detox next time you travel - Travel_tips

Travelling in 2015 is easy. All from the palm of your hand you can book a ticket, touch base with your mum, check a restaurant menu, send your friend directions, and plan the next stops on your itinerary. It makes you wonder: how on earth did people run their lives

Stay healthy on holiday - Travel_Tips

There’s nothing worse than going on holidays only to be struck down with a severe cold / migraine headache / a 24-hour bug / a massive allergic reaction. I’ve been unfortunate to go through all of these; some unfortunately while stuck in a plane.

14 must pack items for carry on - Travel_Tips

Newcastle Airport are advocates for packing light—but in your mission to keep your carry-on under seven kilograms, don’t forget these essential items.

Why you should travel with your partner - Travel_Tips

There’s wives tales about how your partner treats their parents is how you can expect they’ll treat you. What I’ve found to be an even more reliable barometer of relationship success

How to avoid blowing the 7kg weight limit for carry on - Travel_Tips

This is a standard limit set by the airlines and is ample if you’re also checking in a suitcase. If you’re travelling with carry-on luggage only, it pays make sure you’re not overweight

Ditch your boring day job and get paid to travel - Travel_Tips

This is probably the most obvious travel-job you can think of, but it’s certainly not the easiest. Case in point, if you want to join the Virgin Australia Cabin Crew, there are a range of skills you must have such as first aid training, food and beverage

The worst type of travelling companions - Travel_Tips

I’ve been fortunate to do decent bit of travel. I’ve travelled with family, my partner, with an organised group tour, and have also travelled solo. For the most-part, I’ve experienced some great travel companions; but I haven’t always struck the jackpot

Travel agents aren’t passé; how to find a great one - Travel_Tips

The wonderful world wide web has made booking your own travel seem easy and cheap.
But, sometimes booking your holiday can be overwhelming and considerably time consuming

How to balance your urge to travel with your work - Travel_Tips

Work-life balance can sometimes seem fictional – like unicorns, and getting a full eight hours sleep – but it’s not as though these things don’t exist*, you just have to create time for them

How to get the best seat on a plane - Travel_Tips

If you've ever traveled on a commercial jet, you probably know to avoid picking the middle seat in a row of three. If you purchase a last-minute ticket or you didn't select a seat before check-in, you might not have any other choice

The types of people you’ll meet when you travel - Travel_Tips

Travel exposes you to new places, cultures, and people. Some of the most interesting people you will encounter are fellow travellers.Travellers come from all walks of life, they can be rich, poor, smart, or silly

Things you didn’t know about airline food - Travel_Tips

In the sky, due to the reduced-pressure environment of the aircraft cabin, water boils at 90 degrees Celsius. Any tea connoisseur knows this isn’t hot enough for the correct brewing

How to put your business travel on a budget - Travel_Tips

Long gone are the days of luxurious and automatic business class travel if you are travelling for work. Instead, these days it’s all about the bottom line and staying under budget

5 travel lessons to take with you everywhere - Travel_Tips

The saying “travel is the only thing that you buy that makes you richer” is quite insightful. When you book the flights for your next adventure, the cardboard ticket that lets you board the plane isn’t the only thing you get in exchange

How to travel when you have no money - Travel_Tips

I bet most of us would consider it unthinkable or impossible to live like a globetrotter.Obviously having money helps this cause, but a lack of it shouldn’t prevent you

Six questions to ask before you book your next holiday - Travel_Tips

Depending on your personality type, you’ll plan your holiday one of two ways: book every part of your holiday so you can tell someone exactly what you’ll be doing at any given moment OR you’ll book your one-way ticket

10 travel hacks you need to know - Travel_Tips

The team HotelsCombined put their heads together to come up with a list of their top ten travel hacks to help out travellers in this busy travel

Travel safety hacks every woman needs to know - Travel_Tips

Having travelled internationally solo, I know that the secret to staying safe can be different for men and women. For all my fellow female solo travellers, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Here are some lessons

How to save money when you’re booking flights - Travel_Tips

I’m someone who makes no apologies for saving up annual leave for my next holiday. In my travels I’ve learnt a thing or two about how to secure a great deal on airfares

Travel tips from industry insiders - Travel_Tips

One of the perks of working at an Airport is collecting travel tips from industry insiders and gypsy globetrotters that are forever roaming the world/building that I work in
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