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Dangers of public Wi-Fi: advice for travellers

We’re constantly tapping into free Wi-Fi in public places and never had an issue. Well, unless you count enormous credit card fraud as an issue.

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How agencies can up the ante on digital skills

Travel agencies need to be upskilled on social media and digital tools, and pronto! Not that we can talk, though, we still can’t log into Twitter.

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Webjet boasts new tool to convert sales

Do you seethe at the first mention of Online Travel Agents? Does their success make your blood boil? We suggest you look away now.

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What the CEOs of online booking sites earn

We’re not jealous of these Chief Executives at all because we know money isn’t everything. Oh, who are we kidding, we’re miserable.

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Business travellers book more with mobile than other travellers

Business travellers book and pay with mobile more than any other traveller. But do they have higher phone bills than the rest of us too?

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Mishandled baggage down 70% in last 10 years

Our nan taught us to tie a coloured ribbon on our suitcase to better identify them. The streamers flailing around on our bag are just for extra pizzazz.

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Hot tips to avoiding global roaming charges

We tried to pass off our $400 phone bill as a work expense, and we almost got away with it until our boss overheard us bragging.

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19 Must-have Travel Apps

As honourable travel editors, we have an abundance of travel apps on our phone. Not that we know how to use them, mind.

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How VR is changing the way people buy travel

Virtual Reality is putting the whole world in the traveller’s hand. Well, not in their hand, more in their face with those weird headset things.

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Our exclusive chat with Expedia CEO on travel agents in an online world

by Tara Harrison

We flew all the way to Singapore for an exclusive tête-à-tête with Expedia head honcho Dara Khosrowshahi, and they didn’t even spring for Business Class.

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52% of travellers swayed by Facebook photos: study

All of our Facebook friends’ photos inspired us to travel. And by ‘friends’ we mean the public profiles we stalk because we only have 4 friends.

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Google tries hand at packaging travel

by Hannah Edensor

Does Google’s global domination fill you with a hot fiery rage? Well turn the air-con on and prepare to feel angry.

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