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Airborne: Plane truth of pregnant travel

Thu, 16 Aug 2007 14:00:00 GMT

MOTHERS-to-be need to plan their holidays and air travel with some extra care, advises Aslan Shand.


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Air travel: Best airfares in the world

Wed, 24 Oct 2007 14:00:00 GMT

THERE'S a new generation of discount airlines offering low fares around the world, says Brian Johnston. Don't miss out with our guide to the best bargains.


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Airline: Luggage lost just excess baggage

Wed, 22 Aug 2007 14:00:00 GMT

THE Australian airline industry loses up to 200,000 passenger bags a year ? some of which end up being donated to charities when their owners cannot be found.


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Global traveller: Tipping can be tricky business

Thu, 16 Aug 2007 14:00:00 GMT

EVERY country has its own specific tipping culture so, before taking off, Mr it's essential to sus out the tipping protocol of your destination from a reliable source.


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Opinion: Sorry, but I have to fly

Wed, 01 Aug 2007 14:00:00 GMT

JAMES Norman, a former Greenpeace worker, says claims that the travel industry is to blame for global warming are out of proportion with the facts.


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Holiday surgery: Medical tourism warts-and-all

Fri, 04 May 2007 14:00:00 GMT

LIBBY Peacock puts medical tourism in Asia under the knife as she examines the growing popularity of holiday surgery and the region's medical facilities that offer it.


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Carbon emissions: Fly with a green conscience

Sat, 17 Mar 2007 13:00:00 GMT

YOU don't need to ride a donkey to go carbon-neutral on your globe-trotting travels. Eco-conscious travellers can offset their flights' carbon emissions.


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Luxury digs: Hotel heaven

Tue, 06 Mar 2007 13:00:00 GMT

TELL us about your favourite luxury hotels ? even if you've only ever admired them from the foyer or dreamt of staying a night between their satin sheets.


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Frequent flying: No getting over the jet lag

Tue, 30 Jan 2007 13:00:00 GMT

FREQUENT flying offers no immunity from jet lag, according to researchers who report that flight crews are no more protected from its effects than casual flyers.


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Take a break: Mid life shift to 'gap year'

Thu, 18 Jan 2007 13:00:00 GMT

GAP year travel is no longer the domain of school leavers, as Australians postpone the big overseas trip until they are established in their careers.


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