Damaged Baggage: Can I claim against the airline?
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If you’re well travelled, chances are your suitcase has taken a battering during transit. Sometimes it’s just minor scuffing and scratching but what happens when your suitcase arrives on the … Read More

Travel Insurance Claim Fraud – is it really a victimless crime?
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Do you know someone who has done it?  Maybe you’ve been tempted yourself. Is it OK if you’re only inflating the value of a lost item by a few dollars?  … Read More

Hotel, Hostel or B&B? What sort of traveller are you?
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The type of accommodation you choose really depends on the style of holiday you are looking to take. If you are a very laid back, book-as-you-go kind of person, a … Read More

Travelling with Medication and Medical Devices – what you need to know
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Do you take prescription medication, supplements or vitamins?  Do you need to use medical devices such as needles, syringes or health monitoring machines? If you are planning to travel overseas, … Read More

Contagious Diseases Series: Typhoid and Paratyphoid
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Typhoid and paratyphoid are bacterial infections which can spread throughout the body and affect various organs.  Left untreated, they can result in serious complications and even prove fatal. Typhoid fever … Read More

Hostel Theft Risk: Keeping your belongings safe
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For some, staying in a hostel is the only way to go.  For others, it is a necessity particularly when it comes to stretching the travel budget. Whatever your reason … Read More

Denied Boarding – Are you entitled to compensation?
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If you’ve ever been denied boarding, you’ll know just how downright annoying it is. No one likes to be denied boarding so what are your rights if the airline refuses … Read More

Contagious Diseases Series: Hepatitis
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Hepatitis is an illness that causes inflammation and damage to the liver.  It affects liver function and is usually caused by an infection. Whilst there are several types of Hepatitis, … Read More

What happens if you die overseas?
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We all hope it never happens but the sad truth is that sometimes, a holiday ends in tragedy. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, approximately 1,300 Australians … Read More

Yoga and Wellness Retreats: Pros and Cons
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Many of us secretly wish we had the willpower and discipline of a ‘Yogi’ but find it too difficult to find the time to book a class or follow a … Read More

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