JavaScript disabled. Please enable JavaScript to use My News, My Clippings, My Comments and user settings.

If you have trouble accessing our login form below, you can go to our login page.

If you have trouble accessing our login form below, you can go to our login page.

Traveller

Budget Holidays in Middle East

Economy class on Oman Air.

Air travel

Flight test: Oman Air economy

Tim Richards The seats are snug, but for a medium-haul flight this is a good economy-class experience.

Travellers Tips

Tips

Case study: top tips on packing your bags

Backpacker illustration

From vacuum packing to cool-weather layering, the canny traveller's luggage mantra is all about economy.

Tips

Dirt cheap or dear? How much cash do you need?

Currencies.

Jane E. Fraser suggests the amount of cash you need to survive overseas.

Map of Middle East

Travel News

Why some flights are safer than others

Delta Air Lines jet OK

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

More Travel News

Travel newsletter

Get the latest travel news delivered to your inbox every week.

Sign up now