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Mathew Lazarow
A Qantas repatriation flight has flown 15,020 kilometres from Buenos Aires to Darwin via Antarctica and touched down in Australia after a record-breaking 17 hours and 25 minutes in the air. The flight was Qantas’ longest ever non-stop flight for which passengers could purchase a ticket.
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We’re all excited to know that Australia will relax its international borders by the end of 2021! It’s time to think about the more practical aspects of travel. Are there seats on the flights you want? And importantly, will travel insurance cover COVID-19? Some travel insurers are opening up shop again with a new range...
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People often ask why travel agents still exist in the age of the internet and I have one simple answer: Travel is like a cup of coffee! Coffee, like travel, is deluged with so many different options. You can make it yourself at home and it's fairly cheap. You know exactly what is going into...
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Good drinks, great vibes and epic views: our list of the world’s best rooftop bars covers Europe, Asia, the USA and beyond. The only thing better than sipping a cocktail in the sun is sipping a cocktail in the sun high above the city streets. The best rooftop bars in the world specialize in jaw-dropping...
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An up-close and personal encounter with an African elephant is perhaps one of the most thrilling, almost spiritual experiences you can have while on safari. One of the most iconic animal species in Africa, if not the world, the elephant is also one of the most intelligent and emotionally cognisant, living in complex family structures...
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You may have hundreds of thousands of Qantas Frequent Flyer points, or you may have just a handful, but the question remains the same... what are they worth? Would you be surprised to hear that it's rarely more than 1c, and can be as low as half a cent? It depends entirely on how you...
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There is no doubt that Coronavirus has affected popular travel destinations around the world in ways that no other act or incident before it has. The interesting thing to look at is how different destinations have responded and what plans they are putting in place as they seek to recover this year and into the...
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Qantas may have operated far fewer flights than normal over the past year, but that hasn't stopped the Flying Kangaroo from being named the world's safest airline. The annual rankings from AirlineRatings.com placed Qantas at the top of the list for safety, the sixth time the airline has received the accolade. In the past, Airline...
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Tasmania's international culinary reputation is well deserved. The island state produces an astonishing array of excellent produce, from beer and berries to pork and pinot noir. These regional routes head to the source of Tasmania's famous flavours, some of which we’re including on our upcoming Amaco Tantalising Tasmania Small Group Tour and Conference. There is...
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With its gorgeous medieval towns and traditional festivities, no one does Christmas markets quite as well as Europe. So, if you’re looking something special to do next Christmas – government regulations allowing – we have the perfect destinations for you. Whether you’re looking for a magical atmosphere or goblets of gluhwein, we recommend that you...
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