7 top tips for women planning to travel alone

Travel is the only thing you can buy that will make you richer. It will expose you to different cultures and a whole new world of sights, sounds and food. Not to mention, travelling can be an incredibly rewarding and spiritual experience. In fact, new research by Culture Trip found that 49% of people who travel return from their trip with a greater cultural understanding and a new confidence in themselves,...

ARN and Jetstar giveaway $95,000 in travel

To celebrate Jetstar’s 15th Birthday, ARN teamed up with Wavemaker and Jetstar to give away $95,000 worth of travel nationally in one day. The KIIS network made listeners’ travel dreams come true with 13 surprise door drops by breakfast teams across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. KIIS 1065’s Kyle & Jackie O in Sydney, KIIS 101.1’s Jase & PJ in Melbourne, 97.3FM’s...

Uber adds Tube and bus London public transport travel info to its app

Uber is integrating London public transport information into its app in a bid to compete with navigation apps including Citymapper and Google Maps. Tube, train, bus, tram, shuttle and boat information data is now available under a Public Transport feature, providing users with fastest route, real-time schedules and walking directions to and from stops and stations. Transport for London (TfL) said it...

How to Assess Security Risks While Traveling

While we can’t predict the next crisis, preparing for the worst and taking charge of our own personal security are essential steps. Tourists who researched security conditions in Sri Lanka before the Easter Sunday terror attacks would have found that travel advisories ranked the threat of terrorism as low. The church and hotel bombings on the island shattered that outlook, underscoring how attacks...

Kiwi travellers may be aware of unethical travel, but they’re not avoiding it – survey

New Zealanders want to make ethical choices about where they travel and what they do when they are there, but don’t spend enough time doing their homework before booking a holiday, according to a new survey. The issue of unethical travel was highlighted last week when Kim Kardashian caused outrage after posing with what critics say is an abused elephant for an Instagram photo. Retail chain Kathmandu...

Saudi Arabia’s Absher App: Controlling Women’s Travel While Offering Government Services

Questions and Answers In Saudi Arabia, citizens and residents can use Absher, an online government platform, to access Interior Ministry services. Absher comes as a mobile app available for iPhones and Android phones, as well as an online portal. It offers e-services including renewing passports, applying for ID cards, paying traffic tickets, applying for or renewing migrant workers’ visas, and obtaining...

Best Adventure Plans For Travel In West Coast Of USA

One of the greatest qualities of USA is its cultural diversity along with the convenience of travel from any place to another. The west coast of USA is particular is on the warmer side, with great outdoor activities, adventures and amazing food options. West Coast of USA is picturesquely beautiful with amazing landscapes, and pristine seaside. Every adventure and sea lover must pay a visit to USA’s...

Travelling to Cuba from the USA? Here’s what we know about the new restrictions so far

New restrictions were announced last night for US travellers wishing to visit Cuba, throwing the travel industry into confusion about whether Americans will still be able to vacation there. Travel to Cuba from the USA has been difficult for decades but during his presidency, Barack Obama eased many restrictions, sparking a renewal in interest in vacationing on the Caribbean island in 2015. Despite...

American, JetBlue, Alaska Airlines hit by brief computer outage — again

Travelers on American, Alaska and JetBlue airlines ran into travel trouble Monday during a brief computer outage, the second in a month. Passengers took to Twitter to complain about not being able to check in for flights or book flights among other issues, and lines began to form at some airports as some airlines had to write manual tickets. The problem, as with a similar incident on March 26, was...

You’re Not Tipping Your Hotel Housekeeper Enough

Last week, CNBC shared a horrid new video about a cool “tipping hack” designed to let you keep a buck or two, supposedly without leaving you feeling like a scummy goblin even as you shortchange waitstaff. Here’s the thing: Tipping is already a comprehensively terrible system that relies on the whims of consumers to decide whether or not service-industry workers get paid that day, without CNBC...