What It’s Like To Be An Aussie Trapped Overseas During This Pandemic
It's been exactly 10 days since I touched down in London.
It's been exactly 10 days since I touched down in London.
To ease you out of the doom and gloom that is the coronavirus pandemic, a number of hotels from across the globe are live streaming their views.
All non-residents will be denied entry to Australia from Friday night, in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Australians have been left stranded across the world by the coronavirus outbreak, battling a lack of guidance from the government, cancelled flights, border closures and lockdowns in their desperate bid to get home.
Qantas has slashed its flight schedule by 25 percent, with boss Alan Joyce to receive no salary for the next six months, as the airline battles to respond to a "significant" drop in travel due to coronavirus concerns.
The Coronavirus has had an unprecedented impact on global travel, and navigating insurance policies isn't always straightforward. 10 daily enlisted the help of three experts to help wade through the fine print.
Wherever you may stand on the 'recline vs. not recline' debate, surely you can agree no one deserves this.
The spreading coronavirus epidemic has shut down France's Louvre Museum, with workers who guard its famous trove of artworks fearful of being contaminated by the museum's flow of tourists from around the world.
Virgin Australia has defended how it transports pets on flights after photos sparked concern over a dog that had been left on a Sydney tarmac in hot weather.
If you've been dreaming of a good night's sleep on a long-haul flight, this might just be the news you've been waiting for.
Hundreds of travellers have been warned to contact airlines to confirm their upcoming travel plans after an Australian online flight retailer went into voluntary administration.
A hole in the wall is receiving glowing reviews on TripAdvisor, which comes as a surprise since it is literally just that - a hole in a wall.
When I first saw the viral video of an airline passenger having her reclined seat repeatedly punched by the man sitting behind her, I was shocked -- shocked that anyone could take the woman’s side.
Yes, this is definitely necessary.
More than a decade since Airbnb launched and changed the face of travel, Australia's offerings are far more professionalised and are giving travellers quirky experiences to remember.
An American Airlines passenger has been told to take her complaint to the FBI rather than the carrier after a man was filmed repeatedly punching her seat.
The Australian government has announced it is extending a travel ban for visitors arriving from mainland China, over ongoing fears of the potentially deadly coronavirus.
Border Force officials have arrested two passengers At Melbourne Airport who were busted trying to smuggle more than 100 live fish into the country.
When Irisa Yates arrived at the Grand Palace in Thailand, she was told there was a religious ceremony on and so the iconic tourist hot spot was closed for visitors.
The White House has declared a public health emergency over coronavirus, announcing foreigners who've been to China in the past two weeks will be denied entry into the country.
It may be the home of Chris Hemsworth, but it might be time to rethink your next holiday destination.
British author Alex Christofi has sliced both the internet and his books in half after his unconventional tip for packing lightly goes viral.
A US fitness model was refused entry to the Qantas business lounge for wearing activewear -- but is it high time we embrace comfort over class?
A small business owner in one of the nation's bushfire-affected areas has issued a rallying cry for Australians to "travel in their own backyard for the sake of the country" as small-town communities work to rebuild.
An Australian father-of-three who died while on an Air Canada flight to Brisbane last week, reportedly had a non-contagious case of meningitis.
Well that's one way to do it.
The U.S. has upgraded its travel warning for Australia due to the country's bushfire crisis, putting it at the same warning level as Hong Kong and Papua New Guinea.
Apocalyptic scenes of charred land, dead animals and skies blanketed in smoke are not the typical visuals tourists associate with a holiday in Australia -- but they could encourage a new type of traveller to look our way.
Are you the holder or one of the world's best passports?
If you have a fear of flying, this is the list for you.
More than 2000 people have been evacuated as Cyclone Sarai hit Fiji with more ferocity than forecast and is expected to reach the mainland on Saturday afternoon.
The remains of six people have been found after a helicopter heading to one of the most rugged and remote coastlines in Hawaii crashed at the top of a mountain on the island of Kauai, authorities said.
The top 'up-and-coming' holiday destinations for Australians have been revealed, with off-the-beaten-track locations featuring heavily.
Jetstar will cut 10 per cent of its domestic flights next month in response to multiple strikes taken by staff last week.
Around 12 percent of Jetstar flights will be cancelled this weekend, as the airline's pilots go on strike over pay and conditions.
Gone are the days of nicking a packet of soap or some tea bags.
The pilots of a Jetstar flight forgot to lower the plane's landing gear as they approached a NSW airport because the flight crew was 'distracted', The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has found.
An IT outage has left hundreds of Jetstar customers stranded at airports around the country.
A fundraiser to help the family of White Island volcano victim Hayden Marshall-Inman travel to New Zealand has raised more than $6,000.
Have you and the family been eagerly watching the latest season of The Amazing Race Australia and thinking ‘we could do that’? Well, why don’t you! These summer holidays, set off on your very own race around Australia.
They recently took out the award for the best airline in 2020, and Air New Zealand seem to have the same high standards when it comes to manners.
Matildas captain Sam Kerr has taken aim at Jetstar over a "damaged passport".
There's nothing quite like the joy of the main cabin door closing just as you've realised there is an empty row of seats next to you so you can spread.
With the end of the year fast approaching, many of us have travel on our minds.
Clear for takeoff.
Jetstar's new 14kg carry-on option is now in line with Qantas, but travelers shouldn't rejoice too soon.
Members of a Facebook backpacker group have shared their Australian themed tattoos.
National Geographic has released its list of the most exciting destinations to visit in 2020, one of which is right here in Australia.
Australians love to travel but more than 1500 were arrested or jailed overseas in the last year, with the majority being stung for sex, drugs and fraud offences.
Air New Zealand has cancelled dozens of flights in and out of Australia because of safety checks to Rolls-Royce engines on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner fleet.
We regret to inform you while we've had a pretty good stint in 2019 when it comes to our holidays, it doesn't look like this will continue into 2020.
Macaroni cheese and a steak sandwich for breakfast could be the secret to surviving the longest ever proposed commercial flight, which Qantas wants to run from London to Sydney.
Air Europa has been forced to apologise after one of its staff accidentally raised the alarm for a plane hijacking.
Everyone loves a holiday and there's a way to make your leave go even further with a simple holiday hack.
When it comes to travel, just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.
South Australian man Dean Sanderson has been identified as the victim of Tuesday's fatal zip line fall in Queensland.
Locals on the tiny, remote Lord Howe Island were stunned to wake up to the news that their home had been listed as one of the world's hottest travel destinations.
The first direct commercial flight between Sydney and New York landed in Australia after 19 hours and 16 minutes in the air.
Short-stay accommodation business Airbnb has become embroiled in the government's plan to crackdown on the black economy.
This time of year is typically a low season in Bali, but with school holidays and cheap flight deals, Australians looking for a beautiful beachside holiday flock anyway.
Tickets for tourist attractions keeping captive whales and dolphins will be banned from travel site TripAdvisor, the latest animal rights reform from the booking giant.
Turns out there’s a reason why things taste different at 30,000 feet
A dream holiday has been ruined for an elderly couple who shelled out AU$18,000 for a luxury penthouse in Ibiza that didn't exist.
More than one million Australians live overseas but employers have warned if they want to come home they could struggle to find a job.
The short answer: well, not really.
TripAdvisor stopped over one million fake reviews from hitting its site last year, as it fights back against claims it’s failing to stop fraudsters.
The family of an Australian woman being held in an Iranian jail has released a statement describing the ordeal as "distressing".
Two Australian travel influencers have been imprisoned in Iran, part-way through a long overland trip between Australia and Europe.
Kristen's love of China was clear during her time in the mansion but living abroad isn't always easy, as the 24-year-old found out.
Glamping -- a portmanteau of “glamorous” and “I’m too precious to actually go camping” -- is ideal for working families.
Sydney Airport just welcomed its one billionth passenger with streamers, balloons, fanfare and an entire media press pack.
Holiday-goers are being urged to travel to regional Australia and support rural economies during drought, but it's a big ask when it's cheaper at times to travel overseas instead.
Going into one of Brazil's most dangerous favelas was just "an adventure" for a daring Aussie, who is now trying to raise money to benefit the poor slum area.
Virgin Australia says it will cut 750 corporate and head office positions as part of a restructure after posting a "disappointing" full-year loss of $349.1 million.
Whether you’re a Sydney local or just visiting the coast, you’re going to want to jump in the car and check out these spots for some of the east’s best sunshine and sand.
A traveller has scored a private jet experience for the price of an economy ticket when he became the sole passenger on a flight from Colorado to Utah in the United States.
Holidays were a dream, but they were far from my own reality.
It’s official! Australia has a Best Town – Yallingup, WA!
I have been wearing a bright orange piece of fabric around my wrist for about three weeks now.
Dating app Tinder has introduced a 'Traveller Alert' system to protect its LGBTQ users.
Officials in Venice, Italy have booted two German tourists from the city after they were spotted making coffee at the foot of the famed Rialto Bridge on the Grand Canal.
Indonesian flag carrier Garuda withdrew a proposal to stop passengers taking photos in cabins on Wednesday after being mocked over a plan that was introduced after a travel blogger posted unflattering photos on a flight.
An unidentified and unnamed man was spotted using his bare feet to scroll through movie options while in the air.
The moment a woman walked onto a luggage conveyor belt has been captured on CCTV.
Former Bachie Matty Johnson nearly missed the most important flight of his life.
A woman has shared her "embarrassing" experience on social media explaining a flight attendant felt uncomfortable about her outfit.
Parents are being warned to stop their kids getting some temporary henna tattoos, or risk painful skin reactions and permanent scarring.
“It’s always been one of those dream things. But always too hard, too big, too much to actually do. Until you sort of realise, well no one is going to do it for you."
Qantas has vowed to unlock more than one million extra seats to frequent flyers as part of the "biggest overhaul" to the airline's loyalty program in its 32-year history.
This is not a drill. IKEA is genuinely offering to pay someone to research why Danes are so goddamn happy all the time.
If you've ever been on a train during peak hour, it's safe to say you've been exposed to the worst of humanity. But as it turns out, people are really no better behaved when it comes to travelling in the sky.
Catalin Onc and Elena Engelhardt from Germany have asked their 339,000 Instagram followers to help them reach their $16,229 (10,000 Euros) GoFundMe goal so they can ride tandem to Africa.
The creator of HBO's hit show Chernobyl has asked people to "comport yourselves with respect" when visiting the nuclear disaster site.
With The Continent suffering from "overtourism", holidaymakers are being advised to seek out new summer destinations.
A mother has described the shock of realising her sick son, who has autism, had been left behind at a Greek airport while she and her family travelled back home to the UK, completely unaware.
Here's a question: if you knew that airport officials were going to be assessing you based on what you post on social media, would you think twice about what you posted?
For those who fly a lot, it's easy to rack up frequent flyer points. But what about the more casual flyer?
Commuters in Sydney are being urged to allow extra travel time on Tuesday after a huge truck burst into flames on the Hume Highway.
A Queenslander who filmed the moment a 65,000 tonne cruise ship slammed into a Venice wharf said he thought people had been killed.
Lew Farkas is the man behind the legend of Wycliffe Well, Australia's UFO capital that was once listed as one of the top five global hot spots for UFO sightings.