How does insurance work when you rent a car?

Hire car insurance works quite differently from the insurance you’ll have on your own car. In most countries, every rental car needs a basic package of three types of cover, but how you get them varies. Find out what you need to know about rental car insurance. All rental cars have to have three basic […]

Queensland Travel Guide

Queensland is very diverse. Visitors have a choice of energetic Gold Coast holidays , the more relaxed pace of Sunshine Coast holidays or adventures in Tropical North Queensland and the remote gulf country. The countryside ranges from virgin rain forest to dry outback and from equatorial tropics to cool plateaus.  Queensland contains a narrow coastal belt running the length of […]

The top 10 largest airports in the world by passenger number

Last year we saw Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport top the table, boasting the busiest airport in the world with nearly 104 million (based on 2017 figures), but did it retain its top spot in 2018? Read on to find out more… #1 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) Holding onto the top spot, with an increase […]

Air China orders 20 Airbus A350-900s…

Air China has placed an order for 20 Airbus A350-900s, valued at approximately $6.54 billion, based on list prices, The A350s are slated for deliveries from 2020 through 2022. Air China currently operates 10 A350-900s. A fresh order for wide-body aircraft would help Airbus in wide-body orders as it recorded negative tally of 35 jets, […]

Revision in Nepal Visa Fee

Please be aware that we have been advised that the Nepal government is implementing revised Tourist Visa Fee structure w.e.f. July 17, 2019. According to the revised structure: Foreigners visiting Nepal on a 15-day multiple-entry tourist visa will have to pay US $ 30 per person in fees, from existing US $ 25 per person. Those obtaining 30-day multiple-entry tourist visa will have to pay US $ 50 […]

World’s most powerful passports for 2019 revealed

While Australia is in the top ten in the latest Henley Passport Index, the Indian passport has dropped further down on the list. The world’s most powerful passport in the third quarter of 2019 is Japan and Singapore’s passport, according to the Henley Passport Index, with citizens enjoying visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 189 destinations across […]

Costa Rica

To many, Costa Rica’s charm lies in its lush rainforests, unspoiled beaches and abundance of wildlife. With breathtaking landscapes and a myriad of creatures – from toucans to monkeys to jaguars – it’s easy to see why. Where else can you hike active volcanoes, zip line through cloud-covered rainforests and surf warm turquoise waters within […]

Hong Kong

To outsiders, Hong Kong can raise a lot of questions: “Is it part of China or not?” “Is it one island or two?” “Do they speak English or Mandarin? Or both?” And foreigners have a good reason to ask them. This territory, made of multiple islands, returned to China’s possession in 1997 after more than […]

Sydney

Sydney is both a laid-back beachside town and a thriving metropolis that boasts some of the Southern Hemisphere’s best surf, landmarks and activities. Whether you’re looking to watch a show at the iconic Opera House, take to the waves at Bondi Beach or explore trendy areas like The Rocks and Darling Harbour, Sydney features something […]

Barcelona

Barcelona contains both the authentically historic and the wildly bizarre. From the scenic trails of the colorful Park Güell to the romantic narrow alleys of Barri Gòtic; from the beachside nightclubs to the city’s dozens of sacred churches and architectural marvels, this city by the sea seems to attract all types: the adventurer, the couple, […]