I fly Scoot to Singapore on the super cheap

A toddler is giving away cheapie air fares. No joke.  My favourite no-frills airline Scoot is celebrating its third birthday with super cheap flights Australia-Singapore. If you come to the birthday party and fly Scoot out of Australia, the toddler airline will take you home economy class just for the cost of your unavoidable taxes only. ScootContinue reading “I fly Scoot to Singapore on the super cheap”

15 tips for cheap flights 2015

The Australian dollar’s steep decline makes us much more budget conscious about travel. We’re likely to be more thoughtful about if and where we go and how we’ll get there in 2015. We want our bucks to matter more. My 15 tips for cheap flights 2015 What’s it to be? A no-frills airline or bells andContinue reading “15 tips for cheap flights 2015”

Mobile phone calls on planes? Just say no

So you’re finally sitting comfortably in your seat, kicked off your shoes, the plane is cruising smoothly at 30,000 feet, you’ve ordered a drink and you’re five minutes into a good movie. Suddenly a mobile phone rings shrilly and the woman sitting next to you answers it. “YeahhowareyouyeahI’m fine yeah. Yeahyeahwe’vejustakenoffandtheflightisOKsofar. Andyeahyeahwhatdidyousay? Ohreallyhowwasthatforyou? NoIdunnowhatwewillgetfordinneryet. Ohmygoddidhereallysaythat?Continue reading “Mobile phone calls on planes? Just say no”