January Flight Deals

neil on 21/01/2014 at 2:35 pm, filed under Travel

Here is a selection of the top flight deals in January. The best deals this month are flights to Asia with connections to Europe.  North American and domestic flights deals aren’t that great so let’s see what next month brings us. Fly to Europe: Fly to Europe for $1000 To get these flights, you need […]

Using The Ice Cream Currency Calculator & The Big Mac Index To Determine If A Country Is More Expensive

neil on 25/03/2013 at 1:52 pm, filed under Financial, Travel

The Big Mac Index was created in the 80s as a simplistic way of calculating how much the exact same product (a McDonald’s Big Mac) would cost in other countries. According to the latest BMI, the most expensive Big Macs come from Venezuela,  Norway, Sweden & Switzerland.  Australia ranks in the middle of the pack […]

How to Pricematch a Jetstar Flight

neil on 28/08/2012 at 9:00 am, filed under Travel

I’ve never flown Tiger Airways and as long as Jetstar keep offering their price beat guarantee, I don’t foresee this changing. What is it and why not just book with Tiger (or another cheaper airline)? Jetstar’s price beat guarantee means that it will match the price of any competitor’s price plus give you a further […]

Free Parking & Public Transport at Melbourne Airport

neil on 09/08/2012 at 9:00 am, filed under Travel

Melbourne finds itself at the hub of great airline deals such as the recent $10 fares to Sydney. To further minimize excess costs, travellers utilize different payment methods, Jetstar pricematching, bring food on the plane, and pack everything into a carry-on bag. The hardest expense to  minimize is transportation to Melbourne Airport. Your choices: Skybus […]