image
in Oceania

Tiana Templeman: Sailing solo survival guide

Get in early and stay informed for the best deals, writes Tiana Templeman.In many ways, cruising is the ideal holiday for solo travellers. There is plenty to do both on and off the ship, it’s easy to strike up a…

image
in Oceania

Flying from Auckland to Sydney aboard Air New Zealand

Nicholas Jones flies aboard NZ105 from Auckland to Sydney.Check-in: Busy but very quick thanks to automated kiosks and bag drop. There were enough staff around to help the mostly-older customers who can’t navigate the technology. Automation continues through Customs.The plane:…

image
in Oceania

Travel deals of the week (+ be in to win)

Deal of the week: Get fresh in HawaiiOne thing Hawaii is known for is its “fresher than fresh” fish. Banzai Sushi in Haleiwa, on the North Shore of Oahu, serves some of the healthiest food. Raw, locally grown organic produce…

image
in Oceania

Flying from Auckland to Sydney aboard Qantas

Winston Aldworth flies from Auckland to Sydney aboard Qantas’ QF144.The plane:A classic Boeing 737-800, the hard-working stalwart of short-haul fleets the world over, and a familiar face to regular Qantas flyers on the transtasman route. Management at the Flying Kangaroo…

Close