• Terms & conditions: Virgin Australia Hong Kong competition

    Information on how to enter the Win a trip to Hong Kong with Virgin Australia reader contest forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions. 1. Entry is restricted to Australian residents aged 18 years old or over; s...

    POSTED 18 Jun, 2017 0 Comments

  • The Pan-Am Experience lets you relive the glory days of flying

    The glory days of air travel are alive and well, in an unlikely location - an industrial estate in Los Angeles. The Pan Am Experience aims to capture the glamour and style of the mid-century flying experience, and is part of a company called Air Hollywood, which rents out replica airc...

    POSTED 9 Jun, 2017 4 Comments

  • How to get a visa invitation letter to visit Russia

    Applying for a Russian visa can be a daunting task, given that any visit to Russia requires a formal invitation to visit the country – usually by way of a visa invitation letter or visa support letter – which you’ll need to submit alongside your visa application to be successful...

    POSTED 7 Jun, 2017 10 Comments

  • Hong Kong's airline-themed Runway cocktail bar ready for take-off

    As if Hong Kong didn't already have a dizzying choice of bars, here's one more to put on the to-visit list. Opening this week is the flight-themed Runway bar. Located – where else – in the bar hotspot of Lan Kwai Fong, on Wyndham Street, the decor includes small propellers, aircraf...

    POSTED 9 May, 2017 1 Comment

  • Tesla has plenty more up its sleeve after the Model 3

    After Tesla reported earnings on Wednesday, Elon Musk cracked open the lid on his box of secrets. While most investors focused on rising costs and execution risk as he prepares for his most important product launch, the CEO dropped a pile of hints about what new adventures may be in store for th...

    POSTED 5 May, 2017 2 Comments

  • Your essential guide to Vancouver's best restaurants and bars

    Vancouver is Australia's most popular North American destination outside of the USA, with daily Air Canada flights from Sydney and Brisbane, seasonal services from Qantas (in June-July 2017 and December 2017-January 2018) and, across December 2017 to February 2018, a seasonal Melbourne-Vancouver ...

    POSTED 5 May, 2017 4 Comments

  • Dining at Heston Blumenthal's three-Michelin-starred The Fat Duck

    Imagine a restaurant where there’s no such thing as a menu: instead, a map with a magnifying glass to use as you embark on a degustation journey – one of a calming day spent on a childhood holiday and centred on your own personal memories and experiences. That’d be a big ask of...

    POSTED 1 May, 2017 10 Comments

  • Australia now boasts two of the world

    Two Australian eateries have been recognised in this year’s rankings of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants – and both of those come from the foodie haven of Victoria. Melbourne’s Attica ascends the ranks to #32 – up from #33 last year – crowning it also The Best ...

    POSTED 6 Apr, 2017 5 Comments

  • BMW's new 2017 5 Series lands mid-March

    BMW’s all-new 5 Series will roll into Australian dealerships around the middle of March, and the German marque expects they’ll quickly roll back out again with fans of the ‘5’ behind the wheel. The seventh-generation of BMW’s desirable executive sedan takes many o...

    POSTED 15 Feb, 2017 0 Comments

  • The AusBT Christmas Gift Guide

    Finding the perfect gift during the holiday season can be tricky, so we’ve put together this handy Christmas gift guide of our top picks for the stocking this year. Tag Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 01 The Carrera Calibre Heuer 01 marks a new design direction for the Swiss brand’s i...

    POSTED 6 Dec, 2016 0 Comments

  • Your handy guide to catching taxis in Singapore

    Taxis are arguably the easiest way to get around Singapore. They're clean, comfortable, air-conditioned and incredibly affordable. But they can also be a little confusing, as the city has three different grades of cabs – each with different flagfall rates and per-kilometre fees. Here&rsqu...

    POSTED 18 Oct, 2016 8 Comments

  • Advice for travellers to Thailand following the death of the King

    The passing of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej can present a challenge for business travellers to Bangkok and Thailand. The Thai monarch ruled for 70 years, and was deeply loved by the Thai people in a way many Westerners can find hard to understand. The public outpouring of grief lead...

    POSTED 17 Oct, 2016 3 Comments

  • Expert tips for attending China's Canton Fair trade expo

    The twice-yearly Canton Fair is a goldmine for buyers seeking Chinese suppliers and products for import and sale in Australia, but the sheer size and scope of the Guangzhou mega-expo can also make it an overwhelming experience. The forthcoming Autumn 2016 Canton Fair, for example, is divided int...

    POSTED 29 Sep, 2016 0 Comments

  • Welcome to the new Australian Business Traveller

    It's been almost six years since we launched Australian Business Traveller (our actual birthday is November 1 – feel free to send us a card and some cake). Plenty has changed in those six years, which means a change to our website is long overdue. So, welcome to the new AusBT –...

    POSTED 16 Sep, 2016 0 Comments

  • Introducing our new online community

    With over 730,000 visitors every month, AusBT is already Australia’s most popular website for business travellers and frequent flyers – and now there's an online community to go with it. It's a community where readers can discuss airlines and frequent flyer programs, hotels and credi...

    POSTED 16 Sep, 2016 0 Comments

  • Uber 'scheduled rides' now let you book cars in advance

    Uber passengers in selected areas of Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Brisbane can now pre-book their ride rather than gamble on a car being nearby and available when they need it. It’s a feature which will definitely be handy for those 5am trips to the airport! The ‘scheduled rides&rsq...

    POSTED 15 Sep, 2016 6 Comments

  • The basics of doing business in Zurich, Geneva, Switzerland

    Switzerland is a major hub for bankers and other travellers in the financial sectors with Zurich and Geneva attracting scores of high-end high flyers each and every year. But in a country with four national languages and different cultural norms from one city to the next, visiting for the first-...

    POSTED 31 Aug, 2016 4 Comments

  • What will it be like to travel in the Hyperloop at 1,120km/h?

    You're seated in a sealed pod that's levitating inside the partial vacuum of a seemingly endless tunnel, and hurtling along at over 1,000km per hour. The Hyperloop concept sounds pretty spectacular from just about any angle, but for travellers it'll be a bit of a snooze. The passenger pods have...

    POSTED 29 Aug, 2016 11 Comments

  • Spotlight: New ANZ Rewards Travel Adventures credit card

    The new ANZ Rewards Travel Adventures credit card offers a range of features for globetrotters including a Virgin Australia domestic return flight each year until the card is cancelled after spending $500 on eligible purchases in the first three months1 , no overseas transaction fee on purchases ...

    POSTED 23 Aug, 2016 0 Comments

  • What to do when travelling interstate or overseas on Census night

    Tuesday August 9 marks Census night in Australia – but what if not in Australia for the nationwide tally? Travellers who find themselves overseas on the night of August 9, including Australian citizens, don't need to complete the Census. That happy exemption comes out because the Cen...

    POSTED 3 Aug, 2016 6 Comments

  • Sydney-Melbourne in three hours on 350km/h, $200bn bullet train

    It's the Aussie bullet train which would let you travel between Sydney and Melbourne in under three hours, hurtling along a dedicated high-speed line at speeds up to 350km/h. The cost? A whopping $200 billion. The pitch? Built by a private consortium and funded by land development along the 900...

    POSTED 14 Jul, 2016 66 Comments

  • Your guide to doing business in Taiwan (Republic of China)

    Taiwan and its capital city Taipei are mega-hubs in the tech industry, housing the headquarters of companies like Acer, Asus and HTC, along with the lesser-known Foxconn, but which manufactures tech for global giants such as Apple, Amazon and Microsoft. Visiting Taipei is easy from Australia wit...

    POSTED 7 Jul, 2016 2 Comments

  • AusBT reader survey: win a trip to London in $8,000 prize pool

    Congratulations to the winners in our 2016 reader survey contest: Marcus Dabner, Craig Dowsett, Mitch Grant, Steven Howell, Michael Lieu, Kasey Old, Andrew Wilmot and Kade Wise. It's time for the annual Australian Business Traveller reader survey, when w...

    POSTED 1 Jul, 2016 0 Comments

  • Terms & conditions: AusBT 2016 reader survey competition

    Information on how to enter the competition associated with the Australian Business Traveller 2016 Reader Survey, mechanics for entry and the prizes for the competition form part of these terms and conditions. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and condi...

    POSTED 1 Jul, 2016 0 Comments

  • 10 ways travellers can shave thousands off their tax bill

    It’s tax time again, and for many businesses that means one last chance to make any tax deductible purchases before the financial year comes to a close. Whether you head a large company or spend time on the road as a sole trader, here are 10 travel-related expenses that you may be able to ...

    POSTED 24 Jun, 2016 1 Comment

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