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Travel Story: Top deals: Stopover and stay for free

Angie Tomlinson

Want a discounted stopover with free accommodation and tours? 

The Travel Club Show : Discovering Lombok

Staff Writer

Water buffalo strolling along the beach, water swings against a sunset backdrop, a mesmerising underwater sculpture off the Gili Islands. Angie Tomlinson chats with Niall McIlroy about her experiences in Lombok.

Arrivals & Departures: British Airways' earlybird fares: Perth to London return for $1311

Angie Tomlinson

British Airways has launched its earlybird fares on flights from Australia to the United Kingdom and Europe, with deals across economy, premium economy and business classes.

Arrivals & Departures: Futuristic robots to deliver room service at Singapore hotels

Angie Tomlinson

Next time you order room service at Singapore's two Hotel Jen properties, it will likely be delivered by the hotels’ newest employees, Jeno and Jena. Did we mention Jeno and Jena are robots?

Arrivals & Departures: Rail and sail: Land and sea pairing on the up

Angie Tomlinson

Travellers are increasingly combining a cruise itinerary with a train journey to get the most out of their holidays on land and at sea.

Arrivals & Departures: Some travel insurers reinstate cover as Bali’s volcano threat lessens

Angie Tomlinson

As the rumblings from Bali’s Mt Agung subside, a few travel insurers are reinstating cover and lifting restrictions on past policies.

Aviation: Cathay Pacific's new "passenger-pleasing" Perth-Hong Kong A350

Geoffrey Thomas

With higher cabin humidity for a more comfortable flight and better fuel efficiency, the new Airbus service maintains Cathay Pacific's reputation as an industry leader, says our aviation expert.

Arrivals & Departures: Luke Mangan teams up with Belmond for luxury foodie rail adventure

Gemma Nisbet

The acclaimed Australian chef will join a three-day South-East Asian journey aboard the high-end Eastern & Oriental Express in March.

Travel Story: Bali's uncrowded neighbour offers beachside bliss

Angie Tomlinson

It's not hard to find the beach cliche of white sand and blue water in Lombok — and now's the time to visit.

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