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26 October, 2015

Phew! Looking through the sporting calendar, every week somewhere on planet Earth, there’s a World Series or World Cup highlighting one sporting code or another to go to, football, rugby, hockey, cricket, golf, tennis, you name it! And when there isn’t a featured major worldwide event there is always a State of Origin match, Grand Final in League, AFL, netball, darts or snooker somewhere in our great country.

So that’

  • Smart Locks for Travellers
    8 January, 2013

    When backpacking across multiple continents where protocols and languages may change at every border control, travelling internationally or domestically for business or to visit family and friends, especially if your trip takes you through the USA

  • Masters Games 2012
    17 November, 2012

    Easy Travel Insurance are extremely proud to announce the Aussie Warriors took home the Gold in the Mens 30's Touch Footy tournament. Well done to you all!

  • Rio Tinto Ride to Conquer Cancer 2012
    23 August, 2012

    Hi Everyone,

    I thought I would send out a quick note letting everyone know how the ride went last weekend.(18th & 19th August 2012)

    We left the University of Queensland, St Lucia, on Saturday morning at around 7am and made our

  • Airtime
    11 July, 2012

    Assuming you had enough carry-on baggage allowance for the first commercially available 1kg brick back in 1983, it has been drummed into us that to fly with your mobile telephone switched on, or heaven forbid, to use it in-flight would send your p


Passport Emergency

12 September, 2011

Pamela is a bright, outgoing Chilean student, working and studying in Australia at the University of Queensland as a Doctorate Candidate of Bio Engineering. Through a combination of diligent hard work, unrivalled passions devoted to this field over many years and a keen interest to further research in a world renowned and worthy topic, Pamela is invited to present a segment at a conference in Queenstown, New Zealand. Being attended by her peer

Travel Updates

Chart Topping Destinations

4 March, 2012

The jury is in, and the most popular World Wide destinations for outbound tourists from Australia in 2011 have been published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Not surprisingly the top of this list features "The Famous Five" for Australians seeking to take advantage of a surging dollar, New Zealand, Indonesia, USA, Thailand and the United Kingdom. Each of these chart toppers have a certain and sometimes very obvious appeal, perhaps off

  • Australias' #1 Destination of Choice
    3 March, 2012

    New Zealand

    So much more to offer than given credit for, New Zealand, has long been identified as one of the most popular destinations for travellers, but the appeal of these rugged islands is certainly not a new fad, with

  • Australias' #2 Destination of Choice
    2 March, 2012


    When the waves of the Indian Ocean swept through Indonesian islands, villages and resorts, on Boxing Day 2004, perhaps the most destructive tsunami in history left more than 150,000 people dead or missing and mil

  • Australias' #3 Destination of Choice
    1 March, 2012

    United States of America

    It’s true that the weak US dollar is a huge draw card for travellers, and is surely one of the most significant reasons for a surge in visitors to North America. With improved air services fr

  • Australias' #4 Destination of Choice
    29 February, 2012


    Such an obvious Top 5 destination, Thailand has everything to offer travellers who are looking for unrivalled value for money. Being home to an infinitely interesting mix of architecture and cultural heritage that

  • Australias' #5 Destination of Choice
    28 February, 2012

    United Kingdom

    England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales! The United Kingdom has long been a mecca for tourists, a source of migration to Australia, and a tonic for homesick ex-pats; streaming back and forth, following

  • Choose The Right Profile
    27 January, 2012

    Choose the Right Profile... Nowadays that’s settings on smart phones, mobiles, pcs and macs; but it’s still about real life too. 

    Before boarding a jet plane and speeding halfway round the globe, and back again for good me

  • Travel Scammers
    13 October, 2011

    We all like to think that we are the savviest of all travellers and the scams we hear about seem glaringly obvious. True, when you are sitting in the comfort of your own home it’s easy to believe that only a “Right Mug” would get

  • Cheap European Travel - Interrailing
    27 August, 2011

    Largely unadvertised and seldom discussed is the phenomenon of Interrailing – in the good ‘ole days it was a disgustingly cheap way to travel through Europe on a shoestring, allowing me and my mates (and some others!) an opportunity to

Travel Insurance

Jargon Explained

29 April, 2012

Many people are baffled and befuddled by the terms and phrases employed by insurers the world over when requesting information or explaining their products. Sometimes this confusion can put some prospective customers off buying travel insurance, leaving them open to big losses, when an informed small outlay invested in the correct policy could save not just peace of mind, but potentially crippling medical costs or travel upheaval.

To h

  • Expect The Unexpected
    11 December, 2011

    Travelling is such a popular pastime these days, seen by many as our best way to widen the divide between cultures, to broaden our minds (and that of our friends, at dinner parties everywhere!) and it is arguably one of the best ways to live a ful

  • Top 10 Reasons To Buy Travel Insurance
    13 July, 2011

    Ranging from a lost bag to an emergency medical evacuation, there are many reasons that could leave you needing the help of Easy Travel Insurance and QBE. Hopefully you will never need our help to return home unexpectedly or provide emergency cash

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