All posts tagged: travel Australia

First Star to the Right and … Over the Great Barrier Reef?

Wouldn’t it be nice to see a stewardess briefly move both hands in a forward motion, sideways, and give some more instructions in that calming voice?

Travel Journalist Fakes Pregnancy to Avoid Excess Fees at the Airport and Almost Gets Away with It

Surely, everyone wants to save when they go traveling.  And although it is apparent that traveling is not a very cheap hobby, frequent travelers often have a few tricks up their sleeves.  Unusual as some these tricks seem to be, we can definitely say that these people definitely have their own travel goals. How did she do it? Travel journalist and frequent flier Rebecca Andrews has recently shown proof of this by pretending to be pregnant to get away with excess baggage fees.  On a domestic flight in Australia carried by Jetstar, Andrews created a baby bump out of her clothes and a few electronics that she wasn’t able to fit in her luggage.  She also wore a stretchable jumpsuit that allowed her to keep her laptop down her back. All these, she proudly demonstrated on a video she posted on her Instagram before her flight. “I have a small frame and decided pretending to be preggo was the most believable route to a successful hack,” Andrews argued.  “But in all seriousness, I think it …