jet lag

How to Beat Jet Lag

Whether you are a frequent flyer or a first time traveller, jet lag can make the first days of your journey unfairly difficult. The symptoms are all too familiar; your sleep patterns are all out of sync, you feel fatigued, find it difficult to concrete and even feel sick in your stomach.

Although eliminating jet lag altogether is not yet possible, there are some precautions and steps you can take to minimise the effects.

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long flights

Get Comfortable On Your Next Long Haul Flight

A long haul flight can be a slow and tiresome way to start an overseas holiday or business trip. And with Australia being located so far away from most major continents, travelling anywhere is almost guaranteed to be a mammoth effort.

Fortunately, Alpha has put together a list of guidelines that will help you through your next long haul flight.

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airport lounge

5 First-Class Airport Lounges You Need to Visit

So you’ve finally earned extra points or miles to get a free upgrade to a first-class or business class flight.

Whatever the case is, travelling on a business flight is definitely a worthwhile experience. To inspire you to fly more and rack up those miles, here are 5 airport lounges worth getting into with a first or business-class ticket.

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solo travel

Tips for Your First Solo Trip

Traveling on your own is probably one of the most fulfilling and exciting things you can do. Sure, doing it for the first time can get scary; you’re somewhere you’ve never been to and you don’t have someone with you in case you get lost.

Once you’ve done it, however, you’ll never forget the high you’ll get for doing something so brave. If you want to do some “soul searching” or you’re planning your next adventure, going on a solo trip can be a refreshing alternative. To help you get started, here are some tips:

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home safety

How to keep your home safe while on holiday

In one week, you’ll be on your way to that much-needed 5-day vacation. You know what to pack, your flight and airport car parking is booked, and you just can’t wait to soak up some sun and surf the waves of Bondi Beach.

But before you leave for your holiday, don’t forget to make arrangements to keep your house safe while you’re away.

Thieves these days are quite smart and will go to great lengths to get inside a house. If you want peace of mind while on a trip, and don’t want to come home to an empty house, check out these tips:

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