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New electronics regulations for travellers to UK and USA

On Tuesday 21 March, the USA and UK governments announced some new regulations that will affect travellers to both countries. Both the UK and the USA have imposed a ban on the carriage of certain electronic devices on flights that originate in certain countries / ports. Both governments have essentially banned any electronic device that […]

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Travel News – China Visa Requirements

China – Temporary suspension of urgent processing The Chinese Embassy in Canberra has advised that for the month of March there will be no processing of 2 and 3 day urgent visas due to the high volume of applications being lodged at the Chinese Visa Service Centre.  Please allow up to 8 working days for […]

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Travel News: Virgin Australia changes airfare structure

Virgin Australia (VA) is implementing a new fare structure for domestic, trans-Tasman, international short-haul and international long-haul flights from 7 September 2016. ‘Fares For You’ will replace the existing fare structure and offer 9 fare types across the VA network. The domestic fare structure will see the introduction of the Getaway, Elevate, Freedom, Business Saver […]

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Campus Travel 2016 Travel Grant Series – applications now open

Campus Travel together with their sister brand Student Flights have launched this year’s Travel Grant program. Due to the growing volume of applications, there are two Travel Grants – one for tertiary students and a second grant for academic professionals. If you’re a tertiary student, researcher, professor or academic professional looking to further your knowledge […]

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Travel – Australian Border Force Strikes; delays expected at international airports

Australian Immigration and Border Protection staff are proposing rolling strikes.  Strike action will affect international departures and arrivals from all Australian airports between Tuesday 22 March and Thursday 31 March (including Easter weekend but excluding Saturday 26 March). Please click here to view the schedule of strike action to take place around the country from tomorrow. The stoppages will […]

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Qantas tightens check-in times

University travellers should note the new check-in times for Australian domestic and regional flights effective 5th August. Travellers with checked baggage will need to drop their bags at bag drop at least 30 minutes before domestic flight departures and 90 minutes before international flight departures. Qantas Club members without luggage can check-in no later than […]

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Travel Insurance – Top Up Cover for periods over 6 months

The University purchases travel insurance for all staff and students travelling interstate or overseas on approved University travel. The travel insurance is limited to 6 month periods.  If you are working, studying or travelling overseas, you will be covered under the University’s policy for a period of 180 days from the date that you leave […]

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Spendvision is changing it’s name to Fraedom

Effective Sunday 10th May, the University’s Expense Management System Spendvision, will be renamed to Fraedom.  Your username and passwords remain the same and current links will redirect, so you don’t need to do anything. When you login to Fraedom, you will now be able to access additional functionality such as: Pin your favourites to a […]

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BTTB Travel Management Awards – UoA shortlisted!

The University of Adelaide was recently shortlisted for the BTTB Travel Programme of the Year Award.  The other finalists were Monash University and Q Travel (Queensland Government). The Travel Programme of the Year recognises a buyer organisation that not only manages its travel effectively, but also raises the profile of travel management within the organisation. […]

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Campus Travel – travel grant worth $6000

This is the final week to submit your application for your chance win the opportunity to take your studies beyond the classroom with the help of a $6000 Travel Grant.  Hurry, applications close 30 April 2015. The grant includes $5000 worth of air credit from Qantas and $1000 from Campus Travel to be used towards your hotel accommodation, […]

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