Transit: Uluru to Alice Springs Qantas QF1940

Uluru Airport is a mini-airport to rival most other mini-airports. ┬áThere are two gates that seem to be operational and they both go out through the same door! As you can imagine the security line is pretty short - the only people going through it are 98% definite to be the same people who will … Continue reading Transit: Uluru to Alice Springs Qantas QF1940

Transit: Alice Springs to Darwin – Qantas QF1936

The charming Bathsheba at the Doubletree organised the airport shuttle to pick me up. The price in Alice Springs is $33 return. I wasn't expecting a Crocodile Dundee lookalike driving a 1970s school bus! ┬áHe seemed full of charm nonetheless. As usual, I'm not designed for sitting in a child-size seat, being around 6' tall! … Continue reading Transit: Alice Springs to Darwin – Qantas QF1936

Transit: Melbourne to Sydney Qantas QF432

Flights from Melbourne to Sydney are like Dublin to London, ten a penny and every half-hour or hour. As part of my 'Walkabout' ticket (I'll do a separate post on how Qantas makes it cheaper for international visitors to fly domestically in Australia), I could choose any one and went for 12.30pm - the optimum … Continue reading Transit: Melbourne to Sydney Qantas QF432

Qantas QF10 – London to Perth – Jetlag & Flight Review

With a few weeks available for a trip away from an ever chillier Northern Ireland, physically and Brexitly, my twitchy booking fingers considered all kinds of warm locations and landed on the continent that is suffering terrifyingly-high temperatures this winter/summer, Australia. I wanted this trip to be about all the bits of Oz I had … Continue reading Qantas QF10 – London to Perth – Jetlag & Flight Review