Pick up a luxury luggage deal with Amazon Prime Day and be set for that travel bubble

While travel doesn’t appear to be on the horizon for many Australians just yet, there’s no harm in preparing yourself for when the glorious time comes.

You’ll also save a few dollars if you plan in advance — why leave your travel purchases until the last minute when you can save on luggage now and be ready to go at a moment’s notice?

As part of Amazon Prime Day 2020, Amazon is heavily reducing prices across a range of luxury luggage brands, giving you the perfect opportunity to get ahead.

Here are some of the best deals running from now until the sale finishes at 11.59pm October 14 AEDT:

Samsonite 69cm Cosmolite 3 Spinner Hardside Luggage – $429.00 (RRP $799.00)

Samsonite 75cm Prodigy Hard Spinner – $299.00 (RRP $599.00)

Samsonite 71cm Base Boost 2 Spinner Expandable Suitcase – $149.00 (RRP $379.00)

Knomo 15” Brompton Classic Dale Leather Tote Backpack –

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Air India Announces Additional Flights to Canada Till March 27 Under Air Bubble Agreement

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Air India Announces Additional Flights to Canada Till March 27 Under Air Bubble Agreement

Air India has announced additional flights to Canada starting from 25 October 2020 to 27 March 2021. Bookings for the flights are now open and can be done on the airline’s official website, booking offices, call centres or travel agents.

In a recently held press conference, Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS, I/C, Civil Aviation, informed that Government of India has formalized air bubble arrangements with 16 countries adding countries like Oman, Bhutan on the list alongside earlier done agreements with countries like USA, Canada, France, Germany, among others.

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Travel Bubble to Continue Till April-March; Domestic Airlines to Increase Capacity to 75%

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On Thursday in a press conference, Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri answering a query on travel bubble arrangements said that the future of international flights is highly dependent on the availability of a vaccine. The minister clarified, “It is difficult to say as there is no country which has completely opened its borders for all. It depends on the availability of a vaccine as countries will feel more confident once a vaccine is there.” In an air bubble agreement between two countries, special international passenger flights can be operated by their airlines to repatriate respective stranded citizens who are stranded COVID-19 pandemic. Since the time of the outbreak of the coronavirus, scheduled international flights have been suspended in India. International passenger flight services are suspended until October 31. During the press conference, Hardeep Singh Puri said that the suspension might carry
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‘Book Your Bubble’ holidays are all the rage for family and friend travel

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A recent G Adventures panel survey looking at travel trends post-pandemic has indicated that 32 percent of travellers across the UK and Ireland intend to take their next trip with multiple friends or family members.

In response to this growing trend for travellers wanting to travel with people they know, G Adventures released the Book Your Bubble Collection that consists of 80 tours that provide additional benefits for private small group travel.

The new ‘Book Your Bubble Collection’ allows travellers to reconnect with their loved ones and their love of travel at the same time while social distancing with their loved ones.

Bruce Poon Tip, founder of G Adventures, says the Book Your Bubble Collection aims to help travellers build confidence to travel again.

“We want to ensure travelling is made as attractive as possible

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London Marathon 2020 – What Was It Like Inside the Bubble?

The easy option was to quit, to throw this year’s London Marathon into the garbage, and start looking ahead to 2021. It’s what most World Marathon Majors did—and who could blame them, given the global pandemic?

Seven months ago, the Tokyo Marathon hosted an elite-only race on March 1. Ten days after that race, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. For many months, the world’s best marathoners saw few competitive lights on the horizon.

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Staging an event of this magnitude long seemed an impossible dream. For athletes, agents, and organizers, there were so many hoops to jump through, so many headaches to deal with.

And even if the marathon existed, who would be willing to travel?

The London Marathon organizers decided to find out. In June and July, they reached out to agents

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Want The Most Luxurious Vacation For Your Bubble? Buy Out A Heli-Ski Lodge

This winter marks North America’s first full cold season in the midst of COVID-19. Where the onset of the pandemic abruptly closed many heliski lodges last March, those same lodges have been working for months to put new health and safety protocols, according to the most updated requirements from medical experts, in place to welcome guests back this winter.

One of the emerging trends in the industry is an option to buy out the entire heliski experience for you and your chosen bubble of people. Where you would normally be sharing a helicopter and the lodge with other groups, and might even be skiing with people outside your party, some operations are now emphasizing full lodge buyouts to give their guests the most comfort and assurance possible. These are some of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for the most luxurious ski vacations on offer.           

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SBS Language | ‘Not enough’ say Australians stranded in India as New Zealand travel bubble frees up 325 quarantine spots

Australia and New Zealand have reached an agreement to establish a travel bubble between the two nations which will enable Kiwis to fly into New South Wales and Northern Territory from 16 October.


  • Trans-Tasman travel bubble arrangement with New Zealand frees up quarantine places in NSW
  • Additional 325 stranded Australians are expected to be allowed to land in Sydney each week 
  • There are nearly 26,800 Australians who have registered their interest to return home

 ‘More Australians can now return home’

Announcing the decision, Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said the arrangement will allow more Australians stranded abroad to return home, as it will free up an additional 325 places in hotel quarantine for returned travellers each week.

“Importantly, safe travel of New Zealanders to Australia will enable space in the quarantine system to be freed up for Australians returning, as I say, from other countries,” Mr McCormack said on

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Transtasman travel bubble within weeks – Australian reports

A travel bubble between New Zealand and New South Wales could be open within weeks, according to reports out of Australia.

But travel inside the bubble would initially only be one-way with Kiwis heading to Australia, and restricted to those living in the South Island.

With community outbreaks of coronavirus in hand both here and in the premier state, the federal government would initially only allow for Kiwi residents to come to Australia, according to a report from the Sunday Telegraph.

Those travellers wouldn’t be required to quarantine once they arrived in Australia.

It’s expected New South Wales residents would later be able to also travel here by Christmas time.

This morning Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told TVNZ1’s Breakfast this morning a state-by-state trans-Tasman bubble was “possible” before Christmas.

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News.com.au is reporting the federal government has approached the New South Wales government to discuss different options.

At the same time

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