The World’s Best Airlines of 2018

The World’s Best Airlines of 2018

Singapore Airlines is named the World’s Best Airline at the 2018 World Airline Awards, with Qatar Airways ranked 2nd and ANA in 3rd place at the Skytrax world airline awards. Why Skytrax awards? Skytrax awards are billed as the Oscars of air travel and is the…

Why are Airplane Windows Round?

Why are Airplane Windows Round?

  Through many years and brilliant breakthroughs in aerospace engineering—from our humble beginnings with unpowered gliders to massive airliners capable of bearing hundreds of passengers plus cargo—mankind has continually streamlined and improved the vessel aerodynamics that gift us the miracle of flight. Square windows…

How to get over your flight phobia

How to get over your flight phobia

If you have a fear of flying also referred to as flying phobia, flight phobia or aviophobia then we have the top 10 tips n tricks from all over the globe to keep your fear of flight under raps and get you exploring the world.  Your fear of flying is real and significant. (Flying goes against basic,…

Why the fog is my flight delayed?

Why the fog is my flight delayed?

Dude where’s my plane: Can you spot all 12 aircraft parked on the tarmac at foggy Brisbane Airport? Qantas gives us an insight into fog and flight delays as a result. Fog is a challenge for all airlines. It reduces visibility around airports, meaning pilots…

Do Cheap Airlines & On-line Booking Really Save You Money?

Do Cheap Airlines & On-line Booking Really Save You Money?

In my opinion, a good flight is one which goes up and down when and where it’s supposed to – after that, everything is extra. The last decades saw the growth of giant air travel corporations, and big budget airlines.  As air travel has taken a…

Layover in Hong Kong

Layover in Hong Kong

What to see and do in Hong Kong on your next layover. Hong Kong – The home of Jackie Chan, Bruce Lee, Stanley Market, Hong Kong Disneyland, Victoria Peak, The Hong Hong Sevens and a Culinary Foodie Experience like no other! Made up of more…

Why use a Mango Travel broker?

Why use a Mango Travel broker?

Mango Travel registered brokers for NZ Travel Brokers provide a full range of travel booking and advisory services through their expert team with over 60 years combined experience. 10 reasons why smart consumers use a TAANZ Bonded Travel Professional The best value for money…

Henley Passport Index 2019

Henley Passport Index 2019

When we travel one of the first questions are which passport/s do you hold, whether you need a visa or not and if your passport is valid. If a visa is needed, then we have to think about the cost and how long before…

The Truth About Travel Agents

The Truth About Travel Agents

Hard hitting facts about Travel Agents / Travel Advisers / Travel Consultants and the newest breed the Travel Brokers 1. Travel agents are a waste of time! Only if you don’t use them, will you find yourself wasting your own valuable time. When researching a…

Travel Consultant vs Booking Online

Travel Consultant vs Booking Online

  Here’s Why You Should Use A Travel Consultant Instead Of Booking Online They save you money… Travel professionals have access to special discount codes and promotions through suppliers. They often can save an additional amount or provide clients with a dining or spa…

Why are airfare prices always changing?

Why are airfare prices always changing?

At Mango Travel we have been called every name in the book by customers who get a quote for a fare, and come back three or four days later just to be told “The fare has gone up and that’s why the advertised price…

Where there is SMOKE…

Where there is SMOKE…

The proverbial fire burns brightly in Victoria Falls, and this established world wonder is now a world-class destination. A UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, Victoria Falls is one of Africa’s greatest geographical features. You’ll realise…