800,000 Half-Price Domestic Flights – AIR057


Last Thursday, 800,000 half-price domestic flights went on sale as part of the federal government’s push to get more Australians to holiday at home. In this epsisode, find out how to book one of the discounted flights to 15 Australian regional destinations, and what catches to look out for.

This episode also features an interview with Sam Heathfield (a.k.a. “support” and “samh004”, who is responsible for AFF member support and does a lot of work at AFF behind the scenes). Plus, what to do with expiring Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles, how to get more than 20,000 Qantas points & a case of delicious red wine for $345, and the latest Australian airline & frequent flyer news.


Episode contents:

  • 1:15 – Fortnightly news round-up
  • 15:12 – 800,000 half-price domestic flights go on sale in Australia
  • 22:56 – Interview with Sam Heathfield
  • 35:54 – What to do about expiring Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles
  • 39:49 – Qantas Wine’s storewide 20%-off sale




Frequent Flyer Gazette articles referenced in the fortnightly news round-up:

Matt Graham
The editor of Australian Frequent Flyer, Matt's passion for travel has taken him to over 60 countries… with the help of frequent flyer points, of course!
Matt's favourite destinations (so far) are Germany, Brazil, New Zealand & Kazakhstan. His interests include economics, aviation & foreign languages, and he has a soft spot for good food and red wine.

You can contact Matt at [email protected]