If you've ever tried to redeem your Qantas Frequent Flyer points to fly Emirates Business or First Class to Europe, you've probably been shocked by the amount of extra taxes and carrier charges payable. But there's a clever way to save hundreds in carrier charges when redeeming your points for Emirates award tickets. On a one-way trip from Sydney to London in Emirates First … [Read more...]
Emirates is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. As a partner of Qantas, you can use Qantas frequent flyer points to travel on Emirates.
As a Qantas oneworld partner, you can redeem Qantas points with Emirates. A great way to earn Qantas points is to take advantage of bonus offers when purchasing Qantas Wine. Eight thousand points for the purchase of a case of wine is not uncommon!
Dubai-based Emirates Air Line is one of the world's largest users of fifth-freedom flights. All over the world, Emirates currently has 15 fifth-freedom tag flights that operate as a continuation of a service originating in Dubai to a third country. By flying on Emirates fifth-freedom routes, you can experience the excellent Emirates service without ever going to Dubai. … [Read more...]
Emirates has started unbundling its Business Class fares with the launch of its new "Business Special" fare concept. Emirates' Business Special fares are a little bit cheaper than the Dubai-based airline's regular tickets. But they also exclude many of the perks that traditionally come with a Business class ticket. What you'll get on a discounted Emirates Business Special … [Read more...]
Emirates and Qantas are both cutting back their complimentary Chauffeur Drive services from next month. These services are currently offered to Business and First Class passengers flying with Emirates on most routes, as well as Qantas Business Class passengers flying to or from London. No more Emirates Chauffeur Drive on award tickets From 1 March 2019, Emirates will stop … [Read more...]
Emirates will axe its popular Sydney-Bangkok-Dubai route from June. As part of Emirates' latest schedule shake-up, Perth will also lose one of its two daily flights to Dubai at the end of March. The final Emirates Sydney-Bangkok flight will depart on 1 June 2019. After this, both the Sydney-Bangkok and Bangkok-Dubai legs of EK418 and EK419 will be permanently axed. This will … [Read more...]