Looking for a good Business Class deal to Europe? A popular AFF strategy is to take a positioning flight from Australia to Asia, then take advantage of the much cheaper airfares from Asia to Europe. This strategy is particularly effective when airlines are running a sale on Business Class airfares from destinations in Asia to Europe. As it happens, Etihad Airways is … [Read more...]
Non Australian Airlines
Non Australian Airlines is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Non Australian Airlines including American Airlines, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, and selected other airlines.
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Non Australian Airlines you should definitely read our on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award as you will be travelling on at least two non-Australian airlines.
Air New Zealand Koru Club membership offers lounge access and a host of other benefits when flying on Air New Zealand. The Kiwi equivalent of Qantas Club or Virgin Australia Lounge membership, Air New Zealand sells annual Koru Club memberships for a fee. With a Koru Club membership, you'll have access to any of Air New Zealand's airport lounges when flying with Air New … [Read more...]
Avianca's LifeMiles frequent flyer program has some outstanding specials on buying miles. These deals unlock some extraordinary value on Star Alliance Business and First Class flights when you buy LifeMiles. Unfortunately, dealing with the LifeMiles program can be unnecessarily complicated and redeeming LifeMiles can be a challenge. Nonetheless, there is great value to be … [Read more...]
Important update (30 April 2019): British Airways is making changes to Avios award pricing from 30 May 2019. Prices quoted in this article are applicable until 29 May 2019 only. Avios is the currency of the British Airways Executive Club program. With Avios, short-haul redemptions on Qantas are exceptional value. For example, it costs just 4,500 Avios in Economy or 9,000 … [Read more...]
Etihad Guest miles are a unique currency because they can be redeemed for flights on 24 partner airlines. Etihad's partner airlines span all three airline alliances. There are also many partner airlines that aren't in an alliance, and therefore aren't otherwise easily accessible to Australians. Buying Etihad Guest miles can be lucrative if you plan to redeem them for … [Read more...]