KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals are a monthly staple of the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program. Every month, Singapore Airlines offers 30% off the KrisFlyer miles required for last-minute award travel on a range of different Singapore Airlines and SilkAir routes. The KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals can be used to book Saver awards in both Economy and Business class, … [Read more...]
Airlines, Miles and Points
Airlines, miles and points is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Qantas, Virgin Australia, non-Australian airlines and the global airline alliances. We also write about the journey itself - the planning and booking, the flight and arrival at your destination.
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Airlines, miles and points you should definitely read our guide on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award.
On Qantas domestic flights, upgrades are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is a Business Class Classic Reward seat available on your flight, the upgrade is yours. But Qantas international flights work somewhat differently. On international Qantas flights, upgrading with frequent flyer points is like entering a lottery. The only difference is that the … [Read more...]
Air Asia will commence non-stop flights from Perth to Lombok in Indonesia from 9 June 2019. The new route offers Perth residents an alternative to Bali, and there are some great launch fares available from just $155 return. The Perth-Lombok flights will run 4 times per week on an Airbus A320 aircraft operated by Indonesia Air Asia. The outbound flight, QZ471, will depart … [Read more...]
Accumulate enough frequent flyer points, and the world is your oyster! But how many points is too many? Although frequent flyer points can be a valuable currency, they're a terrible investment in the long term. Frequent flyer points - unlike money - don't earn interest, can expire and may lose value at any time. In a way, a very large balance of points could be considered a … [Read more...]
Australia, New Zealand and many other countries have grounded the Boeing 737 MAX 8 and Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. It comes after the tragic crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi last Sunday. Although the cause of the Ethiopian Airlines accident is as yet unknown, it is the second accident involving the aircraft type in recent months. Australian … [Read more...]