Flying internationally is often a markedly improved experience, compared to taking a domestic flight. The aircraft used on international routes are often more comfortable than planes designed for short-haul flying. The lounges in international terminals are also significantly better – especially if you happen to enjoy access to Qantas' First class lounges in Melbourne and … [Read more...]
Jetstar is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. As part of the Qantas group, you can travel on Jetstar using Qantas points.
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Jetstar has been accused of blatantly misleading customers by advertising cheap airfares that don't exist. After clicking on a Jetstar advertisement for $169 flights to Hawaii, one member was unable to find a single flight available at that price. In fact, the lowest airfare our member could find was double the rate initially shown. While Jetstar does offer sale fares to … [Read more...]
Jetstar's Business Class is not exactly renowned as a top-notch premium product. But is it worth considering when the price is only a little higher than Qantas' asking price for a seat in Economy? This is the dilemma faced by one member currently researching flights to Hawaii. Qantas Business Class is too expensive, and our member does not fancy the thought of flying Economy … [Read more...]
Like most low-cost airlines, Jetstar does not give much away for free. This includes seat selection. Choosing your seat of choice on a Jetstar flight typically costs at least $5 for a regular seat or even more for an “extra legroom” or “up-front” seat. But there is a trick to get the seat you want for free. If you purchase a bundle, this will generally include free standard … [Read more...]
Qantas points will now be earned domestic flights within New Zealand that are operated by low-cost subsidiary Jetstar. As of last week, Jetstar flyers on all New Zealand domestic flights will earn at least 400 Qantas points, even on the cheapest Starter fares. Unfortunately passengers on starter fares will not earn status credits, however points and status credits will continue … [Read more...]