While many of the threads on AFF feature the good things in life, occasionally we get a reminder that others may not be so lucky. Sometimes that journey is not about seeing new places. One day we will all make our final journey, and for some, it’s with the full knowledge of what lies ahead. The knowledge that it’s a one way trip, catching up with loved ones for the last … [Read more...]
Qantas and it's frequent flyer program are popular topics at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Qantas is Australia's national carrier, and has Jetstar as a subsidiary. The Qantas Frequent Flyer program is easily Australia's largest loyalty program.
It is possible to buy Qantas points. While not great value, buying points is useful if you are just short of frequent flyer points needed for an upgrade or award flight.
As the peak Christmas travel season approaches, some travellers are in for something of a shock. For those trying to avoid those extra baggage charges by smuggling the kitchen sink on board, the time is up. Not only are the airlines taking a more serious approach to policing carry on luggage, some are even changing what they allow. New limits for business class carry on from … [Read more...]
A Qantas Platinum Frequent Flyer this week hits out at Qantas and asserts that loyalty is repaid with disinterested service - and at a premium price! This member has been a platinum level flyer for many years and is becoming increasingly disheartened with the quality of service received at Qantas. Poor service has been experienced across the board and in particular with the … [Read more...]
A newspaper article last week asked the question, “Is Qantas losing its gloss”. Using statistics published by the government on International Airline activity over the past ten years, it argued that Qantas was in significant decline. While some may ask what rock the author had been hiding under, as such news is hardly new given the well publicised wows of Qantas, it certainly … [Read more...]
Our super savvy members have discovered an ingenious way to acquire some Qantas frequent flyer points for less. In a special offer anyone who has an ABN number can pay $50 to join Aquire and they are then eligible for a 10,000 signup bonus plus an additional 10,000 points for purchasing anything at an Aquire-affiliated store, provided they haven’t previously purchased from that … [Read more...]