If you caught a flight from Melbourne to Sydney on a Monday morning, you would probably find most of your fellow passengers wearing professional attire. But on a long-haul flight, most frequent flyers agree that comfort is much more important than style. This week our members share some sage travel advice to an infrequent flyer preparing for a long-haul flight to Europe. … [Read more...]
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If you've ever booked a flight that departs the UK, you may have noticed that there's a rather hefty departure tax. The UK Air Passenger Duty (APD) is a departure tax that adds up to £156 ($279) to the cost of your ticket! Luckily there are a few ways to avoid paying the expensive Air Passenger Duty. The exact rate depends on the distance you're travelling from the UK and … [Read more...]
Dealing with airline call centres can be a frustrating experience. If you're lucky, your call will be answered by an experienced agent who knows exactly how to help! Unfortunately this doesn't always happen. Airline call centres are a real mixed bag. There are plenty of knowledgeable call centre agents, but there are also plenty that are not very helpful or are unfamiliar … [Read more...]
Home to the famous moai statues, Easter Island is a popular tourist destination. Unfortunately, its geographic location in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean makes Chile's Isla de Pascua rather difficult to get to from Australia! There are only two ways to reach Easter Island (airport code IPC) by plane - from Santiago or Tahiti. Both routes are operated by LATAM … [Read more...]
Most of us prefer to get to our destination as quickly as possible. But if you happen to have a long layover between flights, did you know that some airlines will provide free hotel accommodation? In fact, some airlines go even further offering free transfers, meals and even tours while in transit! If you have a layover between flights of 6 to 24 hours, you may be eligible … [Read more...]