This week we look at the dynamics of check in and getting the right seat. A passenger is presented with many options when traveling in Economy class, but there seems to be a fewer options when travelling in Business class. Despite the hefty cost of Business class travel, one of our members discovers that’s no guarantee you will sit with your wife. Flying to Vancouver on Air … [Read more...]
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From time to time the need to have two separate bookings for flights on the same day will arise. It may be a case that the two airfares cannot be booked on the one booking, or it’s cheaper to purchase separate flights from different airlines. If two flights are on the one booking, often they are protected, so if one flight arrives too late the airline has the responsibility to … [Read more...]
If you’re lucky enough to travel in Business or First, often you can rely on the airline to provide you with a pack of amenities such as toothbrush, moisturiser and toothpaste amongst other things. As each airline varies in what it offers and in some cases offer nothing, asking our frequent flyers what to expect can help with the planning. As I don't want to double up on what … [Read more...]
You have probably heard the joke. "This is your Captain speaking, we have just lost an engine, with one left it means we will be slower and take an extra two hours to reach our destination." One of the passengers turns to his mate and says, "crikey, if we lose the other we could be up here all night". While it may not be a common joke, the thought of what happens if an … [Read more...]
It’s a common question these days. With liquids and gels often being restricted or limited in the cabin as far as carry on baggage goes, how do you handle your family’s unique dietary requirements? One of our members asks: I am heading domestically with 2 kids tomorrow, (only BNE to SYD) but my wife is insistent that we need to take a bottle of milk for each of the kids as it … [Read more...]