Comfort seats don't just give you the benefit of extra space when you fly. They are also a clever way to earn extra frequent flyer points and status credits! Many airlines sell "comfort seats", or free neighbouring seats, for a fee. These were originally intended for larger passengers that might have difficulty fitting in one airline seat. But there are many other reasons … [Read more...]
Planning & Booking
Planning & Booking is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about planning and booking your trip.
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It's rare to find Business class airfares from Australia to Europe for under $6,000 return. But the same is not true for the reverse! Cheap Business class fares to Australia, from Europe, can regularly be found for as little as $3,000. During a recent sale, Qatar Airways had Business class fares available from Stockholm to Sydney for under $3,000 return. Cheap airfares were … [Read more...]
Unfair airline contracts and excessive flight change fees could soon be a thing of the past. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has vowed to take on Australia's airlines to ensure greater consumer protections. According to the ACCC, airline contracts are currently too one-sided in the airline's favour. The ACCC identified 3 key issues in its … [Read more...]
2017 is fast coming to an end! As our members reminisce on the year of travel that was, they're also busy planning their travel adventures for 2018! AFF members are a well-travelled bunch, and they have travel planned to almost every part of the world! Destinations on our members' 2018 travel plans include Singapore, Mongolia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Japan, Brazil, Tanzania, the … [Read more...]
If you're a frequent flyer, you've probably heard of the term "PNR". But what is a PNR, and is it more than just airline jargon? A PNR, or Passenger Name Record, is the 6-digit booking reference number associated with any airline flight reservation. A single PNR will contain all flights and passengers on the booking, and usually contains a mixture of letters and numbers … [Read more...]