It's that time of year again! The 2020 Europe early bird sales have landed, and airlines have already started offering discounted early-bird airfares for travel to Europe next year. Economy class flights from Australia to Europe on full-service airlines are currently available from just $1,027 return, and there are also some Premium Economy and Business Class deals to … [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.
If you plan to travel on an award flight, buying Qantas frequent flyer points may be appropriate. This is especially true if you are short of a few points for your planned Qantas itinerary.
Passengers that book a Business Class ticket should not have to accept a downgrade to Economy Class, a German court has ruled. In a recent case, the judge found that Economy Class was an inadequate and unequal replacement for a paid Business Class ticket. This may sound like common sense, but involuntary downgrades are more common than you might expect. In addition, the … [Read more...]
Are you planning to travel to Europe between June and August 2020? You're not alone! Australians love to visit Europe during the peak northern summer period, with many Aussies flying there during the July school holidays. The trip from Australia to Europe is a long one, so most of us prefer to fly in Business class. And the cheapest way to do that is to redeem frequent flyer … [Read more...]
Ever noticed that it was more expensive to fly from A to B, compared to flying from A to C via B? This phenomenon is known as "hidden-city" pricing, and airlines hate it when passengers exploit it. Although hidden-city ticketing is more prevalent overseas, it does exist in Australia. In one example, a Qantas Business class flight from Perth to Sydney would cost … [Read more...]
The trip from Australia to Europe is a very long one. Unless you're booked on Qantas' direct flight from Perth to London, you'll have to stop at least once along the way and the trip usually takes at least 24 hours. That's a long time to be sitting on a plane, so many travellers look for cheap Business Class flights to Europe. The trouble is, buying Business Class tickets in … [Read more...]