Ever tried to book a frequent flyer redemption ticket, only to be told there's no award availability? If you've ever tried to redeem your frequent flyer points for a flight, you probably answered "yes"! It will often be the case that there's indeed no award availability on the flight you want. But sometimes the availability is there… your computer (or the airline's call … [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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We all love to get a great deal on Business and First Class flights. There are plenty of legitimate ways to save money on flights, for example by taking advantage of airline sales or redeeming your own frequent flyer points. But some deals are, in fact, too good to be true. You may have come across mileage brokers such as "I Only Fly First Class" or "Alpha Flight Guru". … [Read more...]
Airline passengers often try to predict how full a flight will be for a variety of reasons. For example, it may give an indication of how likely an upgrade is to clear. Or, if you know that your flight will be full (or empty), it may influence your choice of seat selection. But is there a way to accurately predict the loading of an upcoming flight? Many people try to … [Read more...]
Australians have been left out of pocket after online travel agency Bestjet went out of business at the end of last year. Thousands of Bestjet bookings have been cancelled, and many of the affected passengers are now left without a refund or a confirmed flight. While some Bestjet customers still have confirmed bookings, others have had their bookings cancelled by the … [Read more...]
When booking flights, online travel agents like Bestjet, CheapOair and Trip.com are often cheaper than the airline's own website. But are the savings worth it? An AFF member was recently searching for three Singapore Airlines Business class tickets. Laffer found the same flights available on Bestjet.com for $1,500 cheaper than Singapore Airlines' own website. It is not … [Read more...]