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...]
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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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...]
This week, one of our members found out that loyalty does not always help when it comes to rectifying an honest, albeit expensive, mistake and was keen to share On Monday night, due to a communication breakdown (I had not realised my Aunty was also booking my mothers flights) we each booked a return flight for my mother, Melbourne/Singapore, in November. In the morning I … [Read more...]
Have you ever looked at booking travel and wondered why all the local prices seemed the same? You may have tried the airlines online, gone down to your local agent or even tried one of the bigger agents, only to discover there is no difference? Well for many of our members this is no surprise. In the past month one of our biggest travel agencies, Flight Centre, has been fined … [Read more...]
December is not the best month for cheap travel no matter where you are going. Regardless of whether a country celebrates Christmas and the New Year, travel always seems to be at a premium. One of our members however is looking at travelling not only during the busiest time of the year, but also to a location not exactly well serviced from Australia. My wife and I would like … [Read more...]