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...]
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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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...]
Over the years our members have proved to be an eagle eyed bunch, with many mistake fares soon coming to light on the forum for others to take advantage. Who can forget the Qantas east coast to Port Headland fares for $35 or the Nadi special in Business for just over a $1,300 that saw members earning a bucket load of Status Credits? A little over a year ago one of our … [Read more...]
This month sees one of our members tempted down the path some have taken before. In the spirit of “Why fly direct when you can connect”, they are looking at flying Business to America via Fiji with Fiji Airways. What’s on offer? If you are a couple, a saving of $5,000 to start with! Airlines price fares based on their point of origin. That means often for the same city pair, … [Read more...]