A fare class is a letter such as D, Y or Q that is used to identify a particular airfare type. When you book a flight, your fare class is important because it determines the price and flexibility of your ticket, whether you can upgrade, and also the number of points & status credits earned. On any given flight, there are up to four cabin classes sold - First, Business, … [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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Philippine Airlines is currently offering full-service return Business class fares from both Melbourne and Sydney to London for under $4,000 return. The Philippine Airlines sale fares are available for various travel dates between May and November 2018. Itineraries with both short and longer layovers in Manila are available. To access these cheap flights, you'll need to book … [Read more...]
Dealing with airline call centres can be a frustrating experience. If you're lucky, your call will be answered by an experienced agent who knows exactly how to help! Unfortunately this doesn't always happen. Airline call centres are a real mixed bag. There are plenty of knowledgeable call centre agents, but there are also plenty that are not very helpful or are unfamiliar … [Read more...]
Home to the famous moai statues, Easter Island is a popular tourist destination. Unfortunately, its geographic location in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean makes Chile's Isla de Pascua rather difficult to get to from Australia! There are only two ways to reach Easter Island (airport code IPC) by plane - from Santiago or Tahiti. Both routes are operated by LATAM … [Read more...]
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...]