Travel vaccinations are important to prevent you from getting sick overseas. But they're also necessary for another reason that many travellers overlook. Not getting the right vaccinations could void your travel insurance. All insurance policies contain various clauses that exclude cover if the traveller fails to take sensible precautions to prevent their loss or injury. … [Read more...]
Travel Lifestyle is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Travel Lifestyle. This includes Airports and Lounges, Travel Money, Travel Tools and Technology, Car Hire, Wine and Cruises.
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One of the benefits of Virgin Australia status is the complimentary car hire loyalty program status match. If you have Gold or Platinum Velocity status, you can automatically receive an equivalent status level in either the Hertz Gold Plus Rewards or Europcar Privelege program. But which program is the better choice for your Velocity car hire status match? To answer this … [Read more...]
The annual AFF lounge crawl is one of our most popular social events after the annual AFF weekend gathering (which this year is on from 19-21 October in Adelaide). During a lounge crawl, AFF members meet at an airport for an afternoon of socialising, eating, drinking and enjoying the facilities in some of the world's best airport lounges. As the name suggests, the group … [Read more...]
Many of us like to pick up a bottle or two of duty-free alcohol when flying back to Australia from overseas. But many flyers have been caught out by the restrictions placed on liquids carried onto Australia-bound flights. Countless unsuspecting travellers have had their liquor confiscated before they've even made it onto the aircraft! So, what are the rules on carrying … [Read more...]
Santiago is the gateway between Australia and South America. All flights between the two continents arrive at Chile's Santiago Airport. So if you're headed to South America, chances are you'll have a Santiago layover! Many Australians travelling through Santiago are connecting elsewhere in Latin America. Santiago International Airport is nice enough for a few hours. But what … [Read more...]