Overseas visitors to China generally require a visa prior to travel. But if you're transiting through China on your way to another country, you may be allowed to stay for up to six days without a visa. China's Transit Without Visa (TWOV) program is available in most major Chinese cities. The rules vary slightly by city, but Australian citizens can stay in many cities for up … [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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Access to airport lounges is normally a perk of flying Business class or holding elite airline status. But even if you're not a frequent flyer, you can enjoy access to airport lounges around the world with a Priority Pass membership. Priority Pass members have access to more than 1,000 airport lounges in six continents. But the real beauty of Priority Pass membership is that … [Read more...]
Not only is Hong Kong one of the world's best airports, but it's home to some of the world's best Oneworld airline lounges. There are no less than nine Hong Kong Oneworld lounges available to frequent flyers with Sapphire and Emerald status. This includes Qantas Gold and Platinum members. Cathay Pacific operates six of the Hong Kong Oneworld lounges, each with their own … [Read more...]
The gradual decline in airline loyalty benefits are a common complaint among frequent flyers. But it seems one industry still offers serious sweeteners to anyone smart enough to sign up for the loyalty program. Repeat users are offered free upgrades, free meals, booking discounts, VIP parties… the list goes on! What's more, all of this is offered to the member's entire … [Read more...]
Qantas now sells one-time passes to its Qantas Club lounges, with access to domestic lounges starting from $39. But, one member asks, is it worth paying $39 to use the Qantas Club in Sydney for just an hour? So I'm QF Silver. I received an email offering me entry into the Qantas Club for my flight on Friday night from Sydney for $39. It got me thinking is $39 worth it for paid … [Read more...]