London Heathrow Airport is the gateway to the UK and, if you're flying Qantas, the gateway to Europe. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic both use London-Heathrow as a hub, and Heathrow Airport is currently the only European airport that Qantas flies to. If you're flying Qantas to Europe, you will probably have a London stopover after arriving from either Singapore or … [Read more...]
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The capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo is a cultural delight. It's also a hub for Oneworld member Sri Lankan Airlines, which offers free transit accommodation in Colombo if you have a long layover. Whether you’re just in transit or staying for a few nights, this AFF guide will help you to make the most of your Colombo stopover! How to get from Colombo Airport to the city By far … [Read more...]
There are around 100 flights per day between mainland Australia and Tasmania. But flying isn't the only way to get across the Bass Strait! The Spirit of Tasmania sails up to twice per day between Melbourne and Devonport. The trip takes around 10 hours - 9 hours longer than the plane. But the cruise is an experience in itself. The Spirit of Tasmania is also convenient if you … [Read more...]
Delays, food poisoning, missing baggage… there's plenty that can go wrong when travelling overseas. Unfortunately, if you're travelling to Europe, there are also plenty of pickpockets that will try their best to ruin your trip. AFF member OZDUCK is lucky to still have a wallet after pickpockets in the Spanish city of Barcelona attempted to steal it twice on the same day. … [Read more...]
A hub for Thai Airways, Bangkok is a popular stopover point for Australians travelling to Asia or Europe. This buzzing metropolis is also a fantastic destination in its own right. Are you planning one night in Bangkok (or perhaps a few more)? This AFF guide will help you to make the most of your Bangkok stopover! Note that there are two international airports in Bangkok. … [Read more...]