On 28 October 2018, Virgin Australia's messy divorce with Air New Zealand was finalised. It's now no longer possible to earn or redeem Velocity points on Air New Zealand flights. Gold and Platinum Velocity members, as well as Virgin Australia Lounge members, have also lost access to Air New Zealand's lounges when flying to or within New Zealand. But Virgin Australia has … [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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Los Angeles, California. It's home to the glitz and glam of Hollywood, a short drive from Disneyland and the location of the largest international airport on the west coast of the United States. With 69% of flights from Australia to the US mainland arriving at Los Angeles International Airport, there's a good chance you'll be flying through LA on your next trip to the … [Read more...]
Wondering which are the best credit cards to have in your wallet in 2019? Over the coming weeks, we'll be releasing a series of articles on the best Australian credit cards for 2019. We begin this week with a guide to the best credit cards for overseas and online spending. When travelling overseas or paying in a foreign currency online, it's prudent to use a credit card that … [Read more...]
If you're a regular visitor to Qantas Club lounges, you've probably been in this situation. You have just a few minutes in the lounge before your early morning flight starts boarding, and all you want is a cup of coffee… but the queue for the barista is twenty-people deep. This is exactly what happened to eddie 73 on a recent lounge visit: Queued up for an espresso with all … [Read more...]
Santiago is the gateway between Australia and South America. All flights between the two continents arrive in Santiago, the Chilean hub of Oneworld's LATAM Airlines. So if you're headed to South America, chances are you'll have a Santiago stopover at Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Santiago is perhaps not the most exciting city in South America, but there's … [Read more...]