Queensland will proceed with its plan to reopen the state's border on 10 July to travellers from all Australian states and territories except Victoria. It comes as the Victorian government announces lockdowns of 10 Melbourne postcodes for four weeks, starting from tonight, following a localised COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, Queensland will not allow even its own residents … [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.
Part of living the "Travel Lifestyle" is to make use of travel debit cards such as the Qantas Travel Money card or credit cards such as the popular 28 Degrees card for lower forex transaction fees.
Many frequent flyers prefer to use credit cards for every possible transaction in order to earn points. But there are still around half a million Australians that don't have a debit or credit card, preferring to pay for everything with cash. Slowly but surely, this number has been decreasing. Over the past decade, cash transactions have plummeted from over 60% to around a … [Read more...]
At the end of this month, Qantas will retire the only Boeing 747 left in its fleet. Most of the flying kangaroo's remaining jumbo jets have already been sent to the aircraft boneyard in Victorville, USA, and the aircraft with registration VH-OEJ is set to join them on 30 June. (For the aviation geeks out there, VH-OEJ was originally painted in the striking Wunala Dreaming … [Read more...]
Ride-sharing service Ola has promised to reverse "any wrong charges" that resulted in customers affected by a technical issue with the Ola App being chased down by debt collectors. But this won't happen automatically, with affected customers being asked to contact Ola's support team so the company can investigate each case individually. Last week, Australian Frequent Flyer … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific are both increasing flights to Australia, after Singapore and Hong Kong both re-opened their airports to transiting passengers. But both Singapore and Hong Kong remain closed to arriving tourists. Singapore & Hong Kong transits are now possible After both countries closed their borders, both Singapore and Hong Kong went a step further … [Read more...]