Would you like to enjoy Qantas' airport lounges, but don’t fly enough to earn Gold status? The answer is to purchase a Qantas Club membership. This provides access to domestic Qantas Club and international Business class lounges when flying with Qantas or Jetstar. Instead of waiting in the busy airport terminal, you'll enjoy the comfort and privacy of the lounge along with … [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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If you use public transport in Sydney, you can now tap on and off using a debit or credit card. Contactless payment is offered on trains, ferries, light rail and now also buses in Sydney, including at the Sydney Airport train stations. Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards with contactless payment enabled are all accepted. While contactless payment has been available … [Read more...]
Frequent flyers often make long-haul travel look easy. But this isn't by accident; most frequent flyers employ the assistance of technology to make their experience more comfortable and stress-free. So, which travel tools and gadgets do frequent flyers use? For starters, noise-cancelling headphones are very popular among AFF members. A good pair of these can block the sound … [Read more...]
Have you ever been asked while travelling whether you wanted to pay in Australian dollars or the local currency? The offer to pay in Australian dollars overseas is known as "dynamic currency conversion", and it's a complete and total rip-off. When a customer pays using dynamic currency conversion, the merchant makes a commission. So it's in their interest for you to pay in … [Read more...]
If you travel overseas a lot, there are several reasons it can be beneficial to use a virtual private network, or VPN. As well as improved online security, VPNs allow you to circumvent geo-blocking and watch streaming services like US Netflix and ABC iView while you are overseas. While you're online, a VPN connects your computer, smart phone or tablet to a server in another … [Read more...]