In December last year, Air Asia X began flying twice daily from Melbourne's Avalon Airport (AVV) to Kuala Lumpur. It became the first regularly-scheduled international route for Melbourne's second airport, which is used mainly by low-cost carriers. Air Asia's move to Avalon Airport has been largely successful. On average, the flights have been relatively full - although sale … [Read more...]
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If you have a flight booked to or through Istanbul, you might want to double-check the airport you'll be flying into. Istanbul's brand new international airport, known simply as Istanbul Airport, became fully operational last weekend. It replaces Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, which was previously the main airport in the city. The new Istanbul Airport has also taken over the IATA … [Read more...]
It's common knowledge on AFF that buying wine from Qantas Wine can be a quick, easy and great value way to top up your Qantas points. But a current Qantas Wine deal is one of the best we've ever seen! Qantas Wine is offering 15,000 bonus Qantas points on cases of 12 bottles of Heirloom Vineyards Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir 2016 or Heirloom Vineyards McLaren Vale Shiraz 2016. … [Read more...]
If you have a Business class ticket, you'll generally have access to the Business Lounge ahead of your flight. But if you're connecting from a long-haul Business flight to a domestic or short-haul flight in Economy, you may also have lounge access while waiting for your connecting Economy flight. This little-known rule applies not only to Qantas flights, but is a standard … [Read more...]
When travelling overseas, travel insurance is essential as you never know what might happen. Even just a small accident could leave you with a hospital bill running well into the thousands of dollars! That’s why travel insurance is an affordable and worthwhile investment. The good news is that many reputable travel insurance providers offer promo codes. You can use these to … [Read more...]