Travelling First Class? Surely lounge access will be included if your airport has one. It may come as a surprise for some, but that is not always the case. For many in the United States, travelling first class domestically will often see entry to the lounge refused. With a pending trip coming up, one of our members was keen to find out what they could expect as a local frequent … [Read more...]
Airports & Lounges
Airports & Lounges is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about various airports and their lounges including Qantas Club and the Virgin Lounge.
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One of the more popular topics to be found on our community discussion board is anything to do with food or wine. The way to a frequent flyer's heart does appear to be via the stomach. While the inflight choices may be limited, our members also often spend a lot of their time in airline lounges. And it’s in the lounges where the food on offer can sometimes appear to be … [Read more...]
Airports are mistakenly thought by many to be there to service the airlines and its travellers. While that may have been the case up until late last century, the privatisation of the major airports has seen a quantum change in the focus of many airports. Thanks to their slightly different planning laws that generally are more advantageous to retail operators, shopping has … [Read more...]
If you have ever spent time people watching, it’s probably fair to say you may have noticed some trends in the way folk act. Depending on the location and event, you might see the best of human behaviour, or you might see the worst. Many of our members spend considerable time in airline lounges, and have recently had something to say about what has been observed. I was in the … [Read more...]
For the less frequent traveller, a Qantas Club membership can offer exclusive services and privileges that make a long journey just that little bit easier. While Qantas may have flights to a particular destination, there is no guarantee a Qantas Club will be available at every location. Having just spent significant money on a 2 year Qantas Club membership, one of our members … [Read more...]