The best airports for a frequent flyer are often those that are located close to your final destination. There is nothing worse than getting off a long flight, knowing there are still hours before you hit your workplace or hotel room, thanks to being located in the middle of nowhere. Conversely, those living near inner city airports often pay the high price that inner-city … [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.
If you are interested in improving your travel experience, you should definitely read our guide 10 Must-Have Online Tools for Frequent Flyers which covers online tools to help you travel better for less.
Many of our members have airport lounge access as part of their frequent flyer status or lounge membership program. For others, it only comes when they fly business or first class. When the occasion rises, questions are often asked about the lounge facilities on offer and if there is a choice, what’s the best? Hi - we are traveling first time business class on Cathay to Hong … [Read more...]
Many of our members still find Singapore an ideal transit point to onward destinations. In fact, Singapore can also be a good place to buy cheap tickets, although often on a different carrier to the one that you flew in on. To ensure the connection is met, some like to book an overnight stay at Changi. But that can present problems when it comes to baggage. In early May we are … [Read more...]
Have you every wondered what behind that smoked glass door marked private between gates 23 and 24 at the Qantas terminal in Brisbane? Perhaps you noticed the odd person turn right instead of left at the escalators in Sydney and Melbourne. Chances are they are heading for the very exclusive Chairman’s Lounge. The Chairman’s Lounge membership has no set criteria for joining. … [Read more...]
This month saw one of our members concerned at the lack of facilities on offer at Perth Airport for customers No free Wi-Fi, No access to lounges before TSA (security) check. Did find a power point for power. Least get 3G. Since privatisation of most of Australia’s airports, the battle for profit versus passenger facilities has become a fierce one, with infrastructure the … [Read more...]