Many of our members spend considerable time in airports, as a result what’s on offer in the lounge is often a popular talking point. While we may not plan to spend to spend mealtime there, delays or cancellations can often mean lounge food can become important. As both major Australians airlines struggle to turn a profit, it seems the cost cutting has extended to the food being … [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.
One of the perks of international travel used to be the ability to bag some serious bargains by purchasing duty free products. One member speculates that the value for money of duty free products has declined rapidly. On a recent trip to Hong Kong one member felt that there was not a significant difference in prices for products like shoes, clothes, perfume and aftershave. … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]