The gradual decline in airline loyalty benefits are a common complaint among frequent flyers. But it seems one industry still offers serious sweeteners to anyone smart enough to sign up for the loyalty program. Repeat users are offered free upgrades, free meals, booking discounts, VIP parties… the list goes on! What's more, all of this is offered to the member's entire … [Read more...]
Cruises is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about everything to do with cruises and cruising in general.
Combining a cruise with international travel is a popular choice - you should therefore read our guide on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award.
This festive season, our member Pushka decided to travel to South-East Asia for a luxurious cruise aboard the Diamond Princess! Originally scheduled for 10 days, the cruise was fortuitously extended to 12 days. Departing from Singapore, it travelled around Indonesia before heading north to Malaysia and Thailand. After a great trip to Dubai just after Christmas last year we … [Read more...]
Our member Atleastonce recently experienced a truly unique way to travel between the Middle East and Asia. Multiple flights per day do the trip from Dubai to Singapore in just seven hours. But instead of flying, our member decided to travel the long way, enjoying a two-week cruise! Departing from Dubai, the trip on board the Ovation of the Seas made stops in Oman, India and … [Read more...]
Our members are often jet setting across the globe by air. But air travel is not the only way to enjoy a holiday. Cruises have taken off on a wave of popularity as a more relaxing and luxurious holiday option. Cruises vary from short trips arriving and departing from the same port, to longer trips half-way around the world! There are numerous advantages to holidaying on a … [Read more...]
Our member Kolo recently cruised across the Atlantic to New York as part of a trip to the UK and North America, in what was undoubtedly a memorable experience. The trip began flying in Business class to Edinburgh on Virgin and Etihad. All seems to have gone off to a great start in Virgin’s Business class. Managed to score the rockstar row 5 this time; I'm presuming it will … [Read more...]