Santiago is the gateway between Australia and South America. All flights between the two continents arrive in Santiago, the Chilean hub of Oneworld's LATAM Airlines. So if you're headed to South America, chances are you'll have a Santiago stopover at Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Santiago is perhaps not the most exciting city in South America, but there's … [Read more...]
Travel Lifestyle is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Travel Lifestyle. This includes Airports and Lounges, Travel Money, Travel Tools and Technology, Car Hire, Wine and Cruises.
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Airport lounges are supposed to be exclusive sanctuaries away from the hustle and bustle of busy airport terminals. But, even in the nicest of airport lounges, there's one thing that can easily ruin the experience: other passengers. Many frequent flyers will have experienced antisocial behaviour in airport lounges at some point, from people talking loudly on their phones to … [Read more...]
Many of us enjoy using airport lounges when flying. Lounge access is a great way to grab some food, freshen up with a shower, get some work done or simply relax before departure. For Business and First Class passengers, as well as frequent flyers with elite airline status, lounge access is generally complimentary. But if you're flying Economy and don't have status, you can … [Read more...]
It's well known that a Business class ticket - or elite airline status - can get you into airport lounges before your flight. But many airlines also offer arrivals lounge access. Depending on your airline, status and class of travel, you may also be entitled to lounge access on arrival at your destination. Arrivals lounge access could be useful if you're meeting somebody at … [Read more...]
Doha, Qatar. It's home to Hamad International Airport, the megahub of Oneworld's Qatar Airways. If you're flying with Qatar Airways to pretty much anywhere, you'll be passing through this airport. Hamad International Airport is a world-class airport - clean, modern and connecting through there is relatively easy. But if you find yourself with a Doha stopover of more than … [Read more...]