Do you have a Sydney stopover coming up? Australia's largest city has plenty for visitors to see and do, and the airport is just a short train ride from the city centre. But if you're just staying one night in Sydney between flights, there is also an increasingly large choice of airport hotels near both the domestic and international terminals. Whether you’re just in transit … [Read more...]
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Uber has sparked controversy by encouraging riders in Australia and New Zealand to tip their Uber driver. Last Thursday, US-based Uber added the new tipping functionality to its Uber and Uber Eats apps. Previously, tipping was only encouraged by Uber in the United States where the practice is already commonplace. Uber customers in Australia and New Zealand are now prompted … [Read more...]
It's often said that you need a degree in lounge access to be fully across the many intricacies of airline lounge entry requirements. Lounge access rules can be extremely confusing, with so many different rules and exceptions. It's one of the reasons that AFF's Lounge Access Help Desk thread is still going strong after 5 years! In general, you'll have access to your … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia operates a network of 11 Australian airport lounges. These stylish lounges offer complimentary food and drinks, showers and business facilities. Virgin's Sydney and Brisbane lounges even boast premium entry points which allow eligible flyers to bypass the airport terminal and clear security in the lounge. Velocity Gold and Platinum members enjoy unlimited … [Read more...]
Regional Express, or Rex, is Australia's largest independent regional airline. Like Qantas and Virgin Australia, Rex too operates a network of airport lounges in Australia. The lounge network of Rex Airlines doesn't quite match its much larger competitors, but lounges are open in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. If you have a Rex Lounge membership, you and a guest can access … [Read more...]