The Historic Aircraft Restoration Society, or HARS, is most famous for its Boeing 747-400 donated by Qantas in 2015. VH-OJA, named "City of Canberra", was Qantas' first Boeing 747-400 and the aircraft to complete a record-breaking non-stop flight from London to Sydney in 1989. HARS, located at Illawara Regional Airport near Wollongong, is also home to around 60 other … [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.
Part of living the "Travel Lifestyle" is to make use of travel debit cards such as the Qantas Travel Money card or credit cards such as the popular 28 Degrees card for lower forex transaction fees.
Something needs to be done about the taxi touts harassing and scamming tourists arriving at Melbourne Airport. If you've flown to Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport recently, you may have noticed the scourge of taxi touts that hang around the arrivals area. These touts offer unsolicited transportation services and are often unwilling to take "no" for an answer. Many are not … [Read more...]
When travelling overseas, travel insurance is essential as you never know what might happen. Even just a small accident could leave you with a hospital bill running well into the thousands of dollars! That’s why travel insurance is an affordable and worthwhile investment. The good news is that many reputable travel insurance providers offer promo codes. You can use these to … [Read more...]
The Australian government will overhaul its Smartraveller service next month with a new website and changes to how Australians can access assistance while overseas. From November 2019, Smartraveller will have a brand new website with travel advisories that are easier to read. The website, which is run by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, will also offer a new … [Read more...]
Australians are lucky to be able to visit 111 countries around the world without a visa. Australians can also easily obtain a visa on arrival in a further 56 countries, meaning we're able to visit much of the world with relative ease. And as countries continue to liberalise their visa requirements, it will only get better. In the last year alone, there are six countries in … [Read more...]