If you are intending to negotiate the chaos of Bangkok driving or battle the streets of Brazil be sure to check out our members guide for driving overseas. Some destinations are seen to be akin to driving on Australian roads. A lower speed limit in New Zealand seems to be the only significant difference in that country. Canadian drivers are heralded for their courtesy and … [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.
To get a taste of what we mean by "Travel Lifestyle" you should read our guide on How to take advantage of Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses.
When Qantas launched Qantas Cash last year, it quickly got the attention of our members. That attention has been both positive and negative. While our members like the ability to earn points through their own funds, getting those funds onto the card has proved to be an onerous exercise. The quickest I've experienced is 48 hours. Of course once you have any currency on the … [Read more...]
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...]
This week one member feels that a recent problem with an ATM signals the death knell of customer service in Australia. This week our member had a particularly bad run with customer service. Our member had to drive twenty minutes to withdraw cash after coming across a non-functioning ATM and the bank did not assist. Our member then had to deal with Qantas who failed to respond … [Read more...]
One of the more popular topics discussed on our forums relates to getting the best seat on a flight. As seat selection is often an additional cost, some prefer to go without preselecting a seat. While it may be a good saving, running the risk of that dreaded middle seat near a noisy galley may see you wish you had spent the money in the first place. While short flights help to … [Read more...]