You've probably seen the signs at your local shopping centre - don’t leave valuables in your parked car. And many of us have probably seen cars parked with windows down or doors unlocked. What is more unusual is to see keys in the ignition. But one place where you will probably see all of the above is the airport car hire section. In the last decade, car hire companies have … [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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This week our featured trip report involves a mode of travel that is increasingly becoming popular with Australians, in fact you could say many of us are all at sea Well, I've been inspired by the recent Trip Reports and figured I should organise my own..So, where am I going? Well, there is two of us AFF'rs going, and yes, we are both Old Dames. Travelling on our own - sans … [Read more...]
Have you every wondered what behind that smoked glass door marked private between gates 23 and 24 at the Qantas terminal in Brisbane? Perhaps you noticed the odd person turn right instead of left at the escalators in Sydney and Melbourne. Chances are they are heading for the very exclusive Chairman’s Lounge. The Chairman’s Lounge membership has no set criteria for joining. … [Read more...]
This week one of our members heard a somewhat puzzling in-flight announcement from the cabin crew I really believe this is a first for me in 200+ flights over the past 5 years, but on my ARM-SYD QFlink today the announcement was "now is the time to turn off all electronic devices and remove headphones These days, many passengers wear noise cancelling headphones (which use … [Read more...]
Despite many of us living in a society where plastic is the common means of payment, it’s cash that is the King while travelling. But how do you get local currency cheaply in strange lands? The easy way to get cash is via a cash exchange. However you do run the risk of theft and/or loss when carrying large amounts. You also need to find an exchange outlet that’s open, which … [Read more...]