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...]
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.
The attendant call button which every seat has access to can bring out the best and the worst in people. Some think of it as the in air equivalent of a butlers bell, while others feel it’s best used only in an emergency. One member prefers to get a bit of exercise, and thought perhaps there has to be a better way Usually I don't like to press the call button preferring to go … [Read more...]
This month saw one of our members concerned at the lack of facilities on offer at Perth Airport for customers No free Wi-Fi, No access to lounges before TSA (security) check. Did find a power point for power. Least get 3G. Since privatisation of most of Australia’s airports, the battle for profit versus passenger facilities has become a fierce one, with infrastructure the … [Read more...]
The Australian Frequent Flyer Community is not just about flying, it's also about sharing ideas and experiences. One of the best experiences our members often report is as a result of meeting other like minded souls. In fact, one of our popular, helpful, and very social member - samh004 - has volunteered to take on the role of AFF Social Ambassador, co-ordinating some of the … [Read more...]
Whether you fly frequently or once in a blue moon, sometimes there are things happening that you would like to know more about, or simply know why? Why do I hear a dog barking on my Jetstar A320 flights as we taxi out? I had a night flight last night and noticed the captain during the night put on the landing lights for short periods as we were cruising, why would they do … [Read more...]