Santiago is the gateway between Australia and South America. All flights between the two continents arrive in Santiago, the Chilean hub of LATAM Airlines. So if you're headed to South America, chances are you'll have a Santiago stopover at Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Santiago is perhaps not the most exciting city in South America, but there's plenty to do … [Read more...]
Stopover Guides is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips and recommendations for stopovers at various airports such transport to the airport/city, things to do at the airport, where to stay, best airport lounges etc.
When travelling to Europe to/from Australia you will almost certainly have a stopover. For example, QF1, stops in Singapore in both directions.
Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila is the gateway to the Philippines and a hub for Philippine Airlines. The airport has come a long way in recent years, but frankly, it's still not a great airport - especially if you have to change terminals. So, what should you know if you have a stopover in Manila? Whether you’re just in transit or staying for a few nights, this … [Read more...]
Fiji is a popular destination for family holidays. If you're flying with Fiji Airways to the United States, or perhaps somewhere in the Pacific, a Nadi stopover can also be a very pleasant way to break up the trip with some island time relaxation! Nadi is neither the capital of Fiji, nor the largest city - that's Suva - but it is home to the country's main airport and very … [Read more...]
Auckland is not only the main gateway to New Zealand, but also a common stopover point when flying with Air New Zealand between Australia and the Americas. Auckland is a cool city, and just on your doorstep you'll have access to volcanoes, beaches, wineries, national parks and even sites from the Lord of the Rings films. So it's well worth breaking up your trip by spending a … [Read more...]
If you're visiting Brazil, you'll almost certainly fly through Sao Paulo's Guarulhos International Airport. It's one of the largest airports in South America and a major hub for LATAM Airlines and Avianca Brazil. Sao Paulo also happens to be the largest city in the southern hemisphere, so you won't be bored if you decide to stopover in this Brazilian metropolis! Whether … [Read more...]