Frequent flyer points open the door to (almost) free travel anywhere in the world! But redeeming your hard-earned points can be a frustrating, time-consuming experience. Airlines restrict the number of award seats available for frequent flyer redemptions, and it's not always easy to find the limited seats that do exist. But if you're ready to put your hard-earned points to … [Read more...]
Travel Tools & Technology
Travel Tools & Technology is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about various travel tools and technological solutions which enhance our travel experience.
If you are interested in this topic, you should definitely read our guide 10 Must-Have Online Tools for Frequent Flyers which covers online tools to help you travel better for less.
The popular 28 Degrees MasterCard now comes with an added benefit. Cardholders can enjoy unlimited Boingo wi-fi hotspot access all over the world! 28 Degrees MasterCard cardholders can register for a free Boingo wi-fi account for access to over 1 million worldwide hotspots. Up to 4 devices can be connected to wi-fi via a single Boingo account simultaneously. Boingo wi-fi … [Read more...]
Expert Flyer is one of the most useful online tools for frequent flyers. The many Expert Flyer features can help to secure an upgrade, find award availability, pick the best seat on the plane, and much more! A lot of the information available on Expert Flyer, such as real-time flight availability, is not otherwise available to the general public. If you're a frequent flyer, … [Read more...]
The Great Wall is one of China's most famous attractions. But regular visitors to China will also be aware of the so-called Great Firewall of China. As the internet is censored in China, websites including Facebook, Google and Twitter are blocked. Ahead of a trip to China, one member calls on the AFF community for some advice... We are going on a Wendy Wu tour to Yunnan and … [Read more...]
Hundreds of thousands of dollars were stolen from a member's bank accounts after they used the wifi internet at an overseas hotel. This member's phone numbers were ported, bank logins changed and emails redirected. The hackers then transferred a substantial amount of money into their own bank accounts. Our member is not sure exactly how this occurred, but they suspect it may … [Read more...]