If you ever see a Facebook post inviting you to comment, share or like the page to win a "Quantas" First Class flight, it's almost certainly too good to be true! Time and time again, scammers create fake pages on Facebook or other social media platforms purporting to belong to an airline (or another well-known organisation). These pages typically encourage readers 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.
Some of these tools can assist you in finding cheap business class flights to Europe and beyond.
Qantas Frequent Flyer has launched its new "Dream Planner" tool which it says will send real-time notifications of reward seat availability to frequent flyers. Designed to make it easier to redeem Qantas points, the service will also inform Qantas customers of special offers to their favourite destinations. Originally due to launch on 28 July, the Dream Planner tool is … [Read more...]
It seems like just about every store has its own loyalty program these days. Many of those loyalty programs offer compelling rewards, but all of those different loyalty cards can take up a lot of space in your wallet! There are already Apps like Apple Wallet (for iOS) and Google Pay (for Android) which allow you to store your credit cards, tickets, boarding passes and some … [Read more...]
Many savvy frequent flyers already use Award Wallet to ensure their frequent flyer points don't expire. The free service automatically tracks loyalty accounts and notifies you of changes to your balances, as well as if any of your points are due to imminently expire. And if you have many different loyalty program accounts - the tool also tracks supermarket, hotel, credit card … [Read more...]
A couple of weeks ago, we revealed how Qatar Airways customers may pay more when booking flights on a computer. That's because Qatar Airways gives a 10% discount for bookings made on a Smartphone or mobile device. But Qatar Airways is certainly not the only company to employ price discrimination based on the device being used! In response to that article, many Australian … [Read more...]