Qantas will soon launch free in-flight wifi on domestic flights! The announcement that high-speed internet will soon be available on Qantas' Boeing 737 and Airbus A330 aircraft has been welcomed by our members. Would be great to be able to watch Netflix on my flights on the Golden Triangle as I usually exhaust everything I'm interested in watching on Q pretty quickly. It's a … [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.
Redeeming your frequent flyer points for reward flights is arguably the most rewarding part of the points chase! But it can also be the most frustrating part. Searching for award flight availability can be a painstaking task as reward seats are limited. With demand for reward seats often far outweighing supply, finding an award on a flight you want can be like trying to find a … [Read more...]
The ability to speak a foreign language can come in very handy in many different contexts. The skill is especially valuable for regular international travellers. But frequent travelling can also make it difficult to find time to attend classes and practice regularly. Learning any foreign language requires commitment, regular practice and time... a luxury not possessed by … [Read more...]
Registering your travel plans with the “Smart Traveller” service is spruiked as a way to enhance your safety while travelling overseas. Registering allows the Australian government to keep track of you, so they can contact you if there is an attack or natural disaster in a part of the world you are travelling to. The government may also alert you about any changes to the … [Read more...]
This week our members discuss their favourite apps for overseas travel. And there are certainly a wide range of different apps used by our members, for a large variety of purposes. Most our members use apps covering many different functionalities, such as this respondent: Tripit for my itinerary, Citymaps2go for offline maps w/ GPS, MyFlights for my flight details and … [Read more...]