Airport Duty Free outlets were once a great place to pick up a bargain. But it seems that bargains are now few and far between. Taxes and duties should not be payable on Duty Free alcohol. Yet it's often the same price – or even more expensive – at the airport than Dan Murphy's or the local supermarket. So, why is Duty Free so expensive? And are there any bargains still out … [Read more...]
Wine is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about wine and some great wine deals available for frequent flyers.
If you are interested in getting a good deal, be sure to read how to get Great Wine Deals.
Many of our wine-loving members are also members of Qantas’ food and wine community, epiQure. The program claims to offer good deals on premium wines, and many of our members are also attracted by the proposition of bonus frequent flyer points. Anyone can order wine from epiQure, but becoming a full member of the community costs $99. The thought of paying this fee has one of … [Read more...]
This week’s topic is not for the easily-dehydrated. Our members spread the Christmas cheer and discuss their alcohol consumption in the air. An urban flying legend has emerged that one passenger managed to down eight bottles of Dom Perignon on a long haul flight. Our members question the veracity of this tale. However, it has stirred some interesting revelations about some … [Read more...]