An AFF member is $1,500 out of pocket after Qantas denied them boarding due to minor passport damage. While an unfortunate mistake by the passenger, the airline also could have done more to resolve the situation. Cossie was flying from Canberra to Jakarta with Qantas. This member was also booked to continue from Jakarta to Amsterdam on a Qatar Airways sale fare later that … [Read more...]
Trip Reports & Reviews
Trip Reports & Reviews is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category Australian Frequent Flyer members report and review flights, hotels, airport lounges, and of course the destinations.
To make the most of your trip so that you can write a cracking Trip Report, you should definitely read our guide on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award.
Internal flights within Peru - and South America in general - can be expensive. This is especially so if you're booking in Australia. But there is a trick to save a small fortune on flights within South America. Many Australians prefer to use LATAM Airlines as it's a Oneworld airline, a Qantas Frequent Flyer partner and has a good reputation. But LATAM charges Australians a … [Read more...]
Trans Wold Airlines, or TWA, may have ceased operations in 2001. But a brand new hotel at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport allows guests to take a step back in time and relive the TWA experience. The TWA Hotel at New York JFK Airport opened just one month ago. Located at JFK's Terminal 5, it features an outdoor swimming pool with runway views, gym and museum, … [Read more...]
There are some incredible sights on our planet. But the most famous feats of architecture - places like Machu Picchu, Angkor Wat and the Pyramids of Giza - all have one thing in common: they're overrun by tourists. If you've ever visited a popular tourist attraction, you've probably had to queue up for ages to buy a ticket. You'll then have to fight your way past the crowds of … [Read more...]
It's always nice to get an empty seat next to you on the plane. But passengers on a recent Virgin Australia international flight could choose from entire rows of empty seats, with just 19 passengers booked in Economy. Up the front of the plane, there were 4 Business passengers bringing the total number of paying customers on board to 23. There are 176 seats on Virgin … [Read more...]