Australians have plenty of choices these days when it comes to a journey to the Middle East and beyond. A plethora of direct services exist. Or one can choose to break up the journey by travelling via Asia. This week’s trip report is one that does exactly that. However, it involves travel with an airline that some consider a little different. Part of the journey will be on an … [Read more...]
Reviewing flights is something many Australian Frequent Flyers do. Our members also enjoy reading the reviews when deciding which airline to travel with. In this category we review the various airlines, their routes, their aircrafts and aircraft configurations.
After you've read a business class review or two, you'll be pretty keen to find a business class award ticket for your next trip. Read our guide on how to find Oneworld, Star Alliance & SkyTeam Award Availability for more information.
For some time, savvy AFF members were aware of some very good specials on offer by buying tickets from a Brazilian travel agent. Thanks to local laws, airlines could not impose certain surcharges, including fuel surcharges, making for some good deals. This week, one of our members embarks on a weekend away, taking advantage of those specials. With the loophole now closed, we … [Read more...]
This week’s trip report is light on words but heavy on detail, thanks to our member having taken the time to video his experience and post the content for us to enjoy. Featuring a journey to South Africa, they were lucky enough to be travelling in Premium Economy. The path the aircraft took, travelling over Antartica, also resulted in some stunning scenery most don’t get to see … [Read more...]
Perth would have to be close to being the most remote city in the world when it comes to travel to Las Vegas. With a minimum of three flights required, organising a good fare with nice connections is always going to be a tough ask. Doing the same thing with points is even tougher. This week we look at how on member did exactly that, not just for a solo traveller or couple, but … [Read more...]
This week’s trip report again features a popular use of Qantas points, in the form of the OneWorld Award that allows for 5 stopovers and 35,000 miles of travel. With Business Class requiring just 280,000 points, it can be a very effective use of points. And as with most awards, there are no limitations on nesting flights between stopovers, making it possible to stretch the … [Read more...]