Emirates is known for its luxurious premium cabins in the air, but it seems they do luxury just as well on the ground. Our member tmdellit recently spent 40 hours of pure luxury at the Emirates One&Only Resort in the Wolgan Valley. The resort is located near the Blue Mountains, just a few hours' drive from Sydney. In a somewhat last minute stroke of luck, my wife and I … [Read more...]
Reviewing hotels is something many Australian Frequent Flyers do. Our members also enjoy reading the reviews when deciding which hotel to stay at. In this category we review the various hotels and their loyalty programs.
Read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines to learn more about hotel loyalty programs.
Our member froggerADL recently visited the Malaysian city of Kota Kinabalu. The city is located on the island of Borneo, which is shared between Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. The entire trip was paid for using points, from the flights out of Adelaide to the accommodation at the destination. The reason for the trip? To check out the new Hilton Hotel that recently opened … [Read more...]
AFF is not just about flying! Hotels are also an important part of the travel experience. In fact, AFF has an entire forum dedicated to hotel experiences and reviews. Our member mmchow recently wrote a review about their experience at Sydney's Sheraton on the Park hotel. Sheraton on the Park Sydney is located in Elizabeth St, opposite Hyde Park. My taxi pulled into the … [Read more...]
Advice about accommodation options in Singapore is requested from our well-travelled hotel connoisseurs. A couple plans to spend five nights in Singapore to celebrate a special occasion. Which hotel should they choose? …thinking of going to Singapore for our wedding anniversary next month. I've only been once and that was an overnight stay while in transit. chasing tips on … [Read more...]
This week we look at a way of solving an increasingly common problem. How to visit Singapore and its environs without paying too much for a bed? If you have not been to Asia before, then you would probably not be aware that rooms are advertised as ++, those pluses being an additional 10% compulsory service charge and then a 7% GST is levied on the final bill in the case of … [Read more...]