A brand new Hilton hotel has opened in the centre of Sydney. West Hotel Sydney, Curio Collection by Hilton is located a short walk from Darling Harbour, Barangaroo and Wynyard train station. There are 182 rooms and facilities include a small gym and restaurant. As a Hilton-branded hotel, Hilton Honors members can earn and redeem points at this property. Silver, Gold and … [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. Even if you don't have Qantas Platinum status, you can still enjoy a bit of luxury on your travels!
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...]
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...]