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...]
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.
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...]
This week we look at one of the common experiences travellers undertake, the need to stay at an Airport Hotel, specifically the new Rydges at Sydney Airport. With Sydney having so many morning flights overseas, it's quite common to fly to Sydney the day before and spend the night in Sydney before departing on the international leg. If you're flying overseas on a Monday, peak … [Read more...]