If you're just a little bit short of the requirements to reach a higher airline status tier, it can be tempting to undertake a status run. This is exactly what clipped_wings and her husband decided to do recently. This member's husband had already earned enough Velocity status credits to maintain Virgin Australia Platinum status, but still needed two more qualifying "VA" flight … [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.
Singapore Airlines is currently in the process of refurbishing its Airbus A380 aircraft. The Singapore Airlines A380 upgrades see plush new First Class Suites installed at the front of the plane's upper deck. The new First Class has received largely rave reviews, with travellers loving the suites' size and the ability to join neighbouring compartments to create a double bed in … [Read more...]
At Australian Frequent Flyer, we love reading member trip reports of obscure airlines that few of us will ever get a chance to fly. And this week's featured trip report by Chicken certainly fits the bill! This AFF member recently flew from Beijing to Pyongyang in none other than Air Koryo Business Class. For the uninitiated, Air Koryo is the national airline of North Korea. … [Read more...]
A lucky AFF member has had a bargain price holiday to Vancouver and New York, thanks to a Flight Centre error. scubabe and her partner each managed to pick up Air Canada flights to New York, with a stopover in Vancouver, for just $619 return. It all started around a year ago, when Flight Centre incorrectly advertised on Spotify a special deal to New York for $619 return - … [Read more...]
If you're ever looking for some travel inspiration, our Trip Reports forum is sure to provide it! We're lucky on AFF to have many interesting member reviews and trip reports covering all corners of the globe. Case in point: AFF member RooFlyer recently travelled to eastern Siberia to visit Lake Baikal, the world's deepest lake. It's a beautiful part of the world that very … [Read more...]