Qantas and Virgin Australia each have their strengths and weaknesses. But after two recent domestic flights with his 2-year-old daughter, AFF member Lawrage now believes Qantas provides a far better service to families flying with children. This member flew Qantas from Perth to Brisbane, returning back to Perth with Virgin Australia. The difference in the service provided on … [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.
Singaporean low-cost carrier Scoot flies from Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Gold Coast to Singapore. With Business Class fares that are often comparable to Economy prices on Qantas or Singapore Airlines, Scoot offers a great value alternative. AFF member OZDUCK recently flew ScootBiz on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner from Perth to Singapore. This member was pleasantly surprised … [Read more...]
It's a Singapore icon. The Marina Bay Sands is not only one of Singapore's most famous hotels, but its rooftop swimming pool makes it one of the most famous - and most instagrammed - hotels in the world. Ahead of a short visit to Singapore, AFF member Lynda2475 is considering whether it is worth staying at the Marina Bay Sands. It may be iconic, but is it really worth the … [Read more...]
In the United States, most airlines market their premium cabins as First on domestic flights. But US domestic "First Class" is far from a first-class experience for passengers! When flying Business Class in Australia, you can generally expect to receive lounge access, a hot meal on board and excellent service. Yet, none of this is standard when flying First Class on American … [Read more...]
We're lucky in Australia to have two airlines with very good domestic Business Class products. Both Qantas and Virgin Australia offer dedicated Business class cabins on domestic flights with comfortable, wide seats and plenty of legroom. On domestic flights operated by Airbus A330s, lie-flat beds are even available in Business Class. When flying Business class within Europe, … [Read more...]