As any city can tell you, hosting the Olympic Games can put you on the map. Prior to the announcement that this years games would be held in Sochi, not much was known about the place and it was hardly a tourist highlight, probably best known for hosting Stalin's Dacha. With the games about to start, we already have a member on the ground Just let me say, I am part of the … [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.
One of our members was a little shocked at the value frequent flyers get in North American Lounges, with drinks and food frequently on a paid basis and more expensive than what may be available elsewhere in the airport. Hi all, I was very surprised the first time I entered a US-style lounge - first time was AA, and I've also been into UA lounges. The idea of paying $50 to have … [Read more...]
A two month trip takes a lot of planning to get the details right, not to mention expense, patience and more than a couple of plane trips in a lot of cases. 2014 saw our member Erkpod head off on what some might say is the trip of a lifetime, experiencing a convention in Las Vegas and a Cruise from Florida. Often I read here about the trips themselves but not always about the … [Read more...]
With news this week of the lockdown resulting in a state of emergency being declared in Bangkok, one of our members asks am a little concerned about what Bangkok will be like on the 8th of March.... Some options would be to extend the time in Phuket, and then fly straight to Bangkok to hop on the Qantas flight (avoid going into the city) or stay with the itinerary The first … [Read more...]