Snow is not a common sight for a Queenslander, especially one living on the Sunshine Coast. If you like warm climates, heading for the snow is often akin to the experience of standing under a cold water shower ripping up hundred dollar bills! But snow is also often part of an experience on many a bucket list – the chance to cruise Alaska, the subject of this week’s trip report. … [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.
This week we have a trip report with a difference. Rather than focus on the journey, we get to experience the joys of a new airline lounge at Sydney Airport – the newly opened Etihad lounge, located in concourse C of the International terminal. With arrivals and departures split between upstairs and downstairs, there is often a lot of unused room on the arrivals levels to … [Read more...]
This week’s trip report is from one of our seasoned journal writers. Known for their adventurous nature, and choice of golf attire, this trip is a little different to the norm for them. Thanks to a pre-planned bit of hip surgery, and an unplanned fall for the other half, we are going to get an idea of what it’s like to travel with assistance. We soon get some hints this trip … [Read more...]
This week our trip report is a little different. Rather than being another business trip in familiar territory, or a short domestic jaunt, it’s the big one, the first long haul trip overseas. My mother has managed to make it to 60 without ever going overseas (Kangaroo Island doesn't count), so when I stumbled on some great Virgin Business fares mid last year, the decision was … [Read more...]
For many of our members, the change last year with Qantas to route European bound flights via Dubai meant it was time to look at alternatives. For others, avoiding Heathrow and its departure tax surcharges has also been a primary concern. This week’s trip report offers a real world review of one of those alternatives – a mixed bag of flying with Finnair and Qantas. Over … [Read more...]