It’s well known amongst our members that toasters are not exactly the best value when it comes to using points. With concern over the financial future of Qantas, many are looking at using their points while they still have some value. If you have only got 7,500 points, a toaster may not be bad value! And that could well have been the situation our trip reporter of the week … [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.
The next time you do a Qantas round the world trip be sure to share your experience by writing a Trip Report!
For quite a few years, the Finnish airline Finnair has been offering very competitive fares to Europe through their Asian services. Six or seven years ago those services often made great status runs, with cheap Business class flights between Bangkok and either Singapore or Hong Kong. These days they have just the point to point options, with codeshare flights from Australia … [Read more...]
Many of our members have a preference for one airline or another, and find themselves more often than not flying that airline for the majority of flights. With some of the amazing savings to be had by buying miles through US Air’s Dividend Miles Program or Avianca (see our Knowledge Centre for more details), the temptation can be too great. It’s time to see how things stack up, … [Read more...]
Travellers tend to head to New Zealand for all sorts of reasons. The skiing, natural scenery and adventure all feature on the to-do lists of many travellers. This week’s trip report has a to-do list that is a little different. It seems despite it being the midst of winter, T-shirts and hobbit hunting are the go! The Mission: The House of Rugby, Auckland - to get a tshirt. … [Read more...]
It’s not often an airline gets grounded in Australia. And when one does, it is also a rare event for it to emerge from the grounding and fly again. Over the past few years, Tiger Australia has managed to achieve both, but at what cost? Since the grounding in 2011, Tigerair has undergone a number of changes on the road back to recovery. Gone was the concept of any publicity … [Read more...]