Thanks to the strong Aussie dollar, travel overseas to most countries is close to the cheapest it has been in a long time. When it comes to family holidays, it seems that overseas is just as competitive as local options. But are there options when it comes to Skiing, is overseas cheaper, or is it just a better experience than the local choices? Ski holidays don't come cheap, I … [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 something a little bit different to the norm, this week’s trip report starts in Singapore. Despite there being many non-stop options to Europe on offer, our traveller is tempted by a bargain priced business class fare, with a catch. It was with some trepidation that I booked Air India flights to Europe. Whilst Air India's reputation precedes them, I just couldn't go past … [Read more...]
This week’s trip report has a bit of a theme. Not only do the countries being visited have something in common, even the method of getting there meets the criteria. Surely the only way to visit Singapore, Switzerland, Scotland and Sydney is to fly Singapore Airlines Suites? First time poster as a trip report, so I hope I keep you entertained or at least informed, mainly by … [Read more...]
As anyone with children would know, holidays can be a trying experience. Throw in a long flight, missing baggage and a car hire company not wanting to honour your booking, and it could turn into a nightmare. Despite suffering those misfortunes, this week’s trip report turns out to be anything but a nightmare. Many years ago we lived in Namibia and have always wanted to go … [Read more...]
For many of our Canberra based members, the move to early departure flights with Qantas often means taking the “fog gamble”. Unless you’re on the first flight, you can be stuck at Canberra waiting for your aircraft to land. After a flurry of trip reports from members heading to Europe, this week we are journeying from Canberra to the USA. Fortunately, this time, there is no fog … [Read more...]