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Community Connections This is where you can "connect" with our unique online community. Introduce yourself, share your travel passions, hear about our meetings and social events, and provide feedback to our site administrator.

Community Announcements

Find out the latest announcements from the Australian Frequent Flyer Online community here.
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Introductions

Introduce yourself to our Frequent Flyer community here.
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AFF On Air Podcast

A fortnightly audio summary of some of the best content found on the Australian Frequent Flyer website. You can subscribe HERE.
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Meetings and Social Events

Here is your opportunity to meet our friendly members at the many social functions arranged all over the country and across the world!
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Lounge Meetups

While our members are constantly on the move there is always time to meet for a beer or a coffee at an airport lounge. Check this forum to see who you will bump into next time you travel.
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Suggestions and Feedback

Come here to make suggestions and provide feedback on what you do and don't like about the site.
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Community Resources Join the Australian Frequent Flyer Online Community and become informed! Here you can ask Frequent Flyer and travel related questions, participate in our Open Discussion, read the latest Travel News, attend our meetings and learn from Australia’s Frequent Flyer experts. Finally, there is a Playground for all non-serious talk.

Open Discussion

A general discussion forum for the Australian Frequent Flyer online community. Travel-related discussion and questions that do not fit elsewhere are welcome here.
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AFF Help Desk

The Help Desk is where to ask for help with flight availability, loadings, upgrades and seat allocation. Please use the threads provided.
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Flight Search Assistance

Here you can request our members assistance in determining the best itinerary for your specific requirements. If you use their suggestion, it is suggested you reward the member a gratuity of at least $29 for their time/effort/expertise.
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Referral Offers

Here you can offer frequent flyer credit card (and other) application referrals to AFF members for mutual benefit to both yourself and the other member. Please check posting guidelines for best practice HERE.
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AFF Business Network

A forum to establish commercial contacts with other AFF members. Please check posting guidelines for best practice HERE.
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Playground

The Playground forum provides a space where non-flying related discussion can take place. Posts made to this forum do not count towards a members post count.
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Airlines and their Loyalty Programs In our Airline Loyalty Program forums you can find out how to make the most of your miles and points with Qantas Frequent Flyer, Virgin Australia Velocity, American Airlines Advantage, Air New Zealand Airpoints, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer, United Mileage and other airline loyalty programs.

Qantas

Discover how to make the most of your Qantas Frequent Flyer points, learn how to maximise your status credit earn and discuss changes to the program on our Qantas forum. You can also read our Qantas tips and tricks articles.
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Virgin Australia

Discover how to make the most of your Virgin Australia Velocity points and maximise your status credit earn to achieve the next status level on our Virgin Australia forum. You can also read our Virgin Australia tips and tricks articles.
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American Airlines

Find out how to make the most of your AAdvantage miles on our American Airlines forum. You can also read our American Airlines tips and tricks articles.
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Air New Zealand

Find out how to make the most of your Air New Zealand Airpoints on our Air New Zealand forum. You can also read our Air New Zealand tips and tricks articles.
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Avianca

Find out how to make the most of your Avianca LifeMiles on our Avianca forum. You can also read our Avianca tips and tricks articles.
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British Airways

Find out how to earn and redeem British Airways Avios while achieving Executive Club status benefits through tier point accrual on our British Airways forum. You can also read our British Airways tips and tricks articles.
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Cathay Pacific

Find out how to earn and redeem Asia Miles and achieve Marco Polo Club status benefits on our Cathay Pacific forum. You can also read our Cathay Pacific tips and tricks articles.
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Emirates

Find out how to make the most of your Skywards points on our Emirates forum. You can also read our Emirates tips and tricks articles.
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Etihad

Find out how to make the most of your Etihad Guest points on our Etihad forum. You can also read our Etihad tips and tricks articles.
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Jetstar

Jetstar does not have a loyalty program of their own, however, you can earn and redeem Qantas Frequent Flyer points with them; learn more in our Jetstar forum. You can also read our Jetstar tips and tricks articles.
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LATAM Airlines

Find out how to make the most of your LATAM Pass miles on our LATAM Airlines forum. You can also read our LATAM Airlines tips and tricks articles.
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Malaysia Airlines

Find out how to make the most of your Malaysia Airlines Enrich Miles on our Malaysia Airlines forum. You can also read our Malaysia Airlines tips and tricks articles.
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Qatar Airways

Find out how to earn Qmiles and Qpoints in the Qatar Airways Privilege Club on the Qatar Airways forum. You can also read our Qatar Airways tips and tricks articles.
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Singapore Airlines

Find out how to make the most of your Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer points and what it takes to become a PPS member on our Singapore Airlines forum. You can also read our Singapore Airlines tips and tricks articles.
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United Airlines

Find out how to make the most of your Mileage Plus miles on our United Airlines forum. You can also read our United Airlines tips and tricks articles.
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Airline Alliances

Questions and discussion regarding airline alliances such as One World, Skyteam and Star Alliance.
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Other Airline Frequent Flyer Programs

Discuss other airline Frequent Flyer Programs and learn how to make the most of them.
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General Airline Discussion

Discuss your experiences with airlines here. Read the experiences other members of the Australian Frequent Flyer Online Community have had with airlines.
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Travel Resources Our Travel Rresources forums contains Trip Reports, as well as some of the Cheapest Airfares available. This is a great place to share your knowledge and guide others by posting your travel tips and earn a reputation as a Frequent Flyer expert.

Travel News

Share interesting Travel Articles and Travel News with members of the Australian Frequent Flyer. Please check posting guidelines for best practice HERE.
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Airports & Airlines Delays and Cancellations

Here you can share information regarding flight delays and cancellations. For ease of use, one thread per airport or airline please.
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Travel Insider Tips

Benefit other members by sharing your airline, reward program and general travel insider knowledge. Get yourself a reputation as a Frequent Flyer expert!
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Destination Guide

This is where you can ask advice or share information about specific destinations. You can also read our Destination Review articles.
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Hotel Experiences and Reviews

Discuss your hotel experiences here. Read the experiences others have had with both domestic and international hotels. You can also read our Hotel Review articles.
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Trip Reports and Trip Photos

Write a Trip Report and post Trip Photographs to share your travel experiences. Read the travel experiences of other Australian Frequent Flyer members. You can also read our Trip Reports & Review articles.
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Cheap Domestic Airfares

Here is where you can share information about cheap domestic airfares you have discovered.
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Cheap International Airfares

Here is where you can share information about cheap international airfares you have discovered.
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General Travel Promotions

Here you can share information about current Travel promotions and special offers. Don't miss out on those bonus offers again!
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All about Cruises

This is the place for frequent flyers to discuss Cruises!
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Credit Cards and their Loyalty Programs In our Credit Card Loyalty Programs forums you can discuss how to make the most of American Express Rewards, ANZ Credit Card Rewards, Commonwealth Bank Rewards, Citibank Rewards Program, Diners Club Rewards, National Bank Rewards, Westpac Altitude Rewards and other credit card loyalty programs.

Current Credit Card Promotions

Here you can share information about current frequent flyer credit card promotions and special offers. Don't miss out on those bonus offers again!
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American Express

Discuss the different cards offered by American Express here and the programs they allow you to earn points and miles towards. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our Amex tips and tricks articles.
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ANZ Bank

Discuss the different cards offered by ANZ. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our ANZ tips and tricks articles.
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Commonwealth Bank

Discuss the different cards offered by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our Commonwealth Bank tips and tricks articles.
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CitiBank

Discuss the different cards offered by Citibank. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our Citibank tips and tricks articles.
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Diners Club

Discuss the different cards offered by Diners Club. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our Diners Club tips and tricks articles.
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National Australia Bank

Discuss the different cards offered by National Australia Bank (NAB). Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our National Australia Bank tips and tricks articles.
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Westpac

Discuss the different cards offered by Westpac. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our Westpac tips and tricks articles.
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Other Financial Products

Discuss how to make the most of other financial products on offer from the likes of Coles, HSBC, Myer or Woolworths. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts.
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General Financial Discussion

Discuss how to make the most of all other financial non-loyalty programs. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts.
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Hotels and their Loyalty Programs In our Hotel Loyalty Programs forums you can discuss how to make the most of Hotel loyalty programs including the Priority Club, Hilton Honors and Premium Club, Hyatt Gold Passport, Current Starwood (SPG), and others.

Current Hotel Promotions

Here you can share information about current hotel promotions and special offers. Don't miss out on those bonus offers again!
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Accor Hotels

Discuss how to make the most of Le Club, the loyalty program run by Accor Hotels. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our Accor Le Club tips and tricks articles.
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Hilton

Discuss how to make the most of the Hilton Honors program. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our Hilton Honors tips and tricks articles.
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Hyatt

Discuss how to make the most of the World of Hyatt program. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our World of Hyatt tips and tricks articles.
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InterContinental Hotels

Discuss how to make the most of the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Rewards Club program. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our IHG Rewards Club tips and tricks articles.
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Marriott

Discuss how to make the most of the Marriott Bonvoy program. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts. You can also read our Marriott Bonvoy tips and tricks articles.
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Rydges

Discuss how to make the most of the Rydges Priority Guest Rewards program. Learn how best to redeem points for free hotel stays and recognition at over 550 hotels around the world. You can also read our Rydges Priority Guest Rewards tips and tricks articles.
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Other Hotel Loyalty Programs

Discuss how to make the most of all other hotel loyalty reward programs. Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts.
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General Hotel Discussion

Discuss hotels in general in this forum.
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AFF Wine Lovers Resources As frequent flyers, we all know that a good wine makes for a great journey! So we have a dedicated spot on AFF to discuss that very important subject of wine and other beverages.

General Wine Discussion

A place for general discussion about wine. You can also read our Wine tips and tricks articles.
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Wine Lover Meetups

This is the spot to organise a wine social event and meet other members with similar interests. You can also read our Wine tips and tricks articles.
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Wine Deals (including "Secret" Deals)

Do you know a good deal that you would like to share with our members, or are you looking for a good deal? This is the place to find it. You can also read our Wine tips and tricks articles.
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Qantas Wines and Virgin Wines

Qantas Wines allows Qantas Frequent Flyers to earn points on food and wine purchases, while Virgin Wines sell boutique-quality, handcrafted wines from Australia and around the world. You can also read our Wine tips and tricks articles.
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Member Recommendations and Tasting Notes

Do you have a recommendation? Perhaps you have recently opened something and want to share your thoughts. Share your experiences here to benefit the community. You can also read our Wine tips and tricks articles.
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Wine Regions and Cellar Doors

Discussions to do with different wine regions or cellar doors that are worth visiting. Stop by here to give and receive advice. You can also read our Wine tips and tricks articles.
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Champagne and other Sparkling Wines

Discussions to do with Champagnes and other Sparkling Wines. You can also read our Wine tips and tricks articles.
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Beer, Cider and other Alcoholic Beverages

Discussions to do with Beer, Cider and other Alcoholic Beverages. You can also read our Wine tips and tricks articles.
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Other Resources In this section you can discuss all other loyalty programs including FlyBuys. Its also the place where journalists contact our members for frequent flyer information.

Industry Ombudsman & Dispute Resolution

Here you can discuss how you have used the Airline Customer Advocate or another Industry Ombudsman to resolve issues you have had with companies providing services.
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Shopping Reward Programs

Learn how best to redeem points for free flights, hotel stays and gifts with Shopping Reward Programs such as Flybuys and Woolworths Rewards.
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Expert Flyer and other Frequent Flyer Tools

Discuss how you use Award Nexus, Expert Flyer or the KVS Tool to ensure you get the seat you want, on the flight you want, at the price you want.
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Media Requests

Our website and Australian Frequent Flyer Online Community is often quoted in the media. This is where journalists ask for your help in their quest for the "truth".
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Community Surveys

Survey the vibrant Australian Frequent Flyer community from this forum and discover insights into the things that make our members tick. Please check posting guidelines for best practice HERE.
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Archives

Previously active forums, subforums and threads can be found in the archive. Posting new material is not permitted in this forum.
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AFF on Air Podcast

  • HARS (Historic Aircraft Restoration Society) – AIR023
    Sat, 02 Nov 2019 13:24:03 AEDT
      The Historic Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) boasts a collection of over 60 aircraft, including a retired Qantas 747, Super Constellation and DC-3s. John Travolta's Bo ...
  • “Hidden City” Court Case – AIR022
    Sat, 19 Oct 2019 09:30:46 AEDT
      Earlier this year, German airline Lufthansa tried to sue a passenger that exploited the loophole of hidden-city ticketing by skipping the last flight on their ticket. This ...
  • Summer in Europe – AIR021
    Sat, 05 Oct 2019 17:28:53 AEST
      Qantas and Virgin Australia are fighting over two rare and lucrative new landing slots for Tokyo's Haneda Airport. Meanwhile, four European airlines have gone bankrupt in ...
  • Are Loyalty Programs a Scam? – AIR020
    Sat, 21 Sep 2019 08:36:18 AEST
      The ACCC recently released a damning draft report into Australian loyalty schemes, calling out practices that it says may shock consumers and putting loyalty program opera ...
  • Air Chathams – AIR019
    Sat, 07 Sep 2019 16:41:06 AEST
      With less than two weeks until the upcoming Qantas Frequent Flyer changes, now is the time to make any last-minute Classic Flight Reward bookings! In this episode, Matt ch ...

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