Flight advice- Sydney- LA -Ny?- London one way | Australian Frequent Flyer
Australian Frequent Flyer

Welcome to Australia's leading independent Frequent Flyer and Travel Resource since 1998!
Our site contains tons of information that will improve your travel experience.

Joining AFF is fast, simple & absolutely free - register now and take immediate advantage of these great BENEFITS.

Once registered, this box will disappear. And you will see fewer advertisements :)

Flight advice- Sydney- LA -Ny?- London one way

Status
Not open for further replies.

sylviegal

Junior Member
Joined
Jun 28, 2005
Messages
13
we are thinking of going to work in the Uk via LA and the states so may be interested in a one way ticket.

Is a one way ticket worth it or is a RTW going to be about the same and offer us the flexibility of coming home if we wanted to?

We have about 160000 points now so may be able to get at least one
one way flight to Aust from London if we need to later on.

Any suggestions to a FF novice welcome!!
 

Mal

AFF Supporter
Joined
Dec 25, 2004
Messages
12,267
Flights
My Map
A few things to watch out for.

1). One way tickets are very expensive. You may be able to get a cheaper fare on certain airlines (such as Air Nz) who offer one way fares at cheap prices.

2) Any RTW/Return ticket will most likely have a maximum validity of 12 months, so you would have to think about returning then if you wanted to use it.

3) You may be able to buy a return ticket and throw away the return portion, however this is technically against booking rules and the airline may come chasing you seeking a penalty fee. Whether they'd bother or not is another story...
 
Status
Not open for further replies.

AFF on Air Podcast

  • The Qantas Oneworld Award – AIR015
    Sat, 13 Jul 2019 02:07:50 AEST
      Learn how to fly around the world using your Qantas Frequent Flyer points as Matt chats to James Green, an award travel consultant at Frequent Flyer Solutions. This episode ...
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer Changes – AIR014
    Sat, 29 Jun 2019 00:40:35 AEST
      Last week, Qantas announced a major shake-up to its Qantas Frequent Flyer program. In this episode, former Head of Loyalty at Malaysia Airlines, Mark Ross-Smith, joins Matt ...
  • jb747’s Stellar Career with Qantas – AIR013
    Sat, 15 Jun 2019 03:00:41 AEST
      In this special edition of the podcast, Matt chats to John Bartels (a.k.a. jb747) about his flying career with Qantas, the A380, the QF30 incident, flight training, retirem ...
  • Cheap Virgin Australia Business Class – AIR012
    Sat, 01 Jun 2019 03:05:28 AEST
      Find out how to get cut-price Virgin Australia Business Class tickets by buying and redeeming Etihad Guest miles! This episode also includes some listener Q&A and an interv ...
  • Star Alliance Status – AIR011
    Sat, 18 May 2019 09:39:41 AEST
      Find out how to easily earn Star Alliance Gold status with several different frequent flyer programs! This episode also includes an interview with John Blom, Australia’s ...

Community Statistics

Threads
82,026
Messages
1,897,060
Members
49,863
Latest member
Jonb
Top