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As a new AFF member, you might be interested in these threads which address some of the most commonly asked questions and offer a taste of what AFF is all about!

AFF Abbreviations
Wiki - Abbreviations and explanations

Ask the Pilot
Question - Ask The Pilot.

Planning for OneWorld RTW (or similar) using points
Wiki - "oneworld" award (140K/280K/420K) Planning - The Definitive Thread

Virgin Australia Master Thread
The Virgin Australia/Velocity Master Thread: Index to common topics

Best Qantas Status Run Options
Wiki - Discussion/Q&A on Best QF Status Run Options

Best Virgin Australia Status Run Options
Wiki - The NEW Velocity Status Run Master thread

Seat availability on specific flights
Question - Flight Availability/Loadings & Upgrade Probability Help Desk

Seat allocation and configuration on specific flights
Question - Seating Availability/Allocation/Configuration Help Desk

Lounge Access Help Desk
Question - Lounge Access Help Desk

Earning points through Tax Payments by Credit Cards
ATO (tax office) payments by credit card

Woolworths Rewards Targeted Bonus Point Promotions
Woolworths Rewards Targeted offers

Flybuys Targeted Bonus Point Promotions
Flybuys Targeted Bonus Promotions

Compilation of Airline Lounge Meetups
Lounge Meetups

An (entertaining) example of how to take advantage of Store Promotions to earn points
WOW Select Trolley Run

Qantas Booking Classes and Upgradable Fares
QF Booking Class?

American Airlines Status Challenge options
American Airlines’ Status Challenge Options (from 2016)

Qantas Status Challenges
QF status challenge question

Citibank account for no foreign transaction or overseas ATM withdrawal fees
Citibank Plus - No Fee No Overseas Transaction Fee Account

Trip reports and reviews written by our members
Trip Reports and Trip Photos

"Free to a good home" forum, where members can give away things like lounge passes
Free to a Good Home

Fancy a glass of red or white? Join our wine-lovers discussion
Nice wines I have drunk recently - Red or White

What is the Airline Customer Advocate?
What is the Airline Consumer Advocate?

Virgin Australia Promo Codes
Wiki - Virgin Australia: x% off bookable fares - Promo codes (ongoing)
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