With all the Qantas Frequent Flyer changes that came into effect in July, flight upgrades are probably one of the few areas left where points still have significant value. Depending on the fare you booked, an upgrade to Premium Economy, Business or First Class can often be requested. But if you have not travelled in those cabins, what exactly are you getting for your … [Read more...]
Business Class is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Travelling with a bit of luxury can make all the difference to your enjoyment of the trip. And it can be less expensive thank you think!
To find out how you can enjoy Business Class travel for less, you should definitely read our guide on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award which shows how you can travel around the world in business class for just 280,000 Qantas points!
Chatting with crew is always an interesting and informative way to pass the time on a flight. While often it’s discussing the more mundane things in life like the weather or political affairs, sometimes the odd gem pops up. On some recent Virgin flights, it seems a few of those gems have been along the lines of a possible new Business Class cabin that is in the works. I flew … [Read more...]
This week our trip report is a little different. Rather than being another business trip in familiar territory, or a short domestic jaunt, it’s the big one, the first long haul trip overseas. My mother has managed to make it to 60 without ever going overseas (Kangaroo Island doesn't count), so when I stumbled on some great Virgin Business fares mid last year, the decision was … [Read more...]
In a further dissection of "flying etiquette 101", our members this week discuss the lowdown on the when and how of donning pyjamas in the sky. It is a question of etiquette as to whether donning a competing airlines pyjamas is acceptable. One member opines that provided the pyjamas are clean and tidy than the logo on the breast pocket is irrelevant. Another member opts to … [Read more...]
Ever read a travel article and thought it sounded familiar? This week's trip report is from one member who has penned many such reports in the past. And has the experience of reading an article based on one of their previously published trip reports where even the photos were copied! So you know you’re in for a good read - after all imitation is the sincerest form of … [Read more...]