Regional flying has a reputation for being expensive. But there are exceptions! FlyPelican, a regional airline based in Newcastle, offers an excellent yet poorly-advertised deal on last-minute flights. On selected FlyPelican routes, all remaining seats are made available for just $72 within 72 hours of departure. This includes flights to Mudgee, Taree, Newcastle and … [Read more...]
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Qantas has quietly suspended the "Price Promise" designed to encourage customers to book flights & hotels directly on the airline's website. Since 2011, Qantas has offered to match lower airfare prices found on third-party booking websites such as online travel agents. After booking on the Qantas website, customers could lodge a Price Promise claim by midnight on the … [Read more...]
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles are a valuable currency. You can redeem Alaska Airlines miles to fly with around 15 different airlines including Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Finnair, Singapore Airlines and Emirates, and most awards are excellent value. The miles required to redeem for a flight are relatively low. There are also no fuel surcharges on … [Read more...]
After a hiatus of several months, Virgin Australia Happy Hour sales are back with Economy fares from $69 and Business class tickets starting from just $250 one-way! In normal times, Virgin Australia would offer a selection of Happy Hour sale fares from 4pm until 11pm each Thursday afternoon. But these were quietly withdrawn earlier this year as the coronavirus crisis began … [Read more...]
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has forced Qantas to contact customers issued with flight credits to inform them of their entitlement to a refund. This includes customers that opted to cancel their booking for a voucher before Qantas cancelled their flight. The ACCC alleges that Qantas failed to adequately inform customers of their right to a … [Read more...]