Dreaming of a visit to the land of the long white cloud? Cheap flights to New Zealand are on sale now, with tickets to Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington starting at just $185 return. Flights to Queenstown are also on sale. These fares are available departing from Sydney, Melbourne and the Gold Coast. These cheap flights are with Jetstar, so they don't include luggage or … [Read more...]
Economy Class is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer as this is by far the most common class of travel. Airline standards do vary, but most full service airlines offer a comfortable product.
That said, you can always improve your travel experience by upgrading to a higher class such as Premium Economy or Business Class. Read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points for more information.
Virgin Australia introduced Economy X seating on all its flights last year. These extra legroom seats come with dedicated overhead locker space, priority security and priority boarding. On flights to Los Angeles, Economy X passengers also receive noise-cancelling headphones and first meal choice. Economy X seats can be booked for a surcharge ranging from $35 to around $150, … [Read more...]
The internet is littered with negative reviews about Air China. But are these reviews justified? What's it really like to fly Air China Economy class? AFF member trentusjuventus recently put the Beijing-based Star Alliance carrier to the test, flying Economy from Taipei to Europe and back. Though initially hesitant to fly Air China Economy class, they had an unbeatable fare … [Read more...]
KrisFlyer is the frequent flyer program of Singapore Airlines. It's not as well-known as our local Qantas Frequent Flyer and Virgin Australia Velocity programs, but it's full of hidden gems! And it's relatively easy to earn KrisFlyer miles in Australia through credit cards or by transferring points over from Velocity. One of the best aspects of the Singapore Airlines … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia will begin direct flights from Sydney to Hong Kong from 2 July. To celebrate the new route's launch, cheap flights to Hong Kong are now on sale from just $529 return and Business class is available from just $1,742 return! Virgin's entry on the Sydney-Hong Kong route is great if you're a Virgin Australia flyer. But it's also good news if you prefer to fly … [Read more...]