Flying overseas doesn't have to cost a fortune - or even tens of thousands of frequent flyer points! Cheap reward flights on international routes out of Australia are available for as little as 6,900 frequent flyer points each way. We've searched far and wide to find the international award flights out of Australia that require the fewest number of points using frequent … [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.
Cheap international flights are available in Economy Class on Qantas and other airlines.
Looking for cheap flights to South America? Qantas currently has some very good fares available to Santiago, Lima, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo from $995 return. There are also some exceptional deals available to South America in Premium Economy from $1,895 return. Qantas Economy sale to South America Qantas flights from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne to Santiago are now … [Read more...]
One of the little-known benefits of Qantas Platinum and Platinum One status is the "Priority Economy seat purchase" perk. This benefit allows Platinum and Platinum One frequent flyers to purchase up to two Economy seats on any Qantas flight until midday on the day prior to travel - even if the flight is sold out. This is a fairly niche benefit, but numerous AFF members have … [Read more...]
Etihad Airways has been on a relentless cost-cutting drive lately. The airline has already axed unprofitable routes (like Perth-Abu Dhabi), cut back its chauffeur drive service, reduced Business class amenities and introduced fares that exclude checked baggage. Now, the latest victim of Etihad's cost-cutting is its Economy class catering. Etihad recently announced new … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia has been offering flights to London in conjunction with its partner Virgin Atlantic since May 2018. Velocity members can fly with Virgin Australia from Sydney or Melbourne to Hong Kong, connecting on a Virgin Atlantic codeshare flight from Hong Kong to London. Velocity members, of course, can earn full Velocity points and status credits all the way to London as … [Read more...]