International flights in cattle class are rarely a fun experience. But having an empty neighbouring seat - or even an entire row to yourself - can make a big difference to your on-board comfort. Several airlines offer the opportunity to purchase a free neighbouring seat on your flight for a small fee. One is Air New Zealand, which sells "Twin Seats" for as little as $29 on … [Read more...]
Flight Upgrades is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Much of the discussion is about upgrading to a premium cabin class of travel.
We do offer tips and tricks for upgrading. For example, read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points.
Qantas began flying Boeing 747s between Sydney and Perth this week! The first Sydney-Perth 747 flight ran last Monday as QF581. But it's only a temporary change; the 747s are currently scheduled to operate selected flights on this route until 5 September 2018. Although the Boeing 747s on the Sydney-Perth route feature Premium Economy seating, Qantas is only selling Economy … [Read more...]
Ahead of a long-haul international flight, that beep at the boarding gate when you get an upgrade is a moment of pure joy. After working hard to save up enough frequent flyer points, you've won the upgrade lottery and can look forward to a delicious meal and comfortable sleep on board. But for one Qantas passenger recently, this moment of joy was short-lived. Their Qantas … [Read more...]
The Australian Frequent Flyer (AFF) forum is a wonderfully useful resource for travellers. Our forums cover all sorts of travel-related topics including airlines, loyalty programs, credit cards, hotels and much more! There are many knowledgeable AFF members that are happy to answer any travel-related questions you may have. Asking questions will enable you to get the most of … [Read more...]
Qantas will start using Boeing 747s on domestic flights from the end of this month. The jumbo jet will serve the trans-continental Sydney-Perth route and some lucky Qantas frequent flyers will be able to score a free upgrade to a Premium Economy seat! The first Sydney-Perth Boeing 747 flight will be QF581 on 30 July 2018. (If you're interested, this flight does have both … [Read more...]