When you buy a Jetstar ticket, the base fare only includes a seat, up to 7kg of carry-on luggage and water during the flight. Extras such as checked baggage, food, seat selection and frequent flyer points are not automatically included. Instead, Jetstar offers several different types of bundles to suit different types of travellers. Even if you purchase a Jetstar Business … [Read more...]
Low Cost Carriers
Low Cost Carriers is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. And for obvious reasons - we all love a bargain! But the problem with low cost carriers is that once you have paid for all the extras, you could end up paying more than a discounted ticket on a full service airline.
To discover ways to upgrade so that you can avoid traveling on low cost carriers, be sure to read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points.
Emirates has started unbundling its Business Class fares with the launch of its new "Business Special" fare concept. Emirates' Business Special fares are a little bit cheaper than the Dubai-based airline's regular tickets. But they also exclude many of the perks that traditionally come with a Business class ticket. What you'll get on a discounted Emirates Business Special … [Read more...]
As anyone that's been stopped by the Jetstar or Tigerair baggage police will know, attempting to flout your baggage allowance can be a costly mistake. Airlines impose strict piece and weight limits for both checked and carry-on luggage. And the most expensive place to pay for excess baggage is at the airport. If you know that you need extra luggage, it's a good idea to … [Read more...]
Jetstar will launch 3x weekly flights from Gold Coast to Seoul, South Korea from 8 December 2019. The Jetstar flights to Seoul's Incheon International Airport will be operated by Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners with 314 Economy seats and 21 reclining Business seats. The flight time will be just over 9 hours. Flights will run on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays with the following … [Read more...]
Travelling to Brazil? Internal flights can be expensive. But if you happen to have some spare Etihad Guest miles, you can use these to book a flight on GOL Airlines. Award seats on GOL are surprisingly cheap and there are no fuel surcharges, so this can be very good value. GOL is the largest domestic carrier in Brazil and one of Etihad's 24 partner airlines. It also operates … [Read more...]