Enjoy a meal on your flight? Within Australia, both Qantas and Virgin Australia offer complimentary food and drinks on all flights. But exactly what you'll get depends on the airline, time of day and length of the flight. On some flights you'll get a full hot meal with complimentary wine and beer, while on others you'll just get a fun-sized chocolate bar. In this article, we … [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 earn more points so that you can avoid traveling on low cost carriers, be sure to read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines.
Norwegian Air Shuttle offers some very competitive fares on its long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliner routes. The low-cost carrier flies many trans-Atlantic routes, as well as several routes between Asia and Europe. From last year, non-stop flights from Singapore to London were added to the airline's growing network. Norwegian flies 4x weekly from Singapore to London, with the … [Read more...]
Air Asia X may not be the first airline you consider for a trip to New Zealand. But right now, the Malaysian carrier has some very attractive premium airfares to Auckland. Air Asia X flies daily from the Gold Coast to Auckland at convenient times. The outbound flight departs Gold Coast around 11am, arriving in Auckland mid-afternoon. The return flight to the Gold Coast is in … [Read more...]
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...]
Qantas is reportedly considering a "pay as you go" service model on flights between Australia and New Zealand. In a move that would copy the existing models of Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia, Qantas passengers could be charged extra for things like checked baggage, meals, drinks, frequent flyer points, seat selection and in-flight entertainment when flying across the … [Read more...]