Low-cost carrier Jetstar will axe all regional routes within New Zealand, with the last flights to operate on 30 November 2019. Although Jetstar has announced that this is currently only a "proposal", the airline is already offering refunds to customers that booked a regional New Zealand domestic flight for travel from December 2019. Tickets beyond 30 November have been … [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.
Some low cost carriers, such as Jetstar, offer cheap business class flights from selected domestic airports.
Qantas Frequent Flyer is expanding its Points Plane concept to Jetstar. Until 17 September 2019, Qantas says you'll be able to book any available seat on Jetstar flights between Australia and Japan, as well as across the Jetstar Japan network, for travel between 12 November and 12 December 2019. If you've been saving up your Qantas points for a trip to Japan, this probably … [Read more...]
Did you know that Jetstar offers a Price Beat Guarantee? If a competing airline has a cheaper flight on the same route, you can fly Jetstar for 10% off the competitor's airfare. Using the Jetstar Price Beat Guarantee, you can get some seriously cheap airfares. It's particularly useful for matching excellent sales offered by other airlines - such as Tigerair's Saturday Flight … [Read more...]
Low-cost carrier Scoot will rename its business class product to ScootPlus from 2 September 2019. Scoot says that the name change "seeks to better reflect the product customers will experience on board". With the name change, Scoot aims to position ScootPlus as closer to "Premium Economy" on other airlines. In reality, ScootBiz was always a premium economy product as the … [Read more...]
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...]