In Australia, the highest publicly available American Express card is the Amex Platinum Charge card. Costing $1,450 per year, this card comes with some serious perks including airport lounge access and status with several hotel chains. But there's another Amex card that's so exclusive, you have to be invited to apply. The Amex Centurion card, which is physically made of … [Read more...]
The Qantas Club is easily the most common airport lounge in Australia. Australian frequent flyers are always looking for information about the Qantas Club, and how to obtain a Qantas Club discount.
Fancy a cheese plate in the Qantas Business Lounge? In the domestic Business class lounges, Qantas does not generally put out cheese and crackers with the rest of the lounge buffet food. But there's a simple trick to get a delicious cheese plate complete with two types of cheese, crackers, nuts, quince paste, apricots and sultanas. It's the perfect accompaniment to a glass … [Read more...]
Qantas flight QF1 is the airline's flagship "kangaroo route" from Sydney to London via Singapore. Departing from Sydney each afternoon, this Airbus A380 service takes around 24 hours to cover the 17,176km to London. Are you flying on QF1 from Sydney to London? This guide explains everything you need to know to maximise your experience and have an enjoyable … [Read more...]
Qantas has been caught out denying lounge access to frequent flyers, despite them clearly being eligible under Oneworld alliance rules. In one recent case, Qantas incorrectly refused lounge entry in Perth. To make matters worse, Qantas later defended their ground staff's actions and refused to admit the mistake or offer compensation. Spieck's daughter had just arrived in … [Read more...]
Would you like to enjoy Qantas' airport lounges, but don’t fly enough to earn Gold status? The answer is to purchase a Qantas Club membership. This provides access to domestic Qantas Club and international Business class lounges when flying with Qantas or Jetstar. Instead of waiting in the busy airport terminal, you'll enjoy the comfort and privacy of the lounge along with … [Read more...]