Qantas has announced plans to upgrade six of its airport lounges. Qantas lounge upgrades are due for Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland, Tokyo, Hobart and Tamworth, with work to begin on some lounges later this year. However, there are no immediate plans to upgrade the overcrowded Qantas Singapore Lounge or the outdated Melbourne International Business Lounge. Here's an overview 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 discounted Qantas Club membership.
You can pay for your club membership with a credit card. Our guide How to take advantage of Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses shows how you can get bonus points when applying for a new credit card.
Thanks to the current Double Qantas Status Credits promotion, there has been a flurry of questions and discussion on the AFF forum about Qantas status runs. Many people are booking flights to take advantage of the reduced amount of flying needed to earn Gold (or Platinum) status. But is Gold status worth it? Well, it depends. For many frequent flyers, Gold status is the … [Read more...]
The annual AFF lounge crawl is one of our most popular social events after the annual AFF weekend gathering (which this year is on from 19-21 October in Adelaide). During a lounge crawl, AFF members meet at an airport for an afternoon of socialising, eating, drinking and enjoying the facilities in some of the world's best airport lounges. As the name suggests, the group … [Read more...]
Access to airport lounges is normally a perk of flying Business class or holding elite airline status. But even if you're not a frequent flyer, you can enjoy access to airport lounges around the world with a Priority Pass membership. Priority Pass members have access to more than 1,200 airport lounges in six continents. But the real beauty of Priority Pass membership is that … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia operates a network of 11 Australian airport lounges. These stylish lounges offer complimentary food and drinks, showers and business facilities. Virgin's Sydney and Brisbane lounges even boast premium entry points which allow eligible flyers to bypass the airport terminal and clear security in the lounge. Velocity Gold and Platinum members enjoy unlimited … [Read more...]