Air New Zealand Koru Club membership offers lounge access and a host of other benefits when flying on Air New Zealand. The Kiwi equivalent of Qantas Club or Virgin Australia Lounge membership, Air New Zealand sells annual Koru Club memberships for a fee. With a Koru Club membership, you'll have access to any of Air New Zealand's airport lounges when flying with Air New … [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.
Last week, the brand new Virgin Australia Lounge in Wellington received some serious criticism from an AFF member. But this week, Qantas has also come under fire for the quality of its lounges at one of its airports across the ditch. The Qantas Business and First Class lounges in Auckland are, frankly, in dire need of a refurbishment. The good news is that these lounges … [Read more...]
If you have a Business class ticket, you'll generally have access to the Business Lounge ahead of your flight. But if you're connecting from a long-haul Business flight to a domestic or short-haul flight in Economy, you may also have lounge access while waiting for your connecting Economy flight. This little-known rule applies not only to Qantas flights, but is a standard … [Read more...]
On Qantas domestic flights, upgrades are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is a Business Class Classic Reward seat available on your flight, the upgrade is yours. But Qantas international flights work somewhat differently. On international Qantas flights, upgrading with frequent flyer points is like entering a lottery. The only difference is that the … [Read more...]
Do you have a Sydney stopover coming up? Australia's largest city has plenty for visitors to see and do, and the airport is just a short train ride from the city centre. But if you're just staying one night in Sydney between flights, there is also an increasingly large choice of airport hotels near both the domestic and international terminals. Whether you’re just in transit … [Read more...]