This week’s trip report again features a popular use of Qantas points, in the form of the OneWorld Award that allows for 5 stopovers and 35,000 miles of travel. With Business Class requiring just 280,000 points, it can be a very effective use of points. And as with most awards, there are no limitations on nesting flights between stopovers, making it possible to stretch the … [Read more...]
Round The World
Round The World Travel is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. As frequent flyers we all enjoy flying and there is nothing better than flying around the world!
Don't miss our guide How to Redeem Qantas Points Effectively, which explains exactly how this can be done.
It’s well known amongst our members that toasters are not exactly the best value when it comes to using points. With concern over the financial future of Qantas, many are looking at using their points while they still have some value. If you have only got 7,500 points, a toaster may not be bad value! And that could well have been the situation our trip reporter of the week … [Read more...]
For many Australians, the break between school and university is almost a rite of passage. Often known as gap year, it’s a chance to see the world and experience new cultures, while doing the odd job or two to fund your travels. For one of our members, the break before the start of university proved to be ideal for revisiting a country they love, Germany. However, how they are … [Read more...]
This week we look at a trip report that’s on the bucket list for many travellers, using points to go around the world. To do this, many travellers make use of a OneWorld award. Offering good value, travel for up to 35,000 miles can be made for just 140,000 points plus taxes as a return trip in Economy. That return trip can have up to five free stopovers as part of the … [Read more...]
After some difficulties with a North American Winter, our roving member, Mattg, heads this week to South America, specifically Brazil and Peru. No doubt many will be heading to Brazil later this year for the World Cup, so it’s a good time to find out what’s on offer. While many visit the country as tourists, how many get to see the country the way locals do? First stop after … [Read more...]