The Australian Frequent Flyer (AFF) forum is a wonderfully useful resource for travellers. Our forums cover all sorts of travel-related topics including airlines, loyalty programs, credit cards, hotels and much more! There are many knowledgeable AFF members that are happy to answer any travel-related questions you may have. Asking questions will enable you to get the most of … [Read more...]
Seat Selection is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. The seat you select can make - or break - your journey! To help identify the best seats on the plane, use one of the online tools we describe in our guide 10 Must-Have Online Tools for Frequent Flyers.
Virgin Australia introduced Economy X seating on all its flights last year. These extra legroom seats come with dedicated overhead locker space, priority security and priority boarding. On flights to Los Angeles, Economy X passengers also receive noise-cancelling headphones and first meal choice. Economy X seats can be booked for a surcharge ranging from $35 to around $150, … [Read more...]
Qantas is reportedly considering a "pay as you go" service model on flights between Australia and New Zealand. In a move that would copy the existing models of Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia, Qantas passengers could be charged extra for things like checked baggage, meals, drinks, frequent flyer points, seat selection and in-flight entertainment when flying across the … [Read more...]
Expert Flyer is one of the most useful online tools for frequent flyers. The many Expert Flyer features can help to secure an upgrade, find award availability, pick the best seat on the plane, and much more! A lot of the information available on Expert Flyer, such as real-time flight availability, is not otherwise available to the general public. If you're a frequent flyer, … [Read more...]
Fly Ahead is a fantastic benefit afforded to Gold and Platinum Velocity Frequent Flyer members. Eligible flyers and up to 3 guests on the same booking can change to an earlier Virgin Australia flight on the same day at no cost. Who can use Fly Ahead? Fly Ahead is available to Gold and Platinum Velocity members travelling on Virgin Australia domestic flights. Fly Ahead used … [Read more...]