Although travel is usually full of positive experiences, stressful situations are sometimes unavoidable. Delays, lost passports and cancelled credit cards are just some of the issues bound to boost the blood pressure of even the most seasoned travellers. This week our members share experiences that have stressed them out while travelling – and they have certainly been through a … [Read more...]
Seat Selection is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. The seat you select can make - or break - your journey! Unfortunately, seat selection is not usually available on most cheap international flights.
One member finds themself stuck in a hiatus from flying as they suffer from severe motion sickness. They ask for advice on how to minimise the effects and get back in the air. I used to travel regularly, but a few years ago developed severe motion sickness and have now developed a fear of this and haven't travelled since. I am keen to fly again regularly with my family and … [Read more...]
One member this week bemoans having to share their seat with a fellow passenger whose size is not well-equipped for a standard seat. In a case of seat invasion, our member had a very uncomfortable journey. The situation is not fair on anyone involved- it can be embarrassing for the overweight passenger and uncomfortable for their unfortunate neighbour. Our member is not … [Read more...]
One member is running into problems attempting to select a seat on their upcoming codeshare flights. I have purchased flights with LAN as marketing carrier but operating carrier is QF. I only have a LAN PNR - tried to get the QF one and QF tell me I do not exist in their system from the flights we are on. Speak to LAN and they say that they have said it is a blocked code share … [Read more...]
One member this week seeks guidance on the correct flight etiquette when faced with a vacant seat in the middle of a three seat row. On a recent trip this flyer experienced fellow pax acting, in their view arrogantly, by completely dominating the vacant middle seat for their own possessions and food tray. Some members believe the appropriate flight etiquette is that the … [Read more...]