Just short of the next status tier with Qantas Frequent Flyer? If you haven't quite flown enough in your membership year to qualify (or re-qualify) for elite status, you might consider undertaking a Qantas status run. Status credits, which count towards your membership level with the airline, can only be earned by flying. The concept of a "status run" is therefore to book a … [Read more...]
Stopovers & Transits
Stopovers and Transits is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. By taking full advantage of stopovers & transits, you can get to visit additional cities for little (if any) extra cost. You can also enjoy a bit of luxury when visiting the departure lounges at many airports.
Santiago is the gateway between Australia and South America. All flights between the two continents arrive in Santiago, the Chilean hub of LATAM Airlines. So if you're headed to South America, chances are you'll have a Santiago stopover at Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Santiago is perhaps not the most exciting city in South America, but there's plenty to do … [Read more...]
Finnair currently has some nice Business class fares available from Hong Kong to London. You can fly all the way to London via Helsinki in the airline's flagship Airbus A350-900 with lie-flat Business class seats from $2,709 return. This Finnair sale is running until 31 December 2019 (or sold out), and covers travel dates between 14 January and 15 June 2020. You must use … [Read more...]
Qantas flight QF1 is the airline's flagship "kangaroo route" from Sydney to London via Singapore. Departing from Sydney each afternoon, this Airbus A380 service takes around 24 hours to cover the 17,176km to London. Are you flying on QF1 from Sydney to London? This guide explains everything you need to know to maximise your experience and have an enjoyable … [Read more...]
Qantas officially opened its new First Class Lounge in Singapore yesterday, following a soft launch in mid-November. The new Qantas Singapore First Lounge provides an enhanced experience for Platinum and Platinum One frequent flyers, as well as First Class passengers, while relieving some of the pressure from the existing Qantas Singapore Lounge. Located near the D gates … [Read more...]