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...]
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.
Ever noticed that it was more expensive to fly from A to B, compared to flying from A to C via B? This phenomenon is known as "hidden-city" pricing, and airlines hate it when passengers exploit it. Although hidden-city ticketing is more prevalent overseas, it does exist in Australia. In one example, a Qantas Business class flight from Perth to Sydney would cost … [Read more...]
Update (14 August 2019) | The Hong Kong protests caused severe disruptions to flights out of Hong Kong International Airport on the evenings of 12 and 13 August 2019, leading to many cancelled flights. Hong Kong's airport has now won an injunction to prevent protesters from blocking the airport, and airport operations have more or less returned to normal. However, the situation … [Read more...]
If you use public transport in Sydney, you can now tap on and off using a debit or credit card. Contactless payment is offered on trains, ferries, light rail and now also buses in Sydney, including at the Sydney Airport train stations. Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards with contactless payment enabled are all accepted. While contactless payment has been available … [Read more...]
An AFF member is $1,500 out of pocket after Qantas denied them boarding due to minor passport damage. While an unfortunate mistake by the passenger, the airline also could have done more to resolve the situation. Cossie was flying from Canberra to Jakarta with Qantas. This member was also booked to continue from Jakarta to Amsterdam on a Qatar Airways sale fare later that … [Read more...]