The Qantas website has been plagued with errors since it was "upgraded" earlier this month. Unfortunately, one of the most serious problems has still not yet been resolved. The Qantas website is currently overcharging for some Classic Flight Reward bookings. The correct amounts of taxes and carrier charges are being applied, but the amount of Qantas points quoted for many … [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.
Read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines so that you can earn frequent flyer points on your transit hotel stays.
Looking for cheap Business class flights to Europe? If you don't mind making your own way to Bangkok, there are some exceptional Gulf Air Business class fares from Bangkok to London for under $2,000 return. The cheap Gulf Air Business fares are available for travel any time until the end of the year, except from 13-20 June or 20 August-4 September. You can return any time up … [Read more...]
An AFF member has acknowledged the outstanding Qantas service they received from the airline's ground staff at Brisbane Airport this week. Stevo.1702 was flying from Townsville to Roma with a very tight connection in Brisbane. On any other day, this member would have missed the connection. But the Qantas staff went above and beyond ensuring not only that their customer made the … [Read more...]
The internet is littered with negative reviews about Air China. But are these reviews justified? What's it really like to fly Air China Economy class? AFF member trentusjuventus recently put the Beijing-based Star Alliance carrier to the test, flying Economy from Taipei to Europe and back. Though initially hesitant to fly Air China Economy class, they had an unbeatable fare … [Read more...]
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 to book a flight … [Read more...]