Qantas Frequent Flyer last month launched a points-earning partnership with TerryWhite Chemmart. To celebrate, you can currently earn 1,000 bonus Qantas points for spending $30 at any TerryWhite Chemmart pharmacy in Australia. The bonus points are in addition to the usual 2 Qantas points per dollar earned on any purchase from participating stores. To earn Qantas points … [Read more...]
Travel Health is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about travel health issues.
For longer flights try to select a seat which gives you as much comfort as possible. You might want an aisle seat for extra legroom or a seat close to the toilets. Purchasing the Qantas seat selection product is recommended for those who don't have Qantas status.
Frequent flyers often make long-haul travel look easy. But this isn't by accident; most frequent flyers employ the assistance of technology to make their experience more comfortable and stress-free. So, which travel tools and gadgets do frequent flyers use? For starters, noise-cancelling headphones are very popular among AFF members. A good pair of these can block the sound … [Read more...]
They say that if you can't afford travel insurance, you can't afford to travel! In this episode, Matt chats to James Green about the importance of travel insurance, and what to look out for when purchasing or claiming on a travel insurance policy. Also, ever wondered what goes into an airline safety video? This episode includes some of the world's best and worst … [Read more...]
Airlines love to tell their passengers how wonderful their in-flight meals are. But airlines often seem to think the food served on board is better than it really is. Both Qantas and Virgin Australia enlist the help of celebrity chefs in marketing their business class meals. But some airlines have taken this even further. United Airlines last year released a cookbook so you … [Read more...]
Did you know that fear of flying affects roughly 1 in 4 people? While there is no perfect cure for a fear of flying, the good news is that it is possible to minimise the discomfort. Peter Chin, who runs Fear of Flying courses at Flight Experience in Perth, joined me on the latest episode of the AFF on Air podcast to discuss this topic. According to Peter, turbulence is … [Read more...]