If you caught a flight from Melbourne to Sydney on a Monday morning, you would probably find most of your fellow passengers wearing professional attire. But on a long-haul flight, most frequent flyers agree that comfort is much more important than style. This week our members share some sage travel advice to an infrequent flyer preparing for a long-haul flight to Europe. … [Read more...]
Travel Health is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about travel health issues.
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If you’ve flown Qantas lately, you may have noticed an increase in healthy food options like salads and celery sticks. But are Qantas in-flight and lounge menus becoming too healthy? While health-conscious frequent flyers may be rejoicing, others believe there is too much kale, polenta and cabbage slaw appearing on Qantas menus. An AFF member flying Qantas to Los Angeles … [Read more...]
They say that if you can't afford travel insurance, you can't afford to travel. But this latest travel insurance horror story is a timely reminder to also read the fine print carefully. A British tourist has died in an Egyptian hospital after becoming ill on holiday. Although the man did have travel insurance, the insurance provider refused to pay for medical costs. As the … [Read more...]
The prevalence of "emotional support" animals on flights within the United States has become a serious problem. It's not uncommon to see service animals such as guide dogs on aircraft… but the rules surrounding support animals on planes in the United States have become a dog's breakfast. United Airlines last week denied boarding to a passenger's emotional support peacock. … [Read more...]
After discovering AFF two years ago, member dhein has been using the tips & tricks learned to upgrade to Business and First class. Thanks to frequent flyer points, this member has now flown in the pointy end on several different airlines. dhein has loved the extra space and superior catering of the pointy end, but there's one thing they haven't been able to achieve: a … [Read more...]