Travel vaccinations are important to prevent you from getting sick overseas. But they're also necessary for another reason that many travellers overlook. Not getting the right vaccinations could void your travel insurance. All insurance policies contain various clauses that exclude cover if the traveller fails to take sensible precautions to prevent their loss or injury. … [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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When flying Business class, is a day or night flight preferable? Business class flights command a significant price premium over Economy. While some pay the premium to ensure a good night's sleep on board, others prefer to fly during the day and maximise the experience. Our members are in two camps when it comes to day or night flights. 43% of members say they prefer to … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]