Travel insurance is a must-have for anyone that travels overseas. But finding travel insurance for seniors over the age of 70 can be easier said than done. Many travel insurance policies have age limits, while other providers impose a higher excess, higher premiums or restrict the cover available to senior travellers. Travel insurance for seniors becomes even more … [Read more...]
Travel Insurance is a popular topic of discussion on the Australian Frequent Flyer website. We really believe that proper insurance cover is vital! We provide tips to help you decide which travel insurance policy is best for you.
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Bali's international airport has re-opened but many flights are still disrupted due to volcanic ash. Since last Thursday, many flights between Australia and Denpasar have been delayed, diverted or cancelled. And most passengers won't be covered by travel insurance. Bali's Mt Agung, which first erupted in November last year, is once again the culprit. The volcanic ash being … [Read more...]
A Qantas ticketing error has left a customer stranded in Cuba and more than $2,000 out of pocket. AFF member Sheenaec7 had booked an Iberia reward flight from Havana to Madrid in Business class, using Qantas points. But upon arriving at Havana Airport to check in for the flight, they were told there was no booking. It turns out Qantas had cancelled the booking without … [Read more...]
Regional Australian airline JetGo has entered voluntary administration, suspending all commercial passenger flights as of 1 June 2018. JetGo customers with existing flight bookings may be entitled to a refund by initiating a credit card chargeback. If the refund is unsuccessful, JetGo's administrator advises that customers can lodge a "Proof of Debt" claim. For customers … [Read more...]
One AFF member recently flew with Qantas to Singapore, then returning with Singapore Airlines. Unfortunately for henleybeach, their suitcase was damaged on both flights. But the follow-up customer service received from each airline could not have been more different! This member flew with Qantas in Business class from Adelaide to Singapore in February. They sent photos and … [Read more...]