When flying from Sydney to London, you could pay anywhere from nothing to over $250 per passenger to choose your own seats - or even more than $1,000 per passenger for exit row seat assignments! This can really add up if you're flying as a family. And as more and more airlines try to supplement their revenue by charging for ancillary services, seat selection fees are only … [Read more...]
Travelling with Children
Travelling with Children is a popular topic on the Australian Frequent Flyer. There are both rewards and challenges - read about them in the articles below.
Perhaps the best tip is to ensure the children are entertained during the flight and the Qantas entertainment App can help with this!
Located around 600km off the coast of New South Wales, Lord Howe Island is a terrific and unique holiday destination. As well as great snorkelling and hiking, this idyllic island offers a relaxing place to unwind. Flights from Sydney, Brisbane and Port Macquarie to Lord Howe Island with QantasLink are usually very expensive. This is why redeeming Qantas points to fly to Lord … [Read more...]
When booking flights from Melbourne to Cairns last week, timmy-t thought it would be a great idea to book the whole family on a Jetstar Dreamliner service departing from the international terminal. As this member has Qantas Platinum status, this would allow the family to enjoy a pleasant breakfast in the Qantas First Lounge before boarding the non-stop Jetstar Dreamliner … [Read more...]
Earning frequent flyer points wisely can open the door to (almost) free travel all over the world! But it can be difficult to know where to start to maximise the rewards. SimonAus is a new AFF member who emigrated from the UK to Perth. This member would like to use frequent flyer points to make the long family trip back to the UK every 18 months a bit more bearable. I have … [Read more...]
Many AFF members take pride in finding the best travel deals and optimising their frequent flyer points. But many say that they struggle to help friends and family members who don't share the same passion for our hobby. There are countless stories of members who've tried to help, only to find their advice has fallen on deaf ears. The world of points and miles is full of … [Read more...]