Long queues for immigration are now a thing of the past for Australians arriving in the United Kingdom. As of Monday 20 May, Australians can now use the e-gates for passport control when arriving at UK airports including London Heathrow. This is welcome news for travellers to the UK as lines for passport control at airports such as Heathrow and Gatwick can be very long. This … [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.
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Fiji Airways is currently running an excellent sale on flights from Australia to Hong Kong and Tokyo. You can fly from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide to Hong Kong from $578 return, or Tokyo for $585 return. Unlimited stopovers in Nadi are allowed (and even encouraged). Plus, children can travel for even less. Fiji Airways also currently has sale fares available from … [Read more...]
An unlucky AFF member experienced the "flight from hell" last week upon returning home from Singapore. A culmination of unfortunate circumstances, including a disruptive passenger, made the flight especially unpleasant for those on board. pgsdiver was a Business class passenger on a Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to Sydney last Friday, along with his wife and 3 … [Read more...]
Travelling with children in Business class can be fraught with peril. But it's not just the children that can cause problems. Some adults flying in Business would prefer that there were no children. But few take matters into their own hands! AFF member ermen had a strange experience recently while flying with his young children on a Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore … [Read more...]
Qantas and Virgin Australia each have their strengths and weaknesses. But after two recent domestic flights with his 2-year-old daughter, AFF member Lawrage now believes Qantas provides a far better service to families flying with children. This member flew Qantas from Perth to Brisbane, returning back to Perth with Virgin Australia. The difference in the service provided on … [Read more...]