Qantas has had all sorts of IT problems over the past week. Its scheduled system upgrade last Wednesday took far longer than expected, leaving frequent flyers unable to access their accounts or use their Qantas points for many hours. But it's a different IT problem that has upset AFF member juddles this week. Qantas routinely emails flyers with invitations to purchase … [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.
You can also read our guide on how to Maximise Coles Flybuys & Woolworths Rewards points to learn how you can be rewarded for your weekly shop and get to travel sooner - with or without children!
Ever struggled to work out how best to redeem your frequent flyer points? Perhaps you can gain some insights from AFF member travelislife. They've written a detailed case study, explaining how they booked a Business class trip to Europe with Velocity points. This member redeemed reward flights from Melbourne to London, returning from Copenhagen to Melbourne with a stopover in … [Read more...]
Most frequent flyer programs will allow you to redeem your points for not only your own travel, but also for friends and family members. This can be handy if you want to book award flights for other people, such as relatives, using your own frequent flyer points. But the exact rules vary by frequent flyer program. Some will only allow you to redeem your points for immediate … [Read more...]
There are many airline-operated airport lounges in Singapore, such as the Qantas Singapore Lounge. If you're flying Business class - or hold elite airline status - you probably already enjoy access to at least one of these lounges when flying from Singapore's Changi Airport. Lounge access in Singapore is particularly useful if you're flying to Europe with Singapore Airlines, … [Read more...]
Thai Airways has set a "waistline limit" for passengers flying in the airline's newest Business class seats. The airline will not allow obese passengers requiring a seatbelt extension to sit in these seats, citing safety concerns. Parents travelling with lap infants are also banned. The Thai Airways waistline limit affects Business class passengers on the airline's new … [Read more...]