The First Class lounge is supposed to be a luxury oasis away from the bustling airport terminal. But one member's recent experience left them despairing at the lack of lounge etiquette displayed by other passengers. This member's visit to Qantas' First Lounge in Melbourne was spoiled by rude, noisy and downright inconsiderate lounge guests. One passenger in the dining area … [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!
This week one member seeks the community's recommendations for a family holiday destination that can be reached using Velocity points. AFF member unfunkable is looking for a destination where they take their family of four to relax. While Hawaii had been the destination of choice, there are too few award seats available through Velocity Frequent Flyer to make this viable. So, … [Read more...]
Redeeming frequent flyer points for Business class seats can be difficult at the best of times – let alone four seats on the same flight. But that's exactly what one member is hoping to do for their upcoming family holiday to Japan. We're planning a family trip to Japan for October 2018 and will have enough points by then for 4 business class tickets. I've read that it's … [Read more...]
New parents can now elect to pause their Qantas Frequent Flyer membership for up to 18 months. The family-friendly change has been welcomed by our members, but how does it compare to Virgin's "Membership Pause" policy? Qantas' new "Status Hold" is available to new parents, including foster parents, for up to 18 months. During the hold period, eligible members retain all of … [Read more...]
Redeeming points for Business class flights can be a challenge at the best of times. Award availability can be limited, especially on long-haul international flights. But what's harder than redeeming points for one person? Redeeming for a whole family! One member is looking to redeem points for a family of three. This member would like to travel to Europe in Business … [Read more...]