In Australia, airport lounge access for under 18s travelling alone is not permitted. This is due to liquor licensing regulations, as self-serve alcohol is available in most lounges. Passengers under 18 can still purchase a Business class ticket or attain frequent flyer status - which comes with the advertised benefit of lounge access. Nonetheless, the Qantas Club terms & … [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 an AFF member requests help with a problem that's unfortunately all too common. matie000 has more than two million Qantas Frequent Flyer points, but finds they are never able to redeem their Qantas points for the flights they want. Finding Qantas Classic Reward flights can be difficult, especially during peak periods such as school holidays. But as someone who can … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]