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...]
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!
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...]
Garuda Indonesia has launched an excellent sale on Business Class fares departing from Singapore. In a unique twist, the prices in this sale become progressively cheaper as you buy more tickets. The best prices are available for groups of six travelling together. The Garuda "6/5/4-to-go Business Class Special Deal" covers flights from Singapore to destinations across … [Read more...]
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...]