One member this week is planning a family trip to Europe and wants to experience the luxury of First class, but won't be able to bring the whole family into the pointy end. Instead of our member risking getting into trouble with his wife, the plan is to split the travel so that both Mum and Dad each spend some time in First class, and each take turns looking after the … [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!
Perth would have to be close to being the most remote city in the world when it comes to travel to Las Vegas. With a minimum of three flights required, organising a good fare with nice connections is always going to be a tough ask. Doing the same thing with points is even tougher. This week we look at how on member did exactly that, not just for a solo traveller or couple, but … [Read more...]
This week Jetstar’s ”unaccompanied minor policy” has come under fire by our members. Jetstar has a policy that children who are not yet attending secondary school are regarded as unable to travel independently. Two 14 year old girls were denied boarding as they did not have adequate proof that they were in attendance at secondary school. The Jetstar Policy specifically states … [Read more...]
As anyone with children would know, holidays can be a trying experience. Throw in a long flight, missing baggage and a car hire company not wanting to honour your booking, and it could turn into a nightmare. Despite suffering those misfortunes, this week’s trip report turns out to be anything but a nightmare. Many years ago we lived in Namibia and have always wanted to go … [Read more...]
It’s a problem we all seem to face at one time or another. With many workplaces shutting down over Christmas and New Year, we may be forced to take annual leave during this peak period. If you want to use the time to travel overseas, school holidays often mean a shortage of cheap Economy fares and award seats. As a result, our preferred method of travel can cost more than we … [Read more...]