Qantas has clarified its policy on issuing express path cards to Platinum and Platinum One frequent flyers. It comes after reports that frequent flyers were not being issued with express cards despite being entitled to them. The good news is that those express path cards, which help travellers to speed through airport customs and immigration, are here to stay. A Qantas … [Read more...]
Visas & Immigration
Visas & Immigration is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. When travelling overseas, you certainly need to have a good understanding of immigration procedures, including getting the required visas to the countries you are planning on visiting.
While on the subject of overseas travel, be sure to read our guide on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award.
Los Angeles, California. It's home to the glitz and glam of Hollywood, a short drive from Disneyland and the location of the largest international airport on the west coast of the United States. With 69% of flights from Australia to the US mainland arriving at Los Angeles International Airport, there's a good chance you'll be flying through LA on your next trip to the … [Read more...]
Santiago is the gateway between Australia and South America. All flights between the two continents arrive in Santiago, the Chilean hub of Oneworld's LATAM Airlines. So if you're headed to South America, chances are you'll have a Santiago stopover at Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Santiago is perhaps not the most exciting city in South America, but there's … [Read more...]
At Australian Frequent Flyer, we love reading member trip reports of obscure airlines that few of us will ever get a chance to fly. And this week's featured trip report by Chicken certainly fits the bill! This AFF member recently flew from Beijing to Pyongyang in none other than Air Koryo Business Class. For the uninitiated, Air Koryo is the national airline of North Korea. … [Read more...]
Long immigration queues will soon be a thing of the past for Australians entering the UK. From next year, Australians will have access to e-gates when flying into airports across the country, including London Heathrow. The UK e-gates will also be available to citizens of New Zealand, the United States, Canada and Japan. The automatic e-gates, which are similar to those used … [Read more...]