Overseas visitors to China generally require a visa prior to travel. But if you're transiting through China on your way to another country, you may be allowed to stay for up to six days without a visa. China's Transit Without Visa (TWOV) program is available in most major Chinese cities. The rules vary slightly by city, but Australian citizens can stay in many cities for up … [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.
2017 is fast coming to an end! As our members reminisce on the year of travel that was, they're also busy planning their travel adventures for 2018! AFF members are a well-travelled bunch, and they have travel planned to almost every part of the world! Destinations on our members' 2018 travel plans include Singapore, Mongolia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Japan, Brazil, Tanzania, the … [Read more...]
Revered AFF member RooFlyer is off on another adventure. This time, the destination is Iran! While in the region, our member also took the opportunity to briefly visit Athens, Greece. No trip to Athens would be complete without visiting the Acropolis, which dominates the Athens skyline! Our member stayed a total of three nights; enough to see the main sights and get a feel … [Read more...]
It has been reported that compulsory ID checks will soon be implemented for Australian domestic flights. This means that you would be required to show photo identification before boarding a domestic flight. It is already illegal to fly under a false name. And when checking in at an airport counter, most airlines will already ask passengers to show ID. But passengers checking … [Read more...]
Iran is a fascinating and increasingly popular tourist destination. Located in the Persian Gulf, Iran is home to spectacular scenery, impressive architecture, warm hospitality and thousands of years of history. If you've been thinking about a holiday in Iran, you're not alone. The number of visitors to Iran has surged in recent years. But there is one distinct disadvantage … [Read more...]