Business class airfares from Australia to Europe are typically expensive. But the same is not true for flights from south-east Asia to Europe! Earlier this week we showed you how you can fly from Bangkok to London in Business class for less than $2,000 return. Now Qatar Airways, a Oneworld alliance member, has some excellent Business class deals from Jakarta, Indonesia to … [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.
The internet is littered with negative reviews about Air China. But are these reviews justified? What's it really like to fly Air China Economy class? AFF member trentusjuventus recently put the Beijing-based Star Alliance carrier to the test, flying Economy from Taipei to Europe and back. Though initially hesitant to fly Air China Economy class, they had an unbeatable fare … [Read more...]
Expert Flyer is one of the most useful online tools for frequent flyers. The many Expert Flyer features can help to secure an upgrade, find award availability, pick the best seat on the plane, and much more! A lot of the information available on Expert Flyer, such as real-time flight availability, is not otherwise available to the general public. If you're a frequent flyer, … [Read more...]
When flying out of Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei or Seoul, did you know that you can check-in for your flight in the city? In-town check-in is a great benefit because you can drop off your luggage and collect boarding passes any time on the day of your flight. After checking in for your flight in the city, you can then catch an express train directly to the airport without … [Read more...]
Australia's Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS) provides a GST tax refund on items bought in Australia. The scheme is designed primarily for tourists but can also be used by Australians when travelling overseas. From a traveller's perspective, it's a clever way to save 10% on purchases over $300, such as new phones, cameras and jewellery. Under the TRS scheme, the GST paid on items … [Read more...]