EXCLUSIVE | Those bothersome and largely redundant Outgoing Passenger Cards are finally being binned for good, with international travellers no longer required to fill out the green forms from July 1, 2017. This means there’ll be one less bit of paperwork standing between you and your flig...
POSTED 20 Jun, 2017 38 Comments
Nobody likes to fly in economy, so how do you go about getting an upgrade to business class? There are plenty of myths and also misinformation on how to get a free upgrade, including the classic clunker that you should dress up so you look like somebody who belongs at the pointy end of the plane...
POSTED 24 May, 2017 64 Comments
Credit cards can be a great way to earn frequent flyer points, but keeping track of your purchases, points and outstanding balances across multiple credit card accounts can be time-consuming – and that’s where ‘dual’ credit card accounts come in handy. With both an Americ...
POSTED 5 Oct, 2017 14 Comments
UPDATE | A new AAdvantage 'buy miles' promotion is underway, this time offering a bonus of up to 100,000 miles on American Airlines mileage purchases plus cash discounts of 10% on the purchase price through August 1 2017 for use on Qantas, Cathay Pacific and other Oneworld airlines. Given the cu...
POSTED 20 Jul, 2017 46 Comments
Qantas will axe Dubai from its route map and return to Singapore as the stopover for flights from Sydney to London. From March 25 2018, the flagship QF1/QF2 Sydney-London Airbus A380 service will run via Singapore instead of Dubai, replacing one of the two daily Sydney-Singapore A330 flights. Q...
POSTED 31 Aug, 2017 216 Comments
UPDATE | The opening of the new American Express lounge at Melbourne Airport’s international T2 terminal has been pushed back to early 2018. American Express had hoped to roll out the red carpet next month, marking the second lounge in its Australian network following its popular ...
POSTED 9 Nov, 2017 20 Comments
Qantas expects to cut the ribbon to its new London Heathrow airport lounge in November, giving travellers on the Flying Kangaroo their first dedicated Qantas lounge at the busy UK hub. “We'll be opening London in the next few weeks,” Qantas Head of Customer Product and Service Phil C...
POSTED 21 Nov, 2017 64 Comments
Emirates' new first class suites for its Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 fleet bring new levels of personalisation and service to the highest of high flyers. First and foremost, each suite is literally a private room: not just with sliding doors as in Emirates' current first class, but cocooning trav...
POSTED 12 Nov, 2017 39 Comments
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