If you're flying around Europe, especially to the UK, make sure you know where the lounge is -- many of them are before passport control, and you might not be allowed back through to go to the lounge. It's all because of the Schengen system, where most of continental Europe has open internal bor...
POSTED 1 Aug, 2013 4 Comments
If you're flying Singapore Airlines out of Melbourne, don't expect to put your heels up in the airport's SilverKris lounge until the middle of May. SQ has pushed back the opening of its renovated Melbourne Airport lounge, adding an extra eight weeks to the the previously planned mid-March timefr...
POSTED 21 Mar, 2013 1 Comment
British Airways will switch its Sydney-Singapore-London services from Heathrow's Terminal 3 to the newer Terminal 5 in April this year, after its joint venture alliance with Qantas winds up at the end of March. The Red Roo and new partner Emirates will remain in the familiar confines of T3,...
POSTED 1 Feb, 2013 1 Comment
Travelling with the family over the Christmas period or run-up to New Year, and fancy a relaxing stay in the Qantas Club? Looking for a gift for the newly-minted frequent flyer who doesn't already have lounge access? The Red Roo is offering access to its domestic Qantas Clubs, with a package of ...
POSTED 3 Dec, 2012 4 Comments
Air New Zealand's new Koru Express lounge in Christchurch seems ideal for the business traveller on a regional flight -- somewhere to pop in, have a drink, grab a quick bite to eat, check email and then head out to the plane. But what strikes us about the idea is how quickly and easily the idea ...
POSTED 10 Jan, 2012 6 Comments
Thinking of joining the Qantas Club? Sign up for an $840 year-long membership this month and you'll pick up 40,000 Qantas Frequent Flyer points on top of the usual Qantas Club benefits, from booking to boarding and luggage to lounge. That's the sweetener in a Qanta...
POSTED 6 Dec, 2011 0 Comments
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