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Australia’s leading Frequent Flyer community and Travel website since 1998.
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8 Free Ways to Earn Qantas Frequent Flyer Points in 2021

With fewer people travelling at the moment, some Qantas Frequent Flyer members may be at risk of their points expiring.

Qantas Frequent Flyer points will expire if you don’t earn or redeem at least one point every 18 months. Although ther...

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New Virgin Velocity Status Extensions

Virgin Australia has announced another new status extension offer for many of its Velocity Frequent Flyer Silver, Gold and Platinum members. Depending on which offer they qualify for, selected Velocity members will now get to enjoy their status for an extra ...

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International Flights on Sale for December 2021: Will They Fly?

Many airlines are now planning to resume international flights to and from Australia by Christmas, with Qantas and others betting on a mid-December reopening of the country’s international border. Meanwhile, other airlines that have...

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Passport Renewal Delays Expected

With Australia’s international border set to reopen within months – at least for some states and territories – it’s almost time to dust off your passport… and more importantly, check when it expires!

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Trade and Tourism Mini...

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How Many Qantas Points Are There in Circulation?

Ever wondered how many Qantas Frequent Flyer points there are in existence?

The exact number of Qantas points in the total pool is a closely guarded secret. Of course, it’s also constantly changing as Qantas Frequent Flyer members earn and redeem...

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A Tale of 3 Refunds: Qantas vs Virgin vs Rex

Difficulties and delays with getting refunds have been among the most common complaints about airlines during COVID-19.

We’ve previously covered the differences in the refund policies of Qantas, Virgin and Rex. But how easy is it to request a refund?...

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Signs You’ve Become an Infrequent Flyer in 2021

The Australian Frequent Flyer community loves to travel. Sadly, the events of the past 18 months have left many former frequent flyers grounded for the time being.

AFF has a long-running discussion thread called “You know you are a frequent flyer ...

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Qantas Plans December 2021 International Restart

Qantas will fly Airbus A330s from Brisbane to Los Angeles and could redirect some of its flights to London via Darwin, instead of Perth, when international flights gradually resume.

These are part of the flying kangaroo’s plans revealed today to ...

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Australia Extends Halved Arrival Caps Until October 2021

The Australian government has informed international airlines flying into Australia that the reduced inbound arrival caps will be extended until at least the end of October 2021.

Last month, the government halved the maximum number of peo...

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A great resource for finding tips and tricks on the Australian frequent flyer sector, with some great extras thrown in such as hotels and credit card recommendations. The community is really great, I've always enjoyed attending meetings in person, despite it primarily being an online business. You meet some really interesting people.
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Australia’s leading Freq Flyer website

The Australian Frequent Flyer is Australia’s leading Frequent Flyer community and Travel website, established in 1998 by Clifford Reichlin. Clifford continues to own and manage the company. Our vibrant online community comprises of travellers who discuss their travel experiences on our active online forums. In addition, our team led by editor Matt Graham publishes objective and unbiased articles of interest to frequent flyers covering topics ranging from airlines, miles and points and loyalty programs, to travel lifestyle and trip reports & reviews. We are an independent, privately owned company which is not affiliated with any airline or reward program.

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