Emirates complimentary chauffeur service for business and first-class passengers in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide is broadening with journeys of up to 80 driven kilometers now covered for eligible passengers. For Sydney based flyers this is an increase from 40km, double the distance to 80km! From Melbourne the increase is from 60km and Adelaide a […]

Ever since the evening celebration is moved to Circular Quay, the event is getting bigger and better! There's free concert at southern foyer of the Op...

Seven Seas Explorer is set to grace Australian and New Zealand shores in 2020 with a selection of nine all-inclusive itineraries. Dubbed ‘The Most Luxurious Ship Ever Built’, no expense has been spared in building this vessel, which is lavished with the finest materials including over an acre of marble, silver and gold leaf, natural […]

Virgin Australia has launched a new international lounge network across Australia and New Zealand that will see the roll out of seven international lounges from the end of the month. From the end of October, Virgin Australia customers will have access to seven new international departure lounges including three international lounges within Australia (in partnership […]

Virgin Australia is mixing it up with a new menu in business class on its domestic and international routes. The meal selections have been masterminded by the airline’s consulting chef, Luke Mangan. Mangan’s vision for the new dishes aims for lighter and healthier options which he claims aligns with the demands of today’s business traveller. The […]

Etihad Airways Business Class

Much better experience than our outgoing trip. Cabin crew were a lot more friendly and helpful on this sector. Still a little slow on the service thoug...

Virgin Australia Business Class

Not Happy Virgin 21 May 2019

Plane was 2 hours late leaving Sydney then it caught on fire on the tarmac. 9 hours later we were ushered onto the same plane that did not have a worki...

Virgin Australia Business Class

It wasn't a pleasant trip. It started when you had to stand in the transfer bus to the aircraft for over 20 minutes with full load of crowd chatting an...

Virgin Australia Business Class

Virgin To LA 12 Feb 2018

The Only way to travel to the States impeccable service really comfortable seats and great entertainment system.

Virgin Australia Business Class

Virgin business class the best I've travelled on. Great seats and terrific cabin crew. Delta just OK.

Intercontinental Sydney, New South Wales

Nothing beats this view on the 32nd floor at Club Intercontinental. What an amazing place to use as my office while in Sydney for the long weekend.

Caliel Hotel Brisbane, New South Wales

Loved staying at this beautiful hotel in Brisbane my new go-to when I am here. Positioned on James Street with beautiful boutiques and restaurants

Rome, Italy

I stayed in Rome for a month and loved it! There is so much to explore because its full of history and arts. The food is delicious and the people are f...

Singapore Airlines Business Class

Singapore 26 May 2019

The service from Singapore Airlines staff both on the ground and on flight was excellent.

Emirates Business Class

The aircraft is beautiful, sparkling.. much better than Latam flights, services and food are better too. The only thing no ideal for Australian trav...

Finnair Business Class

Brisbane To Madrid 26 May 2019

A very good flight from Australia to Hong Kong. A little bumpy from Madrid to Hong Kong

InterContinental Hayman Island will reopen on July 1 after a $100 million upgrade. This hotel is owned by Malaysian conglomerate Mulpha and it was closed in the wake of damage from Cyclone Debbie in 2017. Exclusive to Qantas Hotels they are offering 3 nights for two adults from $1,575 (valued at $2,927) in a retreat […]

Currently the Latam flight has a two hour stop over in Auckland. This will not change for 4 days a week. But for the other 3 days the Boeing 787 will do a 14 hour flight between the two cities. Unfortunately this flight will not have Latam’s latest business class seats but I think the […]

You could be in a 5* resort in Africa…….but in Canberra without all the travel. Dining in the cave with White lions and Hyenas was also memorable and ...

From 31st March 2019, Qantas is launching new direct flights from Sydney to Fiji. This will meet the growing demand from customers and making it easier to holiday in Fiji. This Boeing 737 aircraft service will operate 4 times a week to Nadi. Qantas will offer a checked baggage allowance plus inflight entertainment and food […]

Garuda Indonesia Business Class

Bed Is Almost Flat 07 Feb 2019

It's my first experience on Garuda. I heard about how great the seats and services are. I wasn't thrilled. The seat is almost flat, reasonably comf...

The House, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Nice lounge, for Virgin and Etihad business and first class passengers. It's not too busy for a Friday morning, being a medium size lounge. The qual...

Fine dining at 30,000 feet? A restaurant setting with world class dishes can be enjoyed in an unforgettable dining experience in the air with ‘Book the Cook’ . Choose from a wide selection of meals, including creations inspired by Singapore Airlines’ International Culinary Panel, up to 24 hours before your flight. Your ‘Book the Cook’ choice will then be […]

Lufthansa & SWISS airlines (Lufthansa Group) have recently joined forces with Singapore Airlines to make the long trek from Australia a seamless first class experience to Europe. Now you can look forward to visiting the other side of the world more with a first-class experience on board these three acclaimed carriers. Here’s an overview of […]

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London Stopover Review 29 Jan 2019

London – place of parks, palaces and of course pubs and parties.   Regent St Our three-day stopover was too short to pack a lot in, however staying in Park Lane was a trip down memory lane – of the Monopoly kind.  Park Lane Park Lane Before we knew it all the places on the […]

Amazing show every year, the best fireworks is on the harbour bridge, best locations to view are at northern foyer of Opera House or Kirribilli. Lun...

Skyteam Lounge, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Skyteam Lounge Sydney 18 Dec 2018

Standard lounge facilities, quiet, not crowded, limited food options.

Serifos, Greece

Beautiful island with blue white houses, clean port with nice beaches around, chora on top of the hill commanding stunning views of the mountain and b...

Sochi, Russia

Never thought Russia could get this warm, this is where Russians or some Europeans escape winter! Many hotels are along the beach side with sea views....

Delta Air Lines has announced that Sydney will be serviced by aircraft carrying the new Delta One Business Class Suites in 2019. The airline has commenced refurbishments of its entire fleet of B777 aircraft. The Boeing 777-200LR aircraft will be fitted with the new business class product and will start operating the Sydney-Los Angeles route […]

Photo: Qantas Qantas will start flying its Dreamliner to Hong Kong commencing in December, when customers will experience the next generation aircraft on selected flights.   The eighth Dreamliner to join the Qantas fleet is scheduled to start flights from Brisbane on 19 December, Melbourne between 13 December until 29 March 2019, and Sydney from […]

Gdansk, Poland

The main tourist areas of Gdansk proved to be very attractive & interesting, a view presumably also held by the vast number of sightseers walking t...

Air New Zealand Sydney International Lounge, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Much better after last renovation, good design, color, not so crowded, selection of hot and cold food, green juices, beautiful bathroom, kids play room...

Qatar Airways is now offering high-speed inflight wifi  which the airline has dubbed ‘Super Wi-Fi’. The ‘Super Wi-Fi’ is powered by Inmarsat’s GX Aviation and will be installed across Qatar Airways’ entire fleet of Boeing 777 and Airbus A350 aircraft. Travellers can enjoy free access for one hour with the  option of paying USD10 (approximately AUD13) thereafter for unlimited […]

Paris is strongly tipped to be Qantas’ next non-stop service from Perth, according to expert insiders. As the airline now has its Boeing 787 service between the Western Australian capital and London well underway, it is looking to remap the number one Traveller’s Choice Destination 2018 (as voted by Tripadvisor community) on its network. Passengers could […]

It’s been almost a year since Qantas switched on its inflight Wi-Fi service for passengers travelling on the Boeing 737-800, offering fast, free connectivity on Australian domestic flights. The goal was to roll-out the installation of the internet across 80 aircraft by the end of 2018. Customers will be pleased to know that the national […]

Dark windowless lounge. Food - old separated scrambled eggs, cold wet sausages, overcooked hash browns. No bacon, did appear later, cheap supermarket s...

2017 was an exciting year for new business class products. These included Delta Airlines’ Delta One first-like suites, and Qatar Airways’ revolutionary new Qsuite. But the game is only warming up, with more technologically savvy, more modern, with passenger comfort at the forefront, new business class seats launching in 2018. Look out for these new […]

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Canberra Welcomes Qatar Airways 19 Feb 2018

Qatar Airways has begun its daily service from Canberra via Sydney to Doha. The capital city is now the fifth Australian destination in the Gulf airline’s network after Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. Qatar Airways is now also the second international carrier flying through Canberra after Singapore Airlines, which started its services back up again […]

Air France, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Reasonable 23 Nov 2016

Lounge in Sydney (SkyTeam Lounge) was reasonable

Air New Zealand lounges were good.

Qatar Airways Business Class

Excellent service. Terminal in Doha one of the best in the World.

Qantas Airways Business Class

Fully Satisfied 19 Dec 2017

Qantas not in the top five, only choose if no other option

Etihad Qantas Lounge, Perth Airport

Very Good 02 May 2017

Very good. Etihad use Qantas lounge in Perth.

Qantas Lounge (unspecified), Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Too Crowded 30 Oct 2016

Sydney - too crowded and food options very disappointing.

Oneworld Sydney Lounge, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Great 06 Dec 2016

Great as usual.

Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Much Improved 13 Aug 2016

New airport lounge in Sydney is much improved. Buffet selection is limited but you can also order on menu. No sleeping room.

The Emirates Lounge, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Ordinary 13 Oct 2016

Lounge ordinary

Vietnam Airlines Business Class

I have found Vietnam Airlines business class to be excellent value for money, having twice done the Sydney-London return route, last year stopping off ...

The Emirates Lounge, Melbourne Aiport

Excellent 16 Sep 2016

Emirates lounges excellent.

The Emirates Lounge, Brisbane Airport

Uniformly Good 23 Jan 2017

Our experience was uniformly good. I would single out the service at Emirates in Brisbane for special mention where the plane was delayed by an hour, e...

Etihad Airways First & Business Class Lounge, Los Angeles International Airport

Excellent 30 Mar 2017

Etihad lounges in Sydney and LA were excellent

Wonderful- Clean Tidy 05 May 2017

Melbourne lounge was wonderful- clean tidy, new, staff attentive,

Very Good 22 Apr 2017

Melbourne was very good.

Excellent 12 Oct 2016

Melbourne Lounge on Departure excellent (apart from limited shower facilities)

Etihad Airways First & Business Class Lounge, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Excellent 08 May 2017

Both lounges were excellent

Etihad Airways First & Business Class Lounge, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Hard To Find 10 May 2017

Hard to find, bad signposting

Qantas International Business Lounge – Sydney, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

No Changes 28 May 2019

Standard business class lounge. Not so busy today. Foid/drinks selection is ok. Toilet is not so clean. There's no sleeping room but an area with ...

Qantas International Business Lounge – Sydney, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

(Qatar Airways Itinerary) This is a shared lounge with Qantas. Compared to Doha and London Heathrow Lounge that are specific Qatar lounges, understaffe...

Qantas International Business Lounge – Sydney, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Adequate.

Qantas International Business Lounge – Sydney, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

As Expected 04 Feb 2018

Standard business class lounges, bit crowded, cold and hot food selections, salad is nice. Never noticed there’s a kids play room too

Qantas International Business Lounge – Sydney, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Qantas International Business Lounge Sydney. Really disappointing food and beverage but at least calls aircraft departures/boarding.

Qantas International Business Lounge – Sydney, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Too Small, Crowded 08 Nov 2016

Sydney-appears to be too small for the number of travellers! An average experience due to the crowding.

Qantas International Business Lounge – Sydney, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Was Fine 07 Dec 2016

Fine just as well as we had to spend an extra 6 hours as our flight was delayed due to mechanical repairs.

Qantas International First Lounge, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Nice Breakfast 24 Aug 2017

quality breakfast options, freshly prepared Didn't check if there's sleeping area or spa service Spa facility can only be prebooked if you fly on...

Qantas International First Lounge, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Was Okay 09 Jul 2017

Airport lounge in Sydney was okay.

Qantas International First Lounge, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

Good Experience 15 May 2017

Overall good experience. I didn't stay long, didn't have time to try shower facility or spa treatment. You wont be able to prebook spa treatment unles...

Clean 28 May 2017

Average.. clean, good breakfast

Satisfied 24 Sep 2016

In Perth I am satisfied with the Qantas lounge.

The Qantas Hong Kong Lounge, Hong Kong International Airport

Very Crowded 12 Jul 2017

Was very crowded and it was disappointing that especially for a 5 hour layover, there was no hand luggage storage making it difficult to go for a walk ...

The Qantas Hong Kong Lounge, Hong Kong International Airport

Excellent 07 Dec 2016

Hong Kong - excellent lounge, roomy, great facilities and food, very comfortable and pleasing ambience.

Very Good 29 Jan 2017

Qantas lounge in Brisbane was good, had a cappuccino and read the paper.

Qantas Club, Brisbane Airport

Brand new lounge, not big enough for the morning of March 6 between 9 am and 10:30. I had trouble finding a seat to relax.

Qantas Club, Adelaide International Airport

Sub Standard 16 Sep 2016

Qantas Lounge in Adelaide is sub-standard for International Business class.

Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge, Sydney Kingsford International Airport

staff working under obvious cost cutting measures .. food choice was limited and not fresh

United Club, Los Angeles International Airport

Nice spacious lounge with outdoor terrace. Didn't have time to check shower or sleeping facilities. No Spa

United Club, Los Angeles International Airport

This lounge is spacious and designed with clean lines Food is a little scarce in terms of choice and quantity however the chili soup was magnificent ...

United Club, Los Angeles International Airport

Good 29 Dec 2016

Both lounges good

Adequate 25 Sep 2017

Poor quality food and level of comfort