i may be flying Tiger for a trip to cairns from melbourne as its half the price than flying the others.

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anthonyg

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Member since 08 Jul 2015

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i may be flying Tiger for a trip to cairns from melbourne as its half the price than flying the others. I always fly qantas but im not paying 650 a ticket. compared to 250 each. Think I should be ok with tiger?

GBRGB

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Member since 21 Jan 2014

Total posts 238

You get what you pay for. As long as it's for leisure and not reliant on being there for a meeting etc why not, even if it's a bit late you will get there eventually, hopefully, 

Logan330

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Member since 20 Jan 2015

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The only thing wrong with tiger air really is that delays/Cancelations are quite frequent. Also if your use to flying Qantas, you will find this to be quite a bumpy ride.

Serg

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Member since 12 Apr 2013

Total posts 872

If you value your saving above all than you should be OK with anything as long as it cheaper. Ryanair will not die. I just cannot get why people searching dirt-cheap tickets and then complains just about everything.

johnaboxall

Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards

Member since 24 Aug 2011

Total posts 385

Tiger is a safe airline, however a very uncomfortable one. Dial your expectations back to zero and you'll have a good trip. 

jonno88

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Member since 27 Jan 2015

Total posts 26

I have flown Tiger a few times over the last few years, for the same reason. Sometimes they are considerably cheaper to a point that you cannot justify paying for a better airline.

I must say that since Virgin has owned the airline that they have gotten a lot better. I still dread their terminal at Melbourne Airport but other than that I find the experience very similar to Jetstar

nmalon

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Member since 11 Jan 2013

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The new T4 at MEL opens today. Tiger now have a proper terminal in Melbourne.

anonymous

Member since 24 Dec 2013

Total posts 98

Why is there no ausbt review of the new terminal? Seems like a major development.

Hayden

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Member since 28 Jan 2015

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I would assume that not many business travellers would fly on tiger day to day

Grannular

Member since 31 Mar 2014

Total posts 184

Agreed. Would like to know more about this

jonno88

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Member since 27 Jan 2015

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Maybe not Tiger but I know that I sometimes end up on Jetstar, which will be based in T4 soon too. I'd like to find out some more information too please.

johnaboxall

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Member since 24 Aug 2011

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It will be a long walk from QF T1 to JQ T4. 

drpurpleturtle

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Member since 30 Jun 2012

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Here's more info about T4: http://australianaviation.com.au/2015/08/tigerair-australia-leaves-tullamarine-tin-shed-for-new-home-at-terminal-4/

Logan330

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Member since 20 Jan 2015

Total posts 31

At the moment Jetstar's end is not open. in september jestar staff and their family will test the system. (i got invited :)

Myf

Member since 29 Mar 2015

Total posts 4

Consider using Jetstars price beat promise if you can meet the criteria for a domestic flight. I consider Jetstar to be better than Tiger. You can then use the Qantas Lounge is you are a member/FF level

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