Chris Chamberlin

Chris Chamberlin

Associate Editor

Brisbane, Australia

As Associate Editor of Executive Traveller, Chris Chamberlin oversees the site's coverage of airline loyalty programs and credit cards, with an eye towards the smartest ways to earn and burn frequent flyer points. Based in Brisbane, Chris regularly travels within Australia and overseas to review the latest in business class and first class, along with airport lounges and hotels.

After completing his undergraduate degree at Griffith University, Chris began writing for Australian Business Traveller as a contributor in mid-2013, and joined the team as a full-time journalist in 2014. In 2018, he moved into the role of Senior Journalist, and in 2019, took on the role of Associate Editor when Australian Business Traveller was rebranded and relaunched as Executive Traveller. Chris also edits the Executive Traveller email newsletter, and previously edited the Australian Business Traveller newsletter.

In 2019, Chris completed further study in Tourism and Travel Management at UQ Business School, and in 2020, was named a semi-finalist for the Online Achievement Award at the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards QLD. This also made him a quarter-finalist for 2020 Queensland Young Achiever of the Year.

Chris has also been published by The Age, The Australian, The Canberra Times, INTHEBLACK, The Journey, The Sydney Morning Herald, WA Today and The Weekend Australian, and syndicated by The Australian Financial Review, Bloomberg Pursuits, and others. 

Latest from Chris Chamberlin

Former PM’s private info exposed after snapping baggage tag

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AMEX plans Centurion Lounge re-openings; new lounge in NYC

Like JFK, New York's LaGuardia Airport will gain a new Centurion Lounge, as AMEX also prepares to...

Westpac Altitude Platinum Mastercard

Choose between 60,000 bonus Qantas Points, or 80,000 bonus Altitude Points to convert to KrisFlye...

Australian Gov't moves to boost international passenger caps

The Deputy Prime Minister is asking the states and territories to welcome home an extra 2,000 Aus...

Virgin Australia, Alliance Airlines drop Bundaberg flights

Queensland bids farewell to competition on the Brisbane-Bundaberg route, set to become a QantasLi...

Emirates Skywards: your 101 frequent flyer guide

Skywards allows you to earn and spend miles around the world, with perks like airport lounge acce...

Singapore Airlines drops flights to Canberra, Wellington

Singapore’s national carrier makes an exit from the national capitals of Australia and New Zealand.

Etihad, Virgin Australia move to maintain ties under Bain

A continued partnership between the two airlines would serve international travellers when border...

Bank of Melbourne Amplify Signature Visa

Collect up to 200,000 bonus Amplify Points, and get a reduced $139 first-year fee, when you apply...

Fairmont Port Douglas to be Australia’s first Fairmont hotel

Situated an hour from Cairns, and on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, ...

Qantas holds off on re-opening more domestic lounges

Many Qantas Clubs will remain closed – as will the invite-only Chairman's Lounges – until states ...

St.George Amplify Platinum Visa

Take home an easy 60,000 bonus Qantas Points when you apply by September 30 and spend $2,000 with...

Virgin Australia scraps regional routes

Virgin Australia is withdrawing from seven domestic destinations covering eight regional routes, ...

Delta, Virgin Australia pause Joint Venture partnership

The close alliance between Delta and Virgin Australia will be shelved until Virgin Australia retu...

Bamboo Airways plans Melbourne-Hanoi flights in 2021

Vietnam's newest international airline plots its plans for Australia, beginning with a status mat...

Westpac Altitude Black Mastercard

Earn frequent flyer points with Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines and Air New...

American Airlines brings forward Sydney-Los Angeles flights

Qantas’ Stateside partner is fast-tracking its return to Sydney, with flights back from November.

Best Cathay Pacific Asia Miles credit card sign-up offers

Turn your credit card points into Cathay Pacific Asia Miles to book business class flights across...

Cathay Pacific brings back Perth-Hong Kong flights

Cathay Pacific returns to Western Australia, being the third Australian state served by the airli...