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 finalist for Journalist of the Year in both the 'Destination' and 'Ground Transportation' categories at the international Business Travel Journalism Awards (BTJAs), as well as a semi-finalist for the 2020 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

Qantas domestic business class lounge, Canberra Airport

It may not be Qantas' newest lounge, but the Business Lounge in Australia's national capital stil...

Aspire takes over Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth lounges

Aspire will also open Australia’s first independent domestic lounge at Perth T2, moving into the ...

Qantas boosts 787s to Perth, grows E190 regional fleet

Transcontinental travellers from Sydney and Brisbane will find more Dreamliners pulling up at the...

QLD's new mandatory border pass for domestic, int'l arrivals

From 1am on June 19, all QLD arrivals will need to complete one of three border passes: and the r...

Sofitel Adelaide gears up for a September debut

Albeit three years behind schedule, South Australia's newest five-star hotel is set to impress.

Visiting the pop-up Rex Lounge at Canberra Airport

Until the end of June, Rex is offering complimentary lounge access to every Rex passenger at Canb...

Virgin Australia Boeing 737 economy class

With free snacks and 'happy hour' drinks axed, the Virgin Australia inflight experience edges clo...

Compared: Qantas vs Rex on the short Sydney-Canberra hop

With a flight time of just 35 minutes, how does QantasLink compare with Regional Express for Sydn...

The best frequent flyer programs for Australian travellers

Even if you only travel across Australia and New Zealand, there’s more to points than Qantas and ...

Qantas Boeing 737 ‘extra legroom’ economy

Stretch out and give your legroom a bit of the business class treatment, but without the hefty pr...

Visiting Plaza Premium’s international lounge in Sydney

Welcoming passengers travelling with any airline, Plaza Premium is the third international lounge...

What is a Qantas frequent flyer point worth?

From flights and business class upgrades through to gift cards and merchandise, here are the wors...

Best Air New Zealand Airpoints credit card sign-up offers

Tired of hunting for frequent flyer 'reward seats'? Earn Airpoints Dollars instead, and book any ...

Best Malaysia Airlines Enrich credit card sign-up offers

Give your Malaysia Airlines Enrich frequent flyer account a boost, with up to 100,000 bonus miles...

Best Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer credit card sign-up offers

Send your Singapore Airlines miles soaring with these top credit card deals, beginning at a hefty...

Oneworld plans alliance-wide upgrade rollout by end 2021

It'll soon be possible to use points from any Oneworld airline, such as Qantas, to upgrade on any...

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...

Best Virgin Velocity credit card deals

You could earn as many as 120,000 bonus Velocity Points from a single card application, ready for...

Best Qantas credit card sign-up deals

Ignite your Qantas Points balance with our roundup of the best credit card sign-up deals, beginni...

10 great tips for hiring a car in Australia

Whether it's actually finding a car or avoiding snags like hidden toll fees or insurance excesses...