Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 12 Apr 2017
Total posts 28
Im thinking of booking paid J class BNE to LAX in VA the business (cheapest J fare type). I believe the direct flights earn 120SC each way.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 236
Member since 05 May 2016
Total posts 291
There's a saying: "Why fly direct when you can fly indirect?"Many of us regularly fly indirect to reach our SC goals faster and at a lower cost per SC.
Thanks that’s great. I will fly via MEL to maximise points - platinum for the Mrs I expect. Also to try the Etihad lounge.
Member since 27 Jan 2017
Total posts 37
Yes I regularly fly NTL to BNE for international and sometime domestic rather than driving to Sydney when it's practical to do so. You will earn SC for each leg (40 + 160 if going to Sydney) but the rates for the domestic leg are the international earn rate.
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