Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 20 Aug 2018
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Member since 24 Apr 2012
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The different programs have different earn rates for different carriers on different fare types, and also different redemption rates, so you'd have to do the maths on which is best overall (if you've already done so for every flight, nicely done!).Note that United miles can't be used to book most SQ A350, A380 or Boeing 777-300ER flights in business class, or Suites Class on the A380/777, whereas those are possible via KrisFlyer. However, KrisFlyer passes on fuel surcharges for most of its Star Alliance partners, so the cost of using your points to fly on airlines other than SQ can add hundreds to the ticket, whereas Untied tends to price copayments on the lower side, although that can still vary from airline to airline.
Member since 15 Nov 2017
Total posts 143
If you reach gold with SQ you only get it for a year. While United you get to end of the following year. Also consider Asiana as you gives you two years to reach Star Alliance gold.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 06 Nov 2014
Total posts 149
It depends on your situation and what you plan to use the miles for.
Thanks guys! Appreciate your input that is very helpful.
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