Frequent flyer update: Qantas, Virgin Australia, CX and more

By Chris Chamberlin, April 19 2016
Frequent flyer update: Qantas, Virgin Australia, CX and more
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There's plenty happening in the world of frequent flyer programs and this past week is no exception for members of Qantas Frequent Flyer, Virgin Australia Velocity, Cathay Pacific Asia Miles and more.

In case you've missed some of the top stories, here's an executive summary to get you up to speed.

Virgin Australia partners with Italy's Alitalia

Virgin Australia is now on board with Alitalia: growing its network of international partner airlines through a new codeshare deal, less than a month after Alitalia’s tie-in with Qantas came to a close.

Read more: Virgin Australia partners with Italy’s Alitalia

Woolworths brings back Qantas Points for shoppers

Woolworths is once again offering customers the opportunity to earn Qantas frequent flyer points as the grocery giant gears up for the official relaunch of its Qantas partnership.

Continue reading: Woolworths brings back Qantas Points for shoppers

Diners Club shuffles the points partnership deck

Diners Club is ditching over a dozen airline and hotel partners from its own rewards scheme but has signed up several new chums including Cathay Pacific, Etihad, Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways.

Here’s what’s changing: Diners Club shakes up rewards partners

Maximise Qantas points, status credits with Emirates

Earning only half your serve of Qantas points and no status credits on Emirates flights? You're doing it wrong! Here's how to scoop up a full helping of points and status credits.

Don’t get caught out: Earning Qantas points, status with Emirates

The best entry-level frequent flyer credit cards

Here are some top-value frequent flyer credit cards which don't have annual fees but still earn you plenty of points.

Read more: The best entry-level frequent flyer credit cards


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Chris Chamberlin

Chris Chamberlin is the Associate Editor of Executive Traveller, and lives by the motto that a journey of a thousand miles begins not just with a single step, but also a strong latte, a theatre ticket, and later in the day, a good gin and tonic.


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