Frequent flyer News

Qantas Double Status Credits promo returns

Got your eye on Gold, Platinum or even Platinum One frequent flyer status? Working to close the gap to Lifetime Silver or Lifet...

David Flynn |

Earn Emirates Skywards miles on Flydubai

IN BRIEF | Emirates is extending its Skywards frequent flyer program to regional partner Flydubai, which will in turn ditch its...

David Flynn |

Qantas status match for Virgin's Velocity members

Looking to move across from Virgin Australia and its Velocity Frequent Flyer scheme to Qantas, or keen to hold status with both...

David Flynn |

Air Canada set to relaunch its loyalty plan

Fifteen years after Air Canada sold off its Aeroplan frequent flyer scheme, the airline is gearing up to bring the program back...

Bloomberg News |

Using Qantas Points to book Emirates flights

Want to make your Qantas frequent flyer points fly even further? Here's how you can use them to book a flight with Emirates and...

Brandon Loo |

Earning AirNZ points on Qantas flights

Air New Zealand's Airpoints members will be able to earn frequent flyer points on domestic Qantas flights as of October 28, 201...

David Flynn |

Flybuys' partnership with Etihad Guest ends

Flybuys and Etihad Guest will part ways from August following months of uncertainty for cardholders, who have been unable to co...

Chris Chamberlin |

CBA Awards: 10 new points transfer partners

IN BRIEF | Commonwealth Bank Awards credit card points can now be converted into frequent flyer points with 9 new airline partn...

Chris Chamberlin |

Revised AMEX points transfers to SPG, Marriott

With the imminent merger of the Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest programs, American Express is revising the c...

Staff Writers |

Using Velocity points to book Alitalia flights

One of Velocity Frequent Flyer's lesser-known partners is SkyTeam alliance member Alitalia: based in Italy, offering a broad ne...

Chris Chamberlin |

The RBA apocalypse one year on: best cards of 2018

July 1 marks one year since the Reserve Bank of Australia introduced a cap on domestic credit card ‘interchange fees&rsqu...

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas plans Premier Black credit card

Qantas looks set to to release a black edition of its Premier credit card following up the successful 2017 launch of the P...

David Flynn |

Book two flights for the price of one using points

TRAVEL HACK | Planning to book a flight using your hard-earned Qantas Points? You may, in fact, be able to book two flights wit...

Chris Chamberlin |

MAS Platinum Plus: world's most secret VIP tier?

Many people have heard of invitation-only frequent flyer levels like the Qantas Chairman’s Lounge and Virgin Australia&rs...

Chris Chamberlin |

CBA axes American Express credit cards

EXCLUSIVE | The Commonwealth Bank will stop issuing new American Express credit cards later this year and will cancel all exist...

Chris Chamberlin |

Star Alliance keen on dynamic award pricing

Star Alliance wants to see more of its members adopt dynamic pricing on seats booked using frequent flyer points or miles, with...

David Flynn |

Virgin expands perks on Hainan, HK Airlines

Virgin Australia's Velocity Gold and Platinum frequent flyers will finally gain access to airport lounges when travelling on so...

Chris Chamberlin |

Etihad hikes business class reward rates

'Demand-based' pricing for Etihad Airways business class, economy awards No change to upgrade rates, first class awards New...

Chris Chamberlin |