Frequent flyer News

Qantas cuts points, hikes upgrades on some domestic fares

Some domestic flyers will soon net fewer Qantas Points and status credits, with more points needed for some flight upgrades.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas status match options for Virgin frequent flyers

A little-known program puts Velocity Frequent Flyers on the fast track to Qantas Gold status.

David Flynn |

Virgin cuts lounge access, upgrades on partner airlines

Virgin Australia has removed a raft of benefits enjoyed by Velocity Frequent Flyer members when travelling with partner airlin...

David Flynn |

Your guide to earning and spending points at Qantas Hotels

Through Qantas Hotels, it's possible to quadruple-dip on points: here's how to maximise your rewards with every hotel stay.

Chris Chamberlin |

Could frequent flyer points become a traded commodity?

Points would be bought and sold like stocks or commodities, says the New York-based financial colossus.

Bloomberg News |

Citibank, Diners Club, Suncorp bring back Velocity Points

Citibank Rewards, Diners Club Rewards & Suncorp Rewards members can again earn Velocity Points, with AMEX Velocity cards back too.

Chris Chamberlin |

CBA, Westpac restore Velocity credit card points transfers

Australia’s two biggest banks bring back Virgin Australia Velocity credit card points, following earlier moves from AMEX and NAB.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas shifts Platinum One support to new VIP Service Team

Qantas is closing down its dedicated Special Service Team for top frequent flyers.

Chris Chamberlin |

Rex to launch frequent flyer program

Regional Express will challenge Qantas and Virgin in a loyalty dogfight after it launches capital city flights.

David Flynn |

KrisFlyer offers status fast-track

After your gratis year of status has passed, it'll be easier to keep it for another year: plus, earn Elite miles via credit cards.

Chris Chamberlin |

Easy ways to earn Qantas points while you’re grounded

If you can't fly, that doesn't mean you can't boost your Qantas frequent flyer points for when your travel opportunities return.

Chris Chamberlin |

Getting started with Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer

Whether you're normally a frequent flyer or a frequent buyer, Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer scheme is your ticket to rewards.

Chris Chamberlin |

How to stop Qantas Points expiring when outside Australia

Even if you can't fly Qantas, there are plenty of ways to keep your hard-earned Qantas Points from expiring...

Chris Chamberlin |

A beginner's guide to Qantas Frequent Flyer

Qantas Frequent Flyer members can earn points both in the air and on the ground, and enjoy perks as they climb the status ladder.

Chris Chamberlin |

What Qantas and Virgin can learn from Air Canada Aeroplan

Aussie travellers may wish elements of Air Canada's Aeroplan revamp would arrive at Qantas and Virgin's Velocity Frequent Flyer.

Chris Chamberlin |

What you need to know about Air Canada’s new Aeroplan scheme

Air Canada's all-new Aeroplan loyalty scheme launches November 8 - here's what's in store.

David Flynn |

Oneworld plans alliance-wide business, first class upgrades

You’ll soon be able to use your Qantas Points for a business class – or even first class – upgrade on any Oneworld airline.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas eyes more status credit offers at BP, Woolworths

Earning status credits on the ground at BP and Woolworths could soon become a standing feature of Qantas Frequent Flyer.

Chris Chamberlin |