Frequent flyer News

Should you convert your points to Velocity right now?

With bonus points and even status credits up for grabs, converting points to Velocity is once again on the table.

Chris Chamberlin |

Get one extra year of Qantas status with just one flight

The easiest way to lock in those perks for all of next year, and also get a head start on 2022.

David Flynn |

Qantas status extension for flyers living overseas

There's a full year of gratis status for Qantas Frequent Flyer members stranded overseas.

David Flynn |

Get ready to double-dip on Qantas, Accor ALL points

The new partnership between Qantas Frequent Flyer and Accor Live Limitless (ALL) will take off mid-2021.

Chris Chamberlin |

Air New Zealand mulls Elite Plus tier, lifetime status

The NZ flag-carrier is plotting some actual 'enhancements' to its Airpoints frequent flyer program.

David Flynn |

Earning Qantas status credits on flights booked with points

Qantas Points Club members can notch up status credits on Qantas Classic Reward flights: here's how it's done.

Chris Chamberlin |

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 |