Frequent flyer News

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 |

SQ extends KrisFlyer miles expiry to June 2021

Some of your KrisFlyer miles may have gained a whole year of freshness, providing much more time to book that flight.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia bidder Cyrus to honour Velocity points

Cyrus Capital promises Velocity Points "will be protected and honoured" if it takes over Virgin Australia.

David Flynn |

Qatar status matches include a free business class upgrade

Whether you've just grabbed Gold or even picked up Platinum, there's a complimentary business class upgrade waiting for you.

Chris Chamberlin |

United takes $7bn loan against its frequent flyer scheme

Here's a new way for airlines to tap one of their most powerful assets for much-needed cash.

Bloomberg News |

A Qantas flyer's guide to Qatar Airways Privilege Club perks

Here's how to maximise the benefits of Qatar Airways status when you're flying with Qantas.

Chris Chamberlin |

British Airways frequent flyers get 12 months gratis status

BA finally gives its grounded Executive Club members what they've been waiting for: 12 extra months at their current tier.

David Flynn |

Heathrow Express first class upgrade for frequent flyers

Your Gold frequent flyers card is also your ticket to a free upgrade on the Heathrow Express.

David Flynn |

How to claim missing frequent flyer points after a flight

Points and status credits from a flight can go missing – it happens. Here's what to do if it affects you.

Brandon Loo |

Qatar Airways scraps award redemption fees

Qatar Airways is axing a fee which added hundreds of dollars to the cost of making a points-based booking.

David Flynn |

Qantas increases points needed for Emirates flight rewards

From 1 September 2020 you'll need as many as 20% more Qantas frequent flyer points to book an Emirates reward ticket.

Brandon Loo |

How to add your Qantas card to Apple Wallet, Google Pay

This quick tip puts a digital Qantas membership card into your smartphone's digital wallet.

David Flynn |

How to earn Qantas status credits on Jetstar flights

Jetstar flights don't always earn you Qantas status credits, but there's a way around that.

Brandon Loo |

Your guide to Qantas' Status Hold program for parents

Freeze your Silver, Gold, Platinum or Platinum One status for 18 months when you go on parental leave – but there's a catch.

Brandon Loo |