Frequent flyer News

AMEX, ANZ, HSBC, NAB suspend Velocity points transfers

With Velocity members currently unable to spend any points, some credit card issuers are blocking further conversions.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin administrator says Velocity won't be sold off

The Velocity frequent flyer program will be a key part of the Virgin Mk II package offered to the airline's new owner.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia freezes Velocity frequent flyer points

Velocity Frequent Flyer members can continue to earn points, but won't be able to spend them for at least the next four weeks.

Chris Chamberlin |

What happens to your points if an airline goes bust?

The good news: you probably won't magically and tragically lose all your points if an airline goes into administration.

David Flynn |

Maximising frequent flyer points when shopping online

Set your frequent flyer balance soaring with these easy points-boosting tips while you're shopping from home.

Chris Chamberlin |

BA's 12-month status extension is not for everyone

British Airways is giving members of its On Business rewards program a free year of status.

David Flynn |

AA gives an extra year of AAdvantage elite status

American Airlines is the last of the major US carriers to roll out respite for grounded frequent flyers.

Chris Chamberlin |

Points cut, fees revamped on Velocity Global Wallet card

You'll soon earn fewer Velocity Points on everyday purchases using Velocity Global Wallet, with the card's fees also shaken up.

Chris Chamberlin |

Virgin restores Velocity status for past elite members

If you recently held – but have since lost – Velocity Silver, Gold or Platinum status, there's a surprise waiting for you.

Chris Chamberlin |

Cathay Pacific extends Marco Polo Club status

Marco Polo Club members will be given a helping hand to retain their elite membership for another year.

Chris Chamberlin |

How to convert Velocity points into KrisFlyer miles

It's easy to convert your Virgin Australia Velocity frequent flyer points into Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer miles.

Brandon Loo |

Singapore Airlines' 12-month extension for KrisFlyer, PPS

With most flights paused and Singapore closed to visitors, KrisFlyer and PPS members will have another year to enjoy their perks.

Chris Chamberlin |

Which airline frequent flyer programs extend your status?

Don't let your shiny frequent flyer card lose its lustre: these airlines will extend your status by up to 12 months.

David Flynn |

Etihad Guest extends status with bonus Tier Miles

The Gulf carrier doles out bonus monthly serves of 1500-8000 Tier Miles while its frequent flyers are grounded.

David Flynn |

Air NZ extends Airpoints tier status by 12 months

Following the lead of Qantas and Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand will extend frequent flyer tier status by 12 months.

Brandon Loo |

Virgin extends all Velocity memberships by one year

Virgin Australia's frequent flyer program adds bonus status credits to an extra year of Velocity membership.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas extends frequent flyer status for a full year

Qantas Frequent Flyers grounded by the coronavirus get to keep their shiny status and perks for another year.

David Flynn |

Qantas Points Club membership levels, perks revealed

The new Qantas Points Club is aimed at "high buyers" rather than high flyers.

David Flynn |