Frequent flyer News

How to get Qantas Club lounge membership for free

If you've got enough frequent flyer points in your account, you don't need to shell out over $700 to join the Qantas Club.

David Flynn |

Why right now is the best time to book flights with Velocity

With an 18-month status extension locked in, there's never been a better time to take reward flights which earn no status credits.

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas Double Status Credits offer for NZ flights

That quick NZ getaway could now land you anywhere from 100 to 340 Status Credits.

David Flynn |

Qantas rejigs Qantas Club membership, renewal fees

It's just become a lot cheaper to join the Qantas Club, but a bit more expensive to renew your membership year-on-year.

David Flynn |

Bamboo Airways: instant status match for 59 airlines

Vietnam's Bamboo Airways is offering an instant status match for all Oneworld, Star Alliance and SkyTeam frequent flyers.

David Flynn |

What is a Virgin Velocity point worth?

From headphones to iPhones plus flights and upgrades, here are some of the best (and worst) ways to spend Velocity Points.

Chris Chamberlin |

How to make the most of Air New Zealand's Gold status match

Your gratis Gold card provides everything from priority check-in and lounge access to extra-legroom seating and more.

Chris Chamberlin |

Cathay Pacific axes frequent flyer membership cards

The airline is moving towards digital cards on its smartphone apps.

David Flynn |

Earn triple Velocity Points on Virgin Australia flights

Now, how game are you to book flights almost a year in advance...?

David Flynn |

Qantas 'fast track' status match returns for NZ flyers

This Qantas status challenge targets Aussie and Kiwi frequent flyers from over a dozen competing airlines.

David Flynn |

Velocity extends status match trial, Platinum & Gold perks

Recently landed a Virgin Australia status match? You now have more time to qualify for a full year of Velocity Gold status.

Chris Chamberlin |

Does Rex have a frequent flyer program?

Regional Express will tackle Qantas and Virgin on the popular Sydney-Melbourne-Brisbane routes, but without a rewards program.

David Flynn |

Virgin to retain VIP tier, but maybe not The Club

Some perks are coming back for Virgin's most privileged flyers, says Virgin CEO Jayne Hrdlicka.

David Flynn |

Oneworld Emerald: the best frequent flyer status

With apologies to Marilyn Monroe, Emeralds are a frequent flyer's best friend!

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas mulls launching its own mobile phone service

The proposed Qantas Mobile plans would run on the Optus network and let customers earn points as they talk, text and stream.

David Flynn |

Cathay Pacific stretches Marco Polo Club status to 2022

Silver, Gold and Diamond members of Cathay Pacific's Marco Polo Club loyalty program will keep their status without flying.

Chris Chamberlin |

Your guide to Malaysia Airlines’ overhauled Enrich program

From earning points to new rules for reaching Silver, Gold and Platinum status, here’s what you need to know about Enrich in 2021.

Chris Chamberlin |

Emirates Skywards status now extended to 2022

With their elite tier status now minted for an extra year, Emirates' frequent flyers can rest easy.

David Flynn |