Frequent flyer News

Velocity adds status bonus points for Ola rides

Virgin Australia's Silver, Gold and Platinum frequent flyers will now scoop up extra points on airport rides with Ola.

David Flynn |

Booking Japan Airlines flights with Qantas Points

Japan Airlines is bringing back first class on its Sydney-Tokyo flights, and you can book it with your Qantas Points right now.

Brandon Loo |

Turkish Airlines' 2020 Star Alliance Gold status match

A Qantas Platinum card is your key to four months of free Star Alliance Gold, and just one flight could extend it for a year.

Brandon Loo |

Virgin Australia boosts points, status credits on flights

Velocity Frequent Flyer members can soon earn 20% more Velocity points and up to 50% more status credits on Virgin and partners.

Chris Chamberlin |

Korean Air overhauls Skypass frequent flyer program

Korean Air is completely redesigning Skypass, including frequent flyer tiers and benefits, earning and spending miles, and more.

Chris Chamberlin |

Bankwest cuts Qantas Points on savings, debit card spend

Bankwest customers will earn fewer Qantas Points on their savings balance, and on Debit Mastercard purchases, from April 2020.

Chris Chamberlin |

CBA launches new Ultimate Awards credit card

CBA’s new top-tier credit card packs in bonus points on overseas purchases: plus, no foreign transaction fees.

Chris Chamberlin |

How to join Qantas Frequent Flyer for free in 2020

Skip that $100 sign-up fee: here's how your family and friends can join Qantas Frequent Flyer without paying a cent.

Brandon Loo |

How to choose the best frequent flyer credit card

Maximising credit card frequent flyer points isn't difficult, when you create a strategy that suits you.

Chris Chamberlin |

UA status match gives Star Alliance Gold with six flights

United's Status Match Challenge is back in 2020, and it's your shortcut to Star Alliance Gold perks.

Brandon Loo |

Game theory behind United Airlines' frequent flyer changes

Recent changes to United's MileagePlus loyalty scheme are a case study in marketplace design.

Businessweek |

Qantas expands Air France, KLM frequent flyer partnerships

You can now earn and spend Qantas Points across all Air France and KLM flights globally: plus, new perks for Gold and Platinum.

Chris Chamberlin |

Oneworld mulls points upgrades across all member airlines

Under the proposal, any Oneworld airline's frequent flyer points could be used for an upgrade on any other alliance member.

David Flynn |

Virgin cuts ties with BP as Qantas primes the (petrol) pump

The new points-for-petrol partnership between Qantas and BP is set to take off early next year.

David Flynn |

Virgin Australia rolls out points upgrades on Delta flights

Velocity Frequent Flyer members can now upgrade to business class on Delta flights for as few as 3,900 Velocity points.

Chris Chamberlin |

How to earn Qantas Points with Uber and Uber Eats

Now you can earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points with all Uber and Uber Eats bookings, even worldwide.

Brandon Loo |

Qantas looks to add new Gold, Platinum frequent flyer perks

A frequent flyer survey reveals how Qantas is considering a range of status-based benefits beyond Lifetime Gold.

David Flynn |

Now you can turn Uber Rewards into Qantas Points

The Uber Rewards program has signed up Qantas as a points partner, but the 'exchange rate' leaves much to be desired.

David Flynn |