Frequent flyer News

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 C. |

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 C. |

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 C. |

Qantas shifts Platinum One support to new VIP Service Team

Qantas is closing down its dedicated Special Service Team for top frequent flyers.

Chris C. |

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 C. |

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 C. |

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 C. |

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 C. |

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 C. |

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 C. |

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 C. |

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 C. |

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 C. |