Frequent flyer News

Best Marco Polo Club perks in CX business class

This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. Holdin...

Brandon Loo |

Cathay Pacific's best Diamond perk?

Which line at airport security is the shortest? It's often not the queue you're in, and it's usually not even the priority lan...

David Flynn |

Unofficial guide to EK Skywards Platinum status

Hold the elusive Emirates Skywards Platinum card in your wallet for unlimited first class lounge access across Emirates and its...

Brandon Loo |

Unofficial guide to EK Skywards Gold status

An Emirates Skywards Gold card is your key to unlimited lounge access across Emirates and its partner airline networks, includi...

Brandon Loo |

How to recover lost Qantas frequent flyer points

Qantas has a strict use-by date on the frequent flyer points sitting in your account. If your account is inactive for 18 months...

David Flynn |

BA just made business class upgrades easier

British Airways is making it easier for top-tier frequent flyers to travel in even more comfort with free upgrades to business ...

David Flynn |

Qantas rejigs reward bookings for partner airlines

Forthcoming changes to the Qantas Frequent Flyer scheme will not only require more points to book premium seats with Qantas &nd...

Brandon Loo |

Double dip on points with Air France/KLM and Accor

In the long run of loyalty, every point counts – so the opportunity to 'double dip' makes plenty of sense if it helps you...

David Flynn |

How the QFF 'overhaul' will affect you

Qantas is embarking on a year-long overhaul of its loyalty scheme, but it all boils down to those points-based 'reward' seats &...

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas Points: book with AirNZ, Air France, KLM

Qantas Frequent Flyer members can now use their Qantas Points to book selected flights with Air New Zealand, and will soon be a...

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas launches Lifetime Platinum

Qantas' highest-flying travellers will be able to secure their top-tier frequent flyer status for life with the introduction of...

David Flynn |

Qantas Points Club is aimed at "high buyers"

Qantas will turn its attention from frequent flyers to frequent shoppers with the launch of the new Qantas Points Club later th...

David Flynn |

AMEX axes Priority Pass credit at Aussie airports

American Express is withdrawing the offer of $36 of credit at selected cafes and restaurants at Sydney, Melbourne, Br...

David Flynn |

Some frequent flyers get Heathrow Express upgrade

The Heathrow Express is the quickest and easiest way for business travellers to scoot between Heathrow Airport and Lo...

David Flynn |

Star Alliance halts plan for new elite status

Star Alliance is no longer actively considering new alliance-wide elite tiers above the Gold level – such as Star Allianc...

Chris Chamberlin |

SQ KrisFlyer Elite Silver: the unofficial guide

This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. The mid-tier Kri...

Brandon Loo |

CX Marco Polo Club vs Asia Miles

This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. If you’ve ...

Brandon Loo |

How to spend 104,000 Qantas Points from ANZ

Tempting travellers with 100,000 bonus Qantas frequent flyer points – not to mention an extra 4,000 Qantas Points gained ...

Chris Chamberlin |