Reward Program News

Etihad frequent flyer partners: nifty point hacks

Want to earn miles from American Airlines flights that you can spend on Virgin Australia tickets? Or pick up points from Malays...

John Walton |

MAS + Etihad: Full earn and burn on points

Malaysia Airlines and Etihad Airways are joining up in a new frequent flyer partnership, with full reciprocal earning and burni...

John Walton |

Gold and platinum: Qantas FF vs Virgin Velocity

This article has been updated to take into account the recent relaunch of Velocity Rewards.Gold and platinum membership of...

danwarne |

Qantas vs Virgin: which earns more int'l points?

Welcome to the second instalment of Australian Business Traveller's series this week comparing Qantas Frequent Flyer and Virgin...

danwarne |

QF Platinum One: the details

Qantas is piling on the 'personal touch' perks at the new Platinum One status level of its Qantas Frequent Flyer program. The ...

David Flynn |

Earn & burn with Etihad & American Airlines

IN BRIEF | Travellers on Etihad Airways and American Airlines can already earn frequent flyer miles on each other's n...

David Flynn |

Virgin disputes Choice's criticism of frequent fly

Virgin Australia has hit back at criticisms of frequent flyer programs by The Australian Consumer Association magazine&nbs...

danwarne |

Choice slams frequent flyer schemes

The Australian Consumer Association magazine Choice has once again slammed Australia's frequent flyer schemes, saying that most...

danwarne |

Qantas to launch Platinum One frequent flyer status

UPDATE | Qantas has now launched its Platinum One frequent flyer level, and we've got all the details... PREVIOUS | Qantas wi...

David Flynn |

Free credit card, identity theft protection

Virgin Australia frequent flyers will get free credit card and identity theft protection as part of the airline's new Velocity ...

danwarne |

Velocity Rewards on electricity bills coming soon

Australian airlines are finding new ways to attract customers in the battle for frequent flyers, with Virgin Australia and Lumo...

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A|Club program renamed to Le Club Accorhotels

Hotel group Accor -- which runs business travel hotels Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel, Mercure and MGallery, plus various other bran...

John Walton |

oneworld frequent flyer basics: tiers & benefits

Need to know what your Qantas Frequent Flyer Silver, Gold or Platinum elite tier status means on other oneworld alliance airlin...

John Walton |

Get more airline points from car rental

If you want to maximise your frequent flyer earnings from car rentals, it's worth checking how points are accrued with differen...

John Walton |

Velocity frequent flyer fast-track

Virgin Australia's push to woo Qantas frequent flyers already includes a valuable status match offer which provides free s...

David Flynn |

Virgin Velocity's free elite car hire membership

Virgin Australia's relaunched Velocity Rewards scheme is cleverly getting a jump on the market-leading Qantas Frequent Flyer by...

danwarne |

Virgin frequent flyers now getting hotel extras

A surprising and innovative addition to Virgin's revamped Velocity Rewards frequent flyer program is free top-tier membership i...

danwarne |

New Velocity Rewards cards: what they look like

IN BRIEF | If you've been wondering what the new Velocity Rewards cards will look like following the relaunch of the program, h...

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