Reward Program News

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...

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Choice slams frequent flyer schemes

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

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QF launches Platinum One

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

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Starwood boosts point transfers to SQ

In brief: Starwood's Starpoints loyalty programme returns to a 1:1 transfer basis to Singapore Airlines' Krisflyer scheme this ...

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Virgin Australia to introduce Velocity Platinum

Virgin Australia's overhaul of its Velocity frequent flyer rewards scheme will include a new top-tier Velocity Platinum level, ...

David Flynn |

Free Air New Zealand Airpoints accounts

Travel tip: Like Qantas and certain other airlines, Air New Zealand charges a nominal fee to join its Airpoints frequent flyer ...

John Walton |

Qantas' unpublished platinum benefits revealed

High-flying members of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program may have benefits they're not even aware of. During an exclusive inte...

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Qantas hints at Platinum One benefits

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

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Velocity mints its first points millionaire

In brief: Virgin Australia's Velocity frequent flyer program has notched up its first 'millionaire', with Gold Coast-based...

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