Reward Program News

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 ...

David Flynn |

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Qantas' unpublished platinum benefits revealed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...

danwarne |

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 | ...

David Flynn |

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...

David Flynn |

No Frequent Flyer seats available? No problem!

Is there anything more frustrating than having plenty of Qantas Frequent Flyer points "in the bank" but not being able to get a...

Gary Walter |

Etihad offers "Gold Elite" frequent flyer program

Very frequent flyers have another top-tier level to consider: Gold Elite from Etihad, the Abu Dhabi-based airline that's also a...

John Walton |

Emirates now allows points transfers, purchases

Here's good news if you're sitting on a stack of Emirates Skywards frequent flyer points, or alternatively, if you don't q...

danwarne |

Velocity: best for seat availability

Virgin Australia’s Velocity frequent flyer program has the most seats available for award redemption across all Asia Paci...

danwarne |

Double Frequent Flyer points for Jetstar customers

Jetstar is offering double Qantas Frequent Flyer points on the first 1,000 flights booked with its "max bundle". To get the do...

danwarne |

Qantas' new Platinum One status tier

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

John Walton |

Major changes to Qantas Frequent Flyer

Qantas is rolling out significant changes to its Qantas Frequent Flyer program in the face of a new frequent flyer offering fro...

danwarne |

No big deal: NAB's triple Qantas points offer

If you're currently looking for a better rewards card for earning Qantas Frequent Flyer points, a new NAB promotion offering tr...

danwarne |

2x Virgin Atlantic miles on other Virgin flights

Flying on Virgin Blue, V Australia or Virgin America? If you're a Virgin Atlantic Flying Club frequent flyer member, you can ea...

John Walton |

Virgin Blue to overhaul Velocity Rewards

As part of its "New Blue" shakeup, Virgin Blue will relaunch its Velocity Rewards this year following a significant internal re...

David Flynn |

Emirates and Virgin Blue end reward partnership

Emirates will close its Skywards frequent flyer partnership with Virgin Blue's Velocity Rewards at the end of March, so frequen...

John Walton |

Redeem Velocity points for QLD flood relief

Virgin Blue is encouraging its Velocity Rewards members to turn in their points in exchange for a donation to Queensland flood ...

John Walton |