Reward Program News

Hyatt Gold Passport: new discounts, redemptions

Improvements to the roster of Hyatt Gold Passport benefits will see a lengthier points expiry period, along with discounted roo...

Chris Chamberlin |

Earn Hilton HHonors for everyday spend: Macquarie

This month sees the introduction of a direct-earn Hilton HHonors card into the Australian market with the launch of the Hilton ...

Chris Chamberlin |

Qantas on track for 10 million frequent flyers

Qantas expects its frequent flyer program to eclipse 10 million members early next year, further cementing the loyalty program&...

David Flynn |

Use Qantas Points for Spotify subscriptions

Streaming music service Spotify is the latest name to sign up with Qantas' ever-expanding frequent flyer scheme. Spotify Premi...

David Flynn |

Commonwealth Bank slashes frequent flyer points

The Commonwealth Bank is set to slash the rate at which the bank’s American Express, MasterCard and Visa credit card hold...

Chris Chamberlin |

Frequent flyer tip: buying British Airways Avios

Every airline’s frequent flyer mileage program comes with its own unique set of benefits and right now the stars are alig...

Angus Mordant |

IHG sets the Net free

The InterContinental Hotels Group is now offering free Internet access to Elite-grade members of its loyalty program, which has...

David Flynn |

SQ introduces 'Miles + Cash'

Singapore Airlines will allow frequent flyers to mix miles and cash when it comes to paying for SQ or SilkAir tickets online fr...

David Flynn |

Top spends for QFF points

It's often said that Qantas Frequent Flyer points are Australia's de facto currency. And as the Red Roo's reward prog...

David Flynn |

Virgin offers points for pets

Virgin Australia passengers can now earn points for flying with their pooches – and pussycats too. The airline today lau...

David Flynn |

Earn Virgin points at Langham hotels

IN BRIEF | Virgin Australia frequent flyers staying at Langham hotels can now hoover up a handy serving of Velocity points. Fr...

David Flynn |

Qantas launches new ad campaign

Qantas has unveilled a new campaign intended to push the airline's frequent flyer program past the 10 million member mark. Fea...

David Flynn |

Qantas clamps down on loyalty bonus

Qantas will tighten the rules for its frequent flyer 'loyalty bonus' next month, restricting the ability to earn bonus points t...

David Flynn |

Virgin scores high in reward seat stakes

Virgin Australia has taken second place in a global survey of the availability of reward seats available to frequent flyer...

David Flynn |

Amex tweaks freq flyer card rates

American Express is changing the number of frequent flyer points which cardholders can earn on its premium Amex Qantas and Virg...

David Flynn |

EK adds fuel surcharge to reward flights

The cost of those 'free' reward flights with Emirates just got more expensive, with the airline adding a fuel surcharge to...

David Flynn |

New Qantas Cash travel money/frequent flyer card

Qantas is taking its frequent flyer card to the next level with "Qantas Cash", allowing the plastic to be used as a prepai...

David Flynn |

Better frequent flyer program: QF or EK?

Now that Qantas and Emirates are forging forwards with their alliance, which takes effect from April 1, frequent flyers ar...

John Walton |