Reward Program News

Velocity Gold? Your hotel choices explained

You’ve done it – after clocking up plenty of Virgin Australia flights a shiny new Velocity Gold card is yours. Now...

Chris Chamberlin |

Get 100 free Hyatt Gold Passport points

Want a quick and easy 100 points to add to your Hyatt Gold Passport account? Sure, 100 points isn't a whole lot – but if...

David Flynn |

Velocity frequent flyer pooling: tips and tricks

Many airline frequent flyer programs let you transfer points from one family member to another, but Virgin Australia's Velocity...

John Walton |

Get Star Alliance Gold status with one flight

The majority of Australian travellers hold some status with the Qantas Frequent Flyer scheme, with regular jetsetters clutching...

David Flynn |

The tyrannical world of loyalty programs

If the world of frequent flyers was a world of its own – a place where points were the currency of the realm, t...

David Flynn |

Lufthansa cuts Miles & More on Turkish

Lufthansa is slashing the earning rate for Miles & More status credits on Turkish Airlines flights as the two carriers &nda...

David Flynn |

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 |