Reward Program News

Cash in miles at Qatar's in-person boutique

Got a seriously big stash of Qatar Airways' Qmiles in your account, and fed up of redeeming them on flights? You're obviously a...

John Walton |

Free Accor A|Club Platinum frequent guest status

Snap up Accor A|Club top tier Platinum frequent guest status, bringing you bonus points plus benefits at Pullman, Sofitel and M...

John Walton |

IHG Priority Club earning changes in Americas

The InterContinental Hotels Group is changing how its Priority Club frequent guest loyalty program points earning works for Int...

John Walton |

Emirates + Alaska = points

IN BRIEF | A new partnership between Emirates and Alaska Airlines not only allows travellers to rack up points in either a...

David Flynn |

Free Hilton HHonors Gold status

Everybody loves a freebie, right? So here's a hot tip that'll get you instant Gold Elite status with Hilton's HHonors loya...

David Flynn |

United Airlines status match

Got a trip on United Airlines coming up this year? If so, make a note to take up United's MileagePlus Premier Status ...

David Flynn |

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 |

Compared: Qantas Frequent Flyer / Velocity silver

This article has been updated to take into account the recent relaunch of Velocity Rewards. As part of our series compa...

danwarne |

QFF v Velocity: which is faster to silver/gold?

Which Australian airline loyalty program -- Virgin Australia's Velocity Frequent Flyer or Qantas Frequent Flyer -- gets you to ...

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...

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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 |

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...

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 |