Reward Program News

Virgin Australia aims to keep Qantas high flyers

Having wooed the cream of Qantas’ frequent flyers into its own Velocity rewards scheme during last year’s aggressiv...

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New Etihad earn rate for Velocity points

If you're flying on Etihad but funneling those frequent flyer points towards your Virgin Australia Velocity balance, get ready ...

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Rydges revamps PriorityGUEST loyalty program

Hotel group Rydges has revamped its PriorityGUEST rewards program, with the addition of upmarket Art Series and QT Hotels to th...

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Virgin Velocity 15% card rewards transfer bonus

Got a stack of bank reward points sitting on your credit or charge card? Now's the time to cash them in, with Virgin Australia ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Emirates + Alaska = points

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

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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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