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Choice slams frequent flyer schemes

The Australian Consumer Association magazine Choice has once again slammed Australia's frequent flyer schemes, saying that most...

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...

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 ...

Velocity Rewards on electricity bills coming soon

Australian airlines are finding new ways to attract customers in the battle for frequent flyers, with Virgin Australia and Lumo...

A|Club program renamed to Le Club Accorhotels

Hotel group Accor -- which runs business travel hotels Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel, Mercure and MGallery, plus various other bran...

oneworld frequent flyer basics: tiers & benefits

Need to know what your Qantas Frequent Flyer Silver, Gold or Platinum elite tier status means on other oneworld alliance airlin...

Get more airline points from car rental

If you want to maximise your frequent flyer earnings from car rentals, it's worth checking how points are accrued with differen...

Velocity frequent flyer fast-track

Virgin Australia's push to woo Qantas frequent flyers already includes a valuable status match offer which provides free s...

Virgin Velocity's free elite car hire membership

Virgin Australia's relaunched Velocity Rewards scheme is cleverly getting a jump on the market-leading Qantas Frequent Flyer by...

Virgin frequent flyers now getting hotel extras

A surprising and innovative addition to Virgin's revamped Velocity Rewards frequent flyer program is free top-tier membership i...

New Velocity Rewards cards: what they look like

IN BRIEF | If you've been wondering what the new Velocity Rewards cards will look like following the relaunch of the program, h...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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...

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 | ...

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...

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...