Reward Program News

Take a ride in a Qantas flight simulator

Any airline loyalty program lets you trade your points in on a flight – but Qantas is now offering frequent flyers the ch...

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QFF points on eBay?

Need to top up your Qantas frequent flyer points balance to claim that business class award seat? Be warned that eBay isn't the...

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Velocity frequent flyers get Delta fast track

Virgin Australia's Gold and Platinum Velocity frequent flyers can speed through the airport with new fast-track reciprocal bene...

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Emirates Skywards for Qantas frequent flyers

Following today's historic hookup between Qantas and Emirates, many Australian travellers will be wondering exactly how th...

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Qantas + David Jones partnership

Qantas frequent flyers are now able to earn points for shopping at upmarket retailer David Jones on the DJ’s America...

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No Virgin America perks for Velocity Gold/Plat

Virgin Australia's US cousin Virgin America is now offering new Silver and Gold tiers for its frequent flyer program, with airp...

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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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