Rewards Programs

Virgin Velocity's free elite car hire membership

Virgin Australia's relaunched Velocity Rewards scheme is cleverly getting a jump on the market-le...

Virgin frequent flyers now getting hotel extras

A surprising and innovative addition to Virgin's revamped Velocity Rewards frequent flyer program...

Virgin boosts bonuses to match Qantas

One thing that Virgin Australia didn't trumpet loudly enough this morning is that it quietly boos...

Virgin Australia launches family friendly Velocity

Virgin Australia is launching the first stage of its revamped Velocity frequent flyer program tod...

Amex releases new Velocity credit cards

Virgin Australia continues to raise the stakes against Qantas in its battle for Australia's busin...

Free Air New Zealand Airpoints accounts

Travel tip: Like Qantas and certain other airlines, Air New Zealand charges a nominal fee to join...

Qantas' unpublished platinum benefits revealed

High-flying members of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program may have benefits they're not even aware...

Frequent flyer: which is better, Qantas or Virgin?

Over the previous week Australian Business Traveller has compared the Qantas Frequent Flyer and V...

No Frequent Flyer seats available? No problem!

Is there anything more frustrating than having plenty of Qantas Frequent Flyer points "in the ban...

Virgin Australia's Velocity Rewards: revamp begins

Virgin Australia has commenced a revamp of its Velocity frequent flyer program, following up yest...

Qantas earns over $1billion/yr from QF points

Qantas might be struggling, but its Frequent Flyer program is raising over a billion dollars a ye...

Thai Airways launches Royal Orchid Plus Platinum

Thai Airways has joined the 'invitation-only' club with the creation of a new Royal Orchid P...

Leading Hotels adds benefits to Leaders Club

In brief: Like most frequent flyers, we usually shudder when told that an airline or hotel is enh...

Hilton, Marriott, Ritz-Carlton prey to hack attack

A hacker attack on a database used for the loyalty programs of several leading hotel groups has l...

Virgin Blue to overhaul Velocity Rewards

As part of its "New Blue" shakeup, Virgin Blue will relaunch its Velocity Rewards this year follo...

Redeem Velocity points for QLD flood relief

Virgin Blue is encouraging its Velocity Rewards members to turn in their points in exchange for a...

Hilton Melbourne Airport to become Parkroyal?

Hilton’s Melbourne Airport hotel could soon be rebranded under the PARKROYAL name following...