This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. If you’ve recently started flying with Cathay Pacific, chances are you’ve come across its two affiliated programs – Asia Miles and the Marco Polo Club. Not sure how th...
POSTED 30 May, 2019 4 Comments
This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel, and was last updated January 2019. If you’re travelling with Cathay Pacific to Hong Kong and beyond in premium economy, a great use for your Asia Miles is a business clas...
POSTED 4 Dec, 2018 11 Comments
ANZ Rewards credit card customers can score up to 10 bonus ANZ reward points per dollar spent on everything from flight and hotel bookings through to online shopping for fashion, homewares, technology, liquor and more, simply by starting their shopping journey through the ANZ Rewards Bonus Points...
POSTED 11 Oct, 2018 0 Comments
The Asia Miles frequent flyer program allows you to earn and burn miles on flights and upgrades – but when it comes to building frequent flyer status with Cathay Pacific, that’s where the Marco Polo Club program comes into play. Boasting great perks like priority check-in and boardin...
POSTED 20 Aug, 2018 0 Comments
Despite recent changes to the Cathay Pacific Asia Miles scheme, the frequent flyer program remains a relatively attractive way to book Cathay Pacific business class and first class flights using miles, often for fewer points than through other Oneworld programs like Qantas Frequent Flyer. Austra...
POSTED 4 Jul, 2018 2 Comments
Regional flights to earn more Asia Miles, even in economy Some business class fares to earn less points More award seats available, but mostly at higher prices Cathay Pacific is shaking up its Asia Miles loyalty program with a sweeping overhaul of how points are both earned and redeemed. V...
POSTED 24 May, 2018 29 Comments
Earning Asia Miles when flying with Cathay Pacific and its partner airlines like Qantas is usually straightforward: attach your Asia Miles number to your booking before you travel and those miles tend to appear without much hassle. But occasionally, the miles you’re owed never turn up, or ...
POSTED 15 Nov, 2017 3 Comments
EXCLUSIVE | NAB is broadening its suite of frequent flyer rewards credit cards with three brand new products tied to an all-new ‘NAB Rewards’ loyalty program, with airline partners including Virgin Australia, Cathay Pacific and Air New Zealand. Now open for application, the NAB Rewar...
POSTED 23 Jan, 2017 7 Comments
It’s easy to convert your ANZ Rewards credit card points into Cathay Pacific Asia Miles – the CX version of frequent flyer points which you can use to book flights or upgrades to premium economy, business class and even first class with Cathay Pacific. Points are converted on a 3000:...
POSTED 14 Sep, 2016 1 Comment
ANZ’s portfolio of Black-level credit cards allows you to earn frequent flyer points across five different airlines – Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines – but which one should you choose? For starters, know that in order to earn Qan...
POSTED 22 Jul, 2016 4 Comments
The new ANZ Rewards Travel Adventures credit card is loaded with features including a free domestic return flight each year with Virgin Australia, uncapped frequent flyer points and no overseas transaction fees on international purchases. Served as an American Express and Platinum-grade Visa com...
POSTED 20 Jun, 2016 7 Comments
UPDATE | Diners Club has reversed some recent changes to its credit card rewards program, with points transfers to the American Airlines AAdvantage and Starwood Preferred Guest schemes both being retained. Transfers to these programs were to be axed from Diners Club Rewards as of June 1 2016, al...
POSTED 3 May, 2016 13 Comments
This week’s frequent flyer news mostly comes for members of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program with points halved on eBay purchases and five retailers departing from the Qantas Points Online Mall altogether. Also in our final wrap for January, we take a look at the best ways to use Qantas P...
POSTED 29 Jan, 2016 0 Comments
If your wallet packs an ANZ Rewards credit card, you’ll soon earn more Virgin Australia Velocity frequent flyer points on your everyday spend – or if you’re more of a Cathay Pacific loyalist, register for the airline’s latest promo which doles out double miles on flights t...
POSTED 5 Jun, 2015 0 Comments
Cathay Pacific is courting Aussie travellers with double Asia Miles on flights between Australia and Hong Kong, along with a separate bonus serve of up to 1,500 Asia Miles. It gets even better when you examine the 'earn and burn' rates in the Asia Miles scheme: a single business class trip to Ho...
POSTED 3 Jun, 2015 5 Comments
With an impressive roster of airline partners including Virgin Australia, Emirates, Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific, the American Express Membership Rewards program gives you the flexibility to spend when it’s convenient to you, while deciding what to do with your points at a later da...
POSTED 26 May, 2015 4 Comments
Cathay Pacific is considering a major overhaul of its Marco Polo Club and Asia Miles frequent flyer schemes with widespread impact ranging from restricting lounge access to awarding points and status credits based on the cost of the ticket rather than the number of miles flown. In the wake of ru...
POSTED 19 Jan, 2015 9 Comments
Citibank Australia's just-launched Citi Prestige Card offers perks such as airport lounge access, free limousines transfers and a bonus 70,000 points when making your first purchase. Cardholders also pick up a free overnight stay at selected hotels each year, can ‘buy three nights and...
POSTED 31 Oct, 2014 9 Comments
Want to earn double Qantas or Velocity Frequent Flyer points on your travels? You’ll need to register and book this week to be in with a shot, so don’t miss the boat! Speaking of Qantas Points, you’ll soon be able to earn them – and more importantly, earn status credits &...
POSTED 12 Sep, 2014 0 Comments
Aussie travellers, meet Asia Miles – the loyalty program for earning points on flights with Cathay Pacific and its Oneworld partners such as Qantas and British Airways. Regardless of how frequently you fly, perks like lounge access are kept at bay unless you’re also a paid-up member ...
POSTED 22 Jul, 2014 3 Comments
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