The Heathrow Express is the quickest and easiest way for business travellers to scoot between Heathrow Airport and London city, or at least Paddington Station – which is a decent place to settle in your hotel (I'm a fan of the hip little Hotel Indigo) or hop a Tube train or an Uber to your ...
POSTED 28 Feb, 2018 7 Comments
2018 looks to be a year of change for the Avios loyalty platform behind British Airways' Executive Club, but re-opening the scheme to Australian travellers isn't on the cards. BA used to allow residents of Australia and New Zealand to join its frequent flyer program but pulled down the shutters ...
POSTED 23 Nov, 2017 5 Comments
Even if you normally fly high in business class, there's no reason you can't swap your seat for a first class suite on British Airways flights from Sydney to Singapore and London, maximising your comfort in the air and your lounge perks on the ground. This can be arranged by using frequent flyer...
POSTED 9 Jun, 2017 7 Comments
British Airways is giving all travellers impacted by last weekend's flight disruptions a free two-year extension of their British Airways Executive Club status. The make-good gesture will sweep through the status of all BAEC members caught up in the delays and cancellations and see them retain t...
POSTED 4 Jun, 2017 7 Comments
Just because you’re booked in premium economy (World Traveller Plus) with British Airways – or worse, economy (World Traveller and Euro Traveller) – doesn’t mean you have to stay there. You could use frequent flyer points from BA’s own Executive Club to secure an up...
POSTED 24 Feb, 2017 15 Comments
British Airways is now offering a triple helping of Avios frequent flyer points for all BA flights through to March 31, 2017. BA Executive Club members have to register before they book, in order to earn that super-sized serve of Avios – so job #1 is to click here and register for this pro...
POSTED 4 Jan, 2017 2 Comments
Aer Lingus expects to launch its AerClub frequent flyer program before the end of this year, replacing the airline’s long-running Gold Circle loyalty program with not just a new rewards scheme but a new currency. The Irish flag-carrier will adopt the same Avios points as used by siblings B...
POSTED 21 Sep, 2016 0 Comments
While the Qantas Frequent Flyer program has shied away from offering Lifetime Platinum status, there’s still a way to lock-in lifelong access to top-grade benefits such as priority boarding and even the luxe Qantas First Class lounges. That shiny solution is to chase Lifetime Gold status i...
POSTED 26 Aug, 2016 45 Comments
TRAVEL HACK | What if we told you of a way to get the most appealing perks of Qantas Frequent Flyer Gold status in just one trip? We're talking airport lounge access – and not just to Qantas lounges but those of Oneworld airlines such as British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airli...
POSTED 17 Aug, 2016 6 Comments
British Airways' all-new business and first class lounge at Singapore's Changi Airport is a Cinderella-grade transformation that's taken the tired old Terminal 1 space from drab to fab. Here's a 'before' shot of the lounge, which used to be the airport's shar...
POSTED 2 Sep, 2015 10 Comments
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