Using your Qantas Frequent Flyer points to book flights is naturally one of the best ways that you can spend them – and for some high flyers, that means using points to travel with Qantas' Oneworld alliance partner Cathay Pacific. Offering flights between Australia and Hong Kong and onward...
POSTED 3 Apr, 2018 12 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
Flying with Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air or Cathay Dragon from Kuala Lumpur International Airport? Then take advantage of the city’s in-town check-in desks, where you can ditch your suitcase and obtain your boarding pass before reaching the airport. It’s a great move if you’r...
POSTED 26 Sep, 2017 8 Comments
If you’re stuck in economy to Hong Kong and beyond with Cathay Pacific, you’ll have a much more comfortable journey by using your Asia Miles for an upgrade to premium economy. You'll also find the best value in 'round trip' upgrades (such as Sydney-Hong Kong-Sydney) than by upgrading...
POSTED 16 Jan, 2017 0 Comments
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 class upgrade. What's more, you can also use Asia Miles to upgrade to business class on Cathay's sister airline Dragonair – particularly useful if connec...
POSTED 16 Aug, 2016 5 Comments
Airlines will soon begin selling their 'early bird' fares for 2017, with significant savings across the board – especially in business class and even first class. We're talking thousands of dollars off regular year-round pricing, especially for travel during the quieter periods. You can e...
POSTED 2 Aug, 2016 6 Comments
Put your hard-earned frequent flyer points to work on your next international trip and swap your usual business class seat for a first class suite. Australian Business Traveller's series of expert 'upgrade guides' explain just how easy it can be and how many points you'll need when flying with Q...
POSTED 30 Jul, 2016 1 Comment
Hong Kong International Airport boasts a wealth of Oneworld lounges, thanks mostly to being the home port of Cathay Pacific in addition to the Qantas Hong Kong Lounge. Many travellers in transit at Hong Kong airport like to sample several of these lounges, especially the newest ones, between the...
POSTED 15 Jul, 2016 12 Comments
As the newest member of Cathay Pacific's fleet, its Airbus A350 aircraft offer travellers new standards of comfort as they kick back in one of 38 business class seats. With no first class service on these jets, business class starts at the very front, with each pod transforming into a fully-flat...
POSTED 13 Jul, 2016 7 Comments
If you’re trekking to London with Cathay Pacific in business class, why not use your Asia Miles for a first class upgrade? While Cathay Pacific’s Australian flights don’t come with first class, you’ll find it on the longer legs from Hong Kong to the likes of London, Los A...
POSTED 5 Jul, 2016 2 Comments
Your boss or your budget may see you consigned to the cheap seats in economy but there's no reason you have to stay there. Our expert upgrade guides reveal how a serve of frequent flyer points can bump you up to business class on your next flight with Qantas, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Singapor...
POSTED 20 Jul, 2015 3 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
With many jaded Qantas Frequent Flyer members now looking for greener pastures, one option worth considering is Cathay Pacific’s Marco Polo Club. Perks such as lounge access and priority check-in are available when travelling with Qantas, thanks to Cathay’s membership in the Oneworld...
POSTED 2 Jul, 2014 5 Comments
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