Virgin Australia Velocity frequent flyer points are easier to earn than ever before, thanks to partnerships with BP, Coles Flybuys and an array of great credit card sign-up offers: but how could you best spend 50,000 of those hard-earned points? Here's how! 1. Upgrade to business class on Austr...
POSTED 18 Jan, 2017 0 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
Qantas Frequent Flyer points are incredibly easy to earn both in the air and on the ground, but how could you best-spend 50,000 Qantas Points, such as you’d pick-up via one of these great credit card sign-up deals? Sure, you could blow them all on a toaster or other gadgets and merchandise...
POSTED 16 Jan, 2017 5 Comments
Aussie residents and tourists alike can save money on their shopping by claiming a GST rebate at Australian international airport TRS counters before jetting overseas – but the process can often prove quite slow, particularly when travellers aren't properly prepared. Here's how to spe...
POSTED 11 Jan, 2017 11 Comments
Looking for the best economy seats on the Qantas Boeing 787? We've scoped out the official Qantas seatmap to find the seats with the most legroom and least disturbances, as well as the seats that are best for couples. Qantas Boeing 787 Dreamliner economy class seatmap Roughly half of every Qant...
POSTED 30 Dec, 2016 5 Comments
Whether you’re flying with Air Canada, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, United or any other Star Alliance airline, you may be able to use frequent flyer points to upgrade your economy class ticket into a business class seat. This perk isn’t limited to the frequent flyers of each air...
POSTED 29 Dec, 2016 6 Comments
For a little luxe on your next journey with Emirates, why not use your hard-earned Skywards miles for an upgrade to first class? Whether you’ve earned your Skywards bounty from flights or through credit cards such as the Emirates Citi World MasterCard, you’re clear to use them for an...
POSTED 23 Dec, 2016 3 Comments
Looking for the best business class seats on the Qantas Boeing 787-9? We've used the official seatmap to reveal the choice picks for solo flyers and couples, in-flight workers and sound sleepers. Qantas' Boeing 787 aircraft won't begin flying until October 2017 but with the Dreamliner's first fl...
POSTED 22 Dec, 2016 7 Comments
We don't yet know exactly what Qantas' Boeing 787 premium economy seats will look like, but we can reveal the best seats for your flight on the red-tailed Dreamliner. Qantas Boeing 787 Dreamliner premium economy seatmap Nestled between business class and economy, the Qantas Boeing 787...
POSTED 22 Dec, 2016 9 Comments
Most frequent flyers achieve their prized Gold or Platinum status the hard way – clocking up endless hours of bum-numbing miles in business class (or, worse, economy). However, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer selected travellers a shortcut to that shiny card using little-known ...
POSTED 21 Dec, 2016 5 Comments
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