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
American Express’ Local Champion game is your ticket to earning an extra frequent flyer point per dollar spent in the places you shop the most: whether that’s the supermarket, your favourite local restaurant or café, or with retailers and other service providers across Australi...
POSTED 9 Nov, 2017 7 Comments
American Express cardholders can save hundreds of dollars each year by taking advantage of AMEX Offers: a free program open to most Australian AMEX users, whether their card is directly issued by American Express Australia, or by Commonwealth Bank, NAB or Westpac. The concept is simple: most off...
POSTED 2 Nov, 2017 1 Comment
Converting your hard-earned credit card points into Virgin Australia Velocity Frequent Flyer points can earn you a nice 15% bonus through the end of November, while points transfers from Coles Flybuys and selected Velocity hotel partners are also eligible for a 15% boost. What’s more, ANZ ...
POSTED 31 Oct, 2017 9 Comments
Business class is a pleasant way to fly, but if you're travelling with Korean Air, you could upgrade yourself to first class on your next flight using Korean Air Skypass miles for an even more enjoyable flight. As few as 40,000 Skypass miles can land you a first class upgrade on flights between ...
POSTED 25 Oct, 2017 2 Comments
If you're already flying with Thai Airways in business class, you may be able to upgrade your journey to the even-more-comfortable surroundings of first class, either by using miles, purchasing an upgrade at the airport, or swinging a free return first class upgrade as a Gold or Platinum frequent...
POSTED 12 Oct, 2017 6 Comments
Virgin Australia Velocity Frequent Flyer members can now earn 100 bonus status credits each year through the American Express Velocity Platinum credit card. Unlike frequent flyer points, status credits can’t be spent on reward flights or upgrades to business class: instead, they’re u...
POSTED 11 Oct, 2017 8 Comments
Conventional wisdom says that one of the worst ways to spend your frequent flyer points is to book an economy flight, rather than a more comfortable (and otherwise, more expensive) journey in business class. But while that’s mostly true, it’s not always the case. There are a few nota...
POSTED 9 Oct, 2017 18 Comments
Inflight Internet access can be horridly expensive, but you can escape those sky-high costs by taking out a global WiFi subscription which unlocks unlimited Internet aboard 28 airlines from just $15 per month. That's right: your connection is unlimited, when it comes to both how long you spend o...
POSTED 29 Sep, 2017 23 Comments
Frequent flyer points aren’t only useful for booking business class flights: they’re also great for upgrading yourself from economy, such as when your employer or client will only purchase the lowest-priced ticket for your journey. Travelling on Star Alliance member Asiana Airlines i...
POSTED 28 Sep, 2017 2 Comments
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