Here's a tip that's going to make your business travel budget go a lot further – and ensure you continue to fly in style. It's a way to fly Qantas business class from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane to Singapore, Hong Kong or Tokyo for only $2,000 return. Also on the menu: a $2,000 business...
POSTED 21 Jul, 2017 21 Comments
UPDATE | A new AAdvantage 'buy miles' promotion is underway, this time offering a bonus of up to 100,000 miles on American Airlines mileage purchases plus cash discounts of 10% on the purchase price through August 1 2017 for use on Qantas, Cathay Pacific and other Oneworld airlines. Given the cu...
POSTED 20 Jul, 2017 46 Comments
Qantas plans to rely on the muscle of its Airbus A330 fleet rather than a new Boeing 737 business class in the continuing dogfight with Virgin Australia for transcontinental business travellers. Virgin Australia will gradually draw down the number of A330s on the east-west corridor as the b...
POSTED 17 Jul, 2017 25 Comments
If you often find yourself stuck flying in economy, why not use your Qantas frequent flyer points to upgrade to more comfortable surroundings in premium economy? Just 10,000 Qantas Points is all you need to upgrade to premium economy on routes like Sydney-Hong Kong and Melbourne-Hong Kong from a...
POSTED 10 Jul, 2017 10 Comments
EXCLUSIVE | Qantas will reduce the number of Airbus A380 Melbourne-Los Angeles flights in early 2018 to just three superjumbo services each week in a move which will also trim availability of first class suites on the trans-Pacific route. From February 12 to March 24 2018, Qantas will fly the A3...
POSTED 6 Jul, 2017 26 Comments
EXCLUSIVE | Qantas will begin charging for extra legroom economy seats on all domestic flights from today, with travellers paying between $20 and $60 to book the emergency exit row on its Boeing 737 and Airbus A330 jets. The airline began selling emergency exit row seats on east-west routes in 2...
POSTED 5 Jul, 2017 114 Comments
Qantas expects to move its inflight WiFi service out of the current 'beta' trial mode in September this year, at which point it plans to have ten Boeing 737 jets fitted with the latest satellite tech. The airline says that when properly launched, its Qantas WiFi service "will offer faster speeds...
POSTED 4 Jul, 2017 10 Comments
Why settle for earning just one Qantas frequent flyer point per dollar spent booking airfares – or even less – when switching to a different credit card could have you pocketing almost three times that amount? Better yet, these credit card points come on top of the points you'd...
POSTED 1 Jul, 2017 12 Comments
Qantas frequent flyers and Qantas Club members will enjoy access to a wider range of Alaska Airlines lounges following an upgrade of the partnership between the Flying Kangaroo and the Seattle-based carrier. From today, Qantas Frequent Flyer members with Gold, Platinum or Platinum One status, al...
POSTED 1 Jul, 2017 13 Comments
Qantas Gold, Platinum and Platinum One frequent flyers – along with paid-up Qantas Club members – can now visit Virgin Australia lounges prior to Virgin Australia domestic flights when booked to fly in Economy X, as part of a promotion until the end of August. For rusted-on Roo trave...
POSTED 27 Jun, 2017 32 Comments
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