This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. You’d normally associate flagship airline lounges with flying business class or having a shiny Gold frequent flyer card, but did you know that quite a few airlines also g...
POSTED 14 Feb, 2019 10 Comments
Your next trip to Europe could also be the ticket to top-tier Platinum frequent flyer status and the prized Emerald equivalent across all Oneworld airlines – status which we rate as the best that a frequent flyer can have. The key to unlocking that shiny card and all the perks which come w...
POSTED 19 Oct, 2018 18 Comments
Members of Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club loyalty program hoping to book a flight using their hard-earned miles will now need to fork out up to 77% more miles than before to book the same journey, in sweeping changes introduced by the airline without any prior notice to members. But Qantas ...
POSTED 28 May, 2018 9 Comments
Savvy travellers using frequent flyer points to upgrade to business class or first class with Qatar Airways will no longer receive airport lounge access before their upgraded flight, unless their original ticket or frequent flyer status already provides this perk. For example, passengers who boo...
POSTED 7 Feb, 2018 61 Comments
It’s easy to earn Qatar Airways Privilege Club miles when taking flights with Qatar Airways and its Oneworld partners like Qantas, British Airways and Cathay Pacific – but occasionally, you’ll need to submit a ‘missing miles’ claim to unlock your points. The process...
POSTED 12 Sep, 2017 0 Comments
Flying business class on your next journey with Qatar Airways? Then take the opportunity to upgrade to the luxury of first class! You could use frequent flyer points to secure your upgraded seat, or even cold hard cash during special discounted offers. Selected frequent flyers can also be upgrad...
POSTED 7 Feb, 2017 5 Comments
Just because you can’t afford to buy a business class ticket – or your employer won’t pay for it – doesn’t mean you have to spend your flight down the back in economy. With Qatar Airways, travellers can use frequent flyer points to upgrade from most economy tickets,...
POSTED 10 Nov, 2016 8 Comments
UPDATE | Diners Club has reversed some recent changes to its credit card rewards program, with points transfers to the American Airlines AAdvantage and Starwood Preferred Guest schemes both being retained. Transfers to these programs were to be axed from Diners Club Rewards as of June 1 2016, al...
POSTED 3 May, 2016 13 Comments
It’s a big week for Virgin Australia Velocity members with Hilton offering double Velocity points on stays over the coming four months and Starwood serving up double Starpoints, which can be converted into Velocity points on a 1:1 basis. However, Velocity members will begin to earn fewer p...
POSTED 18 Dec, 2015 0 Comments
Qatar Airways Privilege Club members travelling on the airline's new flights from both Sydney and Adelaide can earn double frequent flyer points and can also fast-track to Gold frequent flyer status under Qatar's latest promotion. Sydneysiders can collect those double points – or 'Qmiles' ...
POSTED 16 Dec, 2015 0 Comments
With different access rules for each of Qatar Airways’ four airport lounges, determining exactly who is eligible to use which lounge and when can be a confusing task for your average traveller. We've pulled together the official Qatar Airways lounge door list – so whether you’r...
POSTED 17 Jul, 2015 13 Comments
This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. Last updated January 2019. With free upgrades to business class, a ‘meet and greet’ service in Doha and worldwide Oneworld lounge privileges for top-tier Gold and Platinum m...
POSTED 27 Apr, 2015 14 Comments
In an effort to poach travellers across from Qantas Frequent Flyer, Qatar Airways is offering Aussie jetsetters a fast-track to Silver, Gold and Platinum status in its own Privilege Club program. When flying with Qatar Airways from Australia to Doha and beyond to over 130 destinations, new and e...
POSTED 16 Sep, 2014 5 Comments
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