From March 24 2018, Qantas will swap its Airbus A380 Melbourne-Dubai-London flights with a new Melbourne-Perth-London service, which Qantas Frequent Flyer members can book using their hard-earned Qantas Points. While it marks the end of Qantas first class flights from Melbourne to London, travel...
POSTED 28 Apr, 2017 13 Comments
Virgin Australia will join Qantas in catering to the sharply-defined "WA-based Federal Politician" market with the launch of flights between Canberra and Perth. The pollies, their partners and staffers – a group which includes 28 of Australia's 226 Federal members and senators, among them ...
POSTED 20 Apr, 2017 3 Comments
Virgin Australia's new inflight Internet service is now available on selected domestic flights, with typical download speeds of 15-20Mbps on tap - and during the trial period, it's completely free for all passengers. Those speeds are on-par (if not even a little faster) than your average ADSL2+ ...
POSTED 20 Apr, 2017 11 Comments
After taking a flight with Virgin Australia or its partner airlines, any Velocity frequent flyer points (and status credits) you’re deserved will usually appear in your account automatically – ready to be used towards your next journey or upgrade to business class. But sometimes, tho...
POSTED 13 Apr, 2017 0 Comments
A round-the-world trip in business class or even first class is the dream of many travellers, yet it's surprisingly within reach. Not only can you book a round-the-world journey with Qantas frequent flyer points, but it costs only a few thousand points more than a straightforward return trip to ...
POSTED 12 Apr, 2017 22 Comments
Velocity frequent flyer points are your ticket to flying business class with Virgin Australia and its web of partner airlines including Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airways – so if you're in the market for a new credit card, signing up for the right one can deliver a hefty bounty of bonus ...
POSTED 11 Apr, 2017 2 Comments
In the market for a new Qantas Frequent Flyer credit card? Then take a look at these top deals from American Express, ANZ, Citibank and Westpac which place a staggering 400,000 Qantas Points on the table. You can even pocket 100,000 Qantas Points from a single card application – so if your...
POSTED 7 Apr, 2017 0 Comments
Virgin Australia is once again flying between Melbourne and Los Angeles, adding competition to a route currently exclusive to Qantas and United Airlines.The flights will run five days a week from today on Virgin's Boeing 777-300ER jets, which now sport all-new business class seats (above) and a s...
POSTED 4 Apr, 2017 47 Comments
With 250,000 Virgin Australia Velocity frequent flyer points in the kitty, the world is quite literally your oyster – it's enough points to fly business class to almost any destination of your choosing, and in some cases, to even make that trip in first class. But with so many options avai...
POSTED 3 Apr, 2017 8 Comments
Virgin Australia partners with Gogo, Optus on inflight WiFi 2Ku satellite speeds of 70Mbps per aircraft Sydney-Melbourne-Brisbane routes first for the satellite service Virgin Australia is set for some sky-high WiFi, with its inflight Internet service launching from April on flights betwee...
POSTED 30 Mar, 2017 28 Comments
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