Hotel Loyalty ProgramsInterContinental Hotels Group - Priority ClubHilton HHonorsStarwood Preferred GuestHyatt Gold Passport
Frequent Flyer ProgramsQantas - Qantas Frequent FlyerVirgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Other Reward ProgramsNone
My understanding is that oneWorld have done away with the need for an overseeing sponsor - and the oversight of the introduction / integration is now done by oneWorld itself.
Dec 06, 2018, 01.31 PM / Royal Air Maroc joins Oneworld, opening up new links to Africa
Priority Pass also list the Rex lounge in Melbourne as being available.
Apr 25, 2018, 04.23 PM / Melbourne's Plaza Premium Lounge now welcomes Priority Pass
They have just made a couple of changes to the booster program. Firstly, made it possible to buy the points online, and secondly changed the limits to the points you can buy.Qantas run a very similar top up point purchase program.
Nov 17, 2017, 03.46 AM / How to buy Virgin Australia Velocity frequent flyer points online
It is my experience that VA (at least on MEL-PER) do price differently. The flights denoted 'The Business' (i.e. A330) and those that are just 'Business' (i.e. 737) are at different price points, with the A330 being $100 more.
Aug 18, 2017, 12.13 PM / Should airlines charge you more for a better business class seat?
Not just Hong Kong - The Holiday Inn Atrium in Singapore offers Handy as well, So it is around a bit.
Apr 28, 2016, 12.14 PM / Hong Kong hotel lends guests a smartphone with free calls, data
Airlines will typically cover you for essentials. You should talk to your insurer to see what they will offer. In my experience thy have generally been more generous.
Jan 12, 2019, 01.40 PM / Delayed Baggage
Originally Posted by tommygun It looks like I'll be in the minority here, but it seems to me FF points are a currency. One that Qantas, and others, set the exchange rate at their discretion. The points have been earned by loyalty sure, but they have still been earned not given away. So why shoul...
Jan 06, 2019, 02.33 PM / Qantas is cracking down on illegal buying & selling of frequent flyer points
The page regarding the rollout now specifies early 2019http://www.virginaustralia.com/au/en/experience/at-the-airport/international-lounge-access/lounge-reference-guide/
Dec 14, 2018, 05.08 PM / Virgin Australia's 'My Lounge' in Brisbane delayed
Probably worth a try - like any airport, there are a lot of people around trying to get a bit of shut eye.
Dec 13, 2018, 12.03 PM / Perth Airport sleeping pods
Originally Posted by lind26 Originally Posted by ChrisCh This wouldn't be so bad if VA's cabin baggage allowance wasn't 7kg total weight rather than 7kg per bag. When you bring two bags as the same allowance permits (such as the typical combination of a rollaboard to put overhead and a laptop b...
Dec 10, 2018, 11.41 PM / Now Virgin Australia is cracking down on hand-luggage