Frequent flyer points are a valuable currency, but they aren’t immune from hyperinflation! In this episode, Matt discusses why frequent flyer points are a terrible long-term investment. This episode also includes an interview with Darwin-based frequent flyer Leon Loganathan about redeeming Alaska Airlines miles, Marriott Bonvoy, Emirates First Class, the Qantas call centre, the Northern Territory and more.


Episode contents:

  • 1:00 – Fortnightly news round-up
  • 5:47 – Why frequent flyer points are a poor long-term investment
  • 13:17 – Interview with Leon Loganathan
  • 32:34 – New Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan promo




Frequent Flyer Gazette articles referenced in the fortnightly news round-up:


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Matt Graham
The editor of Australian Frequent Flyer, Matt's passion for travel has taken him to over 60 countries… with the help of frequent flyer points, of course!
Matt's favourite destinations (so far) are Germany, Brazil, New Zealand & Kazakhstan. His interests include economics, aviation & foreign languages, and he has a soft spot for good food and red wine.

You can contact Matt at [email protected]