If you’re new to the world of frequent flyer points – or moving to a new country – it can be difficult to know where to start. In this episode, Matt discusses the considerations involved in selecting a new frequent flyer program. Also, you now have just over a month left to redeem your Qantas points before upgrades and premium cabin awards become more expensive.


Episode contents:

  • 0:56 – Fortnightly news round-up
  • 6:25 – Ask Matt: Should I stick to Qantas and/or Velocity Frequent Flyer when moving overseas?
  • 14:15 – Ask Matt: How to choose the right frequent flyer program for travel to Japan?
  • 19:42 – Preparing for the Qantas Frequent Flyer changes
  • 25:00 – Air New Zealand’s new safety video




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]