Qantas now offers its frequent flyers the option to renew their Gold or Platinum status using frequent flyer points. Normally, Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum members need to earn 1,200 status credits within a 12-month period to renew Qantas status. But if you don't quite earn enough status credits during your membership year, you can renew for 120,000 Qantas Frequent Flyer … [Read more...]
Airlines, Miles and Points
Airlines, miles and points is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Qantas, Virgin Australia, non-Australian airlines and the global airline alliances. We also write about the journey itself - the planning and booking, the flight and arrival at your destination.
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Airlines, miles and points you should definitely read our guide on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award.
Flybuys is once again offering selected members three months of complimentary Virgin Australia Gold status! As part of the 'Explore Gold' offer, Flybuys members are also able to extend their status for a further year by earning just 80 Velocity status credits in 3 months. The Virgin Australia Explore Gold offer was sent yesterday to selected Flybuys members with linked … [Read more...]
Regular discounts on last-minute award flights are one of the great things about the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program! Each month, Singapore Airlines offers 30% off the KrisFlyer miles required for last-minute award travel on a range of different routes. KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals can be used to book selected Singapore Airlines and SilkAir award flights in both … [Read more...]
Based in Ireland, Aer Lingus is one of the little-known Qantas partner airlines. The Irish carrier operates many flights between Ireland and the rest of Europe. It also serves a range of routes to North America, giving Qantas Frequent Flyer members another option when redeeming Qantas points for trans-Atlantic flights. Many Aer Lingus flights have both Economy and Business … [Read more...]
Listening to music is now a thing of the past when flying Qantas. The radio stations, music playlists and CD library collections have all been removed from Qantas in-flight entertainment on domestic and some international flights. Music is no longer available through the in-flight entertainment system on Qantas Boeing 737 flights. The Boeing 737s operate most domestic … [Read more...]