Virgin Australia is offering double Velocity status credits on all flights between Australia and New Zealand! To earn double Velocity status credits to New Zealand, you'll need to book an eligible Virgin Australia flight by 14 December 2018. Travel must be completed between 26 November 2018 and 9 October 2019. Note that only trans-Tasman flights operated and marketed by … [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.
Qantas is giving away double points on all new Qantas and Emirates flight bookings, for travel from 1 December 2018 to 30 June 2019. The current Qantas double points promotion runs until Friday 16 November 2018. To take part, you'll first need to register on the Qantas website. Double points can then be earned on an unlimited number of eligible flights. For the purposes … [Read more...]
At least three AFF members, as well as their family members, had their Velocity accounts suspended last week. These members all received emails from Velocity Frequent Flyer stating that unusual activity had been detected on their accounts, and that they would be suspended for up to 30 days while an audit is conducted. The affected members all say they have done nothing … [Read more...]
Have you ever noticed that some flights are more expensive if you only spend a short amount of time at the destination? This is probably a result of airlines imposing a "minimum stay" requirement on their cheapest fares. For example, say that you need to travel to New York for a short work trip. You'll only be spending 3 days in New York and the Business Class airfare is … [Read more...]
Avianca's LifeMiles frequent flyer program has some outstanding specials on buying miles. These deals unlock some extraordinary value on Star Alliance Business and First Class flights when you buy LifeMiles. Unfortunately, dealing with the LifeMiles program can be unnecessarily complicated and redeeming LifeMiles can be a challenge. Nonetheless, there is great value to be … [Read more...]