Excellent value & award availability: Redeem your points to fly Business Class to South America! After some inspiration on ways to redeem your frequent flyer points? In our new weekly Points Inspiration segment, we highlight an excellent frequent flyer redemption opportunity so you can convert those hard-earned points into a memorable travel … [Read more...]
Global Airline Alliances
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Global Airline Alliances you should definitely read our guide on How to find Oneworld, Star Alliance & SkyTeam Award Availability.
Virgin Australia currently belongs to a virtual network of partner airlines, including Singapore Airlines, Etihad and Air New Zealand. Virgin flyers can earn and redeem points with each of these partners. Velocity Silver, Gold and Platinum members also enjoy reciprocal status recognition when flying with these airlines. But some members believe that the existing arrangements … [Read more...]
One member is currently trying to determine the best frequent flyer program to use within the oneworld alliance. This member travels three times per year between Australia and the UK in Business class. Status is the most important consideration for this member, however the ease and value of earning & burning points is also a factor. So my parents are moving to the UK at … [Read more...]
One member is running into problems attempting to select a seat on their upcoming codeshare flights. I have purchased flights with LAN as marketing carrier but operating carrier is QF. I only have a LAN PNR - tried to get the QF one and QF tell me I do not exist in their system from the flights we are on. Speak to LAN and they say that they have said it is a blocked code share … [Read more...]
One of our members is planning a move to the UK and has a dilemma: pack the Qantas Frequent Flyer card or leave it behind and look at new options in the UK? I’m an Australian moving to the UK, and a member of the Qantas FF scheme for a while now, although I do not fly as much as I would like. Anyway, I'm set to be doing more travel for work throughout the UK and EU. My … [Read more...]