Buying American Airlines AAdvantage miles is a clever way to save money on premium cabin airfares! The idea is to buy miles during special promotions, then to redeem them for flights worth more than what you've paid for the miles. American Airlines runs regular promotions allowing you to save money or earn bonus miles when you buy AAdvantage miles. You can then redeem … [Read more...]
Non Australian Airlines
Non-Australian Airlines is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Non Australian Airlines including American Airlines, Air New Zealand, Avianca, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, LATAM Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines, and selected other airlines.
If you prefer to stick with Qantas, you can still travel around the world using the Qantas Round the World ticket.
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 had … [Read more...]
Just as it's possible to redeem Virgin Australia Velocity points for Singapore Airlines flights, the same is also true in reverse. If you have Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles, you have the option to either transfer these to Velocity or simply book Virgin Australia flights directly using KrisFlyer miles. The number of KrisFlyer miles that you'll need to book a Virgin … [Read more...]
Asiana Airlines and China Eastern will trial two new, seasonal routes to Australia over the summer. Star Alliance's Asiana Airlines will trial a weekly Melbourne-Seoul service from December 2019 until February 2020. Meanwhile, China Eastern is testing the waters on a Perth-Shanghai route, with a five-week trial beginning in January. Asiana to fly from Melbourne to … [Read more...]
American Airlines will add two more seasonal routes to New Zealand from next summer. In addition to non-stop Auckland-Dallas/Fort Worth flights, American will fly 3 times per week from Christchurch to Los Angeles. The new Christchurch-Los Angeles route will be the only direct service between New Zealand's South Island and the United States. In addition, American Airlines … [Read more...]