With the constantly-changing international travel restrictions at the moment, you'd be forgiven if you wanted to avoid overseas travel right now. But if you still want - or need - to travel to London over the coming year, now could actually be a very good time to book. Award availability is wide open - even in First class! It's often difficult to find Qantas award … [Read more...]
British Airways is one of the largest members of the Oneworld airline alliance and a Qantas Frequent Flyer partner. The British Airways Executive Club program is also a popular choice for frequent flyers. Members can earn and redeem Avios for flights, and earn tier points to reach Bronze, Silver or Gold status.
British Airways flies daily from Sydney to London via Singapore, with a schedule that mirrors Qantas flight QF1.
Avios is the currency of the British Airways Executive Club program. With Avios, short-haul redemptions on Qantas are great value. For example, it costs just 6,000 Avios in Economy or 12,500 Avios in Business to fly from Sydney to Melbourne. Avios are somewhat difficult to earn in Australia. But you can buy Avios directly from British Airways, and at the moment you can also … [Read more...]
With superior benefits for frequent flyers, better earn rates on Oneworld partner airlines and achievable lifetime Oneworld Emerald status, it's little wonder that some Qantas Frequent Flyer members are considering making the switch to the British Airways Executive Club program. As British Airways is a member of the Oneworld alliance, you can still earn and redeem points, … [Read more...]
If you fly a lot with Oneworld airlines but seek an alternative to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program, British Airways Executive Club could be a logical choice. There are some distinct advantages to earning Oneworld status with British Airways Executive Club instead of Qantas Frequent Flyer. This is especially the case if you fly quite a lot, as British Airways offers some … [Read more...]
The British Airways frequent flyer program can be very useful when redeeming Avios for short-haul flights, including Qantas domestic flights around Australia. But British Airways Executive Club redemptions are notoriously expensive on long-haul routes, especially in Business and First Class. If you want to redeem Avios for something other than a short-haul flight, though, … [Read more...]