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...]
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It's now your last chance to book Aer Lingus award flights using Qantas points or Cathay Pacific Asia Miles. Both Qantas and Cathay Pacific will end their partnerships with the Irish airline on 1 July 2019, meaning your last day to book award flights will be next Sunday, 30 June. It's not all bad news, though. Aer Lingus has recently launched a new partnership with Alaska … [Read more...]
Fiji Airways will axe its Adelaide-Nadi route in July, just two years after it launched. Fiji Airways has served the Adelaide-Nadi route twice per week since June 2017, using Boeing 737s with 8 Business Class and 156 Economy seats. The overnight flight to Nadi currently departs Adelaide every Monday and Friday evening, returning in the afternoon on the same days. The last … [Read more...]
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. Currently, you can even earn … [Read more...]
Fifth-freedom flights are tag services that both start and end outside of the operating airline's home country. These types of flights can be a great way to experience an airline without ever travelling to its home country. Fifth-freedom flights are often also cheaper, have better award availability and offer a more comfortable experience than you'd get on other airlines flying … [Read more...]