Singapore Airlines is currently running its own version of a "bonus status credits" offer! You can currently earn 50% bonus KrisFlyer elite miles, which count towards Singapore Airlines status, on round-trip Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights departing from Australia. The 50% bonus KrisFlyer elite miles are on offer when flying from anywhere in Australia to Singapore, or … [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.
United Airlines has announced another new promotion on buying miles. Until 25 March 2019, you can earn up to 67% bonus United miles on purchases. Buying United miles during a promotion is a clever way to save money on Star Alliance Business and First class flights, as the cost of the miles is often lower than the cost of an equivalent airfare. United Mileage Plus miles can … [Read more...]
In 2017, Virgin Australia launched a new codeshare partnership with Air Canada. At the time, Velocity members were hopeful that Air Canada could become a Velocity Frequent Flyer partner in the same way as Delta or Singapore Airlines. But this hasn't quite been the case. So, what exactly does Velocity's partnership with Air Canada entail? Virgin Australia and Air Canada have … [Read more...]
Qantas is increasing the maximum weight limit for hand luggage carried onto its flights. From Monday 25 March 2019, Qantas passengers in all classes of travel will be allowed to take carry-on bags weighing up to 10kg onto domestic flights. This is up from the previous maximum of 7kg per piece of hand luggage. Qantas will retain its limit of two carry-on bags, plus one small … [Read more...]
Booking premium award travel with Avianca LifeMiles can be extraordinary value, especially if you've purchased LifeMiles at a discount. But booking flights on the new LifeMiles website can also be real patience tester. If you’re lucky, you'll be able to find and book the Star Alliance award flights that you want using the LifeMiles website. To book online, simply search for … [Read more...]