Sometimes when coming across a great airfare deal, it all seems too good to be true. But this is not always the case - as demonstrated by the latest Cathay Pacific mistake fares! Last week, Cathay Pacific accidentally sold a bunch of Business and First Class tickets from Vietnam to North America for well below the usual price. For example, Cathay Pacific Business Class fares … [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.
Buying American Airlines AAdvantage miles is a clever way to save money on premium cabin airfares! The idea is to buy AAdvantage 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 … [Read more...]
Etihad Guest miles are a unique currency because they can be redeemed for flights on 24 partner airlines. Etihad's partner airlines span all three airline alliances. There are also many partner airlines that aren't in an alliance, and therefore aren't otherwise easily accessible to Australians. Buying Etihad Guest miles can be lucrative if you plan to redeem them for … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines has announced a raft of changes to its KrisFlyer frequent flyer program, taking effect from January 2019. The 2019 KrisFlyer changes are largely bad news for frequent flyers, with the cost of some Singapore Airlines award flights and upgrades increasing. We've put together this detailed guide with everything you need to know about the latest KrisFlyer … [Read more...]
A unique feature of Virgin Australia's Velocity program is the ability to transfer Velocity points to KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer program of Singapore Airlines. Conversely, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles may be transferred to Velocity. This is a terrific benefit because Singapore Airlines has one of the world's best frequent flyer programs! So, how does this work and when … [Read more...]