Booking hotels these days has never been easier. Thanks to the internet, hotel chains can easily take reservations online. If you want to look at hotels across a variety of chains, there are plenty of third party sites that can help. However, not all sites are cheap, easy to use, or cover a good choice of rooms. Which such a plethora of options, a good site can often be easily … [Read more...]
Non-Airline Loyalty Programs
Non-Airline Loyalty Programs is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Non-Airline Loyalty Programs. This includes credit cards, hotels and supermarket loyalty programs.
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Non-Airline Loyalty Programs you should definitely read our guide on how to Maximise Coles Flybuys & Woolworths Rewards points.
One member has experienced some intense surveying from Woolworths about the utility of earning frequent flyer points via their Everyday Rewards program. This has led to speculation that Woolies may be looking for a more attractive incentive for shoppers than Qantas points. This speculation has caused quite a stir for our members who enjoy the ability to earn points whilst … [Read more...]
Since the Olympics were held in Sydney in 2000 travellers have been spoilt for choice when it comes to hotels. No matter what star rating you may prefer, chances are there will be plenty of options to choose from. This week we take a look a small but popular segment of that market, the five star hotel stay. Hi there, I'm staying in Sydney for 4 nights in August. I'm thinking … [Read more...]
American Express has long been known for its generous rewards program. With many suppliers taking Amex as payment, it often does not take long to amass a good haul. Having got those points, a common question is often asked, how best to spend them? I have approx 600k of American Express points and next April (2015) I need to fly to Turkey with my wife then return 2 weeks later. … [Read more...]
Travel often involves the pleasures of new experience. Exploring new cities and countries as well as cultures is one of the main reasons many of us travel. But unfamiliarity can be a foe as well as a friend. When things go wrong, just finding help in your language can be problematic. In such situations, travel insurance can come in very handy. One of our members wonders if … [Read more...]