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  1. Mattg

    Buying extra IHG points with your booking

    IHG One Rewards often provides the option to purchase an additional points package along with your room when you make a booking. But has anyone else noticed that the prices for this can really vary? For example, I was just offered these options when booking the Crowne Plaza in Burwood, which...
  2. Mattg

    BA Avios subscriptions

    Interesting new proposition from BA. I've just been doing the maths on this, and I think it might actually be quite a good deal. It's better value than buying Avios at a 50% bonus.
  3. Mattg

    Promos on buying Etihad Guest miles

    There doesn't seem to be another recent thread about buying Etihad Guest miles, so I thought I'd start one. Etihad Guest sells miles for USD20 per thousand, and gives various discounts or bonuses every few months. For example, the current offer is a 10-20% discount on purchases over 5,000 miles...
  4. Mattg

    British Airways bonuses when buying Avios

    There doesn't seem to be a thread yet discussing BA's promos on buying Avios, so I thought I would start one. There's a current sale on now with 50% bonus Avios when you purchase at least 2,000 Avios by 24 March 2022...
  5. ksthommo

    Qantas American Express Ultimate Card 110,000 Qantas points for $3,000 spend!

    110,000 Qantas Points for you, 50,000 points for myself if approved by 9 March 2022. Annual Fee $450, includes $450 Qantas Travel Credit. Thanks in Advance. Referral Link
  6. Captain Halliday

    AY points sale with status

    Interesting Points Sale from Finnair that would allow you to buy Oneworld Sapphire (QF Gold) and with their option to swap points for Tier points, you could in there buy Emerald QF Plat). If my maths is correct for around AU4,000 you could buy: OW Sapphire and enough points for 1xAU-EUR return...
  7. T

    Qantas Point Top-Up Not Crediting?

    I've just bought $168 worth of points and whilst they show as a +transaction, my balance has not updated... So still short of the points I need. Crazy, as I thought the point was to get them instantly - or am I wrong? TIA
  8. Mattg

    The "Buy LifeMiles" promos thread

    LifeMiles has launched another bonus miles offer (surprise, surprise). Up to 160% bonus miles until 1 June 2021 (145% bonus for purchases up to 15,000 miles and 155% bonus for purchases of 16,000-50,000 miles) You can get a slightly higher bonus by buying via...
  9. Mattg

    Velocity Wine Store - 11,769 points for $167.88 + delivery Many AFFers buy from Qantas Wine for the bonus point offers. While they are less common, the Velocity Wine Store also has similar offers. And I don't think I've ever seen one this good! You can get a case of...
  10. support

    FF Solutions Webinar – Ultimate Guide to Qantas Points Club

    I know that many of you are enjoying Matt's AFF on Air podcasts. As you probably know this is a free service available to all our members. But did you know that Matt also conducts regular webinars over at Frequent Flyer Solutions, our sister website. Launching in 2020, Qantas Points Club offers...
  11. support

    FF Solutions Webinar – New Opportunities to Buy Airline Miles in 2021

    I know that many of you are enjoying Matt's AFF on Air podcasts. As you probably know this is a free service available to all our members. But did you know that Matt also conducts regular webinars over at Frequent Flyer Solutions, our sister website. Faced with plummeting passenger demand and...
  12. Mattg

    100% bonus on Velocity points purchases until 13/11/20

    Velocity is currently giving 100% bonus points if you buy points through Velocity Points Booster. Maximum 100,000 points per transaction, and up to 250,000 points (including bonus points) per account, per year. Offer ends 13 November. I...
  13. Happy Trails

    Buy Miles - 200% Bonus

    Take advantage of a mega bonus of up to 200% for every LM 1,000 you buy. Even though we do not intent to change our award rates, for the members who purchase this promotion we will honor these award tables until at least January 2021. Promotion valid from September 8th through September 25th, 2020.
  14. Mattg

    Aeroplan (Air Canada) is now selling points

    Air Canada's Aeroplan program will start selling miles today. To kick things off, there's a promo offering 115% bonus miles with the first 10 million miles sold. For Altitude members registered for "travel at home", 50% of bought miles will also temporarily count towards attaining the next...
  15. AustraliaPoochie

    5000 WW Rewards points, if you buy a specific mobile phone from them and go on their plan

    Looks like a very pricey smart phone. And not everyone will get the offer email, but if you are looking for a (edit: very very expensive) new smartphone for yourself or someone, check and see if its sitting in your email in box. Its on the Telstra network, not sure if there is a prepaid version...
  16. Dr Ralph

    Hotel Promotions Marriott - buy points with a bonus or discount

    Semi frequent opportunity to buy some Marriott points with a bonus appears to have just started. Current 50% offer ends March 25. "Hurry - get a 50% bonus when you buy 2,000+ Marriott Bonvoy points, now through March 25. Plus, you can double your limit. The annual maximum for purchased points...
  17. I

    Anyone considered buying Virgin Atlantic miles

    Hi waa wondering whether anyone had done or considered it? Any thoughts on value proposition given its £?
  18. P

    BP Plus + Qantas Business Rewards (Earn up to 100,000 Qantas points)

    This Just arrived via email We’re excited to announce that BP Plus will soon be a Qantas Business Rewards partner. From 1 February,≈ the BP Plus fuel card will be the only fuel card in the market that offers you Qantas Points for your business when you pay your invoice.* To...
  19. I

    Buying Velocity points up to 20% bonus

    Just received this email from Velocity yesterday. Expires 31st October 2019. Link
  20. M

    buy points upto 100k at 30% discount

    Seems Marriott is offering 100k points at 30% discount. I can only see 50K, can anyone see 100k or we have to buy 50k twice ?