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  1. Daver6

    No availability ever for Hertz points redemptions?

    Following on from this now closed thread Redeeming Hertz Points I can't seem to find any way to actually redeem my points. No matter what dates or locations in Australia I pick I always get the following message To be honest, the Hertz website is generally terrible to use, but I can't...
  2. Saanch

    Anyone has been successful to get the Rewards flight from Emirates

    I was looking to redeem an award flight for return ticket to Japan from Australia for 85K Skywards points in J class. I couldn't find any availability, was wondering if anyone in past was successful to get this? any tricks to get this
  3. 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...
  4. Saanch

    Is it possible to transfer your Spouse Amex points to your Asia miles account?

    I have read the amex us site gives this option if you have added your spouse as an additional card member for more than 90 days. Have anyone tried the same with amex Australia. Or is there any other option to transfer amex mr points to your spouse asia miles account?
  5. Tonyladz

    Redemption Value for Amex Platinum

    So the platinum card has an earning ascent point rate of 2.25 and for every 1000 points you can redeem back $5 for cashback. I checked on amex travel website and redemption on there is also the same. Has it always been like that? Or the only time to make the most value of your points is to do...
  6. S

    when will international redemption resume

    Virgin made the call to resume the velocity redemption for international flights. Now that the transfer of ownership has completed, when will we be allowed to use the points for international flights?
  7. Mattg

    30% off Jetstar Classic Flight Rewards [book by 1/12/20]

    Qantas now has 30% off the points required for Classic Flight Rewards on Jetstar-operated domestic flights in Australia. Book by 1 December, and travel between 1 February-31 August 2021. https://www.qantas.com/au/en/frequent-flyer/member-offers/classic-flight-rewards-nov20.html This brings...
  8. O

    Using KF points for VA domestic redemption

    Due to a large KrisFlyer points balance (half a million KF) from multiple cancelled trips in 2020 and no real clue when I might be able to travel with SQ again I decided to book a VA redemption (domestic flight) using some KF points. It all appears confirmed in the SQ site and my flight is in a...
  9. T

    Problems with redemption bookings ?

    I've made two business class redemption saver bookings next year (optimistic ?) but have encountered technical errors when paying (tried multiple credit cards). SQ say they are having IT issues but this has been going on for weeks. Anyone else having trouble ?
  10. Mattg

    30% of Velocity reward seats in Economy [Book by 20/10/20, travel by 8/9/21]

    Velocity has been giving a 30% discount on J reward seats for some time now (and that promo has been recently extended). Now, Velocity is also offering 30% off the points required for Y rewards. This promo is only a limited-time offer and is running until 20 October, but you can travel any time...
  11. AFF Editor

    30% off Velocity Business Reward seats & upgrades [extended until 11/01/21]

    Velocity Frequent Flyer is now offering 30% off the points required for Velocity Reward Seats in Business class, as well as UpgradeMe Points upgrades. The discount is applied automatically, and is available for bookings and travel until 24 October 2020. You could say that the discount reflects...
  12. W

    International reward flight redemption

    Hey all, So I just had a phone call from velocity through might make a few people happier. The background is that I had two Business reward seats booked to London in Feb next year (with SQ) but due to COVID had to postpone the trip to March. I had asked to change the flights but it was after...
  13. Mattg

    Finnair removing long-haul fuel surcharges

    Finnair is apparently removing removing fuel surcharges on long-haul award flight redemptions from 25 June. It's not quite clear whether this would also apply to awards booked through partner airlines, but here's hoping it will also apply to Qantas redemptions...
  14. Mattg

    Thai Royal Orchid Plus suspends Star Alliance awards

    The Thai Airways Royal Orchid Plus program is suspending redemptions on Star Alliance flights, as well as hotel and lifestyle awards, until further notice. https://www.thaiairways.com/sites/en_TH/rop/Promotion/temporalily-suspension-miles-redemption.page It's been less than a year since the...
  15. K

    SIA redemption September 2020 - change booking or cancel/rebook

    Hi all We have flights to Europe in August/September 2020. Flight out is Qatar J SYD - LHR booked via Qantas as a oneworld classic award. Flight home is SIA Frankfurt - SYD in J booked with Krisflyer points. At this stage it doesn't seem like we will be able to travel, so considering options...
  16. P

    New First Suites seem impossible to redeem as Saver

    The old style first suites are readily available as a Saver redemption, but the newer version is always 'waitlist' at best. Am I being blocked because I have no status? Do they just book out the instant they are released? Or am I just missing something? Cheers, Pete
  17. S

    Upcoming Redemption bookings: should you cancel?

    If you have upcoming (say next 6 months) redemption bookings, and the cancellation policies are quite good, ie no fee/small fee should you cancel them, or should you wait until last minute? I cant see any benefit in cancelling now, except giving the opportunity for others who intend to travel
  18. S

    Redemption Ticket Cancellation Fine Print?

    Been reading the T/Cs for cancellation for award bookings, the worst case scenario isnt too bad at all, but can anyone please clarify what it means, I have a first class flex plus booking using points in July, The t/cs are as follows...
  19. D

    750k Altitude points - need to redeem before cancelling card - suggestions?

    Hi All I have approx 750k Altitude points. As this card is no longer worth keeping I wanted to ask your assistance with the best use of these points. I do have a trip to Europe planned for later this year - would SQ still be the best redemption? Transfer rate is 3:1 though which is not great...
  20. S

    Krisflyer redemption ticket - link Velocity Platinum

    Looking to book a Krisflyer Y redemption for a short trip to SIN, and wondering if it's possible to add a Velocity Platinum to a Krisflyer redemption ticket, so I can get a lounge access in SIN (and J check-in counter access). All my previous KF redemptions has been either J or F, and get...
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