It is a good idea to give more info if you require useful reply.
Here's my suggestions:
Look for special offers - Due to SARS there are some discounts available. One example from BA (using Asia Miles) is below - straight from Asia Miles web site.
Fly British Airways World Traveller Plus for 40% FEWER Asia Miles
Now you can enjoy the comfort of British Airways World Traveller Plus -- with a wider seat and seven inches of extra leg room -- at a special discount of 40% fewer Asia Miles:
Fly British Airways World Traveller Plus Normal redemption 40% fewer Asia Miles
Round-trip between Hong Kong/Beijing - London 72,000 Asia Miles 43,200 Asia Miles
Round-trip between Singapore - Sydney/Melbourne 54,000 Asia Miles 32,400 Asia Miles
If you have an AMEX card, you can transfer points at the rate of 1 Asia miles for two AMEX points. I think Diners also does the same.
If you stay in a partner hotel (anywhere in the world) you will get 500 points per stay. You need just 3 stays ; - ) Also look at car hire etc.
If you live in HK there's a whole load of mobile phone and other offers. Visit the Asia Miles site.
Credit cards which earn frequent flyer points is a popular way to earn frequent flyer points. You can receive thousands of points on everyday spend. And, many of these cards offer generous signup bonuses! Compare to find the credit card that best suits your needs.
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I checked the website, but I could not see anything re: purchasing miles.
Probably you should just call them and ask.
It's really nice that I can get another ticket for my bro by topping his Asia Miles account by "gift miles" rather than buying a ticket. Also, I paid less because of the bonus miles they offer within the promotion period.
I could have saved more if I transferred the credit card points to Asia Miles account, but I don't have any of the partner credit cards. I think I'm going to to apply for one. Is there any suggestions?
As far as I know, in Australia, American Express allows transfer of points to Asia Miles. However, it is at 1 Asia Mile for 2 Amex reward points ie in a way 1 point for spending $2.00 on the card. Where as for QF you can transfer at 1 for 1.
However if you are thinking of topping up, it might suit you.
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