It is widely anticipated that airlines will be doing everything they can to lure back customers in the coming period, as travel recovers from the COVID-19 shutdown. Cheap airfares, loyalty programs and special promotions will form a large part of that. Last month, we already saw a "triple frequent flyer points" offer from Qantas. It is also quite likely that we'll see more … [Read more...]
Airline status ensures an enjoyable experience when flying with the airline putting you ahead of the crowd when trying to get an upgrade, complimentary lounge access and other benefits.
Unlike frequent flyer points which do not offer airline status, Qantas status credits is the key to earning Silver, Gold or Platinum Qantas status.
Qantas Frequent Flyer members can now earn up to 125 status credits for selected hotel bookings until 31 August 2020. This promotion includes 40 luxury hotels in Australia and New Zealand for stays up to 31 March 2021. The number of Qantas status credits earned varies by hotel, but in general you'll earn around 10-15 status credits for a 2-3 night stay, and 5-10 status … [Read more...]
Qantas is gifting up to 1,800 status credits to frequent flyers, making it easier for members to renew their status with the airline next year. In addition to the Status Credit Boost, Qantas is providing monthly Status Credit Support to frequent flyers with membership years ending between March and August. Existing Qantas Silver, Gold, Platinum and Platinum One members will … [Read more...]
If you already have elite status with Qatar Airways, Emirates, Etihad, British Airways, American Airlines or selected other airlines, you could now be eligible for a Star Alliance status match with TAP Air Portugal! Thanks to the TAP Portugal status match promotion, you could receive Star Alliance Silver or Gold status for one year. You don't even need to set foot on a TAP … [Read more...]
Imagine discovering that your available credit card balance is suddenly over $28 million! That’s exactly what happened to AFF moderator JessicaTam recently after Qatar Airways accidentally refunded her in Australian Dollars instead Indonesia Rupiah. (Oops!) In Episode 40 of the AFF on AIR podcast, JessicaTam joins Matt to discuss the story of her Qatar Airways refund that … [Read more...]