Virgin Australia's Velocity Frequent Flyer members will now earn 50% fewer status credits on Singapore Airlines Economy Standard fares. The adjustments to Velocity points and status credits earn rates follow the changes made to Singapore Airlines fare classes in January. The major change sees Singapore Airlines Economy Standard fares now earning Velocity status credits at … [Read more...]
Airline Status is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Your travel experience is determined in part by your airline status.
Having status also puts you ahead of the crowd when trying to get an upgrade. Be sure to read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points and take full advantage of your airline status.
Would you like to enjoy the benefits of Star Alliance status for free? United Airlines, a member of Star Alliance, offers a complimentary status match "challenge" to frequent flyers of other airlines. It takes just a few minutes to request a United Status Match Challenge online. Once approved, you'll be able to enjoy the benefits of Star Alliance status for 90 days. The … [Read more...]
Qantas is one of several Oneworld airlines to offer lifetime status. Recognising continuing customer loyalty over many years, Qantas offers lifetime Silver and Gold status to frequent flyers that earn 7,000 or 14,000 lifetime status credits, respectively. But Qantas has never offered a Lifetime Platinum tier. This week our members discuss the possibility of a Qantas Lifetime … [Read more...]
You may be aware of the Oneworld Explorer round-the-world fares that allow you to circle the globe on Oneworld airlines. But did you know that several Oneworld airlines, including Finnair, sell mini round-the-world tickets for just a fraction of the price? Finnair sells a round-the-world product that allows you to travel to Europe via Asia, returning via North America with … [Read more...]
Lounge access isn't just for airline passengers! Many premium hotels also have exclusive club and executive lounges. These hotel club lounges can generally be accessed by customers who purchase a club room or hold elite status with that hotel chain. Hotel club lounge access is one of the many benefits of holding status with hotel loyalty programs such as Accor Le Club, … [Read more...]