It's common knowledge that you can redeem Qantas points for Emirates flights. It also works in reverse; you can redeem Emirates Skywards miles on Qantas. If you happen to have spare Skywards miles, Qantas redemptions are relatively good value. But, as we'll explain shortly, you shouldn't transfer points to Skywards for the specific purpose of booking Qantas flights. How to … [Read more...]
Award Availability is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. The ongoing challenge is to find an award ticket on the flight you want and when you want it.
To help find award availability, read our guide how to find Oneworld, Star Alliance & SkyTeam Award Availability.
Royal Jordanian Airlines may not be the first airline you think of when planning a trip to Europe. But the Oneworld airline and Qantas partner operates flights between Asia and 18 European destinations via its hub in Amman, Jordan. This is good to know because Royal Jordanian has excellent award availability in both Economy and Business class. Royal Jordanian flies daily … [Read more...]
The Virgin Atlantic Flying Club frequent flyer program doesn’t receive much attention in Australia. But, using Flying Club miles to fly on Virgin Atlantic's partner airlines, there are some surprisingly good value redemptions available on flights to and from Australia. Flying Club is the frequent flyer program of UK-based Virgin Atlantic (not to be confused with Virgin … [Read more...]
Emirates has announced it will commence daily flights from Auckland to Bali from 14 June 2018. The surprise announcement comes as Emirates withdraws from the Melbourne-Auckland and Brisbane-Auckland routes next month. Qantas also recently announced a new route from Melbourne to Bali. Qantas will start daily Melbourne-Denpasar flights from 23 June 2018 using Boeing … [Read more...]
Virgin Australia is currently offering 30% off Velocity reward seats until the end of February! The discount applies to Virgin Australia, Delta, Virgin Atlantic and Alitalia reward seats, as well as Air New Zealand trans-Tasman flights, in all classes of travel. This reward seat discount is a great deal, especially for Premium Economy and Business class bookings! To maximise … [Read more...]