Wanting to redeem your Qantas Frequent Flyer points to Japan, but struggling to find award availability? If you're able to fly from Melbourne to Tokyo on 21 October, you're in luck! Qantas has dedicated an entire Airbus A380 to frequent flyer redemption bookings as part of a new "Points Plane" initiative. And tickets for the flight have just gone on sale at 7am this … [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.
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Just a few hours' flight from Australia, destinations in the Pacific Islands offer some fantastic and unique holiday experiences. Conveniently, Virgin Australia flies to many Pacific Island destinations including Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa and the Cook Islands. Airfares to the Pacific Islands can be a little expensive, so reward flights on these routes can be a great use of … [Read more...]
Travelling to Brazil? Internal flights can be expensive. But if you happen to have some spare Etihad Guest miles, you can use these to book a flight on GOL Airlines. Award seats on GOL are surprisingly cheap and there are no fuel surcharges, so this can be very good value. GOL is the largest domestic carrier in Brazil and one of Etihad's 24 partner airlines. It also operates … [Read more...]
There's some bad news for users of the British Airways Executive Club program. British Airways will be making "changes" to the pricing of partner airline award tickets from 30 May 2019. But even more concerning is the fact that British Airways won't yet reveal what the new prices are! It seems we won't know exactly what's changing until after the changes come into effect. It … [Read more...]
Qantas will launch non-stop seasonal flights from Sydney to Sapporo, just in time for the Christmas holidays and Japanese ski season. The 3x weekly Qantas flights will run from 16 December 2019 until 28 March 2020. The flights will operate to Sapporo's New Chitose Airport, the largest airport on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Hokkaido has become extremely popular with … [Read more...]