Qantas Frequent Flyer is expanding its Points Plane concept to Jetstar. Until 17 September 2019, Qantas says you'll be able to book any available seat on Jetstar flights between Australia and Japan, as well as across the Jetstar Japan network, for travel between 12 November and 12 December 2019. If you've been saving up your Qantas points for a trip to Japan, this probably … [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.
Promotions, such as the Qantas double status credits offer tends to reduce award availability.
Are you planning to travel to Europe between June and August 2020? You're not alone! Australians love to visit Europe during the peak northern summer period, with many Aussies flying there during the July school holidays. The trip from Australia to Europe is a long one, so most of us prefer to fly in Business class. And the cheapest way to do that is to redeem frequent flyer … [Read more...]
On 1 December 2019, Singapore Airlines will switch its Singapore-Istanbul route from a Boeing 777-200 to an Airbus A350-900. The Airbus A350 has a Premium Economy cabin with 24 seats, meaning Singapore Airlines Premium Economy will soon be offered to Istanbul for the first time. This presents some great opportunities to travellers looking to redeem Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer … [Read more...]
It's now possible to book Air New Zealand domestic flights using Qantas Frequent Flyer points. Air New Zealand award seats are available to Qantas flyers on 30 domestic New Zealand routes where Qantas codeshares with the Kiwi carrier. This covers New Zealand destinations including Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Rotorua, Queenstown, Nelson and Gisborne. It is … [Read more...]
Did you know that British Airways flies from Sydney to Singapore? The Qantas partner, which is a member of the Oneworld alliance, serves this fifth-freedom route every day with a 4-class Boeing 777-300ER. The British Airways Sydney-Singapore flight continues to London mirroring QF1, Qantas' "kangaroo route" service. This British Airways route is of interest to Qantas … [Read more...]