The Qantas Oneworld Award is one of the best uses of Qantas Frequent Flyer points. For a fixed amount of Qantas points, it's possible to fly around the world with up to 5 stopovers! Qantas' Oneworld Classic Flight Reward, as it's officially known, can be used to fly up to 35,000 miles on any Oneworld airlines. It's available in Economy, Premium Economy, Business and First … [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.
Vanuatu is a superb tropical holiday destination, and the beautiful Vanuatu Islands are just a short flight from Australia! In fact, a direct flight from Brisbane to Port Vila takes less than 3 hours. Here's some more good news: you can redeem frequent flyer points to Vanuatu. Redeem Virgin Australia Velocity Points to Vanuatu Virgin Australia flies 3x weekly from Brisbane to … [Read more...]
Redeeming Qantas points for travel to Hawaii is notoriously difficult. Qantas does not generally release any premium cabin awards on its flights between Sydney and Honolulu. This leaves partner airlines like Jetstar, Fiji Airways and Japan Airlines as the only option for those looking to redeem their Qantas points for Business Class flights. But there's now some good news! … [Read more...]
Business Class to Los Angeles is one of the most sought-after Australian frequent flyer redemptions. Unfortunately for Virgin Australia Velocity members, Virgin releases very few Business Reward seats on their flights between Australia and the United States. But it is possible to redeem Velocity points to Los Angeles if you understand the system. Virgin Australia flies to … [Read more...]
The Cathay Pacific Asia Miles devaluation took effect on Friday, and we now have a better idea of the changes to Asia Miles partner award pricing. As expected, most awards have increased in price. But there are a few exceptions. As part of the Asia Miles program changes announced last month, all award flights are now priced as one-way. There is no longer a discount for … [Read more...]