Business class on flights within Europe is not usually renowned for high quality. In fact, flying Euro-Business class typically means sitting in a regular Economy seat at the front of the plane with a blocked middle seat. You'll get a nicer meal, lounge access and personalised service on board. But there is nothing special whatsoever about the hard product. Thankfully, there … [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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Velocity Frequent Flyer members looking for a way to redeem their points to Los Angeles in a premium cabin will soon have a new option. From 16 April 2019, Delta Air Lines will switch its aircraft flying from Sydney to Los Angeles to a refurbished Boeing 777-200LR. This new configuration will have Delta One suites in Business class and also a premium economy cabin, which Delta … [Read more...]
Booking premium award travel with Avianca LifeMiles can be extraordinary value, especially if you've purchased LifeMiles at a discount. But booking flights on the new LifeMiles website can also be real patience tester. If you’re lucky, you'll be able to find and book the Star Alliance award flights that you want using the LifeMiles website. To book online, simply search for … [Read more...]
As a Virgin Australia partner, Virgin Atlantic flights can be booked using Velocity Frequent Flyer points. This could be a handy option if you want to travel to the UK from Asia, North America, South Africa or - from 25 September 2019 - Israel. UK-based Virgin Atlantic is not to be confused with Australia-based Virgin Australia! Booking Virgin Atlantic flights is a … [Read more...]
Did you know that you can redeem Qantas Frequent Flyer points to book Air Niugini flights? Based in Papua New Guinea, Air Niugini offers several routes between Australia and Port Moresby. PNG's flag carrier also has a solid domestic network and flies to a range of other international destinations from its Port Moresby hub, including in Asia, Micronesia and the Pacific … [Read more...]