In Australia, there are many ways to earn points with Qantas Frequent Flyer and Virgin Australia Velocity. But if you need to top up your frequent flyer points with an overseas frequent flyer program, there may be fewer possibilities. Perhaps you're just a few points away from that redemption you've been saving for. Maybe you need to earn some points to keep your frequent … [Read more...]
Buying Points is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about buying frequent flyer points. This includes purchasing Qantas top up points to be redeemed on Qantas award flights.
Avios is the currency of the British Airways Executive Club program. With Avios, short-haul redemptions on Qantas are great value. For example, it costs just 6,000 Avios in Economy or 12,500 Avios in Business to fly from Sydney to Melbourne. Avios are somewhat difficult to earn in Australia. But you can buy Avios directly from British Airways, and at the moment you can also … [Read more...]
Note: United introduced dynamic award pricing for award travel that includes flights on United Airlines from 15 November 2019. United Airlines has announced another new promotion on buying miles! Until 31 January 2020, you can get up to 75% bonus United MileagePlus miles on purchases. Buying United miles during a promotion is a clever way to save money on Star … [Read more...]
Buying American Airlines AAdvantage miles is a clever way to save money on premium cabin airfares! The idea is to buy miles during special promotions, then to redeem them for flights worth more than what you've paid for the miles. American Airlines runs regular promotions allowing you to save money or earn bonus miles when you buy AAdvantage miles. You can then redeem … [Read more...]
Etihad Guest miles are a unique currency because they can be redeemed for flights on 24 partner airlines. Etihad's partner airlines span all three airline alliances. There are also many partner airlines that aren't in an alliance, and therefore aren't otherwise easily accessible to Australians. Buying Etihad Guest miles can be lucrative if you plan to redeem them for … [Read more...]