Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles are a valuable currency. You can redeem Alaska Airlines miles to fly with around 15 different airlines including Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Finnair and Emirates, and awards are excellent value. The miles required to redeem for a flight are relatively low. There are also no fuel surcharges on award tickets with most … [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.
Avianca's LifeMiles frequent flyer program has some outstanding specials on buying miles. These deals unlock some extraordinary value on Star Alliance Business and First Class flights when you buy LifeMiles. Unfortunately, dealing with the LifeMiles program can be unnecessarily complicated and redeeming LifeMiles can be a challenge. Nonetheless, there is great value to be had … [Read more...]
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. Currently, you can even earn … [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...]
The trip from Australia to Europe is a very long one. Unless you're booked on Qantas' direct flight from Perth to London, you'll have to stop at least once along the way and the trip usually takes at least 24 hours. That's a long time to be sitting on a plane, so many travellers look for cheap Business Class flights to Europe. The trouble is, buying Business Class tickets in … [Read more...]