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, Singapore Airlines and Emirates, and most awards are excellent value. The miles required to redeem for a flight are relatively low. There are also no fuel surcharges on … [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.
In May 2020, Air Canada began selling Aeroplan miles directly to the public. This opens up some interesting opportunities for discounted Business and First class travel across the Star Alliance network and on Air Canada's other partner airlines, including Etihad Airways. Air Canada is not the only Star Alliance member airline to sell miles. United MileagePlus, Avianca … [Read more...]
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. It's also worth pointing out that Avianca, … [Read more...]
United Airlines has announced another new promotion on buying miles! Until 2 July 2020, you can get up to 70% bonus United MileagePlus miles with purchases. Buying United miles during a promotion can be a clever way to save money on future Star Alliance Business and First class flights, as the cost of the miles is often lower than the cost of an equivalent airfare. United … [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...]