Want to enjoy the luxury of the Qantas Club, but don't fly enough to earn Gold status? No problem! There are numerous ways that you too can enjoy the lounge, and for much less than you may think. One lounge access method is simply to purchase an annual Qantas Club membership. The cost is currently $510 per year, plus a one-off $385 joining fee for new members. But there is … [Read more...]
We all want a good deal! Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about getting a great travel deal.
One example of a fantastic deal must be the tens of thousands of points you can get for signing up for a new credit card. To get a taste of what we mean you should read our guide on How to take advantage of Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses.
It may involve a little extra time and effort, but there are several compelling reasons to purchase gift cards to redeem at certain retailers. Avid frequent flyer point collectors can in many cases earn bonus points, by buying gift vouchers from specific retailers. Some credit cards award bonus points for spending at major supermarkets. Take Bunnings Warehouse for example. … [Read more...]
We've seen some incredible bonus point offers circulating recently. A recent Amex sign-up bonus that saw new cardholders rewarded with 100,000 Virgin Velocity frequent flyer points. But a new promotion from NAB sees more than double that number of bonus points on the table, with a quarter of a million Velocity points on offer to new home loan customers. This is not an offer … [Read more...]
With over 10 million members, the Qantas Frequent Flyer program is arguably the most popular frequent flyer program in Australia. Technically it isn’t free to join as Qantas charge an $89.50 joining fee to Australian residents. But the good news is that there are a number of ways to avoid paying this fee altogether and join for free! Probably the most widely-known method of … [Read more...]
With much hype, Virgin Australia recently introduced its “Fare Promise”. Under the scheme, Virgin claims it will match the prices of its own flights if they are cheaper on a third-party website. In addition, members with eligible claims will receive 500 Velocity points. It sounds good in theory, but a closer inspection of the fine print would suggest that the policy is not even … [Read more...]