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...]
Australian Frequent Flyers are always looking at ways to earn points. Flying is the obvious way to earn points, but you can also buy Qantas points. While not great value, buying points is useful if you are just short of frequent flyer points needed for an upgrade or award flight.
Just short of the next status tier with Qantas Frequent Flyer? If you haven't quite flown enough in your membership year to qualify (or re-qualify) for elite status, you might consider undertaking a Qantas status run. Status credits, which count towards your membership level with the airline, can only be earned by flying. The concept of a "status run" is therefore to book a … [Read more...]
Need a few more Velocity status credits to reach the next tier with Virgin Australia? The easiest way to upgrade to Silver, Gold or Platinum status is to take a status run. Although you can earn a small amount of status credits from Flybuys and certain credit cards, you'll need to earn the majority of your Velocity status credits from flying with Virgin Australia or its … [Read more...]
Credit card sign-up bonuses are one of the easiest ways to accumulate frequent flyer points quickly and relatively cheaply. By applying for a credit card and paying the annual fee, you could earn tens or even hundreds of thousands of frequent flyer points towards your next trip! There are lots of great credit card sign-up offers available in Australia for both Qantas points … [Read more...]
Signing up for a new mobile phone plan with Optus? You may be able to earn Velocity Frequent Flyer points with Optus. Optus has been partnering with Velocity Frequent Flyer to offer bonus points when you sign up for a new plan via limited-time promotions since November 2019. Currently, Optus is offering up to 20,000 Velocity Frequent Flyer points if you sign up for a new … [Read more...]