When redeeming frequent flyer points, it's rare to find award availability in both Business and First class! But, given the choice, 2infinity asks whether it's really worth paying the extra points for a First class upgrade? I prefer to use my points for business class fares, I don't see economy as a good use of points as the taxes etc cost almost the same as just buying the … [Read more...]
First Class is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. And for obvious reasons - we all aspire to travel one day in First Class!
To discover ways to earn more points so that you can travel one day up in the pointy end, be sure to read our guide how to transfer SPG points for travel on different airlines.
When you buy or redeem an airline ticket in Business or First class, you're not just buying a better seat. As well as improved on-board service, some airlines offer additional benefits on the ground. In fact, the premium travel experience with some airlines begins before you even arrive at the airport! Qantas, Virgin Australia, Emirates and numerous other airlines offer a … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines will commence daily flights from Canberra to Singapore from 1 May, 2018. Operating via Sydney in one direction, the new Boeing 777-300ER service will feature First class. At the same time, Singapore's 4x weekly services to Wellington will be re-routed via Melbourne instead of Canberra. The changes will see services from Canberra to Singapore increase from … [Read more...]
Travelling to Hawaii? There's lots to see in Honolulu and the island of Oahu, but Hawaii's other beautiful islands are just a short flight away! If you're flying around the Hawaiian Islands, chances are you'll be flying with Hawaiian Airlines. And as Hawaiian is a partner of Virgin Australia, you can earn Virgin Velocity points and status credits. Hawaiian Airlines offers … [Read more...]
It's well known that a Business class ticket - or elite airline status - can get you into airport lounges before your flight. But many airlines also offer arrivals lounge access. Depending on your airline, status and class of travel, you may also be entitled to lounge access on arrival at your destination. Arrivals lounge access could be useful if you're meeting somebody at … [Read more...]