Air New Zealand flies 5 times per day between Auckland and Sydney. Four of these daily flights are on wide-body aircraft featuring Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class. In this review, we check out Air New Zealand's Boeing 777 Premium Economy Class across the Tasman. Flight Details Flight number NZ101 Route Auckland (AKL) to Sydney (SYD) Aircraft … [Read more...]
Flight Upgrades is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Much of the discussion is about upgrading to a premium cabin class of travel.
Upgrading is one of the few situations when we recommend purchasing Qantas top up points as the value of the points when upgrading exceeds the cost of buying them.
There are now just days before the major 2019 devaluation to Qantas Frequent Flyer reward and upgrade pricing takes effect. After 11.59pm on Tuesday 17 September, Qantas will increase the number of points required for Classic Flight Reward and Oneworld Award bookings in Premium Economy, Business and First Class. This applies not only to flights on Qantas, but all partner … [Read more...]
You now have just two weeks left to request an upgrade using Qantas Frequent Flyer points before the prices increase. On Wednesday, 18 September 2019, the number of points required for a Qantas Classic Upgrade Reward will increase by 9% across the board. If you've been thinking about requesting a Qantas points upgrade, this means that now is the time to place your request! … [Read more...]
There are many ways to redeem Qantas points, but using them for Classic Flight Rewards and upgrades is the best value. Types of Qantas Frequent Flyer redemptions There are two broad ways to redeem Qantas points - in the air, and on the ground. In general, using your points for non-flight redemptions such as hotel bookings, gift cards and purchases from the Qantas … [Read more...]
Delta has re-jigged the fare classes used for its Comfort+ and Premium Select cabins, resulting in changes to Velocity Frequent Flyer earning. Delta is now using both "W" and "S" fare classes for its domestic Comfort+ product. The "S" class was previously used for Discount Economy tickets, causing some concern that the change would result in a reduction in Velocity points … [Read more...]