Upgrading to Business Class doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, I was recently able to upgrade an international flight from Economy to Business Class for the princely sum of $32. For this price I not only received a Business Class seat and service on the flight, but also priority check-in and airport lounge access. The cheap upgrade was possible through a platform called … [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.
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...]
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...]
If you’re new to the world of frequent flyer points – or moving to a new country – it can be difficult to know where to start! The world of frequent flyer programs is a bit of a maze, and not all loyalty programs were created equal. In Episode 17 of the AFF on AIR podcast, Matt discusses the considerations involved in selecting a new frequent flyer program. Also, you now … [Read more...]