American Express (Amex) operates its own lounge in the international terminal of Sydney Airport. A new Amex Lounge in Melbourne will also open later this month. Access to these lounges is complimentary for certain Amex cardholders. Even if you already have frequent flyer status or an airline lounge membership, this can be a valuable benefit. Lounge access is available in … [Read more...]
Frequent Flyer Credit Cards
Here we provide tips, tricks and chat about Frequent Flyer Credit cards. This is probably the most common way to earn tens of thousands of frequent flyer points, and you never even need to get onboard an aircraft!
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AFF member agentgerko has lost a substantial amount of Amex points after attempting to transfer them to the Etihad Guest program. This member transferred the points on 26 January this year. Despite numerous complaints and follow-up phone calls, the miles are now nowhere to be seen. Etihad Guest transfers from Amex are supposed to take "about 7 business days" but so far it has … [Read more...]
Credit card sign-up bonuses are one of the easiest ways to accumulate frequent flyer points quickly and relatively cheaply! Just by applying for a credit card and paying the annual fee, you can earn thousands of frequent flyer points towards your next trip. If you're thinking about applying for a new credit card, why not take advantage of these great sign-up deals and top up … [Read more...]
The Virgin Atlantic Flying Club frequent flyer program doesn’t receive much attention in Australia. But, using Flying Club miles to fly on Virgin Atlantic's partner airlines, there are some surprisingly good value redemptions available on flights to and from Australia. Flying Club is the frequent flyer program of UK-based Virgin Atlantic (not to be confused with Virgin … [Read more...]
The Australian Frequent Flyer forum is full of useful tips, tricks and travel-related advice! This week our members share the best advice that they have received on AFF. Numerous members have nominated the "Qantas T-80" trick as one of the most useful pieces of advice they've discovered on AFF. This trick allows anyone to pick the best seats when flying with Qantas. The … [Read more...]