In just a few years, frequent flyer programs have changed a lot. But how has this all changed the value of a frequent flyer point over time? We calculated the exact value of one frequent flyer point in both the Qantas Frequent Flyer and Virgin Australia Velocity programs, depending on how the point was spent, around four years ago. This week, we ran exactly the same … [Read more...]
Loyalty Program is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. All frequent flyer programs are essentially loyalty programs. But there are other non-airline loyalty programs, such as the loyalty programs associated with hotels.
A good example of a non-airline loyalty program is Flybuys. With this program you can earn Qantas points on your weekly shop!
Last month, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) released a draft report into loyalty programs, expressing "significant concerns" and inviting submissions from the public. Public submissions in response to the draft report on loyalty schemes have now been published on the ACCC website. There were 22 submissions, including from Qantas, Virgin Australia, … [Read more...]
Woolworths has increased the amount of Qantas Frequent Flyer points you'll receive when converting Woolworths Rewards points. Once earned, you'll also now receive your Qantas points much sooner than before. You can earn 1 Woolworths Rewards point per $1 spent at Woolworths, BWS, Big W and Caltex-Woolworths fuel outlets. Each time you reach 2,000 points, you can choose to … [Read more...]
With more than 7 million members, Priceline Sister Club is the fifth-largest loyalty program in Australia. The rewards program of Priceline Pharmacy, Sister Club rewards its members with quarterly vouchers for earning points at Priceline and bonuses upon reaching Diamond or Pink Diamond membership. You'll earn 1 Sister Club point per $1 spent at Priceline Stores. This … [Read more...]
Singapore Airlines has upgraded the security of KrisFlyer frequent flyer accounts with the introduction of two-factor authentication (2FA). Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer members are also being forced to change their passwords. Previously, a 6-digit PIN number was all that was needed to access your KrisFlyer membership account. Now, Singapore Airlines is requiring members to … [Read more...]