The United Airlines "Island Hopper" from Honolulu to Guam is one of those unique flights with a cult following - a bit like British Airways flight BA1 from London City to New York. Leaving Hawaii in the morning, the Boeing 737-800 service stops at 5 islands in Micronesia and the Marshall Islands along the way. The 3x weekly flight exists to connect the people of Micronesia … [Read more...]
Redeem Points is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer, as much of our focus is about getting the best value when redeeming your frequent flyer points.
To find out how you can redeem your Qantas points effectively, you should definitely read our guide How to Redeem Qantas Points Effectively. This is definitive article answers the question "What are the best value uses of Qantas points?", and explains why redeeming Qantas points on the ground is poor value while Classic Flight Rewards are good value. It covers all Qantas reward flights including the Oneworld Classic Flight Reward, Qantas Classic Upgrade Rewards, Types of Qantas Frequent Flyer redemptions, Qantas Points Plus Pay Flights, and Qantas Classic Flight Rewards.
Note: United is removing award charts and introducing dynamic award pricing for travel on United from 15 November 2019. United Airlines has announced another new promotion on buying miles! Until 15 November 2019, you can get up to 100% bonus United MileagePlus miles on purchases. Buying United miles during a promotion is a clever way to save money on Star Alliance … [Read more...]
Buying American Airlines AAdvantage miles is a clever way to save money on premium cabin airfares! The idea is to buy miles during special promotions, then to redeem them for flights worth more than what you've paid for the miles. American Airlines runs regular promotions allowing you to save money or earn bonus miles when you buy AAdvantage miles. You can then redeem … [Read more...]
Avianca's LifeMiles frequent flyer program has some outstanding specials on buying miles. These deals unlock some extraordinary value on Star Alliance Business and First Class flights when you buy LifeMiles. Unfortunately, dealing with the LifeMiles program can be unnecessarily complicated and redeeming LifeMiles can be a challenge. Nonetheless, there is great value to be had … [Read more...]
Just as it's possible to redeem Virgin Australia Velocity points for Singapore Airlines flights, the same is also true in reverse. If you have Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles, you have the option to either transfer these to Velocity or simply book Virgin Australia flights directly using KrisFlyer miles. The number of KrisFlyer miles that you'll need to book a Virgin … [Read more...]