KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals are a monthly staple of the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program. Every month, Singapore Airlines offers 30% off the KrisFlyer miles required for last-minute award travel on a range of different Singapore Airlines and SilkAir routes. The KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes deals can be used to book Saver awards in Economy, Premium Economy and … [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.
Avios is the currency of the British Airways Executive Club program. With Avios, short-haul redemptions on Qantas are great value. For example, it costs just 6,000 Avios in Economy or 12,500 Avios in Business to fly from Sydney to Melbourne. Avios are somewhat difficult to earn in Australia. But you can buy Avios directly from British Airways, and at the moment you can also … [Read more...]
The Qantas Oneworld Classic Flight Reward, or Oneworld Award, is an extremely popular use of Qantas Frequent Flyer points. For a fixed number of Qantas points, you can travel up to 35,000 miles on Oneworld airlines with up to 5 stopovers along the way. You can even use the Oneworld Award to fly around the world, if you want - although this is not a requirement. More … [Read more...]
When redeeming Velocity Frequent Flyer points for Virgin Australia flights, you'll need to pay a "carrier charge" in addition to the points required for a reward seat. This surcharge was initially introduced from 1 January 2019, and was recently increased on 8 January 2020. In addition to Virgin Australia flights, Velocity carrier charges are added to Delta reward seat … [Read more...]
Note: United introduced dynamic award pricing for award travel that includes flights on United Airlines from 15 November 2019. United Airlines has announced another new promotion on buying miles! Until 31 January 2020, you can get up to 75% bonus United MileagePlus miles on purchases. Buying United miles during a promotion is a clever way to save money on Star … [Read more...]