Ever tried to book a frequent flyer redemption ticket, only to be told there's no award availability? If you've ever tried to redeem your frequent flyer points for a flight, you probably answered "yes"! It will often be the case that there's indeed no award availability on the flight you want. But sometimes the availability is there… your computer (or the airline's call … [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 points effectively, you should definitely read our guide on how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award. This is probably the very best way to redeem Qantas frequent flyer points!
Qantas almost never releases Business or First Class award seats on its flights to London. But if you're planning to travel to the UK in the next month or so, you could be in luck! Qantas has just released a bunch of Premium Economy, Business and First Class award availability from Sydney to London for last-minute travel. The plentiful Qantas award availability to London can … [Read more...]
Velocity Frequent Flyer members could soon have more options when flying in Europe. Flybe, a large but struggling regional airline based in the UK, is set to be taken over by Virgin Atlantic. This presents some interesting possibilities for Australian frequent flyers. Loss-making Flybe has been up for sale since November of last year. Yesterday, it was announced that a … [Read more...]
The beautiful beaches, lagoons and laid-back lifestyle make the Cook Islands a great holiday destination in the Pacific. It may only be January… but if you're already thinking about your next holiday, why not consider Rarotonga? Air New Zealand is not exactly renowned for great award availability. But there's some good news if you're thinking about a holiday in the Cook … [Read more...]
Buying American Airlines AAdvantage miles is a clever way to save money on premium cabin airfares! The idea is to buy AAdvantage 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 … [Read more...]