American Airlines has announced another new "buy miles" promotion. Until 28 April 2018, you can earn up to 77% bonus miles when you buy AAdvantage miles from American Airlines. This is a great deal, though the exact amount of bonus miles earned depends on the number of miles being purchased. You can purchase up to 150,000 AAdvantage miles per calendar year, excluding bonus … [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!
Mauritius is a beautiful island nation in the Indian Ocean between Australia and Africa. This French-speaking island is a great place for a holiday, but getting there can be a little bit of a challenge! This article explores ways to fly from Australia to Mauritius using frequent flyer points. Air Mauritius Direct from Perth Air Mauritius flies 3x weekly direct from Perth to … [Read more...]
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...]
It's common knowledge that you can redeem Qantas points for Emirates flights. It also works in reverse; you can redeem Emirates Skywards miles on Qantas. If you happen to have spare Skywards miles, Qantas redemptions are relatively good value. But, as we'll explain shortly, you shouldn't transfer points to Skywards for the specific purpose of booking Qantas flights. How to … [Read more...]
Qantas is currently giving a 30% discount on the points required for Classic Flight Rewards. The discount applies to Economy award flight bookings on Qantas and Jetstar. With the discount, Classic Reward flights can be booked for as little as 4,480 Qantas points (plus taxes). To be eligible for the 30% discount, the flights must be between 17 April and 29 December 2018. The … [Read more...]