There are now just days before the major 2019 devaluation to Qantas Frequent Flyer reward and upgrade pricing takes effect. After 11.59pm on Tuesday 17 September, Qantas will increase the number of points required for Classic Flight Reward and Oneworld Award bookings in Premium Economy, Business and First Class. This applies not only to flights on Qantas, but all partner … [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.
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles are a valuable currency. You can redeem Alaska Airlines miles to fly with around 15 different airlines including Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Finnair and Emirates, and awards are excellent value. The miles required to redeem for a flight are relatively low. There are also no fuel surcharges on award tickets with most … [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...]
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...]
Qantas Frequent Flyer is expanding its Points Plane concept to Jetstar. Until 17 September 2019, Qantas says you'll be able to book any available seat on Jetstar flights between Australia and Japan, as well as across the Jetstar Japan network, for travel between 12 November and 12 December 2019. If you've been saving up your Qantas points for a trip to Japan, this probably … [Read more...]