Learn how to fly around the world using your Qantas Frequent Flyer points as Matt chats to James Green, an award travel consultant at Frequent Flyer Solutions. This episode also includes the latest frequent flyer news and discussion on redeeming Alaska Airlines miles. Episode contents: 0:45 - Fortnightly news round-up 4:10 - Interview with James … [Read more...]
Round The World
Round The World Travel is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. As frequent flyers we all enjoy flying and there is nothing better than flying around the world!
Don't miss our guide how to fly around the world using the Qantas Oneworld Award, which explains exactly how this can be done.
You may be aware that you can fly around the world in Business class for 280,000 Qantas points. But did you know that Cathay Pacific offers a virtually identical Asia Miles round-the-world award for just 210,000 miles in Business class? That's a saving of 70,000 points per passenger! The Oneworld Multi-Carrier Award offered by Asia Miles is a special type of multi-city … [Read more...]
You may be aware of the Oneworld Explorer round-the-world fares that allow you to circle the globe on Oneworld airlines. But did you know that several Oneworld airlines, including Finnair, sell mini round-the-world tickets for just a fraction of the price? The Finnair round-the-world fare Finnair sells a round-the-world product that allows you to travel to Europe via Asia, … [Read more...]
Last week, Singapore Airlines increased the cost of most KrisFlyer redemptions for travel on Singapore Airlines and SilkAir. Curiously, however, there was no increase to the cost of award flights on Star Alliance partner airlines. This means that most KrisFlyer redemptions are now cheaper if you redeem miles for a Star Alliance award. With KrisFlyer, a Star Alliance award is … [Read more...]
Note: Thai Airways is making significant changes to its Royal Orchid Plus program from 1 October 2019. Thai Airways Royal Orchid Plus is a frequent flyer program that's often overlooked. While it does have some limitations, there are some great sweet spots for Australian travellers. And, if you have an Amex Membership Rewards account, you can easily transfer points directly … [Read more...]