United Airlines MileagePlus program is running up to 67% bonus on miles purchases until September 2nd 2016 – this may not be as good as their promo back in July but is still usable for cheap Star Alliance redemptions to Asia and beyond.
Cheap flights to this tropical paradise in the middle of the Indian Ocean for travel in October or November this year. Take advantage of layovers by visiting Abu Dhabi and/or Dubai!
We round up Qantas Epiqure’s bonus point deals weekly. This week there’s up to 10,000 bonus Qantas Points on offer.
Some of the best value to be had from IHG Rewards is the regularly-updated PointBreaks promotion, where a number of hotels globally of the Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and InterContinental brands are made available for an up to 90% discount.
The earnings from these two promotions could be quite strong given how good value Asia Miles redemptions are.
The new Amex Explorer card has a $395 annual fee which is offset by the $400 travel credit each year, 100,000 Membership Rewards Gateway points bonus, and equivalent of 1.5 frequent flyer points / dollar. It’s Amex’s first true consumer black card – it seems like it’s been designed for the readers of Point Hacks!
Book northern spring travel from March to May 2017 from all five major Australian airports to Disney World, the Windy City or the Big Apple with these two oneworld carriers.
We check out the Air New Zealand lounge in Sydney to see how it stacks up as a Business Class traveller or for those with elite status with Velocity, Air NZ or other Star Alliance airlines.
BP is now prompting Velocity members using their cards for points earn at BP if they want to redeem points for credit as well. Don’t – it’s really bad value, at just under 0.6c per Velocity point.
Here is a chance to get a substantial 40% discount on purchases from retailers such as Myer, David Jones and ZARA, plus if you choose your date right, there will be an American Express lounge set up with complimentary snacks, drinks and beauty products.
When you fill up your car, should you go to BP and earn Velocity points, Caltex to earn Woolworths Points (convertible to Qantas points), or is Shell the better option to earn flybuys points to transfer to Etihad Guest instead? Which will give you most value?
If you are planning or considering travel in Economy Class on Qantas or Jetstar over the next year, this is a good opportunity to save some of your points, but be sure to be quick – sale ends 27 August.