Cathay Pacific have added a new option for those with access to Asia Miles – members can now redeem Asia Miles for one-time lounge access at any of their Cathay Pacific branded lounges worldwide, but there are a few catches.
Coles and Velocity made the front pages today by launching a partnership which has been rumoured for some time – you now have the ability to transfer your hard-earned flybuys points over to your Velocity Frequent Flyer account.
Spend an hour or so in this lounge and it’s perfectly fine, but we wouldn’t recommend arriving at the airport early for it. Highlights include the natural light, bar and kids’ club, with improvements to be made on internet, noise and food.
The Westpac Altitude Black bonus has been upped to a huge 100,000 Qantas Points or 100,000 Altitude Rewards Points, and the card also comes with range of other benefits which we get into in this guide.
Gold status with Starwood is a handy perk of a few different ‘World’ MasterCards, of which there are a few here in Australia. This is how to find and activate this benefit.
We round up Qantas Epiqure’s bonus point deals weekly. This week there’s up to 8,500 bonus Qantas Points on offer.
One of the key benefits of the Amex Platinum Charge and Explorer cards is a travel credit that is usable for travel expenses through Amex Travel – but it comes with some specific terms and can be fiddly to use.
Not every flight you book is eligible for an upgrade. If you’re looking to use points to upgrade with Singapore Airlines or Cathay Pacific, you need to book the right fare class.
This is a quite phenomenal deal from the Hong Kong carrier, with wide availability of cheap fares to China until August next year (including the Chinese summer) on a quality airline.
We check out the SilverKris Lounge in Sydney to see how it stacks up for a Business Class travellers and those with elite status with Velocity, KrisFlyer and Star Alliance, as well as comparing it to the Air NZ Lounge next door.
Fly with Qantas and oneworld partner airlines to North or South America in Business Class from $4499 return, racking up enough Status Credits to qualify for Gold status for one year.
ANZ has launched their own online retail portal called ANZ Bonus Points Mall, giving customers the chance to reap ANZ Rewards points with some pretty favourable earn rates.