NAB launched a new credit card rewards program – NAB Rewards – in February, with several new linked Visa credit cards, plus Velocity and Asia Miles as key transfer partners. Here’s what you need to know.
After experiencing a 6% growth in international traffic in 2016, Adelaide Airport will get a new direct flight to Fiji, as well as an increase in capacity to Auckland, Hong Kong and Doha later this year. Plus, we explain why South Australians may be best accruing Qantas Points and Asia Miles over other points currencies.
Virgin Australia will go head-to-head with rival Qantas and Cathay Pacific, with a high-quality Business Class product but less frequent flights than the other two carriers.
With all the change going on in the credit card market this year, many people are looking critically at the cards they hold and the value they are receiving from them. Annual fees are common and are usually where banks may be willing to incentivise customers to stay with them – these are our tips if you’re considering asking for a discount.
Qantas Frequent Flyer has launched a partnership with these two automobile brands, offering 1 Qantas Point per $1 spent on eligible new Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles from authorised Australian retailers.
Whilst on the surface the increase in some award pricing and elimination of the online booking discount look negative, when you factor in the savings on fuel surcharges, in some cases you’ll come out ahead and in others paying more, so it’s worth looking at the big picture.
If you need a Qantas Status Credit boost to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account, then American Express and ANZ have you covered over the next few months.
Our take on Etihad’s luxurious A380 flagship First Class Apartments. Australians have several options to access this Etihad product with frequent flyer points, and it’s worth well aiming for.
Holding elite status with Qantas means that you can skip lines, enjoy complimentary food and drink in lounges, and gain preferential access to award seat inventory when flying Qantas and its partner airlines.
THC from American Express is a special benefits program for holders of certain elite Amex cards and comes in handy when looking for perks at high-end hotels rather than the ultra high-end properties that the Fine Hotels & Resorts program covers separately.
Fine Hotels & Resorts is one of the jewels in American Express’ travel crown for Platinum cardholders, offering unique benefits at a range of luxury hotels worldwide. Here are some examples of how FHR works.
If you have Gold status or above with any other hotel program, then Hilton Honors is offering to match it at the equivalent level.
This lounge has beautiful features, tasty food and fast wifi, but it can get crowded in mornings when there are a lot of business travellers departing on international flights. Plus, a list of which Amex cards will get you access.