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.
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.
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.
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.
Club1Hotels is a new membership service – offering, for a limited time, a free 1 year trial – which offers access to discount, wholesale rates at a large range of hotels globally.
Not every flight you book is eligible for an upgrade. If you’re looking to use points to upgrade with Qantas or Virgin, you need to book the right fare class.
This is a fun opportunity for runners and aviation geeks to get to know Sydney Airport a little more intimately while raising money for charity.
Qudos is set to make some changes on the Qantas point earning Platinum Visa card, with points cap being added, an increase in annual fee and exclusion of ATO payments scheduled to take effect on 1st December 2016.
Transferwise, a foreign currency exchange platform, has been operating in Australia for around a year – and they are now charging a much lower 0.6% fee for transfers initiated from Australian MasterCard or Visa. This is useful for anyone making international transfers or payments.
If you find yourself travelling to Scotland in the next two months, here is a great promotion to get a flat rate of £15 ($25 AUD) for a one-way Standard Class ticket and £30 ($50 AUD) for First Class between London and Scotland.
Amex’ Smartphone Screen Insurance provides cover for the repair cost of your smartphone screen when you’ve seen your beloved possession ricochet off solid ground, trodden on by a toddler, or used by your kids as a frisbee.