If you’re a new Optus customer and sign up for a range of pre-paid or post-paid plans, you can earn between 3,000 and 20,000 flybuys points, which represent good value when transferred to your Velocity or Etihad Guest account.
These few free Avios will go a little way to redeeming on Qantas and other oneworld flights. If you registered your interest in the program back in April, you should have received an email with instructions. If you didn’t register, it’s still worth taking a minute or two to create an account and see if you receive those bonus points.
Under the KrisFlyer and Shangri-La Golden Circle Infinite Journeys partnership launched earlier this year, you have an opportunity to earn double KrisFlyer miles on a return Singapore Airlines flight taken by 31 May 2017, plus a fast track to KrisFlyer Gold status if you have Golden Circle Jade status, automatically available for holders of the American Express Platinum Charge Card.
Qantas new Perth – London direct flight won’t be bookable until April 2017, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start planning how to use points (and which points to use) to fly it.
This five-star luxury hotel brand’s frequent flyer program offers 500-1000 airline frequent flyer points per stay, bonus points if you link your account to KrisFlyer, and generous status benefits if you are an American Express Platinum Charge cardholder.
SPG Moments is one a few options for redeeming your points for experiences instead of flights or hotels, offering exclusive access to sport, concerts and other events.
This new partnership has you earning at least 100 Velocity Points every time you board the bus, plus our tips to earn extra points by buying roundtrip, family and multi-trip tickets.
A new 30% bonus offer running for points transfers from the few credit card rewards programs that offer on demand points transfers to Qantas Frequent Flyer – it’s targeted but is the highest we’ve seen, and with no minimum transfer amounts.
If you aren’t chasing travel experiences and want to absolutely get the most return from credit card spend in cash, then using your reward points for cash back can make sense as a way to stretch the budget.
Langham Hotels is a small hotel chain with 22 hotels globally and presences in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, London and Hong Kong. Points earn rates are good, and status is simple to achieve. This is how their loyalty program works.
Knowing how to navigate the world of hotel bookings for maximum return (points, cash, status and/or benefits) is a minefield, and is hard to get your head around at the best of times. Let’s try and demystify it and lay out some basic ways to earn rewards from your hotel stays.
Get Qantas Gold status in one go by flying on a combination of Finnair, Qantas, Cathay Pacific and/or Malaysia Airlines, with stops in the US, Europe and Southeast Asia for about the same price as a return ticket to Europe.
In this promotion running until 5 December, a family of up to four people with two adults and two children aged 11 years or younger living in Perth, Adelaide or Auckland will pay for the just adult fares. Our example showed a nearly $2000 saving on the total price of a trip from Perth to Paris for a family of four.