This deal is about the best it gets in SPG’s buy points promotions, which run every three months or so. It is the most valuable points currency, transferring to nearly all airline loyalty programs.
The First Class Lounge & Spa at Abu Dhabi Airport is Etihad Airways’ flagship lounge and offers upscale dining, spa treatments with everything done in the Etihad way.
If you use Wilson Car Parks with any regularity, signing up for this promo before the end of April can get you some Velocity Points plus save you time.
Sydney is tipped to be the first destination to enjoy the new product later this year but in this guide, we explain that if you want to enjoy the Suites experience, it may be better to book in sooner rather than later.
In this guide, we cover the basics of how to maximise the amount of flybuys points you can earn on your everyday shopping, as well as look at the additional ways to earn flybuys points.
MileagePlus is an excellent program for accessing cheap Star Alliance Business and First Class travel to Asia, with the latest promotion the most generous of the past eight months.
KrisFlyer currently allows you to earn miles by flying with seven non-Star Alliance partner airlines but make sure you purchase the right bundle or fare class to be eligible.
On the surface, these changes do not look good for travellers but if you look at the bigger picture, it may just be smoke and mirrors.
Passengers travelling on Emirates or Qantas flight from Dubai can now purchase up to four hours of access to their Business or First Class Lounges from $100 USD.
The first leg of my flight from Europe back to Australia was in Etihad’s Diamond First Class from Geneva to Abu Dhabi, redeemed using Velocity Points, and I really enjoyed it! Etihad’s ‘standard’ long-haul First Class product offers an excellent seat, and for my flight, great service.
This Hong Kong-based oneworld alliance member offers a high-frequency schedule between Australia and Hong Kong and onto a wide network of destinations, comfortable lie-flat Business Class seats, and generous award availability.
It may be in your best interest to save KrisFlyer miles by mixing Singapore Airlines flights with its Star Alliance partners like Lufthansa, ANA and Asiana but do watch out for fuel surcharges.
If you have a Membership Rewards-linked card and are in the market for a hotel booking, it’s probably at least worth checking the price through Amex Travel as it can be competitive.