Daniel's articles (31)

Jing An Shangri-La, Shanghai Review

If you are an American Express Platinum Charge Card holder, you can use the Fine Hotels & Resorts benefit to get many perks at 5 star hotels like the Jing An Shangri-La in Shanghai.

11 November 2019.

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Shangri-La Jing An Shanghai

Convert hotel points into United MileagePlus miles with a 30% bonus

United is offering a 30% bonus when you convert hotel points into United MileagePlus miles until 30 November, with the ability to earn up to 25,000 bonus miles.

04 November 2019.

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United Mileageplus program

Get instant Accor Gold status with Ibis Business Plus

Looking for the quickest way to Gold status with Le Club AccorHotels, opening yourself up to room upgrades, free drink vouchers and dining discounts. We share our tip here.

16 October 2019.

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LeClub AccorHotels Gold Card

How to use Qantas Points for WestJet flights: avoid expensive domestic flights in Canada

In this guide, I explain when using points might be of good value, and provide step-by-step instructions on how to make a booking.

06 August 2019.

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Which fare class to book with Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific to upgrade using points

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.

26 July 2019.

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Singapore Airlines Business Class | Point Hacks

A guide to Le Club AccorHotels points earn, frequent flyer partners and transfers

Given this brand's wide reach in Australia, this is a valuable promotion. However, note a two-night requirement for each stay.

16 July 2019.

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Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour | Point Hacks

Qantas and Air NZ cosy up with a domestic codeshare

In unexpected news, these two carriers will become 'frenemies' with a new codeshare deal on both sides of the Tasman—here is what we know so far.

21 June 2019.

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Strata Lounge Auckland overview

The only Priority Pass lounge in Auckland does not disappoint, being a great space to relax for passengers travelling with any airline in any class.

09 May 2019.

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Strata Lounge Auckland

Air New Zealand Wellington International Lounge review

This lounge is a Business Class level lounge open to all eligible Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines and Star Alliance guests flying on international flights to Australia and Fiji.

07 May 2019.

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Air New Zealand Wellington International Lounge

Air New Zealand Wellington Regional Lounge review

This regional lounge has abundant seating, and great barista coffee. It is a good lounge to visit if you're at the airport early for an international Star Alliance flight, and customs is not yet open.

07 May 2019.

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Air New Zealand Wellington Regional Lounge