Keith's articles (438)

Terms & Conditions

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05 May 2011.

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Point Hacks Privacy Policy: 8 September 2021

Point Hacks is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and takes its obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) seriously. As a result, Point Hacks has implemented practices, procedures and systems to: protect your privacy; maintain the confidentiality and security of personal information it collects and holds; and manage its systems, practices and procedures […]

05 May 2011.

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Introduction – Around the World in Premium & Business Class – April 2011

The lack of updates around here has been because I’ve just returned from a round the world trip in Business and Premium Economy, for roughly the cost of an Economy ticket – by using British Airways Executive Club miles and Qantas points. I was traveling with my partner and our 4 month daughter, and was […]

04 May 2011.

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How to redeem Etihad Miles for Business Class

Etihad has a bunch of quirks in it’s online redemption search system, as well as some not so obvious processes to get through if you’re used to using more usable systems, for example compared to Qantas. I thought it might be useful to look into some of the hurdles to redeem these miles, as they’re […]

02 May 2011.

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Qantas 747 Business Class review – QF5 Sydney to Frankfurt

This trip was taken in December 2009. I’d had the Sydney to Frankfurt leg booked for ages as a reward flight – there was no reward availability through to London as it was so close to Christmas, and I tacked on the BA Frankfurt to London leg to get me to London. These were two […]

11 March 2011.

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Etihad Guest – 25% discount on redemptions

Fresh out of my inbox this morning, the Etihad Guest program is offering 25% discount on redemptions to any destination, in any cabin from March 9th to May 31st. Points must be redeemed and travel taken during this period. Interestingly, this discount also applies to upgrades, so 25% off upgrades as well. Not a bad […]

11 March 2011.

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100 to 1 million AAdvantage Miles with AA’s Mystery Miles Facebook Promotion

American Airlines AAdvantage is currently running a promotion on their Facebook Page where, by following a couple of instructions, you can claim something between 100 and 1 million miles. I (typically) only received 100, but quite a few people over on AFF are reporting getting 1000 so it’s worth the 10 seconds it takes to […]

08 March 2011.

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100 free Starwood (SPG) points

The Starwood (SPG) loyalty program is offering 100 free SPG points for anyone registering to take part in Earth Hour 2011. Simple, easy. Do it (and the pledge). via View from the Wing

08 March 2011.

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