Buying Frequent Flyer Points Guides
Buying points can be a great day to cheaply, and relatively easily, travel in Business and First Class by immediately redeeming them for frequent flyer points flights.
Here are a range of guides to buying frequent flyer points - which frequent flyer programs offer points purchases, and how to redeem them for cheap Business and First Class travel to different destinations.
This is a great way to fly Cathay Pacific Business Class, who have just opened up their award availability more.
This unique offer allows you to buy double the points the annual cap usually allows. Note that some members may only be offered an 80% bonus.
Aspirational hotels overseas are usually a better option than using your points for the limited Australian properties.
This is the sixth time over the past year that a bonus this high has been offered. Good for premium travel on Star Alliance airlines.
This guide explains the basics of how and when you can purchase Velocity points, plus an example redemption.
Stocking up on Starpoints prior to the merger with Marriott next month is a great way to take advantage of new redemption opportunities.
Guide to buying AAdvantage miles for cheaper Business & First Class travel with oneworld partner airlines
This points currency is great for domestic Qantas Business Class, oneworld Business to Europe, and Cathay Pacific First awards.
LifeMiles can be used for cheaper travel on Star Alliance with no fuel surcharges.
The basics of buying airline and hotel points or miles - why you’d want to, and what you need to know to get a deal
Buying points is one of the pillars of understanding how to more quickly fly or stay better, more cheaply, if you have money to spare and travel plans to make.
Go behind the scenes of the elusive mileage broker businesses, where you can sell all of your miles to a broker who gets full control of your account, and buy miles from another who runs over 500 frequent flyer accounts.
Virgin America’s Elevate frequent flyer program is pretty niche, but has one really specific use for Australians – low tax/surcharge redemptions for Virgin Australia, which are especially good value in Business Class. There’s a 60% […]
How to buy American Express Membership Rewards points from Amex directly - useful for transfers to other frequent flyer programs
American Express Membership Rewards cards have a somewhat hidden option – you can buy points to top up your account for a redemption, and the cost is not actually that unreasonable. This is possible for […]
Route & airline options when using American Airlines AAdvantage miles to get to Europe from Australia or New Zealand
American Airlines AAdvantage miles are some of the most valuable out there, so when AAdvantage miles go on sale, the astute points-collectors take note and consider buying them to redeem for Business or First Class […]
How to buy miles and points to redeem for cheap domestic Business Class travel on Qantas and Virgin Australia
When it comes to flying in Australia, does it make sense to buy miles and redeem tickets on Virgin or Qantas Business Class? In this guide, we compare three programs, Virgin America’s Elevate, Alaska Mileage […]