Basics of Using Rewards / Frequent Flyer Points
Here we cover the basic concepts to understand first, when it comes to using your credit card or frequent flyer points for best value. Getting the most value out of your points when it comes to using them involves different decisions for everyone, but maximising value should be the goal.
Now that AA allow searches for this airline, you no longer have to trawl day-by-day through the Qantas website. However, what will happen to award availability?
Would you prefer using 60,000 points to be crammed in at the back of the plane or just over double that for a seat that turns into a bed?
This will affect those wanting to earn points on Air NZ flights and access status benefits more than those looking to redeem Velocity points for an award seat.
In this beginner’s guide, we look at five of the most frequent flyer programs for travellers in Australia, and how to save time by searching for award seats across multiple dates at the same time.
This may seem blatantly obvious, but one of the first things you’ll need to do when looking at earning points, so you can spend them most effectively in future, is deciding who, what, when, where […]
Why you should target flexible programs and points that can be transferred where and when you need them
This post is the next in the series looking at the fundamentals of using your points – how to get the most value from them and ensure they are used effectively. It’s worth understanding that […]
Finding out which rewards are available can sometimes be the most difficult part of using your points. I’ve found that the easiest tools are often the website of the airline you’ve got your points with. […]
Planning a holiday is fun, but can also get quite stressful when having to take external things into account. Planning ahead for anything is good sense- planning ahead for a Business or First Class Award […]
The easiest way to start your planning is to look at the flights you want. Where do you want to go, and when? Flexibility in your timing is key. If you can be flexible with […]