ANZ and American Express both offering 75 bonus Qantas Status credits on select cards

Last week, we wrote about the benefits of holding elite status with Qantas Frequent Flyer, which gives you perks like lounge access, priority seat selection and access to more award seats.

With both the the American Express Qantas Ultimate and ANZ Qantas Frequent Flyer Black currently offering 75 Status Credits as well as a large 75,000 Qantas point sign-up bonus, if you’re in the market for a new Qantas Point-earning card, one of these could be a good way to go. Continue reading…

If you haven’t already, now is the time to join KrisFlyer for 500 bonus miles

If you’re new to the frequent flyer game, Singapore Airlines’ loyalty program KrisFlyer is one of the top five to join for travellers based in Australia.

Until 14 April 2017, KrisFlyer is offering 500 bonus miles for new and reactivated accounts.

All you have to do is enter promo code JOINKF2017 at the bottom of the registration form.

If you have an expired KrisFlyer account, it seems that you are eligible for the bonus points too.

You can expect the points to deposit into your account within 48 hours.

Then you are on your way to building a KrisFlyer balance which you can use on one of our 9 favourite KrisFlyer redemptions.

KrisFlyer is the only frequent flyer program that allows redemptions for First Class Suites

Or, you could transfer your KrisFlyer miles to Velocity Frequent Flyer at a rate of 500 KrisFlyer miles = 370 Velocity points.

To read more about why you should join (for free), take a look at our post on 7 reasons why KrisFlyer is one of our favourite frequent flyer programs (and 4 downsides).

H/T: Australian Travel Points

Supplementary images courtesy Singapore Airlines and KrisFlyer.

Earn triple Avios on all British Airways flights until 31 March 2017

British Airways Executive Club regularly offers bonus Avios earn on tickets purchased for British Airways flights, however, they are usually only valid for travel within the next 2-3 months, which is less generous than Qantas Frequent Flyer promotions which generally run a month or two longer.

Having said that, this triple Avios promotion represents good value if you were already planning a trip from Australia/New Zealand to Europe, or between Europe and North America, before the end of March. Continue reading…

Sign in to your IHG account to see your personalised Accelerate bonus points offer for January to April 2017

If you are a member of the IHG Rewards loyalty program (covering the InterContinental, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn hotel brands), you’ll get a bonus points challenge every quarter, giving you the chance to boost your IHG points balance.

The latest Accelerate promotion is open for registration and valid for stays between 1 January and 15 April 2017. Continue reading…