The beginner’s guide to Qantas Frequent Flyer status and benefits

Holding Qantas Frequent Flyer status means that you can skip lines, enjoy complimentary food and drink in lounges, and gain preferential access to upgrades and award seat inventory when flying Qantas – and preferred seating with partner airlines such as Emirates, Cathay Pacific and American Airlines.

In this guide, we outline how to move up the five status tiers, the benefits available at each level, and how to extend your status.
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Emirates A380 First Class overview: one of the better and most unique uses of Qantas Points

With Qantas’ partnership with Emirates, an ongoing and useful provider of benefits to points-collectors, redeemers and frequent flyers, Emirates First Class has become one of the most useful and unique ways to use your Qantas Points.

I’ve had the chance to sample Emirates top premium cabin a few times in the last year, so here is my take on how to get the most from your trip. Continue reading…

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley – Part 3: Activities & Conclusion

The real appeal to me about Wolgan Valley, and what makes it unique, is the number of activities on offer to get you outside exploring the setting of the resort in the valley and understanding the environment around you.

This is true for both adults and kids, with Wolgan’s junior ranger program also offering planned activities (at no extra cost) for kids age 5 and over. Younger kids can come along too if they are acc ompanied by a parent (and that is highly recommended, it was a lot of fun!) Continue reading…