Get extra perks like free buffet breakfasts and spa treatments when booking luxury hotels through our in-house Point Hacks travel agent

Our Point Hacks in-house travel agent Luke Vaughan has now joined Ensemble, which is a value-added hotel program that offers premier accommodations at more than 600 four-and-five star properties in the most popular resort and city destinations around the world.

In this post, we introduce the program, explain the extra benefits available to you, and advise how to maximise your points and status earn. Continue reading…

Earning points with One&Only stays: two nights at Emirates Wolgan Valley for $1590 plus earn points on your stay

In this guide we look at the various options for earning points or rewards for stays at One&Only Resorts, either by booking direct and through an online travel agent.

Through Emirates, there is currently an all-inclusive package of two nights’ accommodation, meals and activities at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley in New South Wales – and you can earn points in a number of frequent flyer programs.
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Asia Miles extends 30% bonus on transfers from hotel partners, but SPG no longer included

Asia Miles is one of our preferred programs for long-haul oneworld redemptions, with favourable pricing over Qantas Frequent Flyer, for example, on a number of routes.

Like most frequent flyer programs they have a number of partnerships for earning points from hotel stays – whether you book directly with the hotel or via an online travel agent.

They have extended their 30% bonus on Asia Miles earned from points transfers from a range of hotel partner programs until the end of February, which is pretty decent deal. Continue reading…