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Maximise your flying with distance based awards

Distance based awards can help you to get the most out of your points. Find out how.


Luxury Resort in the Desert

Read about my stay at Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai.


Earn points when you dine out

Maximise your points haul when you dine at restaurants and order in.

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Hertz Gold Plus President's Circle car driving
Car HireTips & Tricks
October 15, 2017

Get free top tier Hertz President’s Circle status

For a limited time, you can pick up free top tier Hertz Gold Plus Rewards…
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Emirates A380 on tarmac
October 11, 2017

Emirates cuts two trans-Tasman A380 services

In sad news, Emirates has today announced that it is cutting its A380 trans-Tasman services…
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Tips & Tricks
October 9, 2017

Experience a First Class Flight for 40,000 Points or Less

If you appreciate vintage champagne, top notch service and value your privacy when travelling, chances are…
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Cathay Pacific Business Class 20
September 23, 2017

Cathay Pacific Business Class A330-300

A review of Cathay Pacific Business Class from Adelaide to Hong Kong, flying the A330-300…
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American Express Business Explorer credit card
Credit Cards
September 10, 2017

American Express Business Explorer Card

American Express is shaking up the business market with the launch of the American Express…
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Al Maha Desert Resort, Al Diwaan, Dubai, Starwood 29
September 5, 2017

Al Maha Desert Resort, Dubai

Recently, I had the opportunity to enjoy a one night stay at Al Maha, a…
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TCM Guide to Earning Points, Dining Out
Tips & Tricks
August 17, 2017

Guide to Earning Points when you Dine Out

Most of us enjoy dining out from time to time. Whether through online booking services…
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AMEX Melbourne Lounge by American Express
Credit CardsNews
August 7, 2017

AMEX Melbourne Lounge Set to Open

AMEX card members rejoice! AUSBT is reporting that American Express will be opening a lounge…
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Virgin Australia Business Class, Velocity Frequent Flyer
July 30, 2017

Virgin Australia Transcontinental Business Class

Points enthusiast and foodie Brandon Loo reviews three Virgin Australia Business Class flights, as well as…
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July 27, 2017

Qantas Announces Seasonal Flights to Osaka

Qantas has today announced the launch of direct seasonal flights between Sydney and Osaka’s Kansai…
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Credit Cards
July 24, 2017

Banks Slash Reward Card Earn Rates

Did your bank recently downgrade your rewards credit card earning rate?  As of July 1 2017, a number of Australia's financial…
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TCM Qantas Around the World Trip, Qantas Points, OneWorld Classic Award
Tips & Tricks
July 23, 2017

Book an ‘Around the World’ Trip with Qantas Points [Updated]

Booking an around the world trip (aka a ‘OneWorld Classic Award’) is undoubtedly one of the…
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TCM Singapore Airlines First Class, Velocity Points, Velocity Frequent Flyer
NewsTips & Tricks
July 13, 2017

Singapore Airlines First Class now Bookable with Velocity Points!

Members of Velocity Frequent Flyer  can now book Singapore Airlines premium economy and first class…
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Amercian Express Explorer Credit Card
Credit Cards
July 4, 2017

American Express Explorer Card

Pick up 50,000 bonus points with the American Express Explorer credit card - the equivalent of…
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