The United Airlines MileagePlus program is running another buy miles sale, with an up to 75% bonus on miles purchases until 9 March. This offer is best for specific redemptions rather than for speculative purchases.
Harvey Norman are running a bonus Airpoints Dollar offer on all purchases. Just show your Airpoints card in-store, or enter your membership number online when you check out, and you’ll earn 3x Airpoints Dollars until Monday 26 February.
Qantas are following up their January offer for Australian hotel bookings with an international focus this month – your chance to earn 6 points per A$1 on bookings in New Zealand and other countries around the world.
New World are running a bonus points offer for purchases made until Sunday 25 February, where you’ll earn 2x Airpoints Dollars or Fly Buys points. This guide also recaps how to opt-in to earning points at New World, and what points currency we consider offers best value.
This SPG property represents great value with modern rooms, good facilities, and easy access to the airport and CBD. Plus, why you should wait until March to book if redeeming Starpoints.
While the rooms are clean and fairly spacious, the staff are friendly and there’s nothing particularly wrong with the place, there’s also nothing to get you coming back here when Melbourne’s hotel scene is pretty competitive.
The Sheraton Melbourne is, as a Starwood loyalist, my go to hotel when travelling to Melbourne. It’s not very big, but makes up for it’s size with a good location, modern and comfortable rooms and good service.
Stylish design, a convenient location, great food and drink, a beautiful wellness centre, and pretty good wifi are the attractions of this hotel but my experience was let down by a couple of customer service bungles. There may be some more cost-effective options to lay your head for the night.