Buying Frequent Flyer Points Guides
Buying points can be a great day to cheaply, and relatively easily, travel in Business and First Class by immediately redeeming them for frequent flyer points flights.
Here are a range of guides to buying frequent flyer points - which frequent flyer programs offer points purchases, and how to redeem them for cheap Business and First Class travel to different destinations.
Guide to buying AAdvantage miles for cheaper Business & First Class travel with oneworld partner airlines
An average offer, so unless you have a real need for a top up, you should wait until AAdvantage miles are on sale at a better price.
Buying Hilton Honors points during bonus promotions is a great way to build your points balance.
An above average value offer, and potentially worthwhile if you have a specific use in mind.
This offer may offer good value if you have a specific redemption in mind.
This remains a good value offer, particularly if you are planning to travel to the US and can find award availability.
This is a useful way to top up your balance if you’re eyeing off a specific redemption.
Buying Velocity Frequent Flyer Points can make up a shortfall in redeeming points for an award. We show you the 2 main ways to buy points.
Avianca’s frequent flyer program LifeMiles is offering an up to 145% bonus on miles purchased until the 2 October. The current offer represents good value if have a specific Star Alliance redemption in mind.
Top up your British Airways Executive Club balance with Avios to use for cheap last-minute Business and Economy Class flights on Qantas flights in Australasia, American Airlines in the US, and Japan Airlines and Cathay Pacific in Asia. Note that sale offers are only for current Executive Club members.
In this guide, we show you how you can use American Airlines’ AAdvantage progam for cheap Trans-Tasman Business Class flights with Qantas and LAN, particularly when travelling further afield to cities like Adelaide, Darwin and Perth.
Virgin America’s Elevate frequent flyer program is pretty niche, but has one really specific use for New Zealanders – low tax/surcharge redemptions for Virgin Australia, which ‘can’ be good value for select Business Class flights […]
Route & airline options when using American Airlines AAdvantage miles to get to Europe from Australia or New Zealand
American Airlines AAdvantage miles are some of the most valuable out there, so when AAdvantage miles go on sale, the astute points-collectors take note and consider buying them to redeem for Business or First Class […]
The basics of buying airline and hotel points or miles - why you’d want to, and what you need to know to get a deal
Many overseas frequent flyer and hotel rewards programs sell their miles or points to their members, often with chunky bonuses to get you to sit up and pay attention. If you’ve been reading Point Hacks […]
Go behind the scenes of the elusive mileage broker businesses, where you can sell all of your miles to a broker who gets full control of your account, and buy miles from another who runs over 500 frequent flyer accounts.