I take a look at award availability on nonstop services to Tokyo and Osaka as well as one-stop connections through Southeast Asia.
This flight can be easily booked with points or upgraded with cash and is a comfortable way to fly within Asia.
This is a spacious and modern lounge that is perfectly suited to domestic travellers before short hops around Malaysia.
Emirates are offering good price fares in all classes, and there is a clever way to get an extra 5% discount on some of these sale fares in Economy and Business.
This is a comfortable way to travel without breaking the bank – and will be available to those based in Christchurch from early January. Plus, why you should probably save your points for future redemption and just buy a cash ticket.
With this level of luxury, you may wonder if you are on a plane at all.
Singapore Airlines operates a number of SilverKris lounges across Australia but not are all up to the same standard.
Award availability may actually go up given there will be less demand for seats.
This is a great place to kick off your journey with Etihad or Virgin Australia but it may start to get crowded very soon.