We’ve road-tested Etihad’s A380 flagship Business Class – and it’s excellent. Kiwi’s have several options for to access Etihad flights with points, and it’s worth well aiming for.
The Hong Kong-based carrier is investing more in its services to New Zealand over the busy summer months of December, January and February, adding a second daily flight to Auckland and a 3x weekly service to Christchurch, with all flights operated by the modern Airbus A350. In this guide, we outline the flight times, aircraft details, cabin features and redemption options.
The elimination of fuel surcharges on award tickets on Singapore Airlines will have no tempering effect on the points increase for flights from New Zealand as those surcharges are not applied here anyway. Where savings are to be made are for travel between and within the eight award zones that were not affected by points increases and where fuel surcharges will now disappear.
In this guide, we take you through some ideas for how to meet the minimum spend for sign-up bonuses on credit card offers without overspending.
While it’s not quite as easy compared to Australia, if you find yourself travelling frequently with any of Etihad’s airline partners, or staying in hotels and booking through Rocketmiles, you may build up enough Etihad Guest miles to redeem on a high-value trip.
Using 54,000 Qantas Points on this flight really is a stellar use of your Qantas balance. We cover how to easily book an award seat, what to expect in the air, and how to choose the best lounges before your flight and the best seats onboard.
Emirates A380 flights are the ones to aim for if you’re looking for comfort, service and amenities, whilst earning or redeeming Qantas Points. Here we sample their Trans-Tasman Business Class service between Auckland and Sydney.
LATAM’s Trans-Tasman service offers good value for paid Business fares on this relatively short international flight, but with long-haul grade cabins. In this overview we look at how how to use points or find good deals for LATAM flights across the Tasman.
oneworld partner LATAM is a good choice for those wanting to travel to South America and who have access to Asia Miles, Avios or AAdvantage miles. In this guide, we outline LATAM’s destinations, key routes, fleet, lounge access and, most importantly, how to search for and book an award using your points.