British Airways 777 First Class overview – Sydney to Singapore

I had long wanted to try British Airways’ only First Class service to Australia, with their daily Sydney – Singapore – London flight operated by a Boeing 777.

Award seat availability for using your points is not terrible, especially for well-planned or later bookings and availability is shown on the Qantas website. I redeemed 50,000 AAdvantage miles that I had purchased specifically for this flight. Continue reading…

Case study: a trip around The Pacific for 200,000 points + NZD$1,233 in taxes

This article is a recap of Matt’s travel planning for the Point Hacks Singapore meet up in September 2017.

Next month, I’ll be embarking on a four-week trip from the US to Australia via Southeast Asia and back again, taking seven flights across all four cabins.

In this post, I aim to provide you with insider knowledge to help you plan your next international trip by explaining why I chose each flight, how much I paid for it, and what my expectations are. Continue reading…