What is a reward seat and how does it work?

Air New Zealand airplane on tarmac

In theory, reward seats sound great, allowing you to redeem flights with an airline using your frequent flyer points and only a small cash payment, if any at all. However, due to reward seat availability being limited in number, booking a reward seat can often be easier said than done. This guide takes a look at the various types of reward seats that are offered by the Air New Zealand Airpoints, Qantas Frequent Flyer and Virgin Australia’s Velocity Frequent Flyer programmes.

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How to earn points on electronics and appliances purchases with Kogan.com

Please note that purchases from Kogan.com/nz are not eligible for Qantas Points earn. This was brought to our attention by one of our readers, with Kogan later confirming that their FAQ and T&Cs were in error and should not have referred to the New Zealand website, which has since been corrected. We have kept this article for reference only.


Australian-based online retailer Kogan.com has undergone huge growth over the past few years and is a valuable option for online purchases earning Qantas or Velocity Points. Continue reading…