3 May 17

Free Virgin Australian Accelerate Training

Virgin Australia have sponsored our Training Unit on the Virgin Australia Accelerate program in May 2017!
This means the training is now available at no cost to all Frequent Flyer Solutions members!
You can view this training unit by:
  1. Logging into your FFS account HERE (remember your username is simply the email address you used to register)
  2. Access the unit by clicking on the unit link HERE
You will then have full access to the presentation video and all associated material for this unit.
This unit is part of Course 8: Non-Airline Loyalty Programs, which is usually only available to our Training Pass holders.
So if you want to take advantage of Virgin Australia’s generosity and learn all about the Virgin Accelerate program, be sure to access the training unit this month.
Thank you Virgin Australia!!

21 October 16

Flybuys/Virgin Partnership

Yesterday (20 October) Flybuys and Virgin Australia announced a new partnership whereby Flybuys members can convert FlyBuys points to Velocity points.
To help our members get the maximum value from these changes, we have made some major changes to the Flybuys & Woolworths Rewards and the Redeeming Flybuys Points training units in Course 8: Non-Airline Loyalty Programs
We have also updated the “Earn Velocity Points” unit in Course 1: Frequent Flyer 101.

5 September 16

New Frequent Flyer Service: Award Flight Assist

5 September 2016
We're thrilled to announce the release of a brand new service from Frequent Flyer Solutions!
Award Flight Assist takes the hard work out of redeeming your frequent flyer points. Using our expert knowledge and specialised tools we can help you to find the perfect award flights, presenting your options in an easy-to-read format and explaining exactly how to book.
Our specialised knowledge spans all major frequent flyer programs, including Qantas Frequent Flyer, Velocity Frequent Flyer & many others. We know how to take advantage of program sweet spots, and how to maximise free stopovers & open-jaws. And if you have points with more than one airline or rewards program, we can advise on the best program to use. So, we don't just take the hard work out of finding award flights – we can also help you to maximise the value of your frequent flyer points.
Find out more about Award Flight Assist HERE.

1 August 16

Various Changes

New "High Value" Redemption Route Identified
We have identified a new "High Value" redemption. Updated Best Airline Programs by Redemption Type pdf download in Module 2 of Course 3.
New Lounge Membership Passes
Another Credit Card now offers Lounge Access. Updated Credit Cards with Lounge Access Benefits pdf download in Module 2 of Course 7.
Update to Credit Card Signup Bonuses
Updated Bonus Offers to Current Credit Card Signup Bonuses in the Bonus Sign-up Points unit in Course 3. The Credit Card Master List spreadsheet in the Choose the Right Card unit also updated.
Update to Credit Card that earn points for ATO Payments
Updated Bonus Offers to Cards that earn points for ATO payment in the Advanced Credit Card Earning Methods unit in Course 3.

27 July 16

Various Changes

Chances in Lounge Membership Passes
American Airlines have discontinued one of their Lounge Passes. Updated Instructional Video and Comparison of Lounge Membership/ Passes PDF Download in the Lounge Access for Less Module in Course 7.
New Online Upgrade Auction
Another airline now offers Upgrade Auctions. Updated Upgrade Auctions PDF Download in the Online Upgrade Auctions unit in Course 5.
Update to Credit Card Signup Bonuses
Updated Bonus Offers to Current Credit Card Signup Bonuses in the Bonus Sign-up Points unit in Course 3. The Credit Card Master List spreadsheet in the Choose the Right Card unit also updated.

25 July 16

Free Travel Guides now available

25 July 2016
We are pleased to announce that we have now added a new benefit to your Frequent Flyer Solutions membership!
We will be publishing a series Travel Guides written exclusively for Frequent Flyer Solutions members and making them available as free pdf downloads.
The first such guide The Ultimate Guide to Trip Planning has just been published.
You can download it HERE.

1 July 16

Various Changes

Update to Credit Card Signup Bonuses
Updated Bonus Offers and removed expiring Offers to Current Credit Card Signup Bonuses in the Bonus Sign-up Points unit in Course 3. The Credit Card Master List spreadsheet in the Choose the Right Card unit also updated.
Update Hotel Program Status Match
Removed Expiring Hotel Program Status Match to Current Hotel Program Status Matches in the Hotel Program Status Shortcuts unit in Course 8.

29 June 16

New Training Course Published

29 June 2016
Overseas Travel Tips was published this week.
This new course will help you to improve your travel experience, while saving money in the process! It explains how to you can hire a car for just $1 a day, get the best rate on foreign currency, score the best seat on the plane, and much more. It will also guide you through the necessary steps of planning an overseas trip.
The course comprises of 9 Instructional Videos totaling over 65 minutes and 7 downloadable Information Sheets and online note sheets.
And the good news is that all our training pass holders can access this course for free! (Our training passes includes all current and future training.)
To take the course or to find out more about it go HERE.

21 June 16

Various Changes

Changes to Credit Cards which earn points for ATO spend 
We have updated Cards that earn points for ATO payment in the Earn Points for Tax Payments unit in Course 3 to reflect the changes. The Credit Card Master List spreadsheet in the Choose the Right Card unit also updated.
Update to Credit Card Signup Bonuses
Added new Bonus Offers and removed expiring Offers to Current Credit Card Signup Bonuses in the Bonus Sign-up Points unit in Course 3. The Credit Card Master List spreadsheet in the Choose the Right Card unit also updated.
New Airlines offering Upgrade Auctions
Two additional airlines are now offering Upgrade Auctions.  We have updated the PDF Handout Upgrade Auctions in the Online Upgrade Auctions unit in Course 5.
New Hotel Program Status Match
Added new Hotel Program Status Match to Current Hotel Program Status Matches in the Hotel Program Status Shortcuts unit in Course 8.