16 June 2019

Training Program Updates

We’ve recently made the following updates to the Frequent Flyer Solutions training program…

British Airways Executive Club changes

British Airways has made some “enhancements” (this is an airline industry term meaning “negative changes”) to its partner award pricing in its Executive Club program. Award flights on British Airways partner airlines such as Qantas now cost more Avios. Updated Unit 4.2.7 (British Airways Executive Club).

KrisFlyer Silver & Gold status shortcut

We’ve added information to Unit 8.1.4 (Status Challenges) about the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Silver & Gold status shortcut available to Amex Platinum/Centurion cardholders and Shangri-La Golden Circle Jade members.

Instant Marriott & Hyatt status via airline frequent flyer programs

We’ve added information to Unit 8.1.5 (Hotel Status Shortcuts) about the complimentary status matches available to frequent flyers with United Airlines and American Airlines.

Hertz Gold Plus Rewards update

Hertz has made some changes recently to its loyalty program. Updated Unit 9.4.1 (Car Hire Loyalty).

Updates to credit card sign-up offers

We continuously update the Credit Card Master List from Unit 3.2.4 (Choose the Right Credit Card), as well as Unit 3.3.1 (Bonus Sign-up Points), at the start of every month. This was last updated in June 2019.

Updates to list of credit card that award points for tax payments

We have updated Unit 3.3.2 (Earn Points for Tax Payments) with the latest information about which Australian credit cards do and don’t earn points for ATO payments.