Training Program Updates
We’ve recently made the following updates to the Frequent Flyer Solutions training program…
Updates to Qantas award & carrier charge pricing
Qantas recently announced a range of changes to its Qantas Frequent Flyer program. There have already been reductions to Economy award pricing, including changes to carrier charges and Oneworld Award pricing. We have updated various training units.
In addition to these changes, Qantas will be increasing the number of points required for award flights (including Oneworld Awards) and upgrades, while reducing carrier charges, on 18 September 2019.
Qantas & Cathay Pacific are no longer Aer Lingus partners
As of 1 July 2019, it is no longer possible to redeem Qantas points or Cathay Pacific Asia Miles for Aer Lingus reward flights. But Alaska Airlines is now a partner of Aer Lingus. We have updated various training units.
Macquarie Bank removes Forex fees
From 1 July 2019, Macquarie Bank no longer charges international transaction fees on its Macquarie Black or Macquarie Platinum credit cards. Updated the Credit Card Master List from Unit 3.2.4 (Choose the Right Credit Card)
New Altitude Velocity rewards program
Westpac Altitude Rewards is discontinuing Velocity auto-redemption, replacing it with a new “Altitude Velocity” program. Updated Unit 3.2.2 (Complete Overview of Credit Card Programs) and the Credit Card Master List from Unit 3.2.4 (Choose the Right Credit Card)
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 on 2 July 2019.