8 January 2019

Training Program Updates

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

Change to Velocity-KrisFlyer transfer rates

As of 1 January 2019, the rate at which Virgin Australia Velocity points can be transferred to/from Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer has increased from 1.35:1 to 1.55:1. Updated Unit 2.2.3 (Transferring Velocity Points to KrisFlyer).

From 1 January, Virgin Australia also began levying carrier charges on Velocity Reward Seat bookings. Updated Unit 2.2.2 (Redeem Velocity Points).

Priority Pass Price Increase

Priority Pass increased its fees in November 2018. Unit 8.2.2 (Priority Pass) was updated at the time.

New Commonwealth Bank Awards transfer partner

As of 5 November 2018, it’s now possible to transfer CommBank Awards points to Cathay Pacific Asia Miles. Updated Unit 3.2.2 (Complete Overview of Credit Card Programs).

Status match updates

We’ve updated the list of current status matches to include recent matches available through LATAM Airlines and Virgin Australia. Updated Unit 8.1.3 (Status Matches).

China Southern has left SkyTeam

As of 1 January 2019, China Southern is no longer a part of the SkyTeam alliance. Updated Unit 1.1.3 (Airline Alliances).

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 has been updated now for January 2019.