For reasons that will become clearer in future posts, I have to be in Bangkok by the last week of this month.
I checked my Qantas frequent flyer points* with the view to making a direct flight from Brisbane. But I discovered that for about the same number of points I could go first to somewhere I’d never been before — and I’m always up for that.
A few months ago, I almost lost all my points with Velocity, Virgin Australia’s frequent-flyer scheme. To be fair to Virgin, they gave me plenty of warning that I’d have to earn more points or redeem some to keep my account active. Continue reading Talking points