Travel

Qantas frequent flyer rule changes in 12 days

Qantas has reduced the fees levied on award flights, but those savings won’t fully offset the increase in points cost for premium cabin award seats and upgrades for Frequent Flyers.

The safest cities in the world to live in 2019

The report noted that Tokyo (#1) and Osaka (#3) are expected to experience shrinking populations due to low inward migration and low birthrates, a trend that will help maintain the “relative safety and order of such places.”

The most powerful passports in 2019

Over the past five years, the UAE has more than doubled the number of destinations its citizens are able to travel to without a prior visa, seeing it enter the top 20 for the first time.

Winners and losers in Qantas’ Frequent Flyers shake-up

"We know the majority of our members want to use their points to take a dream trip overseas, so we are adding more reward seats including First, Business and Premium Economy, to places like London, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Singapore as well as slashing carrier charges."