Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park review

The Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park offers large and beautifully decorated rooms in a convenient location in Sydney with somewhat limited views of Hyde Park depending on the floor. Continue reading Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park review

Accor introduces Diamond status and Suite Night Upgrades with Accor Live Limitless

Details have emerged of Accor’s new loyalty program – Accor Live Limitless (ALL) – that was announced last week. The new program, which will replace Le Club later this year, will introduce a new Diamond status tier along with Suite Night Upgrades. Continue reading Accor introduces Diamond status and Suite Night Upgrades with Accor Live Limitless

ANZ Rewards Travel Adventures card review

The ANZ Rewards Travel Adventures credit card is currently offering new applicants 80k bonus Velocity Points after spending $1500 on the card in the first 3 months, along with the following features: 1.5 Rewards Points (0.75 Velocity Points) for each $1 spent per statement period up to $2000, and then 0.5 Rewards Points (0.25 Velocity Points) above $2000 each statement period Complementary return domestic flight … Continue reading ANZ Rewards Travel Adventures card review

Is it worth chasing Marriott Bonvoy Gold status?

In the past 3 years I have averaged around 28 nights per year in hotel rooms spread across mostly independent hotels, with some Hilton, SPG and Accor properties thrown in the mix. Up until now, I’ve never fully committed to any hotel loyalty programme and instead have booked with hotel websites directly or via Hotels.com. Staying around 30 nights per year with one chain would … Continue reading Is it worth chasing Marriott Bonvoy Gold status?

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer vs Velocity Frequent Flyer for Australian travellers

If you’re travelling regularly on domestic flights within Australia with Virgin Australia and taking some international trips with their partner Singapore Airlines, you may be wondering which is the better frequent flyer program to pick: Velocity Frequent Flyer or KrisFlyer. Well, both are solid programs and your selection will likely depend on your circumstances and preferences. We plan to explore the key differences between the … Continue reading Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer vs Velocity Frequent Flyer for Australian travellers