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Our host, David Walsh, talks frequent flyer points with some of Australia's best point hackers. The official Point Hacks podcast.

Our host, David Walsh, talks frequent flyer points with some of Australia's best point hackers. The official Point Hacks podcast.




Our host, David Walsh, talks frequent flyer points with some of Australia's best point hackers. The official Point Hacks podcast.




Ep 10 - Q & A with the Managing Editor of Point Hacks (w/ Daniel Sciberras) - Point Hacks

What are your burning questions about the frequent flyer game? On the last episode of Season 1, we asked the Point Hacks audience what they’d like to ask our Managing Editor, Daniel Sciberras. From tools, status and the age old Qantas versus Velocity question, Daniel answers all.


Ep 9 - What to tell a Frequent Flyer Beginner and Redemption Strategies (w/ Keith Mason) - Point Hacks

We’ve got Keith Mason, founder of Point Hacks, back on the podcast and we’re talking about Beginners and Redemption Strategies. This is a great episode if you’re a beginner yourself or if you have friends that ask you how to get started in the points game. In the second half of the podcast we take a dive into Keith’s methods for redeeming flights, definitely worth a listen.


Ep 8 - A Game of Thrones, the best Business Class seats (w/ Matt Moffitt) - Point Hacks

The team at Point Hacks travel a lot and have been fortunate enough to test out many Business Class seats. On this episode, Matt Moffitt and I run through the best seats you should be aiming for with your Frequent Flyer points redemptions.


Ep 7 - Hotel, Motel, Holiday Inn. Talking about the world of Hotel Points (w/ Daniel Sciberras) - Point Hacks

Australians are points crazy, but mainly with Frequent Flyer points. There’s a whole world of hotel points that goes relatively unnoticed in comparison. Point Hacks Managing Editor, Daniel Sciberras is back to talk about how to get the most out of hotel points.


Ep 6 - Using points to fly with your family (w/ Keith Mason) - Point Hacks

Point Hacks founder, Keith Mason, is back again and on this episode we’re talking travel with family. We’ll be diving into how Keith travels with his family using points, how your priorities can change when booking a seat, as well as tips & hacks to look out for.


Ep 5 - How a newbie scored First Class (w/ Kane Richards) - Point Hacks

How do you go from having close to 0 Frequent Flyer points in your account to booking a trip with 2 Business and 1 First Class flights just over a year later? A good friend of mine, Kane Richards, joins me today to talk about how he did just that and what he learned from the process. It's worth noting that the flights we discuss were booked prior to the Qantas Frequent Flyer changes that came into effect in September 2019 and at the time of recording, BP's switch to Qantas had only just been...


Ep 4 - When flying with Points goes horribly wrong (w/ Edward Alder) - Point Hacks

What do you do when you’ve booked a massive family trip to Europe using points and things start to fall apart? Edward Alder, who’s joining us today, found out the answer to that question first hand. It’s a pretty insane story.


Ep 3 - Amazing use of points, Round the World with oneworld (w/ Daniel Sciberras) - Point Hacks

The Managing Editor of Point Hacks, Daniel Sciberras, joins us today. We’ll be discussing one of the best value points redemptions you can make… a oneworld round the world booking. This can be done in Economy, Business or First class using your qantas points. Daniel covers all of the details, routes he's flown, and how you can book a trip yourself.


Ep 2 - Living as a digital nomad and flying in style (w/ Matt Moffitt) - Point Hacks

Imagine travelling the world, working from exotic locations and flying in more business and first class seats than you can count. Well that’s exactly what Matt Moffitt, a Senior Writer for Point Hacks, did for over a year! Today I’m talking to Matt about his time as a digital nomad including the ups, downs and tips if you want to do the same.


Ep 1 - The story of Point Hacks (w/ Keith Mason) - Point Hacks

In the very first episode of Points of View we talk to Keith Mason, founder of the Point Hacks website. Point Hacks started in 2011 and has grown into Australia's top website to help people earn the most points that can meet their travel goals. We also dive into how Keith got into the world of Frequent Flyer points, how Point Hacks came to be, and some of his most memorable Business and First Class redemptions.