Experience First Class on an International Flight for just 54,000 Qantas points!
After some inspiration on ways to redeem your frequent flyer points? In our new weekly Points Inspiration segment, we highlight an excellent frequent flyer redemption opportunity so you can convert those hard-earned points into a memorable travel experience.
Emirates flies A380s on four routes between Australia and New Zealand. On Emirates' A380s, each First class passenger enjoys a private suite with sliding doors, as well as access to on-board showers and Emirates' famous in-flight bar! Naturally, you'll also be pampered with top-quality champagne and First class dining on board.
As one of Qantas' 25 partner airlines, Qantas points can be redeemed for Emirates flights. And at just 54,000 points to experience one of the world's best First class products, this redemption is an absolute bargain!
Finding an award seat across the ditch on Emirates is rarely a problem. There are plenty of First class award seats available most days.
If you only want to fly First class in one direction, we recommend flying from New Zealand to Australia. The flight is approximately 30 minutes longer in this direction, giving you more time to enjoy the flight. Emirates flights also depart from New Zealand in the evening, while services in the opposite direction leave early in the morning.
- Currency: Qantas Frequent Flyer points
- Airline: Emirates
- Route/s: Sydney-Auckland, Melbourne-Auckland, Brisbane-Auckland & Sydney-Christchurch
- Class of travel: First class
- Cost: 54,000 Qantas points + $73 taxes (Auckland-Sydney)
- Availability: Award seats are available on most flights if you book well in advance
- How to book: Emirates award flights can be booked using Qantas points on the Qantas website.
Do you require help using your points?
Frequent Flyer Solutions offers a personalised service that's designed to take the hard work out of redeeming your frequent flyer points!
Award Flight Assist can help you to find the perfect flights using your points. Just let the team know how many points you have and where you would like to go, and they'll prepare an itinerary for you.
Not sure yet where you'd like to go with your points? Stay tuned for more Points Inspiration articles!