The Qantas Oneworld Award is one of the best uses of Qantas Frequent Flyer points. For a fixed amount of Qantas points, it's possible to fly around the world with up to 5 stopovers! Qantas' Oneworld Classic Flight Reward, as it's officially known, can be used to fly up to 35,000 miles on any Oneworld airlines. It's available in Economy, Premium Economy, Business and First … [Read more...]
Qantas and it's frequent flyer program are popular topics at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Qantas is Australia's national carrier, and has Jetstar as a subsidiary. The Qantas Frequent Flyer program is easily Australia's largest loyalty program.
The best use of Qantas frequent flyer points is to upgrade to a higher cabin class. Read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points for more information.
Qantas used to award frequent flyer points and status credits at one standard rate based on the distance you’re flying and your class of travel. This would be the same rate when flying with Qantas or any Qantas partner airline. But this all changed a few years ago. Qantas now punishes its frequent flyers with a significantly reduced earn rate of Qantas points and status … [Read more...]
Redeeming Qantas points for travel to Hawaii is notoriously difficult. Qantas does not generally release any premium cabin awards on its flights between Sydney and Honolulu. This leaves partner airlines like Jetstar, Fiji Airways and Japan Airlines as the only option for those looking to redeem their Qantas points for Business Class flights. But there's now some good news! … [Read more...]
Qantas will start using Boeing 747s on domestic flights from the end of this month. The jumbo jet will serve the trans-continental Sydney-Perth route and some lucky Qantas frequent flyers will be able to score a free upgrade to a Premium Economy seat! The first Sydney-Perth Boeing 747 flight will be QF581 on 30 July 2018. (If you're interested, this flight does have both … [Read more...]
It is now possible to buy Qantas points on the Qantas website. The airline has also slightly increased the amount of top-up Qantas points that members can purchase. While it has already been possible to buy Qantas points for some time, it previously required a call to the Qantas Frequent Flyer Service Centre. This is no longer necessary as Qantas points can now be purchased … [Read more...]