Qantas now offers its frequent flyers the option to renew their Gold or Platinum status using frequent flyer points. Normally, Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum members need to earn 1,200 status credits within a 12-month period to renew Qantas status. But if you don't quite earn enough status credits during your membership year, you can renew for 120,000 Qantas Frequent Flyer … [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.
Based in Ireland, Aer Lingus is one of the little-known Qantas partner airlines. The Irish carrier operates many flights between Ireland and the rest of Europe. It also serves a range of routes to North America, giving Qantas Frequent Flyer members another option when redeeming Qantas points for trans-Atlantic flights. Many Aer Lingus flights have both Economy and Business … [Read more...]
Listening to music is now a thing of the past when flying Qantas. The radio stations, music playlists and CD library collections have all been removed from Qantas in-flight entertainment on domestic and some international flights. Music is no longer available through the in-flight entertainment system on Qantas Boeing 737 flights. The Boeing 737s operate most domestic … [Read more...]
Many Australians save up their Qantas Frequent Flyer points in the hope of one day redeeming them for that dream flight in the pointy end of the plane. But redeeming Qantas points for a flight in Business or First Class is often an enormous challenge! The trouble is, Qantas does not release any award seats on some flights - especially on routes to Europe, South America, South … [Read more...]
A disruptive Qantas passenger has inconvenienced hundreds of people after his actions forced Qantas flight QF9 to return to Perth on Saturday night. The Boeing 787 turned back to Perth around 2 hours into the 17-hour flight bound for London. The flight, which originally departed at 6.45pm on Saturday, was then unable to take off again until 12.30pm the next day. Passengers were … [Read more...]