Qantas will retire its Boeing 747s from the Sydney-Santiago route, replacing them with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners from 24 June 2020 - just in time for the winter school holidays. At the same time, Qantas will ramp up its frequency on the Santiago route from four times per week to daily. The Qantas Dreamliner has 236 seats across Business, Premium Economy and Economy classes. … [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.
In general, it's possible to select your preferred seat in advance when flying on Qantas. But when flying on a QantasLink Dash 8 aircraft, you'll only be able to select a seat once online check-in opens 24 hours before the flight. Before this time, you'll only be able to nominate an aisle or window preference. So, why is this and how can you ensure a good seat on QantasLink … [Read more...]
Subtly, every aircraft is different. If you're flying in Economy on a Qantas A380, for example, your seat will be much different to a seat on a Boeing 787. So, what can you expect from your Qantas Economy class seat? And which are the best and worst seats on each different type of Qantas aircraft? This guide explains what you need to know about Qantas Economy seats, in … [Read more...]
Thanks to a current ANZ mortgage offer, it’s possible to earn 300,000 Qantas Frequent Flyer points from a single promotion. And even if you're not in the market for a mortgage, it's still possible to earn 300,000 points relatively easily by signing up for a few credit cards with generous sign-up bonus points attached. So, what exactly can you do with 300,000 Qantas points? … [Read more...]
It's now possible to book Air New Zealand domestic flights using Qantas Frequent Flyer points. Air New Zealand award seats are available to Qantas flyers on 30 domestic New Zealand routes where Qantas codeshares with the Kiwi carrier. This covers New Zealand destinations including Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Rotorua, Queenstown, Nelson and Gisborne. It is … [Read more...]