Qantas flight credit vouchers have just become more flexible, with Qantas extending their validity by one year and allowing vouchers to be redeemed for multiple trips. Qantas flight credits issued due to COVID-19 cancellations were previously valid until 31 December 2021. But flight credits may now be redeemed until 31 December 2022, for travel up to the same date. The … [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.
It is possible to buy Qantas points. While not great value, buying points is useful if you are just short of frequent flyer points needed for an upgrade or award flight.
To celebrate the launch of flights to Ballina, Qantas is now offering double status credits on its new route from Sydney to Ballina (BNK), which is a short drive from Byron Bay. Until 11.59pm on 24 June 2020, you can earn double Qantas Frequent Flyer status credits for booking any Qantas flight on the Sydney-Ballina route. To earn double status credits, you'll need to travel … [Read more...]
Qantas has now cancelled most of its scheduled international flights, except some flights to New Zealand, until 24 October 2020. It comes as Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham indicates normal international travel may not resume until 2021. Meanwhile, the Queensland government plans to start billing returning international travellers for their … [Read more...]
Qantas and Jetstar recently implemented their new "Fly Well" program on all flights. Since 12 June, all passengers are being offered face masks and hand sanitiser. But social distancing is no longer being applied to seat selection. The Qantas Fly Well program includes a range of new and existing health measures both pre-flight and on board. You can read about the full range … [Read more...]
Qantas and Jetstar will triple the amount of domestic and regional flights being operated around Australia by the end of June, taking the airlines' domestic schedules from 5% to 15% of pre-coronavirus capacity. As well as increasing frequencies on most existing routes that are still being operated, Qantas and Jetstar will soon resume flights on 9 new domestic … [Read more...]