This week one member reveals why they abandoned their loyalty to Qantas. After years of successive frequent flyer program devaluations, this member felt like their loyalty was no longer a two-way street. The loss of Any Seat Awards, reductions in earning rates on oneworld airlines and a loss of anytime lounge access all contributed to this member's reasons for jumping … [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.
You've worked hard to build a healthy Qantas point balance, but what is the best way to spend them? This week our members share their tips and strategies to gain maximum value from your points. Premium cabin upgrades and reward flights, especially on long-haul international flights, are some of the best value, and most popular Qantas redemptions. Although getting an award … [Read more...]
International Business class flights are one of the most popular, yet elusive ways to spend Qantas points. Reward flights are limited, but the ultimate points redemption is still well within reach! The trick to scoring the perfect reward flights is thorough forward-planning. This is because most of the reward seats are taken almost a year in advance. This week, our … [Read more...]
Elite airline status is something we all seek. Benefits such as free airport lounge access, increased baggage allowance, access to better seats, and priority check-in can make all the difference between an average flight and something really memorable. In general, you can only obtain elite status by accumulating status credits. And, unlike frequent flyer points which can be … [Read more...]
The security of Qantas Frequent Flyer accounts is being questioned this week after a member's account was hacked. Almost 50,000 points were stolen. The member's private information would have also been compromised. Having somehow managed to obtain this member's PIN number, the hacker redeemed over 30,000 points worth of Myer gift vouchers. After spotting the fraudulent … [Read more...]