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  1. Mattg

    Bonus points & SCs on QF credit card transfers during November 2020

    Right as Velocity launches its own offer, Qantas is giving up to 25% bonus points and up to 150 status credits on transfers from credit card reward programs (i.e. Amex Ascent Premium) this month. https://www.qantas.com/au/en/frequent-flyer/member-specials/transfer-your-points.html
  2. Mattg

    Velocity cuts points, lounge access & upgrades on some partner airlines

    Velocity Frequent Flyer has issued a "program update" relating to airline partners. Bizarrely, the page states "effective September 2020" even though these changes were only announced on 14 October...
  3. Mattg

    Qantas status credits with luxury hotel offers

    Further to today's announcement about Qantas gifting status credits and providing StatusKeeper(TM) payments to members (see Qantas Status Credits Boost), there was also a mention of earning status credits with selected luxury hotel offers. I thought I would start a dedicated thread for...
  4. L

    QF Western Australia status credit run

    Gidday team, The screws are tightening thanks to good ol Victoria. I need the best Western Australian, departing from PER, status run please. Chasing 65 SC, easier to do a round trip using multiple cities or stay the night. Thoughts?
  5. Mattg

    Double Status Credits on QF SYD-BNK flights [Book 18-24 June 2020]

    Qantas has a new Double Status Credits offer available on Qantas-operated flights between Sydney (SYD) and Ballina (BNK), for travel between 1 July and 31 August 2020. Book by 11.59pm on 24 June 2020. It's an open offer for all Australian residents. You just have to register on the Qantas...
  6. Traveller_Dude

    Qantas Status Run refund/postpone/re-ticket

    Hi Sexy People I Booked my FIRST Status run (yay) at the end of July during the status run promo earlier this year, It was through Flight Centre who have now spoken with Qantas FF team about my situation. If Qantas reissue the ticket outside the "promo period" then it will be deemed a normal...
  7. R

    Status credit flight? To fly or not to fly

    Hi Can anyone tell me, do you have to take the flight to get QF points . I have a MEL-SYD return booked with double status credits. I need the SC to make it to Gold but don't really want to fly . Do I get the points if I don't board the flight ?
  8. ozstamps

    Virgin Australia launches 'coronavirus status extension' plan

    https://www.qantas.com/au/en/frequent-flyer/status-and-clubs/status/status-extension.html Interesting thing I noted this evening due to virus cutting out much travel. Can't imagine Virgin cannot do the same right now. Virgin seem totally missing in action in the past week or two, with any...
  9. H

    Query Qantas honouring double status credit deals with Covid 19 rainchecks

    We have a number of Qantas international flights booked for August through October, all made under the recent double status credit deal. Qantas is now offering rain checks but says nothing about peripheral contractual conditions of the fares. Similarly, if it is impossible to use a rain check...
  10. dylarr

    Updated 'Your Bookings' page - see Status Credit earn of upcoming flights

    Noticed the My Bookings page on the Qantas website seems to have been updated with a (welcome) enhancement in the last few hours. Each flight now displays the amount of QFF points and Status Credits that will be earned. There is also a tally at the bottom that is based on all of your upcoming...
  11. R

    Status pause during coronavirus

    Well looks like my plan to keep my platinum status a sprung a leak given the latest cornavirus issues. Sydney to Japan flight all booked months in advanced now either I may need to cancel or amend the booking dates which then causes issues since I need another 2 sectors. It would be very nice...
  12. Mattg

    TAP Air Portugal *A status match challenge

    TAP Portugal (a Star Alliance member) is offering a status match challenge to people that already have elite status with another airline outside of Star Alliance. Could be another shortcut to Star Alliance status (in addition to the existing TK and UA status matches). Oneworld Sapphire &...
  13. sudoer

    Multi-leg QFF Points & SC Calculator

    Many of you would be aware that the QFF points and status credit calculator was overhauled in late January with a slew of 'enhancements' in true Qantas style. Most notably, the new calculator is slower and less intuitive than the one it replaced, and no longer offers calculation of multi-city...
  14. L

    Global Qantas Double Status Credits Offer (Book 20-26 Feb 2020; Fly: 28 Feb 2020-14 Feb 2021)

    Massive DSC offer to boost demand following Corona Virus: https://www.qantasnewsroom.com.au/media-releases/qantas-and-jetstar-cut-flights-in-response-to-coronavirus/#_ftn1 Full terms and conditions: Link...
  15. sudoer

    'Enhanced' QF status credit calculator

    SC calculator has been revamped/merged with classic award/upgrade calculators: Qantas Points Calculators | Frequent Flyer Personally I dislike it - you can no longer string multiple legs together and see a total SC count. The one positive change is the "what you need to know" section which has...
  16. B

    Status Run: SYD-DPS-SYD

    Trying to look at doing the “famous” J SYD-DPS-SYD status run (with flights from MEL as well) looking on the QF website it won’t let me arrive and depart on the same day. (Ie. only stay in DPS for 1.5hrs). how have people gotten around this?
  17. J

    Qantas status credit renewal/ expiry

    Hi everyone, could I please get confirmation that my understanding of Qantas status renewal/ expiry is correct. Currently my status total says I need to earn xxx more status credits to attain the next level of status Before Monday 30 November 2020. Now if I have a flight on Monday 30...
  18. B

    50% more Status Credits on Qantas flights [Targeted?]

    Just received this email: Guess I'll book a few flights for work after Christmas... I also have more potential flights in January but don't think I can lock any of them in until after New Years unfortunately!
  19. 8

    Collection qantas status credit and points through oneworld flights

    I have recently flown to uk with Qatar and I'm flying there again in january with Emirates, both with One world. I have been told by qantas that I'm unable to receive and credits or points because my flights are with a certain subcategory. Qantas websites says eligible for both credits and...
  20. T

    QF Status Credit earn on Qatar in J out of Northern Europe

    Hi all. Hoping someone has a recent experience that can clear up a contradiction on the QF website for me. I'm looking at some J fares out of Oslo and Stockholm next year that are very attractive. The QF earning calculator says J from Oslo or Stockholm to Doha earns 30 SC, but the partner...