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  1. P

    Qantas double credits promotion fail and general customer service

    Hi, This is more a failure on my part but I just needed to rant a lil:p I'm a Qantas platinum member and tbh given the way Covid has been for my work, even with any points assistance it's going to be pretty difficult for me to maintain it. Still wanting to give it a red hot go, I was actually...
  2. A

    Christmas trip - book now or wait for status credit promotion?

    I am planning to go on a interstate trip with my family during Christmas period this year. I am keen to maximise the status credit of this trip. What is the likelihood that there will be any double status credit promotion before Christmas? Or should I just book now? Any suggestion welcome!
  3. Mattg

    Emirates extends Skywards tier status until 2022

    Emirates is giving a second year of tier status extensions to all Skywards members with status due to expire in 2021. This will now be extended by 12 months to 2022. https://www.emirates.com/au/english/skywards/retain-your-emirates-skywards-status/
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    50 Status Credit Qantas Insurance Posted?

    Hi All, Did anyone take up the 50 status credit offer with Qantas Insurance? My points have posted, but not the status credits. Has anyone received them yet? I thought both the points and status would credit on day 60. Thank you
  5. A

    Status credits for family

    Hi everyone. New to the forums, greetings to all. I've already been helped out quite a bit by reading up on various stuff from here and it was time to register an account. I have one questions which has bothered me. I organised a couple of overseas trips with my father a couple of years...
  6. P

    Earning status credits via credit cards

    Hi there, I was wondering whether anyone knows what date Qantas consider status credits to be earned - when they are earned via a credit card promotion. Based on this example, do Qantas consider the status credits to be earned on 7 December or 10 December? Many thanks in advance.
  7. support

    FF Solutions Webinar – Maximising Status Credits to Travel Better

    I know that many of you are enjoying Matt's AFF on Air podcasts. As you probably know this is a free service available to all our members. But did you know that Matt also conducts regular webinars over at Frequent Flyer Solutions, our sister website. Status credits are the key to upgrading your...
  8. 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
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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?
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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 ?
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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 &...
  20. 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...
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