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  1. 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 ?
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. D

    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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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 &...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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?
  11. J

    Answered 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...
  12. 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!
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. wendlle

    Status Credit Bonus Offer and Status Credit Question

    Any ideas if there is a pattern to velocity offering a Double SC promo? I need to book some flights for the family from Canberra to QLD for 2020 and I will need double SC or similar to get me over the line to getting back to Gold which would be great for our trip to the USA in 2021. Also, I...
  16. L

    Targeted QF Double Status Credit Offer. Book 28 Oct - 4 Nov 19. Fly 5 Nov 19 - 22 Oct 20

    Qantas have released another double status credit offer. It is not open to all persons. It is a targeted offer. You must receive an invite and register. 'Get ready to fly higher with double Status Credits on eligible Qantas operated flights with a QF flight number worldwide in all cabins. And...
  17. ALH

    Disappearing Status Credits

    I couldn't find a similar thread, so here goes: I'm pretty good at managing my family's Qantas Accounts and helping everyone to achieve their desired Status for the Year, so I was pretty shocked to find that I had miscalculated (or so I thought) by several hundred Status Credits for one...
  18. C

    Newbie Question

    Hi All, newbie here, question to you all, I am a gold QFF, short of 135 Status point to retain in 3 wks, any advice on how to do achive this? txs
  19. esseeeayeenn

    Premature status renewals

    My membership year ends on 30 September. Having slid from Platinum to Gold a couple of years ago after an unpleasant incident caused me to shun Qantas for a while, I was on track to regain Platinum status this year. However on or about 3 September, with 1235 status credits, and bookings for...
  20. A

    Maintaining Velocity Platinum Status

    Maintaining Velocity Platinum Status Hello All, I am a couple of months and a few too many flights off maintaining long held Platinum status with Virgin Aust. An illness has kept me grounded but will be on the move again in the new year. I just had a chat with Velocity Platinum about a...
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