Being charged return FF points for a One Way Ticket

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  1. maple

    maple Newbie

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    Has anyone come across a way to get around the recent change in rules by both AirNZ and Qantas to charge a customer the return points cost for a one way fare.

    Have tried to book a one way Melbourne - Christchurch flight - which use to be 15,000 point. Since November last year it's now 30,000 - the cost of a return flight.

    Any ideas????
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  2. shillard

    shillard Guest


    Sure, buy a one-way cheapy on the net for $$$$$.

    What's the problem? The T&C are pretty clear on this point.
     
  3. maple

    maple Newbie

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    Problem is that it's the week before Christmas and cheapies don't exist. Shame about the rule change as I had successfully booked one way tickets before for half the return fare.
     
  4. shillard

    shillard Guest

    Swings & roundabouts, mate. Before you got a one-way award for half the points, but you didn't get a minimum 1,000 points per flight.

    1,000 points instead of 88 points for NTL-SYD sounds sweet to me.
     
  5. dajop

    dajop Senior Member

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    Simple get a return fare (returning at some date in the future) & get a cheapie one way fare to return from that trip!
     
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