Being charged return FF points for a One Way Ticket

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  1. maple

    maple Newbie

    Jan 30, 2003
    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????

  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

    Jan 30, 2003
    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

    Jul 1, 2002
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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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