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Converting QFF points to rewards?

Discussion in 'Your Questions' started by Warks, Jul 18, 2005.

  1. Warks

    Warks Established Member

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    Some time back I received some info from QFF regarding converting points to rewards like you can with credit card points. I can't find the info anywhere due to a move and I can't find it on the QFF website (maybe I'm thick or I imagined it). My better half has some points that are about to expire (end of July) and would rather use them for something other than flying.
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    Can anyone point me in the right direction?
     
  2. dajop

    dajop Senior Member

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  3. Warks

    Warks Established Member

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    Thanks dajop. It's not exactly what I thought it was. I thought you could redeem QFF points for $100 Myer vouchers for example. This is only "points plus pay" as far as I can see and really it just seems like you pay more than you need to then get a discount using a small number of points to bring it back to the price you'd pay in a shop anyway. Not much of a deal is it?
     
  4. icarus

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    No; it's a horrible deal. Any of those "points plus pay" purchases are things you ought to be able to get for the "pay" price or less just by shopping around a bit.

    If you're really stuck, and it's a question of "using or losing", and you don't want to travel, you could think about using the points to book a night or two in a nice hotel - those awards have no "pay" component and range from 25K points to 45K points per night. The other alternative is a day's car rental from Hertz for 20K points, but it's only up to a Commodore class, so not very exciting. (They should let you cash in twice as many points and hire a roadster or something for a day!)

    As far as I can work out those are the only non-flight awards without any extra payment required.
     
  5. arun

    arun Member

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    Why don't you get a family transfer done to your account?
     


  6. Warks

    Warks Established Member

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    Yep that's what I did! See the other thread about getting a PIN.
     
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