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Qantas disguises first class seats as $20 ‘cabin in the clouds’ on Airbnb

juddles

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You still have to pay for the return journey, and unless you are WP the chance of finding a J or F seat on the way back is slim
I understand the angle you have, but please: If I jagged a 50k x2 F trip to the USA I would happily even indulge in AA + Jetstar to return :) I know that finding award availability is limited. For most people the chance of experiencing F travel is just not reality - this promo makes it actually achievable. I would far more prefer QF to let twice the amount of lucky flyers to get half way on an extremely good deal than half get a return flight.

Maybe I am caught up in the challenge of it all. Maybe I need some crushing reality here. Paging @RooFlyer :)
 

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I understand the angle you have, but please: If I jagged a 50k x2 F trip to the USA I would happily even indulge in AA + Jetstar to return :) I know that finding award availability is limited. For most people the chance of experiencing F travel is just not reality - this promo makes it actually achievable. I would far more prefer QF to let twice the amount of lucky flyers to get half way on an extremely good deal than half get a return flight.

Maybe I am caught up in the challenge of it all. Maybe I need some crushing reality here. Paging @RooFlyer :)
I’d gladly jump on AA Y LAX-Syd for 90k +USD55 for 2 to get back home!
 

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Anyone seen or read about any new "hidden" listings appearing today?
 

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Maybe someone who has access to the P1 line and is calling for some reason might also ask QF why they are discriminating against people who travel solo.
 
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Anyone seen or read about any new "hidden" listings appearing today?
Presumably nobody here is going to search for listings on Airbnb unless they're wanting them for their own purposes so the chances of snagging freebie are about as remote as actually finding one ourselves.


Welcome to AFF. There's a wealth of information on this site outside of this thread. Info that has sometimes saved me thousands of $$
 

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There is one up on the page at the moment to Santiago on 8 Feb 2020- when you look at availability there is nothing to click on so can only assume it has been snaffled!
 

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There is one up on the page at the moment to Santiago on 8 Feb 2020- when you look at availability there is nothing to click on so can only assume it has been snaffled!
Yep, went up sometime in the last 20 minutes and already gone. I find it amusing they use business suite photos when they're actually Skybed II? (or will QF have swapped SCL to the newer hard product by then?)
 

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Before they take it down, might be a good idea to grab some of the details they are using for these listings:


Private room in plane
2 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
4 shared baths

Also, the amenities might help.
 

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Before they take it down, might be a good idea to grab some of the details they are using for these listings:
Unique private suite with bright and airy backyard. Dining, entertainment and bar options all within reach. Friendly hosts available at any hour of your stay to assist with anything you need.

The space

You found us!
You've located a Qantas Frequent Flyer secret listing.
The best place to take off on a holiday.
So what's special about this place? It's actually an opportunity to use your Qantas Points to redeem...
2 x Business Class flights (one way)
QF27 Sydney to Santiago
8 Feb 2020
Qantas Points required for this booking: 50,000
(All taxes, fees and carrier charges will be covered by Qantas.)
How to Book Your Flights: Qantas alone, and not Airbnb, will deal with all aspects of your booking and flights. Simply hit request to book and you will be charged a $20 holding fee (don’t worry, we will refund this to you once your booking is complete). Once we have received your request within 24 hours we will accept then ask you to send us your: Full Name QFF Number Mobile Number. We’ll quickly check you have enough points then one of our service agents will call you to complete your flight booking.
Check out the house rules for terms and conditions.

Amenities
Basic
Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace
A table or desk with space for a laptop and a chair that’s comfortable to work in
TV

Heating
Central heating or a heater in the listing
Essentials
Towels, bed sheets, soap, and toilet paper
Dining
Breakfast
Breakfast is provided
Kitchen
Space where guests can cook their own meals
Guest access
Private entrance
Separate street or building entrance
Private living room
Bed and bath
Hangers
Safety features
Fire extinguisher
Carbon monoxide detector
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Not included
Unavailable: Wireless Internet
Unavailable: Shampoo
Unavailable: Hair dryer
Unavailable: Washer
 

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well I guess the idea of a super low $20 deposit to snag these offers has meant that some enterprising individual is just snapping them up? might need a bit more thought.
 

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The user profile has been throwing 500 errors (internal server error usually) for about 20 minutes.

Wonder if Qantas are swapping user IDs so we have to actually search again..
 

daniella39

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Still getting those 500 error notifications here. Also tried a search for the $20 listings and limiting parameters, but nothing came up.
 

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