Qantas or Emirates points? where to credit

Status
Not open for further replies.

womble123

Junior Member
Joined
Feb 18, 2008
Messages
24
Points
0
Hi,
I'm flying three family members economy return from Dublin to Sydney on Emirates at Christmas and they are giving me the FF points accrued (I'm paying for the flights). Where would you advise crediting them? I have no status but have quite a few Qantas FF points already.

thanks.
 

dmitri

Active Member
Joined
Feb 11, 2014
Messages
524
Points
295
How many Qf points do you currently have? You should check what you have now and what flight it could get you (economy or business ticket) and see if your family member points will get you enough for a first class ticket. Also depends if you want to fly alone or take the wife/husband/GF/mistress.
 

dajop

Enthusiast
Joined
Jul 1, 2002
Messages
13,037
Solutions
3
Points
1,345
Qantas is really the only option, as transfers from one family member to another are free. Emirates charge for transfers at a rate of $25USD per 1000 miles. You might as well buy a commercial fare if paying this much to transfer miles. No value there at all.
 

Mwenenzi

Established Member
Joined
May 17, 2006
Messages
1,841
Solutions
1
Points
425
Qantas
Silver Club
Is it a QF or EK flight number?
What is the booking class in economy (generic Y)?
 

dajop

Enthusiast
Joined
Jul 1, 2002
Messages
13,037
Solutions
3
Points
1,345
Is it a QF or EK flight number?
What is the booking class in economy (generic Y)?

These questions are probably irrelevant. Unless the travellers have status with Emirates, Qantas FF points earn will be the same as Skywards if on an EK code, and at least the same and possibly higher if on a QF code. Also Qantas is better full stop, because of the free transfers of miles, paying $25 to transfer 1000 miles is like paying $8k for a return J class to Europe, including taxes. Can get commercial fares better than that, without the restricted availability.
 

PlutekPlutek

Member
Joined
Jul 5, 2006
Messages
388
Points
10
Do EK flights get QF points ? I am flying EK on HKG-DXB-WAW-DXB-HKG in Y. I'm an EK Gold and no status with QF. Previously had family fly EK SYD-DXB-WAW but got little points in QFF on the dubai leg and 0 on the warsaw leg.
 
We've Increased Our Flying to 30 Destinations Across Australia. Book With Us Today. Change Your Flight, Fee-Free and As Often As You Like for Travel up to 30 Apr 22*. Contactless Check-in. Special Safety Protocols. New Cleaning Practices. Online Check-in.

AFF Supporters can remove this and all advertisements

greenfish

Active Member
Joined
Jun 8, 2011
Messages
943
Points
300
Do EK flights get QF points ? I am flying EK on HKG-DXB-WAW-DXB-HKG in Y. I'm an EK Gold and no status with QF. Previously had family fly EK SYD-DXB-WAW but got little points in QFF on the dubai leg and 0 on the warsaw leg.

Yes, see earn table below:

Emirates (EK)*BGHKLMQTUVXDiscount Economy0.50 -
ERYWEconomy1 -
CIJOBusiness125%
AFPFirst150%
Excluded: Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
* Points can only be earned on flights with an EK flight number, subject to regulatory approvals.
 

PlutekPlutek

Member
Joined
Jul 5, 2006
Messages
388
Points
10
Yes, see earn table below:

Emirates (EK)*BGHKLMQTUVXDiscount Economy0.50 -
ERYWEconomy1 -
CIJOBusiness125%
AFPFirst150%
Excluded: Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
* Points can only be earned on flights with an EK flight number, subject to regulatory approvals.

How can I get the points to credit to QF instead of EK? My flights are listed in my bookings sections in both EK and QF profiles. How can I tell which flights get credited where ?
 

Mwenenzi

Established Member
Joined
May 17, 2006
Messages
1,841
Solutions
1
Points
425
Qantas
Silver Club
How can I get the points to credit to QF instead of EK? My flights are listed in my bookings sections in both EK and QF profiles. How can I tell which flights get credited where ?
Just put your QF freq flyer number in the EK manage my booking (assuming its like QF's MMB). Or phone EK to have them change/add. However no QF sc's with an EK flight number
 

womble123

Junior Member
Joined
Feb 18, 2008
Messages
24
Points
0
Actually ended up booking with Etihad as it saved about $1000! Thanks to Daniel at Flight Centre Redfern. Miles will get put into velocity unfortunately but i'll use them to go to Bali or something.

Thanks for the responses. SC's never came into it as you can't transfer those!
 
Status
Not open for further replies.

Enhance your AFF viewing experience!

From just $6 we'll remove all advertisements so that you can enjoy a cleaner and uninterupted viewing experience.

And you'll be supporting us so that we can continue to provide this valuable resource :)


Sample AFF with no advertisements? More..
Top