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  1. futaris

    futaris Established Member

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    #2 futaris, Sep 11, 2007
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    Extra 10,000 points for 10 Days*

    Earn an extra 10,000 Frequent Flyer points* when you build your own Flight + Hotel package online in the 10 days between 12 September to 21 September 2007. Valid for travel between 1 January - 31 March 2008.

    Experience the flexibility of building your own holiday package online. You choose your flight and hotel and then book in one easy transaction. Great for city breaks, short breaks, last minute school holidays and more. Act now to earn an extra 10,000 points when booking in the next 10 days only.

    This is on top of the 1 point per $1 spent when booking flight + hotel packages on qantas.com/holidays.

    Visit qantas.com/holidays to build your holiday
    * The Qantas Holidays General Booking Conditions apply to all bookings. Valid for all new flight and hotels bookings made online between 12 September to 21 September 2007. All travel must be depart and return between 1 January to 31 March 2008. Include your Frequent Flyer number when booking. Points are paid on departure. Extra points are earned in addition to the 1 point per $1 spent on flight and hotel bookings made online with Qantas Holidays. Qantas Holidays Limited ABN 24 003 836 459. Licence no. NSW – 2TA 003 004, VIC - 31288, QLD – TAG 740, SA - TTA 48 116, WA - 9TA 510.

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    Does this mean that you can book a return flight, and cancel the hotel booking before you leave and still get 10,000 points? If the return segment was cancelled (for AUD 38.50), you could get 10,000 points for the cost of just a standard Red-E-Deal there. Thoughts?
     
  2. Hvr

    Hvr Senior Member

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    Look's like I may have a win here, the free rail trip from SYD to the city commencing 13 Oct, I'm due in at 10.40am. Limited to the first 3000 people to show their BP and FF/QC card.:D
     
  3. serfty

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    Me too, note that it's valid '"... between 13 September and 15 October 2007 ...".
     
  4. JohnK

    JohnK Veteran Member

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    It does state that cancelled bookings will not be eligible for the extra 10,000 points.

    Now if I book 3 or 4 of these do I get 10,000 bonus points for each booking. I haven't been able to find anywhere a limit on how many times the 10,000 bonus can be earned.
     
  5. v8Statesman

    v8Statesman Established Member

    As a WP I would have expected to have yhis by now. Anyone else not got it? those that do, what status are you? My NB daughters usually get it 24-36hours after me.
     
  6. futaris

    futaris Established Member

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    I am NB, and I haven't received an e-mail about this newsletter, yet. I just found the link on qantasff.qantas.net.au ... Probably a day or two till the mailout is supposed to happen. However link usually appears arund when the Award Discount Dates change...
     
  7. v8Statesman

    v8Statesman Established Member

    So no you can't
     
  8. JohnK

    JohnK Veteran Member

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    Do you mean I can only get the 10,000 bonus points once? I still don't see where it states that condition.

    What if I have 5 separate bookings with a departure to BNE 5 Jan return 6 Jan, a departure to MEL 26 Jan return 27 Jan, a departure to CBR 15 Feb return 16 Feb, a departure to HBA 2 Mar return 3 Mar and a departure to ADL 24 Mar return 25 Mar.

    In theory I should receive 10,000 bonus points with each departure as I have satisfied the conditions of booking by September 21, 2007. Oh well, I don't understand it and I am tempted booking a few of these to see what happens. I think 12,000 points is worth risking ~$350....
     
  9. serfty

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    Actually, there appears to be no limit.

    In fact it specifies: "Per Booking".

    Bookings - Hotels - 10,000 extra points with Qantas Holidays to UK or Europe

     
  10. JohnK

    JohnK Veteran Member

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    UK & Europe only? Does not include domestic?

    The terms & conditions you posted do not appear to be the same as the ones posted by futaris in post #2 above.
     
  11. futaris

    futaris Established Member

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    There are two bonuses. One for UK & Europe booking. One for others?
     
  12. Hvr

    Hvr Senior Member

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    Oh misread that one, thought it started in Oct, still I can only hope. :-|
     
  13. serfty

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    Yes there are two bonus promotions.

    the "10K for 10 days" is near the top of the wen page newsletter and the UK "10,000 extra points** with Qantas Holidays to UK or Europe" promotion is further down.

    and the 10 k for 10 days T&C mentions "Valid for all new flight and hotels bookings made online between 12 September to 21 September 2007" so I hazard a guess it's for each booking that is new and made in line with the T&C's.
     
  14. Hvr

    Hvr Senior Member

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    Well I got my free rail trip to the city, and the rail staff obviously know that we like to keep our BPs, they asked me if I wanted to keep it, yes please, so they stamped it noting that I had received the complimentary ticket.:D

    Was far quicker travelling to the city than by taxi and obviously cheaper. Happily paid for the train on the return trip.

    Yes I know that the train ticket is excessively priced compared to the regular stations but it was quick and got me there on time.
     
  15. serfty

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    Used it myself on NRL G/F day last month; they kept my BP stub; left with nothing after my MEL-SYD QF73 trip.

    I actually wanted to go to domestic first and then use the freebie from Dom to City. But when I went to buy a Int-Dom transfer ticket; these had more than doubled in price (apparently 2 months prior) and was over $12. :evil:

    So no visit to T3 QP that day; straight to city (for nix!). :-|
     
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