Overview of Qantas Frequent Flyer Redemptions

 

You can redeem Qantas Frequent Flyer points on the ground for things like:

  • Merchandise from the Qantas Store
  • Gift cards
  • Hotel bookings
  • Car hire bookings
  • Insurance
  • Wine from Qantas Wine

But you’ll get the best value from your Qantas points by redeeming them in the air. These are the four main ways to redeem Qantas Frequent Flyer points for flights:

  • Points + Pay flights
  • Classic Flight Rewards (award flights)
  • Oneworld Classic Flight Rewards (which can be used to fly around the world)
  • Classic Upgrade Rewards (points upgrades)

In general, you’ll get much better value for your Qantas points by redeeming them for a reward flight or upgrade. This chart shows the average value of a Qantas Frequent Flyer point, depending on how it is redeemed:

Typical value of one Qantas Frequent Flyer point by redemption type
Typical value of one Qantas Frequent Flyer point by redemption type

Redeeming Qantas points for Classic Flight Rewards

If you would like to redeem your Qantas points for flights, the best value is typically to book a Classic Flight Reward.

You can redeem Qantas points to fly with any Oneworld airline:

Oneworld member airlines as of April 2021
Oneworld airlines in 2021

 

Qantas points can also be redeemed for flights on the following partner airlines:

  • Air France
  • Air New Zealand (selected domestic New Zealand routes only)
  • Air Vanuatu
  • Alaska Airlines
  • China Airlines (Australia to/from Taipei only)
  • China Eastern
  • El Al
  • Emirates
  • Fiji Airways
  • Jetstar
  • KLM
  • LATAM Airlines
  • Westjet

Qantas Frequent Flyer uses a distance-based award chart. You can view the Qantas Classic Flight Reward charts on the Qantas website.

If you’d like to fly around the world, the Oneworld Classic Flight Reward is a particularly great use of Qantas points. Read our guide to booking a Oneworld Classic Flight Reward with Qantas points for more information.

You may also like to read our guide to redeeming Qantas points effectively.

 

Learn more or get assistance with redeeming Qantas Frequent Flyer points

Frequent Flyer Solutions members have access to our comprehensive guide to redeeming Qantas points in Unit 2.1.2 of the Frequent Flyer Solutions training program. Learn more about Frequent Flyer Solutions training →

If you’d like expert, personalised assistance with redeeming Qantas Frequent Flyer points for flights, the Award Flight Assist team may be able to help.

Australian Frequent Flyer also has a Qantas Frequent Flyer discussion forum.

 

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