If you've ever tried to make a complex booking using the multi-city booking tool on the Qantas website, you've probably encountered some of the many error messages that it often displays. The Qantas website's multi-city booking tool can handle most simple itineraries with ease. But if you're trying to book something complicated, such as a Oneworld Classic Flight Reward, the … [Read more...]
Award Availability is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. The ongoing challenge is to find an award ticket on the flight you want and when you want it.
Promotions, such as the Qantas double status credits offer tends to reduce award availability.
It's relatively common knowledge on AFF that Qantas releases Classic Flight Reward seats on its own flights from 353 days prior to departure. But unless you have Gold, Platinum or Platinum One status with Qantas Frequent Flyer, you may not get full access to premium cabin awards on Qantas long-haul flights until much later. For years, Qantas has given priority access to the … [Read more...]
Want to redeem your Qantas Frequent Flyer points to fly to the USA in First class? This could be your opportunity! First class award availability on Qantas flights QF7 and QF8 between Sydney and Dallas/Fort Worth is surprisingly open at the moment. We've found Classic Flight Reward seats available in First class throughout 2020, with seats available even during the July and … [Read more...]
When redeeming Velocity Frequent Flyer points for Virgin Australia flights, you'll need to pay a "carrier charge" in addition to the points required for a reward seat. This surcharge was initially introduced from 1 January 2019, and was recently increased on 8 January 2020. In addition to Virgin Australia flights, Velocity carrier charges are added to Delta reward seat … [Read more...]
Located around 600km off the coast of New South Wales, Lord Howe Island is a terrific and unique holiday destination. As well as great snorkelling and hiking, this idyllic island offers a relaxing place to unwind. Flights from Sydney, Brisbane and Port Macquarie to Lord Howe Island with QantasLink are usually very expensive. This is why redeeming Qantas points to fly to Lord … [Read more...]