Qantas and Virgin Australia have both been forced to close their domestic airport lounges today due to new government-mandated COVID-19 measures. All Qantas-operated lounges worldwide, including Qantas Clubs and Qantas Business Lounges, closed at midday today. Qantas says that it is working through options for Qantas Club members that are impacted by the lounge … [Read more...]
The Qantas Club is easily the most common airport lounge in Australia. Australian frequent flyers are always looking for information about the Qantas Club, and how to obtain a Qantas Club discount.
Qantas will close all international airport lounges, and some domestic Qantas Club lounges, following the grounding of international flights and significant cuts to domestic flights within Australia. Qantas will also suspend access to all international partner airline lounges and close its invitation-only Chairmans Lounges. The Qantas lounge closures include the popular … [Read more...]
Qantas has finally launched its much-anticipated Qantas Points Club, which offers benefits to "frequent buyers". Qantas Frequent Flyer members that earn at least 150,000 points per membership year will automatically receive Qantas Points Club status. In addition, Qantas Points Club Plus membership can be reached by earning 350,000 points per year. Most of these points … [Read more...]
Qantas will temporarily close its brand new Singapore First Lounge from next month. The closure is expected to last from 20 April until mid-September 2020, although it could be reduced or extended depending on how the COVID-19 situation evolves. The Qantas First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport only opened in late 2019. It's currently less than four months old. The … [Read more...]
The Australian credit card market is a competitive space. So, many banks offer additional benefits to cardholders as an enticement to sign up. These include complimentary travel insurance, bonus credit card sign-up points and even free flights. Another benefit offered with some credit cards is airport lounge access. Around a dozen Australian credit cards offer a couple of … [Read more...]