Upgrading non-upgradable Qantas fares using points

"On rare occasions QF may do promotions allowing for upgrade requests to be made for normally non-upgradable fares. However where your employer books your fares taking advantage of such a promo would be difficult.Book upgradable fares or if you can’t or won’t be content to know you&#..."

1 day, 10 hours ago

Status match Qantas to Qatar

"OneWorld partners don’t status match each other, I think."

1 day, 14 hours ago

Australian Business Traveller is becoming 'Executive Traveller'

"Originally Posted by AsiaBizTraveller This is great news, AusBT already has the best content on CX and SQ which appeals heavily to me, bring on more from around the world! David, does this mean you will be hiring writers based in Asia? See the FAQ linked to in the opening post of the thread. Tha..."

2 days, 3 hours ago

Sudden high volume of blocked seats on QF

"Popular flight?Has your status dropped? What status do you have?"

1 week ago

Qantas DSC and 50% More SC, targeted promo

"For me no Sale fares would be a down sell. If I’m not buying Business Sale fares I’m not going to stretch to getting Business Saver or Flex fares and would probably go for Flex Economy and try for an upgrade if I couldn’t find Business classic reward seats."

1 week, 4 days ago

Qantas DSC and 50% More SC, targeted promo

"Yes, some have, but not me."

2 weeks ago

Hobart Terminal Redevelopment

"Originally Posted by Red Cee Would like to see aero bridges. Hobart’s Weather can be quite unpleasant when walking in the rain. That would be nice but unfortunately from the news articles I've read aerobridges aren't planned."

2 weeks, 1 day ago

420 Status Credit Points vs $650 price difference

"420 SC is 3% of the total needed for LifeTime Gold. So it would certainly help with progressing towards that goal but you would need to do a lot of other travel to get there."

3 weeks, 1 day ago

Qantas Frequent Flyer and Qantas Club membership

"Furthermore QANTAS Gold provides lounge access in more situations than QANTAS Club would. As a QF Gold Member one could fly BA economy on a BA flight number and get lounge access whereas as a QANTAS Club member one wouldn’t."

1 month ago

Switching allegiances?

"QC Membership is much more restrictive on when you can access a lounge than having QF Gold status. Switching to another airline’s FF program may well be best for you."

1 month, 2 days ago

Qantas Airbus A380 Refits - update?

"The planes tend to get rotated between multiple routes to avoid leaving them on the ground too long so I expect the first refurbished plane would be used on multiple routes. QF needs 3x A380 to run SYD-LHR flights so even if it was used exclusively on that route there would only be a 1 in 3 chanc..."

1 month, 3 days ago

Qantas Classic Reward Business/First availability to Europe

"February is a bit late to look for September flights. You should have been looking late last year for those flights.Reward seats would be hard to come by with the school holiday period. When demand is high for revenue fares there’s less reason to release reward seats.Of course seats can be..."

2 months, 1 day ago

P1 upgrade guarantee

"People used to fly on QF9 MEL-DXB-LHR for the higher upgrade chance and the evening departure out of MEL suited some of them better too.Now that MEL-SIN-LHR involves connecting to QF1 in SIN the upgrade chances would be pretty bad flying from MEL too. "

2 months, 4 days ago

QF Double Status Credit offer out soon?

"Are you sure that it was DSC? 50% bonus offers go out targeted, though sometimes DSC does too.QF does do targeted offers sometimes and sometimes offers open to everyone. They do like to change up the dates from year to year so that you can't anticipate exactly when the offers are going to land. I..."

2 months, 2 weeks, 4 days ago

QF flight cancellation resulting in earning less Status Credits.

"It seems to me that you booked MEL-SYD-CNS which earns less than what you've been rebooked onto MEL-BNE-CNS so I don't think that 'original routing credit' would help.Wait and see what credits to your QFF activity statement."

2 months, 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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