You've been on plenty of business trips across Australia or overseas, flying with Qantas or partner oneworld airlines like Cathay Pacific and British Airways -- and now you've got a stack of Qantas frequent flyer points to show for it. Now, how can you to make the most of them? Australian Busine...
POSTED 26 Nov, 2012 1 Comment
High-flying members of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program may have benefits they're not even aware of. During an exclusive interview with Australian Business Traveller, Qantas confirmed that it deliberately keeps some advantages for top-tier Platinum members as "unpublished", or not lis...
POSTED 1 Jul, 2011 3 Comments
Is there anything more frustrating than having plenty of Qantas Frequent Flyer points "in the bank" but not being able to get a seat on a flight when you need one? Here's how to fix that! As I outlined in Part 1 of this series Qantas Frequent Flyer Awards come in two flavours: the...
POSTED 17 Jun, 2011 2 Comments
In the first part of this series I explained the difference between Qantas' Classic Awards and Any Seat Award bookings using frequent flyer points. As a rule Classic Awards require fewer points than an Any Seat Award. But like almost all rules there are exceptions. In some situations an Any Sea...
POSTED 16 Jun, 2011 4 Comments
So you've been travelling back and forth on business trips across Australia or overseas, flying with Qantas or partner oneworld airlines like Cathay Pacific and British Airways -- and now you have a healthy frequent flyer points balance to show for it. Over the next few days I will show you how ...
POSTED 15 Jun, 2011 0 Comments
Qantas has released another Frequent Flyer points offer, with 30% off all domestic routes booked on Frequent Flyer points. This time, the deal includes business and economy tickets. The awards must be booked in the next three days -- before 20th May -- and travel dates are from 18th July to 16th...
POSTED 17 May, 2011 0 Comments
Qantas is rolling out significant changes to its Qantas Frequent Flyer program in the face of a new frequent flyer offering from Virgin Australia due in July. Silver and Gold members of the Qantas Frequent Flyer scheme can now earn more status points, while the most highly-travelled Platinum mem...
POSTED 17 May, 2011 8 Comments
Qantas will increase fuel surcharges by as much as 50% across international and domestic tickets from April 28, while also introducing fuel surcharges on frequent flyer award tickets made under its Classic Award system. Travellers from Australia to the UK and Europe will face a $290 fuel surchar...
POSTED 19 Apr, 2011 0 Comments
OK, our article today about Qantas pledging to return to being a full-service airline was just an April Fool's joke (regrettably), but this points promotion from Qantas is rock solid. Qantas is offering domestic award flights at up to 50% off the normal points required. A Melbourne-Brisbane fli...
POSTED 1 Apr, 2011 0 Comments
Australian Business Traveller reader Liam Getreu analyses whether it's better to burn your Qantas Frequent Flyer points on domestic or international flights. So, now that you've hoarded all those Qantas Frequent Flyer points, the time has come to use them. Assuming you want to spend it on flight...
POSTED 24 Mar, 2011 1 Comment
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