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There's more to Platinum than the chance of getting to Partner Gold, but benefits for Platinum certainly are being taken away over time.
Dec 20, 2017, 01.57 PM / Qantas tightens Partner Gold rules for Platinum frequent flyers
Nice option to have but I personally prefer to order my meal onboard.
Dec 20, 2017, 12.43 PM / How to order your meal in advance on Qantas international flights
So as expected a disappointing PE product (sleep problems is a major issue), but still better than Economy.I’d love to be able to always book Business for long haul flights but that’s unrealistic.I’ll probably book Flex Economy or book PE and put in for an upgrade as late as ...
Dec 18, 2017, 01.31 PM / Qantas Boeing 787 premium economy (Melbourne-Los Angeles)
I meant refurbish the A380
Dec 17, 2017, 01.16 PM / Qantas to launch Melbourne-San Francisco flights with Boeing 787
I hope LifeTime Status Credits accrual is not affected. If it is that’ll be a much bigger concern for me. It’ll take me a lot longer to reach LTG (still a long way off) which I’m hoping to get ASAP.
Dec 17, 2017, 01.13 PM / Qantas tightens Partner Gold rules for Platinum frequent flyers
As a Platinum your chances are better than most.It's typically hard to get an accurate prediction as to the chances more than a week out.The SYD-DXB-LHR flights typically have higher loads than MEL-DXB-LHR. SYD-SIN-LHR will replace SYD-DXB-LHR, and the 787 service will fly MEL-PER-LHRWhilst MEL-D...
Jan 16, 2018, 02.20 PM / Points upgrade on QF a380 versus 787 MEL-LHR
The SIN-SYD A380 flights don't start till very late March.Your chances depend on a variety of factors including factors you've mentioned. I flew LHR-DXB-MEL last year and expected more passengers in F for the longer DXB-MEL leg but there were fewer. It's very hard to predict.A somewhat accurate g...
Jan 15, 2018, 11.10 PM / Qantas Singapore Lounge or Qantas First Class?
P1 will be informed of a successful upgrade up to 7 days before departure whereas for Platinum it's only 48 hours.In international QF Business Lounges, where there's no dedicated QF First Lounge, P1 can get champagne rather than sparkling wine.P1 can select the best seats available straight away ...
Jan 12, 2018, 02.03 PM / Platinum One vs Platinum for international travel
You should check if your travel plans may fit or be able to be adapted into doing a Round The World trip. If they will then a Round The World trip on points (140K points for economy, 280K points for Business, 420K points for First) could offer you much better value.
Jan 07, 2018, 08.56 AM / Qantas Flights using points!
It must be both booked with the QF flight number (i.e. QF marketed) and operated by QF for you to be able to upgrade using QANTAS points.
Jan 04, 2018, 02.57 PM / Qantas Business Class Upgrade