Qantas Frequent Flyer Information


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Qantas Frequent Flyer 

Qantas Frequent Flyer information is sometimes difficult to source.  This program is one of the largest and we will help demystify it!

The Qantas Frequent Flyer (QFF) program is the reward program for Qantas.  Qantas is the largest network in Australia and also has the largest Frequent Flyer Program, with more partners you can earn points anywhere in the world and also take advantage of lounge facilities almost anywhere.  Having so many partners makes it more difficult in selecting who to use when travelling and we will continue to provide tips into how to navigate the program.

There are many ways to take advantage of the Qantas program and we will continue to add information to this site.  We will cover things such as earn and burn strategies, news that may impact the points value and partners special offers.

Should there ever be any missing information please don’t hesitate to contact us here at Clever Voyage or email us at info@clevervoyage.com

Qantas Frequent Flyer Information – Main alliance partners

American AirlinesairberlinBritish AirwaysCathay PacificDragonairFinnairIberiaJapan AirlinesLANMalaysia AirlinesQatarRoyal JordanianS7SriLankan AirlinesTAM

Qantas and Jetstar Airlines
Frequent Flyer Categories
Between And What you’ll earn one way (Base Rate) Discount Economy Economy Flexible Economy Premium Economy Flexible Premium Economy Business Flexible Business First
Jetstar Domestic New Zealand
Minimum Points Guarantee
~
Qantas Points 400 800 1,200
Jetstar Domestic New Zealand Qantas Points 300~ 450~ 600~  –  –  –  –  –
Status Credits  – 10 20  –  –  –  –  –
All other Qantas and Jetstar Flights
(Excluding Jetstar Domestic New Zealand)
Minimum Points Guarantee
§
Qantas Points 800 800  1,200  1,200  1,200  1,400  1,400  1,400
Domestic Australia Short Flights Qantas Points 400§ 400§ 600§ 900§ 1,000§ 1,400 1,600 1,800
Status Credits 10 10 20 20 20 40 45 60
Domestic Australia Medium Flights Qantas Points 700§ 700§ 1,100§ 1,400 1,550 2,100 2,350 2,800
Status Credits 15 15 30 30 30 60 70 90
Domestic Australia Long Flights Qantas Points 1,450 1,450 2,200 2,700 2,900 3,300 3,600 4,400
Status Credits 20 20 40 40 40 80 95 120
East Coast Australia New Zealand Qantas Points 1,000 1,375 1,750 2,125 2,300 2,500 2,875 3,250
Status Credits 20 25 40 40 50 80 90 120
East Coast USA West Coast USA Qantas Points 1,300 1,950 2,600 3,250 3,600 3,900 4,500 5,200
Status Credits 20 25 40 40 50 80 90 120
North West Australia South East Asia Qantas Points 1,450 1,825 2,200 2,700 2,900 3,300 3,600 4,400
Status Credits 20 25 40 40 50 80 90 120
Dubai UK / Europe, South East Asia or North Africa Qantas Points 1,700 2,550 3,400 4,250 4,600 5,100 5,950 6,800
Status Credits 25 35 50 50 60 100 110 150
North West Australia North East Asia Qantas Points 2,500 3,750 5,000 6,250 6,900 7,500 8,750 10,000
Status Credits 30 40 60 60 70 120 135 180
East Coast Australia North East or South East Asia Qantas Points 2,600 3,900 5,200 6,500 7,200 7,800 9,100 10,400
Status Credits 30 40 60 60 70 120 135 180
North West Australia Dubai or South Africa Qantas Points 3,000 4,500 6,000 7,500 8,250 9,000 10,500 12,000
Status Credits 35 45 70 70 80 140 160 210
East Coast Australia Hono- lulu Qantas Points 3,000 4,500 6,000 7,500 8,250 9,000 10,500 12,000
Status Credits 35 45 70 70 80 140 160 210
UK / Europe North East or South East Asia Qantas Points 3,600 5,400 7,200 9,000 9,800 10,800 12,600 14,400
Status Credits 40 55 80 80 90 160 175 240
Australia South Africa or South America Qantas Points 3,750 5,625 7,500 9,375 10,300 11,250 13,125 15,000
Status Credits 40 55 80 80 90 160 175 240
East Coast Australia West Coast USA or Dubai Qantas Points 4,500 6,750 9,000 11,250 12,400 13,500 15,750 18,000
Status Credits 45 60 90 90 115 180 200 270
Australia UK / Europe or East Coast USA Qantas Points 6,200 9,300 12,400 15,500 17,000 18,600 21,700 24,800
Status Credits 70 95 140 140 160 280 310 420
All other Qantas and Jetstar Flights, including Codeshare Services
Short international flights including intra-USA, intra-New Zealand, and intra-Japan Qantas Points 300§ 450§ 600§ 750§ 850§ 900§ 1,050§ 1,200§
Status Credits 10 10 20 20 20 40 40 40
Mid-range international flights including those between East Coast Australia and Papua New Guinea, Thailand and Singapore, and Australia and New Caledonia Qantas Points 550§ 850 1,100§ 1,350 1,500 1,650 1,950 2,200
Status Credits 15 15 30 30 30 60 70 90
Mid-range international flights including those between Australia and South Pacific/Papua New Guinea, and intra-USA Qantas Points 1,100 1,650 2,200 2,750 3,050 3,300 3,850 4,400
Status Credits 20 25 40 40 40 80 95 120
Longer international flights including those between Singapore and Japan, New Zealand and Tahiti, and Hawaii and West Coast USA Qantas Points 1,600 2,400 3,200 4,000 4,400 4,800 5,600 6,400
Status Credits 25 35 50 50 50 100 115 150
International flights between East Coast USA and Tahiti, and between Hawaii and Dallas Qantas Points 2,450 3,700 4,900 6,150 6,750 7,350 8,600 9,800
Status Credits 30 40 60 60 60 120 140 180
International flights between New Zealand and Singapore/Chile, and between Fiji and West Coast USA Qantas Points 2,900 4,350 5,800 7,250 8,000 8,700 10,150 11,600
Status Credits 35 45 70 70 70 140 160 210
Ultra-long international flights Qantas Points 4,000 6,000 8,000 10,000 11,000 12,000 14,000 16,000
Status Credits 40 55 80 80 80 160 180 240

Qantas Frequent Flyer Information – Secondary partners

JetstarFiji Airways

Qantas Frequent Flyer Information – Other partners

EmiratesAer LingusAir NiuginiAir VanuatuAir NorthAir AlaskaAlitaliaChina EasternEl AlJet Airways

Partner Airline Eligible Booking Class Cabin Class Base Rate~ Cabin Class Bonus
Aer Lingus (EI) BHKLMNOQV Discount Economy 0.70
Y Economy 1  –
CDJ Business 1 25%
Excluded: Qantas Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
airberlin (AB) including airberlin affiliate Niki (HG) EOPW Discount Economy 0.25  –
GNQSV Discount Economy 0.50  –
BHKLMY Economy 1  –
CDIJ Business 1 25%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
Air Niugini (PX)

(for travel on and from 1 September 2015)

KUVW (selected routes only)* Discount Economy 0.25  –
UW (selected routes only)# Discount Economy 0.25  –
HLNQT (selected routes only)* Economy 0.50  –
BMY (selected routes only)* Flexible Economy 1  –
BHKLMNQTY (selected routes only)# Flexible Economy 1  –
CJ Business 1 25%
* Earn rates only apply where travel is between the following destination pairs: Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or Coolangatta and Port Moresby.
# Earn rates only apply where travel is not between the following destination pairs: Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or Coolangatta and Port Moresby.
Excluded: Qantas Points are not earned on domestic or Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
Air Niugini (PX)

(for travel until 31 August 2015)

BHKLMNQTVWY Economy 1  –
CJ Business 1 25%
Excluded: Qantas Points are not earned on domestic or Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
Airnorth (TL)

(for travel on and from 1 September 2015)

FGOPW Discount Economy 0.25  –
LMNVQS Economy 0.50  –
BHY Flexible Economy 1  –
Airnorth (TL)(from travel until 31 August 2015) BHLMNOQSVWY Economy 1  –
Air Vanuatu (NF) BGHKLMNQSTVWY Economy 1  –
JD Business 1 25%
Excluded: Qantas Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
Alaska Airlines (AS) BGHKLMQR*STUVY Economy 1  –
FP* First 1 50%
* Applicable for travel on or from 23 January 2014.
Excluded: Qantas Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
Alitalia (AZ)

(for travel on and from 14 September 2015)

NQSX Discount Economy 0.50  –
G (International) Discount Economy 0.50  –
BHKMTVY Economy 1  –
PA Premium Economy 1 10%
CDEIJ Business 1 25%
Alitalia (AZ)

(for travel until 13 September 2015)

NQSX Discount Economy 0.50  –
GLOW (International) Discount Economy 0.50  –
BHKMTVY Economy 1  –
PA Premium Economy 1 10%
CDEIJ Business 1 25%
Excluded: Qantas Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas, CAI First (Alitalia Express), CAI Second (Volare SPA) and City Liner.
American Airlines® (AA) OQ Discount Economy 0.25  –
GK+LMNSV Discount Economy 0.50  –
W^ (Domestic US) Discount Economy 0.50  –
BHK~Y Economy 1  –
W* (International) Premium Economy 1  –
W# (International) Premium Economy 1 10%
DIJR Business 1 25%
AFP First 1 50%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
+ Applicable for travel on or after 1 February 2015.
~ Applicable for travel until 31 January 2015.
^ Applicable to flights operated by American Airlines on domestic flights within the United States.
* Applicable to AA Codeshare Flights operated by Japan Airlines (JL).
# Applicable to AA Codeshare Flights operated by British Airways (BA) or Qantas  (QF).
British Airways (BA) GKLMNOQSV Discount Economy 0.25  –
BHY Full Economy 1  –
ETW^ World Traveller Plus 1 10%
ETW* World Traveller Plus 1  –
CDIRJ Business 1 25%
AF First 1 50%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
^ Applicable for travel until 31 July 2015.
* Applicable for travel on or after 1 August 2015.
Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), including Cathay Pacific Airways’ affiliate Dragonair (KA) BHKLMV Discount Economy 0.50  –
Y Economy 1  –
ERW Premium Economy 1 10%
CDIJ Business 1 25%
AF First 1 50%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on joint venture flights or Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
China Eastern (MU) KLNRSTV Discount Economy 0.50  –
BEHMY Economy 1  –
CJ Business 1 25%
DI Business 1 25%
P (Domestic) First 1  –
P (International) First 1 50%
FU* First 1 50%
Excluded: Qantas Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
* Applicable for travel on or after 1 December 2014.
El Al (LY)

(for travel until 31 January 2015)

BGHKLMNQSTUVY Economy 1  –
D Business 1  –
CIZ Business 1 25%
A First 1 25%
F First 1 50%
El Al (LY)

(for travel on and from 1 February 2015)

BGHKLMNOQSTUV Discount Economy 1  –
Y Economy 1  –
CDIJZ Business 1 25%
AF First 1 50%
Emirates (EK)

(for travel until 31 January 2015)

BGHKLMQTUVX Discount Economy 0.50  –
ERYW Economy 1  –
CIJO Business 1 25%
AFP First 1 50%
Excluded:  Qantas Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
Emirates (EK)

(for travel on and from 1 February 2015)

LQTVX Economy Special/ Economy Saver 0.25  –
BGMUW Economy Flex 0.5  –
ERY Economy Flex Plus 1  –
P Business Special 1  –
CIJO Business Saver/ Business Flex/ Business Flex Plus 1 25%
AF First Flex/ First Flex Plus 1 50%
Excluded:  Qantas Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
Fiji Airways (FJ)

(for travel on and from 1 September 2015)

GNTV (International) Discount Economy 0.25  –
KLMOQSW (International) Economy 0.50  –
HLQY (Specified domestic routes only)# Economy 1  –
BHY (International) Flexible Economy 1  –
CDIJZ (International) Business 1 25%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
# Qantas Points are only earned on Fiji Airways domestic flights between Nadi and Suva, Suva and Labasa and Nadi and Labasa.
Fiji Airways (FJ)

(for travel until 31 August 2015)

BGHKLMNOQSTVWY (International) Economy 1  –
LHQY (Specified domestic routes only)# Economy 1  –
CDIJZ Business 1 25%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
# Qantas Points are only earned on Fiji Airways domestic flights between Nadi and Suva, Suva and Labasa and Nadi and Labasa.
Finnair (AY) ARWZ Discount Economy 0.25  –
GLMNOPQSTV Discount Economy 0.50  –
BHKY Economy 1  –
CDIJ Business 1 25%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
Iberia (IB)
(including Iberia affiliate Iberia Express (I2))
BGHKLMNOPQSVY Economy 1  –
ACDIRJ Business 1 25%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
JAL (Japan Airlines) (JL) including Japan Airlines affiliates JALways (JO), JAL Express (JC) and Japan Transocean Air (NU) NQ (International) Discount Economy 0.30  –
GLORSV (International) Discount Economy 0.50  –
HKM (International) Discount Economy 0.70  –
BY (International) Economy 1  –
EW (International) Premium Economy 1  –
I (International) Business 0.70  –
CDJX (International) Business 1 25%
AF (International) First 1 50%
Y (Domestic) Discount Economy 0.50  –
Y (Domestic) Economy 1  –
J (Domestic) Discount Economy Plus Premium Surcharge 0.60  –
J (Domestic) Economy Plus Premium Surcharge 1 10%
F (Domestic) Discount Economy Plus First Surcharge 1  –
F (Domestic) Economy Plus First Surcharge 1 50%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
Jet Airways (9W) KQS Discount Economy 0.50  –
LMNTUY Economy 1  –
CIJPZ Business 1 25%
AF First 1 50%
Excluded: Points are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by an airline other than Qantas.
LAN (LA) including LAN affiliates
LAN Express (LU), LAN Peru (LP), LAN Ecuador (XL), LAN Argentina (4M) and LAN Colombia (4C)(for travel until 5 June 2015)
BGHKLMNOQSVY Economy 1  –
WP Premium Economy 1 10%
DIJ Business 1 25%
AF First 1 50%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines. Points are not earned in GNOQ classes on domestic flights within Chile, GKLMNOQSV classes on domestic flights within Argentina, GLMNOQSV classes on domestic flights within Peru and GNOQS classes on domestic flights within Ecuador.
LAN (LA) including LAN affiliates
LAN Express (LU), LAN Peru (LP), LAN Ecuador (XL), LAN Argentina (4M) and LAN Colombia (4C)(for travel on and from 6 June 2015)
AGNOQ Deep Discount Economy 0.25  –
LMSVX Discount Economy 0.50  –
BHKY Economy 1  –
PW Premium Economy 1 10%
CDIJZ Business 1 25%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
Malaysia Airlines (MH) KMLV Discount Economy 0.25  –
BH (selected routes only)* Discount Economy 0.25  –
BH (selected routes only)# Discount Economy 0.50  –
Y (selected routes only)* Economy 0.25  –
Y (selected routes only)# Economy 1  –
CDIJZ (selected routes only)* Business 0.75  –
CDIJZ (selected routes only)# Business 1 25%
AF (selected routes only)* First 1  –
AF (selected routes only)# First 1 50%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
* Earn rates only apply where travel is between the following destination pairs:
–  Australia and Malaysia
–  Australia and United Kingdom
–  Australia and Europe (including Turkey)
–  New Zealand and Malaysia
–  New Zealand and United Kingdom
–  New Zealand and Europe (including Turkey)
–  Malaysia and United Kingdom
–  Malaysia and Europe (including Turkey)
–  Malaysia and Middle East
# Earn rates only apply where travel is not between the following destination pairs:
–  Australia and Malaysia
–  Australia and United Kingdom
–  Australia and Europe (including Turkey)
–  New Zealand and Malaysia
–  New Zealand and United Kingdom
–  New Zealand and Europe (including Turkey)
–  Malaysia and United Kingdom
–  Malaysia and Europe (including Turkey)
–  Malaysia and Middle East
Qatar Airways (QR) BHKLMV Discount Economy 0.25  –
Y Economy 0.25  –
CDIJ Business 0.75  –
AFP First 1  –
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
Royal Jordanian (RJ) HKLMSV Discount Economy 0.50  –
BY Economy 1  –
CDJ Business 1 25%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
S7 (Siberia Airlines) LMNOQRSTV Discount Economy 0.25  –
BHKY Economy 1  –
CDJ Business 1 25%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
South African Airways (SA)

(for travel until 30 September 2014)

GLTVW Discount Economy 0.50  –
BHKMQSY Economy 1  –
CDJZ Business 1 25%
AFP First 1 50%
Limits: Qantas Points can only be earned on:
– domestic flights within South Africa operated by South African Airways with a SA flight number for flights travelled on or before 30 September 2014.
Note: From 1 October 2014, Qantas Frequent Flyer members will no longer earn Qantas Points on flights with a South African Airways flight number or flights operated by South African Airways.
Sri Lankan Airlines (UL) EGKLMW Discount Economy 0.25  –
BHPRV (selected routes only)* Discount Economy 0.25  –
BPH (selected routes only)# Discount Economy 0.50  –
Y (selected routes only)* Economy 0.25  –
Y (selected routes only)# Economy 1  –
CDIJ (selected routes only)* Business 0.75  –
CDIJ (selected routes only)# Business 1 25%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
* Earn rates only apply where travel is between the following destination pairs:
–  Australia and Sri Lanka
–  Australia and Malaysia
–  Australia and Middle East
–  Australia and United Kingdom
–  Australia and Europe
–  Sri Lanka and United Kingdom
–  Sri Lanka and Europe
–  Sri Lanka and Middle East
–  Malaysia and United Kingdom
–  Malaysia and Europe
–  Malaysia and Middle East
# Earn rates only apply where travel is not between the following destination pairs:
–  Australia and Sri Lanka
–  Australia and Malaysia
–  Australia and Middle East
–  Australia and United Kingdom
–  Australia and Europe
–  Sri Lanka and United Kingdom
–  Sri Lanka and Europe
–  Sri Lanka and Middle East
–  Malaysia and United Kingdom
–  Malaysia and Europe
–  Malaysia and Middle East
TAM Linhas Aéreas (JJ)

(for travel until 30 September 2015)

BEGHKLMNQSUVW* Discount Economy 1  –
Y Economy 1  –
CDJZ Business 1 25%
AFP First 1 50%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
* Earn in W class is limited to eligible domestic flights within Brazil; any other flights in W class are ineligible for Points earn.
TAM Linhas Aéreas (JJ)

(from travel on and from 1 October 2015)

AGNOQ Deep Discount Economy 0.25  –
LMSVX Discount Economy 0.50  –
BHKY Economy 1  –
PW Premium Economy 1 10%
CDIJZ Business 1 25%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
US Airways (US)

(for travel until 31 January 2015)

EKRU Deep Discount Economy 0.25  –
GLSTVW Discount Economy 0.5  –
BHMNQY Economy 1  –
J^ Business Upgrade* 1  –
CDZ Business 1 25%
OP^ First Class Upgrade* 1  –
AF First 1 50%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
^ Members may purchase, from US Airways, an Upgrade from the Economy cabin to Business (J class) or First (O or P class), with Qantas Points and Status credits earned at the Economy rate (excluding those upgraded from X class which are ineligible for Qantas Points or Status Credit earn). Classic Awards booked in O class are ineligible for Qantas Points or Status Credit earn.
* Economy Status Credits earned when travelling on a purchased Upgrade from an eligible Economy fare class.
US Airways (US)

(for travel on and from 1 February 2015)

OQ Deep Discount Economy 0.25  –
GKLMNSVW* Discount Economy 0.5  –
YBH Economy 1  –
W^ Premium Economy 1 10%
DIJR Business 1 25%
AFP First 1 50%
Status Credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
Excluded: Qantas Points and Status Credits are not earned on Codeshare Flights operated by airlines other than oneworld® alliance airlines.
* US Domestic Flights and Flights between US, US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
^ All International Flights, except Flights between US, US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

 

 


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