All posts tagged: Qantas Frequent Flyer

FLIGHT REVIEW: Qantas A380-800 First Class, Singapore – London Heathrow (SIN-LHR)

Qantas made quite a fair bit of news in Singapore just before Covid-19 with the grand opening of its first class lounge, which sadly shuttered not long after it was officially opened. The good news is, the lounge survived the pandemic; it is now reopened and received guests at full force, just as with before. I have had the fortune to experience the first class cabin some years back, but it was from Sydney to Singapore. I had such a great time, it created a new bucket list item for me, to try the same product again but on a much longer flight, from Singapore to London or vice versa. However, the first class cabin across all airlines is some what of a unicorn in the post-Covid era. Even with a bank full of points, it takes sheer determination and an awful lot of patience to find any kind of award availability. And I finally laid my hands on it. In this post:• Flight today• The Qantas A380• Checking in• Qantas First Lounge• Boarding• The …

FLIGHT REVIEW: Qantas A330-300 Business Class, Singapore – Sydney (SIN-SYD)

In November 2022, Qantas resumed flights between Singapore and Australia, after a 20-month hiatus since Australia closed its borders in March 2020. With Australia allowing Singapore citizens into the country since November last year as a pilot before reopening the borders, I thought I’d take a trip Down Under in February this year to see a couple of friends that I have not met for years. I had a good experience with Qantas several years ago, and was excited to see if the experience remained the same. In this post:• Flight today• Pre-trip planning• Checking in• The seat• The service• Food & drinks• Qantas amenity kit• Final thoughts Flight today Qantas QF82Singapore (SIN) – Sydney (SYD)16 February 2022Depart: 9:00PMArrive: 7:20PM (+1 day)Duration: 7 hr 20 minAircraft: Airbus A330-300Seat: 7F (Business Class) Pre-trip planning Visa Most visitors to Australia will require an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) or a visa to enter, including Singapore citizens. Citizens of over 33 countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Hong Kong and Japan can apply for the ETA through the Australia ETA …

Earn both Qantas and Accor ALL points for your flights and stays from today

New partnership between Qantas and Accor lets you double-dip by earning points in both programmes for a single flight or stay In a partnership between Qantas and Accor that goes live today, Qantas Frequent Flyers and some Accor ALL members can now earn points in both programmes when they stay and spend at Accor hotels, or by taking a Qantas flight, under a new partnership between the airline and hospitality group. The partnership was first announced in November 2020, but the details are only made known today as the partnership takes off. First and foremost, members must sign up for an account (if they don’t already have one) with both Qantas Frequent Flyer (QFF) and Accor ALL, and link them, before they can double-dip on the points. All Qantas Frequent Flyer members can earn Qantas points on Accor hotel stays All QFF members, regardless of status, will earn 3 Qantas points per Australian dollar spent at Accor properties across Asia Pacific, including properties in Singapore. This is on top of what you will earn as …

Targeted offer: Get up to 25% more Qantas Frequent Flyer points when you transfer from credit card

Plus, get one status credit for every 5,000 points transferred. Qantas Frequent Flyer is now running a targeted promotion offering either 15% or 25% more points when you transfer them from your credit card to QFF. Plus, you will get 1 status credit for every 5,000 points transferred. The promotion runs from 1 Nov to 30 Nov. Details For those who have transferred credit card points to Qantas Frequent Flyer points before, you should have received an email for this promotion. Simply transfer points from your credit card rewards points to Qantas between 1 Nov and 30 Nov 9pm Singapore Time (12am AEDT), and the airline will add the bonus points after. The bonus comes at two tiers: Under 299,999 Qantas points – 15% bonus 300,000 Qantas points & above – 25% bonus The bonus points will be credited up to 15 days after the end of the promo period, i.e. by 15 December. All partial bonus points will be rounded up to the nearest whole point. In addition, Qantas is also offering status credits …

Qantas offers free status credits towards keeping status for another year

50% upfront status credit boost for the next year, more if your status is expiring in early to mid-2021. Qantas has extended a second lifeline to its frequent flyer members, after providing a one-year extension on all statuses earlier this year. This time round, Qantas will be giving members at least 50% of the status credits needed to retain their tier for another year. The precise number of status credits you’ll receive depends on the expiry date of your current status. Here are the details: Free 50% status credits Qantas Frequent Flyer Silver, Gold, Platinum and Platinum One cardholders with membership expiry dates between March 2021 and February 2022 (after the one-year extension given earlier) will be given 50% of the status credits needed to retain their tier. So that means you will receive the following status credits: Silver members – 125 status credits Gold members – 300 status credits Platinum members – 600 status credits Platinum One members – 1,800 status credits The free status credits will count towards reaching and keeping Silver, Gold, …