This policy applies to customers impacted by the introduction of Qantas Group Vaccination requirements who are not eligible to travel to or from Australia with Qantas as they will not be vaccinated at the time of travel and do not hold a valid exemption.
Qantas is changing the vaccination requirements for flights departing from 12:01 am 19 July 2022 (AEST). For the latest Qantas international travel requirements, please refer to Qantas website under COVID-19 travel informationOpens in a new tab or window.
The following commercial policy is available to customers holding a valid 081 tickets issued on or prior to 20 October 2021 for travel between 1 November 2021 to 18 July 2022
Options for customers holding a Qantas (081) issued ticket:
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- Flights no longer required must be cancelled prior to scheduled departure.
- All Qantas flight changes need to be actioned (reissued or revalidated) prior to travel
- Qantas will not be responsible for paying any other costs or expenses such as hotel or other ground operator fees arising due to events beyond our control, unless required by applicable laws.
- All other rules and conditions of the ticket remain unchanged.
- Once a ticket has been reissued using this authority, subsequent changes are subject to fare rules and conditions (unless covered by this or another commercial policy).
For customers with unticketed bookings:
For unticketed bookings, alternate flights/routings can be rebooked subject to availability and tickets issued in accordance with fare conditions.
For customers on Frequent Flyer Award Tickets:
Qantas Points Plus Pay bookings are entitled to the same options and conditions as listed above.
Qantas Classic Flight Reward tickets cannot be retained in credit. They can be changed or refunded. This must be done via Contact Centres.