Fee-free date changes on eligible flights
If you have an existing eligible international or trans-Tasman Qantas flight, you can enjoy fee-free date changes for travel until 31 December 2022.* A fare difference may apply.
Just change your flight before your scheduled date of departure.
Any Qantas flight:
- booked between 25 February 2021 and 30 June 2022,
- for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022.
Any Qantas operated flight between Australia and New Zealand:
- booked between 15 October 2020 and 30 June 2022,
- for travel between 16 October 2020 and 31 December 2022.
Before booking and before departure, ensure you check the latest Government travel requirements, which may include mandatory health declarations, COVID-19 testing, vaccinations, use of face masks, entry permits, pre-approval and quarantine (possibly at your own expense), or you could be denied entry.
How to change the travel date
To change the dates of your international or trans-Tasman flight, follow the steps below:
Flexible flight options
We pre-packed flexibility into our fares, so if you think you may need to plan your trip with more flexibility you may also like to consider the following options:
If you're affected by COVID-19
We understand there may be some circumstances where you're unable to travel as planned on your Qantas Australian domestic, trans-Tasman or international flights, and offer flexible options for those impacted by COVID-19.
If, in the week before you fly, you or anyone in your booking receive a positive COVID-19 test result, you can change your travel dates without incurring a change fee. Simply contact your local Qantas office or your travel agent to change your booking. A fare difference may apply.
Purchase flexibility in your booking
If you book a saver or flex fare you'll have more flexibility if you need to change your ticket. A fare difference may apply.
- Saver fares offer more ticket flexibility with the ability to change your flights for a fee.
- Flex fares allow you to change your travel dates as often as you need.
Cancel for any reason
Qantas frequent Flyers can cancel for any reason online within 24 hours of making an eligible booking directly on qantas.com and we’ll waive the cancellation fee.^
Request a Flight Credit and rebook when you're ready
If you need to change your travel plans and you're not sure when you'd like to travel, you may wish to cancel your flights and request a Flight Credit to use when you're ready to rebook.
Flexible Classic Flight Rewards
We’ve also added flexibility on eligible Classic Fight Rewards. When you use Qantas Points to book a Classic Flight Reward by 30 September 2022, you’ll be able to change your travel dates or cancel your booking fee-free for travel until 31 December 2022.~ Additional points may be required. Visit Flexible Classic Flight Rewards for more information.
^ When you make an eligible flight booking as a Qantas Frequent Flyer on qantas.com, via the Qantas app or through your local Qantas office you can cancel for any reason online, within 24 hours of making your booking, the cancellation fee will be waived. Eligible flight bookings include bookings made directly with Qantas on qantas.com, via the Qantas app or through a Qantas office, that were flights for travel within or from Australia, paid with cash, a mixture of cash and Qantas Points, Classic Flight Reward bookings, or a combination of Classic Flight Reward and non-Classic Flight Reward bookings, and were made more than 30 days before departure of your first flight. Eligible ancillary products include pre-paid seat requests, pre-paid additional baggage allowances, and offset flight carbon emissions. The value of your flights and any eligible ancillary products will be refunded to your original form of payment. To cancel, visit Manage booking, and sign in to your Frequent Flyer account to access this option. For more information view the full Cancel for any reason terms and conditions.
Disclaimer: ~ Fees will be automatically waived on changes or cancellations to any domestic Classic Flight Reward booking made, changed or cancelled until 30 September 2022 and to Trans-Tasman or International Classic Flight Reward bookings made before 30 September 2022 and changed or cancelled by 31 December 2022. Additional points may be required. To be eligible for the fee waiver, all flights in your booking must be Classic Flight Rewards. If you combine Classic Flight Rewards with non-Classic Flight Reward fares ("Commercial Fares"), the cancellation fee waiver will not apply. You may be eligible for fee free date changes as part of our Fly Flexible terms and conditions. Reward Assistance and Service Fees may apply. For a list of all Classic Flight Reward service fees, see the Fee Schedule in the program Terms and Conditions.