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Earning Status for life

It's our way of thanking you for your loyalty over the years.

While your Status Credits reset at the start of each new Membership Year, we keep a record of all the Status Credits you've earned since joining the program. Earn enough Status Credits and Silver, Gold or Platinum membership will be yours for life, regardless of how often you then fly.

Silver membership tier card

Lifetime Silver status

Lifetime status requirements:
7,000 Status Credits

Silver membership benefits for life include:

  • Extra checked baggage allowance on most Qantas flights
  • Priority check-in
  • 50% Status Bonus on Qantas and Jetstar as well as American Airlines
  • oneworld® Ruby status

Conditions apply.

Gold membership tier card

Lifetime Gold status

Lifetime status requirements:
14,000 Status Credits

Gold membership benefits for life include:

  • Global lounge privileges with access to over 600 Qantas and partner lounges
  • Priority boarding
  • 75% Status Bonus on Qantas and Jetstar as well as American Airlines
  • oneworld® Sapphire status

Conditions apply.

Platinum membership tier card

Lifetime Platinum status

Lifetime status requirements:
75,000 Status Credits

Platinum membership benefits for life include:

  • Access to Qantas International First and Domestic Business Lounges
  • Priority international upgrades
  • Priority baggage on Qantas, regardless of your class of travel
  • 100% Status Bonus on Qantas and Jetstar as well as American Airlines
  • oneworld® Emerald status

Additionally, Lifetime Platinum members benefit from access to the Qantas VIP Service Team.

Conditions apply.

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Lifetime status at a glance on the Qantas App

Lifetime members can see their lifetime status at the bottom of their digital Qantas Frequent Flyer card. To view your digital card:

Step 1

If you don't have the Qantas App on your device, download it from the App StoreOpens in a new tab or window or Google PlayOpens in a new tab or window

Step 2

Open the Qantas App

Step 3

Select 'MY QFF' from the bottom menu

Step 4

Select 'MY CARD' under your membership details

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What you need to know

You must be a Qantas Frequent Flyer to earn and use Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions.

Disclaimer: ~ Extra checked baggage allowance is only available on Qantas operated jet flights with a Qantas (QF) flight number on your ticket and varies by route and travel class. Piece, size and weight restrictions apply. Visit for details.

Disclaimer: + The Status Bonus is applied to the actual Qantas Points earned when travelling in the Economy cabin. For travel in premium cabins, the Status Bonus is applied to the Flexible Economy earn rate.

Disclaimer: # Classic Upgrade Reward registrations are prioritised according to your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership level - Platinum first, followed by Gold, Silver and then Bronze.

Disclaimer: ++ Status Credits are earned on eligible Qantas, Jetstar, oneworld® member and oneworld connect® airlines only - see the Airline Earning Tables and Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions for details. Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes. 

* Only Status Credits earned for travel on eligible flights with a Qantas (QF) or Jetstar Group (JQ, 3K or GK) flight number within a Membership Year count towards the required threshold for this benefit.