Qantas' top travel tips

Get prepared for your journey. From updating your contact details, useful apps and important travel documents, to tips on travelling with kids - we've got you covered.

Update contact details

One - Update contact details in Manage Booking

To ensure we can contact you wherever you are and provide updates on your flight, simply add your current email address, mobile number and if travelling overseas any international numbers to your booking via Manage Booking. You'll need your booking reference.

Update contact details
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Two - Facebook messenger

Stay in touch with us using Facebook Messenger. Get flight updates, search domestic flights or chat with someone.

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Three - Passport

Remember to pack your passport and double check it’s valid (some countries won’t accept it within six months of expiry).

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Discover the Qantas app

Four - My trips

Plan your travel with the Qantas app, offering up-to-date flight details, check in, inflight entertainment and more. 

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Check-in options

Five - Online Check-in

Save time and check in online 24 hours before your flight, or download the Qantas app and ‘Add Trip’ to check-in.

Check-in options
Register for Flight Status updates

Six - Flight Status

Find the most up-to-date flight arrival and departure times, and register for SMS and email notifications to your Flight Status*.

Register for Flight Status updates
Explore our inflight entertainment

Seven - Inflight Entertainment

Preview our inflight entertainment, and bring along any other favourite content on your own device.

Explore our inflight entertainment
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Eight - Travel money

Get your travel money sorted with Qantas MoneyOpens external site in a new window. Choose up to 10 foreign currencies to load - lock in exchange rates and avoid fees.

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Get a quote for peace of mind with Qantas Travel Insurance

Nine - Travel insurance

Leave your worries behind by purchasing Qantas Travel Insurance. Additionally don't forget to label your bags with your contact details while away from home. 

Get a quote for peace of mind with Qantas Travel Insurance
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Ten - Tips for travel with kids

Travelling with kids? Discover the Travel Insider's guide on the top 20 tips for travelling with kids.

Read Travel Insider's guide

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Important information

^ Exchange rates for initial loads and subsequent reloads made using Bank Transfer, BPAY or Instant Load via qantascash.com will be set at the prevailing exchange rate set out at qantascash.com at the time you request the load provided the transaction is settled within four hours. Different exchange rates apply for loads initiated directly via Bank Transfer or BPAY using your Unique Payment Details (i.e. not via qantascash.com). If you initiate a load or reload via Bank Transfer or BPAY using your Unique Payment Details, the exchange rate applied will be the prevailing exchange rate at the time the funds are received into your facility. For more information on how exchange rates are set and applied, please see the Product Disclosure StatementOpens external site.

Disclaimer: * Note that only the previous stop for each flight is shown. If you're unsure of the stops for a multi-stop flight, check the online timetable. Gate numbers are subject to change. Times for codeshare flights are subject to confirmation from the operating carrier, therefore there may be a delay in this information being updated.