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.

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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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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
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Seven - Inflight Entertainment

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

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Eight - Travel money

Sort your travel money before you go, to ensure you have local currency available on your arrival.

Nine - Travel insurance

Leave your worries behind by purchasing travel insurance. Plus, don't forget to label your bags with your contact details while away from home. 

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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.

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During peak periods cabin baggage storage may be limited, so to help get everyone in the air on time, check in your bags if you can.

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Track updates on extreme weather or other major issues that may impact your flight.

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Important information

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 timetableOpens in a new tab or window. 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.