Payment options

When booking flights at qantas.com, choose a payment method that suits you. Find out which options are available and conditions that may apply.

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Things to know

The range of payment methods and the options available to you will depend on the country that your booking departs from and the amount of time left before you depart.

You may be offered one or more of the following payment options when making your flight booking:

  • Credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club, American Express and JCB)
  • Debit card
  • UATP
  • Qantas Points
  • Vouchers.

Card payment

Pay for your flight using one of the following options:

Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club International or JCB.

Visa, mastercard, diners, amex UATP logos

Stored cards

If you're a Qantas Frequent Flyer, you can save your credit or debit card details for the next time you book a flight and save time.

You can store up to three cards in total, one at a time, to use for future flight payments.

  1. Simply log in to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account before making your booking.
  2. When paying for your flight, select 'save card details'.

To update your stored card details, log in to your Frequent Flyer account.

Update stored card details:

  1. Login to your Frequent Flyer account.
  2. Select 'Your profile'.
  3. Click the 'Saved Payment Details' option to edit or delete your stored card details.

Pay for your flight using Alipay, an online third-party payment platform. Alipay is an easy and secure option available for flights departing from mainland China, when booked through our Chinese-language website.

Pay for flights using your UnionPay issued credit or debit card. This payment method can be used when booking flights online departing from mainland China.

To use your Qantas UATP card to pay for your booking, simply select UATP as your payment method.

Qantas Frequent Flyer members have the option to use Qantas Points to book flights using Classic Flight Rewards or Points Plus Pay – Flights. Login to your Frequent Flyer account to make a booking using your Qantas Points.

Classic Flight Rewards

Use your Qantas Points to book seats on eligible flights. You’ll be required to pay money for the taxes, fees and charges.

Points Plus Pay – Flights

As a Qantas Frequent Flyer member, you can choose the Points Plus Pay - Flights option to pay for your flights with a mixture of Qantas Points and money at qantas.com. The more Qantas Points used, the less money paid. You can even choose to pay entirely with your Qantas Points, including the taxes, fees and charges.

The minimum number of Qantas Points required starts from 5,000 points per booking and is subject to change.

How to book using Points Plus Pay - Flights

1. Login to your Frequent Flyer account before you make your booking.

2. Select your preferred flights.

3. Choose the 'Use Points Plus Pay' button on the Options page.

4. Use the sliding tool to choose the mix of Qantas Points and money that suits you.

5. Complete your booking using your payment details for the chosen amount.

Vouchers

If you've received a Qantas Credit Voucher or Qantas Gift Voucher, they may be used as a payment method towards your next booking.

Find out more about Qantas Credit Vouchers.

Find out more about Qantas Gift Vouchers.

Important information

Days are calculated as a 24 hour period, not calendar days.

Disclaimer: *Bookings made through Qantas Contact Centres and selected Qantas airport locations, web chat and social media channels may attract an additional booking fee per passenger per booking – see the Schedule of Fees for more information.

Disclaimer: ^ There is a maximum limit of 20 characters for the name assigned to the details of each stored card. If more than one Frequent Flyer is in the booking, the card is stored against the logged in Frequent Flyer’s membership number only. If you do not wish to store your card information for future bookings, please do not tick the box during the booking process. To see and use a stored card, you must be logged in to the Frequent Flyer profile against which the card was stored. Expired stored cards will not be visible on the payment page when making a future booking.

Security

If you elect to store your card information for future use against your Frequent Flyer membership number (either during the booking process or by selecting the ‘Payment Cards’ option in your profile), these details are encrypted through HTTPS protocol and then sent from qantas.com to Amadeus, Qantas’ external booking engine service provider. Your credit card information will be stored on Amadeus’ secure platform in accordance with the Qantas Privacy Policy.

Disclaimer: + Points Plus Pay - Flights is not available for Classic Flight Rewards bookings or the Book Now Pay Later facility. Not all Points Plus Pay - Flights are presented through Flight Bookings and the points and money required for the different flights may differ, so it may be worth checking both Flight Bookings and Reward Bookings for your flights. Find out more about Points Plus Pay - Flights  or view the full terms and conditions