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Flight upgrades

Transform your next travel experience with an upgrade to one of our premium cabins. You can request an upgrade with Classic Upgrade Rewards, Bid Now Upgrades or Domestic On Departure Upgrade Rewards.

Upgrades

Learn more about Classic Upgrade Rewards
Boeing 787 Business cabin
Dreamliner Business Class

Classic Upgrade Rewards

Use Qantas Points to add a little luxury to your journey.

  • Best value: Classic Upgrade Rewards are the best value when using your Qantas Points.
  • Top priority: Classic Upgrade Rewards are processed before Bid Now Upgrade requests, giving you the best chance of a seat in a premium cabin.
  • Early notification: Depending on your membership tier, you know if your upgrade request has been successful as early as seven days before international flights and three days for Australian domestic flights. 
Learn more about Classic Upgrade Rewards
Check if your booking is eligible to bid for an upgrade
Boeing 787 Business cabin
787 Dreamliner Business

Bid Now Upgrades

Use cash or a combination of cash and Qantas Points.

  • Make an offer: Choose the amount you’d be happy to pay for an upgrade. 
  • Flexible payment: Saving your Qantas Points? Place a bid using just cash, or a combination of cash and Qantas Points.
  • Change of mind: You can modify an unconfirmed bid as many times as you like, up to 5 hours before your flight. If confirmed, no further changes can be made. Bids will be processed between 24 and 4 ½ hours before your departure.
Check if your booking is eligible to bid for an upgrade
Learn more about Domestic On Departure Upgrade Rewards
Qantas Club
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Domestic On Departure Upgrade Rewards

Use Qantas Points to receive a last-minute upgrade.

  • Loyalty benefit: Domestic On Departure Upgrade Rewards are available only to Platinum One, Platinum, Gold, Qantas Club and Points Club Plus members.
  • Upgrade after check-in: Upgrade within three hours of your scheduled flight departure, once you have checked in. Upgrade requests are confirmed on the spot.
  • Best value: Enjoy the same great value as Classic Upgrade Rewards to help ensure your Qantas Points take you further.  
Learn more about Domestic On Departure Upgrade Rewards

Which upgrade is right for me?

Compare upgrade types
  Classic Upgrade Rewards Bid Now Upgrades Domestic On Departure Upgrade Rewards
Upgrade with Qantas Points Yes Yes Yes
Upgrade with cash or a mix of cash and Qantas Points No Yes No
Priority given to Qantas Frequent Flyers Yes No No
When can this upgrade be requested? From time of booking If eligible, from time of booking From 3 hours before departure
Upgrade instantly confirmed No No Yes

Explore our premium cabins

Learn more about Premium Economy
Boeing 787 Premium Economy
Dreamliner Premium Economy

Premium Economy

Seated in an intimate and private cabin, you'll enjoy the benefits of flying premium with dedicated check-in, priority boarding, a well thought out seat design with indulgent touches to make you feel at home plus a refreshed menu and extensive wine list.

Learn more about Premium Economy
Learn more about Business
Boeing 787 Business
Dreamliner Business Class

Business

A superior way to fly.

For work or play, explore Business with more space to relax, a dedicated cabin, the freshest seasonal ingredients in the sky, lounge access and our friendly cabin crew ready to look after you.

Learn more about Business
Learn more about First
Airbus A380 First
A380 First Class

First

Enjoy a journey of unsurpassed luxury. Relax in one of our stylish lounges before your flight, enjoy a spa treatment before take-off if you're travelling with us from Sydney or Melbourne. Then once onboard, settle in and stretch out in the spacious surrounds of your individual suite. 

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Important information

Disclaimer: * Classic Upgrade Rewards are available on Classic Flight Rewards in Economy and Premium Economy and eligible paid and confirmed Qantas domestic and international flights, with a Qantas (QF) flight number on your ticket and from time to time on codeshare flights operated by another carrier that have a QF flight number on your ticket. Classic Upgrade Rewards are subject to capacity controls and availability is limited. Classic Upgrade Rewards may also be requested on eligible Qantas Points Plus Pay – Flights but are not available on international airfares booked in E, N, O, Q class which includes some Qantas Points Plus Pay - Flights and some international Red e-Deal fares. Conditions apply. Visit Classic Upgrade Rewards for details.

Disclaimer: ^ Bid Now Upgrade offers are considered after Classic Upgrade Reward requests are confirmed. All offers will be accepted or rejected on Qantas sole and absolute discretion. You are responsible for ensuring you have sufficient funds on your nominated payment card and/or enough Qantas Points in your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership account from the time the upgrade offer is submitted to the scheduled flight departure time. When an upgrade offer is accepted, you will be notified by email. Qantas will deduct the amount of the upgrade offer from the nominated payment card and/or Qantas Points from your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership account at any time from the time it is granted. If an upgrade offer is successful, the nominated payment card will be charged the money payable in the currency displayed on the payment page. If your Bid Now Upgrade offer is successful, the original fare conditions of your booking will apply to your upgraded booking. Products and services featured may vary according to aircraft type and configuration and is subject to change. You'll earn Qantas Points and Status Credits at the rate or your original booking. Visit Bid Now terms and conditions.

Disclaimer: ~ On Departure Upgrade Rewards are subject to capacity controls and availability is limited. Available to request for domestic Qantas operated flights with a QF flight number. Visit Classic Upgrade Rewards for details.