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More rewards the more you fly

Going on parental leave? Now your membership status can too

Status Hold is our new parental leave benefit that allows eligible Silver, Gold and Platinum members to put a hold on their status for up to 18 months while they look after the new addition to their family. And the great thing is, eligible members can still enjoy lounge access, as well as continue to earn Qantas Points and Status Credits during this time. For full details on eligibility and conditions, see qantas.com/statushold.

Use Qantas Points for upgrades on eligible Classic Flight Rewards

From 1 March 2016, you can now use your Qantas Points to request an upgrade on eligible Classic Flight Reward~ bookings. Find out more about eligible booking classes for Classic Upgrade Rewards^ here.

This is in addition to the recent reduction in Qantas Points and carrier charges required for selected Qantas International Economy Classic Flight Rewards+.

You can calculate how many points are required to request an upgrade from an eligible Classic Flight Reward booking below.

Earn across the globe with our partner airlines

For travel from 1 December 2015, you'll earn Qantas Points on partner airlines based on where you fly, as well as your choice of airline and the fare purchased. Read more.

US Airways, TAM Linhas Aéreas and SriLankan join oneworld® and our partner program

Qantas Frequent Flyers can now earn and use points across more of the world, with three new airline partners. As oneworld alliance airlines, members will also earn Status Credits on eligible flights with these new partners.

oneworld is a global airline alliance that brings together 15 of the world's biggest and best airlines, all committed to providing world-class service and value. This includes a global route network covering more than 900 destinations in more than 150 countries.

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SriLankan Airlines joined the oneworld alliance and our program on 1 May 2014, adding one of Asia's fastest growing airlines to the alliance. Based in Colombo, SriLankan Airlines flies to 34 destinations in 22 countries across Asia, Europe and the Middle East, including oneworld hubs Hong Kong, London Heathrow, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow Domodedovo and Tokyo Narita, along with Bangkok and Singapore.

US Airways joined oneworld® as an affiliate of American Airlines on 31 March 2014, adding even more U.S. destinations to the oneworld network. Key US Airways' hubs include Charlotte, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington Reagan and add new destinations throughout Canada and Mexico.

Brazil's TAM Airlines joined the oneworld alliance on 31 March 2014. TAM operates to 60 destinations in 16 countries in Latin America, the USA and Europe, adding another 35 destinations to the oneworld map. Complementing Qantas' flights between Australia and Santiago, TAM's network and onward connections throughout South America provide Qantas Frequent Flyer members with even more opportunity to earn and use Qantas Points.

On 30 October 2013, Qatar Airways joined oneworld and the Qantas Frequent Flyer Program and from this date members are able to earn and redeem Qantas Points on eligible flights and fares. So, now there's even more opportunities to earn and use Qantas Points. Find out more.

eXcel People's Choice Awards

Great service starts with great people, and here at Qantas we pride ourselves on offering our customers a premium experience. To recognise our employees who delight our customers we run an employee recognition program called eXcel. Learn more about the program, view past winners or make a nomination.

The new Qantas Frequent Flyer membership card

The next generation of the Qantas Frequent Flyer membership card has arrived.

The new-look membership card now comes with Qantas Cash®.Qantas Cash is a prepaid facility that allows Australia-based members to load money to spend both in Australia and overseas. It also gives members the opportunity to earn points on eligible purchases when spending their own money.

Find out more


Important Information:
~ Classic Flight Rewards are available on Qantas, Jetstar and partner airlines. Classic Flight Reward seats are subject to capacity controls and availability is limited particularly around peak times such as school and public holidays. The number of seats available depends on the flight, date, season and destination and some flights may not have any Classic Flight Rewards available. Classic Flight Reward fare conditions apply and are provided during booking. Reward flights must be booked at least 24 hours before scheduled departure (and other advance booking requirements may apply), unless you are booking on qantas.com where you can book up to 2 hours before departure for domestic flights or up to 4 hours before departure for international flights. For more information, visit qantas.com/classicflightrewards. For eligible flights, see terms and conditions.
^ 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 QF flight number on your ticket and from time to time on codeshare flights operated by another carrier that have a Qantas (QF) flight number on your ticket. Classic Upgrade Rewards are subject to capacity controls and availability is limited. Classic Upgrade Rewards are not available from all fare types. See tables on qantas.com for details. Classic Upgrade Rewards are subject to capacity controls and availability (which is limited).
+ Reductions on selected International Economy Classic Flight Rewards are Classic Flight Rewards in zone 4 to 10 on the Qantas Classic Flight Reward table.
* You must be a Qantas Frequent Flyer member to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and the earning and redemption of Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions.