Bid Now Upgrades

You could be eligible to make an upgrade offer
Qantas Business

Bid Now Upgrades is available by invitation only for selected Qantas flights. If your booking is eligible to receive a Bid Now Upgrade invitation, you have the opportunity to make an upgrade offer to a more premium cabin.

If you are flying with us in the next seven days and want to see if you are eligible for an upgrade or to review, modify or cancel your existing offer, enter your booking details below.

Check to see if your booking is eligible

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Receive invitation


Within 7 days of your scheduled flight departure you may be emailed an invitation to make an offer to upgrade.



Make offer


You can make, change or cancel your upgrade offer up to 8 hours before your scheduled flight departure.



Outcome Advised


Between 24 and 6 hours prior to your scheduled flight departure, we’ll send you an email to let you know whether your upgrade offer has been accepted or not.

How Bid Now Upgrades work

If you receive an upgrade invitation, you can make an upgrade offer for all of the passengers in your booking. A minimum amount of money is required in order to make a bid.

Bid Now Upgrade offers will be considered after requests for Classic Upgrade Rewards^ have been processed and confirmed.

If your upgrade offer is accepted, the amount offered will be automatically deducted from your nominated payment card~.

Note that Bid Now Upgrade invitations will be made and upgrade offers will be accepted or rejected in Qantas' sole and absolute discretion.

To find out more about Bid Now Upgrades take a look at our FAQs.

Making the most of every journey

If your upgrade offer is accepted and you are upgraded to Business, you could enjoy the following benefits:

  • Breeze through the airport with access to dedicated Check-in and priority boarding
  • Relax before your flight in the Business Lounge
  • Enjoy the comfort of a luxurious seat, bed or suite±
  • Neil Perry designed menus with award winning wines• Experience a wide range of entertainment options including the latest on-demand inflight entertainment systems#
  • Additional baggage allowance**

If your Business offer is not accepted, try upgrading into Premium Economy@.

On selected routes, should your upgrade offer for business not be accepted, you can now also place a bid for an upgrade into premium Economy. You can enjoy the following benefits:

  • More space and personalised service in an exclusive environment
  • Stretch out with more legroom and a footrest which extends from your seat
  • Rockpool inspired dining menus and a selection of snacks and beverages
Important Information

The above information is intended as a guide only. For further information on Bid Now Upgrades refer to the terms and conditions.

^ Requests for Classic Upgrade Rewards (previously called Flight Upgrade Awards) are only 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 for details. International Classic Upgrade Rewards may be requested on certain international 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). Members must have sufficient points for the Classic Upgrade Reward at the time of request and when the upgrade is confirmed. If there are multiple people travelling in your booking and all passengers are Eligible Family Members, your online request for a Classic Upgrade Reward will apply to each passenger. If your booking includes passengers other than Eligible Family Members, you will need to contact Qantas Direct to split the booking and then you will be able to request an upgrade online at Special meals may not be available in the upgraded class of travel. Visit for further information and terms and conditions for international Classic Upgrade Rewards.

~ Members are responsible for ensuring that they have sufficient funds on their nominated payment card and a sufficient amount of Qantas Points in their 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, a member will be notified by email. Qantas will deduct the amount of the upgrade offer from the nominated payment card and the Qantas Frequent Flyer membership account at any time from the time of acceptance. When an upgrade offer is accepted, 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. You will be entitled to all inclusions of the upgraded class except for Chauffeur Drive. Product offering varies by aircraft type. Aircraft and product offering are subject to change. You'll earn Qantas Points and Status Credits at the rate or your original booking.

† Lounge access eligibility is based on class of travel for your next onward flight, Qantas Club membership or the Frequent Flyer membership tier. See lounge access for details. Qantas Club membership and access is subject to the terms and conditions of the Qantas Club, available at

± Skybeds are available on our B787, A380, A330 and B747 aircraft. Skybed not available on trans-Tasman and Noumea flights.

Ω Business or Premium Economy class meal or special meals may not be available in the upgraded class of travel.

# On-demand inflight entertainment systems on board selected aircraft only.

** Checked baggage limits vary by route, aircraft type and date of travel. Checked baggage limits may also increase in accordance with travel class booked and Qantas Frequent Flyer tier status. View checked baggage allowances for limits.

@ Bids for upgrade into Premium Economy are only available on selected flights where a Premium Economy cabin is available. If you are selected to receive a bid for an upgrade into Premium Economy, your bid will only be considered after your business class bid is assessed and rejected.