How Can I Secure Classic Flight Rewards Seats?

How to book a Qantas Classic Flight Rewards seat

In our ongoing series, we unpack some of the most common myths and misconceptions about the Qantas Frequent Flyer program so you can make the most of every point.

Did you know you can fly to more than 1200 destinations around the globe with Qantas Points?

Classic Flight Rewards* seats allow Qantas Frequent Flyers to use their accumulated Qantas Points to book seats on eligible flights with Qantas, Jetstar and more than 50 partner airlines and affiliates.

You can find a flight from as little as 6400^ points (the cost of a Classic Flight Reward seat from Sydney to Melbourne on Jetstar) plus $30 in taxes, fees and carrier charges. Or, you can fly from Sydney to Hong Kong in Business class from just 60,000+ Qantas Points, plus $190 in taxes, fees and carrier charges.  

To see how many points you’ll need for a Classic Flight Rewards seat in various classes, make the most of the handy online points calculator.

If you don’t have a destination in mind and need a little inspiration, visit the Where could I go? page to see where you could go using your points.

Classic Flight Rewards seats are extremely popular so there are a few things to keep in mind if you want to travel on points:

1. Know how many points you need. Check the points calculators or “Where could I go?” tool before you start searching for your next flight.

2. Plan early. The further in advance you plan your trip, the more likely you are to find a Classic Flight Rewards seat available on the days you want to travel. You can book Classic Flight Rewards seats up to 353~ days before you take off – who doesn’t like having a holiday to look forward to?

3. Keep looking. It pays to be persistent – additional seats are often released closer to the departure date.

SEE ALSO: How do I Use Qantas Points Plus Pay to Book a Flight?


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