Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 14 Apr 2014
Total posts 44
Cheap Status Run
Need to earn 30 status points on VA before March. I live in Brisbane - any ideas on what the cheapest way for me to do this is?
Member since 26 Mar 2014
Total posts 88
A Saver return to Melb will net you 30 SC and will cost approx $358 without the booking fee. They do have sales to Melb on at the moment at $115 each way but the travel period isn't before March.
That is about all I can think of that would be cheapest this close to the review.
Member since 17 Aug 2012
Total posts 1,285
How about a CNS return? Each leg in Discount Economy is 15SC.
Member since 12 Jun 2013
Total posts 216
Good idea. I had a quick look and it seems you can do BNE-CNS in Feb as cheap as $125 each way. That's 30 SCs for $250.
Looks like you can also get OOL-MEL for the same price if you'd prefer a Melbourne trip and don't mind a bit of a drive.
I doubt you'll do much better than that, but wait 'til 4pm today for the Happy Hour specials and see if you can snap up a bargain, you never know your luck.
Member since 28 Jan 2015
Total posts 94
Do you need the 30 points before the 1st of March? As the date would impact your options massively
I lose 20 SCs on 1st March
Ok, Cairns return would probably be the cheapest option then at $280 return to brisbane
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 19 Mar 2014
Total posts 358
What's the 30 points for? if it's retaining status, they have a grace window of 30 points. Would be worth contacting them.
Its to earn it in the first place
Big thanks for the tips guys. Gonna check out what happy hour has tonight, otherwise Hello Cairns!
Member since 10 Nov 2011
Total posts 95
The Cairns lounge is very nice too - great view of the runway.
Happy hour has BNE-MEL $135 each way from 27 Feb. Might be able to squeeze one in if you cant get BNE-CNS cheaper. Goodluck.
BNE-MEL return booked! Thanks again all!
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