Member since 17 Jun 2015
Total posts 4
If I earn my Qantas Platinum status while overseas how can I access the First Lounge (London)? Or if I called Qantas would they issue it in advance?
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 19 Mar 2014
Total posts 358
If you've hit plat on your leg over, and this has been credited to your account prior to the leg back, then this should show up when you check in, which will be printed on your ticket thus allowing you access.
Member since 05 Oct 2011
Total posts 115
Usually, within a day or so, the new status will print on your subsequent boarding pass......so PROBABLY
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 01 Apr 2015
Total posts 39
You can always login to your frequent flyer account on your phone if necessary.
Member since 22 Oct 2012
Total posts 206
Just don't expect the BA Galleries First lounge in T3 at LHR to be anywhere near as good as QF's F Lounge.
Member since 26 May 2014
Total posts 306
If you will qualify for QFF P on your outbound flight, then as mentioned by others your status should update within a day or so and then be recognised at your next check in. Can take longer for One World flights. If you are flying QF outbound and that booking will take you to P, then a call to QFF beforehand might get you in to the F lounge on departure - worth a try !
Thanks guys. Good to know. GregXL - I'll defintely try calling Qantas though I know a friend in the same situation (5 status credits short pre-flight) who got turned down on an early platinum request!
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum
Member since 07 Feb 2013
Total posts 431
What GregXL said - if they are oneworld flights they may take a while to show up but if your flights are QF coded shouldnt be a problem
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