Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 14 Jan 2015
Total posts 46
Posting of status cards.
Morning all. I just have a quick one for all of you out there. Does anyone know how long it will take Qantas to post out new frequent flyer status card. I will reach a new tier at the end of November and I need that new card for December 23rd. Surely they can get it to me within that time frame.
Member since 26 May 2012
Total posts 132
Whilst nice to have, you don't actually need the card at all. QFs system usually gets updated immediately and indeed when I have flown, I have on a couple of occasions pbeen pleasantly surprised when the check-in staff have told me my status levle has increased.
Member since 07 Apr 2013
Total posts 134
As Richard said. I don't think I have ever used my card, it's always printed on the boarding pass for lounge access.
Member since 28 Aug 2014
Total posts 130
I disagree, I regurly use the card! In fact I wish it were a bit sturdier, like a proper credit card. Here's how I use mine:
Member since 28 Feb 2014
Mine took about 1 month just to get to Brisbane. (I think the office is base in Melbourne)
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards Gold
Member since 04 Jul 2014
Total posts 88
You may need them for partner airlines which is the only issue. For QF flights you should have no issue without it.
I've always received mine within a month or so, so you should be fine. You can always call QF and ask for a hurry along if possible
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 19 Mar 2014
Total posts 358
Even still, logging into the app will show a live and current status which should be sufficient for checking in / lounge access etc.
Member since 21 Aug 2013
Total posts 47
It's updated immediately on Amadeus (and even used to be on Qube, as it was on Merlin at Ansett, back in the day!) so lounge, res & all ground staff can very clearly see on anyone's reloc the second status is achieved. Agreed that it is really only non-Amadeus OW/other partners such as AA (who use Sabre) that you would need it for, as others have quite rightly stated.
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