Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 26 Nov 2015
Total posts 2
Need 60 SC points by end of the month to retain silver. I'm already a Qantas Club member...trying to decide whether worth the expense of a business class to Melb this weekend or drop to bronze (need to go so could just get cheap economy). Looks like benefits of Silver aren't that great with QC already. More benefits if traveling overseas?
Member since 15 Dec 2014
Total posts 191
Hardly any benefits with Silver, not much offerings. I would just retain Bronze if you have QC membership already
Member since 25 Sep 2013
Total posts 376
Also, what are "SC points"?
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
Agree. Better off just keeping QF.. If you were 60 SC off Gold, different matter.
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 767
Yeh how often in the next year are you going to travel with partner airlines on the oneworld network?
Member since 21 Jan 2014
Total posts 267
Silver is nothing status in Qantas anyway, as you are a QC member your lounge access is assured so the token entry sent with Silver is not an issue. I am always fascinated by the Silver status and how Qantas have managed to leverage it to the point where people are prepared to spend money to keep it, it is worthless. You have to triple your travel to reach Gold which is a stretch for many, at least with Virgin you only have to double your travel to obtain Gold.
Member since 21 Apr 2012
Total posts 2,058
You're better off putting that money towards your QC membership renewal. Silver/OW Ruby is a non-status.
Member since 04 Nov 2011
Total posts 202
Silver will put you ahead of NB pax if you are planning on travelling and looking to upgrade. Priority check in at Business Class check in is a nice perka also.
Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 761
Gets priority check in with QC when flying QF.
Thanks all. Thats the way I've been thinking. I had a big year of travel in 2013 and was Gold. After that was a bit quiet on the travel front and ended up Silver so had to pony up the cash to get QC.
Thinking will save my cash and put it towards more travel next year. At least that way it will be more fun getting the points and may tick into silver pretty quickly on the way up.
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