Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Aug 2012
Total posts 88
So, we can now earn qf points by booking on airbnb...or can we, or at what price?
Qantas - Platinum (Lifetime Gold)
Member since 25 Apr 2013
Total posts 51
Were both viewings in the same currency?
Yes, they were both AU$
Member since 10 Jun 2015
Total posts 72
I found an apartment in docklands, 110 on qantas, 95 on airbnb.
I don't feel so bad now, I booked $2800 worth of Airbnb in the USA over Christmas/New Year and only realised afterwards that I forgot to do it via QF, seems that was a good thing after all!!
Member since 27 Nov 2016
Total posts 1
no surprise there with Q taking the ' pimp fees'
Member since 29 Nov 2013
Total posts 437
Member since 12 Dec 2012
Total posts 290
I had a airbnb in Osaka last week. When I booked, I was first quoted $172. It was confirmed at $199 (4 nights).Not sure if that is due to currency changes and/or QF linked. There didn't appear to be any changes in price to the Seoul booking right before the Osaka stop, also booked via the QF link.
Member since 18 Nov 2015
Total posts 110
Member since 23 Aug 2013
Yes I experienced this as well. Roughly about a 30% knock on. Frequant Flyers is a business so going through them will always cost you. It was more interesting that Air B N B took the risk with this. I ended up booking a room through another site. Not a massive fan of such a money grab.
Member since 01 May 2016
Total posts 4
Good for you, tuzza1 for pointing this out.
Member since 16 Jan 2014
I just tried to check this before making more Airbnb bookings. I picked a couple of Sydney properties and via the Qantas Airbnb portal or direct through Airbnb (while logged in and logged out) the prices were the same?? I tried it over two different browsers as well, so via Qantas on one and via Airbnb on the other. I'll check it again before confirming any more bookings but so far I'm not seeing a markup via the QF FF portal?
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