Member since 04 Apr 2012
Total posts 12
I've just hit Lifetime Gold with QF and am looking for a new challenge. IMO, QF's current offer in the air is starting to get a bit long in the tooth, but I'll probably still do the bare minimum to maintain platinum. Also, I currently hold Platinum with VA, but pretty sure I'm not going to get there this year. To be honest, I'm yet to find upside with VA, other than lounges, when flying EY or SG. Any non-One World suggestions? SQ, EY?
Member since 03 Jan 2012
Total posts 60
If you're doing a percentage of flying into the USA, I can recommend the switch to Air NZ. I have lifetime Gold with QF and platinum for years but stopped flying them in January 2016. Air NZ have been excellent and status matched me to QF Gold. I've made Ellite and they give partner Elite for my wife.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 29 Nov 2013
Total posts 450
I'm not sure I'd be jumping from Qantas anytime soon...
Member since 15 Dec 2016
Total posts 171
I might just run for QF Platinum (1200SC) instead of Platinum One (3600SC includes 2700 on QF) from this year, since they're both OW Emerald came with OW lounge access worldwide except Al Mourjan, Al Safwa and Concorde Room.
Member since 05 Oct 2011
Total posts 115
I reckon it would be a good idea/encouragement for QFFF to offer a pathway to Platinum for Lifetime Golds' by allowing them to only need the annual difference between Gold and Platinum to qualify. That would be the "loyalty" incentive for those who can actually make choices to "invest" in QF for added benefits (moving to Platinum)
Member since 02 May 2016
Total posts 29
With QF creating the Platinum One status, dont know why they can't create a Lifetime Platinum status, instead of just having Lifetime Gold.
Member since 16 Jul 2017
Total posts 1
Agree LTG offers no real incentives to remain loyal to Qantas. At a minimum requalification to Platinum should be 1200 SCs not 1400.
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