Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 21 Jun 2017
Total posts 9
I am about to hit the 3,600 status credits to renew my P1. I am at the 6 month point in my annual cycle. From a bit of reading, the benefits beyond 3,600 status credits are not really blowing me away - either 75,000 Â points at 5,000 status credits / or 100,000 points at 7,000 SC's(and I'm already drowning in points). I also believe I must only fly on QF tickets to get to those levels (which I probably wont hit as Qantas doenst fly to enough places I go to). I am also Lifetime gold, so there is nothing to shoot for there
Member since 05 May 2016
Total posts 287
If you mainly travel to London although it's a OneWorld airline, BA could be a good choice. BA has Lifetime Gold (Gold on BA is similar to Platinum on QANTAS and is Oneworld Emerald). If you fly enough for Lifetime Gold on BA to be realistic it could be well worth chasing.
Member since 08 Aug 2016
Total posts 112
you could go emirates, spend over 50k a year with them (which by many reports is what it takes) and get invited to join their invitation only program (IO) which gets you access to the chairmans lounge
Member since 14 Feb 2017
Total posts 77
I would suggest looking at a Star Alliance Airline - SIA and their Kris Flyer programme is good/accessible for AU resident - plus they have the route network and world class product to support your destinations. This will also mean you will accrue status in the 2 major alliances therefore your travels will allow you a lot more freedom of routes/airlines to choose from. Wish i had your problem!
Member since 23 Feb 2015
Total posts 258
Member since 24 Aug 2011
Total posts 55
I'd suggest going to SQ which also gives you status with VA as well as across the Star Alliance. I'm pretty sure SQ would probably status match almost immediately
Member since 20 Apr 2015
Total posts 8
Member since 10 Mar 2011
Total posts 137
Why do you need to do anything? Keep accumulating the points on QF and then you can just fly on points on any OneWorld airline. Swapping across to another program means you start from 0... 0 points, 0 status. I stuck to one program and now have well over 1.5 million points and I book all my overseas holidays in Business Class and only have to pay taxes.
Member since 14 Dec 2016
Total posts 57
I agree with getting in with the star alliance program, and id suggest either Singapore Airlines or Etihad.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum
Member since 07 Feb 2013
Total posts 431
Definitely Star Alliance using SQ
Member since 25 Mar 2014
Total posts 198
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