Express Path on arrival.

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Axl

Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 18 Mar 2016

Total posts 5

What is the point?  Are airlines paying for this (non-existent) privilege? I have never had a fast-track/express/premium pass honoured on arrival into SYD, so why do Qantas et al even bother handing them out?

alansu

Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 22 Jan 2015

Total posts 80

I can see it being potentially useful at immigration for passengers without access to e-Gates, but apart from that, completely agree that it's useless. SYD T1 is pretty much just the red/green lanes now. The signage for Express Path is pretty much decoration at this stage.

henrus

Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 23 Oct 2013

Total posts 768

In Brisbane, they have a separate express pass line which joins the front of the green declare lane so I guess it can be useful depending on the airport.

I've found VA has only really been handing them out to Business and Platinum on board now whereas they use to hand it to Silver and above at check-in.

wjhu

Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 11 Jan 2011

Total posts 21

It is certainly worthwhile in MEL: usually gets you in a MUCH shorter line for customs checking.

Steve987

Member since 23 Feb 2015

Total posts 241

Useless if you can use e-gate, a godsend if you can't. When I travel with my daughter I am always glad I have it.

wmakotz

Member since 09 Oct 2017

Total posts 1

Found it good for mums with kids or elderly - waiting in those long lines can be tough.

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