Member since 13 Sep 2016
Total posts 10
With Qantas announcing MEL-DPS today this will be worth watching for status runs. SYD-DPS is a good yield for business class sales and double status credit periods, MEL-DPS will be the same with 480 status credits return in business class under a double status credit offer. Don't bother staying in DPS though, just turnaround and come straight back home!
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Member since 09 Feb 2015
Total posts 66
I don't know why you would just turn around and come straight back home? But the status haul seems appealing.
Member since 23 Feb 2015
Total posts 264
JQ business max may still be better?
Member since 05 May 2016
Total posts 303
Even better is to do SYD-MEL-DPS-MEL-SYD or MEL-SYD-DPS-SYD-MEL. Why fly direct when you can fly indirect and earn more?
Member since 15 Dec 2016
Total posts 171
If you know this deal, I've booked several QR business from SGN to JFK return ($865) during last year's error fare sale. It earns 520 status credits per trip, but if you want to fly on Qsuite 777-300ER rather than A350, it's an overnight in Doha.
Member since 19 Jan 2018
Total posts 64
I have to say that people really are losing all perspective when they are prepared to spend a day of their life travelling on a 738 for the sole purpose of earning status credits.
Member since 23 Jun 2017
Total posts 3
Great trick but whats wrong with DPS? Lovely place if you get to know it
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