Member since 07 Jun 2015
Total posts 3
Hi all! My husband
and I want to go to Japan next year. We have 450,000 Qantas points but only
Bronze membership - we utilise our credit cards well! We are retired and trying
to get the most from our points. My questions are: Is it better to buy the
economy seats with cash and then go for a business class upgrade or purchase
them outright initially with points? What is the best way to utilise the
points? Further, I've been reading about speaking with revenue management to
try and get the upgrades. Does that work with Qantas? :) Anything is worth a
shot, I think. Thanks for your help in advance.
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Member since 08 Jun 2017
Total posts 29
Now that you're retired credit card churning would be harder, so replenishing your points balance would be difficult.
Sounds like you've done extremely well with your points strategy.
If you want to fly Business you'll need to purchase revenue Business airfares sometimes once you've depleted your points balance (budget permitting). Purchasing revenue tickets you earn points and status credits.
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