Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 01 Jun 2017
Total posts 1
I've just booked a Qantas domestic business flight from BNE to MEL (QF flight number), using Emirates points. When I login to "Manage my booking", there is a large box prominently displayed at the top of the page with: "Let us drive you to and from the airport for free.", followed by a red "Book now" button, with my booking reference number directly below it. When I select the "Book now" button, it gives options to book a car for drop-off at Brisbane DOMESTIC airport (at least three hours prior to departure); and another for pick-up from Melbourne DOMESTIC airport. To the right of each Chauffeur-drive booking option it states: "Mileage restriction: Within 60 driven kms of ["Brisbane" or "Melbourne"] International Airport". and "Notes: Itineraries which are exclusively between Australia and New Zealand are not eligible for Chauffeur-drive."
Surely this is an Emirates error - a Qantas DOMESTIC business flight booked using Emirates points (or in fact any other payment type), should not offer a complimentary Chauffeur-drive?
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 261
It should not. Would be interested to see what happens if you book them!
Member since 23 Feb 2015
Total posts 268
Anticipate it being gone with 24 hours of this post lol
Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 206
Give it a go, see what happens!
technically it's not a trans tasman flight...
Member since 28 Feb 2017
Total posts 10
I find Queensland is like a separate country so maybe Emirates recognise that
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