Member since 05 May 2016
Total posts 300
If you drop back to SG you could book BNE-SYD-LHR-SYD-BNE in Business Class under a Double Status Credits Promo (you do have to keep a look out for these as you never know when the next one will come) and get 640 X 2 + 50 (if you take the loyalty bonus as 50SC) = 1330 SC just 70 SC short of levelling back up to Platinum. That could well be a lot better value than trying to retain Platinum this time.
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Member since 25 Nov 2016
Total posts 93
Book a First class and then Business class flight return in Asia and you will be fine. Only cost you around $10k
Member since 23 Feb 2015
Total posts 263
Member since 05 Aug 2017
Total posts 49
you should do 34 return trips BNE-SYD in Y. That will land you 680 SCs - mate you clearly don't know what you are doing...
Member since 18 Feb 2017
Total posts 60
Chirag72 can I strongly and respectfully suggest you just buy lounge access when you need it? Are you sure that travelling for no reason other than 680 status credits is worth it? I can only think that you want lounge access OR need to feel important... please don't think platinum makes you a better person. Just buy lounge access for crying out loud, it's cheaper than all those useless flights you're about to take...
Member since 21 Jun 2019
Total posts 2
I am a year late, but I received 560 status credits (not during double status promotion) for a short jaunt to Malaysia for $2700. Sydney-Melbourne-Denpasar-KL-KK and back. Much cheaper than Europe.
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