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Member since 28 Dec 2015
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I am hoping to get some advice and insights into what I can book in terms of J award seats when I become a platinum with Qantas.
I will become platinum this September and I have learnt from forums here that one of the unpublished perks of being a platinum is the ability to "request" award seats to be released if there are still "I" tickets available. I am looking at a possible trip for my family to Hawaii for the April school holiday 2019 and there are currently no J award seats on Qantas whatsoever even for golds. So I am just wondering if any of you have had experience having J award seats SYD-HNL released to platinums, in that case I will wait until September when I become platinum to try, or is this just an impossible route to get J award seats, and in this case I will look to Virgin/Hawaii option. Ideally I would like two award seats and will be purchasing one commercial seat.
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Platinums may request seats be released shortly after the initially released seats are snapped up (QF may not have any award seats if they expect to be able to sell all the seats) rather than waiting that long.
No harm in trying but I wouldn’t count on getting what you want.
You do need to be flexible with travel dates when requesting seats be released.
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SYD-HNL on Qantas, any chance of J award seats as a QFF platinum?
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