Cathay Pacific - The Marco Polo Club
Member since 11 Jun 2018
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Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Jul 2011
Total posts 835
Generally doable at check-in if the agent knows how (although won't always stick).
Thanks! Still wonder if va have the same $ system.
Member since 24 Apr 2012
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You can usually change it at check-in, the service desk, the lounge or even at the boarding gate (although the gate agent may not be too happy about it as they have lots of other things to do). If your boarding pass for that onward flight was already printed, just make sure they reprint your boarding pass to show your new frequent flyer number, because it's embedded into the barcode, and scanning the older boarding pass (with the wrong frequent flyer number) could trigger the points to be credited to the wrong account.
Thank you Chris. I will do at the lounge counter (I suppose checkin counter maybe also very busy) to make sure the staff at the boarding gate scan the barcode with right ff information.
Member since 09 May 2013
Total posts 346
Could this be done without any FF number on the booking but applied by retroactive claim?
Technically yes, but if your status entitles you to any benefits (e.g. extra baggage allowance), it usually has to be in the system for those benefits to 'work' as such.
Great point, i forgot about that. Extra baggage etc would still apply if you were flying business or first for status pax.
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