Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Sep 2018
Total posts 349
My flight on Mondy departs at 8 and I want to move it up to 7. Have you guys tried the fly ahead feature? How early can you push the flight?
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 06 Aug 2017
Total posts 97
Yes, have used fly-ahead and it’s great. You need to be at the airport to request it on the day of travel (unless you’re Platinum, in which case you can call). Depending on destination you can request a flight up to 2 hours prior to your booked flight or the flight immediately prior to your booked flight.
Member since 20 Mar 2012
Total posts 191
Have used it many times, it's great. Any fare but Getaway, just ask at a service desk. Can also call ahead of the airport if you're platinum.
Member since 15 Mar 2017
Total posts 20
as long as you are on an elevate fair or above its fine. I use it on my east coast flights frequently. Will always book a 6pm flight and usually end up on a 4 or 5pm.. only problem is usually you end up in a less desirable seat than my usual 3A or 3F
Just curious. If on a getaway fare, any chance they'd let you fly-ahead?
Member since 02 Nov 2012
Total posts 39
Depends on the person at the counter but usually is denied.
Member since 19 Feb 2016
Total posts 15
Member since 06 Jun 2017
Total posts 26
Originally Posted by djtech
I've been allowed once since the rule changes around Getaway fares a couple of years back. I thought it was because I was being nice and a platinum, I later found out it's because they were oversold LOL.
Member since 02 Jun 2013
Total posts 34
That's exactly why they changed the rules!
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