Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 11 Dec 2017
Total posts 121
Just got another Platinum email with an offer of up to 20% off flights for Platinum members, hereâs the full email:
Member since 23 Oct 2015
Total posts 36
Yes, I got the same. I do have a international flight to book - 15% off for First, sounded good, however the theory seemed not to match the reality.
Member since 10 Apr 2012
Total posts 177
I got the same thing, however bummer that i just booked my Bonus Status Credit offer Yesterday :(
Member since 22 Dec 2015
Total posts 25
I too looked at the offer this morning and found that on 5 x SYD - HNL - SYD there was no discount applied at all? Perhaps it is on selected routes only? very confusing.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 08 May 2014
Total posts 43
Try clearing cookies, using a different browser or device completely & if you’re super keen, a VPN.
Member since 03 May 2019
Total posts 6
Maybe only applies to fully flex tickets and not cheaper fares thus being still more expensive (unless you need full flex)?
Member since 09 May 2013
Total posts 339
Also, the keyword is "upto" 20% off. This would mean very few fares are at that discount and the rest would be discounted from 0-20%.
Member since 04 Dec 2012
Total posts 2
International (return flights only):
Member since 15 Feb 2014
Me too. I logged in three days back to check out Heathrow-Brisbane return flights and noted the fares. When I got the Qantas Platinum email I went back online - nope. No discount at all despite my flights fitting the T&Cs. I got all excited too ....
Member since 04 Dec 2013
Total posts 65
I just tried this - it's mad! Clicked through from the link they sent to one browser (not the usual one) and it was $5888. And then logged in as a platinum: $6393 for the same flights, same fare class.
Why should I need to do this? they sent me an email stating that if I use my login I will get 15% off international return flights.
Member since 16 Dec 2011
Total posts 8
My understanding was that you need to call to book these flights at a discount and that they’re not available online.
Sadly that's not right either. Qantas in the email itself states
Member since 03 Nov 2014
Total posts 127
The terms actually outline there may be sale fares available that are cheaper than the discounted fare - seems a bit strange. Probably should’ve been more specific ie Discount on full flex or similar. Initially I was thinking this is a great way to reward loyal passengers, but seems like a waste of time...
Not so much a waste of time, more a matter of misleading and deceptive conduct. There are laws about this sort of thing.
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