Member since 17 Apr 2013
Total posts 50
Hi, Does qantas stil give out a status match? Just recieved my velocity platinum card last week and was wondering if they would match my status if requested?
I don't fly qantas that often but i do have a trip to Dubai & Hongkong coming up in the next 2-3months. Any suggestions?
Member since 10 Mar 2011
Total posts 138
I doubt it... They only offer things like a Status Match once in a while (and I haven't seen one from Qantas in a long time) so it is unlikely they would consider it.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 24 Aug 2011
Total posts 385
Word around the campfire is that QF doesn't see value in a straight status match due to VA having family pooling. For example two adults and two children doing MEL-BNE four times a year to visit relatives, plus a couple of extra flights for Mum or Dad can make one person hit Velocity gold - and from QF's eye that person isn't a FF.
Then again, never say never.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 12 Jan 2013
Total posts 40
Hi - It maybe worth asking the question through your coporate travel contact at Qantas if you have one.
Member since 23 Aug 2012
Total posts 88
Hi there, I heard of it happening before. However, it was not from VA. He was a SQ PPS Club member and they matched him to QF Gold if I was not mistaken.
Member since 09 May 2011
Total posts 170
There's no harm in asking ;)
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