Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 09 May 2013
Total posts 339
What are the chances Qantas would release 2 seats on Chicago-Brisbane direct flights in Business for a platinum member, currently there are no seats available for redemption (Aug 2020)?
Member since 04 May 2015
Total posts 52
What did Qantas say when you called them and asked?
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 469
Don't ask don't get. Last week as a platinum I had my wife (not a platinum) on a different PNR join me on an exit row seat on a A380 for no charge and got Qantas to move us to an earlier flight on arrival in Sydney even though our ticket didn't allow for fee free changes. So worth a try, you never know.
I'm gold now, turning platinum in 10 days. No seats are available for redemption now. So, the question being, would my fortunes change when i become platinum?
Member since 14 Jun 2018
Total posts 45
Can never be guaranteed but your chances are certainly higher.
When you become platinum you see more options, and more seats if there are any to be had. The advantage of being platinum is not so much the lounges which is nice but all the other little things that do add up.
Member since 24 Dec 2013
Total posts 94
At the moment I can see one day in August which has two seats available in business on the direct flight available to me as a Platinum.
Member since 01 Nov 2016
Total posts 134
Originally Posted by mspcooper
Member since 26 Feb 2017
Total posts 8
I managed to snag 2 awards in Business as a Bronze for the start of September so there are some out there.
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