Member since 10 Nov 2017
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Is it common for Qantas to not release Classic Flight rewards during school holiday periods? I've been monitoring September 2022 school holidays for Qantas Classic Flight Reward availability (Economy) but nothing has shown up yet. Am I wasting my time? Do Qantas ever release rewards in the school holiday weeks?
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Member since 25 Oct 2019
Total posts 64
@uhp7, it does depend on your status. If you are willing to share your status I can give you a more detailed answer. But basically, the higher you are the more you will see.
Also, there was an article saying that 4 billion points have been spent on flights. Qantas did release plenty of award seats for the next year but they were snapped up quite quickly. In general it is more difficult to get seats in holiday periods.
Member since 19 Apr 2012
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There is also the issue that it is a long way out. A lot more will be released from about two to three months out after they see how bookings are going.
Originally Posted by patrickk
Thank you for the quick replies! I am only Silver level. I can see Awards up to 13 Sep 22. It's been like that for weeks and I've been looking daily.
I think this is mostly to do with you being silver unfortunately. I don't know where you are looking to go but for a dummy booking from Melbourne to Los Angeles theres plenty availability in September in Economy and Business.
We flying BNE to MCO, usually via LAX. Good to see you can see availability to LAX via Melbourne. Gives me a little hope.
I can see Lots of BNE and MEL to LAX flights as well, problem appears to be when I make it to MCO Orlando there are much less visible, onky to 13 Sep at this stage. Maybe has something to do with partner airlines in the US. Typically AA or United connection.
Originally Posted by uhp7
Yes I assume so regarding AA. There is award availability to Orlando on Qantas's site up to 13 Sep 22 usin AA or United but not sure why its blank after that for the domestic US leg. No options even via another city, just nothing. Maybe that is normal for Sep Oct, but I'm just a newbie so I don't know :D
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