• Not a good deal for people purely want to earn more points. The FX rate with Qantas Cash is really bad, compare to HSBC or Citi (Cash FX rate). Not worth it.

  • Originally Posted by Tifmono Originally Posted by mviy Originally Posted by magstaExcuse my ignorance, what is a "soft landing" back to GOLD? It means that if you obtain Platinum then fail to retain it you'd drop back to Gold not Bronze. Similarly if you fail to retain Gold you'd drop back to S...

  • I assume you are talking about QFF, and believe since you have already achieved Gold you are a frequent traveler. I would definitely go for it. (especially to have access to QF First Lounge or partner First Lounge when travel overseas)

  • You already answer the question yourself. You are an "infrequent" traveller and you only have plan to do 2 trips to US from Perth this year. Which mean you will need lounge access 2-4 times a year only. Do you really need a QC membership or QF Gold? I would recommend you use that $1500 budget to ...

  • Didn't realize the access fee has raised to $27. That's a big jump!Originally Posted by kring : Not sure if this is a recent change, however, I'm currently doing the weekly commute and the airport access fee via train is $27 per week (plus the actual fare to/from city).Originally Posted by airly...

  • Hi Julie, I have done something similar before for 2 years (2013-2015). If cost is the most important factor for you, try the suggestion below:Flight: Try to fly Jetstar from MEL(Avalon) to SYD, most of the time the airfare is $49-$59 (6am flight), even come down to $35 during promotion. Get a Je...