• Qantas needs to get the points you hold off their books because they are a liability: they also want to retain your loyalty, so this seems like a pretty sensible initiative.I think I might wait for them to come out with a Pimp My Status program where you can upgrade from Platinum to Platinum Plus...

  • Qantas needs to get the points you hold off their books as they are a liability: they also want to retain your loyalty, so this seems like a very sensible initiative to me.I think I might wait for them to come out with a Pimp My Status program where you can upgrade from Platinum to Platinum Plus ...

  • Perhaps this is just the wake up call I needed. I had been brainwashed into thinking that paying an Annual Fee of $295 for a credit card is really good value. And while outraged at first, paying an extra 3.85% for my purchases in the form of an Amex Transaction Fee is now the norm for me. ...

  • Thanks for everyone's input.The best option seems to be Jetstar business class. Other asian destinations are also lucrative if you are prepared to do some hoping around.Gold status is less about the lounge access for me and more about the forward cabin seat allocation and priority (albeit only ov...

  • Retain QANTAS Gold

    Dec 08, 2016, 09:52 AM

    Does anyone have any experience of retaining their Gold status when they well short of the required 600 status credits ... say only 250 points?Originally Posted by ian thompson : I know a lot of people have had issues with some of the rigidity within the QANTAS system, however, I just received a...

  • I am a not so frequent flyer this year and it looks like I am going to be 250 status credits shy of retaining my Qantas Gold Frequent Flyer status come January. I have already factored in a few domestic trips as well as the opt-in 50 status credits loyalty (after 500 earned) on offer.Can anyone s...