Qantas Club fees increase slightly but you can now earn bonus points on your dues

Qantas Frequent Flyer has announced a slight increase in fees for Qantas Club, which gives you access to lounges, priority check-in, domestic upgrades and an additional checked baggage allowance.

However, you’ll now earn bonus Qantas Points on your membership dues.

In this guide, we outline pricing, points earn, the benefits of membership, and alternative ways to access these privileges.

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Qantas now allowing award bookings to be upgraded using Qantas Points

Qantas Airplanes on runway | Point Hacks

Qantas announced yesterday that you can now request an upgrade using your Qantas Points for Classic Award bookings (i.e. bookings you’ve made with your Qantas points).

This new ability to upgrade Classic Award flights has introduced another layer to the question of ‘how should I redeem my Qantas Points’, and has the potential to extract more points from your hard-earned frequent flyer balance.

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Meet the Point Hacks team and see how each person travelled to Singapore for our catchup

The Point Hacks crew just wrapped up a team meetup in Singapore last month. As we are spread from coast-to-coast in Australia, across to Auckland, up to The Philippines and over to the US, we enjoyed getting to spend some time face-to-face.

The picture above is of us on a sunset walk along the Southern Ridges (which we’d highly recommend on your next Singapore stopover!). Now you can put faces to names for some of our team (L-R): Warren, Keith, Matt, Todd, Sheena, Steven and Daniel. Continue reading…