Sunday, January 11, 2015

more benefits for Qantas Platinum One tier

Qantas Frequent Flyer today announced it will introduce a suite of new benefits for members of its elite “Platinum One” flying tier.

The launch benefits were based around providing additional services and support to the most frequent flyers and included access to 24/7 support from a dedicated Platinum One team, early points upgrade processing, additional access to Classic Awards seats, complimentary exit row seating, Qantas epiQure membership and invitations to “money can’t buy” experiences ranging from intimate private concerts and backstage tours by world class performers to personal chef dinners and Qantas flight simulator sessions.

Following its successful launch and based on feedback from existing members, Platinum One members will receive additional perks from today including:

Platinum membership for a spouse or de facto domestic partner. Platinum One members can nominate a partner to receive complimentary Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum status which includes benefits such as access to the Qantas International First Lounges and Domestic Business Lounges

Waivers for any fare differential that might be payable at the airport to move to an earlier Qantas domestic flight when travelling on a flexible fare

Booking fee waivers for new eligible commercial bookings when you book via telephone with Qantas

Complimentary Qantas Golf Club Premium membership, with the Qantas Golf Club planned for launch this coming summer

Double points earn with Qantas Restaurants

Other new benefits for Platinum One members include a bonus of 75,000 Qantas Points when they reach 5,000 Status Credits in a membership year flying with Qantas and Jetstar and a further 100,000 Qantas Points when they reach 7,000 Status Credits in a membership year flying with Qantas and Jetstar. The use of these points are at the members discretion. They can redeem them for flight upgrades, transfers to family members, flight and hotel bookings, wine from Qantas epiQure, or to buy gift vouchers, items or experiences from more than 3000 options available on the Qantas Store.

The additional benefits will be communicated to members today and also by Lesley Grant and the Qantas Loyalty leadership team in person to selected members as they embark on a national roadshow.

Over the next four weeks, the executives will travel around Australia providing a selection of members of Qantas Frequent Flyer and Aquire with a face-to-face update about the programs, with a dual objective to communicate recent program developments such as the launch of and the Qantas Golf Club, as well as seeking member feedback on what they would like to see from the programs.

The first event will be hosted in Sydney this evening, with a selection of members based in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra and Adelaide also invited to offer their opinions and insights on the Qantas Frequent Flyer and Aquire programs when the team visits their city.

For full details and terms and conditions on the new Platinum One benefits, go to

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