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Qantas Double Status Credits: October 11 to 16 (updated)

Qantas Double Status Credits:  October 11 to 16 (updated)

You have to give it to the community over at Australian Frequent Flyer – they sure dig deep to find these things.

It looks like another Double Status Credits booking period is being announced by Qantas: This time you need to:

  • Register – try after 11 am Today
  • Book between 11 October and 16 October – so the window is slim
  • Eligible flights are those with QF flight number on QF metal both international and domestic
  • Flights must fall into the period of 23 October 2018 to 30 June 2019
  • Include your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number in your booking


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As at 11 am today – this Promo has not yet appeared on the home page of the Qantas website.

You need to be a member of Qantas Frequent Flyer, have a look at all the details and conditions here and you need to log in and register.

Conditions (have corrected some dates here)

And here are the highlights of the fine print – with the full text of the ‘Important Information’ from the Qantas site below:

  • Doesn’t apply for public servants travelling on government travel
  • Bookings need to be made in the next 4 days (11 to 16 October)
  • Travel must be commenced and completed between 23 October ’18 and 30 June ’19
  • Eligible flights must have a QF flight number on the ticket, and must ordinarily earn Status Credits
  • Only flight gift vouchers bought and booked during the 6 days of the promotion will earn double credits
  • Bonus credits do not count towards some other bonuses (see important information below)

Ok, I haven’t got time to stick around here writing advice for you lot. I have status runs to plan, bookings to make, lowest fares/maximum Status Credits equations to calculate!

Or maybe I don’t. You may remember, I have already mapped out bookings and a Status Run Strategy to get me to Platinum. Maybe I should aim for Platinum One?

Anyone got some great tips for Cheap Status Runs?


Important information: (from the Qantas Website)

You must be a Qantas Frequent Flyer member to earn and use Qantas Points and Status Credits. Membership, Points and  Status Credits are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

In accordance with Commonwealth policy, this offer is not available to you if you are travelling for Commonwealth purposes.

Disclaimer: *

This offer is valid when you register and make a new booking on an Eligible Flight between 12.01am (AEDT) 11 October 2018 and 11.59pm (AEDT) 16 October 2018 and travel between 23 October 2018 and 30 June 2019.

An Eligible Flight for the purpose of this promotion means any Domestic or International Qantas operated with a QF flight number on your ticket where Status Credits are normally earned. For full details, see terms and conditions.

Status Credits will not be earned on some fare types and booking classes including Classic Flight Rewards and any flight with a QF flight number on the ticket which is not operated by Qantas including Jetstar, Jetstar Asia, Valuair, Jetstar Japan, Jetstar Pacific and other partner airlines except are not eligible for this offer.

See Airline Earning Tables for details.

Flight gift vouchers purchased, but not redeemed for an eligible flight booking during the promotion period will not earn double Status Credits.

Bonus Status Credits earned from this offer do not count towards Loyalty Bonus, Platinum Bonus Reward, Platinum One Bonus Reward and Status Accelerator/Challenge earn requirements.

Each passenger can book multiple new bookings and be eligible for the offer.

Status Credits may take up to six weeks after completion of travel to be credited to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account.

Flights are subject to availability and any applicable fare conditions. Flights can be booked via the Qantas website, a travel agent or Qantas Contact Centres. Fees may apply.

Your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number must be recorded at the time of registration and booking to earn Status Credits.

This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer by Qantas.

Only one Double Status Credits offer can be used per individual qualifying segment of your itinerary. If you qualify for multiple bonus offers, the offer first registered for will be applied to each individual qualifying segment.

Full or part travel of an itinerary is eligible only if you book (regardless of payment date) and travel within the promotional dates as listed above. If you cancel your initial qualifying booking or change it to be outside of the eligible travel period this bonus offer will not apply.

Disclaimer: ^ Qantas offers Economy and Business fares on selected Australian domestic flights and Economy, Premium Economy, Business and First on selected international flights. Flights can be booked via, a travel agent or Qantas Contact Centres. Fees may apply.

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