Most Point Hacks readers are inevitably going to already be Qantas Frequent Flyer members, but in case you’re not, this list covers off one of Qantas’ more bizarre policies – their attempt to charge a one-off fee $89.50 for new members of Qantas Frequent Flyer to members with Australian addresses.
Overseas residents can get it free. It’s quite odd that they would actually want to charge for this, but it’s simple to get around, and even if you’re a member already these are useful for signing up friends and family when needed.
Qantas run promotions for free memberships with their frequent flyer program partners, such as banks. It’s possible to find a range of promotional application codes, as these links follow a common format. Here’s the full list I’ve found that currently work.
If any of these codes expire, you can always google for new ones.
Seriously, why pay $89.50?