Some of the best routes to do a Qantas status run on

GUIDE: Earning Points
DIFFICULTY: Intermediate
TIME TO READ: 1 minutes
POSTED: August 10, 2018
UPDATED: August 12, 2018
LOYALTY PROGRAMS: Qantas Frequent Flyer

Given that Qantas runs periodic bonus Status Credits promotions, for those looking at achieving or retaining Qantas elite status, here are some of the best flights to take in order to fast-track your way to Gold or above.


Our Point Hacks in-house travel agent Luke Vaughan has put together the following recommendations for return tickets:

RouteviaCabinPriceSC earnDouble SC earnCost per SC (regular rate)Cost per SC (double SC)
Brisbane - BaliSydneyBusiness$1977320640$6.18$3.09
Hobart - ChristchurchMelbourneBusiness$1564240480$6.52$3.26
Adelaide - SantiagoMelbourne & SydneyBusiness$3610480920$7.52$3.76
Adelaide - LondonBrisbane & SingaporeBusiness$66756801360$9.82$4.91
Melbourne - TokyoSydneyPremium Economy$1606160320$10.04$5.02

Note that all fares are for low-season travel and should be used for reference purposes only. The more segments flown, the more SCs are earned.

While you may have to spend multiple hours in these recliner Business Class seats, it may make it worth it to access elite benefits later on

Summing up

If you are looking for Qantas status and have some cash on hand, then the routes above could be some good ones to research.

Do you have any other suggestions to add to the table above for the benefit of other Point Hacks readers? Share in the comments below!

Some of the best routes to do a Qantas status run on was last modified: August 12th, 2018 by Matt Moffitt