Members of Qantas’ business loyalty program can earn 1.5x Status Credits by registering for this promotion.
This is a good way to qualify for higher status with Qantas.
If you’re not familiar with this program, read our intro guide and beginner’s guide for more information on the different Qantas status and their benefits.
The current bonus Status Credits offer
Members of Qantas Business Rewards can earn 50% bonus Status Credits when they book and fly on eligible Qantas flights with a QF flight number.
Note that bonus Status Credits may take up to eight weeks after travel to be credited to your account.
How to take advantage of this offer
- Register for the promotion here (login required)
- Make your bookings between 29 April and 7 May 2019, for travel until 30 June 2019
- Remember to include your ABN and Frequent Flyer membership number in your booking
Here are the full terms and conditions:
To participate in this offer, Qantas Business Rewards Members must (a) register their ABN between 12.01am (AEST) 29 April 2019 and 11.59pm (AEST) 7 May 2019 and b) book a new flight booking between 12.01am (AEST) 29 April 2019 and 11.59pm (AEST) 7 May 2019, for travel between 29 April 2019 and 30 June 2019. Bonus Status Credits will be earned by the Qantas Frequent Flyer member travelling on eligible Qantas flights booked under the registered Qantas Business Rewards Member’s ABN. An Eligible Flight for the purpose of this promotion means any Qantas operated flight with a QF flight number on the ticket where Status Credits are normally earned. Bonus Status Credits may 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. See the Airline Earning Tables for details. The Qantas Business Rewards Member’s ABN and traveller’s Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number must be quoted at the time of booking for the QFF member to earn bonus Status Credits. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other bonus offer by Qantas. Only one bonus Status Credits offer can be used per individual qualifying segment of your itinerary. However, bonus Status Credits may be earned on multiple eligible flight bookings if you book and travel within the promotional dates as listed above. If you qualify for multiple 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 and travel within the promotional dates as listed above. If you change or cancel your initial qualifying booking and/or travel is completed outside the promotional period, this bonus offer will not apply. Bonus Status Credits may take up to 8 weeks after completion of your travel to be credited to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account.
Qantas has offered double Status Credits for a few days during these months:
- April-May 2019 (Qantas Business Rewards members only)
- February 2019
- October 2018
- August 2018
- February 2018
- September 2017 (targeted offer)
You can see that these promos are offered every 2-6 months (based on data collected since September 2017).
Summing up: should you take advantage of this offer?
Bonus Status Credits promotions are a great way to reach a higher status tier in a cost-effective way, so it’s always worth taking advantage of this offer if you have some planned travel.
Just make sure to not fall foul of the terms and conditions. Remember to register first, make your booking during the promotion period for the specific travel dates permitted.
Also, only certain QF-numbered flights operated by Qantas are usually eligible, meaning those operated by Jetstar Group, oneworld and other partner airlines are often excluded.
You may also be interested in promotions to boost your Qantas Points balance.
How have you boosted your status earn using these promotions?