Many ways to earn Qantas Points

Did you know you can earn Qantas Points booking a hotel, flying and much more? You can also earn points when making eligible purchases^ using Qantas Cash™, the prepaid facility built into the back of your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership card (once you’ve applied to activate it). Then, you can use your points for flights, upgrades and thousands of fantastic rewards.

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Choose from thousands of fantastic rewards

Being an airline, our most popular rewards are flights, which we call Award Flights. But even if you don't plan to fly, there's plenty to look forward to. You can use Qantas Points to book hotels, car hire, buy gift vouchers, and shop for over 1,000 products from brands such as Apple, Dyson and De'Longhi in the online Qantas Store.

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Fly to earn Status Credits and upgrade your membership

All members start out as a Bronze Frequent Flyer. When you fly, you earn Status Credits# and Qantas Points. Earn enough Status Credits and you'll progress through our membership tiers to Silver, Gold, Platinum and then Platinum One. Once you're a tiered member you can enjoy more benefits

But if you don't fly, don't worry. As a Bronze member, you're still able to reward yourself with Reward Flights, great products and more.

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Not a member yet?

Join now and receive your Qantas Frequent Flyer number immediately. Once you have your Frequent Flyer number, you can start earning points straight away and using them for flights and many other rewards.

Australia and New Zealand residents will pay a once only joining fee of:

Australia residents - A$89.50*

New Zealand residents - NZ$50*


There are two websites for the program:

  1. (the website you're now on) is about earning and using points in day-to-day life
  2. is about making the most of your membership as a flyer plus exploring other exciting travel related content Qantas has to offer. You will be redirected to to complete your application.

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Important Information:
# Status Credits are earned on eligible Qantas flights with a QF flight number on your ticket. Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes including Qantas with a QF flight number on the ticket operated by Jetstar Airlines (JQ), Jetstar Asia (3K), Jetstar Japan (GK) and Jetstar Pacific (BL) other than in Economy classes of Y, B, H, K or L (earn in L class is eligible only when travelling on a oneworld fare product). See Airline Earning Tables for details.
* Includes GST. Read the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statement before completing your application. Once you are a member, the Terms and Conditions are available for you to view and print at

Qantas Cash: To be eligible to receive the Qantas Card with the option of Qantas Cash you must be a New Zealand resident Qantas Frequent Flyer member 16 years of age or older. Qantas Cash is a prepaid MasterCard® payment facility built into the back of the Qantas Frequent Flyer Membership Card.
Qantas Cash is an unsecured debt security issued by Travelex Card Services Limited (the "Issuer"), a member of the Travelex Group. Qantas Cash is not guaranteed by any member of the Travelex Group or any other entity. MasterCard and the MasterCard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated.
MasterCard Prepaid Management Services (NZ) Limited distributes Qantas Cash together with Qantas. MasterCard Prepaid Management Services (NZ) Limited can be contacted at
MasterCard Prepaid Management Services (NZ) Limited and Qantas Airways Limited earn foreign exchange revenue from Qantas Cash transactions. MasterCard Prepaid Management Services (NZ) Limited receives a processing fee from domestic Qantas Cash "point of sale" transactions. Qantas receives revenue generated by Qantas Cash transactions based on interchange fees paid to the Issuer, deposits held by the Issuer, cardholder fees and certain rebates and incentives from MasterCard Asia/Pacific Pte Ltd.
This webpage has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs and you should consider the appropriateness of the information about the Qantas Cash facility having regard to those matters. A Product Disclosure Statement ("PDS") in respect of Qantas Cash is available via, and will also be given to applicants. You should obtain and consider the PDS before making any decisions about whether to acquire or continue to hold the prepaid facility.
Although the MasterCard Acceptance Mark may be displayed, Qantas Cash may not operate in some countries and geographical regions, due to restrictions. Please verify the list of countries and regions with restrictions at If you attempt to withdraw cash from an ATM or use your Card at merchants in any of these countries and geographical regions, your request will be declined. In addition, ATMs or POS terminals may not be owned or operated by the Issuer or MasterCard Prepaid Management Services (NZ) Limited and the Issuer and MasterCard Prepaid Management Services (NZ) Limited are not responsible for ensuring that merchants will accept the Card. For example, the Issuer and MasterCard Prepaid Management Services (NZ) Limited cannot control when an ATM or POS terminal is due for maintenance or is faulty or if a merchant chooses not to accept the Card. In such cases, your Card may not function properly or may be declined. For more information please see the Product Disclosure Statement at
^ Qantas Points are earned on eligible purchases in accordance with the terms and conditions specified at Eligible purchases do not include money orders, traveller’s cheques, gambling chips, adult entertainment or purchasing foreign currencies in cash. You do not earn Qantas Points when loading funds to your facility, transferring funds to another currency balance or to another member’s facility or when withdrawing funds from ATMs or cashing out your facility balance. Purchases that are reversed, refunded or charged-back are also ineligible for points earn, in addition to fees incurred.