Qantas Status Credits Offers: double Status Credits or Qantas Points

Are you looking for Qantas Status Credits Offers? You’re not alone! – It’s the question that everyone has been asking, and we have the answer!

With no limit to the number of eligible flights you can book, Qantas Status Credits Offers could be the key to unlocking perks like lounge access, extra baggage allowance, priority upgrades, and more.

Here’s what you need to know.

February 2024 promotion – double Status Credits or double Qantas Points [expired]

Qantas has just launched its first (and possibly only!) double Status Credit offer for 2024, offering an opportunity for frequent flyer members to fast track their way to Silver, Gold, Platinum or Platinum One status.

The promotion is now live and open for registration. It covers new bookings made by 11.59 PM Tuesday 27 February, for flights taken between 28 February 2024 all the way through to 14 February 2025.

Will you look to take advantage of the first (and possibly only) Qantas double status credit promotion of 2024?

Registration for this offer takes just a minute, and it could get your Qantas Frequent Flyer status soaring. Simply follow the steps below:

  1. Head to the Qantas website here or to the Qantas App and register for this offer by 11.59pm (AEDT) 27 February 2024. You will be prompted to choose either double Status Credits or double Qantas Points
  2. Book any eligible Qantas marketed and operated flight (that’s a flight with a QF flight number, meaning partner airlines such as Emirates and Jetstar don’t make the cut) by 11.59pm (AEDT) 27 February 2024, for travel between 28 February 2024 and 14 February 2025, and
  3. Wait for your double status credits (or double Qantas Points, if you selected this option) to be credited to your account. Qantas says that this can occur up to eight weeks after travel.

Important things to know

Qantas has made a few changes to this popular offer this year, so here are things to be aware of.

This year, Qantas is allowing frequent flyers to change their nominated reward during the seven day registration period. This can be done by re-completing the prompts in either the Qantas App or on the campaign page, up until the registration cut off at 11.59 pm 27th February 2024. Qantas will apply the final reward chosen to all eligible flights booked within the offer period.

Hold a Points Club membership? We’ve received confirmation directly from Qantas that this offer does apply to status credits earned on reward seats for Qantas Points Club (and Plus) members, provided they register, book and fly on a Qantas operated flights with a QF flight number within the eligible time period.

Lastly, it’s important to note that 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.

Double Qantas Points for businesses and ABN holders

If you own a business or are an ABN holder, Qantas is kicking in an additional incentive to the 2024 double Status Credit promotion.

Via Qantas Business Rewards, ABN holders can register for double Qantas Points for their business. This reward is in addition to the double Status Credits or double Qantas Points that can be earned by individual travellers under the current promotion.

To take advantage of this offer, simply activate the offer for your business by 27 February 2024 via Qantas Business Rewards and book any eligible Qantas operated flight with a QF flight number for travel between 28 February 2024 and 14 February 2025

Eligible flights can be booked via your Business Account, qantas.com or via your travel agent.

Will you look to take advantage of the first (and possibly only) Qantas double status credit promotion of 2024?

qantas status credits offers

Historical Qantas Status Credits Offers

February 2024 (current offer) – A choice of double Qantas Points or Qantas Status Credits
March 2023 – A choice of double Qantas Points or Qantas Status Credits
March 2022 – A choice of double Qantas Points or Qantas Status Credits
December 2021 – Bonus Status Credits with Qantas Hotels

Guide to Qantas Status Credits Offers

Looking for more information about Qantas Status Credits Offers? Read on to find out more about these popular offers, and discover how you can leverage status credits to earn elite Qantas Frequent Flyer status in 2024.

While Qantas Status Credits Offers present a unique opportunity to fast track to a higher membership level, there are typically a number of restrictions levied to the promotion. Travellers should be aware that the following terms and conditions usually apply:

  • Qantas operated flights only. Qantas status credits offers apply to flights operated by Qantas only (with a QF flight number). This means that Qantas-ticketed flights on Jetstar or partner airlines like Emirates are off the table.
  • A specific booking and travel period. Promotions require travellers to register within the specified time period, and then travel in a second specified time period. Registration and/or travel outside the eligible time periods will render your journey non-qualifying.
  • Restrictions on status credit usage. If you’re planning a Qantas status run with a view to completing a status challenge or achieving a membership bonus reward – think again. Qantas has recently tightened up the usage of status credits earned through status credit promotions. They now don’t typically count towards Loyalty Bonus, Membership Bonus Reward or status challenge requirements.
  • Requalification period. Qantas states that status credits should be credited to your account up to eight weeks after your travel is completed. It’s important to keep this in mind if you have a restricted period of time to travel and obtain double status credits in order to retain or attain a new status tier.

Before you look to book your Qantas Status Credit Offers flight, be sure to carefully check the terms and conditions of the promotion.

FAQ: Qantas Status Credits Offers

When do Qantas Status Credits Offers post in your status credit balance?

Qantas states that bonus status credits (or bonus Qantas Points, if you’ve opted for those instead) should be credited within 8 weeks after travel.

What are Qantas Status Credits?

Qantas status credits are a completely separate currency from points. Essentially, they are a vehicle for moving up the membership ranks of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program.

Status credits are used to measure flying activity on Qantas and partner airlines. When you complete an eligible flight, you earn a certain number of status credits. The number of Qantas status credits earned varies by the distance of the route flown. A discount economy flight between Sydney and Melbourne, for example, earns just 10 status credits, so you’d need to fly seventy sectors just to achieve Qantas Gold.

Can I earn double Status Credits by booking on other airlines?

No, Qantas double Status Credits or double points can only be earned when you fly on Qantas planes.

Can I earn Qantas Status Credits on the ground?

Beyond the promotions we’ve posted here, there are sometimes ways to earn Qantas Status Credits on the ground.

Can I boost my Qantas Status Credits balance some other way?

Can I buy Qantas Status Credits?

No you cannot buy Qantas Status Credits?

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42 thoughts on “Qantas Status Credits Offers: double Status Credits or Qantas Points”

  1. Avatar for Bernadette

    The T&Cs are a little hard to understand. Are AirNorth, Alliance, Qantaslink operated by Sunstate considered partner airlines, or are they eligible for double status credits if they have a QF number.

  2. Avatar for Zack

    So annoyed that QF flights booked thru Qantas and operated on Emirates are not included in this promotion. The T&Cs on this point are a bit misleading. They should specifically articulate what they mean by partner airlines. IMAO if you book a QF flight through Qantas they should honour the status credits.

  3. Avatar for Jo

    Hi Adele

    If I register for double status credit and book within the eligibility period, but only pay the $25 holding fee will this booking also be eligible for he double status credits? Or the booking have to be paid in full between 23 and 28 March ?
    My booking due date is 21/4

    Thank you

  4. Avatar for Kyall

    Hey, I have just registered,
    Can I book the flights through any agent? or does it have to be done strictly via Qantas?
    Thanks,

    1. Avatar for Adele

      Hi Kevin, no, you’ll need to first register for the offer and then make your bookings during the eligible booking period. If the bookings you already hold are flexible, and current pricing isn’t higher, it might be worth looking to cancel and then re-book?

  5. Avatar for ERT

    Readers might want to be careful here as neither ‘Status Support Credits’ nor any status credits earned during the ‘Double Status Credits’ promotion are eligible for Status Credits Rollover – it’s only the base status credits for actual flights that will be rolled over.

    I queried this with Qantas last week and received this response:

    “However, the Bonus Status Credits that you will earn from the Double Status Credits promotion are to be identified as BONUS and will NOT be counted towards the rollover. As advised from the terms of the Status Credits Rollover, “Status Credits provided by Qantas as a bonus, support or gift will not count towards the rollover.” It would only be the regular / original Status Credits earned will be counted towards the rollover. “

    1. Avatar for Adele

      Hi Melanie, yes, provided you register for the promo and book an eligible flight on an eligible route during the travel period, you are fine to book with a credit voucher.

  6. Avatar for Cathy

    Hi Adele, if I cancel international flights I already have booked (with a fee, but still think it will be worth it!) and then immediately re book them do I still get the double status credits offer? Also do you have any tips on the best points run and dates for this time around? Thanks !

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