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Massive Release of international Rewards seats for Qantas frequent flyers

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  • Tens of thousands of new international reward seats are to be released for frequent flyers from this Friday
  • Qantas extends its commitment of 50 percent more international reward seat availability for another six months
  • More than 5 million reward seats still are available across Qantas and Jetstar over the next year

Qantas will release tens of thousands of new international reward seats from 11 am Friday to give frequent flyers even more opportunities to travel overseas using their Qantas Points.

The release of new Classic Flight Reward seats will be made possible by Qantas extending its commitment of 50 percent more reward seat availability on international routes until 31 December 2023 – an additional six months.

The extra reward seats will be available across all cabins, including Business and First, on the airline’s full international network of more than 30 destinations. The most popular overseas destinations booked with points are London, Singapore, Bali, Tokyo, and Los Angeles.

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Since October 2021, Qantas has made 50 percent more reward seats available and has seen record numbers of customers using their points to travel. One in every 11 frequent flyers carried by Qantas traveled on a reward seat.

Qantas has also released thousands of Points Planes over the past year, where every seat on the flight is available to be booked as a Classic Flight Reward.

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Frequent Flyers can also use their points to access reward seats to more than 1,200 destinations around the world on Qantas’ network of more than 45 partner airlines.

Qantas Points required to fly to popular international destinations include:

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ROUTE ECONOMY TAXES, FEES AND CARRIER CHARGES BUSINESS CLASS TAXES, FEES AND CARRIER CHARGES
Sydney – London 55,200 $233 144,600 $443
Melbourne – London 55,200 $231 144,600 $441
Brisbane – Los Angeles 41,900 $209 108,400 $334
Sydney – Los Angeles 41,900 $209 108,400 $334
Sydney – Tokyo (Haneda) 31,500 $148 82,000 $198
Melbourne – Auckland 18,000 $157 41,500 $157
Sydney – Fiji (Nadi) 18,000 $107 41,500 $107

*Values displayed are current as of 21 February 2023 and are subject to change. Taxes, fees, and carrier charges are payable to Qantas (excluding any amounts payable to third parties at the airport) in addition to the points required.

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