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Qantas & Partner Classic Awards

Qantas & Partner Classic Awards allow you to use your Qantas Points to book seats for yourself or any eligible family member on eligible flights^ on Qantas, Jetstar, oneworld® alliance and other airline partners* and affiliates. It is important to note that Classic Award availability is limited.+

To see how many points you will need to fly with Qantas see our Using Points Calculator [https://www.qantas.com.au/fflyer/do/dyns/InitialPointsRedeemed]. Or, to see how many points you'll need on other partner airlines refer to our points tables below.+

To see where your current points could take you, use our Where Could I Go calculator.

For Qantas & Jetstar flights you could also choose an Any Seat Award where you can earn Qantas Points and Status Credits on eligible flights.* When travelling on an Any Seat Award, you can earn Qantas Points and Status Credits on eligible flights. Some partner airline flights can be combined with Qantas or Jetstar Any Seat Awards when booking on qantas.com.

More information about Qantas & Partner Classic Awards

Qantas & Partner Classic Award Flight Features
Will I earn Qantas points and Status credits? No, you will not earn Qantas Points and Status credits when flying on a Classic Award.
How many points are required?
Does the points redemption amount include taxes, fees and carrier charges? No. For Classic Award flights, taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable in addition to the points required, are subject to change and are quoted at the time of booking. However, Qantas Point levels inclusive of taxes, fees and carrier charges are offered on eligible wholly Australian and New Zealand domestic and selected international (departing Australia) Classic Awards.

Can Points Plus Pay be used? Not for most Classic Awards, with the exception of travel entirely within Australia and selected international fares departing from Australia where the minimum points required are equal to the value of the Classic Award flight(s). There is, however, a second type of Award you can book called 'Any Seat Awards' that allow you to use Points Plus Pay with a minimum of 5,000 points.* Find out more.
Can I request a Flight Upgrade Award? Classic Award seats cannot be upgraded to a different class. Find out more about using points to request a Flight Upgrade Award on eligible flights.

How far in advance can I book? Bookings can be made up to 353 days in advance and up to 24 hours before scheduled departure, unless you are booking on qantas.com where you can book up to 2 hours before departure for domestic flights or up to 4 hours before departure for international flights. Some locations require earlier advance booking.
How many seats are available? Availability is limited, especially during peak times such as school and public holidays.  Some flights may not have any Classic Award seats available.+

exclamation Tip: If your chosen Classic Award is not available check again later as additional seats may be released closer to departure. Or, try booking an Any Seat Award  flight (different points may be required and separate conditions apply).
Can I cancel a booking? For Classic Awards, you can cancel your booking and request a refund of points redeemed prior to commencing travel however a Cancellation Refund Fee applies. There are no refunds of the points redeemed for Classic Award flights once your travel has commenced. For a complete list of all Qantas Frequent Flyer service fees, visit our terms and conditions page.
Note:  In accordance with the US Department of Transportation rules, customers who purchase an Award ticket in the United States may cancel their booking and have their ticket refunded without incurring the Cancellation Refund Fee within 24 hours of ticketing when the ticket was purchased one week or more prior to scheduled departure of the first flight in the itinerary.

Can I change my booking? You can alter your booking online at Manage Your Booking.**Changes to a Classic Award will incur a Change Fee in points and may require the payment of additional points as well as any difference in the taxes, fees and carrier charges. For more information, please see the terms and conditions.

If you combine Classic Awards with non-Classic Award fares (“Commercial Fares”), the most restrictive fare condition of those Commercial Fares applies to the segments booked as Classic Awards for booking changes.  These bookings can only be changed by Qantas Contact Centres.  Service fees may apply.

exclamation Tip: If you used a credit card to pay for taxes, fees and carrier charges be sure to have it handy when making changes, as you'll be required to cover any differences with your original payment method.

What are the booking and fare conditions? Applicable fare conditions are provided at the time of booking. We recommend that you review the applicable fare conditions at the time of booking, as booking and fare conditions will vary. You can check the conditions of your booking at Your Bookings. 
Are there other Award flight options? Yes, there is a second type of Award flight you can book called ‘Any Seat Awards’. The number of Qantas Points required for an Any Seat Award or Classic Award for the same itinerary may be different. Find out more. 
How does a oneworld® Award Classic Award differ from a Partner Classic Award? oneworld® Classic Awards are based on the total distance travelled or return flights, unlike the other Classic Award options which are based on one-way sectors. There are also limitations on the carriers you can include in oneworld® Classic Awards and you can travel up to a maximum of 35,000 miles on one itinerary.
How many oneworld alliance airlines do I need to include in a oneworld® Classic Award? You need to include travel on at least two oneworld alliance airlines other than Qantas. oneworld Classic Awards are limited to travel on oneworld alliance airlines and cannot include travel on any other airline.
Can I include a Jetstar flight in a oneworld Classic Award itinerary? No. oneworld Classic Awards are limited to travel on oneworld alliance airlines and cannot include travel on any other airline.
How do I view Classic Award availability and book? To view and book Classic Award seats or combine Classic Award seats with a cash fare and be able to view options on a single results page:
1. Log in to your account at qantas.com
2. Select flight details and 'Search Flight', making sure "Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards" is not selected.
3. Select from available flights which will appear as a seat icon in the Classic Awards column on the Select page
Note: Searching for Classic Awards this way may not deliver all Classic Award options available to you. If your search results deliver little or no Classic Award availability or you are searching for flights on a route that we offer codeshare flights, we recommend that you search again using below method.

To view and book Classic Award options for all carriers on qantas.com when you don't want to see cash fares on the same screen:
1. Log in to your account at qantas.com
2. Select flight details, tick the 'Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' checkbox
3. Select the flights you want from the options available
Note: When booking Classic Awards in this way you are unable to combine them with a cash fare or Any Seat Award, or use points for taxes, fees and carrier charges. If you want to combine a Classic Award with a cash fare or Any Seat Award.

Can I pay for taxes, fees and carrier charges using points as part of my Classic Award? For domestic Australia flights and international flights from Australia, you can use Qantas Points for taxes, fees and carrier charges on qantas.com only and ‘Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' is not selected.
For domestic New Zealand Classic Awards, you can use points for taxes, fees and carrier charges on qantas.com only and  ‘Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' is selected.

You can also make a booking by calling Qantas Contact Centres; however an Award Assistance fee applies.~ For more information on booking Award flights, click here.

Classic Award Fees

For a list of all Classic Award service fees, see the Fee Schedule in the program Terms and Conditions.

Important Information:
The above information is intended as a guide only. For further information on Qantas & Partner Classic Awards, please refer to the terms and conditions.
+ Classic Award seats are subject to capacity controls and availability is limited, particularly around peak times such as school and public holidays. Some flights may not have any Classic Award seats available. The ability to redeem taxes, fees and carrier charges for travel entirely within Australia and selected international flights (commencing in Australia) is only available when booking at qantas.com and ‘Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' is not selected. For domestic New Zealand Classic Awards, the ability to redeem taxes, fees and carrier charges with Qantas Points is only available on qantas.com when the ‘Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' checkbox is ticked before searching for flights. Classic Award seats must be booked at least 24 hours before scheduled departure (and other advance booking requirements may apply), unless you are booking on qantas.com where you can book up to 2 hours before departure for domestic flights or up to 4 hours before departure for international flights. Applicable pricing will be displayed during the booking process on qantas.com. To find out more about Classic Awards, visit qantas.com/classicawards.
^ Not all routes and cabin classes of Airline Partners and oneworld Alliance Airlines are available for Award Flights. Exclusions and limitations may change from time to time. Qantas Loyalty does not guarantee the continued availability of any particular route or cabin class for Awards. Refer to the individual partner airline pages for any restrictions.
* Qantas & Jetstar Any Seat Awards are available on any flight with a QF or JQ flight number. As long as there is a seat available for sale, you can book a Qantas & Jetstar Any Seat Award. The points required for an Any Seat Award include taxes, fees and carrier charges (except any local airport fees or charges collected at the time of check-in) are subject to change, are variable and only valid when quoted at the time of booking. Award flights must be booked at least 24 hours before scheduled departure (and other advance booking requirements may apply). unless you are booking on qantas.com where you can book up to 2 hours before departure for domestic flights or up to 4 hours before departure for international flights. Qantas Points may not be earned on some fare types or on some oneworld® alliance or airline partner flights. See the Airline Earning Table for eligible flights and earning classes. See qantas.com/anyseatawards for more information and full terms and conditions
** Changes must be made at least 24 hours before first flight departure. This feature is not available for Classic Award bookings that include Hong Kong or Canada, have two or more stopovers, bookings Changes must be made at least 24 hours before first flight departure. This feature is not available for Classic Award bookings that include Hong Kong or Canada, have Classic Awards combined with Commercial Fares, have two or more stopovers, bookings created using Multi-City itinerary option, itineraries that cannot be booked online, include a car rental, or that have been previously changed via phone. To make changes to your Award booking please contact us. A Service Fee applies to all changes made via Qantas Contact Centres. Points change fees apply to all booking changes.
~ Bookings made or completed with the help of a consultant attract a 6,000-point fee per person (including children and infants occupying a seat) per booking for international bookings. A 3,500-point fee applies for all other bookings. If booking through Qantas Contact Centres in Australia or New Zealand the fee may be paid with money. This non-refundable fee applies only when making the initial booking. See the terms and conditions for details.
The taxes, fees and carrier charges can be paid by using an Accepted Payment Card.
# The option to combine a wholly Australian domestic and international Qantas, Jetstar and selected airline partner Classic Award departing from Australia with an Any Seat Award or a cash fare is only available when ’Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' has not been selected.
β When combining a Classic Award with another fare in a single booking, points and Status credits will not be earned on any Classic Award flights in the booking. If you combine Classic Awards with non-Classic Award fares (“Commercial Fares”), the most restrictive fare condition of those Commercial Fares apply to the segments booked as Classic Awards for booking changes, cancellations and refunds.  Please refer to the applicable Commercial Fare conditions for details.

Points Tables for Qantas, Partner and oneworld Classic Awards

Use the tables below to calculate the per-passenger points required for each Trip in your Classic Award booking. These tables should be read in conjunction with the following important notes:

  • Taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable in addition to the points required for Classic Award flights, are subject to change, are quoted at the time of booking and paid by using an Accepted Payment Card. In some cases members may be able to redeem points for all or part of these amounts.
  • Children aged two years and older will need to redeem the full number of Points required for a Classic Award.
  • Infant passengers under two years and not occupying a seat travel are not required to redeem Points to travel as long as the accompanying adult is travelling on a Classic Award. Taxes, fees and carrier charges may be payable for Infants accompanying other passengers travelling on a Classic Award booking.
  • No booking fees are payable when redeeming points for Award Flights online at qantas.com. An Award Assistance Fee applies to bookings made through Qantas Contact Centres.

For travel entirely within Australia or for international travel on Qantas, Jetstar and selected flights on airline partners commencing in Australia, Classic Award flights may be combined with non-Classic Award flights ("Commercial Fares") in the same booking when booking at qantas.com and the 'Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' checkbox is not ticked. The tables below will be used to calculate the per-passenger points required for the Classic Award portion of the booking. Find out more.

Qantas Classic Award table (worldwide) excluding taxes, fees and carrier charges

Points required for Qantas & Partner Classic Awards with Qantas, Airnorth, Fiji Airways, Air Vanuatu, American Airlines®, Emirates, Jetstar~~, and QantasLink and US Airways^^.

Zone One-Way Miles Economy Premium
Economy^
Business+ First
1 0-600 8,000 12,000 16,000 24,000
2 601-1,200 12,000 18,000 24,000 36,000
3 1,201-2,400 18,000 27,000 36,000 54,000
4 2,401-3,600 25,000 37,000 50,000 75,000
5 3,601-4,800 30,000 45,000 60,000 90,000
6 4,801-5,800 36,000 54,000 72,000 108,000
7 5,801-7,000 42,000 63,000 84,000 126,000
8 7,001-8,400 48,000 72,000 96,000 144,000
9 8,401-9,600 56,000 84,000 112,000 168,000
10 9,601-15,000 64,000 96,000 128,000 192,000

In addition to the points required, taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable on Classic Award flights at the time of booking, are subject to change and can be paid using an Accepted Payment Card.

Important Information:
~~ If a Classic Award Trip includes any flight with a Jetstar (JQ), Jetstar Asia (3K), Valuair (VF) or Jetstar Japan (GK) flight number and a flight number from an airline on the Qantas Classic Award table, the points required for that Trip will be calculated using the lowest quoted Points level of either:
a) the Qantas Classic Award table; or
b) the sum of Points, breaking the Trip into multiple Trips wherever the carrier code changes between those carriers that are eligible for the Jetstar table and those carriers that are eligible from the Qantas table.
If the Classic Award Trip only includes flights with a Jetstar (JQ), Jetstar Asia (3K), Valuair (VF) or Jetstar Japan (GK) flight number, or a combination thereof, the Jetstar Classic Award table will apply.
^^ US Airways is an affiliate of oneworld® member airline American Airlines.
^ Premium Economy is available on selected Qantas flights.
+ Business class is available on all Jetstar (JQ) flights, flights operated by Jetstar Asia (3K), Valuair (VF) and Jetstar Japan (GK).*

Jetstar Classic Award table (worldwide) excluding taxes

Points required for Classic Awards when travelling on flights operated by Jetstar (JQ), Jetstar Asia (3K), Valuair (VF) and Jetstar Japan (GK) in the same trip.*

Note that this table does not apply to any Classic Award Trip which includes one or more flights from the Qantas Classic Award table. In this case the Qantas Classic Award table will apply.

Zone One-Way Miles Economy Business^
1 0-600 6,400 12,800
2 601-1,200 9,600 19,200
3 1,201-2,400 14,400 28,800
4 2,401-3,600 20,000 40,000
5 3,601-4,800 24,000 48,000
6 4,801-5,800 28,800 57,600
7 5,801-7,000 33,600 67,200
8 7,001-8,400 38,400 76,800
9 8,401-9,600 44,800 89,600
10 9,601-15,000 51,200 102,400

In addition to the points required, taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable on Classic Award flights at the time of booking, are subject to change and can be paid using an Accepted Payment Card.

Important Information:
* If a Classic Award Trip only includes flights with a Jetstar (JQ), Jetstar Asia (3K), Valuair (VF) or Jetstar Japan (GK) flight number, the Jetstar Classic Award table applies. This table does not apply to any Classic Award Trip which includes one or more flights from the Qantas Classic Award table.
^ Business class is available on selected Jetstar (JQ) flights. Flights operated by Jetstar Asia (3K), Valuair (VF) and Jetstar Japan (GK) do not offer Business class. 

Note: Award Assistance Fee is not included.

Taxes, fees and carrier charges

You can redeem points for the taxes, fees and carrier charges for certain types of Classic Award bookings. For international bookings, the payment option is limited to cash^^ only.

For travel within Australia (Classic Award bookings made on or before 13 August 2013)

Points per segment for taxes, fees and carrier charges on Qantas and Jetstar domestic Australian Classic Awards
For bookings from Australian Domestic
1 April 2012 4,850
1 June 2012 5,600
1 July 2012 6,000

For travel within Australia (Classic Award bookings made on or after 14 August 2013)

To use points for taxes, fees and carrier charges do not select 'Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' at the start of your search. Taxes, fees and carrier charges will be calculated individually for each trip in your Classic Award booking and displayed as a total points amount.

For travel within New Zealand

To use points for taxes, fees and carrier charges for Classic Award bookings on domestic flights within New Zealand (operated by Jetstar), select 'Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' at the start of your search.

Points per segment for taxes, fees and carrier charges on Qantas and Jetstar domestic New Zealand Classic Awards
For bookings from New Zealand Domestic
1 April 2012 4,850
1 June 2012 5,600
1 July 2012 5,600
Important Information:
^^Cash payments are payable by an Accepted Payment Card in addition to the points required for the Classic Award flight.

Note: Award Assistance Fee is not included.

Partner Classic Award table (worldwide) excluding taxes, fees and carrier charges

Points required for Partner Classic Awards with airberlin, Aer Lingus, Air Niugini, Alaska Airlines, Alitalia, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, China Eastern, Dragonair**, El Al, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Jet Airways, LAN, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, S7 Airlines, South African Airways, SriLankan Airlines and TAM Linhas Aéreas.

Zone  One-Way Miles  Economy  Premium
Economy^
Business First 
0-600  10,000  15,000 18,000  26,000
601-1,200  14,000  21,000 26,000  38,000 
1,201-2,400  20,000  30,000 38,000  56,000 
2,401-3,600  28,000  42,000 53,000  78,000 
5 3,601-4,800  35,000  52,500 65,000  95,000 
4,801-5,800  42,000  63,000 78,000  114,000 
5,801-7,000  50,000  75,000 92,000  134,000 
7,001-8,400  56,000  84,000 104,000  152,000 
8,401-9,600  65,000  97,500 121,000  177,000 
10  9,601-15,000  75,000  112,500 139,000  203,000 

In addition to the points required, taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable on Classic Award flights at the time of booking, are subject to change. and paid by using an Accepted Payment Card.

Important Information:
For Classic Award Trips booked until 31 August 2013, if the Trip includes any flight with a British Airways (BA) flight number, the Qantas Classic Award table only applies to that Trip if the oneworld® Classic Award table does not apply and the only flights with a British Airways (BA) flight number included in the Award Trip are between these cities:
- Sydney and Singapore,
- Sydney and London via Singapore, and
- London and Bangkok, London and Singapore, London and Hong Kong or London and Tokyo.
This table does not apply to any Classic Award Trip which includes one or more flights with a British Airways (BA) flight number between any city pairings not listed above (see Partner Classic Award table for those Award Trips).
Effective on and from 1 September 2013, all Classic Award Trips on British Airways (BA), other than British Airways Classic Award Trips which are part of a oneworld® Classic Award, will be calculated using the Partner Award table. 
** Dragonair is an affiliate of oneworld® member airline Cathay Pacific Airways.
^ Includes British Airways World Traveller Plus.

oneworld® Classic Award table (worldwide) excluding taxes, fees and carrier charges

The oneworld® Award Classic Award table is based on return flights, unlike the Qantas Award table.

The oneworld Award Classic Award table only applies when your Award Itinerary includes travel on at least two oneworld Alliance Airlines other than Qantas and does not include any travel on any airline that is not a oneworld Alliance Airline. Qantas flights operated by Jetstar Airlines (JQ, 3K, VF or GK) cannot be included in oneworld Awards.

Other conditions apply to oneworld Classic Awards. Find out more.

* Qantas flight numbers operated by Jetstar Airways are subject to change.

Zone  Return Miles  Economy  Premium
Economy^
Business First 

0-1,200 

30,000 

45,000

60,000 

90,000

1,201-2,400 

40,000 

60,000

80,000 

120,000 

2,401-4,800 

55,000 

82,500

110,000 

165,000 

4,801-7,200 

75,000 

112,500

150,000 

225,000 

5

7,201-9,600 

85,000 

127,500

170,000 

255,000 

9,601-11,600 

100,000 

150,000

200,000 

300,000 

11,601-14,000

110,000 

165,000

220,000 

330,000 

14,001-16,800

120,000 

185,000

240,000 

360,000 

16,801-19,200

130,000 

195,000

260,000 

390,000 

10 

19,201-35,000

140,000 

210,000

280,000 

420,000 

Taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable in addition to the points required for Classic Award flights, are subject to change, are quoted at the time of booking and paid by using an Accepted Payment Card.

^ Premium Economy is available on selected Qantas and selected oneworld airline flights. Premium Economy includes British Airways World Traveller Plus.

International Classic Award bookings made on or after 14 October 2013.

From 14 October 2013 you can redeem points for taxes, fees and carrier charges for International Classic Award bookings where travel commences in Australia. To use this option you must book online at qantas.com and ensure that the 'Show Qantas & Partner Classic Award options only' is not selected when searching for your flights. Taxes, fees and carrier charges are variable, they will be calculated individually for each trip in your Classic Award booking and displayed as a total points amount at the time of booking.


Important Information:
Taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable in addition to the points required, are subject to change, are quoted at the time of booking and paid by using an Accepted Payment Card. Award Assistance Fee is not included.
Qantas & Jetstar Any Seat Award Flights

You can use your Qantas Points to book any available seat on a Qantas flight with a QF flight number or Jetstar flight with a JQ flight number for yourself or any eligible family member. Any Seat Awards provides choice and flexibility, so you can choose the flight that suits your preferred travel times. And you'll earn Qantas Points and Status Credits on eligible flights^. You can see how many points you could earn with our Earning Points Calculator.

More information about Qantas and Jetstar Any Seat Award Flights

Any Seat Award Flight Features
Can I combine different airlines in my Any Seat Award booking ? Yes, you can combine your Qantas or Jetstar flight with a range of flights on other selected partner (as offered by Qantas from time to time)#
How many points are required? This is variable* and will be quoted at the time of booking
Does the points redemption amount include taxes, fees and carrier charges? Yes

Can Points Plus Pay be used? Yes, if you don’t have enough points, you can use Points Plus Pay on all flights, but minimum points levels apply.^^
Can I request a Flight Upgrade Award? Yes, you can use points to request a Flight Upgrade Award on eligible Any Seat Awards on Qantas domestic and international routes, subject to terms and conditions.+

exclamation Tip: To see how many points are required for a Flight Upgrade Award use our Upgrade with points calculator.

What are the booking and fare conditions? Any Seat Award conditions are available at the time of booking. We recommend that you review the applicable fare conditions at the time of booking, as these may vary. You can check the conditions of your booking at Your Bookings.
Can I request a refund or credit voucher? Refunds are only available if the fare conditions (provided at the time of booking) state the booking is refundable. Terms and conditions apply.

If a fare is non-refundable, you may be able to obtain a credit voucher to the commercial value of the Any Seat Award flight booked, which can be used for Qantas flights within 12 months of the original booking creation date (subject to the original fare conditions). This does not apply to Any Seat Award bookings on Jetstar flights. 

Can I change my booking? You can change your Any Seat Award booking online here. This can only be done in accordance with the fare conditions (provided to you at the time of booking) which also set out applicable change and service fees which must be paid in money.
Are there other Award flight options? Yes, there is a second type of Award flight you can also book which is called a ‘Qantas & Partner Classic Award’. The number of points required for Qantas & Partner Classic Award and Qantas & Jetstar Any Seat Awards for the same itinerary may be different.  Find out more.
How far in advance can I book an Any Seat Award? You can book an Any Seat Award up to 355 days in advance and up to 24 hours before scheduled departure (though some locations and fares require earlier advance booking). If booking on qantas.com, you can book up to 2 hours before departure for domestic flights or up to 4 hours before departure for international flights.
How do I book an Any Seat Award? To view and book Any Seat Award options, you must first log into your account on qantas.com**,
1. Select your destination and travel dates
2. Select 'Search Flight'
3. On the 'Select' page, check the 'View fares in Points' box above the flight options and select an available Qantas (QF) or Jetstar (JQ) seat.#
4. Once you have selected your Qantas or Jetstar flights, select the 'Use Points Plus Pay'^^ button. You can change the mix of Qantas Points and cash to your liking. Minimum points levels apply which are subject to change.
Can I pay for taxes, fees and carrier charges using points as part of my Any Seat Award? Yes, You can use all points to pay for an Any Seat Award including taxes, fees and carrier charges.

Any Seat Award Fees

For a list of all Any Seat Award service fees, see the Fee Schedule in the program Terms and Conditions.

Important Information
~ Any Seat Awards are available on any flight with a QF or JQ flight number. As long as there is a seat available for sale, you can book a Qantas & Jetstar Any Seat Award. The points required for an Any Seat Award includes taxes, fees and carrier charges (except any local airport fees or charges collected at the time of check-in) are subject to change and are quoted at the time of booking. Qantas Points may not be earned on some fare types or on oneworld® alliance or airline partner flights. See the Airline Earning Table  for eligible flights and earning classes. See more information and full terms and conditions.
# A limited number of seats on selected partner airlines (as offered by Qantas at the time of booking) may be combined with your Qantas or Jetstar flights in a Qantas & Jetstar Any Seat Award. Partner airline flights which may be combined with Jetstar flights in an Any Seat Award are more limited than those which may be combined with Qantas flights. Jetstar partner airlines currently include Jetstar Asia (3K), Valuair (VF), Jetstar Pacific (BL) and Jetstar Japan (GK). 
^ Qantas Points may not be earned on some fare types or on some oneworld® alliance or airline partner flights. The total points you earn depends on how far you travel, your cabin class and your membership status. See the Airline Earning Table for eligible flights and earning classes.
The points required to redeem an Any Seat Award change with demand and can differ between bookings, even for the same itinerary. The points quoted in the Any Seat Award booking processes are only valid when quoted at the time of booking. If you delay your booking or do not proceed to make your booking at that time, the points quoted may change. There is no fixed relationship between the price charged by the applicable airline for a seat and the number of points required to redeem an Any Seat Award.
^^ Points Plus Pay allows you to choose the number of points you redeem above a specified minimum level and pay for the remainder of the fare with an approved payment card (including VISA, MasterCard or American Express) to obtain your Award. The minimum number of points required starts from 5,000 points per booking and is subject to change.
± Flight upgrades are subject to capacity controls and availability (which is limited). Flight upgrades are not available on Classic Awards or international airfares booked in E, N, O, Q or X class (such classes may include Any Seat Awards and international Red e-Deal fares).
Classic Award seats are subject to capacity controls and availability is limited, particularly around peak times such as school and public holidays. Some flights may not have any Classic Award seats available. The ability to redeem taxes, fees and carrier charges with Qantas Points for travel entirely within Australia and selected international flights (commencing in Australia) is only available when booking at qantas.com and ‘Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' is not selected. For domestic New Zealand Classic Awards, the ability to redeem taxes, fees and carrier charges with Qantas Points is only available on qantas.com when ‘Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' is selected before searching for flights. Classic Award seats must be booked at least 24 hours before scheduled departure (and other advance booking requirements may apply), unless you are booking on qantas.com where you can book up to 2 hours before departure for domestic flights or up to 4 hours before departure for international flights. Applicable pricing will be displayed during the booking process on qantas.com. To find out more about Classic Awards, visit qantas.com/classicawards.
** When booking your Any Seat Award in this way through qantas.com (or jetstar.com), other Award Flights (including Classic Award flights and other Any Seat Award flights) may be available for your selected itinerary. Points required for other Award Flights for your itinerary may be different and may be lower than the points required for the Any Seat Award provided. The points quote provided for the selected Any Seat Award is for the flights you have selected only. Qantas has not searched for other available Award Flight seats or for the lowest points quote. The booking service for Any Seat Awards on Jetstar flights is provided by Jetstar Airways Pty Limited (ABN 33 069 720 243), Travel agent licence no. VIC 32696.
Bookings made or completed with the help of a consultant attract a 6,000-point fee per person (including children and infants occupying a seat) per booking for international bookings. The fee is 3,500-point fee for all other flights. If booking through Qantas Contact Centres in Australia or New Zealand the fee may be paid with cash. This non-refundable fee applies only when making the initial booking. See the terms and conditions for details.

Award Flight options

Award flights are a great way to see the world by redeeming your Qantas Points.* Qantas Frequent Flyer members have a number of options to choose from when redeeming points for Award bookings. Here is an overview of their features to help you choose the right Award booking for you.

  Qantas & Partner Classic Awards Qantas & Jetstar Any Seat Awards including Points Plus Pay
What is it? Classic Awards are fixed-price Award fares that can be redeemed with Qantas Points.                            

Use your Qantas Points to purchase available seats being sold for cash on a Qantas or Jetstar flight with a QF or JQ flight number.                                 

How many points do I need to redeem?                                   

Classic Awards have a fixed price and start from as little as 6,400 on Jetstar airlines and 8,000 on Qantas with taxes, fees and carrier charges payable in addition. Check how many points you need.

The points value of an available seat can vary and is shown a.t the time of booking. Points values for an Any Seat Award always include taxes, fees and carrier charges (excluding local airport fees or charges collected at time of check-in). Plus, you can use Points Plus Pay to mix the amount of cash and points you want to use.α
Do I earn Qantas Points and Status credits when redeeming my points for an Award? No, you will not earn Qantas Points or Status credits on Classic Awards. Yes, just like when paying in cash, you can earn Qantas Points and Status Credits on Any Seat Awards. 
Can I redeem my points for flights on other Airlines? Yes, we offer a wide range of Classic Award options on Emirates, oneworld® alliance airlines and selected Qantas Frequent Flyer airline partners and affiliates.# Yes, you can combine your Qantas (QF) or Jetstar (JQ) flights with eligible flights on some airlines for onward travel.±
Are taxes, fees and carrier charges included in the points amount? For wholly Australian domestic and international Qantas, Jetstar and selected airline partner Classic Awards departing from Australia; you have the option to use points for taxes, fees and carrier charges on qantas.com (excluding local airport fees or charges collected at time of check-in) when 'Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' is not selected when searching online. For all other Classic Awards, they are payable with an approved payment card.                Yes, for Any Seat Awards, points levels include taxes, fees and carrier charges (excluding local airport fees or charges collected at time of check-in).
Can I request a Flight Upgrade Award using my points? No Yes, Flight Upgrade Awards may be requested on most Qantas Any Seat Awards.∞ Requests may not always be successful but points will only be deducted if your Flight Upgrade Award is confirmed.

Qantas & Partner Classic Awards Explained

Our most popular Award Flight option, Classic Awards^ provide Qantas Frequent Flyer members with a great way to fly for a fixed points level and are bookable from 353 days in advance up to 24 hours prior to departure, unless you are booking on qantas.com where you can book up to 2 hours before departure for domestic flights or up to 4 hours before departure for international flights (some locations require earlier advance booking). Seats are limited so we recommend you get in early.

Classic Awards are available on eligible flights on Qantas, Jetstar, Emirates, oneworld® alliance airlines and selected Qantas Frequent Flyer airline partners and affiliates.×

To give yourself the best chance at finding the right Classic Award for you, follow these handy tips:

  • Book early and be flexible with dates of travel
  • Search for Classic Awards on partner airlines when travelling overseas
  • Consider different routes to your destination
  • Check back on qantas.com as more Classic Award seats may become available
  • Select 'Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' when searching at qantas.com to see all of the online Classic Award options available to you.

For further details about Classic Awards visit qantas.com.

Booking a Classic Award at qantas.com

Option 1:

Perfect for browsing cash and Classic Award fares on a single results page. Use this option when searching for:

  • wholly domestic Australian Classic Awards on Qantas or Jetstar;
  • international Classic Awards departing Australia on Qantas and Jetstar (one-way or return only);
  • combining# a Classic Award with a cash fare or Any Seat Awardβ; or
  • when you want the option to use points for taxes, fees and carrier charges.

Step 1: Log in at qantas.com and select your destination, dates and travel class and select 'Search Flight', making sure "Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards" is not selected.

Step 2: Classic Award availability, for Qantas (QF) and Jetstar (JQ) and eligible partner airline flights, will appear as a seat icon in the Classic Awards column on the Select page. Available flights will display a seat icon in the Classic Award column.

Note: Searching for Classic Awards via Option 1 may not deliver all of the Classic Award options available to you on a particular itinerary. If your search results deliver little or no Classic Award availability or you are searching for flights on a route that we offer codeshare flights on, we recommend that you search again following the instructions for Option 2 to see all options available to you on qantas.com.

Option 2:

Great for when you want to see all Classic Award options on qantas.com and you don't need to see cash fares on the same screen. Use this option when you want to search for:

  • international Classic Awards on Qantas, Jetstar and over partner airlines for greater global network options;
  • domestic Classic Awards on Qantas, Jetstar and our domestic partner airlines;
  • oneworld Classic Awards;
  • multi-city or multi-cabin Classic Awards; or
  • when you want the option to use points for taxes, fees and carrier charges for wholly domestic New Zealand travel.

Step 1: Log in at qantas.com and select your destination and dates. Select the 'Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' checkbox then select 'Search Flight'.

Step 2: Select the flights you want from the range of Classic Awards available to you online.

Note: When booking Classic Awards in this way you are unable to combine them with a cash fare or Any Seat Award, or use points for taxes, fees and carrier charges. If you want to combine a Classic Award with a cash fare or Any Seat Award refer to search Option 1 (above).

If you wish to talk to someone to make your booking then call Qantas Contact Centres to make an Award booking - an Award Assistance Fee will apply.

Qantas & Jetstar Any Seat Awards Explained

Any Seat Awards~ allow you to use your Qantas Points to book any available seat on a Qantas or Jetstar flight. Any Seat Awards provides choice and flexibility, so you can choose the flight that suits you.

If you don't have enough points, you can use Points Plus Payα for your booking, with a minimum of 5,000 points. After selecting your preferred fares, you can use the Points Plus Pay slider on the 'Check' page to change the mix of cash and points.

With Any Seat Awards you can use your Qantas Points to book any available seat on any Qantas or Jetstar flight with a QF or JQ flight number. ~ In addition, when booking a Qantas Any Seat Award, you can combine your Qantas flights with selected flights on some airlines for onward travel to other great destinations.±

Booking an Any Seat Award at qantas.com

Login to Qantas.com, select your destinations and dates then select 'Search Flight'.**

On the flight results page, select the 'View in Points' checkbox in the top right of the page to choose an available Any Seat Award.


Important Information
* The earning and redemption of Qantas Points is subject to the terms and conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program, which can be found here. Qantas Frequent Flyer Points are now referred to as Qantas Points.
^ Classic Award seats are subject to capacity controls and availability is limited, particularly around peak times such as school and public holidays. Some flights may not have any Classic Award seats available. The ability to redeem taxes, fees and carrier charges with Qantas Points for travel entirely in Australia and selected international (departing Australia) Classic Awards is only available when booking at qantas.com and ‘Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' is not selected. For domestic New Zealand Classic Awards, the ability to redeem taxes, fees and carrier charges with Qantas Points is only available on qantas.com when ‘Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' is selected before searching for flights. Classic Award seats must be booked at least 24 hours before scheduled departure, unless you are booking on qantas.com where you can book up to 2 hours before departure for domestic flights or up to 4 hours before departure for international flights (some locations require earlier advance booking). Applicable pricing will be displayed during the booking process on qantas.com. To find out more about Classic Awards, visit qantas.com.
~ Any Seat Awards are available on any flight with a QF or JQ flight number. As long as there is a seat available for sale, you can book a Qantas & Jetstar Any Seat Award. The points required for an Any Seat Award include taxes, fees and carrier charges (except any local airport fees or charges collected at the time of check-in), are subject to change and are quoted at the time of booking. Qantas Points may not be earned on some fare types or on oneworld® alliance or airline partner flights. See the Airline Earning Table for eligible flights and earning classes. See qantas.com for more information and full terms and conditions.
α Points Plus Pay allows you to choose the number of points you redeem above a specified minimum level and pay for the remainder of the fare with an approved payment card (including VISA, MasterCard or American Express) to obtain your Award. The minimum number of points required starts from 5,000 points per booking and is subject to change.  Combined bookings that include a Classic Award with a cash fare or Any Seat Award are eligible for Points Plus Pay, however the minimum points required are equal to the points value of the Classic Award flight(s).
∞ Flight Upgrade Awards are not available on Classic Awards or on international airfares booked in E, N, O,  Q, or X Class , which includes some Qantas Any Seat Awards and some international Red e-Deal fares.
× Classic Awards are not available on some routes of oneworld® alliance and partner airlines and some restrictions may apply. For eligible flights see the terms and conditions.
# The option to combine a wholly Australian domestic and international Qantas, Jetstar and selected airline partner Classic Awards departing from Australia with an Any Seat Award or a cash fare is only available when ‘Search Qantas & Partner Classic Awards' has not been selected.
β As with all Classic Award bookings, points and Status credits will not be earned on any Classic Award flights in a booking. If you combine non-Classic Award fares (“Commercial Fares”) with Classic Awards, the most restrictive fare condition of those Commercial Fares applies to the segments booked as Classic Awards for booking changes, cancellations and refunds. Please refer to the applicable Commercial Fare conditions for details.
≠ Bookings made or completed with the help of a consultant attract a 6,000-point Award Assistance fee per person (including children and infants occupying a seat) per booking for international bookings. A 3,500-point fee applies for all other bookings. If booking through Qantas Contact Centres in Australia or New Zealand the fee may be paid with cash. This non-refundable fee applies only when making the initial booking. See the terms and conditions for details.
± A limited number of seats on selected partner airlines (as offered by Qantas at the time of booking) may be combined with your Qantas or Jetstar flights in a Qantas & Jetstar Any Seat Award. Partner airline flights which may be combined with Jetstar flights in an Any Seat Award are more limited than those which may be combined with Qantas flights. Jetstar airline partners currently include Jetstar Asia (3K), Valuair (VF), Jetstar Pacific (BL), Jetstar Japan (GK) and Qantas (QF) - refer to available flights at the time of booking for applicable airline partner flights.
** When booking your Any Seat Award in this way through qantas.com, other Award Flights (including Classic Award flights and other Any Seat Award flights) may be available for your selected itinerary. Points required for other Award Flights for your itinerary may be different and may be lower than the points required for the Any Seat Award provided. The points quote provided for the selected Any Seat Award is for the flights you have selected only; Qantas has not searched for other available Award Flight seats or for the lowest points quote.