Travel Checklist

Prepare for takeoff with our handy checklist

To help you get organised with your family travels we have provided some key points to consider below.

Junior Flyer


  Frequent Flyer  You are never too young to start flying. Start earning rewards for your child with the Qantas Frequent Flyer Program. With no age limits in place, any family member is able to join our Frequent Flyer program. With their own account, your child will be able to earn and redeem Qantas Points every time they fly. Family Transfers are also available, allowing you to transfer points to any family member once every 12 months. Join online now.

Australian Domestic Travel


Travel Insurance  Insure your personal belongings, baggage and costs related to flight cancellations, also against cost for medical care.
Baggage  Get to know your baggage allowances
Travel Documents  Check which documents you and your child need for your trip, domestic travel includes tickets and photo identification.
Flight Status  Check the flight departure and check-in times before heading to the airport.

International Travel

At least three months before departure


  Passports  Ensure each person travelling is covered under a valid a passport

Check to see if you need a visa for all the countries your family will travelling in. Note USA travel requires ESTA approval.

Make sure you check with your local GP as to which immunisations you require for your travels.

One week before departure


  Travel Insurance  Insure your personal belongings, baggage and any additional costs. It will also cover the cost of unexpected medical care.

Visit for up-to-date advice on your destination.

Buy foreign currency with Qantas Travel Money and you can earn Qantas points.

Ensure your medication is allowed in the country you are visiting and that you have enough for your entire trip, as well any certificates from your doctor.

Check the baggage allowance for all of your flights.

Keep your e-ticket and passport on you to show at check-in. Children and infants will require their own ticket.

Learn about any restrictions on goods that you can bring in and out of Australia.

Make sure you request a special child, toddler or baby meal for all flights. Include any allergies or special needs.

Day of departure


  Flight Status  Check your flight departure and check-in times before you arrive at the airport. We can send SMS updates straight to your phone.
  Check-in  Check-in online before you arrive or at the airport where Qantas staff will at hand to help.
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