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Any bonus miles for signing up on QA FF?

Old Aug 8, 02, 1:34 pm
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Any bonus miles for signing up on QA FF?

Planning on going to OZ 1-28-03/02-15-03 on an award ticket thru USAir(flying on QA). Are there any bonus miles available for signing up on QA? On inter OZ flights I heard I can put those miles to my AA FF acct, is that correct? Or are there any other partner pgms I can credit them to?
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Old Aug 9, 02, 2:20 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by dilly:
On inter OZ flights I heard I can put those miles to my AA FF acct, is that correct? Or are there any other partner pgms I can credit them to?
Thanks for any help
Bob

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Any other OneWorld partner of course, or to US.

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Old Aug 9, 02, 3:29 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by dilly:
Are there any bonus miles available for signing up on QA? </font>
Not that I am aware of here in Aust. In fact quite the opposite. We have pay with our hard earned money to join.
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Old Aug 9, 02, 4:01 am
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Dilly!
I DID have to laugh at your topic!!!
HA !we have been paying HEAPS to be a members of this frequent flyer club.
they used to even charge us a yearly fee!!!
So glad I was able to squeeze some great itinerys out of them.
Put your miles on AA.They do look after you better.
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Old Aug 9, 02, 5:50 pm
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You could also credit them to AS.
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Old Aug 12, 02, 11:41 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by South of the Border:
You could also credit them to AS.</font>

What's AS?

Also, is it best just to go thru Qantas to book flights within OZ, or can it be cheaper to go thru a travel agent?

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Old Aug 12, 02, 12:41 pm
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by dilly:

What's AS?

Also, is it best just to go thru Qantas to book flights within OZ, or can it be cheaper to go thru a travel agent?

Thanks
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If you are going to use the boomerang passes, then it makes no odds. I would just go straight to QF in your local country. They are good value fares with few restrictions. If you want to go for things like the "red-e deals" then go straight to the website

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Old Aug 12, 02, 3:30 pm
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AS = Alaska Air

By the way, QANTAS is QF, not QA.

You can earn miles on domestic Australia flights that count towards status if you credit to your AA account. You can also credit miles to CO and AS, but those don't count toward status.
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Old Aug 13, 02, 6:33 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by Dave Noble:
If you are going to use the boomerang passes, then it makes no odds. I would just go straight to QF in your local country. They are good value fares with few restrictions. If you want to go for things like the "red-e deals" then go straight to the website

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Dave: I give. What's a boomerang pass?
Thanks
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Old Aug 13, 02, 7:54 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by dilly:
Dave: I give. What's a boomerang pass?
Thanks
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You give? Please send all donations to Me

Boomerang Passes / OW passes are available to passengers arriving into Australia on return tickets. There are 2 types, one for those arriving on a OW carrier and another for those that are not. The OW pass is slightly cheaper.

They are sold on a one way basis at , iirc, AUD240 and AUD300 per journey ( domestic transfers are permitted. e.g. PER-xSYD-xBNE-CNS would be 1 coupon and cost AUD330 ). They are booked in M class iirc. They can be used to travel to New Zealand. The country is split into zones, pretty much on an east/west divide. If you stay in one zone the lower price applies ( e.g. ADL-xMEL-xBNE-CNS would be AUD240 )

They are refundable with a 10% cancellation charge but fully flexible. Date/time changes can be made for no charge, rerouting costs AUD50. A minimum of 2 sectors has to be bought before arriving in Oz and a maximum of 10 can be purchased. ( the additional 8 can be purchased while in Oz )

They are poor value for something like SYD-MEL but great for many routes.

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Old Aug 13, 02, 8:56 am
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Dave: Thanks for the great info! (the check's in the mail by the way). Couple of other ?'s. Do I get this directly thru QF? We're flying on a US reward on QF from CVG-PHL-LAX-SYD with our 1 allowed stopover, then SYD to Cairnes. We want to go from Cairnes to Hobart in Tasmania then to MEL (our allowed open jaw) where we depart to LAX, etc. It sounds like that's what we need in OZ?
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Old Aug 13, 02, 10:29 am
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You can find detailed infos about Boomerang passes here:

http://www.qantas.com.au/regions/dyn...ials/boomerang
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by dilly:
Dave: Thanks for the great info! (the check's in the mail by the way). Couple of other ?'s. Do I get this directly thru QF? We're flying on a US reward on QF from CVG-PHL-LAX-SYD with our 1 allowed stopover, then SYD to Cairnes. We want to go from Cairnes to Hobart in Tasmania then to MEL (our allowed open jaw) where we depart to LAX, etc. It sounds like that's what we need in OZ?
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Just phone up your local Qantas office and get them from there. CNS-HBA and HBA-MEL will require 2 x single zone passes

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