Qantas Points Calculators
Details on the different ways U.S.-based members can earn and redeem Qantas Points in the Qantas Airlines Frequent Flyer program.
Qantas Airways is the flag carrier of Australia. They are the largest airline and third oldest airline in the world. Qantas flies to 85 destinations which consists of 27 international destinations in 14 countries across Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Their main hub is located at Sydney Airport.
Qantas is part of the oneworld alliance which consists of a little over 10 airlines:
Credit Card Rewards Calculators
The Qantas Credit Card Calculators will calculate how many Qantas Points you can earn based on your monthly/yearly spend across categories. Each calculator will also output the cash value of the card based on spend, how much you value the card benefits, and annual fees.
You can compare the results side by side any credit cards featured on the site to find out which earns you the most rewards and the best return. If cookies are enabled, all spend entered (primary/first column only) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the website.
Best Credit Cards For Qantas Points
If want to maximize your Qantas Points earnings, you'll need to find the best credit cards for earning Qantas Points. With a large amount of credit cards and a decent amount of transfer partners, you have a few ways to go about building your Qantas Points balance. This tool will list out the best cards based on your spend across different categories.
U.S. Qantas Credit Card Calculators
Qantas does not offer any direct earning credit cards for those based in the United States. Thankfully, Qantas is a direct transfer partner of American Express Membership Rewards, Capital One Rewards, Citi ThankYou Rewards, and Marriott Bonvoy which makes earning Qantas Points a breeze. You'll want to use the Best Credit Cards For Qantas Points Calculator to find out which program is best for you based on spend.
Redeeming Rewards & Cash Value
Qantas Points can be used toward award flights on Qantas and oneworld Alliance partners. You can also use points towards hotel stays, Qantas Club membership, and more.
Qantas has a handful of transfer partners that can be useful for earning lots of Qantas Points via signup bonuses and everyday spend or topping off your Frequent Flyer account in the case that you're shy a few points. Transfer partners include rewards programs from American Express, CitiBank, and Capital One.
The Qantas Points Transfer Calculator below will calculate the transfer of rewards to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account. It will output how many rewards you need with partner programs that equals the amount of Qantas Points you entered.
Earning Miles With Partner Credit Cards
All of the credit cards listed in the table below either earn Qantas Points directly or allow you to earn rewards and transfer them directly to your Qantas Frequent Flyer Account. This gives you a bunch of alternative ways to earn rewards through spend and sign up bonuses. The earning rates listed for transfer partner credit cards are based on the transfer ratio when converting rewards to Qantas Points. Remember you can use the Search By Transfer Partner tool to find lists of cards that earn rewards with specific programs.
Qantas Frequent Flyer Points can be earned flying Qantas and their airline partners, spending with their travel partners, and by transferring points earned in other programs directly to your Frequent Flyer account. Qantas points can also be purchased from their website.
Qantas Airline Partners
Qantas Frequent Flyer Points can be earned flying Qantas, oneworld alliance members, and other partnering airlines. Flying with oneworld alliance partners and a few select non-alliance partners allows you to earn Qantas Points and Qantas Frequent Flyer Status Credits. Status Credits count towards achieving elite status within the Frequent Flyer Program. You can earn points and status credit flying the following airlines:
- American Airlines
- British Airways
- Cathay Dragon
- Cathay Pacific
- Fiji Airways
- Japan Airlines
- Malaysia Airlines
- Qatar Airways
- Royal Jordanian
- S7 Airlines
- SriLankan Airlines
Qantas also has several other airline partners in which they allow you to earn Qantas Points when flying but not Status Credits towards achieving elite status in the Frequent Flyer Program. Those airlines are:
Qantas lists all of their earning partners and how much you can earn with each airline in an easy to read format on their Qantas Partner Airlines Earning Rates page.
Qantas Hotel Partners
You can earn additional Qantas Points booking hotels through the Qantas Hotels and Airbnb Portal, setting your hotel rewards program earning preference to Qantas Frequent Flyer, or by transferring hotel points directly to Qantas. When choosing between the latter two, transferring points to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account will usually yield you more points.
|Qantas Hotels / Airbnb||Book via Qantas Hotels and Airbnb Portal|
|Accor Hotels||Accor Point Transfer or Change Accor Live Limitless Earning Preferences|
|Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)||IHG Point Transfer or Change IHG Rewards Club Earning Preferences|
|Marriott Hotels||Marriott Point Transfer or Change Marriott Bonvoy Earning Preferences|
|Hilton Hotels||Hilton Point Transfer|
|Hyatt Hotels||Hyatt Point Transfer or Change World of Hyatt Earning Preferences|
|Choice Hotels||Choice Points Transfer or Change Choice Privileges Earning Preferences|
Qantas Rental Car Partners
You can earn Qantas Points for renting cars, using rideshare services, and booking transportation. This can be done through the Qantas Book-A-Trip portal, by entering your Qantas Membership Number when booking your rental, or mentioning your Qantas Membership at time of reservation/pick-up.
|Avis||Book via Qantas Book-A-Trip|
|Budget||Book via Qantas Book-A-Trip|
|Uber||Download Qantas App and Link Qantas Account With Uber|
|Ingogo||Book/Join via Ingogo-Qantas Link|
|Redy2Go||Book via Redy2Go-Qantas Link|
|brunel Chauffeur Drive||Change Earning Preference to Qantas Points|
Qantas offers ways for you to earn Qantas Points shopping online, booking activities, and cruising the seas. In addition to using credit cards and flying Qantas, shopping through the Qantas Shopping Mall is another great way to easily build up your Qantas Points balance.
Qantas Shopping Mall
If you're looking to earn Qantas Points on everyday shopping, you can use the Qantas Shopping Mall to earn a certain amount of points per $1 spent. This includes fashion, tech, groceries, homewares, and much more. You can earn up to 7 Qantas Points per $1. They also feature a Qantas Shopping Points-Prompter which alerts you when you're browsing an online site that can earn you some extra Qantas Points.
Qantas Frequent Flyer members can earn Qantas Points booking activities through the Qantas website. Choose from over 10,000 activities and tours across 800 destinations around the world. Members will earn 1 Qantas Point per AU$1 spent on activities.
Qantas Frequent Flyer members can earn Qantas Points booking cruises. They feature over 15,000 cruise itineraries, 18 international cruise lines, and 178 ships. Members will earn 1 point for every AU$1 spent.