Being asked to pay money to join an airline loyalty program sounds crazy, right?
Well, Qantas is one of the few airlines in the world to charge a fee for joining its frequent flyer program – or to be more precise: Australians and New Zealanders have to pay to join. The rest of the world gets in for free.
The fact they can get away with this shows how popular and dominant the loyalty program is here.
The usual cost to join is $99.50 for Australians and $60 for New Zealanders – which is a lot of money.
But the good news is, there are several ways to get around this fee and join for free.
The easiest way for Aussies is by signing up via the link below on the Qantas website.
This link has been working for years now and anyone can use it:
New Zealanders can also join for free thanks to Qantas’ partnership with AA Smartfuel.
If you have a family member or friend who wants to join, make sure to tell them they can save some cash.
That money is much better spent on experiences like travel!
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