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.


It’s a testament to how popular and dominant the loyalty program is here.

The cost is $99.50 for Australians and $60 for New Zealanders. But the good news is, there are several ways to get around this fee and join for free.

The easiest is by signing up via the link below on the Qantas Points website. It’s been working for years now and anyone can use it:

If you have a family member or friend who wants to join, make sure to tell them they can save some money. That cash is much better spent on travel.

And, of course, tell them to follow The High Life for all the best points tips and advice!

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