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Earn up to 120,000 bonus Qantas Points. 20,000 bonus Qantas Points will be awarded each month when you spend $1,500 or more on eligible purchases per month, for a total of 120,000 points over the first 6 months.

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  • REWARDS PROGRAM

    Qantas Frequent Flyer

  • ANNUAL FEE

    $199 (first year, then $299) ongoing

  • EARN RATE

    Up to 2 Qantas Point per $1 spent uncapped

  • BONUS POINTS

    Up to 120,000 Qantas Points points after spend criteria

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QANTAS PREMIER CREDIT CARD REVIEW

The Qantas Premier Platinum Mastercard is one of the best points-earning cards on the market and with good reason. Right now you can get up to 120,000 bonus Qantas Points, and in the first year you also get a discounted annual fee of $199. This offer is available to new cardholders who apply online before February 26, 2020.

To sweeten the deal, new applicants who are approved will also receive 2 Qantas Club lounge passes per year and a $50 Qantas Wine discount which can be redeemed at the Qantas Wine store on orders of $150 or more (look out for wine specials with bonus Qantas points!).

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What Are 120,000 Qantas Points Worth?

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When it comes to putting a value on frequent flyer points, it all comes down to how you plan to use them. At Flight Hacks, we only use our points on premium cabin Classic Reward seats (you can read our ultimate Qantas Classic Reward guide here if you’re new). This means we value Qantas Points around the 1 cent mark (to obtain them). However, when we go to redeem them, we aim to get at least 3 to 15 cents value.

To summarise, most people who like redeeming their points for business and first class flights would be happy to pay around $1,200 for 120,000 Qantas Points, but the final value will depend on how you redeem them. Considering the annual fee of the Qantas Premier Platinum is only $199 for the first year, that’s an incredible value proposition.

Scroll down to the bottom of this article to learn where you could fly with up to 120,000 Qantas Points!

How Does The Qantas Premier Platinum Bonus Points Work?

To earn a total of 120,000 bonus points, you will need to spend $1,500 or more on eligible purchases per month for the first 6 months. Every month you complete the minimum spend requirement, you will earn 20,000 bonus Qantas Points. The bonus Qantas Points will ordinarily be credited within 6 – 8 weeks of meeting the spend criteria for that month. Keep in mind this needs to be in consecutive order so you can’t just skip a month and pick up where you left off later.

The months are based on your statement period and not calendar months; this means you have until the date listed on your statement to meet the minimum spend.

The months are based on your statement period and not calendar months; this means you have until the date listed on your statement to meet the minimum spend.

Qantas Lounge Invites

As part of this offer, members will also receive 2 Qantas lounge invitations each year they hold the card. These can be redeemed for domestic Qantas Club visits and international Qantas Business class lounge access. You can use them as long as you’re flying Qantas or Jetstar. To use your digital passes, you can simply link them to your Qantas flight booking online via this website. Just make sure you do this at least 24hrs before departure!

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Qantas Premier Platinum Earn Rate

International spend

1.5 Qantas Points per whole AU$1 equivalent

Domestic spend (over AU$10,000 per statement period):

1 Qantas Point per AU$1

Domestic spend (over AU$10,000 per statement period):

0.5 Qantas Points per whole AU$1

Qantas spend

1 additional Qantas Point per whole AU$1

Qantas Premier Platinum Mastercard Details

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Card Type

Platinum Mastercard

Rewards

Qantas Frequent Flyer

Points Earn

1 point per $1 spent up to $10,000 then 0.5 points per $1 spent for the remainder of the statement period.

Points Cap

Uncapped

ATO/Gov Points Earn

No points

Overseas Transaction Fee

3%

Minimum Credit Limit

$6,000

Interest Rate

19.99% p.a. (or nothing when you pay your balance in full!)

Interest-Free Period

Up to 55 days (unless you have a balance transfer

Additional cardholders

4 max. At the cost of $50 per extra cardholder

Am I Eligible For This Deal?

To get the sign-up bonus of up to 120,000 bonus points, you can’t hold another Qantas Money credit card such as Qantas Premier Everyday or Qantas Premier Titanium. If however, you had a Qantas Money card more than 12 months ago, you will be eligible for this promotion if you get approved. Since Citibank issues the Qantas Premier Platinum card you might be wondering if you are eligible if you already hold a Citibank credit card. The answer is yes!

Apart from that, you will also need to be able to say yes to the following:

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Minimum Income

$35,000 P.A.

Minimum Age

18

Residency

Resident or citizen of Australia

Qantas Perk: Discounted Companion Fare

The Qantas Premier Platinum card comes with a range of Qantas specific perks, one of those is the companion fare discount when you fly with Qantas.

Here’s the deal; once a year you can take up to 20% off selected domestic flights for you and up to 8 companions when you book directly via your Qantas Premier Platinum Concierge. The discount works in tiers; Red eDeal fares receive a 10% discount, Flex Economy 15% and Business 20%.

To book your discounted companion fares, simply call the Qantas Premier Concierge on 1300 992 700 anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Complimentary Travel Insurance

The Qantas Premier Platinum Mastercard also comes with complimentary travel insurance which also includes emergency medical, cancellations, baggage, delays and more. This card also comes with a global car excess waiver. However, there’s an excess of $500.

To be eligible for the insurance, you must meet the following requirements:

All eligible travellers’ airfares must be paid for with your Qantas Premier credit card

Travel must start and end in Australia

Eligible travellers are your spouse (includes husband, wife, fiancee or defacto who has lived with you for at least 6 months) and dependent children up to 19 years old (or up to 25 years old if a dependent student) who travel with the primary cardholder for the entire trip

Additional cardholders are only covered if they are an eligible traveller as outlined above

Eligible travellers must be under 80 years old

As always we would also highly recommend you take 5 minutes of your day to read the PDS (Product Disclosure Statement) to make sure that the insurance on offer will cover you. You can find it right here.

Qantas Premier Concierge

This credit card also comes with a dedicated concierge service, so you can call the concierge 24/7 to organise things such as:

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Your domestic discounted companion fare booking

Your domestic discounted companion fare booking

Your domestic discounted companion fare booking

In Conclusion – Qantas Premier Platinum

The Qantas Premier Platinum Mastercard with up to 120,000 bonus Qantas Points is a compelling offer. With a discounted annual fee of $199 for the first year and an excellent earn rate per dollar, this card should be on the radar of every Qantas Frequent Flyer looking for a great product.

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What can you do with 120,000 Qantas Frequent Flyer points?

Collecting points is fun, I check my Award Wallet app daily to see where my balances have grown (or shrunk). But there’s nothing better than finally redeeming those points for an awesome experience! Let’s have a look and see what you can do with 120,000 Qantas points (or close to 120,000 points 😉 ).

Please note that the prices below are for outright redemptions and not upgrades! An outright redemption is where you buy the whole ticket with points.

Brisbane to Tokyo in Business Class with Qantas Return for 136,800 Qantas points

Qantas flies direct to Tokyo with the A330’s featuring the fantastic Vantage XL seats which offer a perfect amount of privacy and comfort for a trip to Tokyo. The bed goes fully flat for the 9h journey across to Japan. (We’ve written a full review about this new seat, you can check out his take on the Qantas A330 business class product here.)

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Brisbane to Tokyo in Business Class with Qantas Return for 136,800 Qantas points

Qantas flies direct to Tokyo with the A330’s featuring the fantastic Vantage XL seats which offer a perfect amount of privacy and comfort for a trip to Tokyo. The bed goes fully flat for the 9h journey across to Japan. (We’ve written a full review about this new

Brisbane to Tokyo in Business Class with Qantas Return for 136,800 Qantas points

Qantas flies direct to Tokyo with the A330’s featuring the fantastic Vantage XL seats which offer a perfect amount of privacy and comfort for a trip to Tokyo. The bed goes fully flat for the 9h journey across to Japan. (We’ve written a full review about this new seat, you can check out his take on the Qantas A330 business class product here.)

decor decor Brisbane to Tokyo in Business Class with Qantas Return for 136,800 Qantas points
decor decor  Brisbane to Tokyo in Business Class with Qantas Return for 136,800 Qantas points

Brisbane to Tokyo in Business Class with Qantas Return for 136,800 Qantas points

Qantas flies direct to Tokyo with the A330’s featuring the fantastic Vantage XL seats which offer a perfect amount of privacy and comfort for a trip to Tokyo. The bed goes fully flat for the 9h journey across to Japan. (We’ve written a full review about this new seat, you can check out his take on the Qantas A330 business class product here.)

Sydney to Singapore In First Class With Qantas For 102,600 Points

Sydney to Singapore In First Class With Qantas For 102,600 Points

Enjoy the ultimate Qantas experience: first class in the A380 to Singapore. If you’re lucky, you will be able to sample their refurbished seats on board the jumbo jet to Asia. What’s it going to cost? Not as much as you think! Qantas first class from Sydney to Singapore will set you back 102,600 Qantas Points one way.

Make sure to arrive early for your flight so you can book a complimentary massage at the lounge spa and enjoy the excellent food and beverage selection. (Read our full Qantas First Class lounge review here)