Award redemption on Qantas / oneworld
Continuation of posts advising the methods I use to search for award seats on Asia Miles or one of the oneworld partners. Therefore, these posts also apply to members of British Airways Avios, American Airlines AAdvantage, Qantas Frequent Flyer, JAL Mileage Bank, or another oneworld program.
Here is the list:
- Cathay Pacific / Dragonair
- American Airlines AAdvantage
- British Airways Avios
- Qantas Frequent Flyer
- Japan Airlines Mileage Bank
Qantas has a fairly straightforward award search engine, but you do need to sign up for their frequent flier program and login before you can search. Enter your dates and destinations and it’ll come up with a simple of access list of flights.
The main gripe I have, besides having to log in, is that the departure city is a dropdown menu. I don’t understand why this is, as there are some cities Oneworld carriers fly to that are not listed. In these cases, you’ll have to reverse the departure/destination cities and dates.
But overall I say using Qantas’ web site for searching award available seats is a good choice!