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This is absolutely fantastic news. Qantas points, up until this juncture, were most easily accessed by non-Qantas loyalists by transferring points accrued from Citi and Capital One, but NOW, Amex has entered the equation. As VFTW pointed out earlier: and when I logged into my account…voila
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Sure enough when I clicked on it: 500 Amex to 500 Qantas
Here’s a look at the 2 main Qantas redemption tables.
You can access all of the tables here
Some cool redemption options?
Accessing El Al by using Qantas points for their gorgeous new Biz:
- Boston, Newark, JFK to Tel Aviv : 78k Miles
- Chicago and Miami: 92k Miles
- San Fran and LA: 104k Miles
One of our favorite American Express cards is the Platinum. Sure it comes with a $550 annual fee, but the benefits easily pay for itself – see our 10 reasons why here.
You want more great ways? Fly roundtrip on AA from NYC to London for just 100k
You know what…I’m going to write an entire post, but these three redemptions will have to do you over for now.
How excited are you about Qantas joining Team Amex?
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