ENDS TOMORROW: $100 Discount Per Person On A Qantas Flight Or Lounge Access For The Family

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Qantas is currently running a promotion in which it’s promoting its “Qantas Red” email newsletter by offering a discount off a Qantas international Economy/Premium Economy fare (departing the US) or a one-time pass to a Qantas Business Class lounge in Australia.

This offer is open to new and existing Qantas Red email subscribers.

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Here are the terms and conditions according to Qantas:

  • To be eligible for the discount or complimentary lounge invitation, you must be a Qantas USA Red Email subscriber during the time of the promotion. Offer ends 11:59pm PDT 30 July 2019.
  • $100 discount offer applies to Qantas International Economy and Premium Economy round trip fares departing the US to Australia. $100 discount applied to all eligible adult fares at time of purchase completed by Red Email subscriber at https://www.qantas.com/us/en/offer/2019/choose-your-offer-save-on-flights.html and using the Promo Code: SAVE100. Children and infant fares excluded.
  • Lounge offer requires a Qantas Frequent Flyer membership and provides a one-time pass to a Qantas International Business Lounge at Sydney, Melbourne, or Brisbane. A Qantas Frequent Flyer number must be entered for each passenger when making a booking during this promotion.
  • Complimentary lounge Invitation will be issued to all passengers, including children and infants, with a Qantas Frequent Flyer number added to the booking when purchased by Red Email subscriber at https://www.qantas.com/us/en/offer/2019/choose-your-offer-lounge-invitation.html and using the Promo Code: LOUNGE.
  • Complimentary lounge invitations Terms and Conditions apply.
  • Lounge invitation will take 6-8 weeks to appear in the Qantas Frequent Flyer member’s account.
  • Lounge invitation valid for 12 months after issuance.
  • Invitations must be linked to an Eligible Flight at least 24 hours before departure.
  • Eligible Lounges will be shown when linking an invitation.
  • Eligible Customers cannot bring guests, infants, or children who do not have their own Lounge Invitation.

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Bottom Line

It looks as if the flight discount on offer is per person and not per booking in which case this could be a very nice way for a family to make a considerable saving on a trip to Australia.

Qantas lounges are traditionally pretty nice (some have been upgraded only recently) and would offer a nice way for a traveler or family to end their trip.

Without knowing people’s individual circumstances it’s hard to say what the better option here is, but I suspect the $100 discount per person would the better benefit for a family while the lounge access may be worth forgoing a $100 saving for a single traveler….although that would probably also depend on how much time the traveler would actually have to enjoy the lounge before their flight.

Which option would you choose and why?