CommBank credit cards that earn Qantas Points

You can choose to earn Qantas Points with a CBA Awards credit card – here’s how and what you need to know.

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CommBank Awards credit cards give you a way to earn either Awards Points or Qantas Points on your eligible spending. To earn Qantas Points, you just need to opt in to Qantas Frequent Flyer Direct for a $30 yearly rewards fee.

If you do this when you apply for a new card, you could even get bonus Qantas Points through an introductory offer. So, let's take a look at your options.

Which CBA credit cards can earn Qantas Points?

1 - 3 of 3
Name Product Bonus points Rewards program Rewards points per $ spent Purchase rate p.a. Annual fee
CommBank Awards Credit Card
N/A
Commonwealth Bank Awards Program
1
20.24%
$59
Earn 1 Awards point per $1 spent up to 50,000 points per year. Plus, access to Priceless Cities.
CommBank Platinum Awards Credit Card
80,000
Commonwealth Bank Awards Program
1
20.24%
$249
Get 80,000 bonus Awards points or 50,000 Qantas Points when you spend $4,000 in the first 90 days. Plus, included insurance covers.
CommBank Diamond Awards Credit Card
N/A
Commonwealth Bank Awards Program
1.25
20.24%
$349
Earn 1.25 Awards points per $1 spent up to 1 million points per year. Plus, international travel insurance and Mastercard Traveler Rewards.
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How many Qantas Points can you earn with a CommBank Awards credit card?

You'll get 1 Qantas Point for every 2.5 CommBank Awards points. As an example, you can earn 1 CommBank Awards point per $1 spent with the CBA Platinum Awards credit card. This means you'd earn 0.4 Qantas Points per $1 spent with this card.

How to opt in to earn Qantas Points

There are two main ways you can opt in to earn Qantas Points with an eligible Commonwealth Bank Awards credit cards:

  • When you apply for a new card: Choose the Qantas Frequent Flyer Direct option and include your Qantas Frequent Flyer details as part of the application.
  • When you already have a CommBank Awards credit card: Log in to your CommBank Awards account online and opt-in through the redeem travel page. Or, call the CommBank Awards team on 13 16 61.

Key details to keep in mind

  • Qantas Frequent Flyer membership. You need to be a Qantas Frequent Flyer member and have to provide your membership number before you can earn Qantas Points with a CBA credit card. The name on your CommBank credit card and your Qantas Frequent Flyer account must also match. If you're not already a member, check out Finder's guide to joining the Qantas Frequent Flyer program for free to save on the $99.50 joining fee.
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer Direct fee. The $30 annual rewards fee for Qantas Frequent Flyer Direct adds to the card's costs. Remember to factor that in, along with the card's annual fee and other potential charges.
  • Point transfers. Points will be transferred to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account at the end of each statement period (basically once a month). You should see them in your account within 3 days of the transfer.
  • Existing CommBank Awards Points. If you earned CommBank Awards points before opting in to Qantas Frequent Flyer Direct, they will automatically be converted to Qantas Points and transferred to your frequent flyer account at the end of the next statement period.
  • Rewards program conditions. Once your CommBank Awards points have been exchanged for Qantas Points, the conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program apply and you can't convert them back to CommBank Awards points.

Want to get more value from earning Qantas Points? Check out Finder's guide to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program for tips and insights on the best ways to redeem points. Or, compare other Qantas Frequent Flyer credit cards to choose one that's right for you.

Compare Qantas Frequent Flyer Credit Cards

1 - 9 of 9
Name Product Bonus points Rewards program Rewards points per $ spent Purchase rate p.a. Annual fee
Qantas American Express Ultimate Card
100,000
Qantas Frequent Flyer
1.25
20.74%
$450
Earn 100,000 bonus Qantas Points when you spend $3,000 within 3 months. Plus, a yearly $450 Travel Credit.
ANZ Frequent Flyer Black
130,000
Qantas Frequent Flyer
1
20.24%
$425
Cashrewards Max benefit. 130,000 bonus Qantas Points (worth $725 in eGift cards) and $255 back when you spend $3,000 on eligible purchases in the first 3 months.
Qantas Premier Platinum
80,000
Qantas Frequent Flyer
1
19.99%
$225 for the first year ($299 thereafter)
Earn 80,000 bonus Qantas Points when you spend $3,000 in the first 3 months and save with a reduced first-year annual fee.
Citi Premier Qantas Card
80,000
Qantas Frequent Flyer
0.5
0% for 6 months, reverts to 21.49%
$175 for the first year ($350 thereafter)
Get 80,000 bonus Qantas Points when you spend $4,000 in the first 90 days and a 0% purchase rate offer. Plus, a first-year annual fee discount.
American Express Qantas Business Rewards Card
150,000
Qantas Business Rewards
1.25
0%
$450
ABN holders w/ $75,000 revenue. Get 150,000 bonus Qantas Points when you spend $3,000 in the first 2 months. Plus, a $450 Qantas Flight Voucher.
ANZ Frequent Flyer Platinum
70,000
Qantas Frequent Flyer
0.75
20.24%
$0 for the first year ($295 thereafter)
Now offering Cashrewards Max. Receive 70,000 bonus Qantas Points when you spend $2,500 on eligible purchases within 3 months. Plus, a $0 first-year annual fee.
Qantas American Express Discovery Card
N/A
Qantas Frequent Flyer
0.75
20.74%
$0
Earn uncapped Qantas Points for every $1 dollar spent, plus an ongoing $0 annual fee.
Qantas American Express Premium Card
70,000
Qantas Frequent Flyer
1
20.74%
$249
Enjoy 70,000 bonus Qantas Points, 2 complimentary Qantas Club lounge invitations per year and the protection of complimentary insurance covers.
David Jones American Express Card
N/A
Membership Rewards
1
20.74%
$99
Receive $200 credit when you spend $1,500 outside David Jones within the first 3 months from card approval.
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    VeraOctober 1, 2016

    how do i find out the balance of my ff
    points

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      MayOctober 2, 2016Staff

      Hi Vera,

      Thanks for your question.

      Are you referring to your Qantas points balance? If so, please head over to Qantas website and log into your Qantas frequent flyer account to check your points.

      Cheers,
      May

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