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Commonwealth Bank Qantas Frequent Flyer Credit Cards

Information verified correct on April 29th, 2017

Commonwealth Bank credit cards can boost your frequent flyer points balance, with the CommBank Awards program giving you ways to earn Qantas or Velocity Points.

CommBank Awards credit cards offer points for everyday spending, which can then be redeemed for a wide range of rewards – including frequent flyer points. Here, we look at the different frequent flyer options available through the CommBank Awards program, including account requirements, transfer times and how many points you'll earn.

Commonwealth Bank Awards

The CommBank Awards program offers you Awards points for everyday spending. It also gives you options for earning either Qantas or Velocity frequent flyer points. To earn these points, you will need to have one of the following cards:

Frequent flyer programTransfer requirementsPoints rates
Qantas Frequent FlyerYou have to opt into Qantas Frequent Flyer Direct through your Awards account. There is a $30 annual charge for this service. When you opt-in, all future CommBank Awards points earned will be automatically transferred to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account on a monthly basis.Note that any CommBank Awards points earned prior to the date of your opt-in cannot be transferred to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account. Exclusions, points caps and limitations also apply. Refer to the CommBank Awards Terms and Conditions booklet or CommBank website for more information.1 Qantas Point = 2.5 Awards points
Virgin Australia VelocityTransfers can only be made to Velocity accounts with the same name as the primary cardholder.

  • Minimum transfer. A minimum of 3,600 Awards points must be redeemed for Velocity Points. Additional points must be in increments of 1,000 points.
  • Estimated transfer time: Five working days
Classic and Gold cards: 1 Velocity Point = 2.5 Award pointsPlatinum and Diamond cards: 1 Velocity Point = 2 Award points

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I link my Credit Card to my Qantas Frequent Flyer account?

To opt-in to Qantas Frequent Flyer Direct call 13 16 61. There is a $30 annual fee charged for opting in. You must be an existing Qantas Frequent Flyer member to earn and redeem Qantas Frequent Flyer points.

Qantas Points are offered by CommBank and accrue in accordance with and are subject to the CommBank Awards Program Terms and Conditions available at Exclusions, points caps and limitations apply.

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2 Responses to Commonwealth Bank Qantas Frequent Flyer Credit Cards

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    Vera | October 1, 2016

    how do i find out the balance of my ff

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      May | October 2, 2016

      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.


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