You can earn Qmiles for any flights you take with Qatar Airways, oneworld Alliance airlines or other partner airlines by adding your Privilege Club membership number to the booking. The number of award miles you earn depends on your fare class and the distance flown, Qatar Airways flights offering the most potential miles.
For example, the Qmiles you can earn with Qatar range from between 25% of the miles flown for the cheapest economy tickets (booking classes G, T, O and W), up to 300% of the miles flown for first class (F) tickets. In comparison, flights with Qantas offer between 25% for discount economy bookings (K, M, L, V) and up to 150% when you fly first class (F, A).
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TIP: Estimate your Qmiles with the Privilege Club calculator
The Privilege Club website has a Qcalculator you can use to work out how many award miles you’ll earn for flights with Qatar or a partner airline. Just enter your flight details and hit “Search flights” to see the potential Qmiles you could accrue.
Silver, Gold and Platinum Privilege Club members are awarded bonus Qmiles in addition to the base miles earned on eligible flights. The tier bonus is calculated based on the actual distance flown. The following percentages apply for each status level:
Silver: 50% bonus Qmiles
Gold: 75% bonus Qmiles
Platinum: 100% bonus Qmiles
The tier bonus is only available on flights marketed and operated by Qatar Airways when your fare is already eligible for earning miles.
The Privilege Club website lists over 50 hotel partners, including Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton and Shangri-La. While the number of miles you’ll earn varies depending on the property or brand, most offer Qmiles per $1 spent. A limited number also offer a fixed amount of Qmiles per booking; for example, 500 Qmiles per stay.
In most cases, you’ll need to sign up to the hotel’s loyalty program and then opt to earn Qmiles or transfer the hotel reward points to your Privilege Club account. For example, if you're a Hilton Honors member, you can convert 10,000 Honors points to 1,000 Qmiles. You can also earn 1 Qmile per US$1 spent on eligible Hilton Honors bookings, in addition to Honors points, when you link your Privilege Club and Honors accounts.
Privilege Club has partnerships with six different car hire companies, offering Qmiles per booking or per $1 spent. We’ve outlined the details of each option below.
|Car hire company
- 500 Qmiles per rental for standard (Burgundy) members
- 600 Qmiles per rental for Silver members
- 700 Qmiles per rental for Gold members
- 800 Qmiles per rental for Platinum members
|You must use your bespoke tier Avis Worldwide Discount number along with your Privilege Club membership number to earn the correct level of Qmiles on your rental.
- 500 Qmiles per rental, per day
|To earn Qmiles you need to include your Privilege Club membership details on your booking.
||Include your Privilege Club membership details on your booking in order to earn Qmiles.
- 500 Qmiles per standard rental
- 250 Qmiles per contract rental for corporate or government entities
|For online bookings, you need to enter the Privilege Club Customer Discount Programme number 552665 and your Privilege Club membership number. For other bookings, make sure you add your membership number during the booking process. You also need to present your membership card when picking up the rental card.
||To earn Qmiles, you’ll need to include your Privilege Club membership details on your booking.
- 500 Qmiles per car rental
- 1,000 Qmiles per transfer with the Sixt Limousine Service
|Include your Privilege Club membership details on your booking in order to earn Qmiles. Sixt also offers discounts and other benefits based on your membership status.
Earning Qmiles for family members
Privilege Club gives you the option of adding your spouse, children and parents to your account so that you can earn Qmiles when they fly with Qatar Airways or partner airlines. You can also earn Qmiles when they spend with other program partners.
Known as the Privilege Club Family Programme, each family member that is added is issued with a membership card. However, the Qmiles are credited directly to your account. While you’ll earn 100% of the standard Qmiles when your family members spend with non-airline partners, the miles earned for flights are based on your membership level. These are outlined below:
Burgundy: Family members earn 25% of the standard Qmiles (i.e. 25% of what you would earn on the same flight).
Silver: Family members earn 50% of the standard Qmiles.
Gold and Platinum: Family members earn 100% of the standard Qmiles.
You can link up to nine eligible family members to your account, as long as they are aged two years or older. If a family member wants to earn Qmiles for themselves, they can also unlink themselves from the Family Programme and set up their own account.
Other ways to earn Qmiles
While Privilege Club offers a range of other ways to earn Qmiles, these are all based outside Australia. If you live overseas or you’re looking for more ways to earn Qmiles while you travel, you can browse Privilege Club partners by category to see if there are any options that work for you.
You can also buy Qmiles at any time, as long as you have earned at least 3,000 since you enrolled in the program. With this option, a minimum of 1,000 Qmiles costs US$35 and you can buy up to 60,000 miles per calendar year.
Can I earn Qmiles with a credit card?
In Australia, you can transfer reward points to Qmiles with the Citi Prestige credit card or a Diners Club charge card that offers Diners Club Rewards. With the Citi Prestige, you’ll get a transfer rate of 3 Citi reward points for 1 Qmile, while with Diners Club Rewards the transfer rate is 2 points for 1 Qmile.
Earn 20,000 monthly bonus reward Points for 20 months
Eligibility criteria, terms and conditions, fees and charges apply
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Receive 400,000 bonus reward points, combined with a introductory rate on balance transfers for the first months. Plus, enjoy unlimited airport lounge access with Priority Pass.
- $700 p.a. annual fee.
- 20.99% p.a. on purchases
- Cash advance rate of 21.74% p.a.
- Up to 44 days interest free
- Minimum income requirement of $150,000 p.a.