Ending soon: Qantas’s latest sale slashes domestic business class tickets

Posted: 29 July 2019 2:16 pm
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Take your upcoming work trips in style thanks to Qantas's latest business class sale.

Business class fares around Australia have been slashed as part of the last day of Qantas's "Around the World in 8 Days" Sale.

Some offers include the following:

  • Sydney to Melbourne from $549 one way
  • Brisbane to Sydney from $499 one way
  • Brisbane to Melbourne from $599 one way
  • Gold Coast to Sydney from $549 one way
  • Sydney to Perth from $1,299 one way

Some of these routes, including Sydney to Melbourne and Sydney to Perth, even fly on Qantas's Airbus A330, which means lie-flat seats!

The eligible travel dates for this sale are fairly flexible with dates ranging from October 2019 to June 2020.

You can search for flights and compare prices for this sale on Skyscanner, but be quick as the sale ends tonight at 11:59pm AEST.

What are the best business class seats available through this sale?

Qantas has a number of different business class seats on domestic routes. On the more glamorous side of the spectrum is the excellent Business Suite. These seats are found on Qantas's Airbus A330s flying routes such as the aforementioned Sydney to Perth. On the other side of the spectrum, there's the rather compact Boeing 717 operated by QantasLink on regional routes.

Boeing 717

The Boeing 717 is used by QantasLink for shorter regional routes. Business class flyers receive better meals and beverages plus access to Qantas's network of domestic airport lounges before departure.

Qantas Boeing 717 Business Class seat

Boeing 737

Qantas uses Boeing 737s for most domestic routes, including the ultra-popular Melbourne to Sydney route. This business class experience features better meals and beverages compared with economy class, access to domestic business class lounges and a leather seat with more legroom and width.

Qantas Boeing 737 Business Class Seat

Airbus A330

Qantas flies its Airbus A330s on some domestic routes including Melbourne to Sydney and Melbourne/Sydney/Brisbane to Perth. Qantas's A330 features the Business Suite lie-flat seat with more storage and privacy, and a 16-inch seat back inflight entertainment screen.

Qantas Airbus A330 Business Suite

How do I know which aircraft Qantas uses for a specific flight?

You can check which aircraft you'll be flying on by looking at the symbol on the Qantas website flight search. We've highlighted it in blue in the two screenshots below:

Qantas flight search desktop

Searching for flights on the Qantas website

Qantas flight search mobile

Searching for flights on the Qantas mobile website

How many status credits and Qantas points can you earn with this sale?

You'll generally earn more status credits on a business class flight compared to an economy class one, so this sale can be used as a way to help you reach your next status tier.

The number of points and status credits you can earn from business class flights bought during this sale will depend on the route. You'll see the exact number when you book your flight. Below are some ideas based on a selection of popular routes:

RouteStatus Credits earned in business classStatus Credits earned in economy class (Red e-Deal)Points earned in business classPoints earned in economy class (Red e-Deal)
Melbourne to Sydney40101,400800
Brisbane to Sydney40101,400800
Brisbane to Melbourne608002,10015
Gold Coast to Sydney40101,400800
Adelaide to Melbourne408001,40010
Melbourne to Perth80203,3001450
Gold Coast to Melbourne608002,10015
Adelaide to Sydney408001,40010
Perth to Sydney801,4503,30020

Check out routes, travel dates and prices below

FromToTravel periodPriceBook
Alice SpringsPerthTue 21 Jan 2020 - Tue 31 Mar 2020$379
BrisbaneKarrathaWed 28 Aug 2019 - Thu 19 Sep 2019$379
BrisbaneKarrathaMon 14 Oct 2019 - Fri 13 Dec 2019$379
BrisbaneParaburdooWed 28 Aug 2019 - Thu 19 Sep 2019$379
BrisbaneParaburdooMon 14 Oct 2019 - Fri 13 Dec 2019$379
BrisbanePort HedlandTue 21 Jan 2020 - Tue 31 Mar 2020$379
BroomeSydneyTue 21 Jan 2020 - Tue 31 Mar 2020$379
Alice SpringsPerthMon 14 Oct 2019 - Fri 13 Dec 2019$389
BrisbanePort HedlandWed 28 Aug 2019 - Thu 19 Sep 2019$389
BrisbanePort HedlandMon 14 Oct 2019 - Fri 13 Dec 2019$389
BroomeSydneyFri 18 Oct 2019 - Fri 13 Dec 2019$389
Mount IsaPerthTue 21 Jan 2020 - Tue 31 Mar 2020$389
PerthAlice SpringsMon 14 Oct 2019 - Fri 13 Dec 2019$389
PerthMount IsaTue 21 Jan 2020 - Tue 31 Mar 2020$389
Port HedlandBrisbaneWed 28 Aug 2019 - Thu 19 Sep 2019$389Get flying now
Port HedlandBrisbaneMon 14 Oct 2019 - Fri 13 Dec 2019$389Get flying now
SydneyBroomeFri 18 Oct 2019 - Fri 13 Dec 2019$389Get flying now
Alice SpringsPerthWed 28 Aug 2019 - Thu 19 Sep 2019$399Get flying now
Mount IsaPerthWed 28 Aug 2019 - Thu 19 Sep 2019$399Get flying now
Mount IsaPerthMon 14 Oct 2019 - Fri 13 Dec 2019$399Get flying now
PerthAlice SpringsWed 28 Aug 2019 - Thu 19 Sep 2019$399Get flying now
PerthAucklandMon 19 Aug 2019 - Tue 24 Sep 2019$399Get flying now
PerthAucklandTue 15 Oct 2019 - Tue 10 Dec 2019$399Get flying now
PerthAucklandTue 4 Feb 2020 - Tue 24 Mar 2020$399Get flying now
PerthAucklandMon 27 Apr 2020 - Thu 18 Jun 2020$399Get flying now
PerthChristchurchMon 19 Aug 2019 - Wed 18 Sep 2019$399Get flying now
PerthChristchurchTue 15 Oct 2019 - Tue 10 Dec 2019$399Get flying now
PerthChristchurchTue 4 Feb 2020 - Tue 24 Mar 2020$399Get flying now
PerthChristchurchMon 27 Apr 2020 - Thu 18 Jun 2020$399Get flying now
PerthMount IsaWed 28 Aug 2019 - Thu 19 Sep 2019$399Get flying now
PerthMount IsaMon 14 Oct 2019 - Fri 13 Dec 2019$399Get flying now
PerthWellingtonMon 19 Aug 2019 - Tue 24 Sep 2019$449Get flying now
PerthWellingtonTue 15 Oct 2019 - Tue 10 Dec 2019$449Get flying now
PerthWellingtonTue 4 Feb 2020 - Tue 24 Mar 2020$449Get flying now
PerthWellingtonMon 27 Apr 2020 - Thu 18 Jun 2020$449Get flying now
PerthQueenstownFri 2 Aug 2019 - Mon 26 Aug 2019$498Get flying now
AdelaideMelbourneThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$499Get flying now
MelbourneAdelaideWed 1 Jul 2020–Thu 16 Jul 2020$499Get flying now
MelbourneCanberraThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$499Get flying now
MelbourneHobartThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$519Get flying now
MelbourneSydneyThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$549Get flying now
SydneyMelbourneThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$549Get flying now
SydneyGold CoastThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$549Get flying now
AdelaideCanberraThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$559Get flying now
AdelaideSydneyThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2021$579Get flying now
SydneyAdelaideThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$579Get flying now
AdelaideBrisbaneThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2022$599Get flying now
MelbourneBrisbaneThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$599Get flying now
MelbourneGold CoastThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$599Get flying now
SydneyHobartThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$599Get flying now
SydneyGold CoastMon 29 Jul 2019–Wed 16 Oct 2019$665Get flying now
SydneyGold CoastWed 1 Jul 2020–Thu 16 Jul 2020$665Get flying now
AdelaideAlice SpringsThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2023$699Get flying now
AdelaideAyers RockThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2024$799Get flying now
MelbourneCairnsThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$799Get flying now
SydneyHobartMon 29 Jul 2019–Wed 16 Oct 2019$836Get flying now
SydneyHobartWed 1 Jul 2020–Thu 16 Jul 2020$836Get flying now
AdelaidePerthThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2025$849Get flying now
MelbourneDarwinThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$899Get flying now
SydneyDarwinThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$899Get flying now
MelbourneDarwinThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$899Get flying now
SydneyMelbourneMon 29 Jul 2019–Wed 16 Oct 2019$903Get flying now
SydneyMelbourneWed 1 Jul 2020–Thu 16 Jul 2020$903Get flying now
SydneyAdelaideMon 29 Jul 2019–Wed 16 Oct 2019$925Get flying now
SydneyAdelaideWed 1 Jul 2020–Thu 16 Jul 2020$925Get flying now
SydneyDarwinMon 29 Jul 2019–Wed 16 Oct 2019$1,239Get flying now
SydneyDarwinWed 1 Jul 2020–Thu 16 Jul 2020$1,239Get flying now
MelbournePerthThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$1,299Get flying now
PerthCanberraThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$1,299Get flying now
PerthBrisbaneThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$1,299Get flying now
PerthMelbourneThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$1,299Get flying now
PerthSydneyThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$1,299Get flying now
SydneyBroomeWed 1 Apr 2020–Tue 30 Jun 2020$1,499Get flying now
MelbourneBroomeThu 17 Oct 2019–Tue 30 Jun 2020$1,499Get flying now
ToowoombaAdelaideMon 29 Jul 2019–Thu 16 Jul 2020$1,615Get flying now
AdelaideMackayWed 1 Jul 2020–Thu 16 Jul 2020$1,623Get flying now
AdelaideBroomeWed 1 Jul 2020–Thu 16 Jul 2020$2,283Get flying now
SydneyBroomeMon 29 Jul 2019–Tue 31 Mar 2020$2,287Get flying now
SydneyBroomeWed 1 Jul 2020–Thu 16 Jul 2020$2,287Get flying now

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