Qantas launches Club Flexible membership to access 30 lounges for 28 days

Qantas launches Club Flexible membership to access 30 lounges for 28 days
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Qantas is launching Qantas Club Flexible, a new membership option which allows customers to pay for 28-day access to its 30 Qantas branded lounges.

    Available to purchase on qantas.com from today, the new subscription membership gives customers flexibility and choice to enjoy access to Qantas lounges on an ad hoc basis, as an alternative option to the annual Qantas Club membership.

    The 28-day rolling membership can be cancelled at any time up until three days prior to renewal (with benefits remaining till the end of that cycle) and provides members with access to its 30 Qantas Club, Qantas Domestic and Qantas International Business lounges in Australia and around the world.

    Earlier this year, Qantas customers were warned the prices of annual membership fees would jump by 17 per cent. It was the first rise in seven years.

    For new members, the price increased from $699 to $828, while the fee for current members rose from $540 to $629.

    With the new flexible offer, other benefits include Domestic On Departure Upgrade rewards and complimentary Qantas Frequent Flyer Membership.

    Qantas Club Flexible members will receive a digital membership card only via the Qantas app, which aligns to the Qantas Group sustainability goals.

    For customers who take out a Qantas Club Flexible membership and travel before 31 March 2025, they will receive a bonus benefit of additional checked baggage. (Benefit entitlement is at time of flight.)

    Qantas has recently announced significant investment into its lounge network including:

    • A new lounge in Hobart with almost double the capacity and will showcase local Tasmanian produce.
    • Redevelopment of the Adelaide lounge precinct including refurbishment of the Adelaide Qantas Club and a new Business lounge.
    • Refurbishment of Broome Qantas Club.

    “We have been focussed on listening and responding to customer feedback over the past 12 months, and we know our customers are looking for flexible options when it comes to lounge access,” a Qantas spokesperson said.

    “Qantas Club Flexible gives customer the choice to enjoy the benefits of our Qantas lounges in a time frame that suits them – the perfect option for travellers who don’t fly every month.”

    Feature image: A render of the new Adelaide Business Lounge.

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