Commonwealth Bank Qantas Frequent Flyer Credit Cards

Information verified correct on September 30th, 2016
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Commonwealth Bank credit cards make your rewards points go further, with CommBank Awards giving you ways to earn Qantas and Velocity Points.

CommBank Awards credit cards offer points for everyday spending, with options for frequent flyer program rewards. You can also enjoy additional complimentary services such as fraud protection and free travel insurance on selected cards.

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. Then all future CommBank Awards points earned will be automatically transferred to your Qantas Frequent Flyer account on a monthly basis. There is a $30 annual charge for this service.1 Qantas Point = 2.5 Awards points
Virgin Australia VelocityA minimum of 3,600 Awards points must be redeemed for Velocity Points. Additional points must be in increments of 1,000 points.

  • Minimum transfer. Transfers can only be made to Velocity accounts with the same name as the primary cardholder.
  • Estimated transfer time: 5 working days
1 Velocity Point = 2.5 Award points for Classic and Gold cards OR 2 Award points for Platinum and Diamond cards

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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