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Bonzer means good or excellent in Australian speak. Walking down the aisle past economy, premium economy, even those flat beds in business (which will look shabby from now on) en route to your first class suite aboard Qantas stunning A380 is about as BONZER as it gets. Doing it for less than what most people paid for that seat three cabins back (that’s economy)? 

You’re Serious? $1473 To Fly First Class To Australia?!

YES! Ever flown Alaska Airlines? Doesn’t matter! They have an amazingly generous frequent flyer program, which you can use to book flights on their awesome partners, like Cathay Pacific, American and QANTAS at incredible rates using miles. No! Don’t click away yet. You don’t need to fly all around the world constantly collecting miles, you can actually buy the miles you need instantly. These flights usually cost $15,000 round trip, so this is a trick worth knowing…

Looking for other routes? Check out other Alaska Mileage Plan opportunities here, and then come back to figure out how to book them and buy the points…

So… I’m Buying Alaska Miles To Fly Qantas?

You want to fly in style on Qantas, but they would charge you 144,000 miles one way for US to Australia in First Class or vice versa. Even if you can afford to buy or earn those miles, don’t, there are better options, in this case, Alaska. Alaska charges just 70,000 miles for one way in either direction between the US and Australia in Qantas First Class! As you may have now guessed, you can buy enough miles, 70,000 in fact, for $1478 instantly right HERE. And yeah, you could buy double for less than $3,000 for a round trip. That’s a savings of $13,000 per ticket…

* You can only purchase up to 60,000 miles before bonuses at a time, but you can purchase as many miles as you like. If you want to do round trip, you just need to make two transactions…

Sound Amazing? It Gets Better!

The “better” is that you receive a free stopover, even on one way flights. This means that you can effectively add a destination which Qantas services into your trip, like Sydney on the way to Melbourne or anything else that floats your boat that’s in the Australian region. Not only are you flying in style on an amazing deal, you’re saving yourself from booking another plane ticket….

What’s The Catch? There’s Always A Catch…

There’s no catch, just a challenge. Finding seats in just about any cabin to Australia can be time consuming, but for this opportunity, it’s totally worth it. The best way to search award space like a pro is to use these tools, which email you if and when seats you want become available. If you’d prefer to search on your own, I’d suggest making a free Qantas frequent flyer account. Once you have that, you can search for flights using miles. Alternately you can use the British Airways site to look for seats on Qantas. If and when you find a seat that works for you in first or business on the Qantas site, it’ll be bookable for far less miles via Alaska, that’s when you’ll want to buy miles and lock it in like a total pro….

Key Final THOUGHTS: Your account must be open 10 days before you can buy miles, so open one immediately if you plan to buy. The SALE on miles at a 40% discount expires April 6th, so you’ll need to buy (not fly) before then…