Travel Hacker: Use The Qantas App To Find Hotels, Adventures, Cars And Great Offers

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Planning the holiday of your dreams is exciting -- everything from booking your flights to organising day trips is thrilling. And now with the new Qantas App (available on both iOS and Android), it's convenient too.

You can book everything in one place, and your itineraries and reservations are only ever a click away. Discover where to stay, what to do and where to dine. Here's how the Qantas App can upgrade your trip.

Fare Alerts

Have a bunch of destinations in mind? Perhaps you're looking to get some great deals and save money. You can do that through the Fare Alert function in the App. It's super simple.

And you're not restricted to sales fares on the App, you have the option to select a fare price range and receive alerts on your phone.

You can also view and edit your fare alerts anytime by scrolling down the home page -- you can even turn individual fares on and off.. You'll receive a notification whenever one of your chosen fares goes on sale or enters your selected price range.

And if you're someone who likes to keep your eye on bargains, there's an entire 'Deals' tab that can give you all the best fares in real time.

Book flights

Once you know where you want to go, you can book flights right from the App. The search functions are easy and intuitive -- you can even view your past flight searches.

With your Qantas Frequent Flyer account linked to the App, you can choose to pay for your flight with money or points. Once you get to the review page, you'll also be able to see how many Qantas Points and status credits you'll earn from your flights.

From there, all you have to do is follow the prompts and get your flights locked in!

Book Hotels

Now it's time for your holiday pad. You can start your search by tapping on the 'Book' tab in the App. You'll also conveniently be able to find cars, transfers, activities and even travel insurance.

Once you have selected your destination and dates, you'll be able to search the huge range of options on offer. Again, you'll be able to pay in cash and/or with Qantas Points, and see how many points you'll earn from booking your accommodation through Qantas.

You can also filter your hotel selections to get exactly what you're looking for, in terms of price and accommodation-type. You'll also be able to clearly see the Trip Advisor ratings and reviews on each hotel as well as how much money you're saving on them. From there, simply choose where you would like to stay, follow the prompts and book!

Car Hire

Looking for a pair of wheels to take your places on your holiday? The Qantas App has you covered here too. All you need to do is go to the 'Book' tab and select the city you'll be visiting. From there, you'll be given options for pick up and drop off, the type of cars available and optional extras, such as a GPS and child seats. You can then book with cash and/or Qantas Points.

Book Activities

Now it's time for the really fun stuff! You can browse all the most popular activities surrounding your holiday destination right from the Qantas App. Want to visit Machu Picchu or tackle the Sydney Bridge Climb? Just book it and let someone else take care of the rest. You can search by tour or attractions and once you have picked something, you're able to browse a variety of individual tour options.

You don't even have to organise your bookings, it's all done for you in the App. You can also see reviews, save activities in your wish list, change the currency and view your activity itinerary at any time. It couldn't be more convenient.

For more information on how you can get the most out of your next adventure download the Qantas App, available on the App Store and Google Play.

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