Digital Estate Planning

What happens to Qantas Frequent Flyer Points when you die?

According to the Qantas Frequent Flyer Terms and Conditions all Qantas Frequent Flyer points are forfeited after the death of the member and cannot be accessed or transferred.

Are Qantas Frequent Flyer Points transferrable?

Yes. You can transfer your points to an eligible family member any time. There are some minor restrictions on this like limiting maximum points transfers within a 12 months period to 600,000 points, however, it can easily be done via your online member portal.

What happens to Virgin Velocity Frequent Flyer Points when you die?

According to the Virgin Velocity Frequent Flyer Terms and Conditions, Velocity Frequent Flyer points can be administered by an estate administrator or executor for a period of 12 months after the passing of a member.

How do Airlines find out if someone has died?

There is no way for airlines to know when someone has passed away, and therefore they rely on loved ones to notify them of a person’s passing.


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