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Club Lounges


Information about the UNSW Qantas Club Scheme and Rates:

Employees of UNSW are able to purchase Qantas Club memberships at a substantial discount to the standard membership rate which, amongst other benefits, allows that member access to domestic and international Qantas Lounges.  Details of these rates are contained in the table below.

UNSW Qantas Club memberships are enrolled into the UNSW Qantas Club Scheme which has a specific code number. Enquiries for new and existing UNSW Qantas Club memberships should be directed to Qantas directly using this code number which can be obtained from the Finance Helpdesk (see contact details below).

A joining fee applies to new members and to existing members who allow their memberships to lapse for more than one month after expiry of a current membership.  The one and two year membership rates apply to new memberships (in addition to the joining fee) and to existing membership renewals.

  Joining Fee 1-year membership 2-year membership
Standard Qantas Club rate $399.00 $540.00 $980.00
UNSW Discount 38% 35% 35%
UNSW Qantas Club rate $247.38 $351.00 $637.00
Saving $151.62 $189.00 $343.00


  1. Pricing structure and discounts are effective from 18 September 2017 until further notice.
  2. Rates and benefits subject to Qantas Club Terms and Conditions, available at

Qantas Club membership information 

A new streamlined approach for staff members has been adopted for Qantas Club New Memberships. Qantas are no longer processing by credit card details provided on a form. The easiest approach is to ring Qantas Club directly as per the following instructions:

Please contact Finance Help Desk on or call extension 53330 to obtain the UNSW Corporate Scheme number and then

  • call Qantas on 131131

  • Press #

  • Press 2

  • Press 2

  • Press 1

All payments for airline lounge membership need to be paid for with a personal credit card unless approval from your Dean or Divisional Head has been obtained to charge a UNSW credit card. 

Qantas Club Renewals

A new streamlined approach for staff members has been adopted for Qantas Club Renewals.  This process enables staff to renew more efficiently online or direct with Qantas over the phone, avoids staff members providing credit cards details on emails and removes Strategic Procurement as a middle step. 

For renewals staff will need to quote the UNSW Corporate Scheme number, which can be obtained by contacting Finance Helpdesk on or call extension 53330. 

Virgin Australia Club Lounge membership via UNSW Corporate Scheme:

  • $100 joining fee (normal fee $330 - saving benefit $230)

  • $200 annual fee (normally $420 - saving benefit $220)

  • Single entry passes can also be purchased for $65.

Please email your velocity number and full name to Procurement

Singapore Airlines

To access Singapore Airlines lounges you'll need to be a PPS Club and KrisFlyer Elite Gold members or a Suites, First or Business Class passenger departing on Singapore Airlines operated flights. For travellers on codeshare flights, lounge entitlements will depend on the rules of the airline operating your flight. Please be aware that any Gold or Platinum Virgin Australia Velocity members travelling in Economy class on Singapore Airlines/Silk Air will have access to the Singapore Airlines operated lounge, however will not have access to any partner airline lounges.

For further information contact Finance Helpdesk on or call extension 53330

United Airlines

As a benefit of its partnership with UNSW, United Airlines is pleased to offer UNSW travellers the opportunity to receive a Premier Status Match through the United Airlines Sales Corporate Status Match Program. UNSW travellers can then enjoy the benefits of United’s Premier levels including discounted United Club membership along with many other privileges. The membership fee varies according to the UNSW travelers “Mileage Plus” status level so the higher your status the cheaper it is.

UNSW travelers need to complete the attached application form and send it directly to Mileage Plus at from their University corporate email address as per the instructions in the document.  Successful matches will be processed within 7-10 days.  

UNSW Travelers who are not already Mileage Plus members can join for free at