Was reading on the Qantas agents website that a minimumdress code is required and will be enforced at Qantas domesic lounges.

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driley28

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Member since 07 May 2012

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Was reading on the Qantas agents website that a minimumdress code is required and will be enforced at Qantas domesic lounges. Think this great! What are these requirements going to be? Maybe David you could do an article on this.

SeatNextToYours

Member since 12 Mar 2014

Total posts 115

No high-viz...

Sim1

Member since 16 May 2014

Total posts 79

If you ban high-viz then might as well close the Perth Domestic Lounge then. 

Couldnt do that would be a safety issue when they arrive on site.

SeatNextToYours

Member since 12 Mar 2014

Total posts 115

I hadn't counted on being taken seriously.

I personally have very low regard for any dress code in any setting.

David

Member since 24 Oct 2010

Total posts 988

Hi-viz is exempt from the dress code enforcement - see http://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-tightens-dress-code-at-qantas-club-airport-lounges for more details.

Opto80

VA

Member since 25 Aug 2014

Total posts 28

Who cares really? As long as people don't smell like a garbage tip and don't have 5 inches of plumbers crack showing I couldn't care less what others wear in the QF lounges or VA lounges. 

TheRealBabushka

Member since 21 Apr 2012

Total posts 2,059

minum dress code = no thongs/flip-flops, no shorts?

Will it also be gender un-biased, where both men and women are afforded a decent level of casualness?

Because in the office on Fridays, half of the office is "casual Friday" while the other half is "very casual-indeed Friday".

Hugo

Member since 12 Jun 2013

Total posts 216

No shorts? Ridiculous. This is Australia, not... some place that people don't wear shorts.

I don't have a problem with thongs either. Thongs are holiday wear, and aeroplanes are things you take to get to your holiday.

I have been known to go straight from the beach to the airport and shower and change at the lounge. 

TheRealBabushka

Member since 21 Apr 2012

Total posts 2,059

Hear, hear!

Love the look of thoes precious types when I stroll in with my thai fisherman bottoms and flip flops. 

watson374

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Member since 17 Aug 2012

Total posts 1,285

I don't really need to know if you guys are wearing thongs!

Oh, you mean the footwear...

RaptorNation158

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Member since 21 Aug 2014

Total posts 186

People will die if they have to wear pants only especially in the summer when it easily gets to 31+ everyday, although still not as worse as India or Dubai.

Sim1

Member since 16 May 2014

Total posts 79

I did read in the West a few weeks back they were having trouble with Jetstar passengers loading up with food at Perth international lounge before boarding.

But what can they do if someone turns up in shorts, tee-shirt and thongs and they are flying to Bali? and they have qantas club or flying business.

I dont mind so much as long as they are drinking and getting too loud.

Opto80

VA

Member since 25 Aug 2014

Total posts 28

Flying to Hamilton Island from VA lounge in Brisbane. It's almost compulsory to wear thongs, boardies and a singlet. You are landing on a tropical Island. 

lee

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Member since 18 Feb 2013

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I've worn (nice) thongs in many a QF lounge without issue, including my recent Sydney F lounge visit on my way to Bali.

Fonga

Member since 12 Feb 2014

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I think Qantas are looking for us to use that long forgotten social skill of common sense. Dressing appropriately is a simple means of showing respect to your fellow club members. I don't think the bar is set too high here. Certainly no mention of mandatory suit ties and dress shoes. But some people do enter the club in dirty or inadequate amounts of clothing. Personally I find blokes in singlets pretty off-putting. From a safety perspective alone I would have thought thongs shouldn't be allowed for any passengers, whether entering the club or not. In case of an emergency exit a sensible pair of shoes will be pretty important. Just two things I would put on a list of 'don'ts'.

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