Member since 07 Apr 2011
Total posts 3
Does anyone know how to book a classic awards flight from MEL to PVG in Business without getting just a 'business' leg to sydney and 'economy' to shanghai (even though only business is selected)?
** Qantas FF, Feb 21 (but any time towards end of feb).
Interestingly since posting the question, the booking options now no longer display the mixed economy/business fares that were showing up when this was posted! So problem solved!
Member since 03 Jan 2011
Total posts 86
Does that mean the answer is "Ask a question on Australian Business Traveller"? ;)
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 29 Mar 2012
Total posts 45
I understand that the circumstances have changed but this may help
Book the different legs seperately
e.g. Book SYD - PVG, business class. (generally shows up)
then Book MEL - PVG, you shouldn't have to book business class becuase it is such a short flight and seriously what a waste. Plus if you are platinum you will probably get an upgrade on the MEL - SYD leg, if you have an international flight after it in the next 2 days. The Qantas computer will regonise that and upgrade you.
Thai Airways International - Royal Orchid Plus
Member since 15 Jan 2013
Total posts 84
I am not sure if this is a valid option but give it a try with their partners Cathay to HKG EX MEL and onwards Dragonair to Shanghai if the whole domestic international transfer at Sydney is just a hassle and you want the 100% business class.Do also take into account virtually ALL MEL-SYD is now 737's.
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How can I avoid flying economy in a Qantas award flight to Shanghai Pu Dong, China?
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