Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 04 Nov 2011
Total posts 205
Looking to head to MIA via LAX from MEL and wondering which of QF93 or QF95 would be the best for jet lag?
Member since 22 Dec 2016
Total posts 33
If you can keep yourself occupied during the day and resist the urge to sleep (except for maybe a small nap), arriving in the early morning is better as you will be naturally tired at night and can hopefully reset your clock after one sleep.
Member since 27 Feb 2015
Total posts 27
I would go for the afternoon because then I can have a quick bite for dinner and then im knocked out at a somewhat normal time and i still manage to get on a correct body clock.
Member since 22 Jul 2015
Total posts 83
@ daschok you can have a late afternoon into NY if you take QF11 and then QF 15 which gets into JFK at 16.40 pm in theory. Otherwise it is early morning into LAX or mid afternoon to DFW
Member since 14 Aug 2013
Total posts 10
"One will see me arriving in Miami early morning and one late afternoon"Do check those itineraries very very carefully. the only way to arrive MIA in the early morning is to be on a redeye overnight flight from LAX; there are three that leave between 9pm and 1am Pacific Time arriving between 5am and 9am. In other words, after spending all day in LA, you'd then take a narrowbody overnight to MIA. yuck.QF95 does not arrive in time to catch many Eastern US destined nonstops from LAX. Miami, however, does have one flight leaving 12:40pm that arrives around 9pm Eastern. To me that's perfect. off the plane and into bed.
Member since 26 May 2014
Total posts 306
Aaflyer, QF 95 gets re-timed when the PER-LHR flights start. Then it is 19:00 instead of 9:45 arrival into LAX.
Hi Guest, join in the discussion on
Best for jet lag.... QF93 or QF95?
Already have an ET account? Log in below.
Signing up with Executive Traveller only takes a second and lets you
interact with our community. It's completely free and we'll never pass your information on to
Didn’t receive an activation email? Resend one to yourself here.
If you’ve forgotten your password, simply enter your email address
below, then click 'Submit'. We’ll send you an email to re-activate your account and enter a new password.
If you have not received the activation email, simply enter your email address below, then click 'Submit'. We’ll send you an email containing the activation link.
Subscribe to our free newsletter and get the latest news, reviews, tips and more sent straight to your inbox