Member since 29 May 2018
Total posts 8
I posted this yesterday but I am not sure if it actually did post, after all. (Apologies if this is a repost.)
I will PAY for a business class ticket between London and Sydney.
I am a bit annoyed, though, at how quickly Etihad points expire... so I am now considering Singapore Airlines instead.
Can anyone suggest:
1. if there is a way around the fast expiry of Etihad points
2. which Star Alliance should I sign up to, so as to maximise the bang for the buck points-wise
3. any other insights on this Sing V Etihad dilemma...
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Sep 2018
Total posts 339
So if I'm understanding this correctly, you plan on buying a Singapore Airlines ticket between London and Sydney INSTEAD of Etihad Airways because of expiring miles.
Thanks - these are excellent insights!
And, yes, you're right: Virgin Australia would be a very good place to credit those miles.
I travel business on long haul flights but will travel less from now on - most likely twice a year on long haul. So, that would, based on your advice above, suggest Asiana is the airline to join for Star Alliance.
Yes, the prices are about the same. I have travelled Etihad Business on that route before, but never Singapore... so your appraisal is very useful - thanks again.
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