• What is 'unbundled' business class?

    Feb 09, 2021, 10:38 AM

    I would call it out as at least deceitful. I think most people would see the word "classic" as a word to describe how things used to be. Unless there was a time when Business Class did not include longue access but not in my experience.

  • What is 'unbundled' business class?

    Feb 06, 2021, 05:53 PM

    Cathy Pacific full service to LHR in October is only $6,600. Singapore is only $7,700. Qatar is a $9,900 and it doesn't even give the "Classic" as an option on the flights I looked up. When I changed the dates, "Classic" on SYD-LHR brings it down to $9,000. Qatar is good but not that good.

  • What is 'unbundled' business class?

    Feb 06, 2021, 12:30 PM

    Hi David, the fares are are all over the place with seemingly no logic. I am stuck with a voucher from Qatar which was originally for a old fashioned full service flight SYD-FCO-SYD. I now can't get even close to a "Classic" fare without shelling out an extra $2k plus. To make matters worse, the ...

  • It looks like this has already backfired. The differential between Classic and Comfort has already fallen from $1,500 each way to Europe in the example in the article to "only" $500 as of now. It was always unsustainable. Who was ever going to pay over $10,000 for SYD-LHR-SYD when you can fly wit...

  • What does anyone know about the trials with dogs sniffing for Covid-19? The trials have been underway for some months and according to ABC Radio this morning, they could be operating in December 2020. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54288067

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  • COVID-19 vaccine - paid options

    Mar 24, 2021, 03:53 PM

    Originally Posted by GoRobin Greg E...I must have missed something. Perhaps you could share the plan with us. Or is it the case of "we will go on the health advice" at the time." That is probably what I assume that you are eluding to? The government has been very transparent about the whole thin...

  • COVID-19 vaccine - paid options

    Mar 24, 2021, 11:06 AM

    Originally Posted by GoRobin Did anybody ever ask the government what herd immunity is and more importantly what criteria they will use to determine that it has been achieved so they can abandon incoming quarantine. Yes, the government answers that question often.

  • COVID-19 vaccine - paid options

    Mar 06, 2021, 01:19 PM

    Originally Posted by Phil O'Paistree Originally Posted by Greg E Originally Posted by Phil O'Paistree Originally Posted by j13 I received the Moderna vaccine in the US last year and applied to the Australian government for reduced/home quarantine or no quarantine. My application was rejected and ...

  • COVID-19 vaccine - paid options

    Mar 06, 2021, 10:54 AM

    Originally Posted by Phil O'Paistree Originally Posted by j13 I received the Moderna vaccine in the US last year and applied to the Australian government for reduced/home quarantine or no quarantine. My application was rejected and their response was, there will be no changes to hotel quarantine ...

  • COVID-19 vaccine - paid options

    Mar 04, 2021, 11:16 AM

    Originally Posted by Neon I’m going the freebie option this afternoon 😁 At first I thought lucky you but then realised you would be getting it because you are in a high risk category.

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