• Top tips for in-flight etiquette

    Sep 16, 2016, 09:55 AM

    I do think a friendly reminder to be courteous with a few basic suggestions given by the crew when the seat belt light first goes off would go a long way to setting the tone.  Also, I'm sad to say that those "Weiss ice-cream bars and cups of hot chocolate" have both gone from Qantas economy ...

  • I think the other cause for the frustration in the morning arrival loo queue is how long people spend in the bathrooms.  Getting changed, brushing teeth and hair, make-up, who knows what else but it is often 15 minutes per person which holds things up.   Then there's the awkwardness of...

  • Why is no-one else outraged that the buffalo mozzarella has been replaced by its bland and disappointing counsin, bocconcini?  This is very distressing; I hope it is a temporary switch.  

  • Qantas double Status Credits promo

    May 05, 2016, 05:00 PM

    I booked about six return flights to Asia over the next 12 months.  I would have done so anyway but usually closer to each trip.  Will be very interesting to see if this noticibly raises the overall number of people who can reach gold and platinum statuses.  Happy for everyone this...

  • Just to add to the list, I've also had it at Cordis (used to be Langham Place).  I wasn't asked to pay or sign anything special to use it.

  • 32A is my favourite economy seat on the A380. The storage compartment is great, cabin is relatively quiet and service is speedy and friendly because it's such a small cabin. I'm pretty short and can barely reach the bulkhead but I've had tall guys next to me who seem happy with their feet up on...

  • Pescatarian meals

    Mar 09, 2018, 11:20 AM

    Hate it when I'm stuck with lobster...

  • I called to find out and was told to wait 3 months.

  • Appletiser on Qantas?

    Jul 24, 2017, 11:53 AM

    I don't think so, haven't seen it for ages.  

  • Thanks for everyone's input and suggestions, much appreciated. This one is a non-work trip so company expenses is not a thing (although I would not unnecessarily rack up taxi costs if it was a business trip either). I like the idea of asking at the chauffeur drive desk and I think I wil...