• The Sofitel lounge is great with excellent food and beverage, very nice staff and brilliant views.  Gave up on Park Hyatt a while ago due to its location.

  • How on earth do they expect to entice entrenched QF and VA Frequent Flyers away from all the goodies they currently have with these carriers?  It will end in tears I fear.

  • I reckon they will struggle big time with no FF scheme or at least one with benefits similar to QF and VA.

  • Hi, I've a copy of the order, in both French and English, sent me by Accor. Amongst its signatories are President Macron, that looks a lot like Government to me.It is Order # 2020-315 of March 25 2020. The hotel in question ( Mercure Lyon) is actually closed until further notice thus unable to p...

  • This is a very positive move by Accor. I have had to cancel many “ non refundable” bookings in Europe and Australia. In all cases, except one, the hotels in question willingly and promptly refunded the amount paid. The exception is France where there is a French Govt Order that forbids any refu...

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  • Qantas Platinum Member Lounges JFK

    Aug 03, 2019, 03:11 PM

    Originally Posted by Phil Young You need to provide us with a bit more information than that. What is your Status with which airline, and what cabin class are you flying in? Sorry I omitted. Am Qantas Platinum and travelling Qantas P/E with an Upgrade request to J Class.

  • Qantas Platinum Member Lounges JFK

    Aug 02, 2019, 04:20 PM

    I will be travelling JFK/LAX/SYD with Qantas in a couple of months and wonder if there are any First Class Lounges that I can access prior to travel?

  • My wife and I recently flew QF LHR-SIN- SYD. Both full fare Business Class, Iam P and wife is G. We had flown in from FRA and happened to arrive at Qantas lounge at 18 hrs. Were escorted to table and shortly thereafter served by very pleasant lady who took our drink orders then food. The drinks ...

  • Debit card acceptance in hotels

    Apr 16, 2019, 11:03 AM

    My humble advise is NEVER hand over a Debit Card to a Hotel. I say this from bitter experience, Hotels can take total amount of your stay from the card, even if you have given them another credit card, and take up to a month re reinstate the money. This happened to me at Hilton Milan. It was towa...

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