• I have Gold membership status with Accor Plus but won't be renewing it this year. In the past couple of years I have found it difficult to get discounted rooms throughout Europe and parts of Australia and as mentioned by others, their hotels for the most part are more expensive than deals access...

  • Five hotel gripes for biz travellers

    Sep 16, 2016, 07:32 PM

    Two main issues for me:- Lighting in the room so dim you have to use a torch to be read anything.  As someone who needs to read at night to lull myself off to sleep it's a big annoyance. And the big one:- credit card surcharges.  For the life of me I cannot understand that when a hote...

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  • Queensland is it safe ?

    Dec 18, 2020, 06:15 PM

    The state everyone should be concerned about flying to is WA. With trigger happy Premier McGowan in charge who closes the border at every opportunity everyone is taking a risk flying into and out of WA.

  • Issues with Travel insurance

    Jan 22, 2020, 03:43 PM

    I insured with Covermore approx four years ago and had to make a claim for luggage that went missing for five days, delay in flights, loss of accommodation costs due to flight delays etc. There was a phone number on our insurance policy which we could use "free of charge" however when I phoned f...

  • Originally Posted by AlexTravAddict I am a Qantas FF Platinum member and I have been trying to resolve an issue with some missing bonus status credits from a double status credits promotion Qantas ran earlier this year. The flights were booked during the promo period however I partially paid ...

  • MEL events Sat to Tues, any games/?

    Nov 03, 2017, 06:36 PM

    The Melbourne Cup is fabulous, a day to get dressed up and have a bet. You can go cheap or pay for premium seats in exclusive areas that include lunch, drinks etc. If you have your wife with you pay the extra and go the exclusive areas all inclusive. For women it's all about the clothes, hats ...

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