• What next for Velocity elites?

    Jun 28, 2020, 10:31 AM

    Also liked Fly Ahead, or whatever it was called, though I expect it cost them significant marginal revenue from precisely those customers who might pay it.

  • What next for Velocity elites?

    Jun 28, 2020, 10:17 AM

    Platinum, and the following is enough for me. A reasonable lounge with refreshments and good wifi, not too crowded. Proper meal-like food at dinner time and a passable breakfast. In other words, exactly what they had, though I personally can take or leave the free booze. A reasonable business cla...

  • Doesn't hurt to check every day.. EK availability does come and go, so you might get lucky. I once snagged 2x J SYD-DXB on Boxing Day about 6 weeks before.

  • Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer changes

    Jan 04, 2019, 04:10 AM

    Waitlisted redemptions will not be confirmed 2 weeks before. They will be either confirmed or cancelled at that time, so this implies that you can't be on a waitlist inside 2 weeks out, making a reduction in benefit.There's also increases in the number of miles needed for redemptions. So all take...

  • Time for Hilton status to appear

    Nov 09, 2018, 06:29 PM

    Yup, same experience. Takes ages, but once that 20 day period is over, call them and it happens relatively quickly.