• Staff travel: who 'owns' the points?

    Apr 03, 2019, 11:40 AM

    Correct. status is allowed.

  • Staff travel: who 'owns' the points?

    Apr 03, 2019, 11:39 AM

    For commonwealth bookings you are allowed to retain status points as they don't have a monetary value, unlike FF points.

  • Staff travel: who 'owns' the points?

    Apr 03, 2019, 11:36 AM

    Your right. No points for public servants but that does have an impact on the pricing for tickets. I have seen full flex tickets bookable with federal travel agent for less than Red e Deal on on the same Qantas flight.

  • Sydney-Canberra flight cancellations

    Nov 24, 2017, 07:10 AM

    You would be surprised what the public service pays for fares. I am a public servant and I have often seen full flex QF fares on our corporate booking site available for less than a red e-deal for the public.

  • Sydney Airport's Opal card loophole

    Jun 23, 2017, 05:16 PM

    I am travelling in Japan and this isn't a problem. You can swipe into the gate with the minimum fare but when you try and exit, the gate doesn't open unless you have the required credit. If you are below the required amount you can go to the fare adjustment machine and top up your credit. Very si...

  • Originally Posted by MarkJohnSon Are we seriously discussing this on AusBT ?!?The flight times are terrible, as is the 10 abreast 777 misery-tube that EK operates on that route. Your boss sounds like an absolute sucker for punishment. Yes this being discussed on AusBT. It is a business travel q...

  • My understanding is that the working premise is that the Amex flight can be booked if a reward seat is available. Even if this isn't the actual pool of fares from which the allocation is made, it is a good proxy for availablity.

  • Hertz NeverLost

    Jan 18, 2018, 07:14 AM

    Originally Posted by boris45 I am renting a Hertz car for 6 weeks out of Dallas. I will be travelling through 7 states during that period. Has anyone used the NeverLost gps system? Is it worth the cost? Like the previous comment I also received a neverlost free with a car. Very unintuitive and h...

  • Explosive testing

    Oct 23, 2017, 11:59 AM

    [QUOTE=7083;41735] I've never seen, nor heard of anyone testing positive.Has anyone here ever set off the analyser? Perhaps a groundskeeper, covered in fertiliser, without time to shower/change before a flight... [/QUOTE]I am told that it used to be reasonably common in airports with a high numb...

  • There is a recent copy included in a Youtube video at https://youtu.be/Xy30rM3FlIY. Menu at about 1:05 to 1:15 in.