• I suspect the issue is the stop rather than rights. Qf used to fly akl-lax

  • Hi Chris, do you know if transiting passengers (not Australian or NZ citizens, or Australian PRs) need to pay the IVL, or is it just the ETA?My take of the requirements based on the article:AU/NZ Citizens travelling on AU/NZ passports: No need to pay for ETA or IVL whether transiting or entering ...

  • In terms of spending points quickly, there's also donations to charities (which start from 2900 points=$25). Unfortunately this isn't tax deductible, but it's another relatively low cost option.

  • Just to reply to my own comment, it looks like Virgin has updated their website to now say "The Brisbane ‘My Lounge’ will be opening in early 2019."

  • With respect to the "My Lounge", the previous article said that it is "due to open towards the end of November". We are already "towards the end of November" (and the actual end is only 4 days away) - do you know if there's been a delay?

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  • Originally Posted by Warrior OOL makes sense. It can capture Brisbane Sydney and Melbourne passengers with no backtracking and high frequency connections. There would be some level of 'backtracking' for Brisbane passengers (at least driving ~1.5 hrs south on the M1).

  • I have a same day return trip coming up in QF domestic business. Am I able to use the lounge on arrival if I show my return boarding pass (as that will be my next onward flight that day), even though the flight will be 8+ hours later? If so, does that prevent me from using the lounge again later ...

  • Sydney to Toronto

    Feb 28, 2018, 08:25 AM

    Originally Posted by daschok You can still fly AC and get VA points and SC....either status match or get a free SINGAPORE AIRLINES SILVERKRIS membership. Fly AC and get the points and credits sent to SQ (as they are Star A friends).then transfer those points and SC to velocity (possible to do,VA...

  • EVA Air to Brisbane

    May 12, 2017, 07:22 AM

    Apparently the state with the highest Taiwanese population in Australia is QLD, with a population about 25% higher than the next state (NSW). CI has flights to BNE, SYD and MEL so perhaps BR didn't feel that there was much enough additional room for them to play. https://www.dss.gov.au/our-r...

  • MI SIN/CNS 738

    Apr 17, 2017, 11:14 AM

    They should at least move CNS to Zone 8 (on par with PER, DRW) on the redemption table. 

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