Dec 07, 2022, 05:40 PM
Colleague paid more than $1500 return to Perth over the holiday period and he booked months out - wish they would increase capacity to some wide-body jets. Flying domestically is costing a fortune for a really shitty experience atm...
May 02, 2022, 03:18 PM
Or... crazy idea. GET VACCINATED.
May 02, 2022, 03:16 PM
Blue Lagoon is our first stop end of June followed by Paradise Cove... cannot wait!
Apr 12, 2022, 04:07 PM
So what if you don't have the 'breakfast package'? You're barred from buying breakfast in the hotel?? That's... hilarious! In any case if you're anywhere in the city you're FAR better off hitting one of the amazing cafes for better coffee & food for 1/2 the price...
Apr 12, 2022, 04:02 PM
My favourite was back in 2010 at the high-end Maui hotel that didn't have any shade for loungers by the pools unless you paid a minimum of $US100 for various versions of a shelter or $US250 for a gazebo.My heavily pregnant and pale-skinned wife & I splashed out on a basic one for a day and pi...
Dec 21, 2018, 07:01 PM
Originally Posted by bert In the USA there seems to be no limit on weight in the cabin. They can't be very safety conscious there! I just did a return flight from Melbourne to JFK with the domestic leg in economy on Delta - thank God I have Gold VA status and could get priority boarding. There w...
Jul 04, 2018, 04:44 PM
I just went to and from LAX on Virgin from Melbourne flying Premium Economy for work and tried to use points to upgrade to business - it was a disaster - no luck either way.I was REALLY annoyed on LAX --> MEL because expert flyer showed 12 Y seats available 72 hours before the flight. Even as ...
Sep 06, 2017, 03:03 PM
I'm in the same boat - despite going on an around the world work trip in business class I couldn't make it work on any VA airlines (costs were way too high) so did a bunch of Star Alliance airlines instead. So instead I am now a SilverKris flyer and soon-to-be-Gold VA member.. sigh. No more econo...
Jul 24, 2017, 11:41 AM
Truly depends what you want? I'm more one for the smaller boutique hotels:Melbourne: In the CBD for me it's Lindrum on Flinders Street, Adelphy on Flinders Lane or the QT on Russell st. Or The Olsen in South Yarra is nice (even though it's a construction site around there at the moment)Sydne...
Jul 10, 2017, 03:46 PM
UPDATE - and a warning around status credit promotions.Qantas pretty much refused to credit the double status credits to my wife (remember a gold FF) - claiming that she had booked on Feb 27 and not march when the promotion started. My wife's documentation clearly showed she had booked March 7th ...