• Would be interesting if rewarding ongoing loyalty to Virgin was one of the pathways to the new VIP tier. Something like 10 years as Platinum (a small few would already qualify). This would be an incentive to continue significant business with Virgin and not blend golds with QF.

  • An alternative to in ear ‘phones like the Bose QC20’s is to consider noise isolating from Shure or Etymotic. Shure have wireless variants (https://www.shure.com/americas/bluetooth-earphones), and the sound quality and noise reduction properties are better in my opinion. It can take so...

  • The BA Concorde was sold as an all-First class flight if I recall (seating was more J style, but booked into an F bucket). I remember calling up to book “BA1 F” in early 2003 with QFF points!

  • Aldi regularly sells a 2 outlet travel powerboard with 4 x USB and plug adaptors to suit most countries. It’s now a permanent fixture in my carry-on (together with an Anker 10k mAh portable battery for recharging my phone on the run).

  • My biggest gripes: Non-smoking rooms smelling of smoke and the front desk insisting they don't TV remote controls with low battery, so they don't work or you have to stand 1cm from the TV Room "upgrades" that are no different from the room booked Room keys that keep losing their data, typic...

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