• I can't understand the quoted points rates in this article.For reward flight MEL-SIN-LHR one way"139,000 Velocity Points in SQ business class"But if I transfer Velocity points to KrisFlyer points then book the flight on SQ website I will need 130,500 Krisflyer for Saver reward post 5th of July, o...

  • UpUpAndAway, I got the invite from QF for the Accelerator plan then discovered that the fine print in the multiple SC offers such as BP fuel, COVID vaccination and wines all exclude validity for the status match.  It's QF flights only that count.

  • What was your best upgrade?

    Jan 17, 2022, 04:19 PM

    It was January 2012, time for the annual pilgrimage to California for the corporate training event.  I flew MEL-SYD to meet up with my Sydney based colleague with a plan to travel  together and share the pain of SYD-LAX in economy.We both had Virgin Platinum status so we jumped the econ...

  • I signed up for this status match as I do a monthly trip MEL-PER I missed the A330 with VA. All was looking good to complete by June 30, but the Melbourne lockdown has now seen a MEL-PER-MEL trip deferred to July.  Is QF likely to provide a one month extension in recognition of the lockdown?

  • I've been Velocity Pt since 2011 and will really miss the wide body jets MEL-PER, that's whenever Perth open the border again. I do wonder how QF will react to the reduced competition and traffic volumes, there may not be a big difference between QF and VA 2.0. Some legs rests at the point end...

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  • Health screening/questions

    Mar 26, 2021, 04:17 PM

    I've flown MEL to LST, HBA and ADL in the last few monthsTassie and ADL have immigration queues where the usual COVID questions are asked and permit checkedReturn MEL on three occasions results in no permit check and no visible permit check facilities

  • Cancelled bar service fails

    Oct 17, 2018, 08:17 PM

    To close my rant I received a sensible answer from VA: "No second bar service if the fight duration is less than 4 hours"

  • Cancelled bar service fails

    Oct 05, 2018, 09:52 PM

    The Virgin Perth-Melbourne flight was smooth and without bad weather, crew service was goodI waited for the second economy class bar service ...The second service didn't come.About 45 mins out from Melbourne I asked a flight attendant about the second service.The f/a told me that "the Captain had...

  • Air NZ Business Reward Seats

    Apr 17, 2017, 12:29 PM

    my investigation so far shows availability of economy reward seats but none for business

  • Air NZ Business Reward Seats

    Apr 17, 2017, 12:27 PM

    I'm planning a trip to East coast Australia to Buenos Aires I have Velocity points which I can transfer to Kris Flyer and request a Star Alliance Business reward seat on ANZHas anyone had experience with purchasing an ANZ Biz reward seat using this method?

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