• Not sure that every first class suite needs its own bathroom but access to an Emirates-style shower is certainly on the list of things you'd want to have.

  • I can vouch for the enormous queues at SYD for TRS refunds in the morning, it's mainly all the flights to Asia and all the Asian travellers who have gone on a down-under shopping spree. The thing is, if you've used the TRS app to prepare your rebate you need to be pro-active in making sure you ge...

  • What an excellent article, AusBT, this is great advice and I'll be using it to plan my next few QF trips to Asia and the USA.

  • Velocity Golds lose LAX lounge access

    Jan 11, 2017, 03:17 PM

    Everybody here who is slamming Virgin on this needs to learn how to read, because the article makes it very clear that Star Alliance is the one to blame for booting VA Golds out of the LAX lounge!

  • True that worst business class here is certainly better than the best economy or premium economy, but all the same, we are talking about business travellers who pay $6,000 and upwards so they should expect to get the best value for their money.

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  • More like what else Qantas should give them, if anything else, other than 'just' a lifetime of Gold.

  • Although the basic appeal of Qantas Lifetime Gold is Gold status for the rest of your life, it takes a lot of flying and a lot of loyalty to Qantas which is of course the whole idea. But I reckon it would be good if Qantas offered something more than just a Lifetime Gold frequent flyer card, some...

  • If you have QF Platinum status then it's the Qantas lounge for the gin bar and the Cathay Pacific first class lounge for everything else!

  • Non-travel related content

    Dec 05, 2018, 08:36 AM

    I think the site could be a bit 'boring' if all it was was airlines and points. Nice to have technology and some of the 'lifestyle' stories, I am rather enjoying the ones on spirits and wines!

  • Is Royal Air Maroc joining OneWorld?

    Dec 05, 2018, 08:34 AM

    I will count this as nothing more than a rumour until I read it as a confirmed story on AusBT.

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