Nov 21, 2018, 06:49 PM
Thanks for the speedy response and congratulations on all your research. Much appreciated.
Nov 21, 2018, 04:27 PM
Hi Chris,I have an Amex Explorer and a Velocity Platinum Visa card. I use the rewards from both for SIA first and business tickets. As far as I can see, the only reason to keep the Amex card after April 15 will be if I need to exceed an A$8,000 per month spend. Do you agree? Could I do better?
Jan 15, 2018, 04:20 PM
Great conversation! As the recommendation seems to be "call the airline" in so many comments, how about giving us a list of numbers for the main airlines' award travel desks?. Not surprisingly, it isn't particularly easy to find them when you are hunting for them on their various websites!
Nov 06, 2017, 01:40 PM
Chris - I am confused and have two questions! First, Which card will give me the better rate on conversion from dollars spent to SIA miles - a Westpac Altitude Black or my existing Amex Explorer? Also, I have an old Westpac Earth Black which gives QF miles but I want to switch entirely to SIA f...
Mar 03, 2017, 06:24 PM
You might want to think twice before upgrading to Business on Virgin between Denpasar and Sydney. I flew VA70 last week and they don't have any form of footrest in Business on that night flight. Unbelievable. Altogether a very disappointing flight.
Feb 01, 2019, 05:09 PM
Bora Bora is one of the most beautiful places on earth! Staying on any of the islands is super expensive, so I would suggest you take a look at the Paul Gauguin cruise ship. It is based in Papeete and offers mostly 7 day cruises which arrive at a different island each day so you get to see a lo...
Oct 04, 2017, 05:56 PM
Anyone tried the same exercise on the Velocity Global Wallet?