• Thanks for the speedy response and congratulations on all your research. Much appreciated.

  • 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?

  • Qantas business class upgrade guide

    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!

  • 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...

  • 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. 

  • Bora Bora - any experiences?

    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...

  • Qantas Cash fees are over the top

    Oct 04, 2017, 05:56 PM

    Anyone tried the same exercise on the Velocity Global Wallet?