• For my wife and I to travel to NZ from SA, cost of void testing = $1500!!! A test each @ $150 on Adelaide departure ($300); a test each at approx $150 on Auckland departure ($300); and upon return to SA, another test on Day 1 (actually, day 2 after return), Day 5 & Day 13 ($900).  A stag...

  • The travel ban may be lifted, but the cost of being a COVID compliant traveller is ridiculous.  As an example, a pre-flight COVID test for Adelaide-Auckland flight by mandated private path lab $150 pp.  A pre-departure COVID test Auckland - Adelaide, again by private lab  - $150 pp...

  • Perhaps being on a Singapore Airlines direct flight ex Oz, CASA rules don't apply - what an uplifting, lovely story!

  • NZ's current policy of total elimination of COVId and 100% vaccination of adult population has never been achieved anywhere in the world - and is, of course, a Utopian pipe dream.  NZ will be left behind and the economy will continue to suffer - unless the Ardern Government backs down or is ...

  • Now that Virgin has begun direct Adelaide-Cairns flights (at last, Hurrah), and which is proving very popular in our southern winter (lockdowns excepted) it's a serious letdown to find its Cairns lounge closed, with no positive noises coming out of Virgin that it will ever re-open.  Such a s...

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  • Birmingham INTERNATIONAL airport, last year. Needed a GBP1.00 coin to get a trolley. Just arrived from Australia, no UK coins, no machine to spill out coins in exchange for a paper quid, and credit card slot broken.Not very international. Had to rely on good Samaritan for that one pound coin. ...

  • Air NZ vs Qantas

    Jun 24, 2017, 12:10 PM

    I fly regularly Adelaide-Auckland-Adelaide.   Air NZ offers a no-stop service.  To fly Qantas means changing planes at any of the Eastern seaboard cities.  So Air NZ wins on convenience.  But dropping lounge access from the Works Deluxe option was a terrible decision.  Cu...

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