• You are right, Australia is a decent place to be, but if what I want is not here, then off I go. End of December I am leaving and will just have to endure 14 days quarantine on my return 4 weeks later I guess. No problem.

  • VHOEJ - I also am amazed that with only 23 days until the government have to decide on international borders we are not hearing anything positive. I now expect that our borders will remain closed, including imprisoning it's own citizens, for another 3 months because they do not know what to do or...

  • Most governments around the world will definitely want to impose mandatory vaccines to travel or to enter their country. They cannot allow opposition to say they failed to look after their citizens. However, no matter what governments do, it will not slow or stop international travel. The ov...

  • No one will be liable. That’s the truth of this matter. But the likelihood is so small in comparison to getting hit by a car, I will not worry unduly. For those that do worry, don’t have it!

  • Whatever it takes, let's do it and do it fast! If you don't want to get vaccinated, no problem but the world is changing and laws seem to be able to be introduced to make things mandatory very easily. Maybe not mandatory to get vaccinated but very easy to block movement for anyone who has not bee...

  • Diary of a quarantined traveller

    Oct 28, 2020, 03:39 PM

    You said you were let outside. Is this for exercise? I am interested to know how long, where you could go etc.

  • Hong Kong in August please!!!!!

  • My last 2 flights I have tried to upgrade from Flexible economy to Business (I'm Gold) but have only managed to get into Premium Economy due to full flights. I have to say I have been very impressed. Sure it is not business class standard but for a small use of points, very comfortable with bette...

  • Last year I moved from Gold with Singapore to Gold with Qantas, but recently flew back from Hong Kong in J with VA. Very impressive! I am back there in August and seriously thinking about using VA again as I have already qualified another year for gold with Qantas.Incidentally, flew to HK from SG...

  • Qantas status and loyalty bonus

    Feb 20, 2019, 03:48 PM

    Originally Posted by patrickk Originally Posted by IntegralMan What on earth would be the point of the loyalty bonus status credits if they don't count towards status? They do count towards status, the double status credits do not count toward bonus. I don't understand that comment. are you say...