• I have a Global Wallet card. I've never had any problems using it. My main reason for having the card is to keep an eye on my car and travel expenses. I never use BP as it's just as expensive as Coles Express & Caltex/Woolworths. So much cheaper to go up the road to a reputable local fuel...

  • Full body scanners aren't pointless. Just you get implanted joints, plates, etc and find out how hard it really is getting thru security. You have to have a 'wand down' and an Explosives Detection Test - so embarrassing! Going thru the body scanners, they don't pick up implanted joints, just w...

  • Give me a full body scanner over those old x-ray machines anytime. The scanner doesn't pick up any metal implanted inside you, only what is outside your body.

  • smit0847, the bar on the overnight flights certainly does get used.  I was very close to it on both the HKG- LHR - HKG flights and was very much disturbed by the passengers @ the bar.

  • I flew Virgin Atlantic SYD-HKG-LHR & Return July/Oct 2013.  Then it was an A330 (I think), and the Upper Class seats were in this configuration.  I'd never been overseas at the time, and was eager to watch the ground go by underneath me.  I had one problem - I couldn't see out ...

  • 'Normally' if your ticket has a domestic leg and an international leg on the one ticket, then the higher allowance of the two is the one you pack to. Eg SYD-MEL is 3 x 23 kg and the MEL-HKK is 3 x 32 kg, then the 32 kg per bag limit applies to the complete journey as the MEL-HKK leg is the longer...