• Little trivia: when China introduced their highway rail back in 2007, there were only 2 classes, hence the first and second class.Later on, in 2008, when they introduced the CRH3C models, something bit more luxury was also introduced , obviously first and seconds already taken, so they named them...

  • Well, I hope that 30% price increase will also reflect in status points, otherwise why fly direct when you can fly indirect?

  • Bunch of hotels can xfer their points to Qantas. Accor comes to mind

  • I guess it's because they tend to do a lot more duty free shipping before their flights that the lounges are rarely used?My better half always do some last minute shopping before her flights despite her qf platinum status, whether in Sydney or Shanghai or anywhere else.

  • The China Easterns first class lounge is available for QF platinum members. The crew will direct you to the right rather than to the left for said business lounge. Still rather small selection of food but way less people. Also I believe there are few day beds? available for you to book. I had a r...

  • FF Account Potentially Hacked

    Feb 26, 2020, 01:05 PM

    Very weird scenario.Normally one would call and enquire about the suspended account first rather than create a new account and ask for the transfer of the points. Are you sure the original account was hacked? Or there was something shady going on?

  • I was once registered, or at least I thought I was, but never received the confirmation email.Finished the trip, waited couple weeks and no bonus status was credited. They checked and said they would credit them to me as a gesture of good will, but it was not shown in the system and told me I sho...

  • Qantas Melbourne Airport Shambles

    Dec 02, 2019, 01:28 PM

    Exactly, don't.

  • Status Strategies

    Jul 30, 2019, 01:25 PM

    Originally Posted by kimshep @_ben,You mention that your immediate goal is to secure RTW for 3 J class seats (award redemption or upgrades?) in the next year or so. I would be concentrating my efforts on that - with QF - since you're already on the way with significant accumulated SC and ...

  • ExpressVPNs probably the best to use in China. TThe rail thing is pretty tricky, I normally got my clients to get then for me, but I would have to collect the tickets with my passport at the counter before entering those train stations. Maybe others could shed a light on purchasing them yourself?