May 13, 2021, 03:52 PM
I did the gold coast - Syd leg a week ago ($55 one way, late morning weekend departure) and found a flight that was close to full. Service etc as Chris has described. I only booked the return flight 3-hours before i travelled and was on the 12:30 Thursday departure. Fare was $100 which for a flig...
Mar 21, 2020, 04:05 PM
I had to fly out of Brisbane earlier this week (bound for Vanuatu where I sit now staring at the ocean) and I've never seen the business lounge so quiet. I counted 12 pax at its peak and staff standing around with little else to do. Walked past VA lounge on the way to the gate and they only had 3...
Jan 09, 2020, 03:25 PM
I've had the option at checkin last year with Emirates (BNE-DXB) at some eye watering amount. Did it successfully with BA (Tokyo-London) a few years back and also Jetstar (Gold Coast-Tokyo). As another contributor has also mentioned, Fiji Airways which didn't cost an arm and a leg (Sydney-Nadi).
May 31, 2019, 03:53 PM
I’ve always enjoyed the Fullerton Hotel particularly if you can get a room upgrade to include the balcony overlooking the bay, although I can’t vouch for the pool area. Fullerton Bay is also excellent and has a very nice pool area and adjacent bar overlooking Marina Bay. Both are clos...
Mar 01, 2019, 05:27 PM
As mentioned above, Augustiners is a favourite. From there you can also do a short stroll through the mall, visit a couple of churches also. From memory there’s a St. mary’s In the mall near Augustiners. It looks nothing from the outside but so pleased my wife dragged me in to see it ...
Feb 08, 2019, 04:56 PM
We were recently heading off BNE/DXB and received the upgrade offer via email 3-days out. We didn’t take it but then asked for the price at check-in which of course was considerably more and just now t worth it. With EK you can also enquire once onboard and the CSM will advise the cost whic...
Jan 27, 2018, 02:03 PM
First time contributor but long time reader. My wife and I are heading to Europe in April, QF to Singapore where we have an 8hr layover before doing Qatar J through to Europe. Flights are booked on 2 separate tkts but all flights appear on my FF account with Qantas. With 8 hours we were going to...