• How important is priority boarding?

    Jun 28, 2019, 09:54 AM

    Priority boarding is very important for both domestic and international flights especially when travelling with hand luggage only to ensure you can secure overhead locker space close to your seat. Additionally, for international overnight flights I like to board early and get changed into pyjamas...

  • Wish there was a way to tie it up with QF. I have Hyatt Globalist and QF Plat just no AA membership. I do plenty of flying on AA just always link my QFF to the booking.

  • Apple's mid-year MacBook Pro update

    Jul 16, 2018, 01:45 PM

    They really need to do a 15" version minus the touch bar, no need for such a gimmick. I would prefer a tactile esc key (especially for those in IT that use vim) in lieu of the touch bar.

  • Qantas trims A380 flights on MEL-LAX

    Jan 31, 2018, 07:53 AM

    AA recently opened a flagship lounge at ORD and I was impressed when I was there last week. OW Sapphire and higher will get you in. Much better selection of food and beverage (help yourself open bar including spirits). Not nearly as crowded as the regular Admirals club and a much better experience.

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  • Like other people have mentioned make sure you have applied for your ESTA at least 72 hours before your flight. As for the transit time, 2.5 hours should be fine. As this is your first trip to the US once you use the automated kiosks you will most likely have a cross through your details that ar...

  • A shower in Houston?

    Sep 19, 2019, 12:00 PM

    From what I can tell without having status with United your options are limited. You can purchase a one day pass to the United club for $59 through the United app or at club locations which is fairly steep but if you are desperate that may be your only option.

  • Qantas/AA JV to be approved

    Jun 03, 2019, 03:37 PM

    Found this while reading some online news on google. I know it quotes an anonymous resource but I will give it a little bit of weight seeing it was picked up by SBS. It will be interesting to see what conditions are part of the approval.https://www.sbs.com.au/news/us-to-approve-aa-qantas-joint-ve...

  • Qantas Double Points Offer April 2019

    Apr 04, 2019, 03:16 PM

    Just saw this come up on my facebook feed via QFlyer. I didn't see a forum post for it as yet.From the Qantas WebsiteTake off with double Qantas Points. Land with more rewards.Wherever you want to go, now is the time to book. For a limited time, you’ll earn double Qantas Points on eligible ...

  • Qantas online chat vs phone

    Feb 12, 2019, 09:22 AM

    I too have found the SMS service very pleasant. This service has saved me a lot of time in lieu of waiting on hold for a voice agent. Also given the "offline" type of communication it is easier to perform a SMS interaction when you have a busy schedule as you can respond to messages when you are ...

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