• Good for travel. And sometimes the translation is accurate (I think this depends a bit on which language). But beyond that... if the language is catered for by linguee or by Collins Online Dictionary, it's more likely to give you a better translation (even if UX isn't as good).I work as an ESL te...

  • Can United Club members (with an onward flight with a Star Alliance airline) gain access to Singapore Airlines' SilverKris lounge at Changi Airport?   If not, can United Club members get access to SilverKris lounges in other airports? I was unsure of the specifics of the benefits of United...

  • Retaining Qantas Platinum in Asia

    Jul 05, 2019, 11:00 PM

    With all due respect, Ourmanin, I read rwSydney's post in its entirety. However, I'm not au fait with the BAEC programme. I wanted to know more about how its lifetime membership compares with the QFF lifetime membership programmes.In the post, rwSydney cited a list of benefits associated with the...

  • Retaining Qantas Platinum in Asia

    Jul 05, 2019, 06:22 PM

    Originally Posted by rwSydney I have lived in Australia for 13 years but have continued to be with BAEC. I do fly to the UK twice a year and have an address I can use in the UK for correspondence though.I find BAEC to be much better than Qantas for many reasons. You get confirmed points upgrades...

  • Cheers dimiVery informative and articulate response.

  • Cheers dimi,Further Googling tells me that AAdvantage has EQMs (Elite Qualifying Miles) which I gather you can accrue with credit card purchases. However, EQMs aren't the the same thing as lifetime miles. I gather EQMs go to your current AAdvantage status.But I'm rather staggered to find that Ame...

  • Thanks guys.I'm doing the maths now.So 14 000 status credits with Qantas is about the equivalent of 2 million miles with American Airlines. To find out the relative value of each in relation to the other we go: 2 000 000 ÷ 14 000 = 142.86. This assumes I'm right on the relevance of these calcula...