• Originally Posted by awong999 The problem is that KrisFlyer points expire, whereas for Velocity, you are easily keep them forever by keeping some activity. KrisFlyer miles expire after 3 years. I understand you can do a once-only time extension of 6 months on request. If you're plannin...

  • Can no longer book this flight from Australia in First on points for travel in 2020. (Although I did just that last year and it was wonderful.) It is the best of the choices because it arrives LHR early in the morning AND has the new First fit-out.SIA Call Centre today confirmed that to be the c...

  • AMEX Centurion Card invitation

    May 20, 2019, 01:16 PM

    I had a Centurion card about 6 years ago, and eventually gave it up. Pros:- relationship manager to do all travel, restaurant, special bookings, gift-getting, etc- you can get into some events, and have special tables at restaurants, that others can't access- social and business prestige (valuab...

  • I use the four upgrades year in and year out. However, they are not guaranteed to be available on every flight. What I do is check online the flights I want to take and then ring the Service Centre to see whether they will apply the upgrade on these flights and, if yes, we go ahead and book Fre...

  • I fell out of love with Qantas a few years ago when I was a P1. I emailed a Virgin GM (can't remember whom) and asked for a match to Virgin P. Agreed to immediately. Haven't looked back. Use SQ for most of my international F travel (streets ahead of QF on every front, especially F food), or ...