Nov 13, 2019, 03:46 PM
But Ansett business class in the air was horrible. What's the point of giving with one hand and taking with the other.
Oct 02, 2019, 02:58 PM
Hah. Have you flown SQ Suites, either the old version or the new, each with a drop-down or fold-down bed separate from the seat? Leaves QF First seat-to-bed for dead. What a dreary update for the QF First "cabin".
Sep 13, 2019, 06:53 PM
Australia has been excised from the mammoth Seiko world clock. Tad insulting, regardless of the design ethos.
Jun 12, 2019, 03:56 PM
<wakes up> I was probably at an ESTA kiosk with no queue!
Jun 12, 2019, 03:34 PM
I'm confused. When I travelled to the US last year I used my Aussie e-passport at the e-passport terminals at LAX and entry was approved at the machine. (I had travelled First and was being escorted by a Qantas staff member but we still used the terminal.)
Sep 18, 2019, 03:16 PM
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...
Jun 27, 2019, 05:34 PM
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...
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...
Nov 23, 2018, 08:59 PM
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...
Apr 11, 2018, 04:55 PM
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 ...