• What next for Velocity elites?

    Jul 01, 2020, 04:47 PM

    I am a Velocity Plat flier. (1) Keep the points transfer and earning arrangement with SIA. (2) Retain business class. Loss of the second is a deal breaker.

  • Good luck trying to redeem QFF points for actual seats, domestic or otherwise. Redemption seats always in limited supply before the pandemic and probably moreso as they resume flying. A hobbled Virgin will provide less incentive for Qantas to play fair with points.

  • 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...