• Who says international borders open in March? That is just when current advisory runs out isnt it?

  • I think we will have people who are vaccinated travelling by October but as others have said doubt very much COVID will be under control because of poor uptake of the vaccine. I have never seen so many doubters speak about not having the vaccine and they are not the usual antivaxxers. As such wou...

  • "Seeking permanent residency" is totally different to business/tourist travel surely so not sure of relevance on this site?

  • One lesson learnt in all this is never use a Travel Agent again for any flights. Having to deal through them rather than directly with Qantas makes a difficult situation a nightmare

  • The status extension is significant and just because you are not a regular flyer you can still have a status upgrade plan as I did this year. Business Class to South Africa in March (cancelled) and USA in October( who knows) .That would have got me Gold from current Silver. The extension now take...

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  • Also fly out to South Africa on March 17th and flight still going at this stage . Of interest , I decided to look on expert flyer for how many seats were booked and there are some solid numbers still but have never seen so many blocked out seats even in economy. I am not talking about “ preferred...

  • After 5 different “operators” over 10 hrs of open chat message the last one simply said “yep can fix that” and it was changed within 5 mins. Lesson learnt anyway and all good now

  • Thanks. Entered FF at booking time . I would not have been concerned at all until after “talking” to Qantas Online help they said I could not change name and etc as stated. You would hope, perhaps forlornly, that there and then she would have simply said that “Cath” will be fine but do realise th...

  • Did a booking yesterday for partner and me. Entered her name as Cath rather than Catherine as appears on Passport and FF card. It is a domestic flight only – Bris-Melbourne – but thought would ask Qantas this morning if could be done simply. They didnt indicate whether needed to be done but said ...

  • Originally Posted by NQflyer If you've registered for the offer, you will always receive a confirmation email, saying you've registered. This is your only proof and is alway best to save and flag the email for future claims. I recently did a trip to LA and it took me two emails to get the...

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