• Having done the Darwin to London flight last week, I think that the entire menu needs a serious rethink. The standard Perry menu doesn't cut it for such a long journey. Or perhaps a new QF chef to honour the new project. 

  • In my experience, the best procedure in the UK is to attend the local NHS hospital medical centre. These operate in a similar manner to your family doctor, but are "drop in" for all. Wait times may be long, but I have never been refused or charged for being an Australian visitor. Drop-in clinics ...

  • Think twice, or more, before considering this offer. I have just booked a return Paris to Sydney flight for next June/July in Business Class with SQ for a couple of dollars under A$3500. The equivalent fare ex-Sydney fare is A$7298 (exactly the same flights but in the opposite direction)! So if y...

  • Little availability to London in Business Class for Classic Rewards in the first half of next year: the few are with Cathay Pacific. Easter (or, more broadly April) in Paris still available with Cathay in B/C. I booked two classic reward seats 2 months ago when availability to Paris was plentiful...

  • With all of Qantas's dire warnings about how long it will take for it to be back in the air, one has to wonder whether Qantas branded credit cards are worth the annual fee!

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  • Paris CDG Transfer to City

    Jul 16, 2022, 12:50 PM

    Current rates from CDG are 58 euros to Rive Gauche, 53 euros to Rive Droit. I agree with Sibelius; use a taxi, hire cars are unnecessary. Same rates on return, with lower fixed fares to/from Paris-Orly. The trip can often run into very heavy traffic, so if you return to CDG by road leave sufficie...

  • Masks on planes

    May 31, 2022, 05:02 AM

    FFP2 masks mandatory in Italy on flights and internal trains until 16 June. The policy is rigorously enforced. Applies to all flights entering or departing irrespective of source or destination. A small price to pay to get to Sorrento!

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