• I am booked to fly BNE-LAX in late June.   The 330 gives me the opportunity to travel with my partner in window/aisle 2 seat configuration which is muchly preferable to clambering over other folks enroute .... but still hoping for a points upgrade (fingers crossed) ... ;-) .... First ti...

  • Gee Dartpro I still cannot see what your issue is here.   The celebs - clearly explained here FOR THE FIRST TIME - are being treated EXACTLY the same as us plebs ... except they can AFFORD TO PAY for the elite treatment which STILL MEETS all of the demanded quarantine requirements ... I...

  • Just linked my recent second AZ vax to my passport and had to complete my middle name to ensure it worked.     My Canadian partner who has been sheltering here since 2019 is registered with an IHI number on the Medicare system should also be able to link her Canadian Passport via t...

  • I tested a J rewards booking BNE-YTO for Aprill 22 and was quoted 139,000 points with Emirates via Dubai totaling over 40 hours travel .... bit long for me but at least there WAS availability.    Canada 2022 Here I Come!!!

  • Hi KT,I have researched this question as I am keen to go back to my "endless summer" life between Sunshine Coast and Toronto.    Astra Zeneca, or AZD1222 as it is now known is recognised across the globe by WHO as an effective vaccine.   The most production is in India but all...

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  • COVID-19 vaccine - paid options

    Jan 13, 2021, 05:35 PM

    Well KW72, It appears that you may well be one of those Stupid Selfish Sydneysiders who support the idiots in power in NSW who allowed the Ruby Princess passengers to disperse this scourge throughout the nation in the first place. The courageous and well supported actions of the Queensland gov...

  • Slightly off-topic but I regularly summer in Canada and my friend spends summer here using eTA for visa - with her March 31 flight cancelled she wisely decided to stay and applied for a "Streaming" visa (cost $385) - good for 12 months and was automatically sent a bridging visa … Not expecting a ...

  • New normal?

    Apr 07, 2020, 03:07 PM

    I suspect recreational travel like mine (Canada for Summer/Australia for summer) will be in demand for a starved public and demand will result in high prices for a time until 'normality' returns - the airlines are not likely to offer any bargains while they attempt to reinflate their share dividends

  • I was unhappy with Telstra charges and particularly the fact that they do not employ Australians to provide assistance, so I switched to Optus on a $100/mth plan plus a 'family' SIM to put into a mobile broadband outer at home. It comes with a 2gb allowance in Zone 1 countries whuch I find is ...

  • Booking US domestic flights

    Sep 12, 2018, 06:36 PM

    On the ESTA note … Make sure you get your eTA for Canada as well.I was caught at LAX in July, having driven out of Canada in June following a cruise ship arrival to fly out to Australia.Arriving on a through ticket at LAX on my July return, Air Canada advised that to fly into Canada the eT...

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