Jun 20, 2019, 07:38 PM
How could Qantas have possibly have expected high demand today?
Jun 03, 2019, 05:42 PM
To play Devil's advocate on Qantas overhyping... With both the "revolutionary" premium economy comment and below-deck bunks, they seemed to be based on a couple of throwaway lines from Alan Joyce. Those lines were then repeated (including on this site) over and over again.Commenters on this site ...
Apr 02, 2019, 08:56 AM
I wonder if chasing status sometimes means an employee might not act in their company's best interests over the timing of buying a ticket.Sale fare available right now, but holding out for the double status credits promotion in a few weeks time that might just get you up to P1?Might you be less t...
Feb 19, 2019, 05:09 PM
They do indeed save a few seats for F (as you walk in, diagonally to the left, backing against the glass overlooking the terminal). You'll spot the small reserved signs on the tables, along with glasses of water covered with paper mats.In my experience, the staff on the door only catch you about ...
Sep 12, 2018, 10:45 AM
I have a hunch that the T+80 trick may no longer work. I've been following that AusBT tip with some success, but over the last 3-4 weeks, Row 4 has remained blocked out every time.(I'm platinum.)It could just be bad luck, as that's only been across four or so flights in that time and they could a...
Jul 31, 2019, 09:10 AM
Well done on the smooth transition. It's always harder than it looks.
Jul 22, 2019, 02:03 PM
If you've got the points, and take the Qantas option, your Platinum status should give you a half decent chance of getting an upgrade to First. There are far worse ways of using your points than that...
Jul 16, 2019, 03:47 PM
Thanks all - useful perspectives, much appreciated.
Jul 15, 2019, 03:57 PM
I'd dig out the relevant DSC promotion email from the time you booked and check what the dates covered by the promotion were, so you don't accidentally take it just outside the valid dates.
Jul 13, 2019, 11:50 AM
I've always assumed that the travel insurance I get through my credit card means I have nothing to worry about so long as I put the ticket on my card (ANZ Frequent Flyer Black).A colleague's recent overseas health emergency has inspired me to do some due diligence and actually read the Ts&Cs....