Apr 11, 2022, 03:58 PM
The Sydney Hilton charged me $20 to hire an umbrella on a recent trip. I vigilantly cared for that umbrella during my rainy stay in Sydney. I returned it and requested the charge to be removed from my bill. It wasn't and has been worth more than a measly $20 bucks of my ti...
Apr 06, 2022, 09:17 AM
About to head to the UK. Pre-covid, I used the Velocity travel card. What is the best card for locking in exchange rates and taking out cash in the UK now? Are the Citibank or HSBC flexible currency accounts a better option?
May 13, 2021, 05:22 PM
I keep getting automatic email updates with replies to previous comments and see this thread has generated lots of comments.Frequent travellers - please get vaccinated now if you can. The second dose can only be administered 12 weeks after the first (with virtually no exemptions). My partner and...
May 13, 2021, 11:08 AM
The answer is to have your vaccine asap. My local surgery isn't offering covid vaccines, so as soon as over 50's qualified I looked for an alternative. If you live in Brisbane, the South Bank Respiratory Clinic or Southbank Family Medical Centre has oodles of appointment available. They have fo...
May 04, 2021, 11:22 AM
Travelled over the weekend with Virgin from Bris to Syd and return. I was a big fan of the pre-Covid Virgin Business Class and dismayed at the contemptuous attempt at providing business class during Covid. The verdict - it was good - not at quite the excellent standard of before, it has made me ...
Jan 17, 2019, 04:13 PM
I have only flown business with Virgin over the last few years and didn't realise how accustomed I was to their " Welcome Mr ... and welcome Mrs.." and other attentive touches. I assumed Qantas did the same. But, we just flew business with Qantas to HK and back and were shocked at the level of ...