• Time needed for transfer in LAX

    Oct 07, 2018, 10:49 AM

    Originally Posted by Tracie Travelling regularly to the USA this year, I've had the best and worst transfers. Two weeks ago, landed 7:10am with VA7, self serve kiosks not working, manual process took 1 hr and 15 minutes. Attempted to recheck bags and told this was not an option as the connection...

  • Time needed for transfer in LAX

    Oct 06, 2018, 12:49 PM

    I have a friend flying soon from Sydney to Las Vegas via LAX, Virgin/Delta, the travel agent said her luggage will be checked straight through with 1 hour between flights! I suggested she get back on to the travel agent to firstly book a later connecting flight as immigration will slow her for su...

  • Qantas' miserly approach to upgrades

    Sep 19, 2018, 06:37 PM

    I am also a QF platinum and have been unlucky many times in requested J class upgrades from LHR-SYD, but I am always looking for 2 seats as we travel for leisure rather than business. I do realise it's a busy route, and I have never received a free upgrade anywhere with Qantas, but have had sever...

  • Originally Posted by pecktorial I've had two international upgrades approved over the last year. One when I was Bronze and one when I was Silver I had one once too when I was bronze, personally I hope it stays that way.

  • Originally Posted by ChrisCh Originally Posted by Chrisor I heard it a week or so ago and then again yesterday but can't find a definite answer that Qantas is to introduce only upgrading Gold or higher frequent flyers. Would this be correct? It would then be not possible for silvers or bronze m...