• If you have had trouble booking an appointment, they take drop-ins on a space-available basis.

  • MEL-YVR is a "mere" 8192 miles, which is less than current QF max DFW-SYD at 8578.   MEL-JFK is still out of reach at 10,375.

  • Relive the Pan-Am Experience in LA

    Jun 10, 2017, 01:11 AM

    no kidding, US$690 a pair for upper deck First.  that's pricey even for LA.   no wonder it's running only twice a month.

  • probably should correct the text.  the brand being jettisoned is Virgin America, not Virgin American.VX is by far the best domestic US carrier from a passenger experience perspective.   accessible pricing of Select and First seats has been a competitive hallmark.

  • New Woolies, Qantas points deal

    Apr 11, 2016, 09:35 PM

    woolworths appear to have failed basic marketing.  a "loyalty" program should have the feature of more business more rewards.   flybuys seems to fit that bill; the old ww everyday program basically fit (after 30 dollar hurdle). the new program disconnects.   find a like...

  • Best for jet lag.... QF93 or QF95?

    Jun 11, 2017, 11:53 PM

    "One will see me arriving in Miami early morning and one late afternoon"Do check those itineraries very very carefully.  the only way to arrive MIA in the early morning is to be on a redeye overnight flight from LAX; there are three that leave between 9pm and 1am Pacific Time arriving betwee...

  • no, that's instinctual but incorrect.   the tax man has to accommodate the politicians and bureaucrat officials who see first and business travel as ordinary and necessary business expenses.    even cruise ship or resort travel can be deductible, structured correctly with...

  • HH Diamond has been degraded such that its incremental benefit over Gold is seldom worth the cost (in stays, nights, or spend).   Keeping HH Gold via credit card is simple and cheap.

  • if you have the onward AA boarding pass, then yes and no.   otherwise yes and yes.exit customs, and if your bag is tagged onwards, give it to them immediately to roll off on the transfer belt.if bag not tagged and/or you need a boarding pass,the checkin desk is directly past the bag bel...

  • Shuttle bus service goes counterclockwise only, so from TBIT it's 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 1, 2, 3.  So it is much better to walk to 2.   if it is raining, go downstairs to the lowest level first, so as to have cover.2hrs 5min is not a sure thing but most days should work.  maybe 75% ch...