• Can an iPad Pro replace your laptop?

    Nov 25, 2018, 01:54 PM

    For me, lack of mouse support is the deal breaker. I just can't use the pencil or just touch with the same efficiency.

  • I got one LA to Sydney that I booked about 3 months out for 95K took it while of searching and I was flexible with my dates but got one in the end. For comparison Qantas for the same period I could not find anything...

  • Westpac Altitude Rewards explained

    Mar 26, 2015, 08:46 PM

    As Michael said Altitude Travel is very bad value the prices are so high its not even worth considering. 

  • I was staying at the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok last month and it was $380 per night in a standard room the Peninsula is a similar price. So $1000 is a very easy spend even in Bangkok 

  • JR rail pass for business travellers

    Sep 07, 2013, 10:26 AM

    Outside of the peak times mentioned here there really is no need to book in advance, just turn up and get you ticket and reserve a seet if you are doing so.  Shinkansen routes have trains leaving many times an hour so you will never be waiting long.

  • I had the same thoughts about my Asia Miles stash but then came to the same conclusion as Djtech. Cathay major shareholders;Swire Pacific Ltd. (45.0%)Air China Ltd. (29.9%) Government of Qatar (9.9%)

  • Its worthing thinking about how much do you plan on flying in the next 12 months?This can make a difference to how much or little you will get out of being platinum. Also once you get platinum you can retain it easyer with the 2x status points bonus for plat

  • Bunnings - without surcharge

  • How to use all my points??

    Mar 05, 2018, 10:13 AM

    Originally Posted by Braithwaite Originally Posted by JosephYour Westpac Altitude points are best transferred to Velocity as you get a 2:1 transfer rate vs 2.5-1 to the other programs. So 125K Velocity pointsNAB points to transfer them out before you close the card so you don't lose the points. ...

  • As others have said its a small lounge, I would also add dark with no natural lighting. Good for a quick shower/bite to eat but I would not like to hang out there for a few hours.