• It's hardly putting man on the moon...just one great big marketing exercise. Move on.

  • You barely log on and 30mb is gone...100mb is better but still not great.

  • If you're a platinum use the JAL first class lounge. Massages; good showers; good food (incl a last dose of sushimi)...the Qantas lounge is close to the QF departure dates and relatively that’s the only thing going for it.

  • Qantas launches Lifetime Platinum

    Jun 20, 2019, 09:33 PM

    I believe the alternative Qantas was looking at was automatic lifetime platinum for anyone who has walked on the moon. They realized there would be too many people so they chose 75000 SCs

  • Hey Dunc - Perth has a major South African expat community and 50% the population of Sydney. Australia is a lot more than Sydney or Melbourne, both of which are tiny cities on a global sense based on your definition...

  • Hand luggage with Qantas

    Jan 19, 2019, 03:21 PM

    I just did PERTH - Singapore (Qantas); Singapore - Tokyo (QF code share; JAL metal); Tokyo - Brisbane (Qantas). I normally do SQ but they were waitlisted on most options.I was carrying my standard hand luggage and flying business. I have been platinum for 15 yrs. All good so far.At the gate at Br...

  • Originally Posted by tommygun It looks like I'll be in the minority here, but it seems to me FF points are a currency. One that Qantas, and others, set the exchange rate at their discretion. The points have been earned by loyalty sure, but they have still been earned not given away. So why shoul...

  • Sorry it’s a zero sum game there are more people with on average fewer points and the same aggregate points. SCs play key role in your priority for bookings and FF points can be used at the Qantas store to buy everyday appliances. They are not limited to just flights.You can buy them off Q...

  • Sorry but what is the fundamental problem with this. You have earned he points so why shouldn’t you have he right to use / transfer as you see fit. Qantas happily sells points to banks etc - this is all about protecting Qantas as being the sole source of points available (outside of flyin...

  • I witnessed a celebrity (her name shall remain anonymous) next to me in first on LAX-Sydney...she flew first and her nanny and infant in business...that could work too!