• Not sure how you can have black spots when using satellite internet.. especially when those black spots happen to be above the sea. Could it be this system is actually and ground-to-ground system maybe?

  • Since my precious post on April 2016 we've been fortunate to have inducted a second child into the family.Although I knew the T&Cs for Velocity denying any additional parental leave with 24 months following your first request, I figured I might try and ask anyway; but I can confirm that the V...

  • My Velocity Gold is also on pause for 6 months, after which I get another 12 months of Gold status.I planned my request for the Parental Leave such that it was about 3 months prior to my Gold status expiring. And now I enjoy a total of 27 months of Gold status (initial 9 + 6 months pause + 12 ad...

  • AMEX Membership Rewards explained

    May 27, 2015, 05:29 PM

    Can't say enough about the AMEX Platinum Edge, quite often free for the first year ($200 otherwise), which earns 3 MR points per $ at supermarkets! And on top of that you get a free economy-class return flight on Virgin Australia; especially massive value for people like me out of Perth for tran...

  • 79,990 points to the US. Not bad at around 8.89ct per point (using the $-figure from the article)..! Off-topic: Do you know when (T-xxx days) Etihad releases award seats when redeeming through AA? And do you know how or where to check award availability for redeeming AA-miles on Jet Airways..?

  • VA Ticketed Flights - Lounge Access

    Jan 12, 2018, 12:53 PM

    Correct indeed that you can only access the Al-Reem lounge in Terminal 3. Most flights (or all?) to Australia depart from Terminal 1, though, so make sure you account for the 10-15 minute walk towards the gate.Also, the way the Velocity FF partner system works they cannot give you access to the l...