• SQ resumes non-stop flights to LAX

    Jul 11, 2018, 07:16 PM

    Its explained on Wikipedia... quite fun and cheeky really!   "Little red dot" (or "The Red Dot", or "Little Red Dot") is a nickname often used in the media, and in casual conversation, as a reference to Singapore. It refers to how the nation is depicted on many maps of the world and of Asi...

  • Just found it (finally) embedded in their updates terms. A weird quirk:"There are two levels (Haul Long Type 1 & Haul Long Type 2) of mileage requirements for all long-haul awards (except the oneworld Multi-Carrier Award). Haul Long Type 1 applies when the mileage distance of either inbound o...

  • Quick question - have they explained to you the difference between Long - Type 1 and Type 2? I might have missed it but can't find it anywhere on their site.

  • Am I reading this correctly... 10,000+ return trips (e.g SYD-LHR, SYD-JFK) on CX should actually come down slightly? If so it's a small win, but a win nonetheless!

  • I agree, what an excellent and thorough breakdown. Well done! These aren't the worst changes we have seen as far as devaluations go (at least on the redemtion side). They seem quite similar to the the SQ award cost increases last year. It would have been nice to have more than 4 weeks notice thou...

  • Non-travel related content

    Dec 04, 2018, 10:04 AM

    Is it just me, or has there been a big increase in site content unrelated to travel of late? Cars, watches, alcohol etc. I get the need for some diversity and some of it is interesting (and assume it drives ad revenue) but to me, the volume of it just seems to be creeping up and up. As of this mo...

  • I just use my regular ATM card when in South Africa. Machines are readily available. If concerned about cost, open an ING transaction account and international fees (including ATM) will be waived.

  • I have had similar experience when booking SYD-DXB-JFK. I just used the multi-city search function to piece it all together, and it charged me the correct amount (192k in the above example).

  • Medium and Male.. .thanks!! x