• I travel  from a regional area using to opal $2-50   option  all the way by simply exiting  the train   at Mascot Station  and walking around the   corner -  2 minute walk and catching the 400  bus to the airport .Its adds no more than 1...

  • Review: Rydges Sydney Airport

    Aug 27, 2019, 12:57 PM

    I prefer the rooms that overlook the Carpark as they are the quietest Very good Staff and well run Hotel,It pays to join their Priority guest rewards program for free and you ger a 20% discount off the Tucker as well as a free Drink even if you havent booked direct with them

  • I was somewhat bemused by an experiece that i had with Reception at this Lounge last month.I flew in from Taipei on Malaysian in Bus and had a flight to Colombo the next day again in Bus .Im QF Gold .I was refused entry on the grounds that my flight wasn't that day and they were closing at 10-20p...

  • If you go through immigration first its too late unless you go the the office in the City at Lavender The airport office is opposite the Louis Vuitton shop in the airside transit area

  • A suggestion , there is a photo of the office in the article about Singapore Frequent Visitors Scheme in this BlogI took a screenshot of it and it made it a lot easier to find.If you go through the immigration when you arrive its too late , you need to visit the office before you complete forma...

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  • Qantas refunds

    Nov 17, 2020, 06:05 PM

    We have had no problem getting the refund from QF , just call them and if the Agent isn't cooperative hang up and call back

  • Qatar Status Run

    Jun 18, 2020, 06:09 PM

    With status credit runs one of the best places to start from is Colombo .Sri Lanka will open up on August first but i would wait a while Just to give you a QF SC run from Colombo , it cost just under $1300 for four bus class flights on UL and MH. I flew Colombo -KL--TPE and earned 320 SC for ...

  • Travel Insurance and Coronavirus

    Jun 05, 2020, 08:28 PM

    Slightly off topic but if you are breaking your journey TPE is an excellent Airport . Im not sure with Covid -19 in play whether you can still register for their frequent visitor scheme.I registered on my first visit , it only takes 5 minutes There is a very good train service from the Ai...

  • A similar blog to this one ran an article on the death of double status credits

  • Qantas contact centre hold times

    Feb 18, 2020, 08:47 PM

    I have that the Staff in the contract contact centres pleasant but badly trained .I tried the Qantas Chat today and it took three hours to get an answer to a very basic question and i was moved from operator to operator till the last guy at least made the effort

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