• Is Qantas Club worth the price?

    May 25, 2021, 12:56 PM

    And of course, if most of your flying is on regional routes then you often have no Qantas Club at all in at least one direction...

  • @rodlo: in March, when the parent comment was posted, the NZ bubble hadn't opened yet and all international terminal lounges were still closed.

  • That was not true when I flew NLK-SYD in J on QF180 last Friday - I got sausages with mash potato, peas and a slice of bread. I don't know what they were serving in Y.Presumably they loaded the meals in Sydney, as you say NLK obviously doesn't have catering facilities, so perhaps there may be cir...

  • This is something that the Norfolk Island Administrator has been asking for, as it reduces the operational costs for the airlines significantly. I believe the reason for the current situation is that even though Norfolk has been reintegrated with the Australian immigration system (it used to have...

  • per https://www.regional.gov.au/territories/norfolk_island/administrator/media/2021/ni-a-mr-202120.aspx - QF is replacing NZ on this service for the 3 month period, with NZ remaining as the long term supplier

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  • They've already granted substantial status retention bonuses, what more can customers reasonably expect?

  • Passports and no where to go!

    May 24, 2021, 12:58 PM

    If you grew up in an immigrant family, as I did, you know that you always, always, always have a current passport with 6 months validity, because who knows what the future holds or what potential emergencies may arise, even in spite of pandemic travel restrictions?Granted, mine doesn't expire unt...

  • I'm considering a trip to Norfolk Island once they've reopened, which I assume will come earlier than international travel to countries outside our potential Trans-Tasman or Asian bubbles. Perfect opportunity to start ticking boxes on my Australian external territories list instead.Everything I'v...

  • It's perfectly normal for travel agents to combine my given names into "Firstnamemiddlename", and it can appear that way even on my boarding passes. It's fine.

  • Originally Posted by Sibelius Originally Posted by ajd Originally Posted by Sibelius All true... however, there was a quiet change to Local Champion last year which makes it more attractive. It used to be that you could earn a maximum of 10,000 points via Local Champion. That's now changed to ...

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