• 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

  • I've just booked a return J ticket - I've been wanting to go to Norfolk for a while, but the high fares of the Air NZ flights put me off, while I'm sitting on loads of QF points that I haven't found a good excuse to spend. (This also means that along with my trip to Christmas and Cocos later this...

  • The NZ flights to Norfolk were still running even before the one-way NZ bubble launched, they've been managing it ever since the border first closed. And in Perth they also have to manage flights to Christmas and Cocos via the international terminal.

  • I definitely think QF is in a better position than NZ to promote the destination to Australians and raise its profile.

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  • 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 ...

  • 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 10,000 points per year. Swings and roundabouts. I wonder ...

  • Originally Posted by Racala Sorry if I have got this wrong.. but I tend to keep receipts. Surely customs would accept a receipt with date/serial no etc , particularly for expensive cameras as proof of purchase in Australia. Saves mucking around with lodging forms etc. Conversely, filing a B263 pr...

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