• Correct me if I'm wrong but I always thought the virgin lounges had quite a limited kitchen setup out the back?I certainly felt many of the dishes in the VA lounge were reheated rather than freshly prepared. Eg soups, pasta dishes, stews and even the poached eggs..Would Bain spend all that money ...

  • Hi Chris, hoping you could clarify something for me. If you book your multiple e-tickets with a travel agent that uses Galileo to combine everything onto one PNR and then check-in with an airline using Amadeus- is the airline able to lookup the gal reference on their system? I thought this is why...

  • Wow- this is more or less a tax and surcharge hike to match QF/EK.. Other annoying this is this will now push all EY redemptions to over $50 in taxes / charges so will attract the $30pp credit card fee too. Even though there is no alternative offered (other than points) to pay for taxes on award...

  • It'd be awesome if VA could fly into ATL at some point.. Would be great to have access to such a huge DL hub and Hotlanta makes a fun stopover city.

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  • Have any of those people offered the challenge ever previously been Gold or Platinum with Qantas?

  • I've previously forwarded the emailed responses from QF to ET and asked if they could confirm this with their sources at QF. Never received a response.

  • I applied a few years ago as a VA platinum and was offered a gold challenge which I respectfully declined as I was already an Aadvantage Platinum member. Applied again in January of this year after flying 1500 status credits on VA metal in 6 months and was turned down altogether. Apparently the t...

  • Hilton probably has the "best" gym in that it's of the size/standard (if not better) of a platinum fitness first. That being said my favourite is the Intercon and then the Sheraton on the Park.I find the Intercon gym has a more personal feel and although it's not large by any ...

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